Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

  • Comedy
  • Drama

Naive and idealistic Jefferson Smith, leader of the Boy Rangers, is appointed on a lark by the spineless governor of his state. He is reunited with the state's senior senator--presidential hopeful and childhood hero, Senator Joseph Paine. In Washington, however, Smith discovers many of the shortcomings of the political process as his earnest goal of a national boys' camp leads to a conflict with the state political boss, Jim Taylor. Taylor first tries to corrupt Smith and then later attempts to destroy Smith through a scandal.


James StewartJefferson Smith
Jean ArthurClarissa Saunders
Claude RainsSen. Joseph Harrison Paine
Edward ArnoldJim Taylor
Guy KibbeeGov. Hubert 'Happy' Hopper
Thomas MitchellDiz Moore

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