Philip Van Doren Stern ( ebook Pdf ) The Greatest Gift



10 thoughts on “The Greatest Gift

  1. says:

    A priceless importance due the film that inspired NO MAN IS A FAILURE WHO HAS FRIENDS It’s not rare if you haven’t read this short story or even know about it But certainly it could be uite rare if you haven

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    4 stars for this 1943 short story and an extra half star for its having inspired one of my favorite Christmas movies of all time It's a Wonderful Life the great movie directed by Frank Capra and starring Jimmy Stewart Other men are leading exciting lives but I – well I’m just a small town bank clerk I never did anything really useful or interesting and it looks as if I never will I might just as well be dea

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    “I want to live again I want to live again I want to live again Please God let me live againHeartwarming and inspirationalAs a collector of Christmas books I am so glad that I found this one as it was the inspiration for the movie It's a Wonderful Life I didn't realize until reading the Afterword that he had thought of this story while shaving one morning and then spent a couple of years polishing it up before presenting it t

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    45★I read this here Just be aware that there are a lot of typos in this editionAlso I must be one of the few in the English speak

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    Best known for its movie adaptation ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ this really touching tale really highlights the importance of friendship and

  6. says:

    I love Frank Capra's It a Wonderful Life and was happy to read the very short story that started it all The short story and the movie have diffe

  7. says:

    The basis of the Capra classic It's a Wonderful Life The story was published in a magazine and is too short for the character development and world building that the movie is so good at and the supernatural element is much p

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    Update dec 2019 I still love itUpdate First re read dic 2018 I still loved it I think I’ll make it a tradition to read it every christmasRat

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    I'm delighted beyond words right now It's a Wonderful Life is one of my favourite old movies and I had no idea it was based on a short

  10. says:

    This was so cute I read 4 different Christmas books this December and somehow this super short story was the best of them

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Ay tradition we cherish todayNow fans of It’s a Wonderful Life or anyone who loves the spirit of Christmas can own the story that started it all in an elegant illustrated edition that’s perfect for holiday giving It includes an Afterword by Stern’s daughter Marguerite Stern Robinson that tells the story of how her father’s Christmas card became the movie beloved by generations of people around the worl. Update dec 2019 I still love itUpdate First re read dic 2018 I still loved it I think I ll make it a tradition to read it every christmasRating I loved it This is a wonderful uplifting and beautiful christmas storyThe classic movie It s a wonderful life is based on it The movie expands on George s backstory and his disappointment in life his depression and despair The movie makes the strange man an angel Clarence who is trying to get his wings In the story we don t know who he is or even what his name isTo me the movie is pretty boring long and slow paced and the best part when George gets to see a world where he wasn t born takes place in the last hour or 45 minutes This short story only tells us about this incident and that s why is so interesting beautiful and powerful Is concise to the point magical light uplifting and heartwormingI recommend it Tall man riding. re The 7 Components of Transformative Organizing Theory read dic 2018 I still loved it I think I ll make it a tradition to The Big Golden Book of Poetry read it every christmasRating I loved it This is a wonderful uplifting and beautiful christmas storyThe classic movie It s a wonderful life is based on it The movie expands on George s backstory and his disappointment in life his depression and despair The movie makes the strange man an angel Clarence who is trying to get his wings In the story we don t know who he is or even what his name isTo me the movie is pretty boring long and slow paced and the best part when George gets to see a world where he wasn t born takes place in the last hour or 45 minutes This short story only tells us about this incident and that s why is so interesting beautiful and powerful Is concise to the point magical light uplifting and heartwormingI

summary The Greatest Gift

The Greatest Gift

A beautiful gift edition of the heartwarming story that became the Christmas classic It’s a Wonderful LifeFor almost seventy years people the world over have fallen in love with Frank Capra’s classic Christmas movie It’s a Wonderful Life But few of those fans know that Capra’s film was based on a short story by author Philip Van Doren Stern which came to Stern in a dream one night Unable at first to fi. I want to live again I want to live again I want to live again Please God let me live againHeartwarming and inspirationalAs a collector of Christmas books I am so glad that I found this one as it was the inspiration for the movie It s a Wonderful Life I didn t realize until reading the Afterword that he had thought of this story while shaving one morning and then spent a couple of years polishing it up before presenting it to magazines that would not published it Since he couldn t get it publishedhe placed it in 200 Christmas cards that were then sent to family and friends He has even sent the card and story to his friend Shirley Collier who called him a few months later wanting him to turn it into a film The rest is history If you haven t read the book or seen the movie this year is a good a timeUpdate I read the book again this year just as many people watch the movie over and over again The Numbers Game realize until Tall man riding. reading the Afterword that he had thought of this story while shaving one morning and then spent a couple of years polishing it up before presenting it to magazines that would not published it Since he couldn t get it publishedhe placed it in 200 Christmas cards that were then sent to family and friends He has even sent the card and story to his friend Shirley Collier who called him a few months later wanting him to turn it into a film The The 7 Components of Transformative Organizing Theory rest is history If you haven t The Big Golden Book of Poetry read the book or seen the movie this year is a good a timeUpdate I

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Nd a publisher for his evocative tale about a man named George Pratt who ponders suicide until he receives an opportunity to see what the world would be like without him Stern ultimately published the story in a small pamphlet and sent it out as his 1943 Christmas card One of those 200 cards found its way into the hands of Frank Capra who shared it with Jimmy Stewart and the film that resulted became the holid. Best known for its movie adaptation It s a Wonderful Life this really touching tale really highlights the importance of friendship and familyAs George Bailey contemplates suicide he s visited by a guardian angle ClarenceClarence reveals to George how many lives he has touched in the town of Bedford FallsThe perfect uick read for the festive period it really is a wonderful story