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Publisher's Summary

Fifty years ago, a little boy was cast in a movie with some of Hollywood's brightest stars. The movie: It's a Wonderful Life; the boy: Jimmy Hawkins; today, he tells his story.

Through personal recollection, careful research, and interviews with cast and crew, actor Jimmy Hawkins, who played four-year-old Tommy Bailey, takes you behind the scenes for a first-hand look at the American movie classic It's a Wonderful Life.

You'll meet Jimmy Stewart, Frank Capra, Donna Reed, and all the people who made Bedford Falls America's favorite small town. Their memories and anecdotes take you through the movie's creation, from auditions and casting to building the set and making the snow.

This book is a warm and intimate look at the magical film that has touched so many hearts.

©2002 Jimmy Hawkins Company; (P)2002 Blackstone Audiobooks

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"Fans of the 1946 classic will enjoy the recollections of actor Jimmy Hawkins....The interviews are interesting." (AudioFile)

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