Sierra Madre Playhouse
87 West Sierra Madre Boulevard, Sierra Madre
The Sierra Madre Playhouse was once the Wistaria Theater, showing the best Hollywood had to offer. Almost a century later, the “Gem of the Foothills” is presenting the greatest films ever made.
Produced and directed by Frank Capra
Written by Frank Capra, James Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Jo Swerlling
Based on a story by Philip Van Doren Stern
Starring James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Henry Travers, Thomas Mitchell, Beulah Bondi
In this award-winning classic film, an angel is sent from heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed. This is an unusual opportunity to see this holiday classic on the big screen! It's a wonderful movie! There will be other activities at each event to celebrate the holidays. Rich Procter, local film historian and SMP Off the Screen Film Series Curator, will give an introduction before each film screening