Basic facts

Original title It's a Wonderful Life
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Director
Screenplay
Original work
Production country
Production company
Classification Allowed from age 7
Dialogue
Swedish release 1947-08-04

Cast

James Stewart
George Bailey

Donna Reed
Mary Hatch Bailey

Lionel Barrymore
Mr. Potter

Thomas Mitchell
onkel Billy

Henry Travers
Clarence Oddbody

Beulah Bondi
Mrs. Bailey

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Titles

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Title for Swedish DVD release

Crew

Director
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Director of Photography
Music
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Film Editor
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Assistant Director
Special Effects
Special Photographic Effects
Set Decorator
Costume Designer
Make-up Supervisor

Cast

James Stewart George Bailey
Donna Reed Mary Hatch Bailey
Lionel Barrymore Mr. Potter
Thomas Mitchell onkel Billy
Henry Travers Clarence Oddbody
Beulah Bondi Mrs. Bailey
Frank Faylen Ernie
Ward Bond Bert
Gloria Grahame Violet Bick
H.B. Warner Mr. Gower
Todd Karns Harry Bailey
Samuel S. Hinds Pa Bailey
Mary Treen kusin Tilly
Frank Albertson Sam Wainwright
Virginia Patton Ruth Dakin Bailey
Charles Williams kusin Eustace
Sarah Edwards Mrs. Hatch
Bill Edmunds Mr. Martini
Lillian Randolph Annie
Argentina Brunetti Mrs. Martini
Bobby Anderson lille George
Ronnie Ralph lille Sam
Jean Gale lilla Mary
Jeanine Ann Roose lilla Violet
Danny Mummert lilla Marty Hatch
George Nokes lille Harry Bailey
Sheldon Leonard Nick
- Ej krediterade:
Frank Hagney Potters livvakt
Ray Walker Joe, biträde i väskbutiken
Charles Lane hyresinkasserare
Edward Keane Tom, lånekund
Carol Coombs Janie Bailey
Karolyn Grimes Zuzu Bailey
Larry Simms Pete Bailey
Jimmy Hawkins Tommy Bailey
Harry Holman Mr. Partridge, rektorn
Hal Landon Marty Hatch
Alfalfa Switzer Freddie Othello
Bobby Scott Mickey
Harry Cheshire doktor Cavanaugh
Charles Halton Carter, bankrevisor
Ed Featherstone Horace, bankkassör
Stanley Andrews Mr. Welch
J. Farrell MacDonald husägaren
Tom Fadden väktaren vid tullhuset
Garry Owen affischör
Marian Carr Mrs. Jane Wainwright
Dick Elliott man på verandan
Ellen Corby Miss Davis
Al Bridge sheriff
Lane Chandler en man
Frank Fenton Violets pojkvän
Ernie Adams Ed
Herbert Heywood bankinsättare
Michael Chapin pojke
Cy Schindell utkastare på Nick's
Bert Moorhouse man tillsammans med sheriffen
Milt Kibbee fotograf hemma hos George
Frank O'Connor officer i montagesekvensen
Sam Flint lättad bankdirektör på Potters kontor
Charles Wilson Charlie
Ed Kane bankinsättare
Almira Sessions Potters sekreterare
Mike Lally bankkund
Sam Ash nervös bankdirektör
Max Wagner kassör / utkastare på Nick's
Franklin Parker fotograf / journalist
Lee Frederick en man
Jack Bailey en av Violets uppvaktare
Brooks Benedict officer i montagesekvensen
Adriana Caselotti sångerska på Martini's
Lew Davis lärare vid poolen
Helen Dickson kvinna på examensdansen
Dick Gordon man tillsammans med sheriffen
Arthur Stuart Hull Mr. Randall
John Indrisano man i fantasiscenen
Meade "Lux" Lewis pianist på Nick's
Charles Sullivan bartender på Nick's
Jean Acker
Monya Andre
Mary Bayless
Beth Belden
Joseph E. Bernard
Buz Buckley
Tom Chatterton
Edward Clark
Tom Coleman
Bryn Davis
Harry Denny
Herschel Graham
Carl Eric Hansen
Art Howard
Bert Howard
Carl Kent
Effie Laird
Irene Mack
Wilbur Mack
Charles Meakin
Philip Morris
Tim O'Brien
Netta Parker
Cedric Stevens

Companies

Production Company Liberty Films Inc.
Copyright Liberty Films Inc. 1947-02-06 (LP833)
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) RKO Radio Films AB 1947
Distributor in Sweden (DVD) Paramount Home Entertainment (Sweden) AB 2004
Take One AB 2014

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 147367
Date 2009-12-18
Classification Allowed from age 7


Censorship number 72105
Date 1947-07-31
Classification Allowed from age 15
Original length 3550 meters
Notes Visningskopiorna nedklippta till 3040 meter = 111 minuter.


Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.37:1
Sound system RCA Sound System
Width 35 mm
Length in minutes 130 min


Original work

Original title The Greatest Gift (Short story)
Author Philip Van Doren Stern


Production location

1946-04-15 1946-07-27
RKO-Pathe Studios Culver City, Kalifornien USA
Beverly Hills High School Gymnasium Beverly Hills, Kalifornien USA
RKO Ranch Encino, Kalifornien USA

Release dates

Release in Sweden 1947-08-04 Spegeln Stockholm Sweden 111 min
TV showing 1997-06-14 SVT2 Sweden 129 min
2001-12-31 TV4 Sweden 129 min
2002-12-11 SVT1 Sweden 129 min
First showing 1946-12-20 Globe Theatre New York City, New York USA 130 min
DVD release 2004-12-01 Sweden
TV showing 1976-12-24 TV1 Sweden
DVD release 2014-12-12 Sweden

Soundtrack listing

Original title Adeste fideles / O Come All Ye Faithful
Composer John Francis Wade (1743)
Lyrics John Francis Wade (latinsk text 1746)
Eva Norberg (svensk text 1974, 1984)
Frederick Oakley (engelsk text 1852)


Original title Buffalo Gals (Won't You Come Out Tonight)
Lyrics Harry Iseborg (svensk text 1943)
Cool White (engelsk text 1844)
Singer James Stewart
Donna Reed


Holdings Film

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Element type Print
Item base Acetate
Gauge 16 mm
Length 1400


Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Size Less than 850 x 400


Holdings Scripts

Script type Dialoglista


Script type Cutting continuity
Language English


Holdings Stills

Black and white print SET
Album No


Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material


Type Program folio


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