You Can't Take It with You | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Graham Greene

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Critical Essay by Graham Greene

[You Can't Take It With You] is the Christmas Carol over again—with its sentimentality and its gusto and its touches of genius: no technical mistakes this time as there were in Lost Horizon. The director emerges as a rather muddled and sentimental idealist who feels—vaguely—that something is wrong with the social system. Mr. Deeds started distributing his money, and the hero of Lost Horizon settled down in a Thibetan monastery—equipped with all the luxury devices of the best American hotels—and Grandpa Vanderhof persuades, in this new picture, the Wall Street magnate who has made the coup of his career and cornered the armaments industry to throw everything up and play the harmonica. This presumably means a crash in Wall Street and the ruin of thousands of small investors, but it...

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