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The Long, Long Trailer (1954)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance | 19 February 1954 (USA)
Nicky and Tacy are going to be married. Nicky wants to save up money for a house, but Tacy dreams of starting off with their own home on wheels--a trailer.

Director:

Vincente Minnelli

Writers:

Albert Hackett (screenplay), Clinton Twiss (novel) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Lucille Ball ... Tacy Collini
Desi Arnaz ... Nicholas Carlos Collini
Marjorie Main ... Mrs. Hittaway
Keenan Wynn ... Policeman
Gladys Hurlbut ... Mrs. Bolton
Moroni Olsen ... Mr. Tewitt
Bert Freed ... Foreman
Madge Blake ... Aunt Anastacia
Walter Baldwin ... Uncle Edgar
Oliver Blake ... Mr. Judlow
Perry Sheehan Perry Sheehan ... Bridesmaid
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Storyline

Nicky and Tacy are going to be married. Nicky wants to save up money for a house, but Tacy dreams of starting off with their own home on wheels--a trailer. After the two are hitched, they hitch up their trailer and begin their honeymoon. The humor comes from several disastrous adventures the couple has while traveling including Tacy's awkward attempt to cook dinner in a moving trailer, and a cliffhanging ride through the mountains that nearly destroys their marriage. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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Comedy | Romance

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Trivia

This was the first film of a multi-picture deal Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz signed with M-G-M when I Love Lucy (1951) was America's #1 rated TV show. When their second vehicle Forever, Darling (1956) turned out to be a box office and critical disaster, the rest of the contract remained unfulfilled. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Nicky gives Uncle Edgar (Walter Baldwin) back the anniversary present, her uncle calls him "Ricky" and not "Nicky." See more »

Quotes

Tacy Collini: [as they are packing up the trailer for the honeymoon] Honey, I told you to put your clothes in the hall closet!
Nicholas Carlos Collini: [in a heavy accent] Well, the hall closet is full of your things.
[sounds like "thins"]
Tacy Collini: Oh. Oh, well, put your thins there temporarily. Now come on.
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Crazy Credits

The following acknowledgment appears in the end credits: "We are deeply grateful to the Department of the Interior, National Park Service, for permission to photograph scenes in Yosemite National Park". See more »

Alternate Versions

Preview version ran 103 minutes, and included different orchestration to the song "Breezin' Along With the Breeze," as well as an additional scene with Marjorie Main. The original music orchestration has since been included on a music compilation CD, and the advertising trailer includes a tiny portion of the deleted Marjorie Main scene. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in The Mothers-In-Law: The Long, Long Weekend (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

Breezin' Along With the Breeze
Written by Haven Gillespie, Seymour Simons and Richard A. Whiting
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The Best of the Best!!
27 September 2004 | by seventomanySee all my reviews

This movie really needs to come out on DVD and sooooon!!!! it is one of the best funny movies out there. I have been seeing lucy movies and shows since i was a yourg boy. I love the classics, you did not need special effects for it to be a good movie. Don't get me wrong i love the new ones but the classics rule!! so i hope the Long,long Trailer comes out on DVD soon for everyone to enjoy. Those movies from yesteryear will always be king of movies. the stars can be compared with a lot of today starts if you look carefully at movie stars today. Kevin costner is our steve mc queen and so on. funny how life is reborn in different ways. Just need to look closer when we have our eyes open! thank you to who ever may care to be reading this.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

19 February 1954 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Sonora, California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

Color (Anscocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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