Singin’ In The Rain is one of my favorite musicals. I believe it is very well acted and will always remain a very popular film. Singin’ In the Rain contains three of my favorite actors in Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor and Debbie Reynolds. A little known fact is that the last shot of the “Good Morning” number in Singin’ In The Rain, with Don, Kathy and Cosmo falling over the couch, took forty takes to film.
Singin’ In The Rain is a movie about Don Lockwood (Kelly)who is a popular silent film star with humble roots as a singer, dancer and stuntman. Don barely tolerates his vain, shallow leading lady, Lina Lamont (Hagen), though their studio, Monumental Pictures, links them romantically to increase their popularity. Lina herself is convinced they are in love, despite Don’s protestations otherwise.
At the première of his newest film, The Royal Rascal, Don tells the gathered crowd an exa...More