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My Man Godfrey

  • Film

Time Out says

Wretched remake of La Cava's stinging screwball comedy about a scatterbrain socialite who 'collects' one of the Depression's forgotten men and adopts him as her butler. Apart from deficiencies on all other glitzy Ross Hunter fronts, the script tries to update by turning the down-and-out into an illegal immigrant. With the part of an ex-Luftwaffe pilot played by OW Fischer, as originally planned, it just might have worked; with Niven, it's disastrously bland.
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Release Details

  • Duration:92 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Henry Koster
  • Screenwriter:Everett Freeman, William Bowers, Peter Berneis
  • Cast:
    • June Allyson
    • David Niven
    • Jessie Royce Landis
    • Robert Keith
    • Martha Hyer
    • Eva Gabor
    • Jay Robinson
    • Jeff Donnell
    • Herbert Anderson
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