Archive for December 23rd, 2015

ANOTHER CHRISTMAS CLASSIC FROM 1946

The Christmas fantasy drama film It’s a Wonderful Life was produced and
directed by Frank Capra, based on the short story "The Greatest Gift",
which Philip Van Doren Stern wrote in 1939 and published privately in
1945. The film is now among the most popular in American cinema and
because of numerous television showings in the 1980s has become
traditional viewing during the Christmas season.

It’s a Wonderful Life is one of the most acclaimed films ever made and
was nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Picture. It has
been recognized by the American Film Institute as one of the100 best
American films
ever made
, placing number 11 on its initial 1998 greatest
movie list
, and number one on AFI’s list of the most inspirational American
films of all time

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RECAPPING PAST NEWS EVENTS

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MOVIE RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1954

The Technicolor adventure film 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea was the first
science fiction film shot in CinemaScope. The film was personally produced
by Walt Disney through Walt Disney Productions. It was also the first feature-
length Disney film to be distributed by Buena Vista Distribution.

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