“It’s a Wonderful Life” – A Classic Holiday Must-See

Using PowerPoint images and film clips, this  presentation lasting a little more than an hour goes behind the scenes of one of the most beloved holiday films of all time.

You’re probably aware that an angel gets his wings and grumpy old Mr. Potter (Lionel Barrymore) tries to run everything in Bedford Falls.

But did you know that at least one film historian says Henry Fonda was considered for the role of reluctant small-town banker George Bailey?  Of course that became a signature role for James Stewart.

And just where is Bedford Falls?  Is it a real place?  There are lots of things to learn about film critic Larry Ratliff’s favorite holiday film of all time.

For availability and speaking fees, call 214-364-7364 or email lrratliff@verizon.net.

 

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