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Detective Guy Johnson's client, Willie Heywood, is framed for murder. While Guy hides him so he can catch the real killer, both of them are nabbed by the police, tried, convicted and sentenced to jail: Guy for a year with Willie to be executed. On the way to jail, Guy comes across a clue and escapes from the police.

  1. Ben Hecht

    Screenplay, Story

  2. W.S. Van Dyke


  3. Herman J. Mankiewicz


Top Billed Cast

  1. Claudette Colbert

    Claudette Colbert

    Edwina Corday

  2. James Stewart

    James Stewart

    Guy Johnson

  3. Guy Kibbee

    Guy Kibbee

    Fred 'Cap' Streeter

  4. Nat Pendleton

    Nat Pendleton

    Sergeant Fred Koretz

  5. Frances Drake

    Frances Drake

    Vivian Tarbel

Full Cast & Crew

It's a Wonderful World
It's a Wonderful World


Status Released

Release Information

  • May 19, 1939


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 26m

Budget -

Revenue -



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