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My Man Godfrey (1957)

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Release Date: Dec 1, 1957 Wide

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The Depression-New Deal subtext of the original 1936 My Man Godfrey was understandably dispensed with in this so-so 1957 remake. David Niven steps into the old William Powell role as hobo-turned-butler Godfrey, while June Allyson does her best in the Carole Lombard part as Irene Bullock, the spoiled, impulsive heiress who brings Godfrey into her zany household. The remake follows the original with reasonable fidelity so far as the basics are concerned, with Godfrey, a wealthy lawyer who dropped

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Classics, Comedy

Everett Freeman, William Bowers

Sep 17, 1998

MCA Universal Home Video

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No classic like the original but on its own a pleasant little comedy.
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