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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Trivia

Harry Carey's role is credited as "President of the Senate". He is presumably also the Vice-president of the United States. However, in those days, if the Vice-president died in office, he was not replaced until the next presidential election, so the job of ... ...


Quotes

Senator Joseph Paine: I know how you feel, Jeff. Thirty years ago - I had those ideals, too. I was *you*. I had to make the decision you were asked to make today. And I compromised - yes! So that all these years I could stay in that Senate - and serve the people in a ...


Goofs

Susan Payne should be spelled "Susan Paine".


Soundtracks

(Oh My Darling) Clementine
(1884) (uncredited)
Music by
Percy Montrose
In the score towards the end

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Comedy | Drama

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