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Classic Movie Review: “White Christmas”

Every year when I was a kid, my mom would put on White Christmas.  Most people talk about how great It’s a Wonderful Life is and how it is a Christmas institution, but for me it isn’t Christmas without a viewing of the Bing Crosby/Danny Kaye movie.  With music by Irving Berlin and a cheery plot, how …

Video of the Day–Bing Crosby Doesn’t Want You to Break His Heart

When I realized that Rendezvous at Point Reyes was part of a Holiday Romance series, it made me think of the movie Holiday Inn, starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire.  I can’t stand that movie.  I don’t know why, but I just don’t.  I do think it is cool that Irving Berlin wrote a song for every …

Video of the Day–A 40’s Era Classic

I haven’t done one of these in a long time, but in honor of the book I am reading, Cinderella’s Dress (a YA novel about a girl living in 1944 NYC, who finds out that she is the new keeper of Cinderella’s dress, which is part of a Hatfields and McCoy-esque dispute going back to the …