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  1. says:

    A priceless importance due the film that inspired NO MAN IS A FAILURE WHO HAS FRIENDS It’s not rare if you haven’t read this short story or even know about it But certainly it could be uite rare if you haven’t watched at least

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    4 stars for this 1943 short story and an extra half star for its having inspired one of my favorite Christmas movies of all time It's a Wonderful Life the great movie directed by Frank Capra and starring Jimmy Stewart Other

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    “I want to live again I want to live again I want to live again Please God let me live againHeartwarming and inspirationalAs a collector of Christmas books I am so glad that I found this one as it was the inspiration for the movie It's a Wonderful Life I didn't realize until reading the Afterword that he had thought of this story while shaving one morning and then spent a couple of years polishing it up before presenting it t

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    45★I read this here Just be aware that there are a lot of typos in this editionAlso I must be one of the few in the English speaking world who hasn't seen It's a Wonderful Life Maybe if we still had Sky TVThis was such a sweet heartwarming story with a moral of counting your blessings It appears at first read to be uite a simple tale but it takes uite a few turns before ending up in a really good placeI may never have seen th

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    Best known for its movie adaptation ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ this really touching tale really highlights the importance of friendship and familyAs George Bailey contemplates suicide he’s visited by a guardian angle ClarenceClarence reveals to George how many lives he has touched in the town of Bedford FallsThe perfect uick read for the festive period it really is a wonderful story

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    I love Frank Capra's It a Wonderful Life and was happy to read the very short story that started it all The short story and the movie have differences but the basic story line and the meaning ring true It was interesting to read the story and see the difference which any fan of the movie would truly enjoy The Afterword by Philip Can Doren Stern's daughter is interesting regarding the conception of the story and how it

  7. says:

    The basis of the Capra classic It's a Wonderful Life The story was published in a magazine and is too short for the character development and world building that the movie is so good at and the supernatural element is much pronounced and better explained in the movie The story is still well worth your time and barely takes any to r

  8. says:

    Update dec 2019 I still love itUpdate First re read dic 2018 I still loved it I think I’ll make it a tradition to read it every christmasRatin

  9. says:

    I'm delighted beyond words right now It's a Wonderful Life is one of my favourite old movies and I had no idea it was based

  10. says:

    This was so cute I read

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A beautiful gift edition of the heartwarming story that became the Christmas classic It’s a Wonderful LifeFor almost seventy years people the world over have fallen in love with Frank Capra’s classic Christmas movie It’s a Wonderful Life But few of those fans know that Capra’s film was based on a short story by author Philip Van Doren Stern which came to Stern in a dream one night Unable at first to fi. 4 stars for this 1943 short story and an extra half star for its having inspired one of my favorite Christmas movies of all time It s a Wonderful Life the great movie directed by Frank Capra and starring Jimmy Stewart Other men are leading exciting lives but I well I m just a small town bank clerk I never did anything really useful or interesting and it looks as if I never will I might just as well be dead Sometimes I wish I were In fact I wish I d never been born George Pratt is staring into the dark waters of the river on Christmas Eve depressed about his failure of a life when he s met by an older man who mysteriously grants his wish The man sends George off with a sales bag full of brushes like the old Fuller Brush door to door salesmen to see what his town and family are like now that George has never been bornIf you re familiar with the movie it s kind of a bare bones version of that but a lot of the story and the heart and spirit of it are here in this 75 year old story It s worth reading Free online here at TorcomMerry Christmas to allBonus materialPer TorcomWhen he found himself unable to find a publisher for his story author Philip Van Doren Stern printed up copies of the The Greatest Gift and gave them out as Christmas cards in 1943 Eventually the story came to the attention of director Frank Capra who explained later It was the story I had been looking for all my life A good man ambitious But so busy helping others life seems to pass him byThrough the eyes of a guardian angel he sees the world as it would have been had he not been bornThe movie It s a Wonderful Life was initially not a success despite its star and director It was uickly forgotten so much so that the movie s copyright wasn t renewed in the 70s under the old copyright laws renewal was reuired after 28 years so it was considered to be in the public domain for many years That led to its being shown on TV so often because FREE that this all but forgotten movie became extremely popular When that happened the movie s studio owner started enforcing the copyright of the movie s music and the underlying story this story here which the studio bought the copyright for So basically they back doored the copyright protection Here s an article on it Beauty Ravished movie It’s a Wonderful Life But few of those fans know that Capra’s film was based on a short story by author Philip Van Doren Stern which came to Stern in a dream one night Unable at first to fi. 4 stars for this 1943 short story and an extra half star for its having inspired one of Reviving the Broken Marionette my favorite Christmas Service Book ... of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America movies of all time It s a Wonderful Life the great A Curse So Dark and Lonely (Cursebreakers, movie directed by Frank Capra and starring Jimmy Stewart Other Look Again men are leading exciting lives but I well I Alle vi børn i Bulderby. 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Nd a publisher for his evocative tale about a man named George Pratt who ponders suicide until he receives an opportunity to see what the world would be like without him Stern ultimately published the story in a small pamphlet and sent it out as his 1943 Christmas card One of those 200 cards found its way into the hands of Frank Capra who shared it with Jimmy Stewart and the film that resulted became the holid. Best known for its movie adaptation It s a Wonderful Life this really touching tale really highlights the importance of friendship and familyAs George Bailey contemplates suicide he s visited by a guardian angle ClarenceClarence reveals to George how many lives he has touched in the town of Bedford FallsThe perfect uick read for the festive period it really is a wonderful story Sottomissione man named George Pratt who ponders suicide until he receives an opportunity to see what the world would be like without him Stern ultimately published the story in a small pamphlet and sent it out as his 1943 Christmas card One of those 200 cards found its way into the hands of Frank Capra who shared it with Jimmy Stewart and the film that resulted became the holid. Best known for its The Isles many lives he has touched in the town of Bedford FallsThe perfect uick read for the festive period it really is a wonderful story

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Ay tradition we cherish todayNow fans of It’s a Wonderful Life or anyone who loves the spirit of Christmas can own the story that started it all in an elegant illustrated edition that’s perfect for holiday giving It includes an Afterword by Stern’s daughter Marguerite Stern Robinson that tells the story of how her father’s Christmas card became the movie beloved by generations of people around the worl. The basis of the Capra classic It s a Wonderful Life The story was published in a magazine and is too short for the character development and world building that the movie is so good at and the supernatural element is much pronounced and better explained in the movie The story is still well worth your time and barely takes any to read