Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Essay | "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington"

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"Mr. Smith Goes to Washington"

Summary: A review of the Frank Capra film "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington," starring James Stewart. In the film, Stewart's character replaces another man from his state in the U.S. Senate. In becoming familiar with the workings of the Senate, he also becomes increasingly disgusted with the degree of corruption involved.
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Frank Capra's 1939 movie, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington was a very creative, gripping movie. James Stewart plays a character that is a devoted, good old American boy. He is sent to Washington D.C as a senator to replace another man from his state. Stewart becomes familiar and disgusted with the corruption of the senate and spends the entire movie trying to fight political machines with unfavorable odds.

In Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Frank Capra does a very well job of using certain characters or groups of characters to represent parts of the movie. Mr. Smith is a young, high-spirited man who represents all that is good. Jefferson Smith represents innocence and restores faith in the midst of the corrupt senators. The boy rangers all though not a big part in the movie represent democracy and innocence. Last of...

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