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Read & download è The Greatest Gift 109 Nd a publisher for his evocative tale about a man named George Pratt who ponders suicide until he receives an opportunity to see what the world would be like without him Stern ultimately published the story in a small pamphlet and sent it out as his 1943 Christmas card One of those 200 cards found its way into the hands of Frank Capra who shared it with Jimmy Stewart and the film that resulted became the holid. I love Frank Capra s It a Wonderful Life and was happy to read the very short story that started it all The short story and the movie have differences but the basic story line and the meaning ring true It was interesting to read the story and see the difference which any fan of the movie would truly enjoy The Afterword by Philip Can Doren Stern s daughter is interesting regarding the conception of the story and how it came to Capra The book is really good but the movie takes it up another level This is the first time IMO the movie out does the book but the book was a much needed ingredient in the movie and without this basic story there would be no George Bailey Looking at the story as if the movie had

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Read & download è The Greatest Gift 109 A beautiful gift edition of the heartwarming story that became the Christmas classic It’s a Wonderful LifeFor almost seventy years people the world over have fallen in love with Frank Capra’s classic Christmas movie It’s a Wonderful Life But few of those fans know that Capra’s film was based on a short story by author Philip Van Doren Stern which came to Stern in a dream one night Unable at first to fi. 4 stars for this 1943 short story and an extra half star for its having inspired one of my favorite Christmas movies of all time It s a Wonderful Life the great movie directed by Frank Capra and starring Jimmy Stewart Other men are leading exciting lives but I well I m just a small town bank clerk I never did anything really useful or interesting and it looks as if I never will I might just as well be dead Sometimes I wish I were In fact I wish I d never been born George Pratt is staring into the dark waters of the river on Christmas Eve depressed about his failure of a life when he s met by an older man who mysteriously grants his wish The man sends George off with a sales bag full of brushe

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Read & download è The Greatest Gift 109 Ay tradition we cherish todayNow fans of It’s a Wonderful Life or anyone who loves the spirit of Christmas can own the story that started it all in an elegant illustrated edition that’s perfect for holiday giving It includes an Afterword by Stern’s daughter Marguerite Stern Robinson that tells the story of how her father’s Christmas card became the movie beloved by generations of people around the worl. I m delighted beyond words right now It s a Wonderful Life is one of my favourite old movies and I had no idea it was based on a short story This is a truly magical tale which I m so glad to relieve There is something so lovely and endearing in it It may not be Christmas yet but I don t see how having the Christmas spirit in you all year long is a bad thing In fact I hope to stumble upon such precious jewels oftenwell I really want to re watch the movie now


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    Read & download è The Greatest Gift 109 Download ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¾ Philip Van Doren Stern Characters The Greatest Gift A priceless importance due the film that inspired NO MAN IS A FAILURE WHO HAS FRIENDS It’s not rare if you haven’t re

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    Philip Van Doren Stern ¾ 9 Summary Download ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¾ Philip Van Doren Stern Characters The Greatest Gift 4 stars for this 1943 short story and an extra half star for its having inspired one of my favorite Christmas movies of all

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    Read & download è The Greatest Gift 109 Philip Van Doren Stern ¾ 9 Summary “I want to live again I want to live again I want to live again Please God let me live againHeartwarming and inspirationa

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    Characters The Greatest Gift Read & download è The Greatest Gift 109 45★I read this here Just be aware that there are a lot of typos in this editionAlso I must be one of the few in the English speaking world

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    Read & download è The Greatest Gift 109 Download ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¾ Philip Van Doren Stern Philip Van Doren Stern ¾ 9 Summary Best known for its movie adaptation ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ this really touching tale really highlights the importance of friendship and familyAs George Bailey contemplates suicide he’s visited by a guardian angle ClarenceClarence reveals to George how many lives he has touched in the town of Bedford FallsThe perfect uick read for the festive period it really is a wonderful story

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    Read & download è The Greatest Gift 109 Characters The Greatest Gift I love Frank Capra's It a Wonderful Life and was happy to read the very short story that started it all The short story and the movie have differences but the basic story line and the meaning ring true It was interesting

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    Read & download è The Greatest Gift 109 The basis of the Capra classic It's a Wonderful Life The story was published in a magazine and is too short for the character development and world building that the movie is so good at and the supernatural element is much pronounced and better explained in the movie The story is still well worth your time and barely takes any to

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    Read & download è The Greatest Gift 109 Philip Van Doren Stern ¾ 9 Summary Download ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¾ Philip Van Doren Stern Update dec 2019 I still love itUpdate First re read dic 2018 I still loved it I think I’ll make it a tradition to read it every christmasRatin

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    Download ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¾ Philip Van Doren Stern Philip Van Doren Stern ¾ 9 Summary Characters The Greatest Gift I'm delighted beyond words right now It's a Wonderful Life is one of my favourite old movies and I had no idea it was bas

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    Read & download è The Greatest Gift 109 Philip Van Doren Stern ¾ 9 Summary Download ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¾ Philip Van Doren Stern This was so cute I read 4 different Christmas books this December and somehow this super short story was the best of them It had eve

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  • Hardcover
  • 64
  • The Greatest Gift
  • Philip Van Doren Stern
  • English
  • 11 March 2019
  • 9781476778860