John Sims (born on July 4th, 1900) is the main protagonist of the 1928 silent film The Crowd.
He was portrayed by James Murray.
Why He Rocks
- He's had a lot of hopes and dreams throughout the film, hoping the stand out among the people of his city. People often understand his position.
- Most of his lines are very quirky and funny.
- He's shown to be a concerned and caring husband and father.
- This gets highlighted when his daughter accidentally got run over, and John never forgave himself for the incident.
- He's very creative, as shown when coming up with multiple unique motor fuel names, and won with Sleight O' Hand, the Magic Cleaner
- He goes through some character development through the film, going from a desperate man obsessed with standing out among the crowd, to a loving husband and father willing to accept himself as one of many among the crowd.
- His hopes of trying to stand out among the crowd, will often get the best of him. An instance, of this is shown when he turned down a charity fond, just so he could find a more valuable job.
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