skip navigation
Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939) - (Movie Clip) Not A Bad Desk

title details and video sharing options

  1. now playing

    Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939) - (Movie Clip) Not A Bad Desk

    Saunders (Jean Arthur) delivers appointee Jeff (James Stewart) to the U.S. Senate session where he'll be sworn in, a page (Dickie Jones) and Senator Paine (Claude Rains) assisting, in Frank Capra's Mr. Smith Goes To Washington, 1939.

    View the TCMDb entry for Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)


  2. share video
This Month
31 Days Of Oscar -- (Movie Promo) 2019
TCM's original promo for our 2019 31 Days Of Oscar...
Play
Academy Conversations (TCM Original) — Academy Museum, 31 Days Of Oscar, 2019
Ben Mankiewicz interviews Kerry Brougher, first director...
Play
Academy Conversations (TCM Original) — Makeup, 31 Days Of Oscar, 2019
Ben Mankiewicz interviews Lois Burwell, Academy...
Play
Sudden Fear (1952) — (Movie Clip) Junior Is More Impressionable
Actor Lester (Jack Palance), now happily married after...
Play | SHOP

Sudden Fear (1952) — (Movie Clip)... Actor Lester (Jack... MORE > $25.95 Regularly $34.99 Buy Now

Fantastic Voyage (1966) — (Movie Clip) An Ocean Of Life
The big moment as the miniaturized submarine is injected...
Play | SHOP

Fantastic Voyage (1966) — (Movie... The big moment as the... MORE > $12.95 Regularly $19.99 Buy Now

Blithe Spirit (1945) — (Movie Clip) As You’re Not In The Navy
Author Noel Coward’s own narration then a typical dazzling...
Play
Adventures Of Robin Hood, The (1938) -- (Movie Clip) Whether For Serf Or Noble
After establishing the ascendance of evil Prince John in...
Play | SHOP

Adventures Of Robin Hood, The... After establishing the... MORE > $20.95 Regularly $26.98 Buy Now

Sunshine Boys, The -- (Movie Clip) Amanda And Sipke
We're just meeting Walter Matthau as vaudeville veteran...
Play | SHOP

Sunshine Boys, The -- (Movie Clip)... We're just meeting... MORE > $14.36 Regularly $17.99 Buy Now

Calamity Jane (1953) -- (Movie Clip) I Can Do Without You
Doris Day (title character), with saloon owner Miller...
Play | SHOP

Calamity Jane (1953) -- (Movie... Doris Day (title... MORE > $15.79 Regularly $19.98 Buy Now

Speedy (1928) -- (Movie Clip) Subway
Speedy (Harold Lloyd) and Jane (Ann Christy) apply some...
Play | SHOP

Speedy (1928) -- (Movie Clip)... Speedy (Harold Lloyd) and... MORE > $23.35 Regularly $29.95 Buy Now

Brief Encounter (1945) -- (Movie Clip) Lucky Escape
Still narrating in her flashback in her imagined...
Play | SHOP

Brief Encounter (1945) -- (Movie... Still narrating in her... MORE > $19.47 Regularly $29.95 Buy Now

Champ, The (1931) -- (Movie Clip) I Wouldn't Take A Drink
Straight from the titles, pointing out that they are on...
Play
You Can't Take It With You (1938) -- (Movie Clip) Tiny Little Engines
No edits in this piece from the original Kaufman & Hart...
Play
Midnight Express (1978) -- (Movie Clip) Will It Ease The Pain?
Brad Davis as American Billy Hayes, narrating a letter to...
Play | SHOP

Midnight Express (1978) -- (Movie... Brad Davis as American... MORE > $11.95 Regularly $14.99 Buy Now

Star Is Born, A (1937) -- (Movie Clip) Pronounced Vicki Vicki
Mentor Norman (Fredric March) supports Esther (Janet...
Play | SHOP

Star Is Born, A (1937) -- (Movie... Mentor Norman (Fredric... MORE > $11.95 Regularly $10.99 Buy Now

Naked City, The (1948) -- (Movie Clip) Just Another Pretty Girl
Lieutenant Muldoon (Barry Fitzgerald) consoles the parents...
Play | SHOP

Naked City, The (1948) -- (Movie... Lieutenant Muldoon (Barry... MORE > $25.97 Regularly $39.95 Buy Now

From Here To Eternity (1953) -- (Movie Clip) Don't Tell Me The Princess Is Your Style
Angelo (Frank Sinatra) beginning his routine at the New...
Play | SHOP

From Here To Eternity (1953) --... Angelo (Frank Sinatra)... MORE > $11.21 Regularly $14.99 Buy Now

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958) -- (Movie Clip) I'm Alive!
A desperate Maggie "the cat" (Elizabeth Taylor) tries to...
Play | SHOP

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958) --... A desperate Maggie... MORE > $15.79 Regularly $19.98 Buy Now

#
Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939) - (Movie Clip)...
Saunders (Jean Arthur) delivers appointee Jeff (James...
Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939) - (Movie Clip) Not A Bad Desk
Saunders (Jean Arthur) delivers appointee Jeff (James Stewart) to the U.S. Senate session where he'll be sworn in, a page (Dickie Jones) and Senator Paine (Claude Rains) assisting, in Frank Capra's Mr. Smith Goes To Washington, 1939.>
Mr. Smith Goes To Washington - (Movie Clip)...
The governor (Guy Kibbee) introduces Senate appointee Jeff...
Mr. Smith Goes To Washington - (Movie...
Mr. Smith Goes To Washington - (Movie Clip) Senator Jefferson Smith!
The governor (Guy Kibbee) introduces Senate appointee Jeff Smith (James Stewart, in his first scene), who praises Senator Paine (Claude Rains), surprised to learn the supposed stooge is the son of an old ally, in Frank Çapra's Mr. Smith Goes To Washington, 1939.>
American Politics in the Movies -- (TCM Promo)
TCM's original promo for "American Politics in the Movies,"...
American Politics in the Movies -- (TCM Promo)
TCM's original promo for "American Politics in the Movies," featuring Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, The Candidate, The Great McGinty, and All the King's Men among the 22 movies, Wednesday nights in September, 2008.>
Mr. Smith Goes To Washington - (Original Trailer)

Mr. Smith Goes To Washington - (Original Trailer)
Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939), Frank Capra's masterpiece about a naive young senator (James Stewart) who uncovers political corruption.>
Mr. Smith Goes To Washington - (Movie Clip)...
Director Frank Capra's opening salvo, news that the sitting...
Mr. Smith Goes To Washington - (Movie Clip) Senator Foley Dead
Director Frank Capra's opening salvo, news that the sitting senator has died, relayed through Senator Paine (Claude Raines), Governor Hopper (Guy Kibbee), his boss Jim Taylor (Edward Arnold), whose aide Chick (Eugene Pallette) stands by, in Mr. Smith Goes To Washington, 1939.>
Mr. Smith Goes To Washington - (Movie Clip) The...
After bad press and a hazing by reporters, appointed rookie...
Mr. Smith Goes To Washington - (Movie Clip) The Man On The Front Page
After bad press and a hazing by reporters, appointed senator Jeff (James Stewart) visits mentor Paine (Claude Rains), who offers advice and his daughter (Astrid Allwyn), director Frank Capra providing a famous routine with a hat, in Mr. Smith Goes To Washington, 1939.>
Mr. Smith Goes To Washington - (Movie Clip) The...
Girl-Friday in-waiting Saunders (Jean Arthur) and reporter...
Mr. Smith Goes To Washington - (Movie Clip) The Prize Dummy
Girl-Friday in-waiting Saunders (Jean Arthur) and reporter pal Diz (Thomas Mitchell) caught off guard when the new-in-town appointed senator Jefferson Smith (James Stewart) arrives after a spontaneous tour, in Frank Capra's Mr. Smith Goes To Washington, 1939.>
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- Mr. Smith Goes To...
Ben Mankiewicz introduces Mr. Smith Goes To Washington,...
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- Mr. Smith Goes...
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
Ben Mankiewicz introduces Mr. Smith Goes To Washington, 1939. >
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- Mr. Smith Goes To...
Ben Mankiewicz introduces Mr. Smith Goes To Washington,...
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- Mr. Smith Goes...
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
Ben Mankiewicz introduces Mr. Smith Goes To Washington, 1939. >
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- Mr. Smith Goes To...
Ben Mankiewicz introduces Mr. Smith Goes To Washington,...
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- Mr. Smith Goes...
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
Ben Mankiewicz introduces Mr. Smith Goes To Washington, 1939. >
Mr. Smith Goes To Washington - (Movie Clip) Daniel...
Chick (Eugene Pallette) informs Saunders (Jean Arthur, her...
Mr. Smith Goes To Washington - (Movie Clip) Daniel Boone's Lost
Chick (Eugene Pallette) informs Saunders (Jean Arthur, her first scene) that the new senator (James Stewart) has gone missing in the capital, launching director Frank Capra's thundering montage, in Mr. Smith Goes To Washington, 1939.>
Alicia Malone Intro -- Mr. Smith Goes To...
Guest host Alicia Malone introduces Mr. Smith Goes To...
Alicia Malone Intro -- Mr. Smith Goes To...
Alicia Malone Intro -- Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
Guest host Alicia Malone introduces Mr. Smith Goes To Washington, 1939. >
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- Mr. Smith Goes To...
Ben Mankiewicz introduces Mr. Smith Goes To Washington,...
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- Mr. Smith Goes...
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
Ben Mankiewicz introduces Mr. Smith Goes To Washington, 1939. >
#

TCM Movie Database

Your destination for exclusive material from the TCM vaults

LEARN MORE >