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Encyclopedia > Holiday (1938 film)

Holiday is a 1938 remake of the 1930 film of the same name—a romantic comedy which tells the story of a playboy who is torn between his free-thinking lifestyle and the tradition of his wealthy fiancée's family. The movie was adapted by Donald Ogden Stewart and Sidney Buchman from the play by Philip Barry. It was directed by George Cukor. 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... In film, a remake is a newer version of a previously released film or a newer version of the source (play, novel, story, etc. ... See also: 1929 in film 1930 1931 in film 1930s in film 1920s in film years in film film // Events Top grossing films The Indians Are Coming Madam Satan Der Blaue Engel Academy Awards Best Picture: All Quiet on the Western Front - Universal Studios Best Actress: Norma Shearer - The Divorcee... Donald Ogden Stewart (1894-1980) an American author and screenwriter, member of the Algonquin Round Table. ... Sidney Buchman (27 March 1902 – 23 August 1975) was a film writer and producer who worked on 38 films from the late 1920s to the early 1970s. ... Philip Barry (June 18, 1896 - 1949) was an American dramatist known for his comedies about manners. ... George Cukor George Cukor (July 7, 1899 – January 24, 1983) was an American film director. ...


The movie starred Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Doris Nolan, Lew Ayres and Edward Everett Horton (playing the same role he had played in the 1930 version). It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Art Direction. Katharine Hepburn Katharine Houghton Hepburn (May 12, 1907 – June 29, 2003) was an iconic star of American film, television and stage, widely recognized for her sharp wit, New England gentility and fierce independence. ... Cary Grant Archibald Alec Leach, known by his screen name Cary Grant, (January 18, 1904 - November 29, 1986), was a British actor who starred in films. ... publicity photo for Ayres Lew Ayres (December 28, 1908 – December 30, 1996) was an American actor. ... Edward Everett Horton (March 18, 1886 - September 29, 1970) was an American actor with a long career including motion pictures, theater, radio, television and voice work for animated cartoons. ... The Academy Awards are the oldest awards ceremony for achievements in motion pictures. ...


 
 

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