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I am no George Bailey, but I have had a wonderful life because of Jesus Christ

December 26, 2011
source: Deseret News

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Somebody queried whether the old Frank Capra holiday classic "It's a Wonderful Life" was a Mormon movie.

The users wrote back that the answer is obvious. The movie features smoking and drinking. Given that Latter-day Saints don't drink or smoke, the movie obviously isn't a "Mormon" movie.

All of this is true — there are no Latter-day Saint ties to the movie, unless you include the fact that years later Jimmy Stewart, the movie's lead actor, did the warm-hearted "Mr. Krueger's Christmas" for the church.

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