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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

US 129m, B&W Director: Frank Capra; Cast: James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is the story of Jefferson Smith, a¬†would-be pawn of the … Continue reading

01/16/2013 · 2 Comments

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)

US 115m, B&W Director: Frank Capra; Cast: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, George Bancroft, Lionel Stander, Douglass Dumbrille, Raymond Walburn Mr. Deeds Goes to Town is a warmhearted classic Capra film … Continue reading

01/14/2013 · Leave a comment

The Bitter Tea of General Yen (1933)

USA 88m, B&W Director: Frank Capra; Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Nils Asther, Toshia Mori, Walter Connolly Despite the fact that The Bitter Tea of General Yen is an interesting and well-produced … Continue reading

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It Happened One Night (1934)

USA 105m, B&W Director: Frank Capra; Cast: Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Walter Connolly This is a romantic comedy about an impulsive young woman who objects to her father’s threatened annulment … Continue reading

05/24/2009 · Leave a comment

It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

USA 130m, sound (B&W) Director: Frank Capra: Cast: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Jimmy Hawkins It’s a Wonderful Life is practically the perfect movie in its portrayal of one … Continue reading

12/25/2008 · Leave a comment