|Brown Bag Lunch Classic Films - Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936, NR) (ML)|
Event Type: Music & Performances|
Age Group(s): Adults, Adults
Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Time: 2:00 PM
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936, NRLibrary: Main Library Map
Frank Capra won an Oscar for directing this screwball comedy. Small-town denizen, Longfellow Deeds, suddenly inherits millions of dollars from a long lost relative. Coerced into visiting New York, he is immediately set upon by opportunistic city slickers who are only after his fortune. Deeds outwits them all, but when he decides to give the money away, he ends up in court. Jean Arthur also stars as a reporter who is after Deedsí story, and ends up falling for him.
Director: Frank Capra
Writers: Robert Riskin and Clarence Budington Kelland
Stars: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, George Bancroft, Lionel Stander
Time: 1 hour 55 minutes
Type: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Location: Meadows Comm. Rms. A-B-C
No registration required. Coffee and tea will be served.