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AFI Movie Club: IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE

It’s Christmas in July! IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE was named 20th on AFI’s Top 100 greatest American films of all time. It’s ranked #1 on 100 Years…100 Cheers and #9 on 100 Years…100 passions, and George Bailey is listed at #9 on AFI’s 100 Heroes list. James Stewart is ranked #3 on AFI’s list of the…

AFI Movie Club: MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON

MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON is a beloved film that appears on four of AFI’s lists of the greatest American films – and Jimmy Stewart’s character, Jefferson Smith, was named one of cinema’s most inspiring screen heroes by AFI. Stewart was also honored with an AFI Life Achievement Award in 1980, and two years later,…

AFI Movie Club: IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT

IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT appears on four of AFI’s lists of the greatest America films – including #8 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Laughs, which chronicles the funniest films ever to grace the silver screen.  Movie Trivia about IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT –DID YOU KNOW the film is the first of only three films to ever win…
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