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Frank Capra: the Name Above the Title
Language: en
Pages: 513
Authors: Frank Capra
Categories: Capra, Frank, 1897-
Type: BOOK - Published: 1971 - Publisher:

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Frank Capra
Language: en
Pages: 207
Authors: Frank Capra
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

FILM ¨ BIOGRAPHY--> Few Hollywood directors had a higher profile in the 1930s than Frank Capra (1897Ð1991). 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
Propaganda
Language: en
Pages: 449
Authors: Robert Jackall
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: NYU Press

This volume traces the origins, ethos, and workings of modern propaganda, which now permeates all institutions in our society. Scholars such as C. Wright Mills, Walter Lippmann, and Hans Speier here explore the social and institutional groundwork of modern propaganda. The book then examines the axial age of propaganda, from
Frank Capra
Language: en
Pages: 800
Authors: Joseph McBride
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-06-02 - Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

Moviegoers often assume Frank Capra’s life resembled his beloved films (such as Mr. Smith Goes to Washington and It’s a Wonderful Life). A man of the people faces tremendous odds and, by doing the right thing, triumphs! But as Joseph McBride reveals in this meticulously researched, definitive biography, the reality
The Capra Touch
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: Matthew C. Gunter
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-12-01 - Publisher: McFarland

During World War II, Academy Award–winning director Frank Capra (1897–1991) made propaganda films for the U.S. Government, such as Prelude to War, The Nazis Strike, The Battle of Britain, War Comes to America and The Negro Soldier. These entries in the Why We Fight documentary series have been largely neglected