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.
Before the film was released to the general public, a major screening was held in Washington, DC, at the invitation of the Washington Press Club, at Constitution Hall on October 16, 1939. More than 4,000 people attended, including senators, ... ...
That settles it! I will not be attacked and belittled by my own children in my own home! Oh, my nerves are strained to the breaking point!
Mrs. Hopper: Oh, Hubert.
(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.
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