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Henry F. Potter (Character)
from It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

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Alternate Names:
Mr. Potter

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  1. It Happened One Christmas (1977) (TV) Played by Orson Welles

  2. It's a Wonderful Life (1946) Played by Lionel Barrymore (as Mr. Potter)
    ... aka "Frank Capra's It's a Wonderful Life" - International (English title) (complete title)

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Quotes:
From It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Mr. Potter: Have you put any real pressure on these people of yours to pay those mortgages?
Pa Bailey: Times are bad, Mr. Potter. A lot of these people are out of work.
Mr. Potter: Well, then, foreclose.
Pa Bailey: I can't do that. These families have children.
Mr. Potter: They're not my children.
Pa Bailey: But they're somebody's children, Mr. Potter.
Mr. Potter: Are you running a business or a charity ward? Not with my money!
Pa Bailey: Mr. Potter, what makes you such a hard-skulled character? You have no family, no children. You can't begin to spend all the money you've got.
Mr. Potter: Oh, I suppose I should give it to miserable failures like you and that idiot brother of yours to spend for me!
Little George: He's not a failure! You can't say that about my father!
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