Deeds Goes To Town (1936), Lo que sucedió aquella noche (1934) y Un gánster por un milagro (1961). Was Mr. Potter a Republican? Now, hold on, Mr. Potter. The despondent George then reveals his sole liquid asset: $500 equity in a life insurance policy with a face value of $15,000. Chagrined by George’s success, Potter changes tactics and catches George at a moment of weakness. 35. According to Deadline, Pete Davidson is going to star as George Bailey in a virtual table read of It’s A Wonderful Life hosted by Tom Bergeron, with proceeds going to The Ed Asner Family Center (which raises money to help children with special needs). George Bailey. That would make it a much more interesting movie, but they’re reading from the original script and he’ll play George Bailey. Yet they can give us insights into the difference between self … GEORGE (CONT'D) Hot dog! They are as giddy as Mr. Potter, who, at the end of the movie, thinks George Bailey has been defeated. This post-movie journey now has me comparing our politicians and political pundits to Mr. Potter. This movie was filmed in 1946 and using the real Rothschild’s owned Minnesota Federal Reserve Bank’s CPI calculator this would be equal to $256,659.84 in 2018 Federal Reserve Notes. I second Mr. Potter's motion. In the classic film It’s a Wonderful Life (which, in my opinion, is one of the greatest movies ever made), we have two main characters: George Bailey and Mr. Potter. Potter fails when George decides to remain in Bedford Falls, saving the Building and Loan and opening Bailey Park – where working people find affordable housing leaving behind Potter’s slums. You know, also, that for a number of years I've been trying to get control of it. Well, it doesn't, Mr. Potter. Compare Potter’s vindictive reaction when George Bailey crawls to him for help after the $8,000.00 is lost to Potter’s reaction at the board meeting at the beginning of the movie. It becomes more than he can handle after Old Man Potter steals $8,000 and blames George for the misfortune. I'll wring his neck, so help me, George, you hear what that buzzard... LAWYER Mr. Chairman, it's too soon after Peter Bailey's death to talk about chloroforming the Building and Loan. George later comes in desperation to Mr. Potter asking for a loan to cover the lost money; instead of returning it, Mr. Potter demands that George show collateral. Finally, the It's A Wonderful Life script is here for all you quotes spouting fans of the movie starring Jimmy Stewart. Until they’re so old and broken down that they… Do you know how long it takes a working man to save $5,000? Rhode Island is taking money away from Mr. Potter and giving it to George Bailey, to put General Treasurer Seth Magaziner’s latest initiative into “It’s a Wonderful Life” terms. George wishes he was never born, and an angel shows him what happens if he was not born. George Bailey would surely marvel at the stupidity and greed of our current crop of great financiers, who make Mr. Potter look like a genius—even a humanitarian. The movie is an all-time classic and not just for Christmas. CLOSE SHOT Mr. Gower, the druggist, peering from a window in back room. ¡Qué bello es vivir! At one point Potter offers George Bailey a job and offers him a $20,000 annual salary. It was probably inevitable that someone would appeal to Frank Capra’s classic 1946 film It’s a Wonderful Life in the context of our present political situation. George Bailey resolves to commit suicide after his finances and consequently his sense of self crater. Mr. Potter was as evil as he was wrong. A great memorable quote from the It's a Wonderful Life movie on Quotes.net - Mr. Potter: George, I am an old man and most people hate me. 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