Category Archives: Irving Berlin

The Cocoanuts

Apparently, the Marx Brothers first movie was a silent film made in 1921 entitled “Humor Risk” (a.k.a. “Humorisk”). The movie was never released and it is assumed that the film is lost and likely never to be recovered. If that is truly the case, “The Cocoanuts” is the first of the Marx Brothers films available […]

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Holiday Inn

When you mention Holiday Inn or White Christmas, you seem to always find people who are confused and think that they are the same movie. They are not. They are, however, a nearly perfect combination of movies for a Christmas double-feature and that’s how they play in this reviewer’s home several times during the Christmas […]

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White Christmas

White Christmas is your humble reviewer’s favorite holiday-themed movie. To simply call it a movie may be an injustice – it’s an experience! People fall in love with movies and they become very personal. This movie is a perfect example or something that can really touch you. As White Christmas has been so widely reviewed, […]

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