Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

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Corrected entry: Roughly halfway through the movie, when Jefferson Smith goes to see Senator Joseph Paine. When he is opening the door to enter Paine's office, he pulls it open. The next shot shows him entering the room, by pushing the door open, not pulling it.

Correction: There appears to be a short hallway connecting the outer office to Senator Paine's office with the doors on either end. You can see this in Jefferson Smith's own office when Saunders hurries him inside to avoid the crowd after he introduces his bill.

Continuity mistake: When Jefferson Smith goes to talk to Senator Paine he fumbles with his hat when he meets Susan. As he bumps into the table on his way out his hat disappears.

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Jefferson Smith: I can promise you one thing, I'll do nothing to disgrace the office of - the United States Senate.

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Trivia: The real-life inspiration for Jefferson Smith was Sen. Rush Holt (D-WV), elected in 1934. (His son, also named Rush, is currently a Congressman from New Jersey).

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