DVD 130 mins IMDB 8.6
NR (Not Rated)
It's A Wonderful Life
Universal Studios (1946)
In Collection
#223

Seen It:
Yes
Family, Fantasy, Holiday
USA  /  English

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

Director George Seaton; Frank Capra
Producer Frank Capra
Writer Frank Capra; Jo Swerling; Philip Van Doren Stern; Frances Goodrich
Cinematography Joseph F. Biroc
Musician Dimitri Tiomkin

George Bailey is a generous, loving husband and father in the small town of Bedford Falls. All his life he has worked hard and made sacrifices to benefit his neighbors and his family. The officer of a small bank loan business, George misplaces an $8,000 bank loan on Christmas Eve and is so distraught that he contemplates suicide. Not only is he upset about the lost money, but he surveys his life and determines that the world would have been better off if he had never been born. Because of the decency in his heart and the prayers of his family, a junior angel named Clarence comes down to show George what the world really would have been like if he had never existed. George discovers that the life he once thought insignificant and unimportant actually touched many lives and shaped the course of history far beyond what he imagined. He changes his mind about taking his own life and realizes that he has contributed a lot by living his life, and in the Christmas spirit his neighbors give George a Christmas gift that he will never forget.

Edition Details
Distributor Republic Pictures
Edition Special Edition
Barcode 017153207125
Region Region 1
Release Date 9/18/2002
Packaging Keep Case
Screen Ratio Fullscreen (4:3)
Subtitles English; English (Closed Captioned); French; Spanish
Audio Tracks Dolby Digital Mono [English]
Dolby Digital Mono [French]
Dolby Digital Mono [Spanish]
Dolby Digital Stereo [English]
Dolby Digital Stereo [French]
Layers Single Side, Single Layer
Nr of Disks/Tapes 1
Personal Details
Purchase Price $19.98
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Features
"The Making of..." Documentary Interactive Menus Scene Selection Theatrical Trailers THX Certified