White Christmas (1954)
Irving Berlin’s holiday classic White Christmas will be featured at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 19 at the Allen Public Library, 300 N. Allen Dr. Free!
Garnering an Oscar for the legendary World War II era film Casa Blanca, the film’s director Michael Curtiz is known for superb artistic lighting, high crane shots, and unusual camera angles, White Christmas is no exception.
Starring Oscar winner Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen, sisters Betty and Judy Haynes misunderstand the motives of Bob Wallace and Phil Davis when they arrange a special variety show at the struggling Vermont ski lodge of their revered old wartime commander, General Waverly.
Irving Berlin surmised that from the moment that `White Christmas' was completed, an enduring standard had been composed.