Holiday Inn

Directed By: Mark Sandrich Starring: Fred Astaire Bing Crosby

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This christmas musical about a disillusioned entertainer who buys a farm introduced the irving berlin hit 'white christmas'.


Studio Universal
SKU 202970729
UPC 025192148422
UPC 14 00025192148422
Format DVD
Release Date 8/22/2010
Rating NR
Editors Note
Note Two retiring show people start up a New England country inn with the unique and, one would think, self-defeating idea of being open only on national holidays; however, in this delightful fluff-fest, they achieve instantaneous success. Conflicts arise when they fall for the same woman, and sparks fly -as do their feet - in a variety of inventive, holiday themed song-and-dance productions. Perhaps the best film ever inspired by a song. Irving Berlin's "White Christmas" was introduced in this film.
Mark Sandrich
Fred Astaire
Bing Crosby
Cast & Crew
Bing Crosby - Actor
Claude Binyon, et. al. - Screenplay
David Abel - Cinematographer
Ellsworth Hoagland - Editor
Fred Astaire - Actor
Marjorie Reynolds - Actor
Mark Sandrich - Producer
Mark Sandrich - Director
Robert Emmett Dolan, et. al. - Original Music By
Virginia Dale - Actor
Technical Info
Original Release Date 1942
Catalog ID 21484
UPC 00025192148422
Number of Discs 1
Running Time 101 minutes
Color B&W
Original Language English
Available Audio Tracks English
Aspect Ratio
Standard  1.33:1 [4:3]
Winner (1943) Oscar, Irving Berlin, Best Music, Original Song
Nominee (1943) Oscar, Robert Emmett Dolan, Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture,Oscar, Irving Berlin, Best Writing, Original Story
ReviewSource BBC Film Review
Review Music is definitely the key here, as the plot is distinctly thin, and the pairing of Crosby and Astaire, does not work as well as it could have. Crosby sings his way through "White Christmas" for the first time here, while Astaire tries to make do with a dancing partner - Marjorie Reynolds - who cannot replace Ginger Rogers...Despite not being the success it could have been, this can still inspire a festive glow. Irving Berlin's songs are always a joy to listen to, and while none of the stars sparkle as they could do there is gentle warmth to it and an element of romance, which brings out the Christmas spirit.
Reviewer Ali Barclay
ReviewRating 7
DVD, Special Edition, Dolby, Digital Audio, Aspect Ratio 1.33:1
Product Attributes
Actor Crosby,Bing
Label Mca Home Video
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD
Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress Great songs and stars...
Nell Minow, Movie Mom ...a sensational 4th of July dance number.

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