It’s a Wonderful Life: Holiday Classic or Communist Propaganda?

I’ve seen It’s a Wonderful Life in its entirety, although not in one setting. I think I’ve absorbed the movie in overlapping parts two or three times over the past three decades. And yes, it’s undoubtedly subversive to J. Edgar Hoover’s repressed and repressive way of thinking. I wouldn’t be a bit surprised if Donald Trump’s father wouldn’t let his kids watch this movie. After all, the film “deliberately maligned the upper class, attempting to show the people who had money were mean and despicable characters.” According to The Post:  J. Edgar Hoover’s Communist-hunting agents thought it was a Trojan horse sneaking anti-American propaganda to the masses. This argument was compiled in a memo written by an unnamed special agent in the FBI’s Los Angeles field office…

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