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IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE 1946
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Post# 458893   12/28/2022 at 12:30 (483 days old) by Paul (USA)        

One of my favorite Christmas-themed Hollywood movies is Frank Capra's IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE. As many times as I've watched it over the years little Tommy Bailey's toy caught my attention this year for the first time. It's in the scene when George returns home after learning that his Savings & Loan is short $8000. I wonder if it was created in the prop's department as I couldn't locate an online replica or ad, and it resembles both a vacuum cleaner and a lawn mower.

P.S. Tommy had dropped the handle in fright as his dad lost his temper.


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Post# 458966 , Reply# 1   12/29/2022 at 23:04 (481 days old) by Hoover300 (Kentucky)        

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So I'm not the only one that saw this!! Never seen the toy before but there was a real one, which was a carpet sweeper with a belt driven fan and fan case bolted on top, with a bag on the back.

Post# 458967 , Reply# 2   12/29/2022 at 23:06 (481 days old) by Hoover300 (Kentucky)        

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Dus-less

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Post# 458969 , Reply# 3   12/30/2022 at 09:08 (481 days old) by Paul (USA)        

One learns new things every day - thanks!


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