Monday, December 24, 2018

The Essential Films Podcast Episode #028: WHITE CHRISTMAS (1954)



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EPISODE DESCRIPTION

MERRY CHRISTMAS! On today’s holiday podcast adventure, Adolfo and Mark discuss:


  • 45 minutes all to myself
  • Holiday shopping
  • Holiday favorites
  • Rosemary Clooney’s phenomenal performance of “Love You Didn’t Do Right By Me”
  • Fred Astaire was the original choice to play Phil Davis.
  • VistaVision and the beautiful colors that pop off the screen.
  • George Chakiris cameo
  • Vera-Ellen’s tiny waist
  • What happened to this business?
  • Modern Musicals VS Classic Musicals
  • Weirdsmobile!


FILMS REFERENCED:


  • HOLIDAY INN (1942)
  • CHRISTMAS IN CONNECTICUT (1945)
  • IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE (1946)
  • MIRACLE ON 34th STREET (1947)
  • AN AMERICAN IN PARIS (1951)
  • WE’RE NO ANGELS (1955)
  • SOUTH PACIFIC (1958)
  • WEST SIDE STORY (1961)
  • SCROOGED (1988)
  • HOME ALONE (1990)
  • THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL (1992)
  • HOME ALONE 2: LOST IN NEW YORK (1992)
  • THE GREATEST SHOWMAN (2017)
  • MARY POPPINS RETURNS (2018)
  • BLOCKERS (2018)
  • BUMBLEBEE (2018)


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