Who was the actor who played the angel in its a wonderful life movie?

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Henry Travers played 'Clarence' in "It's a Wonderful Life" (1946).
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In the movie It's a Wonderful Life how do you know that an angel has received its wings?

"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.

What was the name of the bar owner in the movie Its A wonderful Life?

The bar had two names. Santinis, and when he didnt exist, it was called Nick's. No, it was Martini's, then Nick's.

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 is playing Angel in the Maximum Ride movie?

they haven't decided yet but go to http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0825283/ for updates on the movie and who will be playing the flock

What movie plays the song What A Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong?

What a Wonderful World" was used ironically in 1978 radio broadcast of the last episode of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (first series). The song replaced the usual end credits as the two main characters, stranded on pre-history Earth, lament its destruction witnessed in the first episode. The song was later used for the closing titles of the corresponding television episode, and in the first teaser for the Hitchhiker's film, lasting only one stanza before the Earth explodes. In 1985, a part of the song was used in The Runner (Davandeh), a famous Iranian movie. It was included in the soundtrack for the film Good Morning, Vietnam in 1987, and, thanks to its newfound exposure in the film, it landed at #1 in Australia, becoming Armstrong's biggest hit there. In the film, the song plays over a montage of bombings and other violence (similar to the use of the song "We'll Meet Again" in the film Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb ). This use of the song in an ironic way has since become something of a cliché in film and television. Its use in Good Morning, Vietnam led to its eventual use in yet another Vietnam War themed fiction, Tour of Duty . In 1989, the Louis Armstrong rendition of the song was used as the opening theme for the pilot episode of the television sitcom Family Matters . It would be subsequently replaced by Jesse Frederick's "As Days Go By". It was also used in the film Without a Paddle , Twelve Monkeys , and the show Scrubs , in the episode "My Butterfly"."What a Wonderful World" in the show was sung by Joey Ramone of The Ramones. It was sung by Willie Nelson for the 1996 film Michael . A Willie Nelson version also was used for the "Don't Mess With Texas" anti-littering public service announcement campaign. The Louis Armstrong version was also used during a sequence in Michael Moore's film Bowling for Columbine , where it accompanies scenes of violence in a montage about United States intervention in international affairs, as well as having the Joey Ramone cover playing over the ending credits. In the 2005 film, Madagascar it appears as a background song for a scene where, ironically, various cute animals are eaten by other animals living on the "Wonderful World". On the program Pirate Radio (airing in Nashville, Tennessee, 1999-2001), an acoustic guitar version was used weekly as a music bed. It has also been used ironically as the theme music to the BBC series A Life of Grime , and as the closing theme to one series of Grumpy Old Men , in a version performed by the cast of the programme. The Louis Armstrong version was used also in the 2004 Japanese film Swing Girls during a scene where the main characters are chased by a wild boar. It was also used in the show House , in the episode DNR. It is also featured in the sixth episode of the BBC/Kudos 1973-set crime drama, Life on Mars . The Joey Ramone cover was also played over the ending credits of the BBC Radio 4 comedy series Chris Addison's Civilisation and in the commercial for "Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction". The Israel Kamakawiwo'ole medley with Over the Rainbow was featured in the films Finding Forrester , Meet Joe Black , and 50 First Dates . In 2003, "What a Wonderful World" was performed by Guy Sebastian when he traveled to the UK to compete in World Idol shortly after becoming the inaugural Australian Idol winner and recording his first album Just as I Am. This is an upbeat funky version of this classic song exposing Louis Armstrong to younger generations and Sebastian's performance was critically well received by the World Idol judges. [5] "What a Wonderful World" is a cover track off Guy Sebastian's debut album Just as I Am. Clear Channel included "What a Wonderful World" on a list of songs that might be inappropriate for airplay in the period just after the September 11, 2001 attacks. In recent years, the song has come to be associated with the Christmas season (although it has no holiday or seasonal content in its lyrics) and has become a staple for the "Father/Daughter" dance at wedding receptions. In 2006, XM Satellite Radio added "What a Wonderful World" to its Holiday/Christmas rotation, as did many terrestrial radio stations in the U.S. Numerous recording artists have covered the song for inclusion on their Christmas-themed albums, including Newsong and LeAnn Rimes. Also in 2006, a rock version appeared in the Suzuki New Grand Vitara television commercial performed by David Mills and Ian Wilson. The song has also been used for New Year's Eve in New York. A version can be found on the dance simulation game Dance Dance Revolution SuperNova . This version is by "Beatbox vs DJ Miko". Terry Fator performed this with his turtle, Winston, partly a Kermit version, partly a Louis Armstrong version, on America's Got Talent . [1]r. The orchestrated Louis Armstrong version was used at the happy ending of Madeline . George Huff, Anwar Robinson, & Chris Daughtry each performed the song on American Idol . Nick Lachey's Cincinnati-based team of singers performed a version of the song during the Clash of the Choirs season finale in 2007. This song was used at the start of Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay . The Joey Ramone version played during Supernatural's episode What is and Should Never Be while Dean mowed the lawn. It was also used in the end of The Longest Day episode of Home Improvement where Tim thinks of all the memories he's had with Randy. A cover performed by Donna Burke, in the English version, and Louis Armstrong in the Japanese version, was also played near the end of the episode, "What a Wonderful World", of the animated Japanese show, Vandread. It was performed by 4-year-old Kaitlyn Maher on America's Got Talent in 2008. Industrial metal band Ministry (band) did a cover to this song as well, keeping with the sweet music of the original until halfway through the song when it becomes much more energetic and metal. It can be found on their 2008 album Cover Up (Ministry album) . At the New Year's Eve, Eve Show 2006 in San Francisco, The Flaming Lips, Gnarls Barkley, Ceelo, and Wayne Coyne cover "It's a Wonderful World". Sticky Fingaz made a version of What a Wonderful World that has changed lyrics talking about the life and dangers of living in the hood. It's on his album Blacktrash: The Autobiography of Kirk Jones. It was used for a commercial advertising the Disney theme parks and resorts including Disneyland, Walt Disney World in Florida,Tokyo Disneyland, Disneyland Resort Paris, Hong Kong Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, and the Disney Vacation Club This song was used as an intro for The Wonderful World of Disney The British satirical series Spitting Image did their own version of What a Wonderful World at the end of an episode as a protest about the state of the world and humanity in general by changing the title of the song to 'We Ruined the World'. This version was sung by a puppet of similar appearance to Louis Armstrong to images of war and environmental destruction. The song was played in a montage of the Sydney Harbour Bridge fireworks of the 1999-2000 New Year's Eve in a CNN Millenium Special called CNN 2000. It was also played as part of America's largest fireworks display ever during the 250th Birthday celebration for the city of Pittsburgh on October 4, 2008. A parody of the song was played in an episode of the TV show Chowder. The Joey Ramone version also played on the 15th episode of the second season of the WB series Gilmore Girls. On the sixth series of The X Factor, a reality singing competition in the UK, finalist Stacey Solomon sang the song for her successful audition and again in the series final. She eventually finished third overall. Thank You, :-)

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?

Did Bank of America fund the movie I'ts a Wonderful Life?

The question is which of these movies did Bank Of America fund? 1 Its a Wonderful Life 2 Scrooged 3 A Christmas Story 4 all the above

How do i play harvest moon a wonderful life on your PC?

You are not yet able to play harvest moon a wonderful life on you PC. Right now we just have to wait until they make that happen.

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......

In the movie Its a Wonderful Life what souvenir of his daughter does the hero have in his pocket?

\nZuzu's petals. Earlier in the film, Zuzu forgets to put a rose she received into water, thus it begins wilting. When petals fall off the flower, Zuzu commands her father, George Baily, to "fix it", which he does so by hiding the petals in his pocket and then claiming he glued them back on.

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).

What is the name of the Hawaiian music in the movie it is a wonderful life?

The song is called "Song Of The Islands" It is a classic Hawaiian tune written in the early 1900s. As for who performs the version used in the movie I am unaware.

Who plays the villain in It's A Wonderful Life?

Another way to ask this question is: What is the character name, and the name of the actor, that played the villain in "It's A Wonderful Life? He is the great uncle of a current famous actress with whom he shares the same last name." The answer, Lionel Barrymore; Great Uncle of Drew Barrymore.

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.

What lucky charm does george carry in his pocket in the movie its a wonderful life?

His daughter Zuzu's rose pedals that fell off of a flower that was in her room

In Harvest Moon a Wonderful Life when your child grows up will you play as him and continue the game?

In the Gamecube versions, once you die at the end of the game, that's it. In the PS2 version (Another Wonderful Life: Special Edition) you can continue to play the game after it has ended. I'm not sure if this means that you just pretend your character hasn't died or you play as your child, but the latter would make more sense, so as an educated guess I would say you play as your child.

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.

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.

In the movie its a wonderful life why people fall in pool?

A dance floor has been set up over the pool. It opens up and they fall in. (In the extended cut, you actually see someone leaning on the switch, but that's rarely shown on tv.)

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 .

Who was the lead actor in its a wonderful life?

In the film It's a Wonderful Life , the role of George Bailey is played by James Stewart for which he received a Best Actor Oscar nomination.

What two towns does the movie Its a Wonderful Life take place?

It's a Wonderful Life is set in the fictional town of Bedford Falls, New York. When George is seeing what it would be like if he didn't exist, the town would be called Pottersville.

Who else was supposed to have played the role of Mary in the movie in Its a Wonderful Life?

Jean Arthur was the original choice for Mary Bailey. She had already starred with Jimmy Stewart in two previous films - Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, and You Can't Take It With You.

Is the movie the Christmas carol older than its a wonderful life?

Yes. The first film version of "A Christmas Carol" was done in 1908. "It's a Wonderful Life" was released in 1946.

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 did they use for snow in the movie Its a Wonderful Life?

The snow was a combination of foamite, soap, and water that waspumped through a wind machine.

Who is the mean banker in the movie Its a Wonderful Life?

The mean banker in the movie is Mr. Potter. He is brilliantly portrayed by Lionel Barrymore.

What are some conflicts in the movie Its a Wonderful Life?

It is essentially a reverse- take-off on the Scrooge theme- both involve businessmen- in (Life)- a banker, and in Scrooge a loan-shark or pawnbroker- both have morbid sub-themes- and occur in the Christmas Season.l There are those who argue that ( It"s a wonderful life) is in a sense an inverse of Scrooge- as instead of prodding his conscience- as the ghosts do in ( A Christmas Carol)- they ( called Angels in Wonderful Life)- dissuade the banker from taking his own life- It"s a silly story- and I don"t llike it.

Who Played George Bailey in It's a Wonderful Life?

James Stewart, who was nominated as Best Actor of 1947 for his performance in the Frank Capra fantasy.

When does george bailey light a lighter in the movie Its a Wonderful Life?

Hre never really lights a cigar, but in a ritual he has obviously performed since child hood, he pull a cigar LIGHTER and wishes for a million dollars. Contraptions like that were part and parcel in drugstores around the 1900's, and young boys wold make up games with them until the storekeepers ran them out.

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.

Who played the father in Frank Capra's It's a Wonderful Life?

The main character George Bailey is played by Jimmy Stewart. If you are referring to the man who played his father, that was Samuel S. Hinds.

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 movie was playing at bedford falls theatre in 'its 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 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.

Who played the role of Mary hatch in the christ mas classic its a wonderful life?

The role of Mary Hatch Bailey was played by the late Donna Reed (January 27, 1921 - January 14, 1986) .

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.

What clarence play as in Its a Wonderful Life?

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

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 actors and actresses appeared in Wonderful Life - 1964?

The cast of Wonderful Life - 1964 includes: Brian Bennett as Brian Derek Bond as Douglas Leslie Joseph Cuby as Miguel Susan Hampshire as Jenny Taylor Melvyn Hayes as Jerry Cliff Richard as Johnnie John Rostill as John The Shadows as The Shadows Walter Slezak as Lloyd Davis Una Stubbs as Barbara Tate Bruce Welch as Bruce

What actors and actresses appeared in My Wonderful Life - 2002?

The cast of My Wonderful Life - 2002 includes: Hannah Kornberg as Amber Holly Robinson Peete as Samika Marco Sanchez as Roy Eric Siegel as Dr. Medford Ally Walker as Billie

What actors and actresses appeared in My Wonderful Life - 2007?

The cast of My Wonderful Life - 2007 includes: Stacey Leeds as Franny March Weldon Powers as Guy March

What actors and actresses appeared in Life Is So Wonderful - 2010?

The cast of Life Is So Wonderful - 2010 includes: Quique Guijarro Cerezo as Man dancer Ruth Moreno Esparza as Ruth

What actors and actresses appeared in Angel of My Life - 2007?

The cast of Angel of My Life - 2007 includes: Akume Akume Emeka Ike Maureen Solomon Lilian Yepwi