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The Resource Frank Capra's it's a wonderful life, Republic Pictures ; Liberty Films ; an RKO Radio release ; screenplay by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra ; additional scenes by Jo Swerling ; produced and directed by Frank Capra

Frank Capra's it's a wonderful life, Republic Pictures ; Liberty Films ; an RKO Radio release ; screenplay by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra ; additional scenes by Jo Swerling ; produced and directed by Frank Capra

Label
Frank Capra's it's a wonderful life
Title
Frank Capra's it's a wonderful life
Statement of responsibility
Republic Pictures ; Liberty Films ; an RKO Radio release ; screenplay by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra ; additional scenes by Jo Swerling ; produced and directed by Frank Capra
Title variation
It's a wonderful life
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
George Bailey, a desperate and suicidal man, is visited by a guardian angel who shows him how important he has been to those around him in his life
Member of
Awards note
  • American Film Institute's list of America's 100 greatest movies, selected in 1998, no. 11.
  • Film selected to The National Film Registry, Library of Congress, 1990.
Cataloging source
KCK
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Joseph Walker, Joseph Biroc; editor, William Hornbeck; music, Dmitri Tiomkin
Dewey number
813.52
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In English with optional French or Spanish soundtracks; optional subtitles in French or Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997.I88
LC item number
C263 1998
PerformerNote
James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell, Henry Travers, Beulah Bondi, Gloria Grahame
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1897-1991
  • 1897-1964
  • 1908-1997
  • 1921-1986
  • 1878-1954
  • 1892-1962
  • 1874-1965
  • 1892-1981
  • 1900-1984
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Capra, Frank
  • Goodrich, Frances
  • Hackett, Albert
  • Swerling, Jo
  • Stewart, James
  • Reed, Donna
  • Barrymore, Lionel
  • Mitchell, Thomas
  • Travers, Henry
  • Bondi, Beulah
  • Grahame, Gloria
  • Stern, Philip Van Doren
  • Republic Pictures Corporation
  • Liberty Films
  • RKO Radio Pictures
  • Republic Entertainment Inc
  • Artisan Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
160
Series statement
Silver screen classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Suicide
  • Christmas films
  • Feature films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • Christmas films
  • Feature films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • Suicide
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Frank Capra's it's a wonderful life, Republic Pictures ; Liberty Films ; an RKO Radio release ; screenplay by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra ; additional scenes by Jo Swerling ; produced and directed by Frank Capra
Link
http://www.afi.com/100Years/movies.aspx
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on a story by Philip Van Doren Stern
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1946
  • Digitally remastered from the original film negative
  • Special features: Theatrical trailer, Making of It's a wonderful life, A personal remembrance (a special tribute to Frank Capra by Frank Capra, Jr.)
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([4] pages : illustrations ; 18 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
side A. Feature film (132 min.) -- side B. Featurettes (28 min.)
Control code
ocm40102090
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Original uncut version.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 160 min.)
Isbn
9780782010039
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
017153207125
Other physical details
sound, black and white with color sequences, double sided
Publisher number
52071
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)40102090
System details
DVD; THX digitally mastered; Dolby digital
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Frank Capra's it's a wonderful life, Republic Pictures ; Liberty Films ; an RKO Radio release ; screenplay by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra ; additional scenes by Jo Swerling ; produced and directed by Frank Capra
Link
http://www.afi.com/100Years/movies.aspx
Publication
Note
  • Based on a story by Philip Van Doren Stern
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1946
  • Digitally remastered from the original film negative
  • Special features: Theatrical trailer, Making of It's a wonderful life, A personal remembrance (a special tribute to Frank Capra by Frank Capra, Jr.)
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([4] pages : illustrations ; 18 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
side A. Feature film (132 min.) -- side B. Featurettes (28 min.)
Control code
ocm40102090
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Original uncut version.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 160 min.)
Isbn
9780782010039
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
017153207125
Other physical details
sound, black and white with color sequences, double sided
Publisher number
52071
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)40102090
System details
DVD; THX digitally mastered; Dolby digital
Video recording format
laserdisc

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