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2 hr. 5 min.

Plot Summary
When the idealistic young Jefferson Smith (James Stewart) winds up appointed to the United States Senate, he gains the mentorship of Senator Joseph Paine (Claude Rains). However, Paine isn't as noble as his reputation would indicate, and he becomes involved in a scheme to discredit Smith, who wants to build a boys' campsite where a more lucrative project could go. Determined to stand up against Paine and his corrupt peers, Smith takes his case to the Senate floor.

Cast: James Stewart , Jean Arthur , Claude Rains , Edward Arnold , Guy Kibbee , Thomas Mitchell , Eugene Pallette , Beulah Bondi

Director: Frank Capra

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Columbia Pictures, Columbia TriStar Home Video, Columbia Tristar

Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)

Release Date: September 18th, 1939|2 hr. 5 min.

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