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Singin' in the rain

Language and/or Subtitles: English
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Format: DVD 2012
Availability: Available at 6 Libraries 6 of 9 copies
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C.C. Mellor Memorial Library Audio Visual DVD Sin #4236
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Collection  Audio Visual
 
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Dormont Public Library Audio Visual DVD SING
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Collection  Audio Visual
 
Call Number  DVD SING
 
 
Moon Township Public Library Audiovisual DVD MUS SINGIN 6719
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Call Number  DVD MUS SINGIN 6719
 
 
North Versailles Public Library DVD NVDVD 3005
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Collection  DVD
 
Call Number  NVDVD 3005
 
 
Pleasant Hills Public Library Videos DVD Singin' In the Rain
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Collection  Videos
 
Call Number  DVD Singin' In the Rain
 
 
Robinson Library DVD DVD SINGIN
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Collection  DVD
 
Call Number  DVD SINGIN
 
 
 
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Musicals CHECKED OUT
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Mt. Lebanon Public Library Movies IN TRANSIT
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Sewickley Public Library AV - Classic Films CHECKED OUT
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Summary
Hollywood, 1927: the silent-film romantic team of Don Lockwood (Gene Kelly) and Lina Lamont (Jean Hagen) is the toast of Tinseltown. While Lockwood and Lamont personify smoldering passions onscreen, in real life the down-to-earth Lockwood can't stand the egotistical, brainless Lina. He prefers the company of aspiring actress Kathy Selden (Debbie Reynolds), whom he met while escaping his screaming fans. Watching these intrigues from the sidelines is Cosmo Brown (Donald O'Connor), Don's best pal and on-set pianist. Cosmo is promoted to musical director of Monumental Pictures by studio head R.F. Simpson (Millard Mitchell) 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 a blackboard. The disastrous preview of the team's first talkie has the audience howling with derisive laughter. On the strength of the plot alone, concocted by the matchless writing team of Betty Comden and Adolph Green, Singin' in the Rain is a delight. But with the addition of MGM's catalog of Arthur Freed-Nacio Herb Brown songs -- "You Were Meant for Me," "You Are My Lucky Star," "The Broadway Melody," and of course the title song -- the film becomes one of the greatest Hollywood musicals ever made. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi
Additional Information
Subjects Moton picture actors and actresses -- United States.
Sound motion pictures -- Drama.
Motion picture industry -- Drama.
Dancers -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Musical films.
Comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher Burbank, CA : [Atlanta, Georgia?] :2012
Edition Full screen.
Other Titles Singing in the rain
Contributors Green, Adolph, screenwriter.
Comden, Betty, screenwriter.
Kelly, Gene, 1912-1996, director, actor.
Donen, Stanley, director.
Freed, Arthur, 1894-1973, producer, lyricist.
O'Connor, Donald, 1925-2003, actor.
Reynolds, Debbie, actor.
Hagen, Jean, 1923-1977, actor.
Mitchell, Millard, 1900-1953, actor.
Charisse, Cyd, actor.
Brown, Nacio Herb, 1896-1964, composer.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, production company.
Warner Bros. Entertainment, publisher.
Turner Entertainment Co., publisher.
Warner Home Video (Firm), film distributor.
Participants/Performers Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen, Millard Mitchell, Cyd Charisse.
Other Contributors Lyrics, Arthur Freed ; music, Nacio Herb Brown.
Audience Rated G.
Language English
Portuguese
French
Spanish
In English, French, or Spanish; with optional French or Spanish subtitles; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Notes Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1952.
Special features: commentary by Debbie Reynolds, Donald O'Connor, Cyd Charisse, Kathleen Freeman, Stanley Donen, Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Baz Luhrmann and Rudy Behlmer; all-new Singin' in the rain: raining on a new generation documentary; song excerpts; outtake; stills gallery; theatrical trailer.
System Details DVD; dual-layer format; region 1; full screen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Awards National Film Registry selection, 1989.
Description 2 videodiscs (103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9780780693098
0780693094
9780780693081
0780693086
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