It's A Wonderful Life

It's A Wonderful Life
  • 1946
  • US
  • 2h 9min
  • U
  • Directed by: Frank Capra
  • Cast: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Henry Travers

Small-town boy Stewart runs into financial difficulties and is on the brink of suicide when an elderly angel descends to earth to show him all the good his life has done for those around him. Archetypal Capra sentimentality with a superbly detailed fantasy framework and one of Stewart's most lovable performances. One to warm even the most glacial heart.

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Monday 18 December Classic film screening It’s a Wonderful Life

Get yourself in the Christmas spirit this festive season by coming along to Lanark Memorial Hall and watching the classic movie the way it was intended – on the big screen.

Starring James Stewart, an angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed. Frank Capra’s festive masterpiece, It’s A Wonderful Life, remains one of the enduring classics of the 20th century, loved by generations.

Bring your family, young and old, and let George Bailey reveal the true spirit of Christmas!

Time: 7.30pm Tickets: £5.00 all tickets

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It's a Wonderful Life

13 Dec 20075 stars

(U) 130min

You know Christmas has arrived when Frank Capra’s perennial festive season favourite receives its annual reissue. The 1947 classic is one of the most inspirational films of all time, as well as being a fine romance, a terrific comedy and genuine…

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