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Meet John Doe (1941)

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As a parting shot, fired reporter Ann Mitchell prints a fake letter from unemployed "John Doe," who threatens suicide in protest of social ills. The paper is forced to rehire Ann and hires John Willoughby to impersonate "Doe." Ann and her bosses cynically… View More
Genres Drama, Comedy
Director Frank Capra
Starring Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward Arnold, Walter Brennan View More
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Movie Summary

As a parting shot, fired reporter Ann Mitchell prints a fake letter from unemployed "John Doe," who threatens suicide in protest of social ills. The paper is forced to rehire Ann and hires John Willoughby to impersonate "Doe." Ann and her bosses cynically milk the story for all it's worth, until the made-up "John Doe" philosophy starts a whole political movement. At last everyone, even Ann, takes her creation seriously... but publisher D.B. Norton has a secret plan.
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Movie Details

Genres Drama, Comedy
Director Frank Capra
Starring Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward Arnold, Walter Brennan, Spring Byington, James Gleason, Gene Lockhart, Rod LaRocque, Irving Bacon
Studio Name Echelon Studios
Release Date 1941
VUDU Release Date 01/30/2012
Rating Not Rated About Ratings
Running Time 122 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Full Frame, Dolby Digital

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