Film Details



IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE
Release Date: 7 Jan 1947
Duration (in mins): 120, 129 or 132
Cast:
James Stewart (George Bailey)
Donna Reed (Mary Hatch [Bailey])
Lionel Barrymore (Mr. Potter)
Thomas Mitchell (Uncle Billy)
Henry Travers (Clarence [Oddbody])
Director:
Frank Capra (Dir)
Arthur S. Black (Asst dir)
Writer:
Frances Goodrich (Scr)
Albert Hackett (Scr)
Producer:
Frank Capra (Prod)
Distribution
Company:
RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Production
Company:
Liberty Films, Inc.
Summary:
On Christmas Eve, 1945, prayers are heard in heaven for George Bailey of Bedford Falls, New York. To help George, Clarence Oddbody, an angel who has not yet earned his wings, is being sent to earth to keep the despairing George from killing himself on this crucial night. To prepare him for his task, Clarence is shown George's life: As a child, George stops his younger brother Harry from drowning in an icy pond, then catches a bad cold and loses his hearing in one ear. Weeks later, George go...