It's a Wonderful Life

It's a Wonderful Life

Title: It's a Wonderful Life

Release: 1946

Rating: 8.6

Language: English

Country: USA

Runtime: 130

Genre: Action,Drama,Family,Fantasy,Romance

It's a Wonderful Life

Release 1946
Rating 8.6
Language English
Country USA
Runtime 130
Genre Action,Drama,Family,Fantasy,Romance



George Bailey has spent his entire life giving of himself to the people of Bedford Falls. He has always longed to travel but never had the opportunity in order to prevent rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking over the entire town. All that prevents him from doing so is George's modest building and loan company, which was founded by his generous father. But on Christmas Eve, George's Uncle Billy loses the business's $8,000 while intending to deposit it in the bank. Potter finds the misplaced money and hides it from Billy. When the bank examiner discovers the shortage later that night, George realizes that he will be held responsible and sent to jail and the company will collapse, finally allowing Potter to take over the town. Thinking of his wife, their young children, and others he loves will be better off with him dead, he contemplates suicide. But the prayers of his loved ones result in a gentle angel named Clarence coming to earth to help George, with the promise of earning his ...

Director :

Frank Capra

Writer :

Frances Goodrich (screenplay), Albert Hackett (screenplay), Frank Capra (screenplay), Jo Swerling (additional scenes), Philip Van Doren Stern (story)

Actors :

... George Bailey

... Mary Hatch Bailey

... Henry F. Potter

... Clarence

... Uncle Billy Bailey

... Bert

... Ernie Bishop