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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Frank Capra

Writing Credits  

Sidney Buchman ... (screen play)
 
Lewis R. Foster ... (story)
 
Myles Connolly ... (contributor to screenplay construction and dialogue) (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Chick McGann
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Ma Smith
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Senate Majority Leader
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President of the Senate
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Susan Paine
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Mrs. Hopper
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Senator MacPherson
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Senator Monroe
H.V. Kaltenborn ...
Himself
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Nosey
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Senate Minority Leader
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Carl Cook
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Bill Griffith
Billy Watson ...
Hopper Boy
Delmar Watson ...
Hopper Boy
Harry Watson ...
Hopper Boy
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Hopper Boy (as John Russell)
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Hopper Boy (as Baby Dumpling)
Garry Watson ...
Hopper Boy (as Gary Watson)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Handwriting Expert (uncredited)
Harry Anderson ...
Hoodlum (uncredited)
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Senator Hodges (uncredited)
William Arnold ...
Reporter (uncredited)
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Senator Lancaster (uncredited)
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Senator (uncredited)
Frank Austin ...
Inventor at Smith's Office Door (uncredited)
Harry A. Bailey ...
Senator Hammett (uncredited)
Tommy Baker ...
Boy Ranger (uncredited)
Kathryn Bates ...
Committeewoman (uncredited)
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Senate Clerk (uncredited)
Wilson Benge ...
Hopper's Butler (uncredited)
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Foreign Diplomat (uncredited)
Wade Boteler ...
Family Man (uncredited)
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Arthur Kim (uncredited)
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Photographer (uncredited)
Ed Brewer ...
Senate Reporter (uncredited)
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Senator Dwight (uncredited)
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Mr. Edwards - Howling Citizen (uncredited)
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Boy Cheering for Smith in Meeting (uncredited)
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Senate Reporter (uncredited)
Frederick Burton ...
Senator Dearhorn (uncredited)
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Third Radio Speaker (uncredited)
Ken Carpenter ...
Announcer (uncredited)
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Sweeney Farrell - Newsman (uncredited)
Burr Caruth ...
Townsend (uncredited)
Maurice Cass ...
Handwriting Expert (uncredited)
Allan Cavan ...
Ragner - Newsman (uncredited)
Eddy Chandler ...
Reporter (uncredited)
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Reporter (uncredited)
Davison Clark ...
Committeeman (uncredited)
Dora Clement ...
Mrs. McGann (uncredited)
Richard Clucas ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Shirley Coates ...
Assistant Bartender (uncredited)
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Senator Gower (uncredited)
Eddie Coke ...
Photographer (uncredited)
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Woman at Station (uncredited)
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Man in Press Section of Senate Gallery (uncredited)
Hal Cooke ...
Reporter (uncredited)
George Cooper ...
Waiter (uncredited)
Georgie Cooper ...
Committeewoman (uncredited)
Jack Cooper ...
Photographer (uncredited)
Nick Copeland ...
Senate Reporter (uncredited)
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Senate Reporter (uncredited)
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Barber (uncredited)
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Diggs - Newsman (uncredited)
Alec Craig ...
Speaker (uncredited)
Beatrice Curtis ...
Paine's Secretary (uncredited)
Lew Davis ...
Senate Clerk (uncredited)
Dulcie Day ...
Senate Reporter (uncredited)
Wally Dean ...
Paine's Friend (uncredited)
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Senate Reporter (uncredited)
Harry Depp ...
Hat Salesman / Secretary (uncredited)
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Waiter (uncredited)
Clyde Dilson ...
Reporter (uncredited)
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Secretary (uncredited)
Neal Dodd ...
Senate Chaplain (uncredited)
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Paine's Secretary (uncredited)
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Taylor's Stooge (uncredited)
Robert Dudley ...
Reporter (uncredited)
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Reporter (uncredited)
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Paine's Secretary (uncredited)
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Reporter (uncredited)
Douglas Evans ...
Francis Scott Key (uncredited)
Eddie Fetherston ...
Senate Reporter (uncredited)
Mabel Forrest ...
Senate Reporter (uncredited)
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Hopper's Secretary (uncredited)
Gladys Gale ...
Committeewoman (uncredited)
Jack Gardner ...
Reporter (uncredited)
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Hopper Girl (uncredited)
June Gittelson ...
Woman at Station (uncredited)
Gus Glassmire ...
Angry committee member (uncredited)
Mary Gordon ...
Woman (uncredited)
Jesse Graves ...
Black Committeeman (uncredited)
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Woman at Station (uncredited)
Roger Haliday ...
Senate Guard (uncredited)
Cliff Hall ...
Senator in final scene (uncredited)
Wilfred Hari ...
House Boy (uncredited)
Harry Hayden ...
First Radio Announcer (uncredited)
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Senator (uncredited)
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Soapbox Speaker (uncredited)
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Senator (uncredited)
Philip Hurlic ...
Boy Ranger (uncredited)
Olaf Hytten ...
Butler (uncredited)
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Senator Fernwick (uncredited)
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Committeeman (uncredited)
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Minor Role (uncredited)
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Senator Byron (uncredited)
Dick Jensen ...
Hoodlum (uncredited)
John Lester Johnson ...
Butler (uncredited)
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Pageboy Richard Jones (uncredited)
Eddie Kane ...
Reporter (uncredited)
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Editor (uncredited)
Donald Kerr ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Milton Kibbee ...
Senate Reporter (uncredited)
Joe King ...
Summers - newsman (uncredited)
Richard Kipling ...
Senator (uncredited)
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Reporter Asking 'What Do You Think of the Girls in This Town?' (uncredited)
Wright Kramer ...
Senator Carlton (uncredited)
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Bodyguard (uncredited)
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Boy Ranger (uncredited)
Billy Lechner ...
Boy Ranger (uncredited)
P.H. Levy ...
Rabbi (uncredited)
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Mrs. Edwards (uncredited)
Jack Lindquist ...
Chorus Member (uncredited)
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Hoodlum (uncredited)
Arthur Loft ...
Chief Clerk (uncredited)
Jane Loofbourrow ...
Committeewoman (uncredited)
Jack Low ...
Hoodlum (uncredited)
Jackie Lowe ...
Boy Ranger (uncredited)
Jimmie Lucas ...
Photographer (uncredited)
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Pompous Man (uncredited)
Stanley Mack ...
Senator (uncredited)
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Head Sister (uncredited)
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Photographer (uncredited)
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Nun with Cheering Orphan Boys (uncredited)
Thomas Martin ...
Reporter (uncredited)
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Man in Senate Building (uncredited)
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Senator Albert (uncredited)
Ralph McCullough ...
Assistant Bartender (uncredited)
Matt McHugh ...
Reporter (uncredited)
George McKay ...
Reporter (uncredited)
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Civil War Veteran at Lincoln Memorial (uncredited)
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Boy Ranger (uncredited)
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Senator (uncredited)
James McNamara ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Robert Middlemass ...
Second Radio Announcer (uncredited)
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Senate Reporter (uncredited)
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Shoe Salesman (uncredited)
Charles R. Moore ...
Porter (uncredited)
Bert Moorhouse ...
Man in Senate Building (uncredited)
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Reporter (uncredited)
Robert Morgan ...
Senate Clerk (uncredited)
Edmund Mortimer ...
Senator Fuller (uncredited)
William Newell ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Ray Nichols ...
Boy Ranger (uncredited)
Field Norton ...
Pompous Man (uncredited)
Alex Novinsky ...
Foreign Diplomat (uncredited)
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Senator Alfred (uncredited)
Frank Otto ...
Fisk (uncredited)
Joe Palma ...
Hoodlum (uncredited)
Blanche Payson ...
Committeewoman (uncredited)
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Handwriting Expert (uncredited)
Spencer Quinn ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
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Senate Reporter (uncredited)
Ed Randolph ...
Senate Reporter (uncredited)
Charles Regan ...
Hoodlum (uncredited)
Jack Rice ...
Lang (uncredited)
Jack Richardson ...
Senator Manchester (uncredited)
Henry Roquemore ...
Senator (uncredited)
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Otis Hopper (uncredited)
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Newspaperman with Pipe (uncredited)
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Kenneth Allen (uncredited)
Walter Soderling ...
Senator Pickett (uncredited)
Harry Stafford ...
Senator Atwater (uncredited)
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Senator Ashman (uncredited)
Paul Stanton ...
Flood - Newsman (uncredited)
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Committeeman (uncredited)
Count Stefenelli ...
Foreign Diplomat (uncredited)
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Senate Reporter (uncredited)
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Senate Reporter (uncredited)
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Committeeman (uncredited)
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Senator Burdette (uncredited)
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Bodyguard (uncredited)
Charles Sullivan ...
Cab Driver (uncredited)
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Pompous Man (uncredited)
Emma Tansey ...
Committeewoman (uncredited)
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Reporter (uncredited)
Ferris Taylor ...
Senator Carlisle (uncredited)
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Bodyguard (uncredited)
Arthur Thalasso ...
Doorman (uncredited)
Edward Thomas ...
Butler (uncredited)
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Hendricks (uncredited)
Layne Tom Jr. ...
Boy Ranger (uncredited)
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Porter (uncredited)
Victor Travers ...
Senator Grainger (uncredited)
Laura Treadwell ...
Mrs. Taylor (uncredited)
John Tyrrell ...
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
Frederick Vroom ...
Paine's Friend (uncredited)
Bess Wade ...
Committeewoman (uncredited)
David Wade ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Max Waizmann ...
Photographer (uncredited)
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Senator Holland (uncredited)
Myonne Walsh ...
Jane Hopper (uncredited)
John Ward ...
Photographer (uncredited)
Billy Wayne ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Lloyd Whitlock ...
Schultz - Newsman (uncredited)
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Senate Guard (uncredited)
Florence Wix ...
Committeewoman (uncredited)
Eleanor Wood ...
Committeewoman (uncredited)
William Worthington ...
Committeeman (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Frank Capra ... producer (uncredited)

Music by 

Dimitri Tiomkin ... (musical score by)

Cinematography by 

Joseph Walker ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Al Clark
Gene Havlick ... film editor

Art Direction by 

Lionel Banks

Costume Design by 

Robert Kalloch ... (as Kalloch) (gowns)

Makeup Department 

Faye Hanlin ... hair (uncredited)
Helen Hunt ... hair (uncredited)
William Knight ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Fred B. Phillips ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Arthur S. Black Jr. ... assistant director (as Arthur S. Black)
Rex Bailey ... second assistant director (uncredited)
Richard McWhorter ... second assistant director (uncredited)
Charles Vidor ... second unit director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Walter Holscher ... set designer (uncredited)
George Montgomery ... set dresser (uncredited)
Cary Odell ... assistant art director (uncredited)
Jack Wrenn ... prop master (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Edward Bernds ... sound engineer (uncredited)
John P. Livadary ... supervising sound editor (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Fred Jackman Jr. ... special effects (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Slavko Vorkapich ... montage effects
John Hoffman ... montage effects (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

George Hager ... head electrician (uncredited)
William Jolley ... assistant camera (uncredited)
George F. Kelley ... second operative camera (uncredited)
Al Layter ... assistant electrician (uncredited)
Irving Lippman ... photographer: production stills (uncredited) / still photographer (uncredited)
James Lloyd ... head grip (uncredited)
Enzo A. Martinelli ... second assistant camera (uncredited)
Adolph L. Schafer ... special portrait art (uncredited)
Victor Scheurich ... first operative camera (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Forrest T. Butler ... wardrobe: men (uncredited)
Ray Howell ... head of wardrobe (uncredited)
Roselle Novello ... wardrobe: women (uncredited)

Music Department 

Morris Stoloff ... musical director (as M.W. Stoloff)
R.H. Bassett ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Ben Oakland ... composer: stock music (uncredited)

Other crew 

James D. Preston ... technical advisor (uncredited)
Joseph Sistrom ... production assistant (uncredited)
Harold Winston ... dialogue director (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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