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1,439 Ratings

My Man Godfrey

Directed by Gregory La Cava
United States, 1936
Romance, Comedy


Irene, an eccentric, wealthy Manhattanite, wins a society-ball scavenger hunt after finding a “forgotten man”—an apparent down-and-out drifter—at a dump. She hires him as the family butler and soon falls for him, driving her to to both woo Godfrey and indoctrinate him in the household’s dysfunction.

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My Man Godfrey Directed by Gregory La Cava

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Academy Awards

1937 | 6 nominations including: Best Actor in a Leading Role

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