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San Francisco Chronicle
S.F. Opera announces 2018-19 season, with debuts by 6 conductorsincludes the West Coast premiere of “It’s a Wonderful Life,” San Francisco comp
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
includes the West Coast premiere of “It’s a Wonderful Life,” San Francisco composer Jake Heggie’s treatment of the 1946 Frank Capra film classic. The opera was co-commissioned and co-produced by the company along with Indiana University and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Well playedof Bill Clinton in that his vaunted intelligence is partly a parlor trick desig
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
of Bill Clinton in that his vaunted intelligence is partly a parlor trick designed to dazzle and impress, and a little of Frank Capra in that there's a darkness at the bottom of his old-fashioned moralizing. Sorkin mightn't be complex, but he is... Read more
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Breitbart
CNN: ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ Is ‘Inherently Sexist,’ Should Be ‘Retired’sexist.” “And that’s a good thing,” she adds. Seen through the revisionist pr
Breitbart / Posted 25 days ago
sexist.” “And that’s a good thing,” she adds. Seen through the revisionist prism of radical feminism, the classic Frank Capra film starring James Stewart and Donna Reed becomes part of a patriarchal plot to keep women subjected to... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
'It's a Wonderful Life' is a holiday classic. The FBI thought it was communist propaganda.television to watch a familiar black-and-white tale, the 1946 classic "It's a W
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 25 days ago
television to watch a familiar black-and-white tale, the 1946 classic "It's a Wonderful Life." The film, which director Frank Capra considered his best, follows the down-on-his-luck George Bailey. He's a businessman in the fictional town of... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
'It's a Wonderful Life' is a holiday classic. The FBI thought it was communist propaganda.television to watch a familiar black-and-white tale, the 1946 classic "It's a W
Stamford Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
television to watch a familiar black-and-white tale, the 1946 classic "It's a Wonderful Life." The film, which director Frank Capra considered his best, follows the down-on-his-luck George Bailey. He's a businessman in the fictional town of... Read more
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Connecticut Post
'It's a Wonderful Life' is a holiday classic. The FBI thought it was communist propaganda.television to watch a familiar black-and-white tale, the 1946 classic "It's a W
Connecticut Post / Posted 25 days ago
television to watch a familiar black-and-white tale, the 1946 classic "It's a Wonderful Life." The film, which director Frank Capra considered his best, follows the down-on-his-luck George Bailey. He's a businessman in the fictional town of... Read more
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Greenwich Time
'It's a Wonderful Life' is a holiday classic. The FBI thought it was communist propaganda.television to watch a familiar black-and-white tale, the 1946 classic "It's a W
Greenwich Time / Posted 25 days ago
television to watch a familiar black-and-white tale, the 1946 classic "It's a Wonderful Life." The film, which director Frank Capra considered his best, follows the down-on-his-luck George Bailey. He's a businessman in the fictional town of... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
'It's a Wonderful Life' is a holiday classic. The FBI thought it was communist propaganda.television to watch a familiar black-and-white tale, the 1946 classic "It's a W
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
television to watch a familiar black-and-white tale, the 1946 classic "It's a Wonderful Life." The film, which director Frank Capra considered his best, follows the down-on-his-luck George Bailey. He's a businessman in the fictional town of... Read more
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The News-Times
'It's a Wonderful Life' is a holiday classic. The FBI thought it was communist propaganda.television to watch a familiar black-and-white tale, the 1946 classic "It's a W
The News-Times / Posted 25 days ago
television to watch a familiar black-and-white tale, the 1946 classic "It's a Wonderful Life." The film, which director Frank Capra considered his best, follows the down-on-his-luck George Bailey. He's a businessman in the fictional town of... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
The gay icons of Christmas classicsmight’ve fallen for were it not for Mary. Violet is the head-turned in town, dr
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 25 days ago
might’ve fallen for were it not for Mary. Violet is the head-turned in town, driving men to distraction. She even gets Frank Capra to give her a car-horn “aaaaOOOOOGAH” in appreciation. In the story leading up to George’s fateful vision of... Read more
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The Courier Mail
The gay icons of Christmas classicsmight’ve fallen for were it not for Mary. Violet is the head-turned in town, dr
The Courier Mail / Posted 25 days ago
might’ve fallen for were it not for Mary. Violet is the head-turned in town, driving men to distraction. She even gets Frank Capra to give her a car-horn “aaaaOOOOOGAH” in appreciation. In the story leading up to George’s fateful vision of... Read more
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News.com.au
The gay icons of Christmas classicsmight’ve fallen for were it not for Mary. Violet is the head-turned in town, dr
News.com.au / Posted 25 days ago
might’ve fallen for were it not for Mary. Violet is the head-turned in town, driving men to distraction. She even gets Frank Capra to give her a car-horn “aaaaOOOOOGAH” in appreciation. In the story leading up to George’s fateful vision of... Read more
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Times Leader
The mythical ‘war on Christmas’ drives us apartfrom a glamorous New Yorker whose genome connects to Africa and Ireland and Ven
Times Leader / Posted 26 days ago
from a glamorous New Yorker whose genome connects to Africa and Ireland and Venezuela (“All I Want for Christmas Is You”). Frank Capra, son of Sicily, convinces us annually that “It’s A Wonderful Life.” Animator Bill Melendez, from Mexico’s Sonora,... Read more
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The News & Observer
What to Watch on Sunday: Classic Christmas movies and specials for your Christmas EveBB gun for Christmas. It’s a Wonderful Life (8 p.m., NBC) – What’s better on C
The News & Observer / Posted 26 days ago
BB gun for Christmas. It’s a Wonderful Life (8 p.m., NBC) – What’s better on Christmas Eve than Jimmy Stewart? In this Frank Capra classic, a suicidal man (Stewart) ruined by a miser on Christmas Eve sees his life in a new light thanks to his... Read more
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/Film
Hanks and Spielberg (and Streep) Save America, One Movie at a Timemajor historical moments of the American 20th century, then Hanks has been his
/Film / Posted 28 days ago
major historical moments of the American 20th century, then Hanks has been his folksy avatar, the Jimmy Stewart to his Frank Capra. Steven Spielberg has spent a good chunk of his whole career, all the way from the rollicking and goofy 1941 to... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Lucy Ricardo, Laura Petrie, Mrs. Pottsa Wonderful Life” at 8 p.m. Sunday. James Stewart, Donna Reed and Lionel Barrym
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 28 days ago
a Wonderful Life” at 8 p.m. Sunday. James Stewart, Donna Reed and Lionel Barrymore star in the 1946 fantasy from director Frank Capra. ABC counters with “Beauty and the Beast,” the Disney animated classic from 1991. The voices include Angela... Read more
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The Columbian
Take a break from hustle with festive movie favoritesfavorite. “The film has a life of its own now, and I can look at it like I had
The Columbian / Posted 28 days ago
favorite. “The film has a life of its own now, and I can look at it like I had nothing to do with it,” Director Frank Capra once told The Wall Street Journal. “I’m like a parent whose kid grows up to be president.” Also starting at the... Read more
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The Morning Call
How the FBI once viewed 'It's a Wonderful Life' as communist propagandatelevision to watch a familiar black-and-white tale, the 1946 classic "It's a W
The Morning Call / Posted 28 days ago
television to watch a familiar black-and-white tale, the 1946 classic "It's a Wonderful Life." The film, which director Frank Capra considered his best, follows the down-on-his-luck George Bailey. He's a businessman in the fictional town of... Read more
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Acton Commentary
The economics of Bedford Falls (Part 3 of 3)in ‘mere’ principles of economics gives us great vision that enables us to “see
Acton Commentary / Posted 29 days ago
in ‘mere’ principles of economics gives us great vision that enables us to “see”. This holiday film may be attributed to Frank Capra, but it could have just as easily been called “Frederic Bastiat’s ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’.” The central theme of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'It's a Wonderful Life' is a holiday classic. The FBI thought it was communist propaganda.television to watch a familiar black-and-white tale, the 1946 classic "It's a W
Chicago Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
television to watch a familiar black-and-white tale, the 1946 classic "It's a Wonderful Life." The film, which director Frank Capra considered his best, follows the down-on-his-luck George Bailey. He's a businessman in the fictional town of... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle’s engagement photos released; they’re everything you think they’d betelevision to watch a familiar black-and-white tale, the 1946 classic "It's a W
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 29 days ago
television to watch a familiar black-and-white tale, the 1946 classic "It's a Wonderful Life." The film, which director Frank Capra considered his best, follows the down-on-his-luck George Bailey. He's a businessman in the fictional town of... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
FBI once thought this Christmas classic was Communist propagandatelevision to watch a familiar black-and-white tale, the 1946 classic "It's a W
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 29 days ago
television to watch a familiar black-and-white tale, the 1946 classic "It's a Wonderful Life." The film, which director Frank Capra considered his best, follows the down-on-his-luck George Bailey. He's a businessman in the fictional town of... Read more
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ajc.com
FBI once thought this Christmas classic was Communist propagandatelevision to watch a familiar black-and-white tale, the 1946 classic "It's a W
ajc.com / Posted 29 days ago
television to watch a familiar black-and-white tale, the 1946 classic "It's a Wonderful Life." The film, which director Frank Capra considered his best, follows the down-on-his-luck George Bailey. He's a businessman in the fictional town of... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ is a holiday classic. The FBI thought it was communist propaganda.television to watch a familiar black-and-white tale, the 1946 classic “It’s a W
Bangor Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
television to watch a familiar black-and-white tale, the 1946 classic “It’s a Wonderful Life.” The film, which director Frank Capra considered his best, follows the down-on-his-luck George Bailey. He’s a businessman in the fictional town of... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
FBI once thought this Christmas classic was Communist propagandatelevision to watch a familiar black-and-white tale, the 1946 classic "It's a W
Dayton Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
television to watch a familiar black-and-white tale, the 1946 classic "It's a Wonderful Life." The film, which director Frank Capra considered his best, follows the down-on-his-luck George Bailey. He's a businessman in the fictional town of... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
FBI once thought this Christmas classic was Communist propagandatelevision to watch a familiar black-and-white tale, the 1946 classic "It's a W
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 29 days ago
television to watch a familiar black-and-white tale, the 1946 classic "It's a Wonderful Life." The film, which director Frank Capra considered his best, follows the down-on-his-luck George Bailey. He's a businessman in the fictional town of... Read more
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Al.com
FBI saw 'It's a Wonderful Life' as Communist propagandatelevision to watch a familiar black-and-white tale, the 1946 classic "It's a W
Al.com / Posted 29 days ago
television to watch a familiar black-and-white tale, the 1946 classic "It's a Wonderful Life." The film, which director Frank Capra considered his best, follows the down-on-his-luck George Bailey. He's a businessman in the fictional town of... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Why 'It's a Wonderful Life' mattersand decency on display in “It’s a Wonderful Life” resonate today as resolutely
Baltimore Sun / Posted 29 days ago
and decency on display in “It’s a Wonderful Life” resonate today as resolutely as they did 71 years ago. Director Frank Capra does not create a perfect world. Instead, he gives us in Bedford Falls a post World War II American small town... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Jimmy Stewart and �Wonderful Life� spend weekend at the Redford TheatreWhat else would you expect the weekend before Christmas? �It�s A Wonderful Life
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
What else would you expect the weekend before Christmas? �It�s A Wonderful Life,� the 1946 Frank Capra seasonal classic plays three times Friday and Saturday, Dec. 22-23, at the Redford Theatre, 17360 Lahser Road, Detroit. Tickets are $5. Call... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Movie picks: 'Call Me By Your Name,' 'It's a Wonderful Life,' 'Big Lebowski'Ivory. (Opens Friday, Dec. 22, Regal Fox Tower) It wouldn’t be Christmas witho
OregonLive.com / Posted 30 days ago
Ivory. (Opens Friday, Dec. 22, Regal Fox Tower) It wouldn’t be Christmas without this venerable, but still affecting, Frank Capra fable showing up on the big screen. Jimmy Stewart gives a performance that belies his usual chummy optimism and... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, Dec. 20, 20171945, the Office of Price Administration announced the end of tire rationing, e
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
1945, the Office of Price Administration announced the end of tire rationing, effective Jan. 1, 1946. In 1946, the Frank Capra film "It's A Wonderful Life," starring James Stewart and Donna Reed, had a preview showing for charity in New... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
December 20movie "King Creole," and would be inducted into the U.S. Army as a private on M
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 30 days ago
movie "King Creole," and would be inducted into the U.S. Army as a private on March 24, 1958. [ + - ] 1946: The Frank Capra film "It's a Wonderful Life," starring James Stewart and Donna Reed, has a preview showing for charity at New... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Today in History1945, the Office of Price Administration announced the end of tire rationing, e
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted a month ago
1945, the Office of Price Administration announced the end of tire rationing, effective Jan. 1, 1946. In 1946, the Frank Capra film "It's A Wonderful Life," starring James Stewart and Donna Reed, had a preview showing for charity in New... Read more
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Boston Globe
This day in historyfrom the Union as all 169 delegates to a special convention in Charleston voted
Boston Globe / Posted a month ago
from the Union as all 169 delegates to a special convention in Charleston voted in favor of separation. In 1946, the Frank Capra film ‘‘It’s A Wonderful Life,’’ starring James Stewart and Donna Reed, had a preview showing for charity in New... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Today in HistoryIn 1946, the Frank Capra film "It's A Wonderful Life," starring James Stewart a
The Middletown Press / Posted a month ago
In 1946, the Frank Capra film "It's A Wonderful Life," starring James Stewart and Donna Reed, had a preview showing for charity in New York, a day before its official world premiere. In 1995, an American Airlines Boeing 757 en route to Cali,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Today in HistoryIn 1946, the Frank Capra film "It's A Wonderful Life," starring James Stewart a
San Antonio Express-News / Posted a month ago
In 1946, the Frank Capra film "It's A Wonderful Life," starring James Stewart and Donna Reed, had a preview showing for charity in New York, a day before its official world premiere. In 1995, an American Airlines Boeing 757 en route to Cali,... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
The week ahead for Wilmington arts and culture, Dec. 18-24on the big screen in Wilmington is also a local tradition. It began in the '90s
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 1 months ago
on the big screen in Wilmington is also a local tradition. It began in the '90s at UNCW's Kenan Auditorium when the late Frank Capra Jr. ran Wilmington's EUE Screen Gems Studios. Capra's father, of course, directed "It's a Wonderful Life," so... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Batavia director to discuss new film at Waterline Writersand Ian McShane, "Pottersville" pays homage to "It’s A Wonderful Life" even as
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 1 months ago
and Ian McShane, "Pottersville" pays homage to "It’s A Wonderful Life" even as it careens into modern-day scenarios Frank Capra could never have imagined, capturing the craziness of the present and reflecting the best of the past, according... Read more
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The News & Observer
What to Watch on Friday: Errol Morris true crime series ‘Wormwood’ mixes genres on Netflixcelebrities like Erik Estrada and Dean Cain. Dr. Oz is the grand marshal. It’s
The News & Observer / Posted 1 months ago
celebrities like Erik Estrada and Dean Cain. Dr. Oz is the grand marshal. It’s a Wonderful Life (8 p.m., USA) – In this Frank Capra classic, a suicidal man ruined by a miser on Christmas Eve sees his life in a new light thanks to his guardian... Read more
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Variety
Shooting Wraps on Nicholas Hoult’s ‘Tolkien’ Biopicand serves as a British soldier in World War I. The Directors Guild of America
Variety / Posted 1 months ago
and serves as a British soldier in World War I. The Directors Guild of America has awarded Dwight Williams with the 2018 Frank Capra Achievement Award, which is given to an assistant director or unit production manager in recognition of career... Read more

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