The Motion picture as entertainment

United States, 1974

Film
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Episode of Series “Frank Capra: the man above the title”.
A documentary about Capra’s involvement with Mack Sennett and the production of early comedy films. Capra reflects upon the reasons that led him into filmmaking.

Credits

producer/director

Lawrence Ott

production company

United States Information Agency

Language

English

Duration

00:41:40:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31690

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Capra, Frank, 1897-

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture industry - Study and teaching

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture producers and directors - Biography

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture producers and directors - United States

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - History

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Plots, themes, etc

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Production and direction - United States

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Sennett, Mack

Comedy

Comedy → Slapstick comedies

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Motion picture industry - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

History → History

People → Capra, Frank, 1897-

People → Motion picture producers and directors - Biography

People → Sennett, Mack

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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