Merry Christmas, George Bailey

Radio on television? What a concept.  –  Los Angeles TimesGeorgeBailey

A performance of the original 1940s Lux Radio Theater Show adapted from Frank Capra’s Movie “It’s a Wonderful Life!.” This sixty-minute program was taped live at the historic Pasadena Playhouse. by an ensemble of Hollywood stars. Starring Bill Pullman as George Bailey, Penelope Anne Miller as Mary Hatch Bailey and Nathan Lane as Clarence.  Performances also by Sally Field, Joe Mantegna, Jerry Van Dyke, Robert Guillaume, and Martin Landau.

Produced by KCET/Los Angeles and the Jimmy Hawkins Company, this sixty-minute produced premiere nationally on PBS in 1997.

KCET Executive In Charge: Blaine Baggett

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