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Bill Pullman plays George Bailey, and Mae Whitman plays Zuzu Bailey, one of his daughters. This is the second time that they have played the roles of father and daughter. In Independence Day (1996), Bill was President Whitmore and Mae was his daughter, Patricia Whitmore. 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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BRINGS BACK MEMORIES OF MY YEARS IN BROADCASTING
6 October 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If I did not know I was watching a recreation of Lux Radio Theater's 1949 presentation of It's A Wonderful Life, I would swear I was in a radio studio watching the real thing. With Earlhorn making it sound real with his Sound Effects, and the full orchestra to set the mood with music it was just as I remembered during that Golden Age Of Radio. I hope PBS will repeat this broadcast this Christmas for those who missed it, and those who may be discovering Old Time Radio for the very first time.

JohnnyReb


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