LitFlicks is a film series for adults showing movies adapted from books.
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Thursday, November 9th at 6:00 pm
Naive and idealistic Jefferson Smith, leader of the Boy Rangers, is appointed on a whim by the governor. He is reunited with the state's senior senator--presidential hopeful and childhood hero, Senator Joseph Paine. In Washington, Smith discovers many of the shortcomings of the political process as his earnest goal of a national boys' camp leads to a conflict with the state political boss, Jim Taylor. Taylor first tries to corrupt Smith and then later attempts to destroy Smith through a scandal.
Starring James Stewart, Jean Arthur, and Claude Rains.
This move is approximately 2.25 hours long. Refreshments including fresh popcorn will be provided.
Based on the story Mr. Smith Goes to Washington by Lewis R. Foster.