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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington(1939)

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Brief Synopsis

An idealistic Senate replacement takes on political corruption.

Cast & Crew

Frank Capra Director
Jean Arthur [Clarissa] Saunders
James Stewart Jefferson Smith
Claude Rains Senator Joseph Paine
Edward Arnold Jim Taylor
Guy Kibbee Governor [Hubert] Hopper
Thomas Mitchell Diz Moore
Eugene Pallette Chick McGann
Beulah Bondi Ma Smith
H. B. Warner Senate majority leader
Harry Carey President of the Senate
Astrid Allwyn Susan Paine
Ruth Donnelly Mrs. [Emma] Hopper
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Washington, D.C. premiere: 17 Oct 1939
Release Date:  1939 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Columbia Pictures Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording) Production Co:  Columbia Pictures Corp.
Duration(mins):  125-126 or 130 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  11,868    
Duration(reels):  13    

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  • I Just Love This Film - Very Inspirational

    Judy 2014-02-01

    I absolutely just love this film!!! Mr. Stewart's best actor performance is just great...with Ms. Jean Arthur as the wise-on-Washington leading lady,... MORE>

  • Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

    John 2013-08-02

    Overall-3/5Lead Performers-4/5Supporting Cast-3/5Director-5/5Score-3/5Screenplay-2/5Cinematography-3/5Importance-3/5Recommendation for fans of the... MORE>

  • Mr. Smith goes to Washington

    Dashiell Barnes 2012-10-06

    The essential film for fans of Capra & Stewart. Stewart is a naive idealist appointed on the belief that he will be easily manipulated by the senior... MORE>