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Meet John Doe

Meet John Doe(1941)

Also Known As: The Life and Death of John Doe | The Life of John Doe |

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Brief Synopsis

A reporter's fraudulent story turns a tramp into a national hero and makes him a pawn of big business.

Cast & Crew

Frank Capra Director
Gary Cooper John Doe, assumed name of Long John Willoughby
Barbara Stanwyck Ann Mitchell
Edward Arnold D. B. Norton
Walter Brennan The "Colonel"
Spring Byington Mrs. Mitchell
James Gleason [Henry] Connell
Gene Lockhart Mayor Lovett
Rod La Rocque Ted Sheldon
Regis Toomey Bert [Hansen]
J. Farrell MacDonald "Sourpuss" [Smithers]
Warren Hymer Angelface
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Concurrent Hollywood and New York premieres: 12 Mar 1941
Release Date:  1941 Production Date:  none available
2/90. Commercial print.
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  Frank Capra Productions, Inc.
Duration(mins):  123, 125 or 129 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  11,109    
Duration(reels):  14    

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  • Timeless Movie

    Maria Ramos 2015-12-24

    I have seen this movie many times. But now with the political climate and the presidential candidates, I can see all the front runners in this movie, how... MORE>

  • Excellent Up To The Last Moments !

    DON RILEY 2015-12-23

    Gary Cooper is a character out of a Norman Rockwell painting, incarnate, here. I really loved Cooper in this role he was excellent. Actually I loved the... MORE>

  • In response to Mike 9/7/15

    Tony 2015-12-04

    Excellent comment, Mike. Of course, MJD is a retelling of the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Christ. Capra could not have had Cooper die, because... MORE>