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It's a Wonderful Life

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Frank Capra directed this American classic upon return from World War II. James Stewart stars as George Bailey, a frustrated man overcome by his desire for adventure outside of his small hometown of Bedford Falls. With an impending scandal involving his good name, George prepares to commit suicide on Christmas Eve. However, a heavenly messenger arrives to show him what life in Bedford Falls might have been like if he had never been born. Based on Philip Van Doren Stern's "The Greatest Gift."

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