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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: [on the telephone] George, there is a rumor around town that you closed your doors. Is that true?
[pause]
Mr. Potter: Oh, well, I'm very glad to hear that. George, are you all right? Do you need any police?
George Bailey: Police? What for?
Mr. Potter: Well, mobs get pretty ugly sometimes, you know. George, I'm going all out to help in this crisis. I've just guaranteed the bank sufficient funds to meet their needs. They'll close up for a week and then reopen.
George Bailey: [to Uncle Billy] He just took over the bank.
Mr. Potter: I may lose a fortune, but I'm willing to guarantee your people, too. Just tell them to bring their shares over here and I will pay fifty cents on the dollar.
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