Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is a drama about American government. Governor Hubert "Happy" Hopper (Guy Kibbee), about to pick a replacement to fill the unexpired term of a deceased Senator. His corrupt political boss, Jim Taylor (Edward Arnold), wants Hopper to choose his handpicked stooge. Popular committees want him to name a reform candidate. The governor's children want him to select Jefferson Smith (James Stewart), the head of the Boy Rangers.
- Posted: October 19, 2007
- Director: Frank Capra
- Writer: Lewis R. Foster (Story)
- Studio: Columbia Pictures
- Release: October 17, 1939
- Cast: James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains
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