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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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From It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Mr. Potter: [to George Bailey] Look at you. You used to be so cocky. You were going to go out and conquer the world. You once called me a warped, frustrated, old man! What are you but a warped, frustrated young man? A miserable little clerk crawling in here on your hands and knees and begging for help. No securities, no stocks, no bonds, nothin' but a miserable little $500 equity in a life insurance policy.
[Potter chuckles]
Mr. Potter: You're worth more dead than alive! Why don't you go to the riffraff you love so much and ask them to let you have $8,000? You know why? Because they'd run you out of town on a rail. But I'll tell you what I'm going to do for you, George. Since the state examiner is still here, as a stockholder of the Building and Loan, I'm going to swear out a warrant for your arrest. Misappropriation of funds, manipulation, malfeasance...
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