Singin' in the Rain

We're looking at one of the ultimate movie musicals this week: Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen's 1952 classic Singin' in the Rain, starring Kelly with relative newcomer Debbie Reynolds. 
Join in as we discuss the MGM Freed musical unit, evolving ideas of celebrity, seeing silent film in color, and a dizzingly rapid declaration of love. 
Plus: Why was Donald O'Connor hospitalized during production? Where is Lena's accent supposed to be from? How should comedies fit into the AFI list rankings? And is The Lizzie McGuire Movie the modern-day Singin' in the Rain? 
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Next week: Steel Magnolias (1989)


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