|Strange Adventures of Mr. Smith|
|Directed by||Maclean Rogers|
|Produced by||A. George Smith|
|Written by|| Kathleen Butler |
H. F. Maltby
|Starring|| Gus McNaughton |
George Smith Productions
|Distributed by||RKO Pictures|
|11 October 1937|
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