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Meet John Doe [DVD].

Fired from her job, reporter Ann Mitchell invents a fictitious "John Doe" to write an idealistic letter threatening suicide in protest of social ills. The public response to the letter is so enormous that Ann's newspaper rehires her and hires an out-of-work baseball player, John Willoughby to play the part of John Doe. He enters into the hoax for the money but ultimately rebels against the evil, self-serving despots who attempt to further their own political goals by controlling him and the thousands of John Doe fans who support him.

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2009


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Summary: Fired from her job, reporter Ann Mitchell invents a fictitious "John Doe" to write an idealistic letter threatening suicide in protest of social ills. The public response to the letter is so enormous that Ann's newspaper rehires her and hires an out-of-work baseball player, John Willoughby to play the part of John Doe. He enters into the hoax for the money but ultimately rebels against the evil, self-serving despots who attempt to further their own political goals by controlling him and the thousands of John Doe fans who support him.
Title: Meet John Doe [DVD]./ Frank Capra Productions ; screenplay by Robert Riskin ; directed by Frank Capra.
Publisher Date: [U.S.] distributed by American Pop Classics, 2009.
Subject: Political corruption -- Drama. Newspapers -- Drama. Social problems -- Drama.
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System Items Available: 1
System Items Total: 2
Call Number: DRAMA Meet
Oclc: 825834610
Upc: 874757026190
Bib Id: 500363

Format: DVD
Summary: Fired from her job, reporter Ann Mitchell invents a fictitious "John Doe" to write an idealistic letter threatening suicide in protest of social ills. The public response to the letter is so enormous that Ann's newspaper rehires her and hires an out-of-work baseball player, John Willoughby to play the part of John Doe. He enters into the hoax for the money but ultimately rebels against the evil, self-serving despots who attempt to further their own political goals by controlling him and the thousands of John Doe fans who support him.
Title: Meet John Doe [DVD]./ Frank Capra Productions ; screenplay by Robert Riskin ; directed by Frank Capra.
Publisher, Date: [U.S.] distributed by American Pop Classics, 2009.
Description: 1 videodisc : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note: Not rated by MPAA.
Series: Archive collection
Series: Archive collection (American Pop Classics)
Subjects: Political corruption -- Drama.
Subjects: Newspapers -- Drama.
Subjects: Social problems -- Drama.
Genre: Politics in motion pictures.
Genre: Feature films.
Genre: Fiction films.
Genre: Political films.
Other Author: Capra, Frank, 1897-1991.
Other Author: Riskin, Robert.
Other Author: Cooper, Gary, 1901-1961.
Other Author: Stanwyck, Barbara, 1907-1990.
Other Author: Byington, Spring, 1886-1971.
Other Author: Brennan, Walter, 1894-1974.
Other Author: Arnold, Edward, 1890-1956.
Other Author: Gleason, James, 1886-1959.
Other Author: Lockhart, Gene, 1891-1957.
Other Author: La Rocque, Rod, 1898-1969.
Other Author: Tombes, Andrew, 1885-1976.
Other Author: Connell, Richard Edward, 1893-1949.
Other Author: Presnell, Robert, 1894-1969.
Other Author: Warner Bros.
Other Author: Frank Capra Productions.
Notes: Based on a story by Richard Connell and Robert Presnell.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture by Warner Bros. Studios. 1941.
Notes: Director of photography, George Barnes ; editor, Daniel Mandell ; musical score, Dimitri Tiomkin ; musical direction, Leo F. Forbstein.
Notes: Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Walter Brennan, Edward Arnold, James Gleason, Gene Lockhart, Rod LaRocque, Spring Byington, Andrew Tombes.
Notes: English audio.
Publisher Number: APC0130
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 2
Medium: [DVD].
Call Number: DRAMA Meet