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- Other title:
- Title on container: Frank Capra's It's a wonderful life
- Original uncut version, digitally mastered.
- [United States] : Republic Pictures ; Santa Monica, Calif. : distributed by Artisan Home Entertainment, Inc., 2001.
1 videodisc (ca. 132 min.) : sd., b&w and col. ; 4 3/4 in.
- Stern, Philip Van Doren, 1900-1984 -- Film adaptations.
Banks and banking -- United States -- Drama.
Bankers -- United States -- Drama.
- Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
- English, French and Spanish soundtracks; French and Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
- System details:
- : DVD ; Dolby digital.
- 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.
- 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.
- Capra, Frank, 1897-1991. ,
Goodrich, Frances. , Screenwriter
Hackett, Albert. , Screenwriter
Swerling, Jo, 1897- , Associated name
Stewart, James, 1908-1997. ,
Reed, Donna, 1921-1986. , Actor
Barrymore, Lionel, 1878-1954. , Actor
Bondi, Beulah, 1892-1981. , Actor
Grahame, Gloria. , Actor
Mitchell, Thomas, 1892-1962. , Actor
Travers, Henry, 1874-1965. , Actor
Tiomkin, Dimitri, 1894-1979. , Composer
Stern, Philip Van Doren, 1900-1984 , Author
Republic Pictures Corporation. , Producer, Distributor
RKO Radio Pictures, inc. , Producer
Liberty Films. , Producer
Artisan Home Entertainment (Firm) , Distributor
- Related Work:
- Stern, Philip Van Doren, 1900-1984, Author Greatest gift.
- Making of It's a wonderful life [videorecording]
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