Meet John Doe

  • 1941
  • 2 HR 15 MIN
  • NR
  • Political

Dark, oddball Capra, but a worthwhile watch with a tail ending wagging the dog. The film opens as Stanwyck, a struggling journalist, is fired from her job when a new managing editor, Gleason, takes over her newspaper. She angrily writes her last piece about a mythical idealist she calls John Doe and through him rants about the little guy being punished...read more

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Frank Capra's classic about a down-on-his-luck baseball player who agrees to impersonate a fictional, idealistic "everyman" created by a newspaperwoman to boost circulation, and then finds himself at the center of a political movement.

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