It's a Wonderful Life

90
  • PG
Holiday classic about a suicidal man whose guardian angel shows him what would have been if he had never been born.
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Holiday classic about a suicidal man whose guardian angel shows him what would have been if he had never been born.

Original Release

12/20/1946

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Cast

James Stewart George Bailey
Donna Reed Mary Hatch
Lionel Barrymore Mr. Potter
Thomas Mitchell Uncle Billy
Henry Travers Clarence
Beulah Bondi Mrs. Bailey
Frank Faylen Ernie
Ward Bond Bert
Gloria Grahame Violet
H.B. Warner Mr. Gower (as H. B. Warner)
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Frank Capra

Writers

Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Philip Van Doren Stern, Michael Wilson, Frank Capra, Jo Swerling

Cast

James Stewart George Bailey
Donna Reed Mary Hatch
Lionel Barrymore Mr. Potter
Thomas Mitchell Uncle Billy
Henry Travers Clarence
Beulah Bondi Mrs. Bailey
Frank Faylen Ernie
Ward Bond Bert
Gloria Grahame Violet
H.B. Warner Mr. Gower (as H. B. Warner)
Todd Karns Harry Bailey
Samuel S. Hinds Pa Bailey
Mary Treen Cousin Tilly
Frank Albertson Sam Wainwright
Virginia Patton Ruth Dakin
Charles Williams Cousin Eustace
Sarah Edwards Mrs. Hatch (as Sara Edwards)
William Edmunds Mr. Martini (as Bill Edmunds)
Lillian Randolph Annie
Argentina Brunetti Mrs. Martini

Producers

Frank Capra Producer

Editors

William Hornbeck

1947 Oscar Best Picture Nominated
1947 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
1947 Oscar Best Director Nominated
1947 Oscar Best Sound, Recording Nominated
1947 Oscar Best Film Editing Nominated
1947 Golden Globe Best Director Won
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