History Film / MrSmithGoesToWashington

30th Apr '16 3:23:59 PM redandready45
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** Taylor too can be very generous to his employees. Cross him, however, and he'll throw you under a bus. Fight, and smear your name with a massive media empire.
5th Feb '16 5:58:17 PM LongTallShorty64
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A film from 1939, directed by Creator/FrankCapra, with an AllStarCast that included [[Creator/JimmyStewart James Stewart]], Jean Arthur, Creator/ClaudeRains, Edward Arnold, and Thomas Mitchell. One of Capra's greatest works, maybe the best movie Stewart ever made.

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A film from 1939, directed by Creator/FrankCapra, with an AllStarCast that included [[Creator/JimmyStewart James Stewart]], Jean Arthur, Creator/JeanArthur, Creator/ClaudeRains, Edward Arnold, and Thomas Mitchell. One of Capra's greatest works, maybe the best movie Stewart ever made.
2nd Feb '16 12:45:08 PM gallium
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* AsHimself: H.V. Kaltenborn, a renowned CBS radio commentator from the era, appears to cover Smith's filibuster


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* NewscasterCameo: H.V. Kaltenborn, a renowned CBS radio commentator from the era, appears to cover Smith's filibuster
14th Jan '16 7:32:24 AM redandready45
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* AsHimself: H.V. Kaltenborn, a renowned CBS radio commentator from the era, appears to cover Smith's filibuster
14th Jan '16 7:28:45 AM redandready45
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* GladIThoughtOfIt: The Governor takes credit for appointing Jeff, which was suggested by his own children.
14th Jan '16 7:26:00 AM redandready45
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* {{Manchild}}: Jeff is accused of being this several times.
14th Jan '16 7:24:40 AM redandready45
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* DefrostingIceQueen: Saunders.


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* HeroicBSOD: After the FrameUp, Jeff goes back to the Lincoln Memorial, and breaks down in tears.


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* TheLastDJ: Once Jeff gets wise, Taylor offers him a chance at being Senator for the rest of his life, as well as other favors, if he plays ball. Jeff refuses, and which point Taylor throws him under a bus.
27th Nov '15 2:26:03 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* AffablyEvil: Taylor

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* AffablyEvil: TaylorSenator Paine may be corrupt, but he isn't cruel.
15th Nov '15 3:06:57 PM maxwellsilver
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[[caption-width-right:350: Go ahead; write your Congressman. It really frustrates them.]]

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[[caption-width-right:350: Go ahead; When someone asks you to write a letter to your Congressman. Senator, do it. It works. They get really frustrates them.agitated.]]
19th Sep '15 1:49:08 AM morenohijazo
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* RailroadPlot: Smith wants to turn a tract of land into a [[WritingAroundTrademarks not-Boy Scout]] camp. The same land is bought by a corrupt businessman planning on grafting it to the government to build a hydroelectric dam proposed by his paid-off Senator.
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