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Birth Name: Frank Rosario Capra

Born: 18 May 1897 Died: 3 September 1991

Country of origin: Italy

Height: 5' 7"


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Description: Frank Capra 1897-1991, an American film director, author of some highly popular films. Born in Bisacquino, Sicily (Italy), Capra moved with his family to America in 1903, settling in Los Angeles, where he graduated from Throop College of Technology (later CalTech). In 1930 Capra went to work for Mack Sennett and then Columbia where he formed a close association with (writer) Robert Riskin and (cameraman) Joseph MacDonald, although in 1940 Sidney Buchman replaced Riskin as writer. After the Oscar winning romantic comedy It Happened One Night he produced a steady stream of films intended to be inspirational and humanitarian ... (more)
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5. His First Flame (1927)
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1. Our Mr. Sun (1956)
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DragonPhoenix46 added this to a list 2 months, 3 weeks ago
My Favorite Directors (23 person items)

"1. It's a Wonderful Life (1946) 2. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) 3. It Happened One Night (1934)"


Jack added this to a list 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Influences (107 person items)
Beroofficial added this to a list 11 months ago
100 Greatest Filmmakers of All Time (100 person items)

"Italian Major Works: It's a Wonderful Life (1946) Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) It Happened One Night (1934) • Director, Writer, Producer. •"


darthjoker12 added this to a list 1 year, 1 month ago
Oscars 1947 Winners (My Version) (23 movies items)

"Best Director! Winner: Frank Capra, It's a Wonderful Life! Nominees: William Wyler - The Best Years of Our Lives Howard Hawks - The Big Sleep Laurence Olivier - Henry V Alfred Hitchcock - Notorious"


darthjoker12 added this to a list 1 year, 1 month ago
Oscars 1935 Winners (My Version) (19 movies items)

"Best Director! Winner: Frank Capra, It Happened One Night! Nominees: Jean Vigo - L'Atalante Victor Schertzinger - One Night of Love W. S. Van Dyke - The Thin Man Howard Hawks - Twentieth Century"



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