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.
Near the beginning of the film, when Smith is appointed a senator, a joyful crowd sings "Auld Lang Syne" for James Stewart. The same song is sung for him by another joyful crowd at the end of "It's a Wonderful Life" (1946). [Note that neither film ... ...
Senator Joseph Paine:
You don't have to worry about the others - they are just senators.
(at around 18 mins) When Smith arrives in Washington on the train, he's seen walking towards the exit with a porter behind him carrying his bags. The next shot shows the same porter coming into the station carrying someone else's bags.