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Holiday (1930)

Holiday is a 1930 American Pre-Code romantic comedy film which tells the story of a young man who is torn between his free-thinking lifestyle and the tradition of his wealthy fiancée's family.

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win. See more awards »
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Holiday is a 1930 American Pre-Code romantic comedy film which tells the story of a young man who is torn between his free-thinking lifestyle and the tradition of his wealthy fiancée's family.

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HOLIDAY with an extraordinary array of distinguished players. See more »

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(RCA Photophone System)

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1.20 : 1
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In the 1938 remake, Edward Everett Horton plays the same role (Nick Potter) as he does in this version. See more »

Quotes

Linda Seton: Do you realize life walked into this house today?
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Version of Holiday (1938) See more »

Soundtracks

That Naughty Waltz
Music by Sol P. Levy
Played on a cabinet-style music box as Linda and Johnny dance
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Ann Harding radiates in first film version of classic comedy.

Although this film is best known for its 1938 remake with Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn, this first talkie version is just as fine an adaptation of the classic comedy, but with the added distinction of the vibrant, natural and completely beguiling performance of Ann Harding as Linda (she earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress). Sadly, the film exists only as an archive print in D.C.'s Library of Congress.


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