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      Magic Town

      Released Oct 7, 1947 1h 43m Comedy Drama List
      50% Tomatometer 6 Reviews 36% Audience Score 100+ Ratings A peaceful hamlet takes a turn for the worse after being publicized as a true reflection of average America. Read More Read Less

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      Dennis Schwartz Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews A dated satire on pollsters, that lacks an edge. Rated: B- Sep 2, 2011 Full Review Emanuel Levy EmanuelLevy.Com Rated: 2/5 Jun 30, 2005 Full Review Steve Crum Kansas City Kansan Interesting comedy take on radio giveaway shows. Rated: 3/5 Oct 16, 2004 Full Review Ken Hanke Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) Miscast director bogged in a sappy movie. Rated: 2/5 Aug 2, 2004 Full Review Andy Klein Los Angeles CityBeat Rated: 2/5 Jul 1, 2004 Full Review Carol Cling Las Vegas Review-Journal Rated: 3/5 Apr 9, 2004 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Steve D A bit hokey but entertaining enough. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 06/04/23 Full Review Audience Member Excellent performances in small town Americana setting with both laugh-out-loud and nuanced humor of the best kind. If you like It's a Wonderful Life, you'll enjoy Magic Town. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/14/23 Full Review Audience Member This is a great film. one Stewart's best. this is full of the frank capra style. a must watch. a greatly underrated film. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/06/23 Full Review s r Cute romance, but not the best. I liked polling aspect. Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 03/31/23 Full Review Audience Member James Stewart ,Kent Smith ,Jane Wyman ,Charming comedy set in a small town in America that gets hit with media attention,causing a variety of problems Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 01/21/23 Full Review Audience Member James Stewart vehicle with plenty of heart and good-will as his character sympathises with the town he initially set out to exploit. The romance with Jane Wyman is very ordinary. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/06/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Movie Info

      Synopsis A peaceful hamlet takes a turn for the worse after being publicized as a true reflection of average America.
      Director
      William A. Wellman
      Producer
      Robert Riskin, William A. Wellman
      Screenwriter
      Robert Riskin
      Distributor
      RKO Radio Pictures
      Production Co
      Robert Riskin Productions
      Genre
      Comedy, Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Theaters)
      Oct 7, 1947, Original
      Release Date (DVD)
      Oct 1, 2015
      Runtime
      1h 43m