It’s an election year, and the corrupt William’s machine is facing a tough opponent in George Martin, a hard-working, clean-living, and all-around good guy. But when it comes to winning the all-important women’s vote, it is going to take more than the issues to get the right man elected.
Tucked into the rural countryside of Alabama, is a little schoolhouse with a new teacher. Miss Jane Richards, played by Dorothy Dandridge, has been assigned to her very first class. With her, comes all of the passion and insecurity a new teacher might experience.
In an old Victorian house, a sinister plan unfolds after the murder of the wicked mistress of the house, and any chance the remaining household members have at happiness is marred by their unrelenting suspicion of each other.
It is completely understandable why Universal Studios had faith in the remake of My Man Godfrey. The original film was charming, funny – and more importantly – it was popular at the box office. It seemed like a win-win. So why did the remake miss the mark?