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Jan 07, 1947 Release Date:
130 min Runtime:
It’s a Wonderful Life is a 1946 American Movie. This is director Frank Capra’s eternal bittersweet comedy/drama more or less George Bailey (James Stewart), the eternally-in-debt guiding force of a bank in the typical American little town of Bedford Falls. As the film opens, it’s Christmas Eve, 1946, and George, who has long considered himself a failure, faces financial wipe out and arrest and is seriously contemplating suicide. High above Bedford Falls, two celestial voices discuss Bailey’s dilemma and deem to send the length of eternally bumbling angel Clarence Oddbody (Henry Travers), who after 200 years has still to earn his wings, to facilitate George out. But first, Clarence is resolution a catastrophe taking place course upon George’s vibrancy, and the multitude of humane acts he has performed: rescuing his younger brother from drowning, losing the hearing in his left ear in the process; enduring a beating rather than agree to a grieving druggist (H.B. Warner) to adopt poison by crash to an ailing child; foregoing scholarly and a long-planned vacation to Europe to save the Bailey Building and Loan from letting its Depression-time customers down; and, most important, preventing town despot Potter (Lionel Barrymore) from succession Bedford Mills and reducing its inhabitants to penury. Along the mannerism, George has married his childhood sweetheart Mary (Donna Reed), who has stranded by him through thick and skinny. But even the love of Mary and his kids are insufficient in the space of George, faced as soon as an $8000 shortage in his books, becomes a likely candidate for prison thanks to the vengeful Potter. Bitterly, George declares that he wishes that he had never been born, and Clarence, hoping to tutor George a lesson, shows him how swing cartoon would have been had he in fact never been born.
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