It’s a Wonderful Life
- Thu Dec 13
Midnite weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnite)!
Director: Frank Capra Run Time: 135 min. Format: Digital Rating: PG
Starring: Beulah Bondi, Donna Reed, Frank Faylen, Gloria Grahame, H.B. Warner, Henry Travers, James Stewart, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell, Ward Bond
George Bailey has so many problems he is thinking about ending it all – and it’s Christmas! As George is about to jump from a bridge, he ends up rescuing his guardian angel, Clarence, who then shows George what his town would have looked like if it hadn’t been for all his good deeds over the years.
Voted the #1 Most Inspiring Film of All Time by AFI’s 100 Years … 100 Cheers, It’s a Wonderful Life has had just that. With the endearing message that “no one is a failure who has friends,” Frank Capra’s heartwarming masterpiece continues to endure, and after 70 years, this beloved classic still remains as powerful and moving as the day it was made.
*Moderated by Playhouse Founder John Farr