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Populism and the Capra legacy

Author: Wes D Gehring
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995.
Series: Contributions to the study of popular culture, no. 44.
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This work examines the influence of both Will Rogers and Frank Capra on modern populist movies, providing background to Capra's links with the crackerbarrel personality of Rogers. Films drawn upon  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Gehring, Wes D.
Populism and the Capra legacy.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995
(OCoLC)624408049
Named Person: Frank Capra; Ron Howard; Frank Capra; Frank Capra; Ron Howard; Frank Capra
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wes D Gehring
ISBN: 0313261830 9780313261831
OCLC Number: 31816174
Description: xx, 129 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
In the Capra tradition --
Pushing the Capra envelope --
A contemporary Capra auteur: Ron Howard --
Conclusions.
Series Title: Contributions to the study of popular culture, no. 44.
Responsibility: Wes D. Gehring ; foreword by Steve Bell.

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