Posted on August 22, 2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A perhaps unorthodox way to celebrate author Dorothy Parker — famous for her sharp tongue — on her birthday is to note her uncredited contribution to a famously sentimental movie.

Literary Hub reports that Frank Capra, at one point, asked Parker to "refine some dialogue" in his classic Christmas movie It's A Wonderful Life.

Not sure why this is so funny? Lit Hub has several links to examples of Parker's bold attitude.

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