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It's a wonderful life (1947)
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DVD 012 697
It's a wonderful life
Alternate titles:
Frank Capra's It's a wonderful life
Originally produced:
George Bailey is prevented from committing suicide by a guardian angel, who takes him back through his life to show him the good things he had done that changed the lives of his family and friends.
Republic Pictures ; Liberty Films presents ; an RKO Radio release ; produced and directed by Frank Capra ; screen play by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett and Frank Capra ; additional scenes by Jo Swerling.
Original uncut version, digitally mastered.
[United States] : Republic Pictures ; Santa Monica, Calif. : distributed by Artisan Home Entertainment, Inc., 2001.
English, French and Spanish soundtracks; French and Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
1 DVD (ca. 132 min.) : sound, black & white and color
Republic Pictures Corporation
RKO Radio Pictures, inc
Liberty Films
Capra, Frank
Goodrich, Frances
Hackett, Albert
James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Beulah Bondi, Gloria Grahame, Thomas Mitchell, Henry Travers.
Directors of photography, Joseph Walker, Joseph Biroc; film editor, William Hornbeck; musical score written and directed by Dimitri Tiomkin.
Based on the short story, The greatest gift, by Philip Van Doren Stern.
Special features (on side B of videodisc): Exclusive documentary, The Making of It's a wonderful life (28 min.); A personal remembrance, made by Frank Capra, Jr. ; original theatrical trailer.
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1947.
Stern, Philip Van Doren, 1900-1984 Film adaptations.
Banks and banking United States Drama.
Bankers United States Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
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Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Film adaptations
Year: 1940s
Spoken language: English
Spoken language: French
Spoken language: Spanish
Subtitles: English
Subtitles: French
Subtitles: Spanish
Accessibility: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Title: It's a wonderful life
Actor: Barrymore, Lionel
Actor: Bondi, Beulah
Actor: Grahame, Gloria
Actor: Mitchell, Thomas
Musical score composer: Tiomkin, Dimitri
Production studio: Liberty Films
Production studio: RKO Radio Pictures, inc
Production studio: Republic Pictures Corporation
Screenplay: Adaptations
Film technique: Live action