Sen. Joseph Harrison Paine
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Sen. Joseph Harrison Paine (Character)
from Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington -- A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the US Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down.

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This guy shows the way that power corrupts. He does fine with about 90% of his work... See more »
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Senator Joseph Paine

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  1. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) Played by Claude Rains (as Senator Joseph Paine)
    ... aka "Frank Capra's Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" - USA (complete title)

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From Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Senator Joseph Paine: Let me go! I'm not fit to be a senator! I'm not fit to live! Expel me, not him! Willet Dam is a fraud! It's a crime against the people who sent me here - and I committed it! Every word that boy said is the truth! Every word about Taylor and me and graft and the rotten political corruption of my state! Every word of it is true! I'm not fit for office! I'm not fit for any place of honor or trust! Expel me, not that boy! See more »

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