After a whirlwind ten day courtship following their meeting while on respective vacations in Lake Placid, socialite Julia Seton and Johnny Case, a happy-go-lucky white collar working stiff with some business acumen, decide to get married immediately. It isn't until Julia needs to tell her Manhattan-based family - widowed father Edward Seton, brother Ned Seton and sister Linda Seton - of their engagement that Johnny learns of Julia's upper crust status. Edward is able to check out Johnny's background before giving his approval, he hoping Johnny is like his own father who was self-made. However, free-spirited Linda sees in Johnny the boost of joie de vivre the Seton family desperately needs. Despite being happy for Julia and her approval of Johnny as a prospective member of the family, Linda laments losing in Julia one of her comrades in arms in the battle against the conservative repression within the Seton family, led by their father, and their cousins Seton and Laura Cram. What ...
Youth, flaming, joyous, exuberant, determined to LIVE! And on the other hand money, wealth, selfishness, greed, intolerance! An Amazing story! (Print Ad- Sarasota Herald, ((Sarasota, Fla.)) 3 September 1930)
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Did You Know?
The Broadway production of "Holiday" by Philip Barry
opened at the Plymouth Theatre on November 26, 1928 and ran for 229 performances. See more
When Julia goes to the window to look for her father, she says, "Here's father," THEN moves the curtains aside and looks out the window. See more
Do you realize life walked into this house today?
Version of Holiday
That Naughty Waltz
Music by Sol P. Levy
Played on a cabinet-style music box as Linda and Johnny dance See more