Longfellow Deeds lives in a small town, leading a small town kind of life - including playing the tuba in the town band. When a relative dies and leaves Deeds a fortune, Longfellow picks up his tuba and moves to the big city where he becomes an instant target for everyone from the greedy opera committee to the sensationist daily newspaper. Deeds outwits them all until Babe Bennett comes along. Babe is a hot-shot reporter who figures the best way to get close to Deeds is to pose as a damsel in distress. When small-town boy meets big-city girl anything can, and does, happen. Written by
When Deeds announces he is giving his money to the farmers, one of the headlines of the newspaper reads backwards. See more »
[giving his name card to Deeds]
I'm John Cedar, of the New York firm of Cedar, Cedar, Cedar and Budington.
Budington must feel like an awful stranger.
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Winthrop Oliver Warner (a studio musician) actually played the tuba for the film. See more »