About

In this comedy of an Englishman stranded in a sea of barbaric Americans, Marmaduke Ruggles, a gentleman's gentleman and butler to an Earl is lost in a poker game to an uncouth American cattle baron. Ruggles's life is turned upside down as he's taken to the USA, is gradually assimilated into American life, accidently becomes a local celebrity, and falls in love along the way.

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Directed by

Leo McCarey

Written by

Harlan Thompson (Screenplay)
Harry Leon Wilson (Novel)
Walter DeLeon (Screenplay)

Runtime

90 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

SH-H-H-H! TONIGHT'S YOUR NIGHT TO HOWL! And howl you will at this funniest of all comedies...

Cast

Keywords

millionaire widow saloon restaurant

Photos

Lists

#981 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Picture