Vera-Ellen, Rosemary Clooney, “Sisters” of the Series, “White Christmas” (1954)
"White Christmas" synopsis, Wikipedia:
in A successful song and Dance team, a meeting with a “sister act” and a team save, in the contrary case, the Vermont inn of Their former commanding General.
The Occupation of the 1954 classic Christmas film Bing Crosby-2. May 1903 October 14, 1977), Danny Kaye (18. January 1911 – 3. March 1987), Rosemary Clooney (May 23, 1928 – June 29, 2002), Vera-Ellen (16. February 1921 – August 30, 1981), Dean Jagger (7 November, 1903 – 5. February 1991), Mary Wickes (June 13, 1910 – 22. October 1995), Anne Whitfield (b. August 27, 1938). The costumes have been designed by the legendary Edith Head (October 28, 1897 – October 24, 1981). "White Christmas" he received an Oscar Nomination for best Music, Original Song for Irving berlin’s "Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep."
A bit of movie trivia, at the top of Wikipedia:
in By Rosemary Clooney, Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye s "Sisters" performance was originally not in the script. They were down to clown around on the set, and Director Michael Curtiz thought it was so funny, that he decided to Film it. In the Scene, Crosby’s laugh is really, and not written, so that it was not Able to keep a serious look on his face, because of Kayes comic dance. Clooney said the Filmmaker had a better outlet, where Crosby not to laugh, but when She ran with the two of Them, People loved laughing version better.
Although the Film Stars Bing Crosby and Features the songs of Irving Berlin, this is not a Sequel to the previous film "Holiday Inn" (1942), as Crosby plays several Characters in each Movie (Jim Hardy in the first film, Bob Wallace in this). Initially, the plan to reunite Crosby with his " Holiday Inn& quot; co-star, Fred Astaire, but Astaire, She turned, as he had temporarily "Retired" at the Time. Donald O’connor, who has been cast as Crosby’s co-star, in what was hoped for a successful recovery of the Dance, in Partnership with Vera-Ellen to "Call Me Madam" (1953). But during the Filming of "Francis Joins the WACs “(1954), O ‘ Connor, charged with a serious Crisis of the Q Fever of her co-star, Francis the Talking Mule, and had to shoot. Danny Kaye has been cast, in a last-minute Replacement.
Vera-Ellen’s Singing was called. Many Sources go wrong with Rosemary Clooney sang Vera-Ellen, the "Sisters", duet-ing with him, but Trudy Stevens (who was Trudy Stable at the Time) was Vera-Ellen Singing double in all Your songs, i.e. "Sisters", "Snow" and "White Christmas" of the final. Some Gloria Wood of the Article and from the album liner-notes mentioned by the Years, who She was, and sang for Vera-Ellen, but even if It has been the first Choice for the job, Rosemary Clooney stepped in, Your Girlfriend, Trudy Stevens, sings the Role. Vera’s own Voice is always very short to sing in the "Arrival at Pine Tree" Scene of the train Station, where the Quartet Resumes – live – the first Lines of "Snow." Songs "Snow" was written by Irving Berlin for many Years before the film. It was originally as "Free", and included various Themes and Texts. Berlin wrote the Song with a winter-Theme for the "White Christmas."
One of the Dancers accompanying Rosemary Clooney George Chakiris. He went on to win the Academy Award for Best Actor in a supporting Role as Bernardo in the "West Side Story" (1961).
It was in 1954, the most successful of the film. The second success has been "The Caine Mutiny" (1954), the star of Rosemary Clooney’s Husband, José Ferrer.
The song "What Can You Do with it?", Leonard Maltin called Irving Berlin is at least a Melody is unforgettable, originally written for an unproduced Project called ” Stars on My Shoulders."
The first film produced in Paramount-widescreen-Process "VistaVision".
The "Ed Harrison from the TV show" that Bob appears, is a Reference to "The Ed Sullivan Show" (1948), with famous stars of new Talent and variety acts. Ed Harrison was played by Johnny Grant, is not a long Career as an Actor in the Movies, but was the Honorary Mayor of Hollywood, California, officiated on the Revelations of stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame the early 1960s until his Death in 2008.
After Rosemary Clooney, the "midnight snack" Stage, Bob Wallace explains on his Theory, what are the Foods that cause Dreams was almost entirely improvised.
The Vermont inn is transformed Connecticut inn set of Bing Crosby formerly, Movie " Holiday Inn" (1942). In "White Christmas", recycled hotel is very Gray and is not redrawn, with new Colors. The Holiday Inn was a black & white-movie, the Phrases were probably originally painted in Grayscale, the color Palette of Systems would be a Waste of Resources which, in 1942.
In the additional Information on the DVD, Rosemary Clooney, showed that 1. She has taken on the Role more often, that They could not afford, with Bing Crosby. 2. Danny Kaye at the origin of numerous Rehearsals, if his playful Antics made everyone laugh, if You don’t have to locate it. 3. You, as a "Love, You do not have the Right To Me" that "You" song, because it was only solo. 4. After the last Shot, it has been communicated, It would again be the final, because the King and Queen of Greece would be Visiting the filming, the Producer wanted to "give Them something to remember". You "reshot ” the Sequence with no film in the Camera and without Bing Crosby, the had ignored, to play golf. Years later, and Bing has taken a number of Albums.
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