Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

All Kansas City Public Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26, and will remain closed all day Thursday, November 27, for Thanksgiving.

Take a trip in time back to 1939, regarded by many critics as the greatest year in the history of American film. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (NR)
Hollywood’s Greatest Year: All-Time Classics
Saturday, August 9, 2014
1:30pm @ Central Library

Film critics regard 1939 as the greatest year in Hollywood history, when more memorable movies were released than at any other time. Throughout 2014, the Kansas City Public Library recreates the movie going experience enjoyed by audiences 75 years earlier. Each week, the free series Hollywood’s Greatest Year will present a movie from 1939.

In the Stanley H. Durwood Film Vault, Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

Saturdays at 1:30 p.m.
 
 
Gone with the Wind (PG; Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable)
August 2, 2014

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (NR; James Stewart, Jean Arthur)
August 9, 2014

The Wizard of Oz (PG; Judy Garland, Ray Bolger)
August 16, 2014

Stagecoach (NR; John Wayne, Claire Trevor)
August 23, 2014

Goodbye, Mr. Chips (NR; Robert Donat, Greer Garson)
August 30, 2014