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In great movies, it's no mystery the butler did it

...criticized for being an extended comic riff on drunkenness, this comedy actually has a great deal of heart and class. MR. DEEDS GOES TO TOWN (1936): The rare Gary Cooper comedy, Mr. Deeds finds the cinema hero playing Longfellow Deeds, a simple...
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Coop captivated fans quietly revolves around the titular character and his righting of wrongs the cowboy way - with fists and firearms. MR. DEEDS GOES TO TOWN (1936): One of Mr. Cooper's finest roles, Mr. Deeds finds the actor playing an aw-shucks tuba player...
At the movies: 'Mr. Deeds'

...Still, "Mr. Deeds" is a movie that should not exist, sullying the memory of Capra and Gary Cooper's "Mr. Deeds Goes to Town" while adding nothing worthy of its own. This new film shares the crude tone but generally decent heart of Sandler's...
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...30 p.m. at Philips Arena in Atlanta. FRIDAY: Movie openings include Mr. Deeds, an update of the classic Mr. Deeds Goes to Town starring Adam Sandler as a sweet ignoramus who inherits a fortune and Winona Ryder as a greedy reporter; and...
NBC transports 'Alice' to a lavish Wonderland

...fanciful romanticism of Jean Cocteau (Beauty and the Beast) and even the comedies of director Frank Capra (Mr. Deeds Goes to Town). The courtroom scene in which Sir Jack, the Knave of Hearts, is on trial for stealing some tarts, Mr. Willing...
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Critical choice

...shuffling, grinning moron. Mooseport is an enfeebled attempt to summon up the small-town charms of Frank Capra's Mr. Deeds Goes to Town and Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, and Mr. Romano has replaced Gary Cooper and Jimmy Stewart - two tall drinks...
'Deeds' debuts with $37.2 million

...sole heir to a $40 billion fortune, inherited the weekend box-office crown. A remake of Frank Capra's "Mr. Deeds Goes to Town," the movie debuted in the No. 1 spot with $37.2 million. The weekend's other new wide release, the...
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