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Title Meet John Doe [(DVD) videorecording] / Warner Bros. Studio [and] Frank Capra Productions ; screenplay by Robert Riskin ; directed by Frank Capra.

Publication Info. [U.S.] : Hal Roach Studios, [2000]
[Chatsworth, Calif.] : Distributed by Image Entertainment.
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 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F MEE    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (122 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, NTSC, all regions; mastered from the original 35 mm nitrate material film.
Cast Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Walter Brennan, Edward Arnold, James Gleason, Gene Lockhart, Irving Bacon, Rod LaRocque.
Credits Editor, Daniel Mandell ; director of photography, George Barnes ; musical score, Dimitri Tiomkin.
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.
Note For specific features see interactive menu.
Subject Newspapers -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Social problems -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Political plays -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films.
Added Author Cooper, Gary, 1901-1961.
Stanwyck, Barbara, 1907-1990.
Brennan, Walter, 1894-1974.
Arnold, Edward, 1890-1956.
Gleason, James, 1886-1959.
Lockhart, Gene, 1891-1957.
Bacon, Irving, 1893-1965.
La Rocque, Rod, 1898-1969.
Capra, Frank, 1897-1991.
Connell, Richard Edward, 1893-1949.
Presnell, Robert, 1894-1969.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
Frank Capra Productions.
Hal Roach Studios.
Image Entertainment (Firm)
Note Title on container: Frank Capra's Meet John Doe
Music No. HRS9449 Image Entertainment
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