When did the Long, Long Trailer come out?
“The Long, Long Trailer” was made in 1953–during the height of the success of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz with “I Love Lucy”. Considering how popular the show was, it’s certainly not surprising they’d take the characters and transport them to the big screen, though here they’re called Nicky and Tacy.
Where did Tacy camp in the Long, Long Trailer?
Early in the trip, after being swamped by friendly trailer park neighbors their first night, Tacy decides to camp back in the woods the next night. But after turning on an old logging road, the trailer falls on its side into the mud during a rainstorm, which Nicky tries to level.
Where does the humor in the Long Long Trailer come from?
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.
Where was the opening scene of the long, long trailer filmed?
Opening scenes were shot on Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ‘s Stage 12, the same location at which Arnaz played his first film scene in Bataan, eleven years before. The dangerous mountain highway featured is Whitney Portal Road, which leads up to Mount Whitney in the Sierra Nevada mountains in California.
What kind of wine is in the Long, Long Trailer?
Film debut of Karl Lukas. See more » In the scene where Nicky and Tacy are having their dinner in their trailer in the rain, Tacy brings a bottle of Chianti (a dark red wine) to the table. You can clearly see the coloring through the bottle. When she pours the wine it has changed both in the bottle, and in the glasses to a white wine. See more »
How long is the song breezin’along with the breeze?
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.