Records of the U.S. Information Agency. 1900 - 2003. Background Reports Relating to Film Festivals
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Frank Russell Capra (born Francesco Rosario Capra; May 18, 1897 – September 3, 1991) was an Italian-American film director, producer and writer who became the creative force behind some of the major award-winning films of the 1930s and 1940s. Born in Italy and raised in Los Angeles from the age of five, his rags-to-riches story has led film historians such as Ian Freer to consider him the "American Dream personified." Capra became one of America's most influential directors during the 1930s, ...
Charlton Heston (b. Oct. 4, 1923-d. Apr. 5, 2008), American actor of film, theater and television. From the description of Heston, Charlton, 1923-2008 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10582407 ...
Perlberg was the producer of the film The Song of Bernadette, based on Franz Werfel's novel. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1945. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864340 Motion picture manager, producer. From the description of Reminiscences of William Perlberg : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122574271 ...
Jack Joseph Valenti (b. 1921) was an advertising and public relations executive who served as Special Assistant to President Lyndon B. Johnson from 1963 to 1966. After leaving the White House, he was a motion picture executive, adjunct professor of government and public administration at American University, and an author of several books. From the description of Valenti, Jack J. (Jack Joseph), 1921- (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10567890 ...
John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy of Brookline, Massachusetts. John Kennedy, the second of nine children, attended Choate Academy (1932-1935), Princeton University (1935-36), Harvard College (1936-40), and Stanford Business School (1941). In 1940, he published a book based on his senior thesis entitled "Why England Slept." The book criticized British policy of Appeasement. In 1941, Kennedy enlisted in the Navy. In August 1943, Kenn...
Henry Jaynes Fonda (May 16, 1905 – August 12, 1982), known more commonly as Henry Fonda, was an American film and stage actor who had a career that spanned five decades in Hollywood. Fonda cultivated a strong, appealing screen image in several films now considered to be classics, earning one Academy Award for Best Actor on two nominations. Fonda made his mark early as a Broadway actor and made his Hollywood film debut in 1935. His film career began to gain momentum with roles such as Bette Da...