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Title Holiday Inn [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures ; screenplay by Claude Binyon ; adaptation by Elmer Rice ; produced and directed by Mark Sandrich.

Imprint [United States] : Universal, [2008].


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    HOL    Available
Edition Collector's set.
Description 2 videodiscs (1 hr., 41 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Note Compact disc.
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1942.
Includes both the original black & white and brand-new color versions of the film plus the complete music CD soundtrack featuring holiday songs including White Christmas and Happy holiday.
Special features: "A couple of song and dance men": an intimate retrospective of Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire, featuring an interview with Ava Astaire-MacKenzie ; "All singing, all dancing": experience the making of the unforgettable song and dance numbers of Holiday Inn ; audio commentary ; original theatrical trailer ; "Coloring a classic": Learn how Holiday Inn was color-designed using amazing new technology.
Contents CD: I'll capture your heart / Bing Crosby & Fred Astaire -- Lazy / Bing Crosby -- You're easy to dance with / Fred Astaire -- Happy holiday / Bing Crosby -- Let's start the new year off right / Bing Crosby -- Abraham / Bing Crosby -- Be careful, it's my heart / Bing Crosby -- I can't tell a lie / Fred Astaire -- Easter Parade / Bing Crosby -- Song of freedom / Bing Crosby -- I've got plenty to be thankful for / Bing Crosby -- White Christmas / Bing Crosby.
Credits Words and music, Irving Berlin.
Cast Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Marjorie Reynolds, Virginia Dale, Walter Abel.
Summary A song and dance man leaves showbiz to run an inn that is open only on holidays. A former partner joins him and the two find themselves competing for the affections of the same lovely lady.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 2.0.
Language English dialogue, optional French or Spanish subtitles ; subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject Taverns (Inns) -- Drama.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Drama.
Holidays -- Drama.
Genre/Form Christmas films
Musical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Sandrich, Mark, 1900-1945.
Binyon, Claude, 1905-1978.
Rice, Elmer, 1892-1967.
Crosby, Bing, 1903-1977
Astaire, Fred.
Reynolds, Marjorie
Dale, Virginia, 1917-1994.
Abel, Walter, 1898-1987
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989. Holiday Inn. Selections
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn
Standard No. 025195018623
Music No. 61102370 Universal

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