Holiday Inn (1942)

Movie Summary

Bing Crosby plays a song and dance man who leaves showbiz to run an inn that is open only on holidays. Fred 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).

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2022 Dates, Times, and Channels

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This movie normally airs throughout the holiday season on the Turner Movie Classics Channel. For a complete schedule of dates and times, please click here.

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Cast Includes

Bing Crosby (Jim Hardy), Fred Astaire (Ted Hanover), Virginia Dale (Lila Dixon), Marjorie Reynolds (Linda Mason), Walter Abel (Danny Reed), Louise Beavers (Mamie), John Gallaudet (Parker), Irving Bacon (Gus), James Bell (Dunbar), Marek Windheim (Francois)

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16 thoughts on “Holiday Inn (1942)

  • December 23, 2021 at 10:10 AM

    Bring back Holiday Inn.

  • December 22, 2021 at 9:27 AM

    I am certainly against racism but snubbing the movie Holiday Inn is really ridiculous. The Abraham routine was not an attempt to promote racism but simply a refection of history and the cultural segregation of the 1940’s. They have to be viewed from a historical perspective. The movie is a classic. The attitudes of the some of the critics may reflect some of their own prejudices and self righteousness. These type movies can serve as a historical reminder of how far we have come as a nation.


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