Frank Capra’s 1946 movie, It’s a Wonderful Life, wasn’t initially a major success, but it went on to become one of America’s most beloved Christmas movies. Taking place from 1919 to 1945, the movie follows the life of George Bailey, an small town businessman in a desperate situation. His suicide attempt is interrupted by an angel sent from heaven to show him what life would be like if he’d never existed.
The films many accolades, production details, and trivia tidbits make it a perfect fit for a Christmas Past original infographic. So let’s head back to Bedford Falls for It’s a Wonderful Life, by the numbers.