About

Fifth Avenue socialite Irene Bullock needs a "forgotten man" to win a scavenger hunt, and no one is more forgotten than Godfrey Park, who resides in a dump by the East River. Irene hires Godfrey as a servant for her riotously unhinged family, to the chagrin of her spoiled sister, Cornelia, who tries her best to get Godfrey fired. As Irene falls for her new butler, Godfrey turns the tables and teac...

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Directed by

Gregory La Cava

Written by

Eric Hatch (Screenplay)
Morrie Ryskind (Screenplay)

Runtime

95 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Cast

Keywords

screwball comedy butler europe

Photos

Lists

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#44 on AFI's 100 years...100 laughs AFI

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Screenplay

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role

Oscar nomination for Best Director