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Mary Owen on "It's a Wonderful Life"

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

The movie "It's a Wonderful Life," Frank Capra’s paean to small-town values, is a classic story of redemption and second chances. The film returns to IFC Center for a nine-day engagement from December 17-26.  Mary Owen talks about the career of her mother, Donna Reed, who starred in the film with James Stewart, and why this film has touched audiences so deeply over the years.

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Comments [3]

ed carter from los angeles

Ms. Owen mentions "the Academy's guilt list." (that IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE is #2 on it) What is she talking about? I don't believe such a list exists.

Jan. 10 2011 05:54 PM
Brian from greenwich

She obviously loved her mom but if she answered one more of LL's questions with "I don't know" I would have turned off the radio

Dec. 14 2010 01:24 PM
stacey

I love this woman's love and admiration for her mother.

Dec. 14 2010 01:19 PM

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