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It's a Wonderful Life

category international | arts and media | other press author Wednesday December 24, 2014 12:31author by movie buff Report this post to the editors

Not so wonderful for Ayn Rand , the FBI and Senator Joe McCarthy

It's a Wonderful Life,produced and directed by Frank Capra , has become a television and video staple over the Christmas season. This Rawstory feature tells the little-known story of how Hollywood's evocation of bygone small town America at Christmas time with its Scrooge-like banker , Mr Potter,almost fell foul of Ayn Rand , the FBI and Senator Joe McCarthy's House of Un-American Activities Committee .



"On May 26, 1947, the FBI issued a memo stating "With regard to the picture "It's a Wonderful Life", [redacted] stated in substance that the film represented rather obvious attempts to discredit bankers by casting Lionel Barrymore as a 'scrooge-type' so that he would be the most hated man in the picture.  "

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/12/ayn-rand-helped-the-...anda/

author by movie buffpublication date Wed Dec 24, 2014 12:38author address author phone Report this post to the editors


http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038650/

It's amazing to think that such innocence could ever have been construed as being part of any Red Menace plot .

 
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