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Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town is a 1936 American screwball comedy film directed by Frank Capra, starring Gary Cooper and Jean Arthur in her first featured role. Based on the 1935 short story Opera Hat by Clarence Budington Kelland, which appeared in serial form in The American Magazine, the screenplay was written by Robert Riskin in his fifth collaboration with Frank Capra. This was the seventh of 12 films on which Capra collaborated with screenwriter Robert Riskin, who played a key role in the development of Capra's directorial style.Their other collaborations included It Happened One Night, for which Capra won Best Director and Riskin won Best Screenplay; You Can't Take It With You, and Mee ... more on Wikipedia

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