Open Holidays Only!
Irving Berlin was now ready to work with Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire to bring his story of a hotel only open on holidays to life. But there was concern to see how well their personalities would work together. They still had to find their unknown to play Linda as well.
Even with the production going well, Pearl Harbor would happen. Learn what they changed about one of their songs. Also learn how White Christmas would become famous on the battlefield. Also, we’ll dive into the controversial blackface sequence that may the reason not many people talk about Holiday Inn any more
Listen to this episode of the Behind the Bells Podcast
Author: Robert Nicholas
Title: Holiday Inn Part 2: Bing and Fred Together, Pearl Harbor, Fireworks and Controversial Lincoln