Singin’ In The Rain


(out of 5)

The classic musical that has never aged a day.  plays a movie star during a time when silent films were switching over to synchronized sound. The effect on the careers of Hollywood luminaries at the time is the subject of this gorgeously shot, perfectly scored film, and a crisis arises when a gorgeous leading lady movie star () turns out to have a grating, awkward voice with a mawkish Brooklyn accent. Fearing her career will go down in flames, Kelly comes up with the idea to have adorable lass  dub her speaking voice. One unforgettable number after another is poured out, climaxing with the wonderful title piece that features Kelly dancing down a rain-soaked street (the rain was actually part water and part milk in order to show up better on screen).

USA, 1952

Directed by

Story and Screenplay by

Cinematography by 

Produced by

Music by

Production Design by ,

Costume Design by

Film Editing by

Academy Awards 1952

Golden Globe Awards 1952

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