Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Remains A Classic

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington remains a classic over 80 years following its theatrical release and is a part of the Columbia Classics: 4K Ultra HD Collection. While the film has beautifully aged, the same couldn’t be said for its theatrical release in 1939.  It was slammed by many politicians.  Democratic Senate Majority Leader Alben W. Barkley wasn’t among the fans.  Nor was Joseph P. Kennedy, then the American Ambassador to Great Britain.  He was…

"Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Remains A Classic"

King Cohn: The Life and Times of Harry Cohn

King Cohn: The Life and Times of Harry Cohn, written by the late Bob Thomas, is the definitive portrait of the Columbia Pictures co-founder. First published in 1967, the book was reprinted by New Millennium Press in 2000.  Thomas spoke to 250 plus people in gathering comments and anecdotes about the late Cohn.  Interestingly enough, both Columbia and Warner Brothers had a pair of brothers named Harry and Jack.  Maybe it’s just a mere coincidence…

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