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The Appeal Of 'It's A Wonderful Life'


1. Why is Christmas such a competitive time for movie studios? People have both time and money to spare so many go to the cinema.

2. What was the event that spurred "It's A Wonderful Life" to become such a success? When the film became public domain in 1973.

3. What prevents the movie's protagonist from killing himself? A guardian angel.

4. What does he go on to discover as the movie proceeds? That his life is far better than he imagined it to be - that's it's wonderful.

5. How important are an audience's values in the success of a movie? Quite important, but marketing and timing can be far more important.

6. What did the maker of "It's A Wonderful Life" consider the most important factor in a movie's success or failure? Its emotional appeal and impact. Premium

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