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My Man Godfrey
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8.1 IMDB rating
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William Powell William Powell
Godfrey
Carole Lombard Carole Lombard
Irene Bullock
Alice Brady Alice Brady
Angelica Bullock
Gail Patrick Gail Patrick
Cornelia Bullock
Eugene Pallette Eugene Pallette
Alexander Bullock
Jean Dixon Jean Dixon
Molly
Alan Mowbray Alan Mowbray
Tommy Gray
Mischa Auer Mischa Auer
Carlo


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Morrie Ryskind Morrie Ryskind
(screen play)
Eric Hatch Eric Hatch
(screen play)


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She’s Electric...

3 years, 4 months ago at Jun 17 21:34
2 votes
...she’s in a family full of eccentrics.***This Review Contains Spoilers***Does a comedy film actually have to make you laugh? Can you have a comedy without any laughs in it? This was once a question posed by film critic Mark Kermode.  When thinking of this question, the first movie which comes to my mind if My Man Godfrey, a comedy which I love but there are only a few moments during it which ... read more

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7 years, 9 months ago at Jan 12 8:44
2 votes
I absolutely love this movie!! I can watch this movie over and over and it is funny and witty every time! Carole Lombard and William Powell are excellent! The whole storyline is hilarious! A must-see film!

A classic

4 months, 2 weeks ago at Jun 8 21:44
2 votes
I wasn't really sure what to expect from this movie but since it was included in the '1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die', I was quite eager to check it out. To be honest, I have to admit that I'm not a huge fan of such classic screwball comedies. Indeed, even though some of them are still really popular, in my opinion, they usually didn't grow old very well. However, this movie was actually ... read more
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In the depths of the Depression, a party game brings dizzy socialite Irene Bullock to the city dump where she meets Godfrey, a derelict, and ends by hiring him as family butler. He finds the Bullocks to be the epitome of idle rich, and nutty as the proverbial fruitcake. Soon, the dramatizing Irene is in love with her 'protege'...who feels strongly that a romance between servant and employer is out of place, regardless of that servant's mysterious past.
Release date: 6 September 1936
UPC: 056775005894
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A classic

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