Frank Capra

Laurie Ede

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review


This article provides a critical biography of the late American director Frank Capra. It explores the work on terms of its idealised worldview ('Capracorn') and recurrent idelogical concerns ('Capraism').
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDirectory of World Cinema: American Hollywood 2
EditorsLincoln Geraghty
Place of PublicationBristol
PublisherIntellect Books
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)978-1783204915
ISBN (Print)978-1783200061
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2015


  • Frank Capra
  • Classical Hollywood Narrative
  • Capracorn
  • Capraism


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