Holiday Inn Overview:

Holiday Inn (1942) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Mark Sandrich and produced by Mark Sandrich.

Academy Awards 1942 --- Ceremony Number 15 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Music - ScoringRobert Emmett DolanNominated
Best Music - SongMusic and Lyrics by Irving BerlinWon
Best WritingIrving BerlinNominated
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Holiday Inn (1942): White Christmas and Blackface

By 4 Star Film Fan on Dec 31, 2019 From 4 Star Films

Let me put this out in the open. Christmas movies are some of the most difficult films to regard subjectively because the majority of them are either tied to our childhood and fond memories, which are as much a part of the experience, or the alternative; they were not a part of our traditions at all... Read full article


25 Days of Christmas: Holiday Inn (1942)

on Dec 15, 2017 From Journeys in Classic Film

Originally published December 4th, 2012 Tonight’s 25 Days of Christmas film appears on many “Best Of Christmas” lists and I figured I’d give it a look. It’s one of two classic Bing Crosby films I have and if my thoughts on Holiday Inn are any indication…let’... Read full article


25 Days of Christmas: Holiday Inn (1942)

on Dec 12, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film

Originally published December 4th, 2012 Tonight’s 25 Days of Christmas film appears on many “Best Of Christmas” lists and I figured I’d give it a look. It’s one of two classic Bing Crosby films I have and if my thoughts on Holiday Inn are any indication…let’... Read full article


25 Days of Christmas: Holiday Inn (1942)

on Dec 7, 2015 From Journeys in Classic Film

Originally published December 4th, 2012 Tonight’s 25 Days of Christmas film appears on many “Best Of Christmas” lists and I figured I’d give it a look. It’s one of two classic Bing Crosby films I have and if my thoughts on Holiday Inn are any indication…let’... Read full article


25 Days of Christmas: Holiday Inn (1942)

on Dec 4, 2014 From Journeys in Classic Film

Tonight’s 25 Days of Christmas film appears on many “Best Of Christmas” lists and I figured I’d give it a look. It’s one of two classic Bing Crosby films I have and if my thoughts on Holiday Inn are any indication…let’s just say it might be a wee bit difficu... Read full article


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Quotes from

Jim Hardy: [Handing a cup of coffee to Ted] Here, take a slug out of the mug.


Ted Hanover: Then I had a drink.
Jim Hardy: A drink? Boy you were fractured!


Jim Hardy: What brings you here on this bright and uninviting day?


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Facts about

Marjorie Reynolds singing was dubbed by Martha Mears.
The firecracker dance sequence required 3 days of rehearsal and took two days to film. Fred Astaire's shoes for the dance were auctioned off for $116,000 worth of war bonds.
The set of the Holiday Inn was reused by Paramount 12 years later for the musical White Christmas, also starring Bing Crosby and again with songs composed by Irving Berlin.
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