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My Man Godfrey (1936)

My Man Godfrey is a screwball comedy starring Carole Lombard as a wealthy heiress who hires William Powell, supposedly a down-and-out, to be her new butler. Complications - and romance - inevitably ensue.  Godfrey (William Powell) and Irene (Carole Lombard) Powell plays Godfrey, one of the "forgotten men" of the Great Depression. He is living with other dispossessed men in a temporary encampment in the shadow of the Queensboro Bridge in New York. One night a group of wealthy, fun-loving flappers in smart evening dress pull up in their cars and rush down to meet Godfrey. Cornelia (Gail Patrick) tells him that they are taking part in a scavenger hunt and one of the "items" they have to bring back is a "forgotten man". She offers him $5 if he will come back with her and help her to claim the prize.  Godfrey is obviously a dignified, self-respecting type and is unimpressed. He tells Cornelia what he thinks of her and her offer and pushes her onto an ash heap,
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