Christmas Holiday (1944)
Average Rating: 7.3/10
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Release Date: Jun 7, 1944 Wide
Average Rating: 3.5/5
User Ratings: 491
Don't be fooled by the title. Christmas Holiday is a far, far cry from It's a Wonderful Life. Told in flashback, the story begins as Jackie (Deanna Durbin), marries Southern aristocrat Robert Monette (Gene Kelly). Unfortunately, Robert has inherited his family's streak of violence and instability and soon drags Jackie into a life of misery. When her husband commits murder, Jackie is compelled by Robert's equally degenerate mother (Gale Sondergaard) to cover up the crime. When Robert is arrested,
Jun 7, 1944 Wide
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Stylishly directed by Robert Siodmak, this film noir is uncharacteristic fare for both Deanna Durbin and Gene Kelly.
A sharp departure into salacious territory for sugar-and-spice star Deanna Durbin
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