In the movie It's a Wonderful Life how do you know that an angel has received its wings?

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"Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings." So, when the bell on the Christmas tree rang, during the final moments of the film, it was the sign that Clarence the angel had won his wings.
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In the movie It's a Wonderful Life what does Clarence write in the book The Adventures of Tom Sawyer?

Dear George, remember no man is a failure who has friends . Thanks for the wings, Love Clarence

Who sang the song It's a wonderful life?

Black. I think you may be thinking of "What a Wonderful World" which wasmade popular by Louis Armstrong.

What is important about the movie 'It's a Wonderful Life'?

The Capra film was a popular Christmas saga that is essentially an inversion of the Scrooge plot. Capra takes some liberties, instead of being Smug, the businessman, a banker, is contemplating suicide in the Yule tide, is visited by angels rather than ghosts of the tenses of time, but there is much similarity. very little juvenile appeal. Most people who have analyzed both see (wonderful Life) as a modernized Scrooge.What the devils is attractive about human foibles, anyhow?

Who acted in the film It's a Wonderful Life?

Actors in It's a Wonderful Life were:. Jimmy Stewart, as George Bailey. Donna Reed, as Mary Hatch Bailey. Lionel Barrymore, as Henry Potter. Thomas Mitchell, as Uncle Billy Bailey. Henry Travers, as the Angel (2nd Class). For a complete listing of the cast, you can go to Wikipedia. See the page link, further down this page, listed under Related Links.

Who are the character in the movie It's a Wonderful Life?

I can't remember all of them myself but I do know Jimmy Stewart is the main character and wishes because his life is so full of agony and out of control that he is no longer here. Mary is his wife, Little Zulu is the daughter that gets a cold right before Christmas. Mr. Potter is the evil banker, there is Clarence the angel, and Bert the police officer, tony the bar tender...... I was trying to remember who brought Jimmy and his love Mary back to there house on there wedding night, but I think it was Bert the policeman. Awesome movie, I watch it every year at Christmas, except this past one......

Who is the main character in It's a wonderful life?

The main role in the film It's a Wonderful Life is the George Bailey character played by James Stewart.

In the movie it's a wonderful life what is Ernie the cabdriver's last name?

The character's name is Ernie Bishop. He was played by actor Frank Faylen.. FYI, the Sesame Street characters Bert and Ernie got their names from the characters in "It's a Wonderful Life." (Bert was the cop.)

In tha movie It's a Wonderful Life What iwas the name of the Policeman and taxi driver?

The policeman was Bert (there was no last name) and the taxi driver's name was Ernie (no last name either).

Is there a Bert and Ernie in It's a Wonderful Life?

Yes. Ernie is a cab driver and Bert is a policeman in It's aWonderful Life.

What was the druggist's name in It's a Wonderful Life?

In the film It's a Wonderful Life , the role of Mr. Gower the druggist was played by H.B. Warner.

Who played Clarence in It's a Wonderful Life?

In the film It's a Wonderful Life , the role of Clarence Oddbody (Angel, Second Class) was played by Henry Travers.

Who wrote It's a Wonderful Life?

Philip Van Doren Stern [September 10, 1900-January 29, 1984] wrote the short story The Greatest Gift, which served as the "loose basis" for the 1946 film It's a Wonderful Life by producer/director Frank Russell Capra [May 18, 1897-September 3, 1991].

What is the last song in it's a wonderful life?

In the film It's a Wonderful Life , the last song of the movie is 'Auld Lang Syne', a perennial favorite sung on New Year's Eve.

In the movie It's a Wonderful Life where did George work as a young boy?

When he was a boy, George Bailey worked for a pharmacist, who made a deadly mistake with a child's prescription, but George managed to stop the prescription going to the patient. This was one of the examples that the angel pointed out, whereby if George had not existed, the prescription would have gone to the child with terrible consequences all round.

What is the original title of It's a Wonderful Life?

"The Greatest Gift," a short story first written on a Christmas card by Philip Van Doren Stern, was the original title for It's a Wonderful Life.

It's a Wonderful Life Bailey's brother?

In the film It's a Wonderful Life , George Bailey's brother's name was Harry Bailey, played by Todd Karns (adult Harry) and Georgie Nokes (young Harry). I believe Harry was a fighter pilot in the military.

In the movie it's a wounderful life how do you know that an angle has received his wings?

At the very end of the movie a bell rings. All through the movie it is stated "when a bell rings, and angel gets his wings."

In the movie It's a Wonderful Life what does the bartender say to George and Clarence?

"Hey, look, mister, we serve hard drinks in here for men who want to get drunk fast. And we don't need any characters around to give the joint atmosphere. Is that clear? Do I have to slip you my lip for a convincer?" After George and Clarence are tossed out into the snow, you see Nick the bartender ringing open the cash register chuckling "Come an' get 'em, I'm giving out wings!"

In the movie its a wonderful life how do you know the angel received his wings?

A bell rang. Every time a bell rings an angel gets its wings. :) (According to the film It's A Wonderful Life.) "whenever a bell rings an angel gets his wings" "Teacher says, 'Every time a bell rings, an Angel gets it's wings'." An angel gets its wings. A bell rings A bell rings. Every time you hear a bell ring.

When will It's a Wonderful life be on TV this year?

The film It's a Wonderful Life , is often shown on TV throughout the Christmas holiday season.

In its a wonderful life how do you know an angel has received its wings?

"Every time a bell rings an angel gets it's wings." the saying goes. It goes back much further than It's a Wonderfull Life .

In which year was 'it's a wonderful life' released?

The film It's a Wonderful Life , had its world premiere in New York City on December 20, 1946 and went into wide release in the USA on January 7, 1947.

In its a wonderful life what did clarence receive?

his wings. Clarence was an angel in training. By successfully helping George he was to receive full angel status and his "wings"

At the end of the movie It's a Wonderful Life what is the quote about George having many friends?

The quote is actually a note from Clarence Odbody written inside the cover of Tom Sawyer and reads: Dear George, Remember no man is a failure who has friends. Thanks for the wings! Love Clarence.

The two stars that spoke as angels in 'It's a Wonderful Life'?

Joseph Granby played the (voice role) of Joseph and Henry Travers played the role of Clarence Odbody.

What is It's A Wonderful Life rated?

It's A Wonderful Life was released long before there was a movie ratings system. If it were released today, it would most likely be rated G.

What is the genre of It's a Wonderful Life?

The genre of the 1946 movie version of ' It's a Wonderful Life ' is: fantasy, drama, romance.

Who were the main characters in It's a Wonderful Life?

George Bailey was the main character in It's A Wonderful Life. Other prominent characters were his wife, Mary, and his guardian angel, Clarence.

Was It's a Wonderful Life based on a book?

No. It's A Wonderful Life was an original screenplay. It was not based on a book.

Who are the primary characters in It's a Wonderful Life?

The primary characters are George and Mary Bailey, the angel Clarence, and the antagonist of the story, Mr. Potter.

Who are the characters in It's a Wonderful Life?

The main characters in It's a Wonderful Life were George Bailey andhis wife Mary. Other important characters were George's mother,brother, and Uncle Billy. There were George and Mary's children -Pete, Janie, Zuzu, and Tommy. And don't forget the evil Mr. Potter,George's nemesis.

Why is there a crow in the bank in It's a Wonderful Life?

It's a raven, and he's Uncle Billy's pet. Really, Frank Capra had used Jimmy the Raven in "You Can't Take It With You" in 1938 and just liked him so much that he tried to find a spot for him in whatever film he could.

Was Lionel Barrymore confined to a wheelchair in the movies Dr Kildair and It's a Wonderful Life?

Lionel Barrymore was disabled, having broken his hip twice due to his debilitating arthritis. By this point in his career, he was confined to a wheelchair. This didn't hinder his acting career, though. He simply played his roles in a wheelchair or remained seated.

What is the message in It's a Wonderful Life?

The meaning is that not all is lost in war. If you shine light on it, then things can turn out OK. Okay, but not great

What is the climax of It's a Wonderful Life?

The climax of It's a Wonderful Life is when George Bailey realizeshow poorly everyone else's life would have turned out if he hadn'texisted. When he realizes this, he decides that he wants his lifeback because it really is wonderful.

Who is speaking in It's a Wonderful Life?

In the beginning, you hear a conversation between God and the angelClarence, who is the one who comes to Earth to help George see howprecious his life really is.

How old is clarence from It's a Wonderful Life?

If I am not mistaken ( Clarence) is a ghost or angel, thus a spiritual being that does not have bodily aging. He is a mature adult, not a child character, however. I wouldn"t waste my time on such drivel which is essentially ( anti-commercial angle- lead character is a banker) a variation on the Scrooge theme in back gears!

What was the house blessing in the movie It's a Wonderful Life?

Bread, that this house may never know hunger. Salt, that life may always have flavor. Wine, that joy and prosperity may reign forever.

What movie title was playing at the theater in It's a Wonderful Life?

The Bells of St. Mary's is the movie playing at the Bedford Falls theater. You can see it on the marquee of the movie house as George Bailey is running through town.

WHAT'S the theme in It's a Wonderful Life?

Even if you never achieve your dreams, your life is not a failure as long as you made a difference and helped the people around you.

How old was Clarence in It's a Wonderful Life?

Angel Second Class Clarence Odbody will be 293 next May at the time of "It's a Wonderful Life."

What was the name of the first angel in It's a Wonderful Life?

The apprentice angel who helps George is named Clarence. The only other angel he refers to in the movie, who I assume is the first angel, is named Joseph.

Why did James Stewart not wear a wedding ring in the movie 'It's a Wonderful Life'?

It wasn't always a tradition for men to wear a ring. In recent years it has become more popular.

Which movie has been watched more It's a Wonderful Life or a Christmas story?

At the present time "A Christmas Story" is shown more often on television. NBC has exclusive rights to "It's a Wonderful Life" and only shows it twice per year.

What are the angels name's in 'It's a Wonderful Life'?

The Angel at the start of the movie is Joseph. He sends the Angel Clarence to help George Bailey.

What is Clarence in 'It's a Wonderful Life'?

Clarence is an angel who has not earned his wings yet. He is tryingto earn his wings by doing a good deed for George Bailey and makinghim realize how precious his life is.

What city was the the movie It's a Wonderful Life filmed in?

Most scenes are filmed on the backlot of the movie studio. There was a actually a heat wave in California on the time. One scene where this is evident is when George is crying on the bridge. You can see just how much Jimmy Stewart is sweating because he is so hot.

How many Academy Award-winning actors are in the movie It's a Wonderful Life?

When Frank Capra's holiday favorite was released on December 20, 1946, only actors James Stewart (George Bailey), Lionel Barrymore (Mr. Potter) and Thomas Mitchell (Uncle Billy) previously had won Academy Awards. Stewart received the 1940 Best Actor Oscar for his performance opposite Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn in "The Philadelphia Story." Barrymore's Oscar was a Best Actor statuette for his role as a defense attorney in "A Free Soul" (1931). And Mitchell's Best Supporting Actor award was for his performance in John Ford's "Stagecoach" (1939). In the years after "It's a Wonderful Life" hit theaters, Oscars also went to actresses Donna Reed (Mary Bailey) and Gloria Grahame (Violet). Reed won the 1953 Best Supporting Actress award for "From Here to Eternity.' Grahame earned her Oscar in the same category for "The Bad and the Beautiful" the year before.

What wish does the angel grant to George in It's a Wonderful Life?

He grants him the wish that he had ever been born and shows him what things would have been like without him.

What movie is playing at movie theatre in It's a Wonderful Life?

The "Bells of St. Mary's" is playing at the theatre. You can see iton the marquee as George is running through town.