Flicks in Five: It's a Wonderful Life

by Lynne Warfel
December 24, 2011

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Still of James Stewart, Donna Reed, Carol Coombs, Karolyn Grimes and Jimmy Hawkins in It's a Wonderful Life (Courtesy Paramount HE)

World War Two had just ended. The GIs were coming home and America had been forever changed. Two veterans returning from service in Europe got together in Hollywood in 1946, and the result of the teaming of Jimmy Stewart and Frank Capra is a hopeful holiday favorite. A tale of love and hope restored, It's a Wonderful Life.