Glamour Girl (1938 film)

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Glamour Girl
Directed by Arthur B. Woods
Produced by William Collier Jr.
Written byJohn Meehan Jr.
Tom Phipps
Starring Gene Gerrard
Lesley Brook
Ross Landon
Cinematography Basil Emmott
Edited by Leslie Norman
Distributed by Warner Bros. (UK)
Release date
  • March 1938 (1938-03)(UK)
Running time
68 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Glamour Girl is a 1938 British comedy film directed by Arthur B. Woods and starring Gene Gerrard, Lesley Brook, Ross Landon, Betty Lynne and Leslie Weston. [1]


It was made Teddington Studios as a quota quickie by the British subsidiary of Warner Bros..

The plot involved a commercial photographer leaving his job to become a painter, and using his secretary as a model. [2]

It marked the last film appearance of American actor James Carew.


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  1. Glamour Girl at the IMDB
  2. "Glamour Girl (1938)". British Film Institute. 16 April 2009. Archived from the original on 29 January 2009. Retrieved 14 July 2012.