Knowledge Identifier: +Frank_Capra
Arthur Ripley - In the 1920s he worked closely with Frank Capra churning out screenplays for many movies
Lina Basquette - Basquette was named one of thirteen WAMPAS Baby Stars in 1928 and the following year made "The Younger Generation" with Frank Capra
Jack Holt (actor) - Holt became Columbia Pictures' most reliable leading man, and scored personal successes in three Frank Capra action dramas, "Submarine" , "Flight" , and "Dirigible" , Holt's no-nonsense characterizations were eclipsed by those of younger, tough-talking actors like James Cagney and Chester Morris, but Holt continued to work in low-budget action features, almost always for Columbia, through 1940
Roy Riegels - The opening sequence of the 1929 Frank Capra movie Flight is based on Riegels and uses photographs of him
Bo Goldman - This was the first film to win the top five awards since Frank Capra's "It Happened One Night" in 1934
Tahquitz Canyon - The Tahquitz Falls were used as a scene in Frank Capra's 1937 film, "Lost Horizon"
Lost Horizon (1937 film) - "'Lost Horizon"' is a 1937 American drama-fantasy film directed by Frank Capra
Dub Taylor - A vaudeville performer, Taylor made his film debut in 1938, playing cheerful ex-football captain Ed Carmichael in Frank Capra's "You Can't Take It with You"
Frank Faylen - He played Ernie Bishop, the friendly taxi driver in Frank Capra's 1946 film "It's a Wonderful Life"
Donna Reed - In 1946, she was lent to RKO Pictures for the role of Mary Bailey in Frank Capra's It's a Wonderful Life.
Howard Lindsay - Together with Russel Crouse, Lindsay won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for the 1946 play "State of the Union", which was adapted into a film directed by Frank Capra two years later
Sinbad the Sailor (1947 film) - The wide-release date was consequently moved to January 13, 1947, and RKO instead chose Frank Capra's black-and-white "It's a Wonderful Life" as their big 1946 Christmas movie
Spencer Tracy - A fifth film with Hepburn came in 1948, Frank Capra's political drama State of the Union.
Robert Riskin - Ironically, Frank Capra was assigned to Riskin's last original story, "Here Comes the Groom", which he directed in 1951
By 1952, at the age of 55, Capra effectively retired from Hollywood filmmaking and spent his later years working with Cal Tech, his alma mater, to produce educational films on science topics.
William Wyler matched this record upon winning his third Oscar in 1959.
Shirley Booth - Director Frank Capra unsuccessfully attempted to bring Booth back to the screen with Pocketful of Miracles in 1961, but after viewing Capra's original version, Lady for a Day, Booth informed him there was no way she could match May Robson's moving, Oscar-nominated performance in the original film.
Barton MacLane - He made his last film appearance in Frank Capra's Academy *award-nominated 1961 comedy "Pocketful of Miracles"
Peter Falk - In 1961, multiple Academy *award-winning director Frank Capra cast Falk in the comedy "Pocketful of Miracles"
Jean Arthur - Arthur turned down the role of the lady missionary in "Lost Horizon" , the unsuccessful musical remake of the 1937 Frank Capra film of the same name
Larry Kramer - He next penned what Kramer calls "the only thing in my life I'm ashamed of," the 1973 musical remake of Frank Capra's "Lost Horizon", a notorious critical and commercial failure whose screenplay was based very closely on Capra's film
In 1982, the American Film Institute honored Frank Capra by giving him their AFI Life Achievement Award.
Hal Roach - In 1983, Hal Roach Studios was one of the first studios to venture into the controversial business of film colorization, creating digitally colored versions of several Laurel and Hardy features, the Frank Capra film "It's a Wonderful Life", "Night of the Living Dead", and other popular films
Lost Horizon (1937 film) - According to a 1986 "Variety" interview with Frank Capra, Jr., his father had wanted to shoot the film in color, but because the only suitable stock footage he intended to incorporate into the film, such as scenes from a documentary about the Himalayas, was in black and white, he was forced to change his plans
Larry Auerbach - Auerbach received the DGA's Robert B. Aldrich Award in 1991, and was named a DGA Honorary Life Member in 2004, joining a small, elite group that includes Charles Chaplin, David Lean, Frank Capra, Walt_Disney, Darryl F. Zanuck, Louis B. Mayer, Jack Warner, Lew Wasserman, Elia Kazan, Chuck Jones, Joseph L. Mankiewicz and Jack Valenti
Republic Pictures - In 1993 Republic won a landmark legal decision reactivating the copyright on Frank Capra's 1946 RKO film "It's a Wonderful Life"
During the golden age of Hollywood, Capra's "fantasies of goodwill" made him one of the two or three most famous and successful directors in the world.
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