Holiday Inn (film)
Holiday Inn is a 1942 American musical film directed by Mark Sandrich and starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire. The plot centers on Jim Hardy, Ted Hanover, and Lila Dixon, who have a popular New York City musical act. The film received a 1943 Academy Award for Best Original Song, as well as Academy Award nominations for Best Score and Best Original Story.
About Holiday Inn (film) in brief
Holiday Inn is a 1942 American musical film directed by Mark Sandrich and starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire. With music by Irving Berlin, the composer wrote twelve songs specifically for the film, the best known being \”White Christmas\”. The film features a complete reuse of the song \”Easter Parade\”, written by Berlin for the 1933 Broadway revue As Thousands Cheer. The film received a 1943 Academy Award for Best Original Song, as well as Academy Award nominations for Best Score and Best Original Story. The plot centers on Jim Hardy, Ted Hanover, and Lila Dixon, who have a popular New York City musical act. Lila tells Jim she has fallen in love with Ted instead; heartbroken, Jim bids them goodbye. The following Christmas Eve, Jim is back in New York and plans to turn his farm into a holiday entertainment venue open only on holidays, to the amusement of Ted and his agent Danny Reed. On New Year’s Eve, Holiday Inn opens to a packed house. On Christmas Day, Linda arrives at Holiday Inn and meets Jim, realizing their deception. At Easter, romance blossoms between Jim and Linda, who are met by Ted, who asks to remain in Jim’s shows to experience “the true happiness’ they have found. At the end of the movie, Jim appears as the director and Linda joins him as Jim’s voice falters, then runs to him and yells, “Cut!’’ Noticing the director, she locks herself in a room and performs “White Christmas” on the piano and hides as Jim enters and enters and performs and performs it on the set of a recreation of Holiday Inn.
Jim agrees to let the producers make a film about Holiday Inn, which he reluctantly reluctantly plays to his own commentary. He prepares to mail the song to Hollywood his new new director Mamie Mamie implores him to win back Linda back as Jim appears in California on Christmas Eve as Ted is preparing to marry Lila. Jim appears and runs to California as Lila joins him in his dressing room, then yells “ cut!” and locks himself in the room as Jim runs to the set and performs “ cuts!‚” On New Years Eve, Linda is reunited with Ted and they perform a number to win her back. Jim hides Linda, afraid Ted will steal her away. On Valentine’s Day, Jim presents Linda with a new song, \”Be Careful, It’s My Heart\”. Ted arrives, and launches into an impromptu dance with Linda. On Washington’s Birthday, Ted and Linda perform in elaborate 18th century period costumes, while Jim sabotages their tempo from a minuet to jazz every time they attempt to kiss. Jim bribes hired hand Gus to stall Linda. Gus drives Linda into a creek, but she is picked up by Lila to pick up by the millionaire, Assuming that Jim arranged for Lila, Linda directs Lila into the creek.