Widely considered one of the greatest Christmas movies of all time, the 1946 film sees an angel (Henry Travers) sent from heaven on Christmas Eve to help a desperately frustrated businessman (James Stewart), showing him what life would have been like. if it had never existed.
The five-time Oscar-nominated epic, directed by Frank Capra, is regularly mentioned as one of the best movies ever made.
And in 2020, Radio Times readers voted it the best Christmas movie of all time.
James Stewart received his third Best Actor Oscar nomination when he took on the role of George Bailey, a benevolent banker who sacrifices his life’s dreams to help his community.
Now, subscription-free streaming service pluto tv has launched a channel that plays the movie on a loop, 24 hours a day, until the end of this year.
A spokesperson said: “We’ve reached that point in the year where mince pies, hot chocolate and holiday movies are essential.
“But we know how busy everyone can be, so this channel dedicated to this iconic classic is there for you, whenever you need it.”
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