October 5, 2012

’Singing in the Rain’: What a glorious feelin’

Pittsburgh native Gene Kelly is silent film star Don Lockwood, who isn’t exactly fond of his shallow leading lady, Lina Lamont (Jean Hagen), though their film studio tries its best to link them romantically as a way to draw cinemagoers. To complicate matters, the actors must make a rocky transition to “talkies.” When the filmmakers decide to dub over Lina’s singing parts, aspiring actress Kathy Selden is hired and enchants Don.

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