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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 122 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Gaiam TV : 2014.

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Frank Capra.
Participant or Performer Note:
Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Walter Brennan, Edward Arnold, James Gleason, Gene Lockhart, Rod LaRocque, Spring Byington, Andrew Tombes.
Summary, etc.:
A reporter (Barbara Stanwyck) writes a fictitious column about someone named ''John Doe,'' who is distraught at America's neglect of the little people and plans to kill himself. The newspaper then hires a ballplayer-turned-hobo (Gary Cooper) to pose as John Doe.In a series of radio addresses written by a publisher with fascist leanings, Doe captures the public's imagination. When he finally realizes he has been used, Doe comes to his senses and becomes the man he never knew he could be.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Political corruption > Drama.
Newspapers > Drama.
Social problems > Drama.

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