Screwball/Great Depression Denial Syndrome: My Man Godfrey (Criterion Collection)

By Tony Williams. Gregory La Cava’s My Man Godfrey (1936) is admittedly one of the best screwball comedies of the 1930s that provided witty dialogue, entertainment, and “acceptable” references to the Great Depression in the limited manner Hollywood allowed at this time. Far removed from the more gritty Warner Bros’ type of productions such as … Continue reading Screwball/Great Depression Denial Syndrome: My Man Godfrey (Criterion Collection)