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Francesco Rosario Capra
May 18, 1897
|Died||September 3, 1991 (aged 94)|
|Cause of death||Heart failure|
|Resting place||Coachella Valley Public Cemetery|
|Other names||Frank Russell Capra|
|Alma mater||California Institute of Technology|
|Occupation||Film director, producer, writer|
|Title||President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences 1935-1939|
|Spouse(s)||Helen Howell (m. 1923–1928)|
Lucille Warner (m. 1932–1984)
|Children||4, including Frank Capra Jr.|
Frank Russell Capra (born Francesco Rosario Capra; May 18, 1897 – September 3, 1991) was a Sicilian-American movie director, producer and screenwriter. He won three Oscars from his six nominations as Best Director. His best known movies are It Happened One Night (1934), You Can't Take It with You (1938), Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) and It's a Wonderful Life (1946).
- Capra, Frank (2004) (in en). Frank Capra: Interviews. Univ. Press of Mississippi. . https://books.google.com/books?id=1_-o2HI26KIC&pg=PA96&dq=frank+capra+pacifist&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwipop--3YPSAhXI7YMKHVnmCDMQ6AEIHDAA#v=onepage&q=frank%20capra%20pacifist&f=false.