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Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
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Gary Cooper Gary Cooper
Longfellow Deeds
Jean Arthur Jean Arthur
Babe Bennett
George Bancroft George Bancroft
Lionel Stander Lionel Stander
Cornelius Cobb
Douglass Dumbrille Douglass Dumbrille
John Cedar
H.B. Warner H.B. Warner
Judge May
Ruth Donnelly Ruth Donnelly
Mabel Dawson

Written by
Robert Riskin Robert Riskin
(screen play)


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6 years, 10 months ago at Jan 28 13:30
Since it is a really famous feature, I was quite eager to check it out. Basically, it is one of those big classics from the 1930's and, to be honest, I’m not really a huge fan of this genre and I had a rather hard time to really care about the whole thing. Indeed, they just don’t make movies like this anymore, such whimsical tales taking place in some idyllic version of the USA. The lead man, ... read more
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Longfellow Deeds lives in a small town, leading a small town kind of life - including playing the tuba in the town band. When a relative dies and leaves Deeds a fortune, Longfellow picks up his tuba and moves to the big city where he becomes an instant target for everyone from the greedy opera committee to the sensationalist daily newspaper. Deeds outwits them all until Babe Bennett comes along. Babe is a hot-shot reporter who figures the best way to get close to Deeds is to pose as a damsel in distress. When small-town boy meets big-city girl anything can, and does, happen.
Release date: 12 April 1936
UPC: 043396894396
Tags: Comedy (7), Romance (7), 1936 (5), Great Depression (5), 1930s (5), Hunger (4), Lawyer (4), Inheritance (3), Photographer (3), Small Town (3), Reporter (3), Character Name In Title (3), Restaurant (3), Fainting (3), Poet (3), Butler (3), Courtroom (3), Violin Player (2), Eccentric (2), Charity (2)
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