Gene Kelley is “Singin’ In The Rain,” in this beloved classic musical. “Singin’ In The Rain” tells the story of one movie studio’s transition to talking films.
Don Lockwood (Gene Kelley) is a leading silent film star. While filming his latest movie, a rival studio releases the first talking picture and Don’s studio decides to convert his film into a talkie. However, the film’s lead actress, Lina Lamont (Jean Hagen), has a grating voice and cannot legally be replaced. Don and his producers decide to dub over Lina using Kelley Selden (Debbie Reynolds), an aspiring actress. The story is believable and enjoyable, and the actors create memorable characters.
“Singin’ In The Rain” features many classic songs. From the infectiously hopeful title track to the vocal gymnastics of “Moses Supposes,” the music is consistently delightful.
“Singin’ In The Rain” showcases it’s actors fancy footwork frequently. This film is often mentioned in “best movie dance sequences” lists, and one viewing will show you why.
“Singin’ In The Rain” is one of the greatest musicals of all time. If you haven’t seen it yet you owe it to yourself to find and watch this classic musical.