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Summer Holiday (1948) was a Musical - Comedy Film directed by Rouben Mamoulian and produced by Arthur Freed.

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Musical Monday: Summer Holiday (1948)

on Jul 6, 2020 From Comet Over Hollywood

It?s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 600. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week?s musical: Summer Holiday (1948) ? Musi... Read full article

British Invasion: Summer Holiday (1963)

By Emily on Aug 2, 2014 From The Vintage Cameo

Considering the?historical entwinement of?the United States and Britain, for the most part, people on either side of the Atlantic know where to spot the differences between our two cultures. The chips, the crisps, biscuits, boots, and lifts?as an American, I can accept all of those fairly easily, an... Read full article

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Richard Miller: Mankind was better off when lived in the Dark Ages. When everybody went around naked!
Uncle Sid: Well, maybe so. But today it might interfere with your social life.

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Filmed between June 17 and mid-October 1946, the film was not copyrighted until 26 November 1947, and its wide release was held back until April 16, 1948. The Manhattan opening at Lowe's State Theatre followed on June 11, 1948.
Three deleted Harry Warren-Ralph Blane songs are featured on the 2004 soundtrack CD from Rhino Handmade: "Never Again," sung by Frank Morgan and Agnes Moorehead; "Wish I Had a Braver Heart," sung by Gloria DeHaven; and "Omar and the Princess," sung by Mickey Rooney and Miss DeHaven in an elaborate Persian fantasy sequence.
In the opening sequence, the groups seen listening to the off-screen high-school choir are close approximations to those seen in paintings by the ten-celebrated American painter Grant Wood, now known only for the gaunt farmer with a pitchfork and his grim-faced wife in "American Gothic."
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