Holiday Overview:

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 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


What?s Streaming in Dec on the CMH Channel at Best Classics Ever? Penny Serenade, My Favorite Brunette and Holiday Fun.

By Annmarie Gatti on Dec 1, 2020 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Our December Picks on the Classic Movie Hub ChannelDecember Birthdays and Holiday Cheer! It?s that time again? We have our monthly free streaming picks for our Classic Movie Hub Channel at Best Classics Ever (BCE) ? the mega streaming channel for classic movies and TV shows! That said, here ar... Read full article


It’s a Wonderful Life: The Illustrated Holiday Classic – Book Giveaway (now thru Dec 12)

By Annmarie Gatti on Nov 8, 2020 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

It’s a Wonderful Life: The Illustrated Holiday ClassicWe have 10 Books to Giveaway Now through Dec 12! Re-live the beloved holiday classic with thislavishly illustrated storybook the entire family can share We are delighted to announce our next giveaway — just in time for the Holi... Read full article


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


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


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Quotes from

Linda Seton: You mean to say your mother wasn't even a whoozis?


Linda Seton: It'll be a pity if this doesn't come off, it'll be a real pity.
[Looks down]
Linda Seton: Yes, it'll be a pity if this doesn't come off, too.


Linda Seton: You've got no faith in Johnny, have you, Julia? His little dream may fall flat, you think. Well, so it may, what if it should? There'll be another. Oh, I've got all the faith in the world in Johnny. Whatever he does is all right with me. If he wants to dream for a while, he can dream for a while, and if he wants to come back and sell peanuts, oh, how I'll believe in those peanuts!


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The play originally opened in New York City On 26 November 1928 and ran 229 performances.
The third of four movies pairing Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn.
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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