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Frank Capra's American Dream (1997)

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MPAA Rating
Rated PG for brief war footage and mild language.

Running Time
1 hour, 55 minutes

Country USA

Production Companies
Columbia TriStar Television Inc., Frank Capra Productions Inc., Sony Pictures High Definition Center, ZM Productions

Studio Columbia TriStar Television, Frank Capra Productions, ZM Productions

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Genre: Documentary, Biography

Plot: This biographical feature presents an in-depth look at the life and work of legendary American filmmaker Frank Capra in commemoration of the centennial of his birth. Highlighting such classics as "It's a Wonderful Life" and "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington," this program also offers a look into his personal family life and features interviews with contemporary film luminaries ranging from Martin Scorsese and Robert Altman to Richard Dreyfuss and Jane Wyman. Narrated by Ron Howard and produced in conjunction with the Capra family.

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 Directed by
Kenneth Bowser
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock 'N' Roll, In a Shallow Grave, Live from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live
 Written by
Kenneth Bowser
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock 'N' Roll, In a Shallow Grave, Live from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live
Ron Howard
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Robert Altman
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Richard Dreyfuss
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Bill Duke
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Peter Falk
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Michael Keaton
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Angela Lansbury
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 Music By
John Hodian
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