Landery, Charles. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. London: J.M. Dent and Sons Limited, 1940. First edition, illustrated with original dust jacket.
Presented is a first edition copy of Charles Landery's Mr. Smith Goes to Washington from 1940. The book was published out of London, UK by J. M. Dent and Sons Limited. Presented in original orange dust jacket with character portraits on the front in black and white. The novel was adapted from Frank Capra's Colombia Picture with story by Lewis R. Foster. The original screen play was written by Sidney Buchman.
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington was released as both a book and a film of the political-comedy drama genre. The novel includes several black and white stills from the film, including a complete cast description in the preface. Colombia Pictures used Lewis R. Foster's unpublished story "The Gentleman from Montana" for the basis of the plot. The story won an Academy Award for Best Original Story.
Presented with its original orange dust jacket. Slight bumping to spine and bits of discoloration along dust jacket corners. Pages have light foxing. Overall good condition for age and use.