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CL Flick: Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
August 29, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
CL Flick: Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) will be shown at 7:30 pm in the Large Meeting Room. When idealistic junior senator Jefferson Smith (James Stewart) arrives in Washington, D.C., he’s full of plans and dazzled by his surroundings — qualities he retains despite widespread corruption among his cynical colleagues. Jean Arthur puts in a sharp performance as Smith’s streetwise secretary, who helps him navigate his way through Congress, in this Academy Award-winning classic from director Frank Capra. Rated: NR. Running time: 2 hours 9 minutes.