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DVD Release Date
• R1: Aug 18, 1998
• R2: 29 Nov 2004
2 hours, 10 minutes
Liberty Films Inc.
Studio Liberty Films, RKO Pictures
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• It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
• Frank Capra's It's a Wonderful Life
• The Greatest Gift
|Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Drama, Christmas, Tear Jerker, World War II, Marriage, Fantasy, Ghosts|
Tagline: They're making memories tonight!
Plot: A good but slightly ineffectual man tries to off himself after an error that really wasn't his fault. In Christmas carol fashion, his crusty-but-lovable guardian angel shows up to give him a tour of the world without his presence, and it isn't a pretty place. Moral courage, small-town American life, civic cooperation, and family love are glorified; corporate greed and self-involvement are vilified; at the climax, a blanket of snow like spun sugar makes everything pure and clean like redemption itself. The DVD version contains a behind-the-scenes featurette and an interview with director Capra. Academy Award Nominations: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (James Stewart), Best Editing, Best Sound.
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- unspecified, undated draft (by Philip Van Doren Stern, Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett) 367 kb [HTML]
- Final Script (by Philip Van Doren Stern, Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett) [TXT]
- movie script (by Philip Van Doren Stern, Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett) [TXT]
- movie script (by Frank Capra, Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Jo Swerling) [TXT]
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