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Frank Capra's Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

(DVD - 1999 )
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Washington's youngest senator exposes corruption in high places, almost at the cost of his career.
Title: Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington
[videorecording (DVD)]
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Video, [1999]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 130 min.) :,sd., b&w ;,4 3/4 in.
Notes: Special features: scene selections, theatrical trailers, talent files, vintage advertising, featurette, and Frank Capra, Jr. commentary.
"Full screen version ... theatrical aspect ratio of approximately 1.33:1"--Container.
"This film was restored by the Library of Congress Motion Picture Conservation Center."
Originally released as motion picture in 1939.
Contents: Start
Having kittens
The Hopper family
Star-spangled banquet
At the station
Saunders
Daniel Boone arrives
Press conference
Paine & Saunders
The U.S. Senate
Washington press corps
Paine's recommendation
National boys' camp
New bills & resolutions
"Let's get married."
Whistle-blower
Taylor meets Smith
"I compromised."
Yielding to Paine
Committee hearing
The Lincoln Memorial
Smith is recognized
Paine walks out
Filibuster!
Democracy in action
"Tell Jeff to stop."
23 hours, 16 minutes
Paine breaks.
Summary: Washington's youngest senator exposes corruption in high places, almost at the cost of his career.
Audience: Not rated.
Awards & Distinctions: Academy Award: Best screenplay (original story)
Additional Contributors: Foster, Lewis R. - 1898-1974
Arnold, Edward - 1890-1956.
Rains, Claude - 1889-1967.
Stewart, James - 1908-1997.
Arthur, Jean - 1900-1991
Tiomkin, Dimitri - 1894-1979
Capra, Frank - 1897-1991.
Buchman, Sidney - 1902-1975.
Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Columbia Pictures Corporation
ISBN: 0767828011
9780767828017
Statement of Responsibility: Columbia Pictures Corporation ; screen play by Sidney Buchman ; directed by Frank Capra
Credits: Story, Lewis R. Foster; director of photography, Joseph Walker; film editors, Gene Havlick, Al Clark; musical score, Dimitri Tiomkin.
Performers: Jean Arthur, James Stewart, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold, Guy Kibbee, Thomas Mitchell, Beulah Bondi.
System Details: DVD; Dolby digital mono.
Other Language: In English, Spanish or Portuguese with optional English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean or Thai subtitles; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Subject Headings: United States Politics and government Drama. United States Politics and government Drama. Political corruption Washington (D.C.) Drama. United States. Congress. Senate Drama.
Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Feature films.
Topical Term: Political corruption
Publisher No: 27969
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Sep 19, 2011
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