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Frank Russell Capra (May 18, 1897 – September 3, 1991) was a Sicilian-born American film director and a creative force behind a number of films of the 1930s and 1940s, including It Happened One Night (1934), Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936), Lost Horizon (1937), You Can't Take It With You (1938), Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939), Meet John Doe (1941), Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) and It's a Wonderful Life (1946).

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Frank Russell Capra (May 18, 1897 – September 3, 1991) was a Sicilian-born American film director and a creative force behind a number of films of the 1930s and 1940s, including It Happened One Night (1934), Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936), Lost Horizon (1937), You Can't Take It With You (1938), Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939), Meet John Doe (1941), Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) and It's a Wonderful Life (1946).

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Personal Info

Gender -

Known Credits 68

Birthday 1897-05-18

Day of Death 1991-09-03

Place of Birth Bisacquino, Sicily, Italy

Official Site -

Also Known As

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

1961 Pocketful of MiraclesDirector
1959 A Hole in the HeadDirector
1957 The Strange Case of the Cosmic RaysDirector
1957 Hemo The MagnificentDirector
1956 Our Mr. SunDirector
1951 Here Comes the GroomDirector
1950 Riding HighDirector
1948 State of the UnionDirector
1946 It's a Wonderful LifeDirector
1945 Here Is GermanyDirector
1945 Know Your Enemy - JapanDirector
1945 Why We Fight: War Comes to AmericaDirector
1945 Your Job in GermanyDirector
1944 Arsenic and Old LaceDirector
1944 Tunisian VictoryDirector
1944 Why We Fight: The Battle of ChinaDirector
1943 Why We Fight: The Battle of BritainDirector
1943 Why We Fight: Divide and ConquerDirector
1943 Why We Fight: The Battle of RussiaDirector
1943 Why We Fight: The Nazis StrikeDirector
1942 Why We Fight: Prelude to WarDirector
1941 Meet John DoeDirector
1939 Mr. Smith Goes to WashingtonDirector
1938 You Can't Take It With YouDirector
1937 Lost HorizonDirector
1936 Mr. Deeds Goes to TownDirector
1934 Broadway BillDirector
1934 It Happened One NightDirector
1933 Lady for a DayDirector
1933 The Bitter Tea of General YenDirector
1932 American MadnessDirector
1932 ForbiddenDirector
1931 Platinum BlondeDirector
1931 The Miracle WomanDirector
1931 DirigibleDirector
1930 Rain or ShineDirector
1930 Ladies of LeisureDirector
1929 FlightDirector
1929 The Donovan AffairDirector
1929 The Younger GenerationDirector
1928 The Power of the PressDirector
1928 The BurglarDirector
1928 SubmarineDirector
1928 Say It with SablesDirector
1928 The Way of the StrongDirector
1928 The Matinee IdolDirector
1928 So This Is Love?Director
1928 That Certain ThingDirector
1927 For the Love of MikeDirector
1927 Long PantsDirector
1926 The Strong ManDirector
1922 Fultah Fisher's Boarding HouseDirector

Production

1961 Pocketful of MiraclesProducer
1959 A Hole in the HeadProducer
1957 The Strange Case of the Cosmic RaysProducer
1956 Our Mr. SunProducer
1951 Here Comes the GroomProducer
1948 State of the UnionProducer
1946 It's a Wonderful LifeProducer
1945 Your Job in GermanyProducer
1944 Arsenic and Old LaceProducer
1944 The Negro SoldierProducer
1943 Why We Fight: Divide and ConquerProducer
1942 Why We Fight: Prelude to WarProducer
1941 Meet John DoeProducer
1939 Mr. Smith Goes to WashingtonProducer
1938 You Can't Take It With YouProducer
1937 Lost HorizonProducer
1936 Mr. Deeds Goes to TownProducer
1934 Broadway BillProducer
1934 It Happened One NightProducer
1933 The Bitter Tea of General YenProducer
1932 American MadnessProducer
1932 ForbiddenProducer
1931 Platinum BlondeProducer
1930 Ladies of LeisureProducer
1928 The Matinee IdolProducer

Writing

1958 The Unchained GoddessWriter
1957 The Strange Case of the Cosmic RaysWriter
1957 Hemo The MagnificentWriter
1956 Our Mr. SunWriter
1951 Westward the WomenStory
1946 It's a Wonderful LifeScreenplay
1945 Know Your Enemy - JapanWriter
1932 ForbiddenWriter
1928 The BurglarWriter
1927 FiddlesticksStory
1926 Tramp, Tramp, TrampScenario Writer
1926 Saturday AfternoonStory
1925 Super-Hooper-Dyne LizziesWriter
1924 Riders of the Purple CowsWriter
1924 Jubilo, Jr.Scenario Writer

Acting

2005 Why We Fight as Himself (archive footage)
1995 A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies as Himself
1983 Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage as Himself (archive footage)
1965 Hollywood My Home Town as Himself
1952 This Is Your Life(1 episode)
1951 The Screen Director as Himself
1900 The Men Who Made the Movies(1 episode)

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