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The Films of Frank Capra

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Published by Citadel Press in Secaucus, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Capra, Frank, 1897-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementedited by Victor Scherle and William Turner Levy ; introd. by William O. Douglas.
    ContributionsScherle, Victor., Levy, William Turner, 1922-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1998.A3 C262 1977
    The Physical Object
    Pagination278 p. :
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4536888M
    ISBN 100806504307
    LC Control Number77002921


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Films by Frank Capra 1. The Strong Man (). Long Pants (). That Certain Thing (). So This Is Love (). The Matinee Idol ().

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InMcBride was asked to help prepare an homage to Capra () for the National Film Institute's Life Achievement award. In researching Capra, McBride discovered. LINKS: • The Beatrice has an interview with Joseph McBride, which is primarily about his Steven Spielberg biography book, but also touches upon his Capra book.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: pages: illustrations ; 29 cm: Contents: Introductions --Articles --Comments on Frank Capra --Frank Capra's Wonderful Life --Fultah Fisher's Boarding House --The Strong Man --Long Pants --For the Love of Mike --That Certain Thing --So This Is Love --The Matinee Idol.

Frank Capra has 14 books on Goodreads with ratings. Frank Capra’s most popular book is The Name Above The Title. FILM ¨ BIOGRAPHY--> Few Hollywood directors had a higher profile in the s than Frank Capra (Ð). He served as president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and of the Screen Directors Guild.

He won three Academy Awards as best director and was widely acclaimed as the man most responsible for making Columbia Pictures a success. Ray Carney, American Vision: The Films of Frank Capra (Hanover, N.H.

University Press of New England, ), 88 illustrations, paperback, pages. This book is available directly from the author for $ The first interdisciplinary study of America's best-known filmmaker. Although Frank Capra (–) is best known as the director of It Happened One Night, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, You Can't Take It with You, Mr.

Smith Goes to Washington, Arsenic and Old Lace, and It's a Wonderful Life, he was also an award-winning documentary filmmaker as well as a behind-the-scene force in the Director's Guild, the Motion Picture Brand: Hachette Books. Get this from a library. The films of Frank Capra. [Donald C Willis] -- Discusses films such as Mr.

Deeds Goes to Town, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Meet John Doe, It's a Wonderful Life, The Bitter Tea of General Yen, Lost Horizon, You Can't Take It With You, Arsenic. Looking for books by Frank Capra. See all books authored by Frank Capra, including The Name Above the Title: An Autobiography, and It's a Wonderful Life, and more on By CAPRA: books— The Name above the Title, New York, It's a Wonderful Life, with Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, New York, By CAPRA: articles— Willis, Donald, The Films of Frank Capra, Metuchen, New Jersey.

It's a Wonderful Life is a film of endless frustrations, deferrals of gratification, and of the complete impossibility of representing the most passionate impulses and imaginations of the self in the world–and yet the title is still entirely unironic.

Capra wants us to know that George Bailey's life is wonderful–not because his neighbors. The never-before-published novel by legendary film director Frank Capra finally in print for the first time"If you, too, feel like wandering, come along and help me unravel this odd tale&#;a tale full of half-truths, whole-truths, and no-truths at all."So Brand: Rare Bird Books.

Most of the films were directed by Frank Capra, who was daunted, yet impressed and challenged, by Leni Riefenstahl's propaganda film Triumph of the Will, and Directed by: Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak. Travel Movies Books Food Other. Sign In Trending New Popular type to search.

Sign In. Make a List Browse Lists Search Lists Leaders Help / Contact Suggest Feature Newsletter. Films by Frank Capra show list info. users 1, views made by traceface avg. score: 5 of 27 (19%) required scores: 1, 2, 3, 5, 9 list. Just about anything. Published novels and nonfiction books.

Magazine articles. Short stories. Unpublished work can break through, too, when someone who has a connection with a production company discovers something and passes it on (Frank Capra based It’s a Wonderful Life on an unpublished short story by Philip Van Doren Stern).

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Our marketplace offers a huge selection of movies from sellers worldwide. He is an internationally recognized film historian, the author of twenty-one books, including the acclaimed biographies Frank Capra: The Catastrophe of Success (; revised ), Steven Spielberg: A Biography (; revised and ) and Searching for John Ford ().

Frank Capra's second wife, Lou Capra [d. ] bore him four children, including filmmaker Frank Capra, Jr. []; son Tom Capra operated Capra's Italian Ristorante in Palm Springs for several years; grandson Frank Capra III is a busy assistent director for movies & TV.

Frank Capra was elected President of the Directors Guild of America.