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The Resource It's a wonderful life, Paramount DVD ; An RKO Radio Release ; Liberty Films presents ; screenplay by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, and Frank Capra ; additional scenes by Jo Swerling ; produced and directed by Frank Capra, (DVD)

It's a wonderful life, Paramount DVD ; An RKO Radio Release ; Liberty Films presents ; screenplay by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, and Frank Capra ; additional scenes by Jo Swerling ; produced and directed by Frank Capra, (DVD)

Label
It's a wonderful life
Title
It's a wonderful life
Statement of responsibility
Paramount DVD ; An RKO Radio Release ; Liberty Films presents ; screenplay by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, and Frank Capra ; additional scenes by Jo Swerling ; produced and directed by Frank Capra
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A man is saved from a suicide attempt by an angel and is then shown how important he is to the people who love him. A Christmas classic
Awards note
Golden Globes, USA, 1947: Golden Globe - Best Motion Picture Director (Frank Capra) ; National Film Registry selection, 1990.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Score, Dmitri Tiomkin ; directors of photography, Joseph Walker and Joseph Biroc ; editor, William Hornbeck
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
English or French audio tracks ; optional English subtitles ; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.C5113
LC item number
F7365 2006
PerformerNote
James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell, Henry Travers, Beulah Bondi, Frank Faylen, Ward Bond, Gloria Grahame, H.B. Warner
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1897-1991
  • 1897-1964
  • 1894-1979
  • 1908-1997
  • 1921-1986
  • 1878-1954
  • 1892-1962
  • 1892-1981
  • 1874-1965
  • 1900-1984
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Capra, Frank
  • Goodrich, Frances
  • Hackett, Albert
  • Swerling, Jo
  • Tiomkin, Dimitri
  • Stewart, James
  • Reed, Donna
  • Barrymore, Lionel
  • Mitchell, Thomas
  • Bondi, Beulah
  • Travers, Henry
  • Stern, Philip Van Doren
  • Liberty Films
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • RKO Radio Pictures, inc
Runtime
130
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • DVDs, French
  • Families
  • Success
  • Suicidal behavior
  • Angels
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Feature films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
It's a wonderful life, Paramount DVD ; An RKO Radio Release ; Liberty Films presents ; screenplay by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, and Frank Capra ; additional scenes by Jo Swerling ; produced and directed by Frank Capra, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on a story by Philip Van Doren Stern
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1947
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Special features: The making of It's a wonderful life (A documentary featurette hosted by Tom Bosley) (ca. 23 min.) ; A personal remembrance (c1991 Bexy Communications, Inc. ; ca. 14 min. ; hosted by Frank Capra, Jr. ; featuring Frank Capra and James Stewart) ; original theatrical trailer
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
60th anniversary ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 130 min.)
Isbn
9781415719107
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097369600149
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
96001
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm71381191
  • (OCoLC)71381191
System details
DVD, NTSC; region 1 ; Dolby Digital mono audio
Video recording format
DVD
Label
It's a wonderful life, Paramount DVD ; An RKO Radio Release ; Liberty Films presents ; screenplay by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, and Frank Capra ; additional scenes by Jo Swerling ; produced and directed by Frank Capra, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on a story by Philip Van Doren Stern
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1947
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Special features: The making of It's a wonderful life (A documentary featurette hosted by Tom Bosley) (ca. 23 min.) ; A personal remembrance (c1991 Bexy Communications, Inc. ; ca. 14 min. ; hosted by Frank Capra, Jr. ; featuring Frank Capra and James Stewart) ; original theatrical trailer
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
60th anniversary ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 130 min.)
Isbn
9781415719107
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097369600149
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
96001
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm71381191
  • (OCoLC)71381191
System details
DVD, NTSC; region 1 ; Dolby Digital mono audio
Video recording format
DVD

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