Romance and suspense ensue in Paris as a woman is pursued by several men who want a fortune her murdered husband had stolen. Whom can she trust?

Well, that was an interesting experience. Squirming and sighing and muttering “Oh my God” under my voice, then my wife screaming “It gets worse!” and all this from a film I enjoyed a lot. That’s right, we watched Holiday Inn (1942) for the first time on Blu-ray.

Marjorie Reynolds, Bing Crosby, and Fred Astaire in HOLIDAY INN (1942) © Universal Pictures

My wife and I first watched Holiday Inn two Christmasses ago on television, I believe it was Christmas Eve, and it was on in the middle of the afternoon. …

Tom Trott

Author, film nerd, proverbial Brighton rock.

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