A Mary problem?
Donna Reed and Jimmy Stewart
There Is No Mary Problem in ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’.
George’s vision of his wife without him is essential to the film, but critics continue to miss its true—and profound—meaning. So says Clare Coffey in her article appearing in The BULWARK.
"The competition to come up with the definitive contrarian takedown of the film is now a Christmas sub-tradition in its own right....I read them and laugh, knowing the movie will bury them all."
But she has resolved her nagging "Mary Problem." Read how.