Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama
A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the United States Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down.
The film's premiere was sponsored by the National Press Club in Washington, DC, at Constitution Hall with over 4,000 in attendance, including congressmen, Supreme Court Justices and Cabinet members. Frank Capra was seated next to Montana Sen. Burton Wheeler, ... ...
Now, Senator, tell me, what do you think of the girls in this town?
Jefferson Smith: Gosh, I, down at the station, four of 'em came up and kissed me when I got off the train.
Female Reporter: Oh, were they pretty?
Jefferson Smith: Pretty - that Miss Susan Paine, she's about the prettiest girl I ever...
(at around 21 mins) In the montage as Jeff Smith wanders off after arriving in Washington, we see the display of the Declaration of Independence at the National Archives, and then supposedly a close-up of the document - only the "S"'s are written in modern style script and don't look like "F"'s as in the original document.
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