Soundtracks - It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
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It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

Genres: Drama, Family, Fantasy

Taglines: They're going steady...straight to your heart!

Director: Frank Capra

Writers: Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra, Jo Swerling, ...

Stars: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell, ...

George Bailey has spent his entire life giving of himself to the people of Bedford Falls. He has always longed to travel but never had the opportunity in order to prevent rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking over the entire town. All that prevents him from doing so is George's modest building and loan company, which was founded by his generous father. But on Christmas Eve, George's Uncle Billy loses the business's $8,000 while intending to deposit it in the bank. Potter finds the misplaced money and hides it from Billy. When the bank examiner discovers the shortage later that night, George realizes that he will be held responsible and sent to jail and the company will collapse, finally allowing Potter to take over the town. Thinking of his wife, their young children, and others he loves will be better off with him dead, he contemplates suicide. But the prayers of his loved ones result in a gentle angel named Clarence coming to earth to help George, with the promise of earning his ...
Buffalo Gal (Won't You Come Out Tonight)
Written by William Cool White
Adeste Fidelis (O Come All Ye Faithful)
Music attributed to John Reading
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
Traditional Song
(1923) (uncredited)
Music by James P. Johnson
My Wild Irish Rose
(1899) (uncredited)
Written by Chauncey Olcott
Performed by Thomas Mitchell
(1920) (uncredited)
Music by Vincent Rose (based on "E lucevan le stelle" from the opera "Tosca" by Giacomo Puccini)
Wedding March
(1843) (uncredited)
from "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
Written by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
The Stars and Stripes Forever
(1897) (uncredited)
Written by John Philip Sousa
Performed by George, Tilly, and Eustace
Song of the Islands
Written by Charles E. King
I Love You Truly
(1906) (uncredited)
Written by Carrie Jacobs Bond
Performed by Ward Bond and Frank Faylen
This Is the Army, Mr. Jones
(1943) (uncredited)
Written by Irving Berlin
When Johnny Comes Marching Home
(1863) (uncredited)
Music by Louis Lambert
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
(pub. 1856) (uncredited)
Music by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1840)
Hymn by Charles Wesley (1730)
Performed by Carol Coombs
Vieni, vieni
(1884) (uncredited)
Music by Vincent Scotto
Lyrics by Henri Varna and Georges Koger
King Porter Stomp
Written by Ferdinand 'Jelly Roll' Morton
Auld Lang Syne
(1788) (uncredited)
Words by Robert Burns
O Sole Mio
Written by Eduardo di Capua