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Capra, Frank 1897-1991

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Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington by Frank Capra( Visual )
97 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,819 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 James Stewart( Visual )
310 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,566 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 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 3,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Bailey is not having a good day. His life in the sleepy little town of Bedford Falls has been thrown off track, perhaps never to recover. His business has failed, he's wanted by the police, and he's had a fight with his beloved wife Mary. On this disastrous day, his responsibilities and frustrations overwhelm him, leading him to a bridge and serious contemplation of suicide. It's up to an angel named Clarence to convince George that his life has been one of worth and that it's still worth living. After taking a long look at George's life, the angel offers a portrait of what life in Bedford Falls would be like if George had never been born. This classic, sentimental favorite has become a Christmas tradition
It happened one night by Frank Capra( Visual )
72 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,902 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
Frank Capra's Arsenic and old lace by Frank Capra( Visual )
69 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,699 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
Mr. Deeds goes to town by Frank Capra( Visual )
55 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 1,792 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 )
47 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fleeing war-torn China, a small planeload of people including a British diplomat is hijacked to an idyllic valley in the Himalayas where time has virtually stopped
Meet John Doe by Frank Capra( Visual )
164 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Social commentary on the threat of cynicism and fascism to democracy. A corrupt politician attempts to further his evil ambitions by exploiting the appeal od a naive "John Doe."
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 )
7 editions published between 1975 and 2001 in English and held by 1,130 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
Frank Capra's you can't take it with you ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1938 and 2008 in English and held by 1,047 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
Prelude to war by Frank Capra( Visual )
88 editions published between 1942 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
You can't take it with you by Frank Capra( Visual )
34 editions published between 1938 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the stenographer from an eccentric family falls in love with the son of a rich mogel, the two families clash. Their love will change everything
Pocketful of miracles by Bette Davis( Visual )
23 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 636 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
The Battle of Russia ( Visual )
65 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This documentary shows the Russian defense against the Nazi invasion during World War II, focusing on the Battle of Stalingrad
Frank Capra's state of the union ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1948 and 2006 in English and held by 557 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 )
53 editions published between 1943 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 505 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. "This film ... centers on the blitz of London and Coventry after the Battle of Dunkirk, and ends with the Christmas firebombing of London in 1940. It describes the lives of British civilians and how they survived the onslaught of Nazi bombs."
Meet John Doe : Frank Capra, director by Frank Capra( Book )
9 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gary Cooper portrays a former baseball player whose misfortunes have changed his life. Barbara Stanwyck, a news reporter, interviews "John Doe", a fictional character eventually represented to the public by Cooper. Her report falls into the hands of a crooked politician who exploits "John Doe" by making him a good will ambassador in a phony political drive, leaving Cooper on the brink of suicide
The Battle of China ( Visual )
50 editions published between 1944 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary record of Japan's attempt to conquer China, beginning with the events of the 1930's, continuing with the impressive Chinese defense effort in the early 1940's, and ending with the Allies bringing help to the Chinese in 1942
Platinum blonde by Frank Capra( Visual )
21 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 387 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
Why we fight by Frank Capra( Visual )
40 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Covers the European and Japanese theaters of war and American involvement in the second World War
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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
Frank Capra
キャプラ, フランク
English (1,259)
German (26)
French (12)
Italian (11)
Multiple languages (9)
Spanish (1)
Russian (1)
Dutch (1)