Only filmmaker Frank Capra could carry off this tale of naive "average American" John Doe (Gary Cooper), who is used by an unscrupulous politician (Edward Arnold) through a nationwide "goodwill drive." Barbara Stanwyck is reporter Ann Mitchell, who falls in love with John and must save him when the campaign is exposed. Walter Brennan, Gene Lockhart also star. 123 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English; Subtitles: English, French, German, Spanish; audio commentary; biographies; featurettes; radio plays.