One of a Few Non-Christmas Winter Set Films We Enjoy Close To Christmas…

Abbott & Costello in Hit The Ice from 1943. Got some great swing courtesy of Johnny Long and his orchestra and the vocal stylings of Ginny Simms. I especially love these two songs, “the slaphappy dance” which takes place during a rather comical ice skating scene & “happiness bound” which is sung on a sleigh ride at the end. It’s definitely not their best film, but still thoroughly enjoyed around the holidays.

Below is one of the best exchanges of dialogue. The criminals think A&C are gunmen, whereas A&C are photographers. Classic.

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8 thoughts on “One of a Few Non-Christmas Winter Set Films We Enjoy Close To Christmas…

  1. Yes they are. I grew up watching them as a kid on Sunday afternoon and became a super fan. I have some memoirbillia, all their films, a few radio shows, I met Lou’s daughter at a book signing for her book Lou’s on First.

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