Hear more of the story


Virtual Lecture, Dec. 14th, 6:30 p.m.

Join historian Leslie Goddard for an illustrated lecture about the making of It's a Wonderful Life at 6:30 p.m. December 14 at Ankeny's Kirkendall Library. Even if you’ve seen the classic holiday film 150 times, you’ll love this fun program that explores the story of the movie’s creation, including how the script evolved, how the cast was chosen, and the technical challenges that were overcome. You'll find out what happened to the cast and enjoy rare photographs taken behind the scenes.


This lecture will be given virtually and registration is required. Registration form.