In Bedford Falls, New York on Christmas Eve, George
Bailey is deeply troubled. Prayers for his well-being
from friends and family reach Heaven. Clarence Odbody,
Angel Second Class, is assigned to visit Earth to save
George, thereby earning his wings. Franklin and Joseph,
the head angels, review George's life with Clarence.
A cattle baron takes in an orphaned boy and raises
him, causing his own son to resent the boy. As they
get older the resentment festers into hatred, and eventually
the real son frames his stepbrother for fathering an
illegitimate child that is actually his, seeing it as
an opportunity to get his half-brother out of the way
so he can have his father's empire all to himself. more
The Gold Rush
The Tramp travels to the Yukon to take part in the
Klondike Gold Rush. He gets mixed up with some burly
characters and falls in love with the beautiful Georgia.
He tries to win her heart with his singular charm.