The Good Fairy

The Good Fairy

Director: William Wyler Cast: Margaret Sullavan, Herbert Marshall, Frank Morgan

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Overview

Margaret Sullavan graduates from a girl's orphanage to an usherette's job at a Budapest movie theatre. Bibulous millionaire Frank Morgan makes a play for Margaret, but she keeps him at arm's length by picking a name from the phone book and insists that that's the name of her husband. The man chosen at random is attorney Herbert Marshall, who can't understand why Morgan has taken a sudden interest in him. Morgan offers Marshall a huge contract in hopes that Margaret will be "exchanged," but the truth comes out to everyone's satisfaction. Adapted from a Ferenc Molnar play by Preston Sturges (who added a hilarious movie-within-a-movie in which the "stars" emote by speaking in one-syllable sentences), Good Fairy was remade as the Deanna Durbin vehicle I'll Be Yours (47).

Product Details

Release Date: 09/02/2014
UPC: 0025192235979
Original Release: 1935
Source: Universal Mod
Presentation: [B&W]
Time: 1:38:00
Sales rank: 37,921

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The Good Fairy 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This movie is a hidden gem of the 30s. It deserves way more attention. The acting and screenplay are both excellent. Watch this film!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago