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Holiday Inn: Special Edition DVD

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Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire sing and dance their way into your heart in the sensational musical comedy Holiday Inn. Nominated for 3 Academy Awards®, this special edition features 13 holiday songs by famed composer Irving Berlin, including White Christmas - one of the biggest-selling recordings in music history!

Crosby plays a song and dance man who leaves showbiz to run an inn that is open only on holidays. Astaire plays his former partner and rival in love. Follow the two talented pals as they find themselves competing for the affections of the same lovely lady (Marjorie Reynolds). This classic features an all-new digitally remastered picture and never-before-seen bonus material. 'Tis the season for one of the most enjoyable films of all time!
Technical Specs
  • Format: DVD
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Run Time: 101 Minutes
  • Region: 1 Region?
  • Aspect Ratio: Fullscreen
  • Language: English
  • Studio: Universal Studios
  • DVD Release Date: October 10, 2006
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
  • Audio: ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Mono
  • Color: Black & White
  • Includes:
    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: Feature-Length Audio Commentary by Film Historian Ken Barnes with Archive Audio Comments by Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire and John Scott Trotter
    Original Theatrical Trailer
Reviews
15 Reviews
4.4

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NoneHoliday Inn: Special Edition DVD
 
4.4

(based on 15 reviews)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Entertaining (12)
  • Engaging characters (10)
  • High production value (5)
  • Great cinematography (4)
  • Original (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • At home (14)
  • Perfect gift (7)
  • Adult viewers (6)
  • Younger viewers (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Movie buff (9), Casual viewer (4)

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5.0

Special Features are special

By Nana Nina

from West Monroe, LA

About Me Casual Viewer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Engaging Characters
  • Entertaining

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Adult Viewers
    • At Home
    • Perfect Gift
    • Younger Viewers

    Comments about this product:

    This is a well-known movie, which many have seen more than once, myself included. As a fan of Fred Astaire and Bing Crosby, I purchased the movie for my collection. What surprised me was that among the special features was an interview with Fred Astaire's daughter. The interview provided information and photos about Fred that I had not heard or seen. A very pleasant surprise indeed.

     
    4.0

    A Fun Movie

    By Jennie the Constant Reader

    from Ohio

    About Me Movie Buff

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Engaging Characters
    • Entertaining
    • Great Cinematography

    Cons

    • Racist

    Best Uses

    • At Home

    Comments about this product:

    It's a fun movie to watch on the holidays. Bing and Fred are marvelous, as always. There is some racism that unfortunately was common for the time period.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Love the Extras

    By Don Carlos

    from Wyoming

    About Me Casual Viewer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Engaging Characters
    • Entertaining
    • High Production Value
    • Original

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • At Home

      Comments about this product:

      How do you make a classic film better? You add in the extras. Historic footage, interviews, insights and comentary. It's just too bad they didn't film Holiday Inn in color.
      It's November and single digits in Wyoming. The snow blows across the landscape. Inside the wood stove is cranked at 600 degrees while Fred Astaire dances accross the stage and Bing croons the leading lady. There is hope. I just might survive another Wyoming Winter

       
      5.0

      Great Movie

      By Zoey

      from Florida

      About Me Movie Buff

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Engaging Characters
      • Entertaining

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • At Home
        • Perfect Gift

        Comments about this product:

        This is another great holiday go-to movie! Singing, dancing - what more can you ask for!

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        everything I remembered and wanted

        By MIMI

        from Dallas,Texas

        About Me Movie Buff

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Engaging Characters
        • Entertaining
        • Great Cinematography
        • High Production Value
        • Nostalgic
        • Original

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Adult Viewers
          • At Home
          • In The Car
          • Perfect Gift
          • Special Needs
          • Travel
          • Younger Viewers

          Comments about this product:

          This is just a charming trip back in years...the actors and mine! Great addition to holiday movies to have on with or without company at Christmas time. A "warm fuzzy" for all!!!

           
          5.0

          movies don't get any better than this!

          By Calico Kitten

          from Indianapolis, IN

          About Me Movie Buff

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Engaging Characters
          • Entertaining
          • Great Cinematography
          • High Production Value
          • Original
          • Superb dancing

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Adult Viewers
            • At Home
            • Perfect Gift
            • Younger Viewers

            Comments about this product:

            One of Crosby's/Astair's best!

             
            1.0

            Did not receive what we ordered

            By Steve in the Desert

            from Tucson, AZ

            About Me Movie Buff

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Not What I Expected

              Best Uses

              • Adult Viewers
              • At Home

              Comments about this product:

              Thought I ordered a colorized version of this great movie. We have the black and white version. Disappointing.

               
              4.0

              Great movie, but...

              By Tom

              from St Petersburg, FL

              About Me Movie Buff

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                Cons

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                  • At Home

                  Comments about this product:

                  This movie is a "classic" , but the cover is in color and the movie is black & white! This should be made clear before you purchase a movie. "White Christmas" shows a color cover and it is in color!

                   
                  5.0

                  late for the holiday but still good to h

                  By Kate

                  from Doylestown, PA

                  About Me Avid Moviegoer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Entertaining

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • At Home

                    Comments about this product:

                    This is a feel good movie that is timeless.

                     
                    4.0

                    Loved it.

                    By none

                    from Arizona

                    About Me Avid Moviegoer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Entertaining

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • At Home

                      Comments about this product:

                      I love the old movies.

                       
                      5.0

                      Nice old fashion Christmas story

                      By Linda

                      from Dallas, Ga

                      About Me Movie Buff

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Engaging Characters
                      • Entertaining
                      • Great Cinematography
                      • High Production Value

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Adult Viewers
                        • At Home

                        Comments about this product:

                        This was a nice old fashioned Christmas Story with songs and dancing. Loved it.

                         
                        4.0

                        Love this movie!!!

                        By GoPats910

                        from Scotia, NY

                        About Me Movie Buff

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Engaging Characters
                        • Entertaining

                        Cons

                        • none

                        Best Uses

                        • At Home
                        • In The Car
                        • Perfect Gift
                        • Special Needs
                        • Travel

                        Comments about this product:

                        I LOVE this movie...I gave up cable and no longer receive TCM. I know buy all of my favorite memories.

                         
                        5.0

                        A must have and view form Christmas!!

                        By kydt80

                        from Savannah GA

                        About Me Movie Buff

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Engaging Characters
                        • Entertaining
                        • High Production Value
                        • Must Have For Christmas
                        • Original

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Adult Viewers
                          • At Home
                          • Family Memories
                          • Perfect Gift
                          • Younger Viewers

                          Comments about this product:

                          Pull this movie out on Christmas eve after the tree is decorated and the Family is ready to come together and REMEMBER the past, and pass on the feeling of Christmas. The MUSIC and Lyrics bring a feeling you can't get from new movies.

                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Excellent Christmas Movie

                          By Kathy

                          from Wheaton, IL

                          About Me Casual Viewer

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                                Comments about this product:

                                If you like White Christmas, you will love this movie.

                                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                One of my absolute favorites!

                                By deanna616

                                from Vancouver, WA

                                About Me Casual Viewer

                                Pros

                                • Engaging Characters
                                • Entertaining

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • At Home
                                  • Perfect Gift

                                  Comments about this product:

                                  About 10-ish years ago, I came across this movie on TCM and just fell in love with it! I decided right then and there that it would have to be a staple in my house for holiday viewing (and sometimes in the middle of the year). I love Bing & Fred...and Marjorie gave a really great performance! We like to quote the movie all the time for fun...how could you not love, "...I do not know which way is 'Connect-i-cut'!" :)

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