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

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

Label
Mr. Smith goes to Washington
Title
Mr. Smith goes to Washington
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures Corporation ; screen play by Sidney Buchman ; directed by Frank Capra
Title variation
  • Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington
  • Mister Smith goes to Washington
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • por
  • chi
  • kor
  • tha
  • eng
Summary
Washington's youngest senator exposes corruption in high places, almost at the cost of his career
Member of
Awards note
Academy Award: Best screenplay (original story)
Cataloging source
MDK
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Story, Lewis R. Foster; director of photography, Joseph Walker; film editors, Gene Havlick, Al Clark; musical score, Dimitri Tiomkin
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In English, Spanish or Portuguese with optional English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean or Thai subtitles; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Jean Arthur, James Stewart, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold, Guy Kibbee, Thomas Mitchell, Beulah Bondi
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1902-1975
  • d. 1974
  • 1897-1991
  • 1905-1991
  • 1908-1997
  • 1889-1967
  • 1890-1956
  • 1882-1956
  • 1892-1981
  • 1894-1959
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Buchman, Sidney
  • Foster, Lewis R.
  • Capra, Frank
  • Arthur, Jean
  • Stewart, James
  • Rains, Claude
  • Arnold, Edward
  • Kibbee, Guy
  • Mitchell, Thomas
  • Bondi, Beulah
  • Walker, Joseph B
  • Havlick, Gene
  • Clark, Al
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation
  • Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
130
Series statement
Columbia classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feature films
  • Feature films
  • Feature films
  • United States
  • United States
  • Political corruption
  • DVDs
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Mr. Smith goes to Washington, Columbia Pictures Corporation ; screen play by Sidney Buchman ; directed by Frank Capra, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1939
  • "This film was restored by the Library of Congress Motion Picture Conservation Center."
  • "Full screen version ... theatrical aspect ratio of approximately 1.33:1"--Container
  • Special features: theatrical trailers, talent files, vintage advertising, featurette, and Frank Capra, Jr. commentary
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm43537169
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 details
DVD; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Mr. Smith goes to Washington, Columbia Pictures Corporation ; screen play by Sidney Buchman ; directed by Frank Capra, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1939
  • "This film was restored by the Library of Congress Motion Picture Conservation Center."
  • "Full screen version ... theatrical aspect ratio of approximately 1.33:1"--Container
  • Special features: theatrical trailers, talent files, vintage advertising, featurette, and Frank Capra, Jr. commentary
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm43537169
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 details
DVD; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
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