It's a Wonderful Life 1946

Frank Capra

An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed.

Runtime: 2 hours and 10 minutes

 

Credits

Cast

  • James Stewart George Bailey
  • Donna Reed Mary Hatch
  • Lionel Barrymore Mr. Potter
  • Thomas Mitchell Uncle Billy
  • Henry Travers Clarence
  • Beulah Bondi Mrs. Bailey
  • Frank Faylen Ernie
  • Ward Bond Bert
  • Gloria Grahame Violet
  • H.B. Warner Mr. Gower
  • Todd Karns Harry Bailey
  • Samuel S. Hinds Pa Bailey
  • Mary Treen Cousin Tilly
  • Frank Albertson Sam Wainwright
  • Virginia Patton Ruth Dakin
  • Charles Williams Cousin Eustace
  • Sarah Edwards Mrs. Hatch (as Sara Edwards)
  • William Edmunds Mr. Martini (as Bill Edmunds)
  • Lillian Randolph Annie
  • Argentina Brunetti Mrs. Martini
  • Ronnie Ralph Little Sam
  • Robert J. Anderson Little George (as Bobbie Anderson)
  • Jean Gale Little Mary
  • Danny Mummert Little Marty Hatch
  • Jeanine Ann Roose Little Violet
  • Georgie Nokes Little Harry Bailey
  • Sheldon Leonard Nick
  • Frank Hagney Potter's Bodyguard
  • Ray Walker Joe - Luggage Shop
  • Edward Keane Tom - Bldg. & Loan (as Edward Kean)
  • Charles Lane Real Estate Salesman (as Charlie Lane)
  • Carol Coombs Bailey Child - Janie (as Carol Coomes)
  • Karolyn Grimes Bailey Child - Zuzu
  • Larry Simms Bailey Child - Pete
  • Jean Acker Townswoman (uncredited)
  • Jimmy Hawkins Bailey Child - Tommy
  • Ernie Adams Ed (uncredited)
  • Monya Andre (uncredited)
  • Jack Bailey One of Vi's Suitors (uncredited)
  • Sam Ash Nervous Banker (uncredited)
  • Stanley Andrews Mr. Welch (uncredited)
  • Mary Bayless Townswoman (uncredited)
  • Beth Belden (uncredited)
  • Brooks Benedict Military Officer in Montage (uncredited)
  • Joseph E. Bernard Townsman (uncredited)
  • Al Bridge Sheriff (uncredited)
  • Marian Carr Jane Wainwright (uncredited)
  • Buz Buckley (uncredited)
  • Adriana Caselotti Singer at Martini's (uncredited)
  • Tom Chatterton Townsman (uncredited)
  • Michael Chapin Young George's Friend (uncredited)
  • Lane Chandler (uncredited)
  • Jack Cheatham Cop Arresting Violet (uncredited)
  • Harry Cheshire Dr. Campbell (uncredited)
  • Edward Clark Building & Loan Board Member (uncredited)
  • Tom Coleman Building & Loan Customer (uncredited)
  • Ellen Corby Ms. Davis (uncredited)
  • Jimmy the Crow Crow in Bank (uncredited)
  • Bryn Davis (uncredited)
  • Helen Dickson Woman at Graduation Dance (uncredited)
  • Harry Denny (uncredited)
  • Lew Davis High School Teacher at Poolside (uncredited)
  • Dick Elliott Man on Porch (uncredited)
  • Frank Fenton Violet's Boyfriend (uncredited)
  • Tom Fadden Tollhouse Keeper (uncredited)
  • Eddie Fetherston Horace (uncredited)
  • Sam Flint Relieved Banker in Potter's Office (uncredited)
  • Lee Frederick (uncredited)
  • Herschel Graham (uncredited)
  • Jack Gordon Bar Patron (uncredited)
  • Dick Gordon Photographer with Sheriff (uncredited)
  • Joseph Granby (voice) (uncredited)
  • Charles Halton Carter (uncredited)
  • Carl Eric Hansen (uncredited)
  • Herbert Heywood Building & Loan Depositor (uncredited)
  • John Indrisano Man in Fantasy (uncredited)
  • Arthur Stuart Hull Mr. Randall (uncredited)
  • Bert Howard Building & Loan Board Member (uncredited)
  • Art Howard Building & Loan Board Member (uncredited)
  • Harry Holman Mr. Partridge (uncredited)
  • Eddie Kane Building & Loan Depositor (uncredited)
  • Carl Kent (uncredited)
  • Effie Laird Townswoman (uncredited)
  • Milton Kibbee Building & Loan Board Member (uncredited)
  • Mike Lally Building & Loan Customer (uncredited)
  • Meade 'Lux' Lewis Pianist in Nick's Place (uncredited)
  • Harold Landon Marty Hatch (uncredited)
  • Jack Lomas Bar Patron (uncredited)
  • Irene Mack (uncredited)
  • Wilbur Mack Building and Loan Customer (uncredited)
  • Charles Meakin (uncredited)
  • J. Farrell MacDonald Man Whose Grandfather Planted Tree (uncredited)
  • Priscilla Montgomery Student in Gym (uncredited)
  • Philip Morris Building & Loan Customer (uncredited)
  • Bert Moorhouse Man with Sheriff (uncredited)
  • George Noisom School Dancer (uncredited)
  • Bob O'Connor Bar Patron (uncredited)
  • Garry Owen Bill-Poster (uncredited)
  • Moroni Olsen Senior Angel (voice) (uncredited)
  • Frank O'Connor Military Officer in Montage (uncredited)
  • Netta Packer (uncredited)
  • Franklin Parker Photographer / Reporter (uncredited)
  • Mark Roberts Mickey (uncredited)
  • Suzanne Ridgeway Nick's Waitress (uncredited)
  • Constantine Romanoff Bar Patron (uncredited)
  • Almira Sessions Potter's Secretary (uncredited)
  • Cy Schindell Nick's Bouncer (uncredited)
  • Charles Sullivan Nick's Bartender (uncredited)
  • Brick Sullivan Man in Fantasy (uncredited)
  • Cedric Stevens (uncredited)
  • Max Wagner Cashier / Nick's Assistant Bouncer (uncredited)
  • Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer Freddie Othello (uncredited)
  • Larry Wheat Building & Loan Board Member (uncredited)
  • Charles C. Wilson Charlie (uncredited)

Writers

  • Michael Wilson
  • Philip Van Doren Stern
  • Jo Swerling
  • Frank Capra
  • Albert Hackett
  • Frances Goodrich

Producers

  • Frank Capra