It's a Wonderful Life (60th Anniversary Edition)

It's a wonderful laugh! It's a wonderful love!
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Format:  DVD
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DVD Features:

  • New 60th Anniversary Edition
  • Beautifully Restored, Substantially Improved Print
  • Featurette
  • Tribute to Frank Capra
  • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 10 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released: October 31, 2006
  • Originally Released: 1946
  • Label: Paramount
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case - Sensormatic
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • (unspecified) - English
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Featurette:
      1. THE MAKING OF IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE
      2. A PERSONAL REMEBERANCE (Tribute to Frank Capra - Drector)

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Entertainment Reviews:

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AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 218,336
Paralyzing joys are the very heart of George Bailey's dilemma; they are, to borrow words from George's father, "deep in the race." Full Review
The Stranger (Seattle, WA)
Dec 15, 2017
Rating: 5/5 -- Frank Capra's century-defining masterpiece is a treasure of Classical Hollywood cinema. Full Review
Discussing Film
Nov 22, 2019
Rating: A+ -- It's just such a joyous picture. Full Review
rachelsreviews.net
May 2, 2019
Rating: A+ -- A movie people will have a good time watching with their families for enduring decades. Full Review
ChrisStuckmann.com
Jan 4, 2019
It's a Wonderful Life is a wonderful title for a motion picture about which practically everyone who sees it will agree that it's wonderful entertainment. Full Review
Hollywood Reporter
Dec 7, 2014
Rating: 3.5/4 -- While it isn't the best picture to come out of Hollywood this year, nor is it Capra's masterpiece, it tells a good story and its conclusion has a heart-warming effect on the audience. Full Review
New York Daily News
Dec 19, 2016
It's a Wonderful Life is about hunger. It's about greed. It's about the many ways a good man is stymied. Finally, it's about George Bailey, whose decency prevents him even from killing himself. Full Review
Salon.com
Dec 4, 2012

Description by OLDIES.com:

With the endearing message that "no one is a failure who has friends," Frank Capra's heartwarming masterpiece continues to endure, and after 60 years this beloved classic still remains as powerful and moving as the day it was made.

George Bailey has so many problems he is thinking about ending it all - and it's Christmas! As the angels discuss George, we see his life in flashback. As George is about to jump from a bridge, he ends up rescuing his guardian angel, Clarence. Clarence then shows George what his town would have looked like if it hadn't been for all of his good deeds over the years. Will Clarence be able to convince George to return to his family and forget suicide?

Product Description:

A good but slightly ineffectual man tries to off himself after an error that really wasn't his fault. In Christmas Carol fashion, his crusty-but-lovable guardian angel shows up to give him a tour of the world without his presence, and it isn't a pretty place. Moral courage, small-town American life, civic cooperation, and family love are glorified; corporate greed and self-involvement are vilified; at the climax, a blanket of snow like spun sugar makes everything pure and clean like redemption itself.

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Production Notes:

  • IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE was added to the Library of Congress National Film Registry in 1990.
  • Academy Award Nominations: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (James Stewart), Best Editing, Best Sound.

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