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Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly

Singin' in the Rain

103' - 1952 - Comedy, Romance, Music/Musical - Dialogue: English
Director: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly Composer: Lennie Hayton With: Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds
Hollywood, 1927: the silent-film romantic team of Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont is the Toast of Tinseltown. While they personify smoldering passions on screen, in real life the down-to-earth Lockwood can't stand the egotistical, brainless Lina. He prefers the company of aspiring actress Kathy Selden whom he met while escaping his screaming fans. Watching these intrigues from the sidelines is Cosmo Brown, Don's best pal and on-set pianist. Cosmo is promoted to musical director of Monumental Pictures when the talking-picture revolution commences. That's all right for Cosmo, but how will talkies affect the upcoming Lockwood-Lamont vehicle "The Dueling Cavalier"? Don, an accomplished song-and-dance man, should have no trouble adapting to the microphone. Lina, however, is another matter: put as charitably as possible, she has a voice that sounds like fingernails on the blackboard…

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Credits

Director

Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly

Composer

Lennie Hayton

With

Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds

Scenario

Betty Comden, Adolph Green

Director of Photography

Harold Rosson

Editor

Adrienne Fazan

Producer

Arthur Freed

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

United States of America

Year

1952

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