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.
Included among the American Film Institute's 1998 list of the Top 100 Greatest American Movies.
This is Daniel Webster's desk. Did you know that?
Senator Joseph Paine: Mhm! He wouldn't mind.
(About 45 mins) Smith and Susan Paine have a conversation wherein Smith's hat, held in his hand, is the camera's sole focus for about 30 seconds - at the expense of the characters conversing. And yet when Smith leaves the room, he is without hat, and the hat is nowhere to be seen.
Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair
Music by Stephen Foster
In the score as a love theme
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