Sunday, December 12, 2010

Something Mad About the Joy

Her holiday's filled with unease
It's chilled by his mental disease
Gene Kelly don't tap,
prefers shooting crap
or bringing his girl to her knees

David Cairns

Gene Kelly and Deanna Durbin spend a sinister Christmas Holiday (1944), director Robert Siodmak's noir take on a story by Somerset Maugham. For more winter chills, be sure to visit David Cairn's film blog, Shadowplay.

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