Much Too Shy

1942 British film / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Much Too Shy is a 1942 British comedy film directed by Marcel Varnel and starring George Formby, Kathleen Harrison, Hilda Bayley and Eileen Bennett.[1] The cast includes radio star Jimmy Clitheroe (as George's brother), later "Carry On'" star Charles Hawtrey, Peter Gawthorne and Joss Ambler.

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Much Too Shy
Opening title card
Directed byMarcel Varnel
Written byWalter Greenwood (screen adaptation)
Michael Vaughan (additional scenes)
John L. Arthur
Jack S. Marks
Based onoriginal story by Ronald Frankau
Produced byMarcel Varnel
Ben Henry (associate producer)
StarringGeorge Formby
Kathleen Harrison
CinematographyArthur Crabtree
Edited byMax Brenner
Kitty Spreckley
Music byHarry Bidgood (uncredited)
Distributed byColumbia Pictures Corporation (UK)
Release date
  • 12 October 1942 (1942-10-12)
Running time
92 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Formby's featured songs are They Laughed When I Started to Play (Formby/Cliffe), Talking to the Moon About You (Day), Delivering the Morning Milk (Formby/Gifford/Cliffe) and Andy the Handy Man, written by Eddie Latta.[2]