Mr. Smith Goes To Washington
  • Directors(s)

    Frank Capra

  • Production Year

    1939

  • Release date

    07/11/1939

  • Genre(s)

    Comedy, Drama

  • Approx. running minutes

    129m

  • Cast

    Astrid Allwyn, Harry Carey, William Demerest, Ruth Donnelly, Dorothy Comingore, Claude Rains, James Stewart, Guy Kibbee, Edward Arnold, Eugene Pallette, Thomas Mitchell, H. B. Warner, Beulah Bondi, Jean Arthur

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Mr. Smith Goes To Washington

A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the United States Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down.

  • Directors(s)

    Frank Capra

  • Production Year

    1939

  • Release date

    07/11/1939

  • Genre(s)

    Comedy, Drama

  • Approx. running minutes

    129m

  • Cast

    Astrid Allwyn, Harry Carey, William Demerest, Ruth Donnelly, Dorothy Comingore, Claude Rains, James Stewart, Guy Kibbee, Edward Arnold, Eugene Pallette, Thomas Mitchell, H. B. Warner, Beulah Bondi, Jean Arthur

Posters and synopsis powered by IMDb

MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON is a US drama about an honest man who realises he is being used in corrupt political machinations and decides to take a stand.

Threat

Infrequent scenes of threat include gangsters narrowly avoiding young boys delivering newspapers, and a sequence in which police arrest a man attempting to take his own life.

  • Classified date

    07/11/1939

  • BBFC reference

    AFF026026