|Holiday 1938 N/R, 94 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: George Cukor
Cast: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Doris Nolan, Lew Ayres, Edward Everett Horton, Henry Kolker, Binnie Barnes, Jean Dixon, Henry Daniell, Ann Doran, Bess Flowers, Neil Fitzgerald, Matt McHugh, Lillian West, Hilda Plowright
Adapted from Phillip Barry's Broadway play, this is the second film rendition about the young couple, Julia (Doris Nolan) and Johnny (Cary Grant), who are mismatched in plans for the future. Johnny is being coerced into joining Julia's father's business firm. All is not lost because Julia's sister Linda (Katharine Hepburn) loves Johnny for who he really is, and everyone lives happily ever after.
|Holiday 1930 N/R, 85 min.|
Director: Edward H. Griffith
Cast: Ann Harding, Robert Ames, Mary Astor, Edward Everett Horton, Hedda Hopper, William(2) Holden, Monroe Owsley, Creighton Hale, Mary Forbes, Elizabeth Forrester, Mabel Forrest, Hallam Cooley
This is a film adaptation of Phillip Barry's play about John Case (Robert Ames) who is being coerced into changing his carefree life to join the business firm of his fiancee Julia's (Mary Astor) father. All ends well when Julia's sister Linda (Ann Harding) sees things for what they are, falls in love with John, and saves the day. Harding was nominated for an Oscar. Remade in 1938.
|The Holiday 2006 PG-13, 138 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Nancy Meyers
Cast: Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet, Jude Law, Jack Black, Eli Wallach, Edward Burns, Rufus Sewell, Miffy Englefield, Emma Pritchard, Sarah Parish, Shannyn Sossamon, Bill Macy, Shelley Berman, Kathryn Hahn, John Krasinski
While on an online search for a getaway, British wedding correspondent Iris Simkins (Kate Winslet) and Los Angeles movie trailer editor Amanda Woods (Cameron Diaz) discover each other and trade houses for the holidays. Amanda's life picks up when Iris' brother, Graham (Jude Law), appears on her doorstep. Meanwhile, Iris begins a relationship with sound-track editor Miles (Jack Black) and befriends screenwriter Arthur Abbott (Eli Wallach). These events are destined to change the lives of both Iris and Amanda.
|Oscar: Best Director for My Fair Lady (1964)|
|Oscars: Best Actress for Morning Glory (1933), Best Actress for Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967), Best Actress for The Lion in Winter (1968), Best Actress for On Golden Pond (1981)|
|Oscar: Best Supporting Actress for The Great Lie (1941)|
|The Holiday (2006)|
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