My man Godfrey

Gregory La Cava, 1892-1952, Morrie Ryskind, 1895-1985, Eric Hatch, 1901-1973, William Powell, 1892-1984, Carole Lombard, 1908-1942, Alice Brady, 1892-1939

DVD - 2018

A scatterbrained socialite hires a vagrant as a family butler ... but there's more to Godfrey than meets the eye.

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Series
Criterion collection : 114.
Subjects
Genres
Feature films
Romantic comedy films
Comedy films
Fiction films
Published
[Irvington, New York] : The Criterion Collection [2018]
Edition
DVD special edition ; DVD edition ; full screen
Language
English
Item Description
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1936.
Based on the novel by Eric Hatch.
1.33:1 aspect ratio.
Special features: new piece about the film with jazz and film critic Gary Giddins; new discussion about director Gregory La Cava with critic Nick Pinkerton; outtakes; Lux Radio Theatre adaptation of the film from 1938, starring actors William Powell, Carole Lombard, Gail Patrick, and Mischa Auer; newsreels from the thirties documenting the class divide during the Great Depression; trailer; an essay by critic Farran Smith Nehme.
Physical Description
1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in
Format
DVD, monaural.
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Production Credits
Photographer, Ted Tetzlaff ; film editors, Ted Kent, Russell Schoengarth ; musical director, Charles Previn.
ISBN
9781681435008
1681435004
Other Authors
Gregory La Cava, 1892-1952 (film director), Morrie Ryskind, 1895-1985 (screenwriter), Eric Hatch, 1901-1973 (actor), William Powell, 1892-1984 (-), Carole Lombard, 1908-1942, Alice Brady, 1892-1939
Review by Library Journal Reviews

Screwballs Lombard and Powell, from 1936. Copyright 2018 Library Journal.