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Frank Capra's It's a Wonderful Life [videorecording]

Republic Pictures ; Liberty Films ; an RKO Radio release ; screenplay by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra ; additional scenes by Jo Swerling ; produced and directed by Frank Capra
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
George Bailey, a desperate and suicidal man, is visited by a guardian angel who shows him how important he has been to those around him in his life.
Director
Frank Capra
Performers
James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell, Henry Travers, Beulah Bondi, Gloria Grahame.
Release Date
1946
Run Time
160 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
In English, French and Spanish with French and Spanish subtitles
Rating
Not rated
Notes
  • Based on a story by Philip Van Doren Stern.
  • Videodisc release of a 1946 motion picture.
  • Digitally remastered from the original film negative.
  • Special features: Theatrical trailer, Making of It's a wonderful life, A personal remembrance (a special tribute to Frank Capra by Frank Capra, Jr.).
Variant Title
It's a wonderful life
Edition
Original uncut version
Contents
  • 01 Opening credits
  • 02 1919: saving Harry
  • 03 Mr. Gower's drug store
  • 04 "You put something bad in those capsules"
  • 05 1928: George Bailey, world traveler
  • 06 Last meal
  • 07 High school reunion
  • 08 Big Charleston contest
  • 09 Walking Mary home
  • 10 Harry's surprise
  • 11 Courting Mary
  • 12 Wedding day
  • 13 320 Sycamore
  • 14 Bailey park
  • 15 On the nest
  • 16 December 24, 1945
  • 17 Uncle Billy at the bank
  • 18 Searching for $8,000
  • 19 Something wrong with Daddy
  • 20 No help from a warped, frustrated old man
  • 21 At Martini's bar
  • 22 On the bridge
  • 23 Saving George
  • 24 At Nick's place
  • 25 Pottersville
  • 26 "I want to live again"
  • 27 Homecoming
  • 28 Richest man in the world.
  • side A. Feature film (132 min.)
  • side B. Featurettes (28 min.).
ISBN
0782010032
Credits
Director of photography, Joseph Walker, Joseph Biroc; editor, William Hornbeck; music, Dmitri Tiomkin.
Published
[United States] : Republic Entertainment : Distributed by Artisan Entertainment, c2001.
Related Resources
Internet Movie Database Summary and Reviews
Description
1 videodisc (ca. 160 min.) : sd., b&w with col. sequences, double sided ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; THX digitally mastered; Dolby digital.
Technical Details

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