Singing In the Rain (1952) HOME 
I ain't people. I am a shimmering, glowing star in the cinema firmament  -  Jean Hagen as Lina Lamont  
1 2 3 H  (Top 3 Musical Films) 

Debbie Reynolds did not know how to dance. Gene Kelly got her up to speed, she was 19, he 40.
The only time Cyd Charisee ever smoked in her life was for this dance sequence
♫ Moses he knowses his toeses aren't roses... ♫ ♪

  A sophisticated and imaginative story that could stand on its own without the musical segments, performed by a gifted cast at the top of their game


  Highly engaging musical numbers representative of the greatest ever filmed


  The Title song sequence when watched in context of what comes before sparks genuine movie magic.

        » Brent Chastain,   

Review Comments When First Released:

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Bosley Crowther, New York Times

Georges Sadoul, Dictionary of Films

Review Comments Contemporary:

Roger Ebert

James Berardinelli,

Danny Peary, Cult Movies
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