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  1. 'Sense8' Creator Lana Wachowski Thanks Fans for Reviving the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | Unicorn Booty

    ... is a bit of the stuff of a Frank Capra movie." Many of Capra's films, like the 1939 film Mr. Smith Goes to Washington , shows the triumph of innocent "everyday people" against larger institutional powers. "The idea that this outpouring of love from ...

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  2. Classic Film Festival returns with comedy star Jimmy Stewart in the spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | Davis Enterprise

    The Davis Odd Fellows Lodge's Classic Film Festival returns in September with three Jimmy Stewart films. The featured films - "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington," "The Philadelphia Story" and "Bell, Book and Candle" - will be shown on three successive Sunday evenings, Sept.

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  3. 'The Mayor' Not Donald Trump Story; Also Channels Jerry...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 6 | Deadline

    The Mayor writer/EP Jeremy Bronson says his lead character, an aspiring rapper accidentally elected mayor of a small Bay Area town after campaigning as a publicity stunt, is not an alt-look Donald Trump , the reality TV star turned POTUS, who some have suggested did not expect/want to win so much as to bolster ratings on Celebrity Apprentice. Series mayor Courtney Rose, played by Brandon Michael Hall, is as much Mr. Smith Goes To Washington and Jerry Springer as Trump, Bronson insisted at TCA .

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  4. LUPICA: The Mooch shows he belongs in Trump's world of politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 30 | New York Daily News

    ... great movies of the 1930s, the story from politics that inspired the country was Frank Capra's "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington." Now it's "Mr. Scaramucci Goes to Washington." In that movie, Sen. Jefferson Smith is played by James Stewart, and one of ...

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  5. 6 Filmmaking Tips from Frank CapraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | Film School Rejects

    ... to use cinema to do so - leading him to such "social-minded" works as Mr. Deeds Goes to Town , Mr. Smith Goes to Washington , and Meet John Doe . Beginning with Mr. Deeds Goes to Town , my films had to say something. And whatever they said had to ...

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  6. So proudly we hail truly patriotic filmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... back to the 1930s and to the patriotic films made by Frank Capra - "Mr. Deeds Goes to Town," "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" and "Meet John Doe " - and they deal in stories of corruption and bribery. They're much darker than anything you'd see in the ...

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  7. 10 Great Patriotic Movies to Watch on the Fourth of JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | MLive.com

    ... Though Capra's film is earnest and ultimately uplifting, it was darker than his previous work. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington deftly challenges injustice and corruption in radical ways that scared powerful people of the time. The film was banned in ...

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  8. That's a wrap on BYU film archivist's careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | Deseret News

    James D'Arc met with James Stewart in 1985, two years after the university acquired his film collection. James Stewart starred in "It's a Wonderful Life" and "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" , among others.

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  9. Mr. Smith Goes to WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | Denver Westword

    Amidst the bleakness of the current political landscape, a longing to return to the comforts of Americana, to an era when attaining our national ideals at least seemed like a common goal, is all too understandable. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington , is not only a standout classic of Frank Capra's All-American oeuvre, but also both an interrogation of the Democratic process and a paean to the noble goals it can achieve.

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  10. Victor Davis Hanson: Mr. Nunes Went to Washington. I live in rural ...Read the original story

    Jun 9, 2017 | Instapundit.com

    ... this disclosure could have mirror-imaged the script of director Frank Capra's classic film "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington." It all started when Nunes said he had received unsolicited information of wrongdoing from one or more whistleblowers. ...

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  11. Boston Globe: We Need Jimmy Stewart to Save Us From 'Idiot-in-Chief' TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | NewsBusters.org

    A liberal Boston Globe columnist is beside himself over the supposed evil and corruption of Donald Trump. So, the only person who can save America from the "idiot-in-chief" is... Jimmy Stewart? More precisely, Stewart's iconic role as the noble citizen politician in Mr. Smith Goes to Washington .

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  12. Today's Birthday: James StewartRead the original story

    May 19, 2017 | Infoplease

    ... of his own importance on Christmas Eve in It's a Wonderful Life (1946). His many films include Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939), Destry Rides Again (1939), Broken Arrow (1950), Harvey (1950), Rear Window (1954), Vertigo (1958), Anatomy of a ...

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  13. Paging Mr. SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | Boston.com

    I've been thinking about him a lot lately, and about "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington," the 1939 Frank Capra classic about a nave outsider who gets elected to the US Senate, roils the beltway establishment, and reminds all those cynics on the screen and out in the audience of the hard-won ideals that serve as the foundation of the American experiment. Mostly I've been wondering where that guy is as the house built atop that foundation seems in danger of burning to the ground and the alarms in the firehouse seem awfully slow to ring.

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  14. Today in Movie Culture: Armie Hammer as Shazam, 'Alien' Franchise Recap and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | Movies.com

    ... Capra, who was born 120 years ago today, directs James Stewart and Jean Arthur on the set of Mr. Smith Goes to Washington in 1939: Today is the 25th anniversary of the Cannes premiere of Far and Away . Watch the original trailer for the classic Tom ...

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  15. Best bets this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | Times Herald-Record

    Spend an afternoon with a classic movie, "Mr. Smith Goes To Washington," from 1-3:09 p.m. Saturday at the Paramount Theatre of Middletown, 17 South St. All tickets are $5.

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  16. Jeff JacobyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Jewish World Review

    In the 1930s, when Jimmy Stewart played an idealistic young senator in "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington," the filibuster was a true check on the unbridled power of a legislative majority. To sustain a filibuster, senators had to remain in the chamber and on their feet, speaking.

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  17. Don't nuke the filibuster - restore itRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | Boston.com

    ... In 1939, when Jimmy Stewart portrayed an idealistic young senator in Frank Capra's film " Mr. Smith Goes to Washington ," the filibuster was a true check and balance on the unbridled power of a legislative majority. It wasn't easy to sustain a ...

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  18. Five Came Back: Netflix remembers when Hollywood went to warRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Stuff.co.nz

    Netflix's Five Came Back is a splendid, three-part adaptation of Mark Harris' surprise bestseller, handily directed by Laurent Bouzereau. Meryl Streep narrates Harris' story of how five esteemed Hollywood directors volunteered to make propaganda films for the USA and its fighting corps.

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  19. Netflix doc 'Five Came Back' reveals how WWII weaponized HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | Boston Herald

    ... eager to prove his patriotism, had directed heart-warmers like Mr. Deeds Goes to Town and Mr. Smith Goes to Washington . His primary focus during the war became the Why We Fight series, an attempt to gird soldiers and civilians without stoking them ...

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  20. Netflix documentary explores wartime propagandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... a smashing directorial debut with "The Maltese Falcon." Frank Capra had just finished with "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" and "Meet John Doe." George Stevens, a master of buoyant light comedy, had tried to adapt "Paths of Glory" in the late '30s but ...

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