Ben Hecht (pronounced hekt), (February 28, 1894 – April 18, 1964), was an American screenwriter, director, producer, playwright, and novelist. Called "the Shakespeare of Hollywood", he received screen credits, alone or in collaboration, for the stories or screenplays of some 70 films and as a proli
John Denver was one of the great folk, singer-songwriters of the 1970s, composing iconic songs such as "Thank God I'm A Country Boy", "Rocky Mountain High" and "Take Me Home, Country Roads". He died prematurely when the plane he was piloting crashed off Monterrey in 1997.
Frank Russell Capra (May 18, 1897 – September 3, 1991) was an Italian-American film director and a major creative force behind a number of highly popular films of the 1930s and 1940s, including It's a Wonderful Life and Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.