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Title Mr. Smith Goes to Washington [(DVD) videorecording] / Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; screen play by Sidney Buchman ; story by Lewis R. Foster ; directed by Frank Capra.

Publication Info. Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2008]
Imprint Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, ©2008.
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult DVD Fiction  F MISTER    DUE 12-08-20
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Description 1 videodisc (approximately 130 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
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Series Premiere Frank Capra collection.
System Details DVD, Region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1); Dolby digital.
Language English dialogue with optional English, Japanese, Korean or Portuguese subtitles; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Cast Jean Arthur, James Stewart, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold, Guy Kibbee, Thomas Mitchell, Beulah Bondi, Harry Carey, Eugene Pallette, Ruth Donnelly, Grant Mitchell, Porter Hall.
Credits Director of photography, Joseph Walker; film editors, Gene Havlick, Al Clark; musical score, Dimitri Tiomkin.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1939.
Special features: Commentary by Frank Capra, Jr.; Frank Capra, Jr. remembers -- Mr. Smith goes to Washington; vintage advertising gallery; original theatrical trailer.
Summary Jefferson Smith is a small town idealist who answers the call to duty when he's unexpectedly named to fill a vacant seat in the U.S. Senate. Determined to do some good, he sponsors a bill to create a national boy's camp, unaware it threatens to undermine a graft scheme sponsored by his home state's crooked political machine. Framed and threatened with expulsion, Jefferson takes to the Senate floor to prove his innocence.
Audience Not rated.
Terms Of Use This disc is copy protected.
Awards Academy awards, 1940: Best writing, original story (Foster)
Access For private home use only.
Contents Frank Capra's American dream / Columbia TriStar Television in association with Frank Capra Productions, ZM Productions, the Sony Pictures High Definition Center and American Movie Classics ; written and directed by Kenneth Bowser ; produced by Charles A. Duncombe, Jr., Kenneth Bowser ; executive producers, Tom Capra, Frank Capra, Jr., George Zaloom, Les Mayfield, Jean-Michel Michenaud (c1997) -- Conversations with Frank Capra Jr., a family history -- Conversations with Frank Capra Jr., the golden years -- Frank Capra, collaboration -- The Frank Capra I knew.
Subject United States. Congress. Senate -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Legislators -- United States -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Political corruption -- United States -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Bills, Legislative -- United States -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Malicious accusation -- United States -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Washington (D.C.) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
United States. Congress. Senate (OCoLC)fst00530422 -- Videodiscs.
United States (OCoLC)fst01204155 -- Videodiscs.
Washington (DC) (OCoLC)fst01204505 -- Videodiscs.
Genre Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Fiction films. (OCoLC)fst01710264
Political films. (OCoLC)fst01710460
Video recordings for the hearing impaired. (OCoLC)fst01710450
Feature films.
Political films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
DVD-video discs.
Added Author Foster, Lewis R., 1898-1974, screenwriter.
Buchman, Sidney, 1902-1975, screenwriter.
Capra, Frank, 1897-1991, director.
Tiomkin, Dimitri, 1894-1979, composer.
Arthur, Jean, 1900-1991, actor.
Stewart, James, 1908-1997, actor.
Rains, Claude, 1889-1967, actor.
Arnold, Edward, 1890-1956, actor.
Kibbee, Guy, 1882-1956, actor.
Mitchell, Thomas, 1892-1962, actor.
Bondi, Beulah, 1892-1981, actor.
Carey, Harry, 1878-1947, actor.
Pallette, Eugene, 1889-1954, actor.
Donnelly, Ruth, 1896-1982, actor.
Mitchell, Grant, 1874-1957, actor.
Hall, Porter, 1888-1953, actor.
Columbia Pictures Corporation.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington
Mister Smith goes to Washington
ISBN 1435937953
Standard No. 043396279780
Music No. 27978 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
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