True, but remember the big tear-jerker scene at the end when everyone takes up a collection? Does it occur to anyone that these “altruists” had a good thing going and wanted to keep the gravy train running? Although we tend to sentimentalize small-town America, people there can be grasping and self-interested, just as big-city folk.
But...but, they all loved George!
Now I will never be able to enjoy that happy ending!
LoL you win.
Ah, someone has been imbibing in the Randian Kool-aid. In George Bailey's world people are human beings, not merely the means to a capitalists bottom line.