Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Event Date: Jun 30, 2017 10:00:00 PM
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. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is a 1939 American political comedy-drama film directed by Frank Capra. The film is about a newly appointed United States Senator who fights against a corrupt political system, and was written by Sidney Buchman, based on Lewis R. Foster's unpublished story "The Gentleman from Montana".The film was controversial when it was first released, but was also successful at the box office, and made Stewart a major movie star.