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DVD PN 1997 S56 2002 (HEU)


Singin' in the rain

Main Title: Singin' in the rain / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Loew's Incorporated ; story and screen play by Adolph Green and Betty Comden ; produced by Arthur Freed ; directed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen.

Notes: Suggested by the song 'Singin' in the rain'. Originally produced as a motion picture in 1952. Also issued as part of the box set: Gene Kelly collection. Special features: Disc 1. Commentary by Debbie Reynolds, Donald O'Connor, Cyd Charisse, Kathleen Freeman, co-director Stanley Donen, screenwriters Betty Comden and Adolph Green, filmmaker Baz Luhrmann and historian Rudy Behlmer; "Reel sound" talkies film history; "Singin' inspirations" plays film with additional hidden footage; Theatrical trailer; Awards; Cast & crew filmographies. Disc 2. "Musicals great musicals" documentary; "What a glorious feeling" documentary; "Excerpts from features where the songs originated" Arthur Freed/Nacio Herb Brown original songs excerpted from films; "You are my lucky star" outtake; Gallery; Scoring stage sessions

Cast: Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen, Millard Mitchell, Cyd Charisse, Douglas Fowley, Rita Moreno

Credits: Lyrics by Arthur Freed ; music by Nacio Herb Brown ; musical direction, Lennie Hayton ; musical numbers staged and directed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen ; director of photography, Harold Rosson ; art directors, Cedric Gibbons and Randall Duell ; film editor, Adrienne Fazan ; recording supervisor, Douglas Shearer ; orchestrations by Conrad Salinger, Wally Heglin and Skip Martin ; vocal arrangements by Jeff Alexander ; set decorations, Edwin B. Willis, Jacque Mapes ; special effects, Warren Newcombe, Irving G. Ries ; costumes designed by Walter Plunkett

Awards: Named to the National Film Registry in 1989 by Library of Congress

Target Audience: MPAA rating: G

Summary: Silent movies are giving way to talking pictures, and a hoofer-turned-matinee idol is caught in that bumpy transition, as well as his buddy, prospective ladylove, and shrewish co-star

Subject: Dancers -- Drama.
Subject: Love--Drama.
Subject: Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Drama.
Videorecording DVD 103 mins.
1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
©2002, , Warner Home Video , Burbank, Calif.
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