My weekend movie: My Man Godfrey (1936)

A great new discovery here, Knitted Notes, courtesy of my wife, who’s also a pretty darn cool blogger herself:


“My Man Godfrey (L’impareggiabile Godfrey) – USA 1936

Directed by: Gregory La Cava
Starring: Carole Lombard; William Powell; Gail Patrick; Alice Brady; Eugene Pallette; Jean Dixon; Mischa Auer.

Once Godfrey trouble was that nobody wanted him, now his trouble is that Irene Bullock wants him.

The Great Depression, a wealthy and crazy Park Avenue’s family and a “forgotten man”: the ingredient to make one of the funniest comedies ever, where La Cava, as he did in many of his films, looks with a critical eye to the “High Society”.

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I'm an award-winning journalist in Harrisburg, Pa. I also run and cook all the things.
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