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Capra, Frank 1897-1991

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Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington by Frank Capra ( Visual )
112 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 3,870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Washington's youngest senator exposes corruption in high places almost at the cost of his career
It's a wonderful life by Frank Capra ( Visual )
342 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sentimental classic about a young man who attempts to end his own life, only to be shown the error of his ways by his guardian angel
Frank Capra's It's a wonderful life ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 3,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Bailey, a desperate and suicidal man, is visited by a guardian angel who shows him how important he has been to those around him in his life
Frank Capra's Arsenic and old lace by Frank Capra ( Visual )
95 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 2,814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An easy-going drama critic is shocked to discover that his elderly aunts, the seemingly gentle-natured Abby and Martha, have a habit of poisoning gentlemen callers and burying them in the cellar of their old Brooklyn mansion
It happened one night by Frank Capra ( Visual )
66 editions published between 1934 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rich young woman marries an idle playboy against her father's will. Her father holds her captive on his yacht but she escapes and, while on her way to New York, becomes entangled with an unemployed news reporter
Mr. Deeds goes to town by Frank Capra ( Visual )
75 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in 10 languages and held by 1,842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Longfellow Deeds (Cooper), a small-town poet, inherits $20 million from his uncle and wants to give it away to needy people. Petty moochers, greedy relatives, conniving lawyers and big executives, who all want a piece of the pie, attempt to have Deeds declared incompetent
Lost horizon by Frank Capra ( Visual )
60 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fleeing war-torn China, a small planeload of people are hijacked to an idyllic valley in the Himalayas where time has virtually stopped. There Conway, a British diplomat, falls in love with a beautiful woman, and is asked to remain in Shangri-La as its new leader
Frank Capra's you can't take it with you by Frank Capra ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1938 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about the Sycamores, an eccentric family of free spirits, and the problems that arise when Alice, the one stable member, falls for her boss's son
Meet John Doe by Frank Capra ( Visual )
177 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"John Doe," a genial and aimless tramp, is hoaxed into protesting against existing social evils as a newspaper circulation stunt. He pleas to the "little man" for brotherly love and democratic good will. Because of his simple sincerity, he becomes a national hero; John Doe clubs are formed and a spontaneous movement begins. John Doe is shocked when he discovers that it's all a plot by the owner of the paper, who plans to use the voting strength of the clubs to bludgeon his way to power. John Doe's resulting fight for democracy has a timeless, inspiring message for all Americans
The Men who made the movies : interviews with Frank Capra, George Cukor, Howard Hawks, Alfred Hitchcock, Vincente Minnelli, King Vidor, Raoul Walsh, and William A. Wellman by Richard Schickel ( Book )
6 editions published between 1975 and 2001 in English and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Rich in behind-the-scenes stories about such modern classics as It Happened One Night, Dawn Patrol, The Champ, Born Yesterday, Father of the Bride, and Shadow of a Doubt, as well as in anecdotes about the men and women of Hollywood, this book is an enduring tribute to the men who made the movies."--Cover
Prelude to war by Frank Capra ( Visual )
81 editions published between 1942 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part of a series initially shown to American soldiers who were going overseas in the 1940's. This first segment shows film clips of events which prompted the United States' entry into World War II. The war is portrayed as a struggle for the preservation of a free world. The films are uncut, available exactly as they were shown to the Armed forces during World War II. Reviews events from 1933 to 1939, including the Japanese conquest of Manchuria, the Italian conquest of Ethiopia, and the rise of Hitler. Also discusses the Axis plan of World conquest
Pocketful of miracles by Bette Davis ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An aging apple seller poses as a wealthy grande dame to help her daughter marry into a legitimately wealthy family. A comic collection of gangsters help her in her charade
Frank Capra's state of the union ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An industrialist runs for the Presidency and is caught between his principled estranged wife and a power-hungry newspaper owner, who is also the industrialist's mistress
The Battle of Britain by Frank Capra ( Visual )
49 editions published between 1943 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a documentary film record of the bombing of England by the German Luftwaffe in 1940 and the defense offered by the Royal Air Force
The Battle of Russia the Nazi march frozen ( Visual )
53 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows the Russian defense against the Nazi invasion during World War II, focusing on the Battle of Stalingrad
Meet John Doe : Frank Capra, director by Frank Capra ( Book )
5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Battle of China ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1944 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Depicts Japanese aggression against China during World War II and describes Japan's plans for world conquest. Recalls Chinese development of the compass, printing, astronomy, gunpowder, and porcelain
Platinum blonde by Frank Capra ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1931 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Platinum blonde is a glorious spoof of the newspaper business in New York City during the Depression; Ann Schuyler, a wealthy socialite, meets reporter "Stew" Smith and the two fall madly in love. The comedy begins as she tries to transform him from a ruffian newsman into a convincing gentleman."--Container
War comes to America ( Visual )
47 editions published between 1945 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Briefly reviews the history of the United States and the characteristics, habits, and beliefs of the American people. Explains the events from 1931 to 1941 that caused the United States to enter World War II
Why we fight by Frank Capra ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Propaganda series produced by the United States government which documents the causes and exhorts Americans to support World War 2
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Audience level: 0.29 (from 0.18 for Pocketful ... to 0.86 for An archaeo ...)
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Alternative Names
Capra, Francesco Rosario, 1897-1991
Capra, Frank Jr
Capra, Frank R.
Capra, Frank R. 1897-1991
Capra, Frank Russell 1897-1991
キャプラ, フランク
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