Holiday Inn (1942)

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At an inn which is only open on holidays, a crooner and a hoofer vie for the affections of a beautiful up-and-coming performer.


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  • Fred Astaire and Bing Crosby in Holiday Inn (1942)
  • Marjorie Reynolds in Holiday Inn (1942)
  • Walter Abel in Holiday Inn (1942)
  • Fred Astaire and Marjorie Reynolds in Holiday Inn (1942)
  • Louise Beavers in Holiday Inn (1942)
  • Virginia Dale in Holiday Inn (1942)

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20 November 2004 | jel-12
8
| great picture
In Holiday Inn it isn't Bing Crosby or Fred Astair that makes the movie outstanding, but rather the relatively unknown "B" movie star of the time, Marjorie Reynolds. As you watch this movie you can "feel" the mood that Marjorie is portraying at the time, just by the look on her face. For example, during the the "Easter" scene, her eyes and smiles say it all, you can see she is in love, and as she sings "White Christmas" at the end you can feel the sadness of her character - throughout the entire movie she says more with her facial expressions then the most popular movie stars do today in their entire careers... If you love truly good acting, Holiday Inn will make you smile and make you cry, it will bring back memories of a time when ladies could truly dance in high heel shoes, we don't see that type of dancing these days in movies. Picture quality, sound and special effects are not of primary importance in these kinds of films, these are the kind that rely on your own imagination and feelings, much in the way you do when you read a good book.

These older movies serve up so much good feelings they could be used to replace prescription meds for those feeling bad.

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