#1 of the Top Ten Westerns Shane (1953) Directed by George Stevens Starring: Alan Ladd, Jean Arthur, Van Heflin, Brandon
Frank Capra created some of the most memorable films in American history. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington stands out as
Once again Stewart was handed a role almost written for him. He had the ability to play the rich man or poor man with such ease that the films become natural in feeling. As the world headed for war this film seemed to be an escape as it focused on the small things, small values in life. It’s an amazing film that feels relevant even today.