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    Meet John Doe (Warner Brothers, 1941). Linen Finish Title Lobby Card & Lobby Cards (3) (11" X 14").
    One would be hard-pressed to think of a movie with a more impressive pedigree than this one: Frank Capra directing stars Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck, as well as co-stars Edward Arnold and Walter Brennan. The result is an epic drama in which reporter Ann Mitchell (Stanwyck) devises a fake letter about a man, "John Doe," who promises to commit suicide as a protest against the evils of the world. When the letter becomes a phenomenon, the paper hires a man (Cooper) to become Doe, thus giving rise to a very real social revolution as the "John Doe Philosophy" catches on. This film, with its blend of humor, drama, and astute social criticism, is a fine example of Capra at his very best. The title card is in near perfect condition, with only a faint smudge on the right border. The scene cards have pinholes in the borders and background, and two have staining in the borders. There is a small amount of white paint on the right side of one card. Very Fine-.


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