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I have to disagree with the person who said that Joan Crawford shined in this film and that it was a hit. She didn't and it wasn't. Also I think Crawford would have been completely miscast in My Man Godfrey.
What this film is is an amusing tale with Powell (as always), Montgomery and Frank Morgan all very good.
To see this type of story done right I would suggest watching Lubitsch's wonderful and unsurpassed Trouble in Paradise.
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