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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

NR 1939-10-19 (US) ComedyDrama 2h 9m
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Romance, drama, laughter and heartbreak... created out of the very heart and soil of America!


Naive and idealistic Jefferson Smith, leader of the Boy Rangers, is appointed to the United States Senate by the puppet governor of his state. He soon discovers, upon going to Washington, many shortcomings of the political process as his earnest goal of a national boys' camp leads to a conflict with the state political boss.

  1. Frank Capra


  2. Sidney Buchman


  3. Lewis R. Foster


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  1. James Stewart

    James Stewart

    Jefferson Smith

  2. Jean Arthur

    Jean Arthur

    Clarissa Saunders

  3. Claude Rains

    Claude Rains

    Joseph Paine

  4. Edward Arnold

    Edward Arnold

    Jim Taylor

  5. Guy Kibbee

    Guy Kibbee

    Governor Hopper

  6. Thomas Mitchell

    Thomas Mitchell

    Diz Moore

  7. Eugene Pallette

    Eugene Pallette

    Chick McGann

  8. Beulah Bondi

    Beulah Bondi

    Ma Smith

  9. H.B. Warner

    H.B. Warner

    Senate Majority Leader

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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
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