Mr. Deeds Goes To Town (1936) – Review by Bosley Crowther

2019-03-18T20:23:40+01:00March 18th, 2019|Categories: CINEMA|Tags: , , , |

Examined by any standards, those of 1936 or today, Mr. Deeds had or has to be regarded as pure wishful fantasy. Longfellow Deeds, the lanky hero whom Mr. Cooper so aptly played, was an amiable small-town bumpkin who candidly combined all the platitudinous pieties and virtues of an idealized Boy Scout.