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It's A Wonderful Life (1946)
They're making memories tonight!

Directed by Frank Capra

Alternate Universe What If?: What if you had never been born?

Plot Summary

In this timeless Christmas classic, George Bailey (James Stewart) finds himself at his wits ends as his world falls apart around him. Despondent George contemplates suicide and wishes "he had never been born". Observing George's desparate plea, Clarence Oddbody a guardian angel comes to his aid and granting his wish shows him what Bedford Falls would be like had he never been born.

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