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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

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

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
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Director
Screenwriter
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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Joseph Walker ; film editors, Gene Havlick, Al Clark ; musical score, Dimitri Tiomkin
Language note
English dialogue with optional English, Japanese, Korean or Portuguese subtitles; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
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
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
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1939 motion picture
  • Special features: Optional commentary by Frank Capra, Jr. ; "Frank Capra, Jr. remembers ... 'Mr. Smith goes to Washington'" ; Vintage advertising gallery ; Original theatrical trailer
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment: 27978
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
276951402
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 130 min.)
Isbn
9781435937956
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396279780
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
27978
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased ; home, library, or classroom use only
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
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1939 motion picture
  • Special features: Optional commentary by Frank Capra, Jr. ; "Frank Capra, Jr. remembers ... 'Mr. Smith goes to Washington'" ; Vintage advertising gallery ; Original theatrical trailer
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment: 27978
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
276951402
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 130 min.)
Isbn
9781435937956
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396279780
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
27978
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased ; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD

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