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What's your favorite film by Frank Capra?

Long Pants
0 (0%)
The Power of the Press
0 (0%)
The Matinee Idol
0 (0%)
Ladies of Leisure
0 (0%)
The Miracle Woman
0 (0%)
Platinum Blonde
1 (2.7%)
Forbidden
0 (0%)
American Madness
0 (0%)
The Bitter Tea of General Yen
1 (2.7%)
Lady for a Day
0 (0%)
It Happened One Night
6 (16.2%)
Broadway Bill
0 (0%)
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
0 (0%)
Lost Horizon
1 (2.7%)
You Can't Take It with You
4 (10.8%)
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
6 (16.2%)
Meet John Doe
0 (0%)
Why We Fight (series)
0 (0%)
Arsenic and Old Lace
1 (2.7%)
It's a Wonderful Life
14 (37.8%)
State of the Union
0 (0%)
Riding High
0 (0%)
Here Comes the Groom
0 (0%)
A Hole in the Head
0 (0%)
Pocketful of Miracles
0 (0%)
haven't seen any
2 (5.4%)
don't like any
1 (2.7%)
other
0 (0%)

Total Members Voted: 35

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Capra, Frank
« on: October 07, 2010, 04:13:53 PM »


I skipped some of the films (especially early ones) that had very few votes on IMDb.  Let me know if your favorite is missing.
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Re: Directors Best Poll - Frank Capra
« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2010, 04:15:23 PM »
1. It's a Wonderful Life
2. It Happened One Night
3. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
4. American Madness
5. Lost Horzion

6. Meet John Doe
7. The Bitter Tea of General Yen
8. You Can't Take It With You
9. Arsenic and Old Lace

10. Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
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Re: Directors Best Poll - Frank Capra
« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2010, 04:33:47 PM »
Great
1) It Happened One Night
2) You Can't Take It With You
3) Arsenic And Old Lace
Good
4) Mr. Smith Goes To Washington
Decent/Middling
5) Mr. Deeds Goes To Town

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Re: Directors Best Poll - Frank Capra
« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2010, 05:57:37 PM »
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Re: Directors Best Poll - Frank Capra
« Reply #4 on: October 07, 2010, 07:16:33 PM »
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Re: Directors Best Poll - Frank Capra
« Reply #5 on: October 07, 2010, 07:23:48 PM »
Love:
It's a Wonderful Life
It Happened One Night
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Arsenic and Old Lace


Am very fond of:
Pocketful of Miracles

Like well enough:
You Can't Take It with You
Lost Horizon
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

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Re: Directors Best Poll - Frank Capra
« Reply #6 on: October 07, 2010, 08:37:02 PM »
1. Mr. Smith
2. It's a Wonderful Life
3. It Happened One Night
4. The Bitter Tea of General Yen
5. Arsenic & Old Lace
6. Lost Horizon
7. You Can't Take it With You
8. Meet John Doe
9. Platinum Blonde
10. Mr. Deeds
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Re: Directors Best Poll - Frank Capra
« Reply #7 on: October 07, 2010, 08:54:07 PM »
I'm glad I'm not the only one who didn't like Mr. Deeds.
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Re: Directors Best Poll - Frank Capra
« Reply #8 on: October 07, 2010, 09:53:27 PM »
I'm glad I'm not the only one who didn't like Mr. Deeds.

I think it has an excellent, very sardonic first half, but in the second half Capra goes way overboard with his Capracorn style and basically mitigates the first half.

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Re: Directors Best Poll - Frank Capra
« Reply #9 on: October 08, 2010, 12:58:30 AM »
Capraesque capra capra.