Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) Script

Script by:Sidney Buchman (Screenplay), Lewis R. Foster (Story)
Directed by:Frank Capra

Plot: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.