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The Resource Meet John Doe., Warner Brothers Pictures presents ; screenplay by Robert Riskin ; directed by Frank Capra

Meet John Doe., Warner Brothers Pictures presents ; screenplay by Robert Riskin ; directed by Frank Capra

Label
Meet John Doe.
Title
Meet John Doe.
Statement of responsibility
Warner Brothers Pictures presents ; screenplay by Robert Riskin ; directed by Frank Capra
Title variation
Frank Capra's
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A newspaper reporter concocts a fictional story about a man named John Doe, telling his intention to commit suicide over the sorry state of mankind. As the story grows, the public demands to know the real John Doe, the newspaper hires a down and out drifter to pretend to be him. As the newspaper prospers from the John Doe story, the drifter has a change of heart from deceiving the public
Cataloging source
OKJ
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Dmitri Tiomkin ; art director, Stephen Goosson ; editor, Daniel Mandell ; director of photography, George Barnes
Intended audience
Not rated
LC call number
PN1995.9.S62
LC item number
M4 2004
PerformerNote
Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward Arnold, Walter Brennan
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1897-1991
  • 1901-1961
  • 1907-1990
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Capra, Frank
  • Cooper, Gary
  • Stanwyck, Barbara
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • Digiview Productions
Runtime
123
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reporters and reporting
  • Drifters
  • Impostors and imposture
  • Social problems
Technique
live action
Label
Meet John Doe., Warner Brothers Pictures presents ; screenplay by Robert Riskin ; directed by Frank Capra
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on a story by Richard Connell and Robert Presnell
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1941
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1524392
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (122 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
872322004024
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
FA9-A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1524392
  • (OCoLC)61521164
  • (OCoLC)61521164
System details
DVD, full screen format ; stereo sound
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Meet John Doe., Warner Brothers Pictures presents ; screenplay by Robert Riskin ; directed by Frank Capra
Publication
Note
  • Based on a story by Richard Connell and Robert Presnell
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1941
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1524392
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (122 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
872322004024
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
FA9-A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1524392
  • (OCoLC)61521164
  • (OCoLC)61521164
System details
DVD, full screen format ; stereo sound
Video recording format
DVD

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