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It's A Wonderful Life: 12 Behind-The-Scenes Facts About The Classic Christmas Movie

Here are just a few noteworthy behind-the-scenes facts about the making of 1946's Christmas classic, It's A Wonderful Life.

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12 Holiday-Themed Movies That Aren't Technically Christmas Movies, Including Die Hard

The argument regarding Die Hard being a Christmas movie has incited countless bickering among families over a holiday meal. What if we told you that the action classic is just one of several Christmas movies that do not follow the usual seasonal traditions?

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The Number Of People Who Watched It’s A Wonderful Life On NBC

Frank Capra's It's A Wonderful Life aired on NBC on Christmas Eve, and it now looks like an insane number of people sat down to watch the holiday classic.

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How Doctor Who's Christmas Special Is Like It's A Wonderful Life, According To One Star

A star of the Doctor Who Christmas Special equates the episode to another holiday classic.

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2017 Holiday Movie Schedule: All The New And Classic Holiday Films You Can Watch This Year

November is here. There's a chill in the air and we've turned our clocks back one hour, so you know what that means: holiday movie season is finally upon us! Inside you'll find information on when you can hunker down to watch all the holiday movies television has to offer this year. So, grab some hot cocoa and your favorite blanket and prepare to binge your butt off!

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The One Movie You Should Watch On Every Major Holiday

Holidays and movies really go hand-in-hand. From the filmmaker's perspective, holidays are all about bringing people together. For audiences, movies are perfect entertainment when you're trying to find something that your family and friends will enjoy.

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Chevy Chase Doesn't Get Why People Compare Christmas Vacation To This Holiday Classic

Many would consider Christmas Vacation to be a holiday classic. But does it rank up there with It’s a Wonderful Life? Some may think so, but Chevy Chase isn’t among them. In fact, he doesn’t seem to see the sense in comparing the two films.

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The 10 Greatest Christmas Movies Of All-Time, According To British People

Great Britain has voted Elf the greatest Christmas film of all time. The Will Ferrell comedy beat out the likes of It’s A Wonderful Life, Home Alone and Love Actually to the accolade.

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It's A Wonderful Life: A First-Timer's Melancholy Take On The Holiday Classic

With 30 Christmases behind me, an outsider would have good odds on betting I’d at least once in my life experienced a full sitting of Frank Capra’s seminal 1946 Christmas classic It’s a Wonderful Life. But like several similarly cherished films of yesteryear, I just never put my mind to watching it, having somehow skirted around it as a kid and the rampant outpouring of pubescent cynicism held it at bay for the next 18 years.

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45 Important Lessons Christmas Movies Have Taught Us

For the seasoned holiday celebrator, there are many vital Christmas lessons that will eventually be learned over the years. Like not to wait until Christmas Eve to do your shopping, remember to keep the tree watered and if you have a cat, put the shiniest and most delicate ornaments out of paw's reach, if possible. Also avoid tinsel. If you have a cat, you know why. As it happens, movies are also chock full of learning lessons, especially Christmas movies...

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See It's A Wonderful Life Done Scorsese Style With Clever Wolf Of Bedford Falls Trailer

We can call George Bailey a lot of things, but a money-hungry opportunist isn’t one of them. In fact, the man seemed to take every opportunity presented to him to be a decent, selfless person, putting the needs of the town of Bedford Falls ahead of his dreams at every turn. But you’d never guess that watching the trailer above, which cleverly turns It’s A Wonderful Life into The Wolf of Bedford Falls.

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It's A Wonderful Life Sequel Will Not Happen Without A Fight From Paramount

So are we safely able to breathe a sigh of relief and chalk this up as a dodged bullet? Will Paramount repeatedly deny and block any progress on a Wonderful Life sequel? If there’s a Movie God, the answer is yes.

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It's A Wonderful Life Sequel Is In The Works

We’ll just go ahead and rip the bandage off: It’s A Wonderful Life is getting a sequel. And not a made-for-TV Hallmark-Lifetime-ABC Family-style sequel, but an actual feature film that follows up on the 1946 Frank Capra classic, which will focus on George Bailey’s unlikable grandson. Karolyn Grimes, who played Zuzu in the original film, will appear in the sequel, taking what sounds like the Clarence role.

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When Does It's A Wonderful Life Air On TV This Year?

It’s a time-honored tradition in many homes to watch It’s a Wonderful Life around the holidays. And even though many of us who love this film probably own it on DVD or Blu-ray, but there’s still something to be said for seeing the film when it airs on TV, which only happens twice during the holiday season, believe or not. NBC has the dates set up for the 2013 airings. This year, It’s A Wonderful Life will air Saturday, December 14 (8-11 p.m. ET) and Tuesday, December 24 (Christmas Eve - 8-11 p.m. ET).

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It's A Wonderful Life Christmas Eve Broadcast Earns Solid Ratings For NBC

Some might argue that It's A Wonderful Life is an overplayed and/or overrated Christmas movie, while others consider it a must-watch for the holiday season. I consider myself of the latter group, and I'll admit to often enthusiastically encouraging people to check it out, especially if they've only seen it in parts, which seems to be a frequent thing for this film.

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NBC Decks The Halls With Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting, It's A Wonderful Life And Michael Buble Special

Those lining up their holiday-themed TV programming will want to make room on their calendars for the annual airing of It's A Wonderful Life, which NBC has scheduled for early next month and again for Christmas Eve. Also set to air this Christmas season is Michael Buble: Home for the Holidays, which will have the singer joined by a number of other performers, some of whom can be seen in the new teaser for the special.

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