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That Certain Thing (1928) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Frank Capra and produced by Frank Capra and Harry Cohn.

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Fun Size Review: That Certain Thing (1928)

By Movies, Silently on May 16, 2013 From Movies Silently

Frank Capra’s first film of many for Columbia Pictures and his trademark optimism-amongst-poverty is already in place.Viola Dana is a?tenement beauty determined to marry money. Ralph Graves is a rich wastrel who meets Viola, falls for her and marries her the same night. Everything would be fin... Read full article

That Certain Thing (1928) A Silent Film Review

By Movies, Silently on Feb 3, 2013 From Movies Silently

A variation on the popular twenties gold-digger theme in the key of Capra. The delightful Viola Dana dreams of landing a rich husband. Ralph Graves seems to be the man of her dreams but when he is disinherited, it is Viola’s entrepreneurial spirit that saves the day. Molly (Viola Dana) works a... Read full article

Frank Capra "That Certain Thing" (1928)

By Silentfilmfanatic on May 26, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks

"That Certain Thing" (1928) is a silent romantic comedy starring Viola Dana, Ralph Graves, and Burr McIntosh. Directed by Frank Capra, this film is about a gold digger who is in search of a rich husband. Molly Kelly, played by Viola Dana, is a young woman from the tenements who works in a cigar stan... Read full article

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This was the first in a long string of films director Frank Capra made for Columbia Pictures.
On 21 July 2004, David Packard announced to the audience at the Stanford theater in Palo Alto, California, that his foundation will be issuing this film on DVD, with a musical score compiled and performed by Dennis James, recorded using the Stanford's Mighty Wurlitzer organ. This will be the first time this film has ever been issued on DVD or video, and the first film to be issued, in a non-theatrical format, by the Stanford Theater Foundation.
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