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IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE (1946) – News-Gazette Film Series
December 16, 2017
An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 16, 2017
Date/Time(s): Fri, December 15, 2017 – 7pm; Sat, December 16 – 1pm & 7pm
Seating: General Admission
Tickets: $6 (or see all 5 for $24)
Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only)
(130 min) A young George Bailey, overwhelmed by family obligations and a sense of responsibility toward his community, feels tied down to a company he never had an interest in working for, and a life he never wanted to live. As he ages, he sees his youth, dreams and opportunities pass him by. Unknown to George, all of his friends and family have been praying for him to get through those hard times. Told through the point of view of a group of angels, he is met by his guardian angel Clarence, as he contemplates ending his life. He gets the opportunity to see what life is like had he never existed and learns to appreciate all the ups and downs life brings.
NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: THE BEST CHRISTMAS MOVIES EVER
December 11 Home Alone (1990) Rated PG (103 min)
December 12 White Christmas (1954) Rated G (120 min)
December 15-16 It’s A Wonderful Life (1946) Rated PG (130 min)
December 19 Elf (2003) Rated PG (97 min)*
December 21 Miracle On 34th Street (1947) Rated PG (130 min)
* Please note that A Christmas Carol (1951) has been replaced by Elf (2003)
2017-2018 NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES
Join us one Saturday each month as we screen the most beloved classic films of all time. Virginia Theatre organist David Schroeder performs on the Virginia’s historic Wurlitzer Pipe Organ at most News- Gazette screenings. NEW this year: before each 7pm News-Gazette film, take a trip back in time with a short sing-a-long with David at the Wurlitzer and our historic glass slides as your guide! The Virginia Theatre houses one of the largest collections in the country of these unique glass slides, each set printed with the lyrics to a classic tune from days gone by. Warm up your pipes and bring the whole family!