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The story of movies Mr Smith goes to Washington

[Los Angeles, CA] : Film Foundation, 2006.

1 videodisc : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in + 1 teacher's guide.

This middle school program features the classic film, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. This DVD enables students to study film by focusing on key film language concepts and significant scenes. Selected as a historically and culturally significant film by the Library of Congress, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is the story of an idealistic but inexperienced senator who confronts corruption in government. At the time of its release, the Second World War had begun in Europe, and Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy banned the film. In America, the film became the focus of a controversy when some American politicians and journalists labeled it unpatriotic.

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Title:

The story of movies [videorecording] : Mr Smith goes to Washington.

VaryingTitle:

Mr. Smith goes to Washington.

Edition:

Teacher's Edition DVD.

Publisher:

[Los Angeles, CA] : Film Foundation, 2006.

Physical:

1 videodisc : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in + 1 teacher's guide.

Series:

Story of movies.

Notes:

Presented by the Film Foundation in partnership with IBM and TCM Movies.

Notes:

Originally released as a motion picture in 1939.

Notes:

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939, directed by Frank Capra)

Notes:

Supplemental materials include: Student activity booklet, teacher's guide and graphic organizers may be available in print or downloaded from www.storyofmovies.org.

Notes:

"This DVD-based teaching unit allows students to study the artistic merits of this film as well as its historical and cultural significance. Print materials will be available for download at www.storyofmovies.org/curriculum/index.html Lessons and activities cover four basic areas: Story and narrative content, the filmaking process, film language and visual style, and the historical period in which the film was made.".

ParticipantNote:

Jean Arthur, James Stewart, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold, Guy Kibbee, Thomas Mitchell, Beulah Bondi.

Summary:

This middle school program features the classic film, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. This DVD enables students to study film by focusing on key film language concepts and significant scenes. Selected as a historically and culturally significant film by the Library of Congress, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is the story of an idealistic but inexperienced senator who confronts corruption in government. At the time of its release, the Second World War had begun in Europe, and Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy banned the film. In America, the film became the focus of a controversy when some American politicians and journalists labeled it unpatriotic.

Target Audience:

Grades 7 through 12.

Subject:

United States.--Congress.--Senate--Drama.

Subject:

Political corruption--Washington (D.C.)--Drama.

Subject:

Motion pictures--Study and teaching (Middle school)

Subject:

Motion pictures--Study and teaching (Secondary)

AE:PersName:

Buchman, Sidney, 1902-1975.

AE:PersName:

Capra, Frank, 1897-1991.

AE:PersName:

Arthur, Jean, 1905-1991.

AE:PersName:

Stewart, James, 1908-1997.

AE:PersName:

Rains, Claude, 1889-1967.

AE:PersName:

Arnold, Edward, 1890-1956.

AE:PersName:

Foster, Lewis R., d. 1974.

AE:CorpName:

Film Foundation (Los Angeles, Calif.)

AE:CorpName:

Video Placement Worldwide (Firm)

Link:

Connect to : Curriculum Guides and Student Activity materials

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