MR. DEEDS GOES TO TOWN (Frank Capra, 1936)

Beautifully written by Robert Riskin from a story by Clarence Budington Kelland, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town won Frank Capra the directorial Oscar. Both the New York critics and the National Board of Review named it the year’s best film.      Why was the film considered so important? Correctly, Garbicz and Klinowski cite its association with […]