It's a Wonderful Life

It's a Wonderful Life

(1946)

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Synopsis

An angel visits a frustrated businessman to show him what life would look like if he never existed. The classic Christmas film is based on the short story The Greatest Gift by Philip Van Doren Stern, which was inspired by Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. It is helmed by Frank Capra and stars James Stewart.

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Genres

Drama , Kids & Family , Fantasy , Romance , Comedy

Runtime

2h 10min

Age rating

PG

Cast

James Stewart
George Bailey
Donna Reed
Mary Hatch
Beulah Bondi
Mrs. Bailey
H.B. Warner
Mr. Gower
Frank Albertson
Sam Wainwright
Todd Karns
Harry Bailey
Mary Treen
Cousin Tilly
Charles Williams
Cousin Eustace
Sarah Edwards
Mrs. Hatch
Ronnie Ralph
Little Sam
Jean Gale
Little Mary
Jeanine Ann Roose
Little Violet
Danny Mummert
Little Marty Hatch
Georgie Nokes
Little Harry Bailey
Frank Hagney
Potter's Bodyguard
Ray Walker
Joe (Luggage Shop)
Charles Lane
Real Estate Salesman
Edward Keane
Tom (Bldg. & Loan)
Carol Coombs
The Bailey Child - Janie
Karolyn Grimes
The Bailey Child - Zuzu
Larry Simms
The Bailey Child - Pete
Jimmy Hawkins
The Bailey Child - Tommy
Jean Acker
Townswoman (uncredited)
Ernie Adams
Ed (uncredited)
Monya Andre
Elderly Woman (uncredited)
Stanley Andrews
Mr. Welch (uncredited)
Sam Ash
Nervous Banker (uncredited)
Jack Bailey
One of Vi's Suitors (uncredited)
Louise Bates
Building & Loan Depositor (uncredited)
Beth Belden
Young Girl (uncredited)
Brooks Benedict
Military Officer in Montage (uncredited)
Joseph E. Bernard
Townsman (uncredited)
Al Bridge
Sheriff (uncredited)
Buz Buckley
Young Boy (uncredited)
Marian Carr
Jane Wainwright (uncredited)
Adriana Caselotti
Singer at Martini's (uncredited)
Lane Chandler
Policeman (uncredited)
Michael Chapin
Young George's Friend (uncredited)
Tom Chatterton
Townsman (uncredited)
Jack Cheatham
Cop Arresting Violet (uncredited)
Harry Cheshire
Dr. Campbell (uncredited)
Edward Clark
Building & Loan Board Member (uncredited)
Tom Coleman
Building & Loan Customer (uncredited)
Ellen Corby
Ms. Davis (uncredited)
Bryn Davis
Elderly Woman (uncredited)
Lew Davis
High School Teacher at Poolside (uncredited)
Harry Denny
(uncredited)
Helen Dickson
Woman at Graduation Dance (uncredited)
Dick Elliott
Man on Porch (uncredited)
Tom Fadden
Tollhouse Keeper (uncredited)
Frank Fenton
Violet's Boyfriend (uncredited)
Eddie Fetherston
Horace (uncredited)
Sam Flint
Relieved Banker in Potter's Office (uncredited)
Lee Frederick
(uncredited)
Dick Gordon
Photographer with Sheriff (uncredited)
Jack Gordon
Bar Patron (uncredited)
Herschel Graham
Townsman (uncredited)
Joseph Granby
Elderly Man (voice) (uncredited)
Charles Halton
Carter (uncredited)
Carl Eric Hansen
(uncredited)
Herbert Heywood
Building & Loan Depositor (uncredited)
Harry Holman
Mr. Partridge (uncredited)
Art Howard
Building & Loan Board Member (uncredited)
Bert Howard
Building & Loan Board Member (uncredited)
Arthur Stuart Hull
Mr. Randall (uncredited)
John Indrisano
Man in Fantasy (uncredited)
Eddie Kane
Building & Loan Depositor (uncredited)
Carl Kent
Townsman (uncredited)
Milton Kibbee
Building & Loan Board Member (uncredited)
Effie Laird
Townswoman (uncredited)
Mike Lally
Building & Loan Customer (uncredited)
Harold Landon
Marty Hatch (uncredited)
Meade 'Lux' Lewis
Pianist in Nick's Place (uncredited)
Jack Lomas
Bar Patron (uncredited)
J. Farrell MacDonald
Man Whose Grandfather Planted Tree (uncredited)
Wilbur Mack
Building & Loan Customer (uncredited)
Charles Meakin
Elderly Man (uncredited)
Priscilla Montgomery
Student in Gym (uncredited)
Bert Moorhouse
Man with Sheriff (uncredited)
Evelyn Moriarty
Bar Patron (uncredited)
Philip Morris
Building & Loan Customer (uncredited)
George Noisom
School Dancer (uncredited)
Bob O'Connor
Bar Patron (uncredited)
Frank O'Connor
Military Officer in Montage (uncredited)
Lynn O'Leary-Jameson
Infant Janie Bailey (uncredited)
Moroni Olsen
Senior Angel (voice) (uncredited)
Garry Owen
Bill-Poster (uncredited)
Netta Packer
Elderly Woman (uncredited)
Franklin Parker
Photographer / Reporter (uncredited)
Suzanne Ridgeway
Nick's Waitress (uncredited)
Mark Roberts
Mickey (uncredited)
Constantine Romanoff
Bar Patron (uncredited)
Cy Schindell
Nick's Bouncer (uncredited)
Almira Sessions
Potter's Secretary (uncredited)
Cedric Stevens
Townsman (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan
Man in Fantasy (uncredited)
Charles Sullivan
Nick's Bartender (uncredited)
Carl Switzer
Freddie Othello (uncredited)
Max Wagner
Cashier / Nick's Assistant Bouncer (uncredited)
Larry Wheat
Building & Loan Board Member (uncredited)
Charles C. Wilson
Charlie (uncredited)

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