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Frank Capra's American Dream (1997)

PG
TV Movie | 115 min | Documentary, Biography, History

Ron Howard hosts a biography of the life and career of filmmaker Frank Capra, including interviews with the director's friends, colleagues and admirers.
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Rick Pendleton (as Richard Pendleton)

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Ron Howard
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Robert Altman
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Jeanine Basinger
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Edward Bernds
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Frank Capra Jr.
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Tom Capra
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Allen Daviau
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André De Toth
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Bill Duke
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Peter Falk
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Amy Heckerling
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Arthur Hiller
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Michael Keaton
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Garry Marshall
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Joseph McBride
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John Milius
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Richard Schickel
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Bob Thomas
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Jane Wyatt
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Edward Zwick
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John Agar
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Tom Brokaw
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Frank Capra
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Jeff Greenfield
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Ratings Breakdown

7.4 / 10 | 204 votes