It's a Wonderful Life

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It's a Wonderful Life
Directed byFrank Capra
Produced byFrank Capra
Written byFrances Goodrich,
Albert Hackett,
and Frank Capra
Based on The Greatest Gift by Philip Van Doren Stern
StarringJames Stewart,
Donna Reed,
Lionel Barrymore
Music byDimitri Tiomkin
CinematographyJoseph F. Biroc,
Joseph Walker,
Victor Milner (uncredited)
Edited byWilliam Hornbeck
Liberty Films
Distributed byRKO Radio Pictures (original release),
Republic Pictures (video),
Artisan Entertainment (DVD),
Paramount Pictures (2005- )
Release date
January 7, 1947
Running time
130 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$3.18 million (estimated)

It's a Wonderful Life is a 1946 movie. It was directed by Frank Capra. It stars James Stewart, Donna Reed, and Lionel Barrymore.

Main cast[change | change source]

  • James Stewart as George Bailey
  • Donna Reed as Bailey's wife
  • Lionel Barrymore as Mr. Potter, a banker

Plot[change | change source]

George Bailey wishes he had never been born and becomes suicidal. Clarence, an angel (2nd class) helps him change his mind.

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