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The Resource Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington, Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; screen play by Sidney Buchman ; story by Lewis R. Foster ; directed by Frank Capra, (videorecording)

Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington, Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; screen play by Sidney Buchman ; story by Lewis R. Foster ; directed by Frank Capra, (videorecording)

Label
Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington
Title
Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; screen play by Sidney Buchman ; story by Lewis R. Foster ; directed by Frank Capra
Title variation
  • Frank Capra's Mister Smith goes to Washington
  • Mr. Smith goes to Washington
  • Mister Smith goes to Washington
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • jpn
  • kor
  • por
  • eng
  • eng
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
Awards note
Academy awards, 1940: Best writing, original story (Foster)
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Mr. Smith goes to Washington (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Joseph Walker; film editors, Gene Havlick, Al Clark; musical score, Dimitri Tiomkin
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English dialogue with optional English, Japanese, Korean or Portuguese subtitles; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.F73 2008
PerformerNote
Jean Arthur, James Stewart, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold, Guy Kibbee, Thomas Mitchell, Beulah Bondi, Harry Carey, Eugene Pallette, Ruth Donnelly, Grant Mitchell, Porter Hall
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1898-1974
  • 1902-1975
  • 1897-1991
  • 1894-1979
  • 1900-1991
  • 1908-1997
  • 1889-1967
  • 1890-1956
  • 1882-1956
  • 1892-1962
  • 1892-1981
  • 1878-1947
  • 1889-1954
  • 1896-1982
  • 1874-1957
  • 1888-1953
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Foster, Lewis R.
  • Buchman, Sidney
  • Capra, Frank
  • Tiomkin, Dimitri
  • Arthur, Jean
  • Stewart, James
  • Rains, Claude
  • Arnold, Edward
  • Kibbee, Guy
  • Mitchell, Thomas
  • Bondi, Beulah
  • Carey, Harry
  • Pallette, Eugene
  • Donnelly, Ruth
  • Mitchell, Grant
  • Hall, Porter
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
130
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Legislators
  • Political corruption
  • Bills, Legislative
  • Malicious accusation
  • Washington (D.C.)
Technique
live action
Label
Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington, Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; screen play by Sidney Buchman ; story by Lewis R. Foster ; directed by Frank Capra, (videorecording)
Link
http://www.mrqe.com/movies/m100030500?s=1
Instantiates
Publication
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
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 130 min.)
Isbn
9781435937956
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396279780
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
27978
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn276951402
  • (OCoLC)276951402
System details
DVD, Region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1); Dolby digital
Terms governing use
This disc is copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington, Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; screen play by Sidney Buchman ; story by Lewis R. Foster ; directed by Frank Capra, (videorecording)
Link
http://www.mrqe.com/movies/m100030500?s=1
Publication
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
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 130 min.)
Isbn
9781435937956
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396279780
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
27978
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn276951402
  • (OCoLC)276951402
System details
DVD, Region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1); Dolby digital
Terms governing use
This disc is copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD
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