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It happened one night

by:Capra, Frank, 1897-1991

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.

Editions:153  Date:1934 - 2017  Rating:Not rated.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Film adaptations, Comedy films, Comedy films

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Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington

Washington's youngest senator exposes corruption in high places almost at the cost of his career.

Editions:32  Date:1939 - 2016  Rating:Not rated.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Feature films, Political films, Political films

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Frank Capra's It's a wonderful life

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.

Editions:55  Date:1946 - 2016  Rating:MPAA rating: Not rated ; Canadian Home Video rating: G.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Christmas films, Christmas films, Feature films

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It's a wonderful life

by:Capra, Frank, 1897-1991

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.

Editions:389  Date:1900 - 2021  Rating:MPAA rating: Not rated.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Christmas films, Christmas films, Fantasy films

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Frank Capra's Arsenic and old lace

by:Kesselring, Joseph, 1902-1967

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.

Editions:16  Date:1944 - 2004  Rating:MPAA rating: Not rated.  Genre(s):Feature films, Film adaptations, Comedy films, Comedy films, Film adaptations

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Mr. Deeds goes to town

by:Capra, Frank, 1897-1991

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.

Editions:102  Date:1936 - 2017  Rating:Not rated.  Genre(s):Comedy films, Comedy films, Feature films, Drama, Comedy films

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Lost horizon

by:Capra, Frank, 1897-1991

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.

Editions:79  Date:1937 - 2018  Rating:MPAA rating: Not rated; CHV rating: G.  Genre(s):Feature films, Film adaptations, Drama, Action and adventure films, Action and adventure films

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Meet John Doe

by:Capra, Frank, 1897-1991

To further his presidential aspirations, oil tycoon D.B. Norton buys a newspaper, renames it, and tells managing editor Connell to downsize. After being fired, cheeky reporter Ann Mitchell retaliates in her final story by creating John Doe, who writes a "Letter to the Editor," describing his disgust at the state of the world, capped by a threat to commit suicide on New Year's Eve in protest. John Doe's story causes an instant media sensation, so Ann finds a bum to "play" him. She selects former minor league ballplayer turned hobo Long John Willoughby, who goes along with the scheme. Soon he's making motivational speeches on the radio, and becoming a popular national figure, while corporate misbehavior, consumerism, and the attempted subversion of the resultant popular movement follow. Can Willoughby become the figure of integrity and principle he had only pretended to be? Even if it means sacrificing himself so that the real John Doe's can be saved?

Editions:222  Date:1940 - 2018  Rating:Not rated.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Political films, Political films, Film adaptations

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Mr. Smith goes to Washington

by:Capra, Frank, 1897-1991

Washington's youngest senator exposes corruption in high places, almost at the cost of his career.

Editions:153  Date:1939 - 2018  Rating:Not rated.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Political films, Political films, Feature films

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Frank Capra's You Can't Take It With You

When the stenographer from an eccentric family falls in love with the son of a rich mogul, the two families clash. Their love will change everything.

Editions:17  Date:1938 - 2016  Rating:Not rated.  Genre(s):Feature films, Comedy films, Comedy films, Drama, Feature films

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