My Man Godfrey (Talkback with John Farr)
- Tue Feb 26
Tue Feb 26 @ 7:00 pm: Join us for a new series featuring outstanding classic films on select Tuesday evenings once a month. John Farr , Founder of the Playhouse and Creator of bestmoviesbyfarr.com , will introduce and give a short talk about each film before the lights go down. After screenings, guests are invited to join him for “Farr @The Bar” – drinks and casual conversation following the film in the Playhouse Cafe.
Director: Gregory La Cava Run Time: 94 min. Format: Digital
Starring: Alice Brady, Carole Lombard, Gail Patrick, Jean Dixon, William Powell
In the depths of the Depression, a party game brings dizzy socialite Irene Bullock to the city dump where she meets Godfrey, a derelict, and ends by hiring him as family butler. He finds the Bullocks to be the epitome of idle rich, and nutty as the proverbial fruitcake. Soon, the dramatizing Irene is in love with her ‘protege’…who feels strongly that a romance between servant and employer is out of place, regardless of that servant’s mysterious past…