Irving Berlin (1888 - 1989) Composer. Coming from very humble beginnings, he penned some of the greatest and most memorable songs in American history. From "Alexander's Ragtime Band" to "God Bless America" to "White Christmas," he left a legacy of music.
"White Christmas" movie clip - YouTube. "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". When it came out, I was 7yr old. My Aunts Eva & Ella May took me to the movie - my first.