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 ...
"HOLIDAY" is one talking picture no civilized person can afford to miss. (Print Ad- Buffalo Courier-Express, ((Buffalo, NY)) 21 August 1930)
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Did You Know?
Made in the transition of fashion between 1929 and 1930. Look closely and you'll notice hemlines and waist lines on various women's costumes vary from the short skirted drop waist of the 20's to the high belted longer skirts of the 30's. 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