In Frank Capra’s 1939 blockbuster hit Mr. Smith Goes
to Washington, Jefferson Smith, played by Jimmy Stewart, is sent to
Washington, DC, to fill out the term of a deceased senator.
Idealistic and naïvely sure of the honesty of his fellow
congressmen, he discovers himself caught in a web of political
misdeeds. He receives an education in American politics he didn’t
expect, and finds enemies and allies in surprising