Singin' in the Rain
- 1h 42min
- Directed by: Gene Kelly, Stanley Donen
- Written by: Betty Comden, Adolph Green
- Cast: Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen, Millard Mitchell
Hollywood undergoes the transition from the silent era to the talkies and reputations rise and fall. Absolutely wonderful musical entertainment, with the slickest of snappy dialogue, enduringly catchy numbers, a cast of genuine charisma, and an engaging picture of the industry in transition into the bargain. Quite splendid.
Reviews & features
Glasgow Film Festival: Why I love Gene Kelly3 Feb 2012
Miles Fielder makes a song and dance about the charismatic movie star
For a film lover who hates musicals (this writer), the GFF’s Gene Kelly retrospective ought to be a hard sell. Telling stories through song and dance, Kelly’s forte (the latter of which endeavours earned him a special Oscar in 1951), is anathema to this…
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