Meet John Doe (1941), Starring Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck

Meet John Doe (1941) - director Frank Capra; Stars: Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward Arnold

Plot summary from IMDBAs 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. 
This movie is part of the collection: Comedy Films

Director: Frank Capra
Producer: Frank Capra
Production Company: Warner Brothers
Audio/Visual: sound, black & white
Keywords: Comedy; Romance; Drama

Creative Commons license: Public Domain

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