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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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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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You can't take it with you

by:Capra, Frank, 1897-1991

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.

Editions:61  Date:1938 - 2016  Rating:Not rated.  Genre(s):Drama, Comedy films, Feature films, Comedy films, Film adaptations

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Frank Capra's Meet John Doe

by:Capra, Frank, 1897-1991

Fired from her job, reporter Ann Mitchell invents a fictitious "John Doe" to write an idealistic letter threatening suicide in protest of social ills. The public response to the letter is so enormous that Ann's newspaper rehires her and hires an out-of-work baseball player, John Willoughby to play the part of John Doe. He enters into the hoax for the money but ultimately rebels against the evil, self-serving despots who attempt to further their own political goals by controlling him and the thousands of John Doe fans who support him.

Editions:24  Date:1941 - 2008  Rating:Not rated by MPAA.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Feature films, Political films, Political films

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Lady for a day

by:Capra, Frank, 1897-1991

Apple Annie, a fruit peddler, throws a party for Count Romero, whose son is engaged to her beautiful daughter. With a little help from a big-time gambler and a few other instant "members of society," she keeps the imposture going-- for a while.

Editions:45  Date:1933 - 2012  Rating:Not rated.  Genre(s):Feature films, Comedy films, Comedy films, Drama, Comedy films

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American madness

by:Capra, Frank, 1897-1991

During the height of the Great Depression a populist bank president is saved from financial ruin by his small depositors.

Editions:27  Date:1932 - 2020  Rating:Not rated.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Feature films

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Magic town

by:Wellman, William A., 1896-1975

An ambitious pollster finds a small town whose citizens' opinions accurately reflect those of America at large. On discovering this oddity in the darling town of Grandview, Smith plots to exploit this mathematical miracle. Posing as an insurance salesman along with his two sidekicks, Ike Sloan and Mr. Twiddle, he romances the local newspaper editor while trying to keep her from discovering his true intentions.

Editions:20  Date:1947 - 2013  Rating:Rating: Not rated.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Comedy films, Comedy films

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Broadway Bill

by:Capra, Frank, 1897-1991

A man decides to abandon his nagging wife and his job in her family's business for the questionable pleasures of owning a racehorse known as Broadway Bill.

Editions:26  Date:1934 - 2007  Rating:MPAA rating: G.  Genre(s):Drama, Comedy films, Comedy films, Feature films, Comedy films

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Frank Capra's Riding high

A horse trainer who has fallen on hard times looks to his horse, Broadway Bill, to finally win the big race.

Editions:7  Date:1950 - 2013  Rating:Not rated.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Comedy films, Comedy films, Musical films

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