Frank Capra's classic comedy-drama established James Stewart as a lead actor in one of his finest and most archetypal roles. See this classic film at Stormont.
Jefferson Smith, a small town patriot, gets appointed to the U.S. Senate by the political machine in his state whose masterminds think they can control him. Upon arriving in Washington, the new senator is so enthralled at his first visit to the nation’s capital that he decides to go sightseeing.
Capra’s Depression era film is a classic, timeless statement about political ideals, featuring a bravura turn from Jimmy Stewart as a young idealistic Senator fighting corruption in Washington D.C.