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Frank Capra

Film Director (18-May-1897 — 3-Sep-1991)


Barbara Bowman. Master Space: Film Images of Capra, Lubitsch, Sternberg, and Wyler. Greenwood Publishing Group. 1992. 192pp.

Frank Capra. The Name Above the Title: An Autobiography. Random House. 1985. 513pp.

Ray Carney. American Vision: The Films of Frank Capra. University Press of New England. 1996. 534pp.

Wes D. Gehring. Populism and the Capra Legacy. Greenwood Press. 1995. 129pp.

Richard Glatzer; John Raeburn. Frank Capra: The Man and His Films. University of Michigan Press. 1975. 190pp.

William Turner Levy. The Films of Frank Capra. Citadel Press. 1977. 278pp.

Charles Maland. American Visions: The Films of Chaplin, Ford, Capra, and Welles, 1936-1941. New York: Arno Press. 1977.

Charles J. Maland. Frank Capra. Twayne. 1995. 218pp.

Joseph McBride. Frank Capra: The Catastrophe of Success. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1992.

Leland A. Poague. Another Frank Capra. Cambridge University Press. 1994. 286pp.

Leland A. Poague. The Cinema of Frank Capra: An Approach to Film Comedy. A. S. Barnes. 1975. 252pp.

Brian Geoffrey Rose. An Examination of Narrative Structure in Four Films of Frank Capra. Ayer Publishing. 1980. 233pp.

Joe Saltzman. Frank Capra and the Image of the Journalist in American Film. The Norman Lear Center. 2002. 218pp.

Richard Schickel (editor). The Men Who Made the Movies: Interviews with Frank Capra, George Cukor, Howard Hawks, Alfred Hitchcock, Vincente Minnelli, King Vidor, Raoul Walsh, and William A. Wellman. New York: Atheneum. 1975. 308pp.

Robert Sklar; Vito Zagarrio (editors). Frank Capra: Authorship and the Studio System. Temple University Press. 1998. 293pp.

Eric Loren Smoodin. Regarding Frank Capra: Audience, Celebrity, And American Film Studies, 1930-1960. Duke University Press. 2005. 301pp.

Charles Wolfe. Frank Capra: A Guide to References and Resources. G. K. Hall. 1987. 464pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.225)

  8. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.175)

  9. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.125)

  10. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.120)

  11. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.259)

  12. Webster's American Biographies (p.175)

  13. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.225)

  14. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.93)

  15. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.52)

  16. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.94)

  17. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.89)

  18. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.82)

  19. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (pp.71-73)

  20. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (pp.132-345)

  21. The Guide to Film Directors (pp.132-38)

  22. The St. James Encyclopedia of Film Directors (pp.76-79)

  23. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.115)

  24. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.88)

  25. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.1, p.428)

  26. The Biographical Dictionary of World War II (p.77)

  27. Legends in Their Own Time (p.41)

  28. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.336)

  29. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.105)

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