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The Resource Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington., [presented by] Columbia Pictures ; story by Lewis R. Foster ; screenplay by Sidney Buchman ; directed by Frank Capra

Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington., [presented by] Columbia Pictures ; story by Lewis R. Foster ; screenplay by Sidney Buchman ; 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
[presented by] Columbia Pictures ; story by Lewis R. Foster ; screenplay by Sidney Buchman ; directed by Frank Capra
Title variation
Mr. Smith goes to Washington
Contributor
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
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English dialogue, English, Japanese, Korean or Portuguese subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.F73 2008
PerformerNote
Jean Arthur, James Stewart, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold, Guy Kibbee, Thomas Mitchell, Beulah Bondi
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • -1974
  • 1902-1975
  • 1897-1991
  • 1900-1991
  • 1908-1997
  • 1889-1967
  • 1890-1956
  • 1882-1956
  • 1892-1962
  • 1892-1981
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Foster, Lewis R.
  • Buchman, Sidney
  • Capra, Frank
  • Arthur, Jean
  • Stewart, James
  • Rains, Claude
  • Arnold, Edward
  • Kibbee, Guy
  • Mitchell, Thomas
  • Bondi, Beulah
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
130
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Legislators
  • Bills, Legislative
  • Political corruption
  • Malicious accusation
Technique
live action
Label
Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington., [presented by] Columbia Pictures ; story by Lewis R. Foster ; screenplay by Sidney Buchman ; directed by Frank Capra
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • 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
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
1159564
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
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 control number
  • (Sirsi) 1159564
  • (Sirsi) 1159564
  • (OCoLC)276951402
System details
DVD, 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., [presented by] Columbia Pictures ; story by Lewis R. Foster ; screenplay by Sidney Buchman ; directed by Frank Capra
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • 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
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
1159564
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
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 control number
  • (Sirsi) 1159564
  • (Sirsi) 1159564
  • (OCoLC)276951402
System details
DVD, full screen (1.33:1); Dolby Digital
Terms governing use
This disc is copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD

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