Transcript: The Cinema of Frank Capra 1 | Apr 19, 1989

Elwy sits with a man in his late seventies. The man wears glasses, blue trousers, a pale blue shirt, black trousers and a light gray jacket.

Elwy says BUT YOU WERE IN DEEDS.
MISTER DEEDS GOES TO TOWN.

The man says MISTER SMITH.

Elwy says AND SMITH,
CAN'T
TAKE IT WITH YOU.

The man says CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU.

Elwy says ARSENIC AND OLD LACE.

The man says YES, AND THE LAST ONE,
IT WAS HIS FAVOURITE.
I CAN'T REMEMBER THE NAME.

Elwy says IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE.

The man says IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE,
YES, I WAS IN THAT, TOO.

A man in his eighties says AND ON THE WAY TO HIS
OFFICE I SAW HIM,
AND I SAID, OH, MISTER CAPRA,
I'M TERRIBLY SORRY,
MY NAME IS GEORGE FOLSEY.

Elwy sits with John Howard.

John is in his fifties, with short gray hair and a beard. He wears gray trousers and a forest green T-shirt.

Elwy says JOHN HOWARD, WHAT ARE YOUR
IMPRESSIONS OF FRANK CAPRA
AS A MAN?
WE ALL KNOW YOU WORKED
WITH HIM IN
LOST HORIZON.
AT LEAST ONE OF THE TEN
GREAT PICTURES OF ALL TIME.
SO WHAT ARE YOUR
IMPRESSIONS OF HIM?

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