Capra Jr Interview
This is a Visual History Recording

Visual History with Frank Capra Jr.

Interviewed by: Joe D’Alessandro

Frank Capra Jr. discusses his long career as both an assistant director and producer, growing up with one of the most well-known directors of all time as a father, and how he transformed Wilmington, N.C. into a production center.

Frank Capra Jr. tells how his father reacted when General George C. Marshall asked him to direct the World War II documentary series Why We Fight.

Frank Capra Jr. explains what the Directors Guild meant to his father and how he fought to protect and expand directors' creative rights during his presidency.

As a member of the AD/UPM Council, Frank Capra Jr. talks about his experiences fighting to improve working conditions for Assistant Directors and UPMs.