Tag Archives: frank capra

Film Series: Lost Horizon

1937. USA. Dir: Frank Capra. With Ronald Colman, Jane Wyatt. 133 min.

 

A plane crashes deep within the Himalayas. Its five surviving passengers are stranded and without hope, until a mysterious crowd materializes in the snow and whisks them away to a hidden utopia. Lavish sets and a mammoth scope spelled a production riddled with difficulties, foreshadowing the rigor behind the stunning recent digital restoration decades in the making.

Tonight / 8 p.m. / Goldsmith Family Cinema / Free

Film Series: You Can’t Take It With You

1938. USA. Dir: Frank Capra. With Jean Arthur, James Stewart. 126 min.

 

If you think your family is strange, wait until you meet the free-spirited Vanderhofs. Industry scion Stewart aims to marry into this brood of lovable kooks, but struggles to get his stuffed-shirt parents to see the light. Can heart, humor, and communal freedom triumph over class conflict? Well, it is a Capra film…

Tonight / 8 p.m. / Goldsmith Family Cinema / Free