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2:00 pm

The Film Group

December 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Athenaeum Liverpool, Church Alley
Liverpool, L1 3DD United Kingdom

MEET  JOHN  DOE (USA 1941).  Dir. by Frank Capra. Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck Everyone knows Frank Capra’s It’s a Wonderful Life, but what about  his forgotten earlier film with a very similar theme?  The hero is just an ordinary guy whom the press and the politicians take up, and then betray.  He faces death on Christmas Eve in a howling blizzard.  But Capra’s film is full of his warm humour and philosophy of life.

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