Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

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Director:Frank Capra
Written by:Sidney Buchman (Screenplay), Lewis R. Foster (Story)

Script Synopsis: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.