Meet John Doe (May 3, 1941) SynopsisA journalist writes an editorial but says it was written by a fictional persona (John Doe) who is going to kill himself if the world doesn’t get better. They hire a homeless man to play John Doe and a movement forms around his down-home, community-focused ideology until the whole […]
The Miracle Woman (August 7, 1931) Synopsis A minister’s daughter, Florence, frustrated and disillusioned by the hypocrisy she sees in others of her faith, becomes a celebrity preacher to con people out of money. A developing relationship with a blind man makes her reconsider her choices. Thoughts Growing up as a minister’s daughter myself, I […]
Joan Crawford, Barbara Stanwyck, Jimmy Stewart and Henry Fonda hanging out on the set of The Gorgeous Hussy in 1936.