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Philip Van Doren Stern (1900–1984)

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(age 83) in Sarasota, Florida, USA

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It's a Wonderful Life
Clarence Writer
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 2010 Nostalgia Critic (TV Series) (story "It's a Wonderful Life" - 1 episode)
- You're a Rotten Dirty Bastard: Christmas Special (2010) ... (story "It's a Wonderful Life" - uncredited)
 1995 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (story "It's a Wonderful Life" - 1 episode)
- Beavis and Butt-Head Do Christmas (1995) ... (story "It's a Wonderful Life" - uncredited)
 1990 Clarence (TV Movie) (characters - uncredited)
 1977 It Happened One Christmas (TV Movie) (story "The Greatest Gift")
 1946 It's a Wonderful Life (story)

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Story: "The Greatest Gift" (filmed as It's a Wonderful Life (1946), Beavis and Butt-Head: Beavis and Butt-Head Do Christmas (1995) (uncredited), Clarence (1990)). See more »

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[on "the Greatest Gift", the short story that inspired It's a Wonderful Life (1946)] The idea came to me complete from start to finish--a most unusual occurrence, as any writer will tell, for ordinarily a story has to be struggled with, changed around and mixed up. See more »

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