Meet John Doe: Frank Capra, Director (Rutgers Films in Print)

Meet John Doe: Frank Capra, Director (Rutgers Films in Print)

by Charles Wolfe
     
 


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 the history of production, promotion and reception of "Meet John Doe". A complete transcript of the…  See more details below

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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 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 A complete transcript of the finished film, extensive annotations concerning original script material and previously unpublished alternate endings are included in this volume, as well as a section of recollections about the film's production, personal correspondance, an excerpt from Capra's autobiography, and a sampling of reviews and contemporary commentaries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813513874
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1989
Series:
Rutgers Films in Print Series, #13
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
5.89(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.75(d)

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