Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
(DVD) 

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Published
Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2008].
Format
DVD
ISBN
1435937953
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (approximately 130 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. 
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Published
Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2008].
Language
English
ISBN
1435937953
UPC
043396279780

Notes

General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1939.
General Note
Special features: Commentary by Frank Capra, Jr.; Frank Capra, Jr. remembers -- Mr. Smith goes to Washington; vintage advertising gallery; original theatrical trailer.
Restrictions on Access
For private home use only.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Joseph Walker; film editors, Gene Havlick, Al Clark; musical score, Dimitri Tiomkin.
Participants/Performers
Jean Arthur, James Stewart, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold, Guy Kibbee, Thomas Mitchell, Beulah Bondi, Harry Carey, Eugene Pallette, Ruth Donnelly, Grant Mitchell, Porter Hall.
Description
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.
Target Audience
Not rated.
System Details
DVD, Region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1); Dolby digital.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
This disc is copy protected.
Language
English dialogue with optional English, Japanese, Korean or Portuguese subtitles; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Awards
Academy awards, 1940: Best writing, original story (Foster)

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Foster, L. R., Buchman, S., Capra, F., Tiomkin, D., Arthur, J., Stewart, J., Rains, C., Arnold, E., Kibbee, G., Mitchell, T., Bondi, B., Carey, H., Pallette, E., Donnelly, R., Mitchell, G., & Hall, P. (2008). Mr. Smith Goes to Washington . Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Lewis R. Foster et al.. 2008. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Lewis R. Foster et al.. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2008.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Foster, Lewis R., et al. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2008.

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