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The Resource It's a wonderful life, Republic Pictures ; Liberty Films ; an RKO Radio release, (videorecording)

It's a wonderful life, Republic Pictures ; Liberty Films ; an RKO Radio release, (videorecording)

Label
It's a wonderful life
Title
It's a wonderful life
Statement of responsibility
Republic Pictures ; Liberty Films ; an RKO Radio release
Title variation
Frank Capra's It's a wonderful life
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • 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
Cataloging source
OLP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Screenplay by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra ; additional scenes by Jo Swerling ; produced and directed by Frank Capra ; director of photography, Joseph Walker, Joseph Biroc ; editor, William Hornbeck ; music, Dmitri Tiomkin
Dewey number
791.43/72
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
PN1995.9.C5113
LC item number
I87 2001
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
  • Goodrich, Frances
  • Capra, Frank
  • 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
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Suicide
  • Angels
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
It's a wonderful life, Republic Pictures ; Liberty Films ; an RKO Radio release, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • At head of title: Frank Capra's
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1946
  • Based on a story by Philip Van Doren Stern
  • Digitally remastered from the original film negative
  • Special features: Original theatrical trailer, Making of It's a wonderful life, A personal remembrance (a special tribute to Frank Capra by Frank Capra, Jr.)
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
  • Opening credits -- 1919: saving Harry -- Mr. Gower's drug store -- "You put something bad in those capsules" -- 1928: George Bailey, world traveler -- Last meal -- High school reunion -- The Big Charleston contest -- Walking Mary home -- Harry's surprise -- Courting Mary -- Wedding day -- 320 Sycamore -- Bailey park --On the nest -- December 24, 1945 -- Uncle Billy at the bank -- Searching for $8,000 -- Something wrong with Daddy -- No help from a warped, frustrated old man -- At Martini's bar -- On the bridge -- Saving George -- At Nick's place -- Pottersville -- "I want to live again" -- Homecoming -- The Richest man in the world
  • side A. Feature film (132 min.) -- side B. Featurettes (28 min.)
Control code
ocm49212933
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD 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
Note
DRAMA 791.4372 IT'S ; P ; XX-D ; 1 DVD/1 AW ; Mixed ; Original uncut ; THX digitally mastered, Dolby digital ; CC ; D01Z ; Repair0801.
Other physical details
sound, black and white with color sequences, dual disc
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 49212933
  • (Sirsi) 49212933
  • (OCoLC)49212933
System details
DVD ; THX digitally mastered ; Dolby digital
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
It's a wonderful life, Republic Pictures ; Liberty Films ; an RKO Radio release, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • At head of title: Frank Capra's
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1946
  • Based on a story by Philip Van Doren Stern
  • Digitally remastered from the original film negative
  • Special features: Original theatrical trailer, Making of It's a wonderful life, A personal remembrance (a special tribute to Frank Capra by Frank Capra, Jr.)
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
  • Opening credits -- 1919: saving Harry -- Mr. Gower's drug store -- "You put something bad in those capsules" -- 1928: George Bailey, world traveler -- Last meal -- High school reunion -- The Big Charleston contest -- Walking Mary home -- Harry's surprise -- Courting Mary -- Wedding day -- 320 Sycamore -- Bailey park --On the nest -- December 24, 1945 -- Uncle Billy at the bank -- Searching for $8,000 -- Something wrong with Daddy -- No help from a warped, frustrated old man -- At Martini's bar -- On the bridge -- Saving George -- At Nick's place -- Pottersville -- "I want to live again" -- Homecoming -- The Richest man in the world
  • side A. Feature film (132 min.) -- side B. Featurettes (28 min.)
Control code
ocm49212933
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD 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
Note
DRAMA 791.4372 IT'S ; P ; XX-D ; 1 DVD/1 AW ; Mixed ; Original uncut ; THX digitally mastered, Dolby digital ; CC ; D01Z ; Repair0801.
Other physical details
sound, black and white with color sequences, dual disc
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 49212933
  • (Sirsi) 49212933
  • (OCoLC)49212933
System details
DVD ; THX digitally mastered ; Dolby digital
Video recording format
laserdisc

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