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Dir. Frank Capra (1946).
The quintessential Christmas heartwarmer was originally regarded with suspicion by Hollywood’s right-wing ideologues and FBI snoops, in part because of the number of suspected reds involved with the production but mainly because it put bankers in a bad light.

Dec. 17-26, 2010

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on December 8, 2010

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