Frank Capra’s “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” this fall

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Celebrating the movie’s 75th Anniversary, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has scheduled Frank Capra’s Mr. Smith Goes to Washington for release on Blu-Ray Disc in December.

An idealistic, newly-appointed senator (James Stewart) heads to Washington, where he single-handedly battles ruthless politicians out to destroy him. Winner of the 1939 Academy Award® for Best Writing (Original Story), Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is a timeless and stirring ode to the power of democracy.

Digitally restored and mastered in 4K, the release will be presented in collectible Digibook packaging, that also features Rare Photos and an all-new Essay by celebrated film historian Jeremy Arnold.

As bonus features, the release will also contain a Commentary Track by Frank Capra Jr, as well as the full-length Documentary ”Frank Capra’s American Dream”.

A number of Featurettes will also be included, such as “Frank Capra Jr. Remembers… Mr. Smith Goes To Washington,” “Conversations with Frank Capra Jr.: A Family History,” “Conversations with Frank Capra Jr.: The Golden Years,” “Frank Capra: Collaboration,” and “The Frank Capra I Knew”.

The release is rounded out by the movie’s Original Theatrical Trailer and a Rare International Trailer.

“Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” will be released on December 2 for only $19.99.

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