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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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  • Champion of Integrity

    Will Fox 2015-08-31

    Gary Cooper, Top 10 film star, personifies integrity in more than 70 films, as the quintessential American individualist. In the beginning Paramount made... MORE>

  • May I you honor?

    aerodarts 2014-02-10

    If you have not seen this movie, stop! Do not read any further, unless you do not mind knowing what happens before you see a movie.Mr Deeds is what society... MORE>

  • Mr. Deeds goes to Town

    Goetan 2013-07-01

    An touching and funny screwball comedy. Cooper recieved his first Oscar nomination as a small-town poet who inherits $20 million and wants to help farmers... MORE>