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Frank Capra.

Richard Griffith

Frank Capra.

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Published by British Film Institute in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Capra, Frank, -- 1897-

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesNew index series;no.3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination38p.,ill.,21cm
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21560394M


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Editorial Reviews. Frank Capra's Lost Horizon belongs to a genre that reached its heyday in the s: the philosophical drama. Usually based on plays, films such as Street Scene, Death Takes A Holiday, On Borrowed Time and The Petrified Forest dealt with driving issues of the day and embraced weighty questions of life and death.

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