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It's a Wonderful Like: The Makings of a Holiday Classic

Presented by Glen Ellyn Historical Society at Glen Ellyn Historical, Glen Ellyn IL

Nov 04 2017
It's a Wonderful Like: The Makings of a Holiday Classic

Did you know Cary Grant was supposed to star in It’s a Wonderful Life? That the famous gym-floor-turned-swimming-pool was real? That the movie bombed at the box office? Even if you’ve seen the classic holiday film 150 times, you’ll love this fun program that explores the story of the movie’s creation including how the script evolved, how the cast was chosen, and the technical challenges that were overcome. You'll find out what happened to the cast and enjoy rare photographs taken behind

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Tickets are $10 for Adults, $8 for GEHS Members, and $5 for Students 18 and under. Tickets will be sold in advance at Stacy’s Corner’s Store, the Glen Ellyn Historical Society’s gift shop, as well as at the door the day of the address. Refreshments will be served.

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800 N. Main St., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

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