It's A Wonderful Life

It's a Wonderful Life - From Box Office Flop to Holiday Tradition

Think you know Frank Capra’s classic film? Go behind the scenes on an illustrated journey through the film’s beginning – as a Christmas card! – to mixed reviews at the box office and then to its place as a beloved holiday classic. We’ll explore the cast, sets, technical challenges, and more including the film’s connection to a Disney Princess and how Lionel Barrymore (Mr. Potter) lost a bet with Donna Reed (Mary Hatch Bailey). Experience this classic like never before with behind-the-scenes photos and deleted scenes.

Thursday, December 7th @ 6:30 pm

Please register by calling the library at 217-826-2535 or using the online form. 

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