After Bob finished speaking to Ed Harrison on the telephone about coming up to the NYC, Betty walks into the room to speak to Emma. Before the "Count Your Blessings" song, Wallace is holding a sandwich up in one of his hands, but in the next shot, he's no longer holding the sandwich, and both of his hands are flat on the table. With Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, Vera-Ellen. When the girls left Florida they left many of their items at the club including the music, costumes and feather fans from their act. The girls could have passed over the new hats then. Near the beginning of the Minstrel number, Bing Crosby sits on a bench then puts his tambourine down when he stands up. Where is the entire cast and crew of a Broadway show plus a couple hundred ex-servicemen and their wives/dates going to stay? When the General goes outside to see it's snowing all the guests' cars are gone. This is all obvious when including such professionals. “White Christmas” won an Oscar as “Best Original Song,” and Bing Crosby opened the envelope! In a way, and like all great films, the dialogue felt like a reflection of real life. Alternate Versions She goes on to say that "he has been out of the country for three months". Images of Christmas bells, candy canes, stockings, Christmas trees, pictures of presents, many different Christmas ornaments, snowflakes and plenty of lights. This year, AMC+, the premium streaming bundle, will also feature select holiday film titles and exclusive specials beginning today and rolling out through December. Having left the Army following W.W.II, Bob Wallace and Phil Davis team up to become a top song-and-dance act. There's glamour to the musical numbers, as these fantasy like moments are perfectly communicated through the camera that seems to soar as it takes up each bit of beautiful scenery. Davis plays matchmaker and introduces Wallace to a pair of beautiful sisters (Betty and Judy) who also have a song-and-dance act. When the scene cuts, she is still holding the coffeepot. Connections Bob drops a copy of the handbill on the floor, it then appears in his jacket pocket. When Judy and Phil finish their dance in Florida they are close to the water. 9. When Bob, Phil, Betty and Judy arrive at the inn, Waverly and his granddaughter enter carrying armfuls of firewood. The tree just outside the window have yellow leaves, as if it is September or October. To celebrate Christmas, Fresh Air listens back to a concert given by the late singer and actress on Feb. 11, 1997. During the "Minstrel Show" number, the words go: "Oh, Mister Bones! Photos from the Enchant Christmas light maze Experience the Enchant Christmas light maze, which touts itself as the world's largest, ... Rise of the Resistance opening dates at Disney. Technically "out of the country" is incorrect. Previews begin on November 14, and the show opens on November 23 with performances through January 4, 2009. He wouldn't have had enough air to blow them all out at once from where he stood, due to the size of the cake. | A distinctive red bass drum used in the opening wartime scene at Monte Cassino as Captain Wallace performs White Christmas is conspicuously visible again just outside the dressing room of the Haynes Sisters at Novello's back in the USA several years later. An extremely pampered African Prince travels to Queens, New York, and goes undercover to find a wife that he can respect for her intelligence and will. A man dressed as Santa walks through hallways to the Christmas party of a toy manufacturer. ... Continuity mistake: Opening scene, on the stage where Bing is singing next to the tree. When Bob and Betty come to get them, they are obviously much closer to the nightclub. At the Inn when Judy is trying to convince Phil they should pretend to be engaged she has him cornered on the couch and we hear him say the words 'I feel the same way about my cocker spaniel.' Showbiz History: Frances McDormand's Film Debut, Broadway Jukebox: 60 Songs for a Very, Merry, Broadway Holiday, 20 Holiday Movies to Stream and Watch With Family, So You Have a Store or Business That Was Featured In a Movie, IMDb Poll Board's Favorite Christmas Movies. The train that transports The Haynes Sisters and Wallace and Davis from Florida to Vermont is shown as being of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway in one sequence, and of the Southern Pacific Railroad in another. Some people consider it a goof that you never see them roll the pant legs up, but Betty and Judy have just been offstage for a few minutes, and come back onstage with their pants rolled up. It would obviously take an immensely larger accommodation than the inn to house them, anyway. Before the Wallace and Davis show invades the colonel's inn the stage at the back of the dining hall is just large enough to hold the 5-piece combo performing the night they arrive, with virtually no wing or fly space anywhere. But what about the "why" of it? While many assume the song “White Christmas” was at the root of the movie, Crosby had actually first performed his version of the song 13 years earlier for a radio show. Every piece of banter between each character gradually leads up to one being sincere. Silver Star takes precedence over the Purple Heart. When Clooney confronts Vera-Ellen in the dressing room, about the bogus letter that Vera sent, falsely using their brother's name, Clooney says that the brother got a job in Alaska. Whether you be young or old, or have the holiday spirit or not, I wish you the best! Certificate: Passed This is evident because Judy reads Betty's farewell letter in the morning, tells Bob, and Bob meets up with Betty at the club that evening. When he gets up to tell the Haynes sisters off, the suitcase is not there. When the General goes to check out the report of snowfall, Emma pushes Susan Waverly back into her seat as the General leaves. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. 517 Free images of Christmas Scene. The enormous chorus of singers and dancers in the musical numbers, not to mention the army of technicians and musicians required to put on the "little show" at the General's inn, are nowhere evident in the story scenes. The dialogue is witty and always feels as if it's consequential, as it's constantly building up to the next event. Directly behind him is a tall woman in a dark blue dress with long earrings and a little girl in a blue and white polka dot dress. Check out what we'll be watching in 2021. January from 8.00 to 20.00 every day. When Betty and Judy travel to a Vermont lodge to perform a Christmas show, Wallace and Davis follow, only to find their former commander, General Waverly, as the lodge owner. When the hometown character set flips up their pant legs are rolled up. The movie was released in 1954 and the War Department had been changed to the Defense Department in 1947. no trees are left with green leaves. The shots of the Green Mountains of Vermont in the distance through the window of the inn are actually green. On arriving in Vermont, they are in bunks behind a curtain, next to the "A" compartment. 2. In the first dressing room scene, Judy is pouring coffee for herself and Betty and clearly puts down the coffeepot. Quotes White Christmas is a 1954 American musical film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, and Vera-Ellen.Filmed in Technicolor, it features the songs of Irving Berlin, including a new version of the title song, "White Christmas", introduced by Crosby in the 1942 film Holiday Inn.. 800+ Winter Scene Pictures & Images Related Images: snow winter landscape christmas cold Add the wonder of a beautiful winter scene to any project by searching and downloading through our collection of high-quality images. Trivia His mouth says something else. Although Betty and Judy had been offered a job at the Carousel Club that Betty eventually accepts, she arrives in New York, presumably signs a contract, is fitted for a gown, rehearses music and choreography for at least two numbers (she asks the bandleader if they could make a last-minute change to a different song), has had publicity shots taken for the club's entrance, and becomes the club's star act all in one day. In Florida, the sign says "Foolin' Around" has been on Broadway for two years. When Waverly sets his down, the sticks do not separate, nor does the bundle his granddaughter hands him. Of course, you may leave the covers just as they are. A suspected home burglar was arrested Christmas Eve in Meadow Vista after opening the front door for a deputy responding to the scene, the Placer County Sheriff's Office said on Tuesday. These ribbons should be reversed. A tall Christmas tree and the life-size Nativity Scene create a special pre-holiday atmosphere. Wallace sits down on the end of the cot, but in the next shot, he is seated beside Davis on the side of the bed. It was a time of endless and unbreakable euphoria, a feeling nearly unattainable with my age. White Christmas (1954) Filming Locations (2) 20th Century Fox Studios - 10201 Pico Blvd., Century City, Los Angeles, California, USA (train station scenes) In this case the camera felt like a character. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. 97 87 22. At the start of the musical number, all four singers simultaneously look at the menu, which has now righted itself with no apparent help from them. A series of romantic mix-ups ensue as the performers try to help the General. Betty is watching Bob on the television during The Ed Harrison Show. The Columbia Inn Station Wagon that picks them up at the train station has a black and yellow California license plate when they are suppose to be in Vermont. It always seems to be reacting with the most insightful responses. The camera always seems to start with a subjective wide shot, encompassing the characters within a large room, as it seems to get seductively closer and closer. and the "Ah, ha!" "Lord help the mister who comes between me and my sister; and Lord help the sister who comes between me and my man!" Christmas Snow Street. After Wallace pours the milk before the "Counting Your Blessings" song, he places the pitcher back on the counter and picks the glass up. When Emma is telling Betty about how the general will feel about being on television, the lower button on Emma's shirt is unbuttoned. Ball Snow Snow Globe. He flubs the lip-sync and mixes up the "Oh, ho!" Later on Bill and Bob's musical rehearsal calls board at the Pine Tree Inn in Vermont is clearly visible and obviously written in the same handwriting. In December in Vermont. The set on the Paramount lot was refurbished for the next Christmas classic. In the very next shot as the soldier is escorting the general to his table the tall woman is now standing over by the railing and the little girl has disappeared completely. The IMDb editors are anxiously awaiting these delayed 2020 movies. However, Captain Davis never served in the military under the Defense Department (having been mustered out by 1947), and would naturally call it by the name he knew. Near the end of the "Minstrel" number, there is a close up of Bob, Betty and Phil shaking their tambourines on stage but in the next shot when it shows the full stage, they are no where to be seen. Entry is free. The ice rink is open till 31. USS Christmas premieres on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries on Saturday, November 28, at 10 p.m. Eastern. The biggest mistakes you never noticed in White Christmas (1954). When the girls come back onstage during the "Back in the Army" song, their pants are at normal ankle length, yet a moment later when the cut-outs are raised in front of them their pants are already rolled up. Novello then goes to the girls' dressing room and tells them that Bob and Phil are there to see their act because the girls' brother had sent them a letter, but Bob and Phil hadn't told Novello that. On the train leaving Miami, the women are in a private compartment, behind a door with an "A" on it. (Since two separate trains are shown, this may have been done to suggest a change of trains - however, none is mentioned, and the "A" drawing room door behind which the girls were seen at the start of the trip is directly behind Phil and Judy as they watch Bob help Betty out of her berth.). While the Haynes sisters are in their dressing room discussing why Wallace and Davis came to see their act, Judy pours two cups of coffee and puts down the pot, but in the close up immediately following she is still holding the coffee pot. Related Images: nativity scene christmas winter snow jesus scene crib bethlehem advent christmas eve. number on the train, the menu in the background is lying on its side. Each addition of the Variety newspaper announcing the latest news about Wallace and Davis bears the same issue number: Vol. When Davis and Wallace are talking to Waverly at one point Davis says, "We wouldn't be any good as generals. The firewood that Susan carries into the inn after the Haynes Sisters and Wallace & Davis arrive has one piece of wood sticking out at the bottom, but is gone seconds later. Ebenezer Scrooge, a curmudgeonly, miserly businessman, has no time for sentimentality and largely views Christmas as a waste of time. 1. 8. 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