with Carole LombardMy Man Godfrey (1936)  93 min view photo
With: Carole Lombard, Alice Brady, Gail Patrick, Eugene Pallette
A masterpiece.  Powell's a tramp who's adopted by scatterbrained Lombard as her family's butler - he solves the crazy family's problems and finds his own place in life at the same time. This movie set the standards for screwball comedies, and Powell's Godfrey Parke is flawless.

The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (1937)  98 min Montgomery, Crawford, Powell view photo
With: Joan Crawford, Robert Montgomery, Frank Morgan
Crawford as a jewel thief posing as a great lady, Powell as her confederate meet their match when they try to burglarize Montgomery.

with Luise Rainer The Emperor's Candlesticks (1937)  89 min
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With: Luise Rainer, Robert Young, Maureen O'Sullivan
Powell and Rainer are spies in pre-WWI Russia - on opposite sides - each trying to get their hands on a pair of valuable candlesticks in which state secrets have been hidden.

The Baroness and the Butler (1938) with Annabella view photo
With: Annabella, Henry Stephenson, Joseph Schildkraut
Another butler role for Powell - this time he has political amibitions on the opposing side of his employer's, and romantic problems with the daughter of the house.

Powell, Lamarr, RathboneCrossroads (1942)  84 min    view photo
With: Hedy Lamarr, Basil Rathbone, Claire Trevor
A good one. Powell is an amnesia victim blackmailed by suave Rathbone and sleek Trevor.

The Youngest Profession (1943)  82 min with Edward Arnold and Virginia Weidler
With: Virginia Weidler, Edward Arnold
Amusing tale of two young girls obsessed with obtaining autographs from a bevy of MGM's greatest stars. Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Robert Taylor, and Powell appear as themselves.

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