Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

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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.


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  • "Mr.Smith Goes To Washington" Jimmy Stewart 1939 Columbia
  • James Stewart and Jean Arthur in Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
  • "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" Frank Capra, James Stewart 1939 Columbia
  • "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" James Stewart, Jean Arthur 1939 Columbia
  • "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" James Stewart 1939 Columbia

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Trivia

H.B. Warner and Pierre Watkin's characters are, respectively, credited as Senate Majority Leader and Senate Minority Leader. In the script they also have names, respectively, Sen. Martin Agnew and Sen. John Barnes. Their party affiliations are presumably opposite, but it ... ...


Quotes

James Taylor: I want you to let the ballyhoo boys loose, plan a celebration, and declare a holiday.


Goofs

(at around 9 mins) When the governor enters the Smith's home (with the band playing) we see, from the inside, Ma closing the door almost shut. When the scene shifts to outside the house, Ma is again closing the same door.

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Genres

Comedy | Drama

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