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3 things about Frank Capra’s ARSENIC AND OLD LACE

Arsenic and Old Lace [1944] 1. Lugging the body in the dark. Light shining through the crack at the bottom of the kitchen door, reflecting on the polished wooden floor. 2.”What has occurred?” 3. Jonathan helpfully moves the telephone so … Continue reading

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3 things about Frank Capra’s IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE

It’s a Wonderful Life [1946] 1. A butterfly collection displayed on the wall of the dining room. 2. Burt gives the newlyweds a bottle of champagne. It’s during Prohibition! 3. Mr. Gower wears newspapers under his shirt to keep warm. … Continue reading

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3 things about Frank Capra’s IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE

It’s a Wonderful Life [1946] 1. $17.50. 2. The miniature skull-and-chain desk ornament in Potter’s office. 3. The newspaper weather report is accurate. Merry Christmas! 3 other things.

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3 things about Frank Capra’s IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE

It’s a Wonderful Life [1946] 1. H.P. is painted on the side of his carriage. 2. “Please don’t hit my sore ear again! Please don’t hit my sore ear again!” 3. In every reality, it’s a Schlitz bar. 3 other things.

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3 things about Frank Capra’s IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE

It’s a Wonderful Life [1946] 1. He lights a cigarette, takes a puff. He hears a train whistle, then looks down at the travel brochures in his hands and throws them on the ground. 2. “It’s all over town that … Continue reading

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3 things about Frank Capra’s PLATINUM BLONDE

Platinum Blonde [1931] 1. “He looks stupid, doesn’t he? But oh how smart he gets when he bends over a typewriter.” 2. Passionate necking as viewed through a glass water sculpture. 3. She scratches at a stain on his tie. … Continue reading

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3 things about Frank Capra’s IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE

It’s a Wonderful Life [1946] 1. George was born in 1907, making him four years older than his brother Harry. 2. At the dinner table scene, George’s father uses the phrase “crawl to Potter.” A few months later, at the … Continue reading

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