Frank Capra


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United States film maker (1897-1991)

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Frank Capra joined the army but stayed mainly in Washington, where he made a series of propaganda films entitled Why We Fight.
The movie originated when director Frank Capra, having returned to Hollywood after coordinating the "Why We Fight'' series during World War II, was handed a short story called "The Greatest Gift.
Frank Capra, maker of such classic motion pictures as "It Happened One Night" and "It's A Wonderful Life" received commission as a Major in the Signal Corps in 1942.
Such is the case with the Christmas favorite "It's A Wonderful Life" directed by Italian immigrant Frank Capra.
America's standing in the world is deteriorating, and director Frank Capra is to blame.
Directed by Frank Capra, it stars James Stewart as George Bailey, a man on the brink of suicide on Christmas Eve.
Resulting tale would make Frank Capra proud, though Dunn eschews information for poetry, making the movie a beautiful but not entirely airtight look at the price we pay for overdevelopment.
HASTA DICIEMBRE 23--Llega al escenario el musical "It's a Wonderful Life", una adaptacion realizada por Frank Capra a partir del filme clasico de 1946.
Showing on Wednesday, the Frank Capra film is considered by many to be the best-ever Christmas film.
Worth recalling is Charles Maland's assessment of the film as a "cumulating work" in Capra's oeuvre, in his Frank Capra (Boston: Twayne, 1980), 131.
Directed by Frank Capra, Meet John Doe tells of a savvy female reporter who writes a column about an imaginary political idealist: the eponymous Doe.
I am a fan of Jimmy Stewart, the actor, and Frank Capra, the director.
Frank Capra, and John Ford, three of the greatest film directors of the 20th century, were all practising Catholics.
Topics are broad, ranging from the films of Frank Capra to those of Martin Scorsese, and include various themes in popular movies produced in the United States from the silent era until the late nineties: the Italian mother, the "bad guys," masculine identity, the Mafia.
Inspired by the Frank Capra Christmas classic, It's a Wonderful Life, Dillanos Coffee Roasters, Sumner, Washington, commissioned nationally recognized artist Chris Hopkins to capture the magic of coffee making on a Christmas morning for its new holiday label, It's a Wonderful Blend.