Posts tagged: Jimmy Stewart

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’: A Celebration of Christ

Written by Dr. Everett Piper

“It’s a Wonderful Life” is considered one of the greatest movies of all time.

Every year, it tops the list of America’s favorite Christmas films. The American Film Institute cites it as one of the 100 best cinema productions ever made. Hollywood historians have celebrated it as an inspirational classic. Frank Capra said it was his favorite among all the films he directed, and Jimmy Stewart added that playing George Bailey was one of his most cherished roles.… Continue Reading

Chicago in 1932 and Milwaukee Today


Written by Micah Clark

There is a perception that Chicago was a war zone during the time of Al Capone and alcohol prohibition.  Not long ago, I watched a Jimmy Stewart movie based upon a true story of a person falsely convicted of killing a police officer in 1932.  The 1948 movie began with an attempt to shock the audience by reminding them of that “most violent year in Chicago history” in which one person died from a gunshot each day of the year.… Continue Reading