The "It's a wonderful life" book

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Knopf, Oct 12, 1986 - Performing Arts - 365 pages
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Tells the entire story of the film's production and presents us with an extraordinary wealth of original material. More than 200 photos.

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The "It's a wonderful life" book

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The exhaustive creative process needed to produce this classic movie fantasy is chronicled in detail by film historian Basinger. Basinger has done an excellent job of sorting through the publicity and ... Read full review


James Stewart Interviewed by Leonard Maltin
Joseph Biroc Interviewed by Leonard Maltin
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JEANINE BASINGER is the Corwin-Fuller Professor of Film Studies at Wesleyan University and Chair of the Film Department. She is the author of Silent Stars (Wesleyan, 2000), A Woman's View: How Hollywood Spoke To Women (Wesleyan, 1995) and numerous other books.

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