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Have you ever watched the movie “It’s a Wonderful Life”?

In the 1946 film “It’s a Wonderful Life,” an angel is sent from Heaven to help a frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like had he never existed. It’s truly a heartwarming Christmas film, one sure to fill you with joy and gratitude.

Have you ever seen it? If so, more than once? Just once? If you’ve never seen it, well by golly, get on it!

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Jeff Craig
1 month ago

I said, ‘Once’, but honestly I’ve seen bits and pieces a dozen times, but never in one sitting. Eventually caught the middle part a few years ago.

jillie
1 month ago

I found this movie dull dry and boring. Then my daughter watched it. Then I watched it again and then saw it from another angle and now its our favorite next to any Scrooge movie that is on. But it has to be certain Xmas carol ones. There is a new Scrooge movie I found on Hulu and need to watch that one. And this movie as well.

Retired Firefighter Tom
1 month ago

Almost every year. Its based on a true-life incident in the 1920s that happened in Seneca Falls and parts of the movie were filmed there. Every year The word “Bedford” appears on the signs. It covers the word “Seneca.” The bridge where he threatens to jump off is still in town! Great place to take in the actual “scenery” from the movie.

Retired Firefighter Tom
1 month ago

Sorry that I didn’t read the comments first. i see Joe points out the same thing I just said.

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1 month ago

That’s OK, Tom. Interesting information, and maybe someone missed Joe’s comment. Take care, and stay healthy. 🙂 –Diane

Tom
1 month ago

Several times. Makes you think of what path choices can have on your and others life.

John Koenig
1 month ago

“It’s a Wonderful Life” is my ALL TIME FAVORITE movie. I watch it every Christmas and usually once or twice during the rest of the year. I recently heard that Paramount was able to regain the copyright that had been inadvertently lost decades ago. I wonder how that is legally possible?

TIM MCRAE
1 month ago

Answered no because although it is on TV all the time, I have never been able to watch more than a few minutes of it before finding something better to go and do.

Life is too short!

Seems I’m the only hater, sorry to be a wet blanket. I wonder how many feel the same as me & suffer in silence…

jillie
1 month ago
Reply to  TIM MCRAE

Might want to invite my daughter over she might change your mind on this one. She did with me. I felt the same way you did and then saw it from another angle. Weird how a movie can take on a whole new look.

The Lazy Q
1 month ago

Yes, forced to watch it every Christmas while growing up…just kidding. I enjoyed watching it during the Christmas season with my siblings.

Joe
1 month ago

If you enjoy the movie and happen to travel to the Seneca Falls area of New York stop in the Wonderful life museum. Seneca Falls is the actual place that the movie is based on the true story. Why Hollywood chose to change the name of the town is beyond me as Seneca Falls is a beautiful place. Seneca Falls is also considered the birthplace of women’s rights and has a National Park dedicated to it

Ed K
1 month ago

Yes, it is from the time Hollywood knew how to provide good entertainment. Haven’t watched any movies since the 70s as they are all garbage and violent or something I don’t want to explain to the grand-kids.

David Stansbury
1 month ago

Ughhh….

Bob
1 month ago

Probably 20-30 times. If my wife see it in the listings it’s automatic. The other one is Miracle on 34th Street with Maureen O’Hara and Edmund Gwenn. It used to be on every year, but now it seems to have vanished.

Donald N Wright
1 month ago

Wonderful life is a reminder of what might of happened if we took a different path. Married a different woman and everything is different afterwards. Joined a gang instead of the Boy Scouts… so, what future choices can I make for a better life?

John
1 month ago

It’s a tradition for us. We watch every year, along with A Christmas Story, and A Christmas Carol with Patrick Stewart.

Julie
1 month ago

Every year. Sometimes more than once during the season. Such a wonderful uplifting story filled with some favorite actors.

Gary L Bloomfield
1 month ago

It’s our quintessential Christmas movie…

Dan
1 month ago

Watch a movie to make me feel sad? Once is more than enough, although I’ve probably seen it about three times. In our house the tradition is the Christmas Trilogy: A Christmas Story, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, and Scrooged.

Wayne Braxton
1 month ago

I try to watch it every year. It is a classic.

Robert Wood
1 month ago

It’s my family’s all time favorite, we watch it every Christmas Eve. It still brings a tear.

Bob p
1 month ago

Only a few movies (John Wayne, Clint Eastwood) deserve watching more than once.

Kurt Shoemaker Sr
1 month ago

I got a kick out of that fact that the cop and taxi driver were named “Bert & Ernie”.
Also the same name of two Sesame Street characters.