Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A simple small-town man inherits a massive fortune and is immediately hounded by those who wish to take advantage of him.
The scene in which Deeds meets several famous writers and columnists at a New York restaurant, and finds them to be witty but also sarcastic and rude, is a reference to the Algonquin Round Table, with the character Bill Morrow being loosely based on Alexander Woollcott.
He's got goodness, Mabel. Do you know what that is? No, of course you don't. We've forgotten. We're too busy being smart alecks. Too busy in a crazy competition for nothing.
When the attorney is trying to get Deeds to sign the power of attorney, while Deeds is being fitted for a new suit, a vest disappears and reappears.
Winthrop Oliver Warner (a studio musician) actually played the tuba for the film.