In this charming comedy, two Hollywood stalwarts share a hospital room - one is a billionaire, the other a blue collar worker. They reveal to each other they have a long list of goals they want to accomplish before they 'kick the bucket'. But the only way to do it is to make a break for it!
An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.
A reporter, Ann Mitchell writes a fictitious column about someone named "John Doe" and convinces a homeless man 'Long John' Willoughby to impersonate this fictitious character so she can keep her job.
Frank Capra's enduring masterpiece, based ont he best-selling novel by James Hilton had a running time of 132 minutes upon it's initial release in 1937. For a WW2 re-issue 24 minutes were cut to tone down the film's pacifist message. Film preservationist Robert Gitt, working over a period of 25 years, has utilised footage from around the world to restore a number of missing scenes. With extraor..
James Stewart takes on the powers-that-be in our nation's capitol in Frank Capra's timeless classic. Nominated for eleven 1939 Oscars(r), including best picture.
An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would had been like if he never existed.
Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert team up for laughs as mismatched lovers in this 1934 screwball comedy classic. Spoiled Ellie Andrews escapes from her millionaire father, who wants to stop her from marrying a worthless playboy. En route to New York, Ellie gets involved with an out of work newsman, Peter Warner. When their bus breaks down the bickering couple set off on a madcap hitch-hiking ex..
When a girl from a family of eccentric freethinkers falls for the son of a conservative banker, the stage is set for a meet-the-in-laws dinner across a social divide. Wrestling, ballet, fireworks and police raids ensue. Adapted from Hart and Kaufman’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway play.
Classic Screwball comedy based on Kaufman-Hart's play, You Can't Take it With You. Alice, the only stable member of an offbeat , free spirited family falls for Stewart, son of a snotty and wealthy family. the two very different families collide and rediscover the simple joys of life and love from the relationship of thier children.
Written by a discharged journalist as a publicity stunt, and as a parting shot at the paper's new editor, the premise of the letter unexpectedly fires the imagination of the Bulletin's readers and the wider American public.
A penniless drifter is recruited by an ambitious columnist to impersonate a non-existent person who said he'd be committing suicide as a protest, and a political movement begins.
The first part of Martin Scorsese's 'personal journey' through American Cinema.
A reluctant millionaire (Gary Cooper) is declared insane when he announces that he'll give his fortune away to America's poor. Oscar(r)-winning direction by Frank Capra.
The official World War II US government account of Great Britain's stand against the Nazi war machine after the Dunkirk evacuation.
A fascinating aerial travelogue of South America following the Charles Lindbergh historical route.
An American missionary in Shanghai during the Chinese Civil War falls for a Chinese general.
This television special commemorates the 100th anniversary of the birth of legendary filmmaker Frank Capra. With the exclusive participation of Capra's family, this special weaves clips from his best known films, with archival footage of the era.
A fast-living, cynical London music executive heads to a remote Cornish village on a stag weekend where he’s pranked by his boss into trying to sign a group of shanty singing fishermen. He becomes the ultimate ‘fish out of water’ as he struggles to gain the respect or enthusiasm of the unlikely boy band and their families who value friendship and community over fame and fortune.
When Beth's three year old son runs away at her high school reunion, it leads to a frenetic police search which discovers nothing. Beth doesn't give up and eventually makes an alarming discovery....