You Can’t Take It With You Script

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Director:Frank Capra
Written by:Robert Riskin (Scenario Writer), Robert Riskin (Screenplay), George S. Kaufman (Theatre Play), Moss Hart (Theatre Play)

Script Synopsis:Alice, the only relatively normal member of the eccentric Sycamore family, falls in love with Tony Kirby. His wealthy banker father, Anthony P. Kirby, and his snobbish mother, strongly disapprove of the match. When the Kirbys are invited to dinner to become better acquainted with their future in-laws, things do not turn out the way Alice had hoped.

Half Angel Script

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Director:Richard Sale
Written by:Robert Riskin (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Director Richard Sale's 1951 comedy about a sleepwalker and her alter ego's romantic problems stars Loretta Young, Joseph Cotten, Cecil Kellaway, Jim Backus, Irene Ryan, John Ridgely and Herb Vigran.

Platinum Blonde

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Director:Frank Capra
Written by:Harry Chandlee (Story), Douglas W. Churchill (Story), Robert Riskin (Dialogue), Jo Swerling (Adaptation)

Script Synopsis:Anne Schuyler is an upper-crust socialite who bullies her reporter husband into conforming to her highfalutin ways. The husband chafes at the confinement of high society, though, and yearns for a creative outlet. He decides to write a play and collaborates with a fellow reporter.

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

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Director:Frank Capra
Written by:Clarence Budington Kelland (Story), Robert Riskin (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Longfellow Deeds lives in a small town, leading a small town kind of life. When a relative dies and leaves Deeds a fortune, Longfellow moves to the big city where he becomes an instant target for everyone. Deeds outwits them all until Babe Bennett comes along. When small-town boy meets big-city girl anything can, and does, happen.

American Madness

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Director:Frank Capra
Written by:Robert Riskin (Author)

Script Synopsis:American Madness is a film from director Frank Capra from 1932. Set during the depression the film depicts a bank trustee involved in a robbery scandal.

Meet John Doe

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Director:Frank Capra
Written by:Richard Connell (Story), Robert Presnell Sr. (Story), Robert Riskin (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:As a parting shot, fired reporter Ann Mitchell prints a fake letter from unemployed "John Doe," who threatens suicide in protest of social ills. The paper is forced to rehire Ann and hires John Willoughby to impersonate "Doe." Ann and her bosses cynically milk the story for all it's worth, until the made-up "John Doe" philosophy starts a whole political movement.

Lost Horizon

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Director:Frank Capra
Written by:James Hilton (Novel), Robert Riskin (Screenplay), Sidney Buchman (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:British diplomat Robert Conway and a small group of civilians crash land in the Himalayas, and are rescued by the people of the mysterious, Eden-like valley of Shangri-la. Protected by the mountains from the world outside, where the clouds of World War II are gathering, Shangri-la provides a seductive escape for the world-weary Conway.

The Whole Town’s Talking

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Director:John Ford
Written by:Jo Swerling (Screenplay), Robert Riskin (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Ordinary man-in-the-street Arthur Ferguson Jones leads a very straightforward life. He's never late for work and nothing interesting ever happens to him. One day everything changes: he oversleeps and is fired as an example, he's then mistaken for evil criminal killer Mannion and is arrested. The resemblance is so striking that the police give him a special pass to avoid a similar mistake. The real Mannion sees the opportunity to steal the pass and move around freely and chaos results.

It Happened One Night

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Director:Frank Capra
Written by:Robert Riskin (Screenplay), Samuel Hopkins Adams (Author)

Script Synopsis:A renegade reporter and a crazy young heiress meet on a bus heading for New York, and end up stuck with each other when the bus leaves them behind at one of the stops.