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  • A message from Karolyn Grimes who played Zuzu in the film

The Seneca Falls It’s A Wonderful Life Museum wants to hear from you!

What impact has the film had on your life?

Join us in Seneca Falls for the 70th Anniversary of “It’s a Wonderful Life”

December 9, 10 & 11, 2016- 70th Anniversary Celebration

Appearing Together in Seneca Falls for the First Time The “Bailey Kids”:

Carol "Janie" Coombs

Karolyn "Zuzu" Grimes

Jimmy "Tommy" Hawkins

*Additional Special Guests and Special Exhibitors*

Look for this announcement in the coming months.

The Festival will include THREE FULL DAYS of fun activities, special presentations, and engaging discussions about the film and its history. We suggest that you arrive on Thursday, December 8 and leave on Monday, December 12. We plan to have a tentative schedule of events on the website in June.

Questions? Call 315-568-5838.

July 18, 2016 – Zuzu Launches Our Countdown to the 70th Anniversary

More than 150 Model Ts will come to Seneca Falls on the morning of July 18 as part of the Model T International Tour to help us launch the countdown.

Karolyn “Zuzu” Grimes will join us for the week, so if you can’t come to the Festival in December, this is your chance to come and meet her.
(More information is available on our Upcoming Events page.)

Mark your Calendars!

  • in 3 months, 13 days, 19 hours, 37 minutes

“You are the salt of the earth. And It’s A Wonderful Life is my memorial to you!”

-- Frank Capra, The Name Above The Title, An Autobiography