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    Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (Columbia, 1939). Insert (14" X 36"). With the success of Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, (1936) director Frank Capra planned a follow-up film, in which his morally upright, down-to-earth lead character would continue his crusade for small-town values in the nation's capitol. Unfortunately, Gary Cooper, who had brought Longfellow Deeds to such vivid life in the previous film, was unavailable when this picture got underway, so Capra chose James Stewart to fulfill the role. The result was a true American classic, although a controversial one in its day. As a beloved film, paper from this production is always in high demand. This insert had some fold wear, a top right corner bend, and some light creasing in the bottom border, but professional restoration has expertly addressed these slight issues, resulting in a poster you will be proud to own and display. Very Fine- on Paper.

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    November, 2008
    7th-8th Friday-Saturday
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