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It's a wonderful film
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“It’s A Wonderful Life” will be shown with free admission Friday night, Dec. 7, at Park Theater.

Park Theater is getting in the Christmas spirit by giving the community a free viewing of a holiday classic tonight.

Considered by some critics as one of the best films ever made, “It’s A Wonderful Life” will be shown with free admission tonight, Dec. 7, at the Park Theater. Show time is 6 p.m.

The 1946 Christmas classic follows the life of George Bailey, played by James Stewart. When George wishes he had never been born, an angle (Henry Travers) is sent to earth to make his wish come true. 

That’s when George begins to realize how much of an impact he has made and all the lives he has touched.

The film has become a staple of Christmas TV programming around the world. 

It was nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Picture, and has been recognized by the American Film Institute as one of the 100 best American films ever made, placing No. 11 on its initial 1998 greatest movie list, No. 20 on its revised 2007 greatest movie list, and placing No. 1 on its list of the most inspirational American films of all time.

Frank Capra said this was his personal favorite among films he directed.