Monday, December 27, 2010

Frank Capra, rightwing jerk

It Wasn't Such a Wonderful Life - Biography; Review -

Whenever I think of Capra, I think of a famous Hollywood story: Capra had been interviewed about "the Capra touch" and never once mentioned his usual screenwriter, Robert Riskin. Riskin came in the next day, gave Capra a stack of blank pages, said, "Put the Capra touch on that, Frank," and left.