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Merry Christmas, George Bailey (1997)

TV Movie  |   |  Fantasy  |  25 December 1997 (USA)
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Jimmy Hawkins who played Tommy Bailey in the original Frank Capra classic was also the Executive Producer of this 1 hour PBS All Star Charity TV special. See more »

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Version of It's a Wonderful Life (1946) See more »

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It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Music by Dimitri Tiomkin
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An excellent radio broadcast that elaborates on "It's a Wonderful Life."
28 December 1998 | by (Palacios, Texas) – See all my reviews

This is a quirky and unique presentation of "It's a Wonderful Life" done as a live radio brodcast. The excellent acting done by the star studded cast, and even some goof ups because it is filmed live, add to the fun. Possibly the best part was watching the sound effects man in the background doing everything from knocking on doors to pouring out buckets of water.


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