the history or historical event it tires to represent
convincing them of the potential greatness of a favorite genre
that sets her/him apart from any other director
to see on the big screen
movie craftsman, the master of every trick in the bag, and in many ways
he is more at home with the medium than any other Hollywood director,
but all the details give the impression of a contrived effect."
What is the Capra movie that best proves or disproves Farber's assertion?
And who else in Hollywood history might just as easily fit his description?