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The People vs. John Doe (1916)

A fictionalized composite of several celebrated murder cases, particularly the Stielow case, in which an innocent man is convicted and sentenced to death on purely speculative evidence.

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Harry De More ... John Doe
... Mrs. Doe
Willis Marks ... Doe's Brother
... Woman Lawyer
... Wealthy Farmer
... His Sister (as Maud George)
... Detective
R. Cecil Smith ... Prominent Lawyer
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A fictionalized composite of several celebrated murder cases, particularly the Stielow case, in which an innocent man is convicted and sentenced to death on purely speculative evidence. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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10 December 1916 (USA)  »

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God's Law  »

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