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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Directed by Frank Capra
1939    2h 9m    Not Rated
8.197%94%
A naive youth leader is appointed to fill a vacancy in the U.S. Senate. His idealistic plans promptly collide with corruption at home and subterfuge from his hero in Washington, but he tries to forge ahead despite attacks on his character.
Cast of Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
  • James StewartJefferson Smith
  • Jean ArthurClarissa Saunders
  • Claude RainsJoseph Paine
  • Edward ArnoldJim Taylor
  • Guy KibbeeGovernor Hopper
  • Thomas MitchellDiz Moore
  • Eugene PalletteChick McGann
  • Beulah BondiMa Smith
  • H.B. WarnerSenate Majority Leader
  • Harry CareyPresident of the Senate
  • Astrid AllwynSusan Paine
  • Ruth DonnellyEmma Hopper
  • Grant MitchellSenator MacPherson
  • Porter HallSenator Monroe
  • Pierre WatkinSenator Barnes
  • Charles LaneNosey
  • William DemarestBill Griffith
  • Dick ElliottCarl Cook
  • Billy WatsonPeter Hopper
  • Delmar WatsonJimmie Hopper
  • John RussellHopper Boy
  • Harry WatsonHopper Boy
  • Garry WatsonHopper Boy
  • Larry SimmsHopper Boy
  • H.V. KaltenbornRadio Broadcaster
  • Russell SimpsonKenneth Allen (uncredited)
  • Frances GiffordHopper Girl (uncredited)
  • Colin James MackeyNarrator (uncredited)
  • Wilson BengeHopper's Butler (uncredited)
  • Dickie JonesRichard Jones (uncredited)
  • Erville AldersonHandwriting Expert (uncredited)
  • Frank PugliaHandwriting Expert (uncredited)
  • Maurice CassHandwriting Expert (uncredited)
  • Stanley AndrewsSenator Hodges (uncredited)
  • Al BridgeSenator Dwight (uncredited)
  • Edwin AugustSenator (uncredited)
  • Edmund CobbSenator Gower (uncredited)
  • Sam AshSenator Lancaster (uncredited)
  • Harry A. BaileySenator Hammett (uncredited)
  • Stanley MackSenator (uncredited)
  • Brooks BenedictSenate Clerk (uncredited)
  • Wade BotelerFamily Man (uncredited)
  • Dorothy ComingoreWoman at Station (uncredited)
  • Chester ConklinReporter (uncredited)
  • Gino CorradoBarber (uncredited)
  • Ann DoranPaine's Secretary (uncredited)
  • Robert Emmett KeaneEditor (uncredited)
  • Matt McHughReporter (uncredited)
  • Kathryn BatesCommitteewoman (uncredited)
  • Frank AustinInventor (uncredited)
  • William ArnoldReporter (uncredited)
  • Tommy BakerBoy Ranger (uncredited)
  • Robert SterlingSenate Reporter (uncredited)
  • Dub TaylorReporter (uncredited)
  • George ChandlerReporter (uncredited)
  • Fred 'Snowflake' ToonesPorter (uncredited)
  • Jack CarsonSweeney Farrell (uncredited)
  • Tommy BuppCheering Boy (uncredited)
  • Dora ClementMrs. McGann (uncredited)
  • Bert MoorhouseMan in Senate Building (uncredited)
  • Harry C. BradleyArthur Kim (uncredited)
  • Lynton BrentPhotographer (uncredited)
  • Ed BrewerSenate Reporter (uncredited)
  • Harlan BriggsMr. Edwards (uncredited)
  • Harry BurkhardtSenate Reporter (uncredited)
  • Frederick BurtonSenator Dearhorn (uncredited)
  • Georgia CaineThird Radio Speaker (uncredited)
  • Ken CarpenterAnnouncer (uncredited)
  • Burr CaruthTownsend (uncredited)
  • Allan CavanRagner (uncredited)
  • Eddy ChandlerReporter (uncredited)
  • Davison ClarkCommitteeman (uncredited)
  • Richard Clucas(uncredited)
  • Shirley CoatesAssistant Bartender (uncredited)
  • Eddie CokePhotographer (uncredited)
  • Hal CookeReporter (uncredited)
  • Alec CraigSpeaker (uncredited)
  • Anne CornwallSenate Reporter (uncredited)
  • George CooperWaiter (uncredited)
  • Georgie CooperCommitteewoman (uncredited)
  • Jack CooperPhotographer (uncredited)
  • Nick CopelandSenate Reporter (uncredited)
  • Vernon DentSenate Reporter (uncredited)
  • Maurice CostelloDiggs (uncredited)
  • Beatrice CurtisPaine's Secretary (uncredited)
  • Lew DavisSenate Clerk (uncredited)
  • Dulcie DaySenate Reporter (uncredited)
  • Wally DeanPaine's Friend (uncredited)
  • Harry DeppHat Salesman / Secretary (uncredited)
  • Byron FoulgerHopper's Secretary (uncredited)
  • Helen Jerome EddyPaine's Secretary (uncredited)
  • Douglas EvansFrancis Scott Key (uncredited)
  • Joe DevlinWaiter (uncredited)
  • Clyde DilsonReporter (uncredited)
  • John DilsonSecretary (uncredited)
  • Neal DoddSenate Chaplain (uncredited)
  • Lester DorrTaylor's Stooge (uncredited)
  • Robert DudleyReporter (uncredited)
  • Edward EarleReporter (uncredited)
  • Jack EganReporter (uncredited)
  • Eddie FetherstonSenate Reporter (uncredited)
  • Mabel ForrestSenate Reporter (uncredited)
  • Gladys GaleCommitteewoman (uncredited)
  • Jack GardnerReporter (uncredited)
  • Mary GordonWoman (uncredited)
  • June GittelsonWoman at Station (uncredited)
  • Lorna GrayWoman at Station (uncredited)
  • Harry HaydenFirst Radio Announcer (uncredited)
  • Louis Jean HeydtSoapbox Speaker (uncredited)
  • John InceSenator Fernwick (uncredited)
  • Frank JaquetSenator Byron (uncredited)
  • Philo McCulloughSenator Albert (uncredited)
  • Wright KramerSenator Carlton (uncredited)
  • Henry HebertSenator (uncredited)
  • Fred HooseSenator (uncredited)
  • Richard KiplingSenator (uncredited)
  • Roger HalidaySenate Guard (uncredited)
  • Wilfred HariHouse Boy (uncredited)
  • Philip HurlicBoy Ranger (uncredited)
  • Olaf HyttenButler (uncredited)
  • Lloyd IngrahamCommitteeman (uncredited)
  • Mitchell Ingraham(uncredited)
  • Dick JensenHoodlum (uncredited)
  • John Lester JohnsonButler (uncredited)
  • Eddie KaneReporter (uncredited)
  • Donald KerrReporter (uncredited)
  • Milton KibbeeSenate Reporter (uncredited)
  • Joe KingSummers (uncredited)
  • Evalyn KnappReporter (uncredited)
  • Paul KrugerBodyguard (uncredited)
  • Bobby LarsonBoy Ranger (uncredited)
  • Billy LechnerBoy Ranger (uncredited)
  • Jackie LoweBoy Ranger (uncredited)
  • P.H. LevyRabbi (uncredited)
  • Vera LewisMrs. Edwards (uncredited)
  • Jack LindquistChorus Member (uncredited)
  • George LloydHoodlum (uncredited)
  • Arthur LoftChief Clerk (uncredited)
  • Jack LowHoodlum (uncredited)
  • Jimmie LucasPhotographer (uncredited)
  • Mary MacLarenHead Sister (uncredited)
  • Hank MannPhotographer (uncredited)
  • Margaret MannNun (uncredited)
  • Eric MayneMan in Senate Building (uncredited)
  • Ralph McCulloughAssistant Bartender (uncredited)
  • George McKayReporter (uncredited)
  • Lafe McKeeVeteran at Lincoln Memorial (uncredited)
  • Ben TaggartPompous Man (uncredited)
  • Field NortonPompous Man (uncredited)
  • Wilfred LucasPompous Man (uncredited)
  • Sammy McKimBoy Ranger (uncredited)
  • James McNamaraReporter (uncredited)
  • William NewellReporter (uncredited)
  • Robert MiddlemassRadio Announcer #2 (uncredited)
  • James MillicanSenate Reporter (uncredited)
  • Howard M. MitchellShoe Salesman (uncredited)
  • Charles R. MoorePorter (uncredited)
  • Gene MorganReporter (uncredited)
  • Robert MorganSenate Clerk (uncredited)
  • Ray NicholsBoy Ranger (uncredited)
  • Alex NovinskyForeign Diplomat (uncredited)
  • Frank O'ConnorSenator Alfred (uncredited)
  • Frank OttoFisk (uncredited)
  • Joe PalmaHoodlum (uncredited)
  • Spencer Quinn(uncredited)
  • Tom QuinnSenate Reporter (uncredited)
  • Ed RandolphSenate Reporter (uncredited)
  • Charles ReganHoodlum (uncredited)
  • Jack RiceLang (uncredited)
  • Wyndham StandingSenator Ashman (uncredited)
  • Ferris TaylorSenator Carlisle (uncredited)
  • Jack RichardsonSenator Manchester (uncredited)
  • Walter SoderlingSenator Pickett (uncredited)
  • Harry StaffordSenator Atwater (uncredited)
  • Victor TravisSenator Grainger (uncredited)
  • Carl StockdaleSenator Burdette (uncredited)
  • Bob WalkerSenator Holland (uncredited)
  • Henry RoquemoreSenator (uncredited)
  • Craig StevensSenate Reporter (uncredited)
  • Paul StantonFlood a Newsman (uncredited)
  • Johnny RussellOtis Hopper (uncredited)
  • Walter SandeNewspaperman with Pipe (uncredited)
  • Frank M. ThomasHendricks (uncredited)
  • Harry StrangBodyguard (uncredited)
  • Harry TenbrookBodyguard (uncredited)
  • Dave WillockSenate Guard (uncredited)
  • Lloyd WhitlockSchultz (uncredited)
  • John Tyrrell(uncredited)
  • Frederick VroomPaine's Friend (uncredited)
  • Charles SullivanCab Driver (uncredited)
  • Arthur ThalassoDoorman (uncredited)
  • Edward ThomasButler (uncredited)
  • Laura TreadwellMrs. Taylor (uncredited)
  • Layne Tom Jr.Boy Ranger (uncredited)
  • Myonne WalshJane Hopper (uncredited)
  • Billy WayneReporter (uncredited)
  • Max WaizmannPhotographer (uncredited)
  • John WardPhotographer (uncredited)
  • Jane LoofbourrowCommitteewoman (uncredited)
  • Blanche PaysonCommitteewoman (uncredited)
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