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Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

Gary Cooper stars as Longfellow Deeds, a simple man who inherits an enormous estate from an estranged relative. When he is forced to "go to town" to manage the his new business affairs, their are many ready to take advantage of the country bumpkin, including a shrewd journalist (Jean Arthur). Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: B+
Language: A
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 116
Theater Release: 12 Apr 1936
Video Release: 09 Dec 2008
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
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Mr. Deeds Goes to Town is rated Not Rated:

Cast: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur

Detailed Review

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