White Christmas Overview:

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


Curtiz directs what amounts to a Technicolor spin-off of the Crosby-Astaire holiday salute, Holiday Inn (1942). Crosby appears again (this time with Kaye) as half of a song-and-dance duo who come to the rescue of a ski resort run by their former commanding officer (Jagger) by putting on a show. A veritable treasury of Irving Berlin classics includes "Sisters," "Blue Skies," and, of course, "White Christmas." The 40th anniversary video release included a fully remastered letterboxed edition, an audio CD, a collector's brochure, a copy of Clooney's personal script, and a glossy photo from the film.

(Source: available at Amazon AMC Classic Movie Companion).


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

Best Music - SongMusic and Lyrics by Irving BerlinNominated

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A “White Christmas” at the Upcountry History Museum

on Dec 12, 2020 From Comet Over Hollywood

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Silver Screen Standards: White Christmas (1954)

By Jennifer Garlen on Dec 8, 2020 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Silver Screen Standards: White Christmas (1954) I?m not really a Christmas person. My overwhelming mood through the holiday season tends to be a combination of anxiety and depression that only lifts when we reach December 26, at which point I heave a sigh of relief. My father?s favorite Christmas... Read full article

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

Win Tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: White Christmas” (Giveaway runs through November 24)

By Annmarie Gatti on Oct 28, 2018 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Win tickets to see “White Christmas” on the big screen!? In Select Cinemas Nationwide Sun Dec 9 and Wed Dec 12! “How can a guy THAT ugly have the nerve to have sisters?” CMH continues into our?3rd year of our partnership with Fathom Events?- with the?13th?of our 13 movie tick... Read full article

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

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Quotes from

Phil Davis: [about the train tickets] I don't have them. I must have left them in my girdle.

Phil Davis: Give me one reason, one good reason, why we should spend our last two hours in Florida looking at the sisters of Freckle-Face Haynes, the dog-faced boy.
Bob Wallace: Let's just say we're doing it for an old pal in the army.
Phil Davis: Well, it's not good, but it's a reason.

Judy Haynes: [about Betty] I've got a flash for you: she's a real slow mover.
Phil Davis: I've got a flash right back for you: she's in there with the champ.

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Facts about

Premiered at the famed Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye and Rosemary Clooney all died at the same age: 74.
Rosemary Clooney was not allowed to record her voice for the soundtrack album because it was being released by a record company (Decca) other than hers (Columbia). She was replaced on the soundtrack album by Peggy Lee.
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