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Capra

genus of wild goats and ibexes, e.g. C. falconeri (markhor) and C. ibex (Alpine ibex).
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Smith," it is important to notice where Capra locates the corruption.
It is in the best known of Capra films, It's a Wonderful Life, that all three domains of comedy are brought into play, and the film might vie for the title of cinematic divine comedy of the twentieth century.
To build on Capra and Naess, instructors should consult the work of American conservationist Aldo Leopold, who in A Sand County Almanac considers the ethical implications of an interdependent worldview.
Frank Capra, and John Ford, three of the greatest film directors of the 20th century, were all practising Catholics.
For this project, Capra almost had to compromise with Jewish American author Arnold Schulman, who at first refused to change some of the Jewish characters from his play into Italian American ones for Capra's script (298).
And, as I will attempt to prove, Frank Capra seems to have been aware of this dimension of filmic sub-creation.
First, they are asked to view the film Mindwalk (Cohen & Capra, 1992).
Like Frank Capra and John Steinbeck Alfred Hitchcock always had a soft spot for tales extolling the virtues of democracy and the "ordinary Joe," especially when pitted against tyranny's more cunning agents.
For 1938's classic "You Can't Take It With You," Stewart teamed for the first time with Frank Capra, the director who guided him during several of his most memorable performances.
Florentine, American Cancer Society; Jordana Capra, Circle of Hope; Patty Kelly, Friends of the Libraries of the SCV; Lucile Novak, Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Auxiliary; Donna Waddell, Newhall Memorial Health Foundation Guild; Ingrid Brown, Pet Assistance Foundation; Courtney Kanagi, Safe Rides of SCV; and Kris Hough, Soroptimist International of the Santa Clarita Valley.
It was rather a last hurrah, at least for Capra, of a young populist idealist.