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Meet John Doe (1941)

Passed  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance


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A man needing money agrees to impersonate a nonexistent person who said he'd be committing suicide as a protest, and a political movement begins.


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  • Frank Capra and Barbara Stanwyck in Meet John Doe (1941)
  • Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck in Meet John Doe (1941)
  • Gary Cooper and Walter Brennan in Meet John Doe (1941)
  • Gary Cooper in Meet John Doe (1941)
  • Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Barbara Stanwyck, and Edward Arnold in Meet John Doe (1941)

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Trivia

Frank Capra didn't want anyone to play John Doe except Gary Cooper, who agreed to the part (without reading a script) for two reasons: he had enjoyed working with Capra on Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936) and he wanted to work with Barbara Stanwyck.


Quotes

Henry Connel: I should be drinking milk, you know. This stuff is poison.


Goofs

When the Governor sits, the ear piece of his glasses changes position between shots.

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Genres

Comedy | Drama | Romance

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