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Holiday (1938) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by George Cukor and produced by Everett Riskin.

Academy Awards 1938 --- Ceremony Number 11 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Art DirectionStephen Goosson, Lionel BanksNominated
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Cinema Style - Katharine Hepburn Toasts the New Year in Kalloch for 1938's HOLIDAY

on Jan 15, 2022 From GlamAmor

Because we recently celebrated the New Year along with costume designer Robert Kalloch's birthday on January 13, I wanted to share a piece on Holiday that I originally wrote back in 2015. I really love the story behind the film, especially how significant it was to the evolution of Katharine Hepburn... Read full article


Holiday Movie Memories: 3 Favorites from the Vault

By The Lady Eve on Dec 24, 2021 From Lady Eve's Reel Life

As time goes by I find myself in a reflective mood on Christmas Eve, often savoring memories of holidays gone by, some long, long ago, others from just a few years past. This year as I perused TCM's Christmas Eve schedule, I noticed that several longtime favorites were in the lineup and realized tha... Read full article


Natalie Wood, Olivia de Havilland and Alla Nazimova ? Happy Holiday Three-Book Giveaway (Happy Holidays)

By Annmarie Gatti on Dec 24, 2021 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

?Natalie Wood: A Life? ?Olivia de Havilland: Lady Triumphant? &“Nazimova: A Biography”Three Books for Two Lucky Winners! CMH is happy to announce our next Classic Movie Book Giveaway as part of our partnership with University Press of Kentucky! This time, we?ll be celebrating the ... Read full article


The Movie Quote Game (Holiday Edition 2021)

By Rick29 on Dec 20, 2021 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

This month, we're focusing on quotes from holiday movies--films that revolve around or take place during holidays. We will list a quote from a famous movie and ask you to name the movie. Try to answer these questions on your own without resorting to Google searches. As always, please answer no more ... Read full article


Holiday Delight on Blu-ray: It Happened on 5th Avenue (1947), Holiday Affair (1949), and The Shop Around the Corner (1940)

By KC on Dec 9, 2020 From Classic Movies

For over ten years on this site I have been banging the drum every holiday season about It Happened on 5th Avenue (1947), Holiday Affair (1949), and The Shop Around the Corner (1940). I never felt like they got enough love, though awareness of these charming films appears to have grown at a steady p... Read full article


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Quotes from

Linda Seton: For the love of Pete... it's the witch and Dopey!


Johnny Case: Anything else, sir?
Edward Seton: I beg your pardon.
Linda Seton: I should think you would.


Johnny Case: [Seeing stuffed giraffe] Oh, did she love that too?
Linda Seton: [Hugging the toy] Now don't you a word about Leopold, he's very sensitive.
Johnny Case: Yours.
Linda Seton: Looks like me.
[turning it's head in profile]


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Facts about

Edward Everett Horton repeats the role of Nick Potter, which he also played in the previous version of the film, Holiday.
Upset at the negative publicity that star 'Katherine Hepburn' was receiving in advance of the film, studio boss Harry Cohn proposed to take out an add in Variety asking "What is wrong with Katherine Hepburn?" Hepburn cautioned Cohn against the idea stating "Look out! They may tell you!"
Eighteen months before Clark Gable in Gone with the Wind, Katharine Hepburn says "damned" in a Production Code-approved Hollywood movie. The occurrence isn't gratuitous: She's recounting her experience in amateur theatrics and, in camp style, performs a fragment of Lady MacBeth's "Out damned spot" sleepwalking line from Shakespeare.
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