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Finding Truth in “It’s a Wonderful Life” (Part II of II)

December 14, 2013 by  
Filed under Paul McCusker

Author Paul McCusker

Finding Truth in “It’s a Wonderful Life” (Part II of II) In part one, we looked at the different themes that run through the film “It’s a Wonderful Life.” Today, we will examine why it seems that Pope Francis should like this film and the fact that it succeeded even when many did not consider it a success until much, much later. I don’t know if Pope Francis likes... Read More

Finding Truth in “It’s a Wonderful Life” (Part I of II)

December 7, 2013 by  
Filed under Advent, Christmas, Paul McCusker, Seasonal

Author Paul McCusker

Finding Truth in “It’s a Wonderful Life” (Part I of II) Life, As I Find It In 1945, Academy Award-winning director Frank Capra returned to feature-filmmaking after spending the previous five years serving his country during World War 2. He was nervous. Did he still have the right creative sensibilities to produce films people would want to see? It’s remarkable to think that the... Read More

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