My Man Godfrey 1957

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My Man Godfrey ★★½ 1957

Inferior remake of the sophisticated screwball comedy of the ‘30s about a butler who brings a touch of the common man to the filthy rich. Niven stars as the butler and Allyson plays the rich girl, but nothing compares to the original roles created by Powell and Lombard. 92m/C VHS, DVD . June Allyson, David Niven, Martha Hyer, Jessie Royce Landis, Robert Keith, Eva Gabor, Jay Robinson, Jeff Donnell; D: Henry Koster; W: Everett Freeman, Peter Berneis, William Bowers; C: William H. Daniels.