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Meet John Doe Charles Wolfe

Meet John Doe

Charles Wolfe

Published June 1st 1989
ISBN : 9780813513874
Paperback
297 pages
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The third film in a celebrated trilogy of socio-political dramas directed by Frank Capra in the late 1930s and early 1940s, Meet John Doe is arguably his most ambitious and disturbing work. An introductory essay reconstructs and analyzes theMoreThe third film in a celebrated trilogy of socio-political dramas directed by Frank Capra in the late 1930s and early 1940s, Meet John Doe is arguably his most ambitious and disturbing work. An introductory essay reconstructs and analyzes the history of production, promotion and reception of Meet John Doe. A complete transcript of the finished film, extensive annotations concerning original script material and previously unpublished alternate endings are included in this volume, as well as a section of recollections about the films production, personal correspondance, an excerpt from Capras autobiography, and a sampling of reviews and contemporary commentaries.