MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON (1939) James Stewart at U.S. Senate


Vintage original 8 x 10″ (20 x 25 cm.) black and white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold, Guy Kibbee, Thomas Mitchell, Beulah Bondi, dir; Frank Capra; Columbia Pictures. Minor creases and dings, outline of paper on verso visible if held up to light. near fine.

James Stewart as appointed senator Jefferson Smith is overcome with wonder as he enters the U. S. Senate for the first time. He would soon learn of the corruption in the government system. One of Hollywood golden year 1939’s top contenders for the Academy Awards, the story rings as true today as it did at the time.

This photo includes Irving Lippman’s photography stamp and the original attached paper blurb on the verso. Photo code is “D-Col-43-495”.

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