Make this uplifting 1946 classic a holiday tradition in your home! Meet down-and-out businessman George Bailey (Jimmy Stewart); his tireless wife, Mary (Donna Reed); and money-grubbing Henry Potter (Lionel Barrymore). Despairing George believes his small-town life's been a failure---but will a hapless angel named Clarence and a Christmas Eve miracle convince him otherwise? Black and white. 2 hours, 10 minutes.