The Christmas Card That Became One Of The Most Famous Movies Of All Time

 
Published on Dec. 21, 2015
Category: Education
Source: Youtube

→Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 →How "Dick" came to be short for 'Richard': https://youtu.be/BH1NAwwKtcg?list=PLR0XuDegDqP2Acy6g9Ta7hzC0Rr3RDS6q Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut Why a Bakers Dozen is 13 Instead of 12 https://youtu.be/UPDV0POS5d0?list=PLR0XuDegDqP3XRa-w_G0dy_aMMXj0Uq-k Why Vampires Can't Exist... and 9 Other Amazing Facts https://youtu.be/cDlat4Pdd4U?list=PLR0XuDegDqP1IHZBUZvKkPwkTr6Gr0OBO In this video: It’s a Wonderful Life was based on a “Christmas Card” short story by Philip Van Doren Stern, which was originally sent out to around 200 of Stern’s friends and family in December of 1943. Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2011/12/its-a-wonderful-life-was-based-on-a-christmas-card-short-story-by-philip-van-doren-stern/ Sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/It%27s_a_Wonderful_Life http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038650/trivia http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2011/06/the-%20%20real-life-george-bailey-who-founded-bank-of-italy-%20%20which-became-bank-of-america/ http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2011/10/jimmy%20%20-stewart-was-a-two-star-general-in-the-u-s-military/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Greatest_Gift_%20%20%28story%29 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philip_Van_Doren_Stern http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Its_A_Wonderful_Life_Movie_Poster.jpg