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Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town(1936)

Also Known As: A Gentleman Goes to Town | Opera Hat |

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Brief Synopsis

When he inherits a fortune, a small-town poet has to deal with the corruption of city life.

Cast & Crew

Frank Capra Director
Gary Cooper Longfellow Deeds
Jean Arthur [Louise] Babe Bennett [also known as Mary Dawson]
Lionel Stander Cornelius Cobb
H. B. Warner Judge May
Ruth Donnelly Mabel Dawson
John Wray Farmer
Margaret Matzenauer Madame Pomponi
Warren Hymer Bodyguard

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1936 Production Date:  Harry Cohn, President; A Frank Capra Production
none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Columbia Pictures Corp. of California, Ltd.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording) Production Co:  Columbia Pictures Corp. of California, Ltd.
Duration(mins):  115 or 118 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  10,617    
Duration(reels):  12    

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  • A Frank Capra Classic

    Linda DiBenardo 2018-12-26

    Gary Cooper and Jean Arthur are a delight as the laid back Mr. Deeds and the hard-boiled reporter. This movie is filled with characters like people we all... MORE>

  • Coop's the Best

    Lloyd Wood 2018-06-23

    So why is TCM so niggardly in showing Coop's films? Of all the great stars of 30s,40s,50s, Coop outshines them all, but you'd never think so... MORE>

  • rule to live by.

    a.morris 2018-02-11

    thou shall not speak of the adam sandler remake..ever. MORE>