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My Man Godfrey

Friday, February 13 - Monday, February 16, 2015

DCP projection

“Gregory La Cava’s improvisational style received its highest critical acclaim for this 1936 film, a marginally Marxist exercise in class confusion during the Depression. Carole Lombard is the bubbleheaded heiress who needs an oppressed proletarian to round out a scavenger hunt; she picks up tramp William Powell and lets him stay on to be her butler. Meanwhile, mad poet Mischa Auer assumes the role of the intelligentsia under late capitalism by imitating a gorilla. With Alice Brady, Eugene Pallette, and Gail Patrick.” – Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader

  • Country USA
  • Year 1936
  • Running Time 94 minutes
  • Director Gregory La Cava