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The Resource Meet John Doe, story by Richard Connell and Robert Presnell ; Warner Bros. Studio ; screen play by Robert Riskin ; directed by Frank Capra, (videorecording)

Meet John Doe, story by Richard Connell and Robert Presnell ; Warner Bros. Studio ; screen play by Robert Riskin ; directed by Frank Capra, (videorecording)

Label
Meet John Doe
Title
Meet John Doe
Statement of responsibility
story by Richard Connell and Robert Presnell ; Warner Bros. Studio ; screen play by Robert Riskin ; directed by Frank Capra
Title variation
Frank Capra's Meet John Doe
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A newspaper hires a hobo as a publicity stunt, asking him to claim he will kill himself to protest world conditions. A social movement grows around the man, and the reporter who dreamed up the stunt falls in love with him
Cataloging source
IlCrlFMD
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, George Barnes ; editor, Daniel Mandell ; music, Dimitri Tiomkin
Intended audience
Not rated by the MPAA
Language note
Audio described
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.M44 1999
PerformerNote
Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward Arnold, Walter Brennan, Spring Byington, James Gleason, Gene Lockhart
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1901-1961
  • 1907-1990
  • 1890-1956
  • 1894-1974
  • 1886-1971
  • 1891-1957
  • 1893-1949
  • 1894-1969
  • 1897-1991
  • 1894-1979
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cooper, Gary
  • Stanwyck, Barbara
  • Arnold, Edward
  • Brennan, Walter
  • Byington, Spring
  • Gleason, James
  • Lockhart, Gene
  • Connell, Richard Edward
  • Presnell, Robert
  • Riskin, Robert
  • Capra, Frank
  • Tiomkin, Dimitri
  • Warner Bros. Pictures
Runtime
123
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Publicity
  • Tramps
  • Reporters and reporting
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Social problems
  • Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Technique
live action
Label
Meet John Doe, story by Richard Connell and Robert Presnell ; Warner Bros. Studio ; screen play by Robert Riskin ; directed by Frank Capra, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • At head of title: Frank Capra's
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1941
Bar code
31223800456148
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier category code
vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (123 min.)
Isbn
9780778950196
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other control number
668498650102
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Meet John Doe, story by Richard Connell and Robert Presnell ; Warner Bros. Studio ; screen play by Robert Riskin ; directed by Frank Capra, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • At head of title: Frank Capra's
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1941
Bar code
31223800456148
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier category code
vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (123 min.)
Isbn
9780778950196
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other control number
668498650102
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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