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The Resource Mr. Smith goes to Washington, Columbia Pictures ; directed by Frank Capra ; screenplay by Sidney Buchman, (videorecording)

Mr. Smith goes to Washington, Columbia Pictures ; directed by Frank Capra ; screenplay by Sidney Buchman, (videorecording)

Label
Mr. Smith goes to Washington
Title
Mr. Smith goes to Washington
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures ; directed by Frank Capra ; screenplay by Sidney Buchman
Title variation
  • Mister Smith goes to Washington
  • Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • engspapor
  • engspaporchilortha
  • eng
Summary
A freshman senator in Washington becomes involved in political infighting when a project of his is undermined by unscrupulous others who want to build a dam
Member of
Awards note
Academy award: Best writing, original story.
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Joseph Walker ; art director, Lionel Banks ; film editors, Al Clark & Gene Havlick ; musical score by Dimitri Tiomkin
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In English, Spanish and Portuguese with English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, and Thai subtitles ; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Jean Arthur, James Stewart, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold, Guy Kibbee
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1897-1991
  • 1908-1997
  • 1900-1991
  • 1889-1967
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Capra, Frank
  • Stewart, James
  • Arthur, Jean
  • Rains, Claude
Runtime
130
Series statement
Columbia classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Legislators
  • Political corruption
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Mr. Smith goes to Washington, Columbia Pictures ; directed by Frank Capra ; screenplay by Sidney Buchman, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1939
  • Features: Frank Capra, Jr. commentary, Frank Capra, Jr. remembers "Mr. Smith goes to Washington", vintage advertising, talent files
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
pms00501019
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 130 min.)
Isbn
9780767828017
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396279698
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
27969
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780767828017
System details
DVD, Dolby digital, standard format
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Mr. Smith goes to Washington, Columbia Pictures ; directed by Frank Capra ; screenplay by Sidney Buchman, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1939
  • Features: Frank Capra, Jr. commentary, Frank Capra, Jr. remembers "Mr. Smith goes to Washington", vintage advertising, talent files
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
pms00501019
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 130 min.)
Isbn
9780767828017
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396279698
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
27969
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780767828017
System details
DVD, Dolby digital, standard format
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
laserdisc

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