CAPRA FILM PREMIERED ON THIS DAY IN 1939

Mr Smith Goes To Washington poster

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James Stewart

 Mr. Smith goes to Washington premiered in Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., on October 17, 1939. The event was sponsored by the National Press Club  with 4,000 invited guests, including 45 senators. The Frank Capra film was nominated for 11 Academy Awards, winning for Best Original Story.

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Filming a scene with James Stewart

 

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Frank Capra

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