History Film / MyManGodfrey

22nd Apr '17 2:51:19 AM Kitchen90
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-->'''Irene Bullock:''' ''(looks out the window of Godfrey's club)'' Oh, it's a lovely view ... the view of the bridge. Is it always there? [[note]]To be fair, she could've assumed it was a photograph or a painting, at first.[[/note]]
* CluelessChickMagnet: Without really trying or having much awareness of it, {{adorkable}} Godfrey gets both Bullock daughters and the maid to fall in love with him.

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-->'''Irene Bullock:''' ''(looks out the window of Godfrey's club)'' Oh, it's a lovely view ... the view of the bridge. Is it always there? [[note]]To be fair, she could've assumed it was a photograph or a painting, at first.[[/note]]
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* CluelessChickMagnet: Without really trying or having much awareness of it, {{adorkable}} Godfrey gets both Bullock daughters and the maid to fall in love with him.



* DeadpanSnarker: Mr. Bullock. For Molly and Godfrey see ServileSnarker.

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* DeadpanSnarker: Mr. Bullock. For Molly Bullock and Godfrey see ServileSnarker.Cornelia.
14th Apr '17 10:40:38 AM Kitchen90
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The Bullocks are a wealthy family with two spoilt daughters. During UsefulNotes/TheGreatDepression, the family participate in a scavenger hunt at a party full of well-off friends and have to search for items in order to win prizes. RichBitch daughter Cornelia and SpoiledSweet daughter Irene (Lombard) are after the rarest find of them all -- a "forgotten man".

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The Bullocks are a wealthy family with two spoilt daughters. During UsefulNotes/TheGreatDepression, the family participate in a scavenger hunt at a party full of well-off friends and have to search for items in order to win prizes. RichBitch daughter Cornelia and SpoiledSweet daughter Irene (Lombard) are after the rarest find of them all -- all: a "forgotten man".
10th Apr '17 7:14:16 AM Kitchen90
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* TheDitz: Mrs. Bullock is ''so'' dizzy she is unable to correctly recall the man her daughter announced her engagement too mere moments earlier. Irene herself is also a bit empty headed, though she has a much more forceful personality than her vague mother.

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* TheDitz: Mrs. Bullock is ''so'' dizzy she is unable to correctly recall the man her daughter announced her engagement too two mere moments earlier. Irene herself is also a bit empty headed, empty-headed, though she has a much more forceful personality than her vague mother.



* HeCleansUpNicely: Godfrey, when he turns up at the Bullocks mansion for his first day as their butler. The family first saw him in raggy clothing and thick stubble the night before, and don't recognise him when he arrives clean-shaven in a new suit (it didn't help that they were hungover, either; Irene even forgot that she'd offered Godfrey the job).

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* HeCleansUpNicely: Godfrey, when he turns up at the Bullocks mansion for his first day as their butler. The family first saw him in raggy scruffy clothing and thick stubble the night before, and don't recognise him when he arrives clean-shaven in a new suit (it didn't help that they were hungover, either; Irene even forgot that she'd offered Godfrey the job).
10th Apr '17 6:44:04 AM Kitchen90
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* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: Irene, who is a SpoiledSweet young woman with fair hair. It's more of a GeniusBonus is the viewer already knows that her actress Creator/CaroleLombard had blonde hair.

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* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: Irene, who is a SpoiledSweet young woman with fair hair. It's more of a GeniusBonus is if the viewer already knows that her actress Creator/CaroleLombard had blonde hair.
10th Apr '17 6:20:39 AM Kitchen90
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* BeautyIsNeverTarnished: Inverted with Godfrey, who begins the movie as a scruffy homeless man and ends as an elegant three-piece suit. Regardless, his actor Creator/WilliamPowell goes from ruggedly-handsome to a handsome SharplyDressedMan.

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* BeautyIsNeverTarnished: Inverted with Godfrey, who begins the movie as a scruffy homeless man and ends as an elegant three-piece suit. Regardless, his actor Creator/WilliamPowell goes from ruggedly-handsome to a handsome SharplyDressedMan.sharply-dressed man.
10th Apr '17 6:19:11 AM Kitchen90
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* BeautyIsNeverTarnished: Inverted with Godfrey, who begins the movie as a scruffy homeless man and ends as an elegant three-piece suit. Regardless, his actor Creator/WilliamPowell goes from ruggedly-handsome to a handsome SharplyDressedMan.
8th Apr '17 7:25:17 AM Kitchen90
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[[caption-width-right:320:[[CloudCuckoolander The rich girl]] Irene with her protege...er, [[HiddenDepths butler]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:320:[[CloudCuckoolander The [[caption-width-right:320:The rich girl]] Irene girl [[CloudCuckoolander Irene]] with her protege...er, [[HiddenDepths butler]]]]


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* {{Adorkable}}:
** Godfrey. When he wasn't working, he was making jokes about his homeless situation to Irene, laughing about his shabby clothes, forgetting to take the price tag off his new suit (and being teased about it by Molly the maid), and his dancing when he's drunk.
** Irene, being the eccentric that she is, who gets excitable like a child and does {{happy dance}}s.
8th Apr '17 6:32:45 AM Kitchen90
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* HeCleansUpNicely: Godfrey, when he turns up at the Bullocks mansion for his first day as their butler. The family first saw him in raggy clothing and thick stubble the night before, and don't recognise him when he arrives clean-shaven in a new suit (it didn't help that they were hungover, either; Irene even forgot that she'd offered Godfrey the job).



* INeedAFreakingDrink: During a typical evening at home, Mr. Bullock takes a whole tray of martinis and then asks Godfrey to repeat the order in 30 minutes.

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* INeedAFreakingDrink: During a typical evening at home, Mr. Bullock takes a whole tray of martinis and then asks Godfrey to repeat "repeat the order in 30 minutes.minutes".



* LastMinuteHookup: In fact, last minute marriage.

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* LastMinuteHookup: In fact, last minute marriage.When Godfrey decides to leave, Irene tracks him down to a nightclub. [[spoiler:She hires a priest and makes Godfrey's work partner and her chauffeur wedding guests, reassuring Godfrey that everything "will be over soon".]]



* ModelingPoses: Irene's attempt to snare Godfrey's attention, called out by Cordelia.

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* ModelingPoses: Irene's attempt Irene attempts several lounging poses around the house to snare Godfrey's attention, called out by Cordelia.make Godfrey notice her. Cornelia sees through it and teases her.



* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Cornelia asks Godfrey to be honest about what he thinks of her. Godfrey calls her variations of a spoiled child, making her march out of the cafe outraged.

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* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Cornelia asks Godfrey to be honest about what he thinks of her. Godfrey calls her variations of a "a spoiled child, child", making her march out of the cafe outraged.in embarrassed outrage.
8th Apr '17 6:11:32 AM Kitchen90
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* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: Irene, who is a SpoiledSweet young woman with fair hair. It's more of a GeniusBonus is the viewer already knows that her actress Creator/CaroleLombard had blonde hair.



* HaveAGayOldTime: Mrs. Bullock notes that Cornelia shattered a bunch of windows downtown because she was "very gay" last night, and then ask asks Godfrey if he's noticed anything "queer".

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* HaveAGayOldTime: Mrs. Bullock notes that Cornelia shattered a bunch of windows downtown because she was "very gay" last night, and then ask asks Godfrey if he's noticed anything "queer".



* LightFeminineDarkFeminine: The two Bullocks daughters: the blonde Irene and the brunette Cornelia.



* NiceGirl: Irene, despite being from an arrogant family. She ''was'' the one that offered a homeless man a job because she felt guilty, after all.



* RejectionAffection: Irene can't stop hitting on Godfrey while he is constantly rejecting her advances.

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* RejectionAffection: Irene can't stop hitting on flirting with Godfrey while he is constantly rejecting her advances.


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* SavvyGuyEnergeticGirl: Godfrey and Irene, whenever they interact.
23rd Feb '17 9:11:40 AM Kitchen90
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* ForcefulKiss: Irene pretends that she's feeling faint and lies on the sofa. When Godfrey leans over to check her, Irene clutches his face and pulls him into a kiss. When Irene's done, Godfrey tries to walk away as stoic as possible.



* HangoverSensitivity: Mrs. Bullock usually has one in the morning. She sees "pixies".

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* HangoverSensitivity: Mrs. Mrs Bullock usually has one in the morning. She sees "pixies".pixies when she's hungover in bed. She tells Godfrey not to walk on them as he enters the room.



* NoodleIncident: When being displayed on stage at the scavenger hunt, Godfrey is asked by the presenter if he can feel his stubble. The presenter says that when a family (supposedly) found a homeless man before, the stubble he had turned out to be false.



* OnlySaneMan: Mr. Bullock and Godfrey.

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* OnlySaneMan: Mr. Bullock Bullock, Molly the maid, and Godfrey.



* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Godfrey mercilessly dissects Cornelia's character, telling her she is an overindulged Park Avenue brat. She is furious but also ashamed.

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* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Cornelia asks Godfrey mercilessly dissects Cornelia's character, telling to be honest about what he thinks of her. Godfrey calls her she is an overindulged Park Avenue brat. She is furious but also ashamed.variations of a spoiled child, making her march out of the cafe outraged.



* RichBitch: Cornelia. She, like everybody else in the household, is improved by Godfrey.

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* RichBitch: Cornelia. She, like everybody else in the household, is improved by Godfrey.



* ScavengerHunt: This is how the Bullocks first meet Godfrey. (Scavenger hunts first became popular in the 1930s).

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* ScavengerHunt: These were very popular in the 1930s. The Bullocks and their rich friends participate in this to win prizes, and finding a homeless man is so rare, contestants get the best prize. This is how the Bullocks first sisters meet Godfrey. (Scavenger hunts first became popular in the 1930s).Godfrey.



* ServileSnarker: The maid Molly is very deadpan, especially to the cops. Godfrey is sharper-tongued, but blunted by the adoring straight woman that is Irene.

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* ServileSnarker: The maid ServileSnarker:
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Molly is very deadpan, especially to the cops. maid. After dealing with a family like the Bullocks, it's not surprising.
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Godfrey is sharper-tongued, but blunted by the adoring straight woman that is Irene.Irene, who doesn't see through his comments.



* ShipperOnDeck: Godfrey's friend Tommy, as well as the ''whole Bullock family'' for him and Irene.

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* ShipperOnDeck: ShipperOnDeck:
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Godfrey's friend Tommy, as well as Tommy wants Godfrey to end up with Irene. [[spoiler:When Irene arrives at his and Godfrey's office, Tommy doesn't attempt to have her escorted out by security and scuttles out of the room with a smirk.]]
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''whole Bullock family'' for him and Irene.want Godfrey to end up with Irene as well.


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* SurroundedByIdiots: Molly warns Godfrey on his first day of work that serving the Bullock family will end up like this. She was right.
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