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Meet John Doe (1941)

NR 05/03/1941 (US) ComedyDramaRomance 2h 2m

All America wants to meet the “Mr. Deeds” of 1941!


As a parting shot, fired reporter Ann Mitchell prints a fake letter from unemployed "John Doe," who threatens suicide in protest of social ills. The paper is forced to rehire Ann and hires John Willoughby to impersonate "Doe." Ann and her bosses cynically milk the story for all it's worth, until the made-up "John Doe" philosophy starts a whole political movement.

  1. Frank Capra


  2. Robert Riskin


  3. Richard Connell


  4. Robert Presnell Sr.


Top Billed Cast

  1. Gary Cooper

    Gary Cooper

    Long John Willoughby

  2. Barbara Stanwyck

    Barbara Stanwyck

    Ann Mitchell

  3. Edward Arnold

    Edward Arnold

    D.B. Norton

  4. Walter Brennan

    Walter Brennan

    The Colonel

  5. Spring Byington

    Spring Byington

    Mme Mitchell

  6. James Gleason

    James Gleason

    Henry Connell

  7. Gene Lockhart

    Gene Lockhart

    Mayor Lovett

  8. Rod La Rocque

    Rod La Rocque

    Ted Sheldon

  9. Irving Bacon

    Irving Bacon


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Meet John Doe
Meet John Doe

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue $2,000,000.00


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