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White Christmas (1954) was a Comedy - Musical Film directed by Michael Curtiz .

Academy Awards 1954 --- Ceremony Number 27 (source: AMPAS)

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Best Music - SongMusic and Lyrics by Irving BerlinNominated
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25 Days of Christmas: White Christmas (1954)

on Dec 20, 2017 From Journeys in Classic Film

This originally ran December 14th, 2011.  Really my thoughts on this film haven’t changed.  I still adore Vera-Ellen‘s dancing but I don’t love this movie.  Yep, it’s official: I’m not a Bing Crosby fan.  It’s not the movies themselves that are bad, but as an acto... Read full article


25 Days of Christmas: White Christmas (1954)

on Dec 17, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film

This originally ran December 14th, 2011.  Really my thoughts on this film haven’t changed.  I still adore Vera-Ellen‘s dancing but I don’t love this movie.  Yep, it’s official: I’m not a Bing Crosby fan.  It’s not the movies themselves that are bad, but as an acto... Read full article


White Christmas: Still More, Behind the Scenes

By C. S. Williams on Dec 7, 2016 From Classic Film Aficionados

White Christmas the Music: Contractual obligations to Columbia records prevented Rosemary Clooney from recording the cast album for the movie “White Christmas”, because it was with Decca; Peggy Lee stepped in for the official movie release. Clooney got her due with a Columbia release wit... Read full article


White Christmas: Still More, Behind the Scenes

By C. S. Williams on Dec 7, 2016 From Classic Film Aficionados

White Christmas the Music: Contractual obligations to Columbia records prevented Rosemary Clooney from recording the cast album for the movie “White Christmas”, because it was with Decca; Peggy Lee stepped in for the official movie release. Clooney got her due with a Columbia release wit... Read full article


White Christmas: More, Behind the Scenes

By C. S. Williams on Dec 1, 2016 From Classic Film Aficionados

White Christmas the Music: Contractual obligations to Columbia records prevented Rosemary Clooney from recording the cast album for the movie “White Christmas”, because it was with Decca; Peggy Lee stepped in for the official movie release. Clooney got her due with a Columbia release wit... Read full article


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Bob Wallace: You ought to be horsewhipped. First you, then you, and then you again.


Betty Haynes: Why, all of a sudden, are people so concerned about my eating habits? Why don't people just leave me alone?


Bob Wallace: Hey, Davis! How you feelin'?
Phil Davis: Pretty good, Captain.
Bob Wallace: Just dropped by to thank you for saving my life.
Phil Davis: Well, uh, it was a life worth saving.


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Facts about

Released in 1954, it became the top grossing film of that year.
The "Ed Harrison TV Show" that Bing Crosby appears on is a reference to the "Ed Sullivan Show" that featured known stars, new talent and vaudeville acts. Ed Harrison was played by Johnny Grant who did not have a long acting career in the movies, but was the honorary Mayor of Hollywood, California who officiated over the unveiling's of Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame from the early 1960's until his death in 2008.
Premiered at the famed Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
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