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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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Holiday Gift Guide 2019: Great Pins for Classic Film Fans

By KC on Nov 29, 2019 From Classic Movies

For this year's gift guide, I am shining a spotlight on one of my favorite ways to show classic movie love: gorgeous pins. There are so many amazing designs available. Here are some of my favorites. Shop names link to each site: That beautiful Diahann Carroll (RIP) pin above is from Noire Culture L... Read full article


Christmas Holiday (1944): A Deanna Durbin and Gene Kelly Noir

By 4 Star Film Fan on Nov 25, 2019 From 4 Star Films

Christmas Holiday begins as a movie we’ve probably seen before countless times. A returning G.I. (Dean Harens)?is getting ready for some Christmas leave except our star is as stiff as cardboard and that comes before he gets the sobering news. The girl he was intent on marrying has duped him to... Read full article


New Podcast: It's the "Are You Afraid of the Dark?" Holiday Special!

By David on Oct 11, 2019 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze

My daughter Nora joins me to talk about her favorite episodes of the spooky Nickelodeon series from the 1990s -- a show that helped trigger her lifelong love of scary movies. We talk about episodes involving everything from a kid trapped in a dollhouse to a haunted movie theatre to a kid who kills t... Read full article


Review: Holiday Affair (1949)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Dec 25, 2018 From 4 Star Films

Holiday Affair might be a bit of an oxymoron as far as Christmas movies go. It’s not?too far?off the truth to christen it an old-modern?Christmas classic, at least depending on how you define your terms. It’s a Christmas picture that has all but sailed under the radar since its original ... Read full article


The Predator Holiday Special (2018)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Dec 20, 2018 From The Stop Button

At two minutes, The Predator Holiday Special runs long. The joke runs out. It starts as a rather fun riff on the original Predator movie, with the same music and some familiar action motifs, and the Rankin-Bass stop motion holiday specials. Sure, the stop motion isn?t great and the Predator appears ... Read full article


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Quotes from

Linda Seton: You see Case, the trouble with me is that I never could decide whether I wanted to be Joan of Arc, Florence Nightingale, or John L. Lewis.


Johnny Case: When I find myself in a position like this, I ask myself what would General Motors do? And then I do the opposite!


Linda Seton: Compared to the life I lead, the last man in a chain gang thoroughly enjoys himself.


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Facts about

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.
Katharine Hepburn understudied the role of Linda Seton (played by Hope Williams) in the original Broadway play. She also performed a scene from Holiday for her first screen test, which led to her first film role.
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