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1 What body part of Judy was always covered by her costumes and clothing in the movie?
Answer: neck

Judy was sister to Betty, together they did a song and dance act as the Haynes Sisters.
Vera-Ellen played the part of Judy. Because Vera-Ellen suffered from anorexia her body aged faster than she did, which made her neck look significantly older than she was, so they covered it up.
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2 What year was "White Christmas - the movie - released?
Answer: 1954

"White Christmas" the song was also featured in the successful Crosby/Astaire film "Holiday Inn" in 1942. The song was already the most successful song of all time in sales - this movie must have added to that success considerably.
3 Who portrayed Bob Wallace in 'White Christmas'?
Answer: Bing Crosby

He is perfect for the role.
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4 What year was this movie released in the US?
Answer: 1954

It was the leading box-office draw of that year.
5 What was missing when Bob, Judy, Betty, and Phil arrived in Vermont?
Answer: snow

There was no snow when they arrived in Vermont; there hadn't been since Thanksgiving. Wallace and Davis went ahead and scheduled a production for their General's lodge. Bob Wallace was played by Bing Crosby. Phil Davis was played by Danny Kaye.
6 Bing Crosby plays what character?
Answer: Bob Wallace

Bob Wallace is a successful entertainer before WWII, and after the war teams up with Phil Davis to form an even more successful double act. They meet when they are in the same platoon and put on shows to entertain the troops. Bing as ever is in fine voice - especially in "Count Your Blessings...".
7 What is the name of the club where Bob and Phil see Betty and Judy for the first time?
Answer: Novello's

The name is shown on a neon sign when Bob and Phil walk in, and when the girls perform. It is also mentioned by Bob before they leave the Florida Theater where the boys have just wrapped their show for the Christmas break.
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8 Who played one of the lead parts in the movie and also sold 30 million copies of his recording of the title song?
Answer: Bing Crosby

The most familiar version of 'White Christmas' is not the one Crosby recorded in 1942. Bing was called back to the studio in 1947 to re-record 'White Christmas' as a result of damage to the 1942 master due to its frequent use.
9 What show did Bob go on to invite the old military unit of General Waverly?
Answer: The Ed Harrison Show

He went to New York to get Betty to come back and he met with Ed to appear on his show. When Betty saw the show she realized she was wrong in her assumptions of Bob.
10 Danny Kaye plays who?
Answer: Phil Davis

Phil Davis is a private in the Army at the start of the film and emotionally blackmails Wallace into forming a partnership with him. Danny Kaye is on top form, but gets to be slightly less manic than in many of his other roles.
11 What is the name of the tv show host in the film?
Answer: Ed Harrison

A spoof of Ed Sullivan.
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12 In which movie did the song 'White Christmas' first appear?
Answer: Holiday Inn

13 Who was the busybody housekeeper that worked for General Waverly?
Answer: Emma

Emma was played by Mary Wickes. Emma would constantly listen in on conversations over the phone. She also read other people's mail by steaming it. Susan was General Waverly's granddaughter, she was played by Anne Whitfield. General Waverly was played by Dean Jagger.
14 Betty and Judy are played by who?
Answer: Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen

Rosemary Clooney had the perfect voice but was (even by her own admission) not very gifted in the dance department. Vera Ellen was the perfect dancer (with even more perfect legs!) but couldn't sing. In Rosemary's own words "They could dub Vera's voice but they couldn't dub my dancing".
15 What is the name of the resort that Bob, Phil, Betty, and Judy stay at?
Answer: Columbia Inn

They stay at the Columbia Inn in Pine Tree, Vermont. "Holiday Inn" was the movie in which Crosby introduced the song "White Christmas", some years earlier.
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16 The actress who played the part of Betty has a famous nephew. What is his name?
Answer: George Clooney

Rosemary Clooney appeared on an episode on 'ER' when her nephew was still part of the cast. He also lived with her when he first moved to L.A.
17 When was the premier of the production they were putting on at the lodge?
Answer: Christmas Eve

Bob told Ed this on the telephone. They filled the entire lodge full of guests and cast members. The production was for Christmas and to honor General Waverly.
18 How are Judy and Betty related?
Answer: sisters

Hence them singing the song "Sisters". "Lord help the mister who comes between me and my sister, and Lord help the sister who comes between me and my man". There's a warning for you!
19 What state is the resort in?
Answer: Vermont

Bob and Phil are supposed to go to New York to talk to Ed Harrison, but Phil convinces Bob to go to Vermont to be with the girls.
Question Reference: Quiz: White Christmas.
20 In the movie, what is the name of Bob and Phil's musical team?
Answer: Wallace and Davis

They used their last names as the title of their act.
21 Who directed "White Christmas"?
Answer: Michael Curtiz

He also directed "Casablanca", "Angels with Dirty Faces" and "Captain Blood".
22 Who portrayed General Waverly?
Answer: Dean Jagger

He is wonderful in this role.
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23 Where do Bob and Phil go to see Betty and Judy perform their act for the first time?
Answer: Miami

24 Phil wanted Bob to get married and have nine children and spend at least five minutes a day with each one. Why did Phil want this 45 minutes to himself?
Answer: He wanted a massage.

If Bob were married, Phil would be able to have some time to himself. He would not have to worry about Bob so much.
25 Which studio released "White Christmas"?
Answer: Paramount

The film was produced by Robert Emmett Dolan.