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 (kăp′rə), Frank 1897-1991.
Italian-born American filmmaker noted for such populist comedies as Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936) and It's a Wonderful Life (1946).


(Biography) Frank. 1896–1992, US film director born in Italy. His films include It Happened One Night (1934), It's a Wonderful Life (1946), and several propaganda films during World War II


(ˈkæp rə)

Frank, 1897–1991, U.S. film director born in Italy.
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