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by loveclassicmovies created on Jul 26, 2013 (a list of 5 films )
1. The More the Merrier
The More the Merrier is a 1943 American comedy film made by Columbia Pictures which makes fun of the housing shortage during World War II, especially in Washington, D.C.. The picture stars Jean Arthur, Joel McCrea, Charles Coburn, Stanley Clements and Richard Gaines. The movie was directed by George... read more...
2. Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town is a 1936 American comedy film directed by Frank Capra, based on the story Opera Hat by Clarence Budington Kelland that appeared in serial form in the Saturday Evening Post. It stars Gary Cooper and Jean Arthur in her first featured role. The screenplay was written by Kelland ... read more...
3. You Can't Take It With You
You Can't Take It With You (1938) Adapted from the Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. The cast includes James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Lionel Barrymore and Edward Arnold.The movie won two Academy Awards from seven nominations: Best Picture and Best Director... read more...
4. A Foreign Affair
A Foreign Affair is a 1948 American romantic comedy film directed by Billy Wilder. The screenplay by Wilder, Charles Brackett, and Richard L. Breen is based on a story by David Shaw adapted by Robert Harari. Though a comedy, there was a cynical tone to the overall project.In 1947, a United States co... read more...
5. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is a 1939 American drama film starring James Stewart and Jean Arthur, about one man's effect on American politics. It was directed by Frank Capra and written by Sidney Buchman, based on Lewis R. Foster's unpublished story. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington was controversial w... read more...