It's a Wonderful Life Film Summary & Analysis

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Characters

George Bailey played by James Stewart

Description

George Bailey is the son of the owner of the Bedford Falls Building & Loan. George has spent his whole life trying to get out of Bedford Falls, but each time he seems to have a chance, he ends up having to stay. When his father dies, George is elected to the head of the Building & Loan, so he gives up his chance at college and lets his brother, Harry, go instead. Later when Harry gets married and receives a great job offer, George sacrifices to stay home once again.

George eventually marries Mary Hatch, who has had a crush on him since they were children. Although Mary went to college, she returns home because she loves Bedford Falls. They fall in love, and together they start a family. One Christmas, George's life seems to be falling apart. His...

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