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"It's a Wonderful Life" to be shown at The Paramount

December 15, 2010

It's a Wonderful Life is a 1946 American drama film produced and directed by Frank Capra and based on the short story " The Greatest Gift" written by Philip Van Doren Stern. The film stars James Stewart as George Bailey, a man whose imminent suicide on Christmas Eve brings about the intervention of his guardian angel, Clarence Odbody (Henry Travers). Clarence shows George all the lives he has touched and the contributions he has made to his community.The film classic will be shown "on the silver screen" at the Paramount Center on Sunday afternoon, December 19th, 2010, at 2 o'clock. Local favorite Rex Ward will play the season's favorites on The Paramount's Mighty Wurlitzer Organ for an hour before the film is shown. Doors to the Paramount will open at 1 o'clock. Oakley-Cook Funeral Home is happy to share an afternoon of fun, food and fellowship in downtown Bristol on the first day of Christmas Week. (Refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the film.) Admission is free, but to assure everyone a seat, we are asking that tickets be picked up at the offices of The Paramount Center, Oakley-Cook Funeral Home, Glenwood Cemetery, Blevins Funeral and Cremation Services or Mountain View Cemetery. If picking up tickets in advance is not possible, please call Oakley-Cook at 423-764-7123, tell us the number of tickets you want and the names of the people who will be using them, and you can pick them up at The Paramount on the afternoon of the movie.