Frank Capra's Meet John Doe Warner Bros. Studio [and] Frank Capra Productions ; screenplay by Robert Riskin ; directed by Frank Capra.

A genial homeless unemployed baseball pitcher is hoaxed into protesting against existing social evils as a newspaper circulation stunt. He pleas to the "little man" for brotherly love and democratic good will and John Doe clubs are formed. Because of his simple sincerity, he becomes a nati...

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Corporate Authors: Warner Bros. Frank Capra Productions. Hal Roach Studios. Image Entertainment (Firm)
Other Authors: Cooper, Gary, 1901-1961. Stanwyck, Barbara, 1907-1990. Brennan, Walter, 1894-1974. Arnold, Edward, 1890-1956. Gleason, James. Lockhart, Gene, 1891-1957. Bacon, Irving, 1893-1965. La Rocque, Rod, 1898-1969. Capra, Frank, 1897-1991. Riskin, Robert. Connell, Richard, 1893-1949. Mandell, Daniel. Tiomkin, Dimitri, 1894-1979. Presnell, Robert, 1894-1969. Barnes, George, 1892-1953.
Format: Video DVD
Language:English
Published:[Place of publication not identified] : Hal Roach Studios ; [Chatsworth, Calif.] : Distributed by Image Entertainment, [2000], ©2000.
Series:Film classics (Hal Roach Studios)
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Summary:A genial homeless unemployed baseball pitcher is hoaxed into protesting against existing social evils as a newspaper circulation stunt. He pleas to the "little man" for brotherly love and democratic good will and John Doe clubs are formed. Because of his simple sincerity, he becomes a national hero, but he is shocked when he discovers that it's all a plot by the owner of the paper, who plans to use the voting strength of the clubs to bludgeon his way to power.
Item Description:Originally released as motion picture in 1941.
Based on a story by Richard Connell and Robert Presnell.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (122 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Format:DVD.
Production Credits:Editor, Daniel Mandell ; director of photography, George Barnes ; musical score, Dimitri Tiomkin.
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