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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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  • Required Viewing

    David H. 2017-11-02

    This is a good film that made James Stewart a star with fine performances from the rest of the cast. My main complaint is the ending seems rushed as if... MORE>

  • Some things never change!

    Papa Hemingway's Ghost 2017-11-02

    This is a great, wonderfully paced story as directed by the great Frank Capra. The story itself seems quite current to the goings on with today's... MORE>

  • Pip of a movie

    Mosparx 2017-11-01

    It's a shame that phrases like, "That's a pip!" have vanished from the English language lexicon. It was prevalent in movies of the... MORE>