The Good Fairy
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The Good Fairy
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… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Sturges' gift for blending the sophisticated with the simple, the cynical with the sentimental has rarely been better evidenced than it is here."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"This strange, uncertain film doesn't augur or embody Wyler's subsequent trademarks so much as it calls them into relief through their very absence."
‑ Nick Davis, Nick's Flick Picks
"Lustrous"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"Morgan steals the show as the millionaire, and the rest of the cast performs with vigor."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
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