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Bing Crosby

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Bing as Father O'Malley, the character he first played in 1944's GOING MY WAY and reprised in the follow-up film THE BELLS OF SAINT MARY'S (1945) with Ingrid Bergman, Rhys Williams and Henry Travers. Crosby was nominated for Best Actor Oscars for both films (He won in 1944 and GOING MY WAY was named Best Picture of the year.) making him the first actor in Academy history ever to have been nominated twice for playing the same character. 

 

A still from Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS (1954), a holiday classic with Vera-Ellen, Danny Kaye, and Rosemary Clooney. Incidentally it is often mis-stated that Bing sang the song he made famous, "White Christmas," for the first time in this film. However, the film in which the song was first featured was actually HOLIDAY INN (1942) in which Bing co-starred with Fred Astaire. See the Lyrics to White Christmas.

Click hereA clip of Bing singing "White Christmas" (an .AU file courtesy Rhino Records).

Singing "True Love" with Grace Kelly in HIGH SOCIETY (1956).

More Bing Links:

Bing Fan Clubs:

  • Club Crosby (Official Bing Crosby Club)
    Mark Scrimger, President
    Wayne Martin, Vice President
    435 S. Holmes Avenue
    Kirkwood, MO 63122-6311 USA
    ClubCrosy@aol.com
     
  • International Crosby Circle (Official)
    F.B. Wiggins, American Representative
    5608 North 34th Street
    Arlington, VA 22207 USA

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