This film received lots of Oscar love, but also one glaring snub…
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today in movie history, october 19
1939 – Frank Capra’s forever-timely “
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” opened wide on this day. The film earned 11 Oscar nominations, including James Stewart’s first ever nom for his portrayal of Jefferson Smith, a righteous small town Senator who takes on the political powers that be.
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