White Christmas is a 1954 American musical film directed by Michael Curtiz & starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Vera-Ellen, & Rosemary Clooney. Filmed in Technicolor, White Christmas features the songs of Irving Berlin, including the title song, "White Christmas". Produced & distributed by Paramount Pictures, the film is notable for being the first to be released in VistaVision, a wide-screen process developed by Paramount that entailed using twice the surface area of standard 35mm film.
Though many tie the song "White Christmas" to the movie, the song was first performed by Bing Crosby 13 years earlier, on the radio show The Kraft Music Hall . | 15 Things You Didn't Know About "White Christmas"