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Movie Matinee - Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)

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April 3, 2013

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Pelham Parkway-Van Nest Library

Join us for a classic movie every Wednesday morning.

This week's movie is: Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939). James Stewart won the New York Critics Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Mr. Smith, an idealistic country boy who goes to Washington as a short-term senator. Disillusionment sets in slowly as he realizes the political games being played in the nation's Capitol. His fight to expose the corruption to the public brings the film to a moving finish

Starring James Stewart and Jean Arthur. Columbia Pictures. Black and White. Not rated. 130 minutes.

 

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