Monthly Archives: April 2006

Holiday (1938)

Know Jette for any length of time, and you will eventually learn about Holiday, a 1938 movie starring Cary Grant and Katherine Hepburn.

Until recently, Holiday was unavailable in the United States in any home video format. An annual summer film series at the Paramount would often schedule a screening of the film, and it would appear on Turner Movie Classics from time to time.

Then in February 2006, Columbia Pictures released The Cary Grant Collection, a DVD boxed set which includes Holiday. Jette was very happy.

I don’t know if anyone has ever gotten curious about Cocco after I’ve written about her a million times on my various sites, but namedrop something enough times, someone just might investigate it.

And so I was at the video store renting Loggerheads when I saw Holiday on the shelf. I figured I’d check it out.

Jette is right — Holiday is a really good film.

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