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The Long, Long Trailer (1953) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by Vincente Minnelli and produced by Pandro S. Berman.

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Mechanic: Think of it as a train behind you. Forty feet of train.


Tacy: Get that check back. I was going to get us a deepfreeze.
Nicholas Collini: [gesturing to the in-laws staring coldly at them] You're getting a deepfreeze right now.


Nicholas Collini: Been married long?
Mr. Tewitt: About 31 years.
Nicholas Collini: Have many fights?
Mr. Tewitt: Nope.
Nicholas Collini: Then take my advice: don't buy a trailer.


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The trailer from the movie was made in Alma, Michigan. One woman, who made the curtains for the movie, received a piece of the set, the round table that folds. It is still in the family as an heirloom.
In the original cut of the film, the "Breezin' Along with Breeze" musical number had an entirely different backing track orchestration. However, director Vincente Minnelli did not approve of the final cut, and removed the music from the sequence, leaving only the original vocal overdubs, in which he then ordered an entirely new orchestral number, and mixed the vocals within the scene. The original recording, however, was thought to be lost forever, until recently resurrected from the MGM vaults and compiled onto a love songs CD by Rhino Music.
Film debut of Karl Lukas.
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