Book to Movie: It’s a Wonderful Life

The Book to Movie of Month
  • Author: Philip Van Doren Stern
  • Pages: 13
  • Audio: NA
The Book to Movie of Month
  • Director: Frank Capra
  • Screen Writer: Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, and Frank Capra
  • Running Time: 2 hours and 11 minutes


  • James Stewart as George Bailey
  • Donna Reed as Mary Hatch
  • Lionel Barrymore as Mr. Potter
  • Thomas Mitchell as Uncle Billy
  • Henry Travers as Clarence
  • Beulah Bondi as Mrs. Bailey
  • Frank Faylen as Ernie
  • Ward Bond as Bert
  • Gloria Grahame as Violet
  • H. B. Warner as Mr. Gower
  • Frank Albertson as Sam Wainwright
  • Todd Karns as Harry Bailey
  • Samuel S. Hinds as Pa Bailey
  • Mary Treen as Cousin Tilly
  • Virginia Patton as Ruth Dakin
  • Charles Williams as Cousin Eustace
  • Sara Edwards as Mrs. Hatch
  • Bill Edmunds as Mr. Martini
  • Lillian Randolph as Annie
  • Argentina Brunetti as Mrs. Martini
  • Sheldon Leonard as Nick
  • Carol Coombs as Janie
  • Jimmy Hawkins as Tommy