Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Release Date: October 19, 1939

Year    :   1939
Slogan    :   «Romance, drama, laughter and heartbreak... created out of the very heart and soil of America!»
Genres    :   Comedy, Drama
Production Companies    :   Columbia Pictures
Director    :   Frank Capra
Producers    :   
Writers    :   Lewis R. Foster, Sidney Buchman
RunTime    :   129 mins.
Budget    :   1500000
Revenue    :   9600000

Naive and idealistic Jefferson Smith, leader of the Boy Rangers, is appointed to the United States Senate by the puppet governor of his state. He soon discovers, upon going to Washington, many shortcomings of the political process as his earnest goal of a national boys' camp leads to a conflict with the state political boss.

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