This sentimental perennial is a holiday chestnut. A man learns that he's made a difference in the lives of others, and an angel gets its wings.
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Based on the antic stage play by George S. Kaufmann and Moss Hart, this Capra film earned Oscars for the film and the director. With her impeccable timing and idiosyncratic delivery, Jean Arthur plays a girl who must introduce her fiancé and his parents to her decidedly eccentric family.