Died Today (September 3rd): Frank Capra

Festival Reviews

frankcapra.jpg Frank Capra

Born: Francesco Rosario Capra

May 18, 1897 in Bisacquino, Sicily, Italy

Died: September 3, 1991 (age 94) in La Quinta, California, USA

Film is a disease. When it infects your bloodstream, it takes over as the number one hormone; it bosses the enzymes; directs the pineal gland; plays Iago to your psyche. As with heroin, the antidote to film is more film.

The Strong Man
1926
dir. Capra
Starring
Harry Langdon
Priscilla Bonner
LONG PANTSLong Pants
1927
dir. Capra
Starring
Harry Langdon
Gladys Brockwell
PLATINUM BLONDEPlatinum Blonde
1931
dir. Frank Capra
starring
Loretta Young
Jean Harlow
It Happened One NightIt Happened One Night
1934
dir. Capra
starring
Clark Gable
Claudette Colbert
MOVIE POSTERIT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE
1946
dir. Frank Capra
Stars:
James Stewart
Donna Reed

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