Empire - 01/01/2009 4 stars out of 5 -- "Danny Kaye and Bing Crosby prove that a little song and dance can get the gals, make an ex-soldier feel worthwhile and guarantee snow..."
New York Times - 12/22/2010
"Instead of bombs falling from the studio sky, there is a gentle dusting of artificial snow, uniting a generation under a blanket of forgiveness, forgetfulness and peace. Years after the armistice, the war, for these men, is finally over."
Description by OLDIES.com:
White Christmas is a treasury of Irving Berlin classics, among them "Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep," "Sisters," "Blue Skies" and the beloved holiday song, "White Christmas." Two talented song-and-dance men (Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye) team up after the war to become one of the hottest acts in show business. One winter, they join forces with a sister act (Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen) and trek to Vermont for a white Christmas. Of course, there's the requisite fun the ladies, but the real adventure starts when Crosby & Kaye discover that the inn is run by their old army general who's now in financial trouble. And the result is the stuff dreams are made of.
Director Michael Curtiz (CASABLANCA, CAPTAIN BLOOD, MILDRED PIERCE) changes directions with this holiday classic. Two talented song-and-dance men team up after the war to become one of the hottest acts in show business. The film includes a veritable treasury of Irving Berlin classics: "Sisters," "Blue Skies," and of course "White Christmas." Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye are a joy to watch. Academy Award Nominations: Best Song ("Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep".)
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