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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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Guy Kibbee ...
Governor Hopper
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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
Astrid Allwyn ...
Susan Paine
Ruth Donnelly ...
Mrs. Hopper
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Senator MacPherson
Porter Hall ...
Senator Monroe
Larry Simms ...
Hopper Boy (as Baby Dumpling)
H.V. Kaltenborn
Pierre Watkin ...
Senate Minority Leader
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Nosey
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Bill Griffith
Dick Elliott ...
Carl Cook
Billy Watson ...
Hopper Boy
Delmar Watson ...
Hopper Boy
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Hopper Boy (as John Russell)
Harry Watson ...
Hopper Boy
Garry Watson ...
Hopper Boy (as Gary Watson)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Erville Alderson ...
Handwriting Expert (uncredited)
Harry Anderson ...
Hoodlum (uncredited)
Stanley Andrews ...
Senator Hodges (uncredited)
William Arnold ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Sam Ash ...
Senator Lancaster (uncredited)
Edwin August ...
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)
Brooks Benedict ...
Senate Clerk (uncredited)
Wilson Benge ...
Hopper's Butler (uncredited)
Wade Boteler ...
Family Man (uncredited)
Harry C. Bradley ...
Arthur Kim (uncredited)
Lynton Brent ...
Photographer (uncredited)
Ed Brewer ...
Senate Reporter (uncredited)
Al Bridge ...
Senator Dwight (uncredited)
Harlan Briggs ...
Mr. Edwards - Howling Citizen (uncredited)
Tommy Bupp ...
Boy Cheering for Smith in Meeting (uncredited)
Harry Burkhardt ...
Senate Reporter (uncredited)
Frederick Burton ...
Senator Dearhorn (uncredited)
Georgia Caine ...
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)
George Chandler ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Davison Clark ...
Committeeman (uncredited)
Dora Clement ...
Mrs. McGann (uncredited)
Richard Clucas ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Shirley Coates ...
Assistant Bartender (uncredited)
Edmund Cobb ...
Senator Gower (uncredited)
Eddie Coke ...
Photographer (uncredited)
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Woman at Station (uncredited)
Chester Conklin ...
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)
Vernon Dent ...
Senate Reporter (uncredited)
Harry Depp ...
Hat Salesman / Secretary (uncredited)
Joe Devlin ...
Waiter (uncredited)
Clyde Dilson ...
Reporter (uncredited)
John Dilson ...
Secretary (uncredited)
Neal Dodd ...
Senate Chaplain (uncredited)
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Paine's Secretary (uncredited)
Lester Dorr ...
Taylor's Stooge (uncredited)
Robert Dudley ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Edward Earle ...
Reporter (uncredited)
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Paine's Secretary (uncredited)
Jack Egan ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Douglas Evans ...
Francis Scott Key (uncredited)
Eddie Fetherston ...
Senate Reporter (uncredited)
Mabel Forrest ...
Senate Reporter (uncredited)
Byron Foulger ...
Hopper's Secretary (uncredited)
Gladys Gale ...
Committeewoman (uncredited)
Jack Gardner ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Frances Gifford ...
Hopper Girl (uncredited)
June Gittelson ...
Woman at Station (uncredited)
Gus Glassmire ...
Angry committee member (uncredited)
Mary Gordon ...
Woman (uncredited)
Jesse Graves ...
Black Committeeman (uncredited)
Lorna Gray ...
Woman at Station (uncredited)
Roger Haliday ...
Senate Guard (uncredited)
Wilfred Hari ...
House Boy (uncredited)
Harry Hayden ...
First Radio Announcer (uncredited)
Henry Hebert ...
Senator (uncredited)
Louis Jean Heydt ...
Soapbox Speaker (uncredited)
Fred Hoose ...
Senator (uncredited)
Philip Hurlic ...
Boy Ranger (uncredited)
Olaf Hytten ...
Butler (uncredited)
John Ince ...
Senator Fernwick (uncredited)
Lloyd Ingraham ...
Committeeman (uncredited)
Mitchell Ingraham ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Frank Jaquet ...
Senator Byron (uncredited)
Dick Jensen ...
Hoodlum (uncredited)
John Lester Johnson ...
Butler (uncredited)
Dickie Jones ...
Pageboy Richard Jones (uncredited)
Eddie Kane ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Robert Emmett Keane ...
Editor (uncredited)
Donald Kerr ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Milton Kibbee ...
Senate Reporter (uncredited)
Joe King ...
Summers - newsman (uncredited)
Richard Kipling ...
Senator (uncredited)
Evalyn Knapp ...
Reporter Asking 'What Do You Think of the Girls in This Town?' (uncredited)
Wright Kramer ...
Senator Carlton (uncredited)
Paul Kruger ...
Bodyguard (uncredited)
Bobby Larson ...
Boy Ranger (uncredited)
Billy Lechner ...
Boy Ranger (uncredited)
P.H. Levy ...
Rabbi (uncredited)
Vera Lewis ...
Mrs. Edwards (uncredited)
Jack Lindquist ...
Chorus Member (uncredited)
George Lloyd ...
Hoodlum (uncredited)
Arthur Loft ...
Chief Clerk (uncredited)
Jane Loofbourrow ...
Committeewoman (uncredited)
Jack Low ...
Hoodlum (uncredited)
Jackie Lowe ...
Boy Ranger (uncredited)
Jimmie Lucas ...
Photographer (uncredited)
Wilfred Lucas ...
Pompous Man (uncredited)
Stanley Mack ...
Senator (uncredited)
Mary MacLaren ...
Head Sister (uncredited)
Hank Mann ...
Photographer (uncredited)
Margaret Mann ...
Nun with Cheering Orphan Boys (uncredited)
Eric Mayne ...
Man in Senate Building (uncredited)
Philo McCullough ...
Senator Albert (uncredited)
Ralph McCullough ...
Assistant Bartender (uncredited)
Matt McHugh ...
Reporter (uncredited)
George McKay ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Lafe McKee ...
Civil War Veteran at Lincoln Memorial (uncredited)
Sammy McKim ...
Boy Ranger (uncredited)
James McNamara ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Robert Middlemass ...
Second Radio Announcer (uncredited)
James Millican ...
Senate Reporter (uncredited)
Howard M. Mitchell ...
Shoe Salesman (uncredited)
Charles R. Moore ...
Porter (uncredited)
Bert Moorhouse ...
Man in Senate Building (uncredited)
Gene Morgan ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Robert Morgan ...
Senate Clerk (uncredited)
William Newell ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Ray Nichols ...
Boy Ranger (uncredited)
Field Norton ...
Pompous Man (uncredited)
Alex Novinsky ...
Foreign Diplomat (uncredited)
Frank O'Connor ...
Senator Alfred (uncredited)
Frank Otto ...
Fisk (uncredited)
Joe Palma ...
Hoodlum (uncredited)
Blanche Payson ...
Committeewoman (uncredited)
Frank Puglia ...
Handwriting Expert (uncredited)
Spencer Quinn ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Tom Quinn ...
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)
Johnny Russell ...
Otis Hopper (uncredited)
Walter Sande ...
Newspaperman with Pipe (uncredited)
Russell Simpson ...
Kenneth Allen (uncredited)
Walter Soderling ...
Senator Pickett (uncredited)
Harry Stafford ...
Senator Atwater (uncredited)
Wyndham Standing ...
Senator Ashman (uncredited)
Paul Stanton ...
Flood - Newsman (uncredited)
Larry Steers ...
Committeeman (uncredited)
Count Stefenelli ...
Foreign Diplomat (uncredited)
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Senate Reporter (uncredited)
Craig Stevens ...
Senate Reporter (uncredited)
Landers Stevens ...
Committeeman (uncredited)
Carl Stockdale ...
Senator Burdette (uncredited)
Harry Strang ...
Bodyguard (uncredited)
Charles Sullivan ...
Cab Driver (uncredited)
Ben Taggart ...
Pompous Man (uncredited)
Emma Tansey ...
Committeewoman (uncredited)
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Reporter (uncredited)
Ferris Taylor ...
Senator Carlisle (uncredited)
Harry Tenbrook ...
Bodyguard (uncredited)
Arthur Thalasso ...
Doorman (uncredited)
Edward Thomas ...
Butler (uncredited)
Frank M. Thomas ...
Hendricks (uncredited)
Layne Tom Jr. ...
Boy Ranger (uncredited)
Fred 'Snowflake' Toones ...
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)
Robert Walker ...
Senator Holland (uncredited)
Myonne Walsh ...
Jane Hopper (uncredited)
John Ward ...
Photographer (uncredited)
Billy Wayne ...
Reporter (uncredited)
Lloyd Whitlock ...
Schultz - Newsman (uncredited)
Dave Willock ...
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 ... film editor
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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