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On the set of 'It's a Wonderful Life'

Updated 5:53 PM ET, Thu December 17, 2020
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Actor Jimmy Stewart packs a snowball on the set of "It's a Wonderful Life." In the 1946 holiday classic, an angel shows frustrated businessman George Bailey what his community would have been like without him. Martha Holmes/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
Director Frank Capra, right, stands with an unidentified man on the set. Martha Holmes/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
Members of the crew make artificial snow. Martha Holmes/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
Jimmy Stewart enjoys the falling "snow" in downtown Bedford Falls, the fictional town in the movie. Martha Holmes/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
A can of fake snow sits on the set. Martha Holmes/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
A bird's-eye view shows downtown Bedford Falls. Martha Holmes/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images