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Singin' in the rain

Language and/or Subtitles: English
Format: DVD 2012
Availability: Available at 7 Libraries 7 of 9 copies
Available (7)
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C.C. Mellor Memorial Library Audio Visual DVD Sin #4236
Location  C.C. Mellor Memorial Library
Collection  Audio Visual
Call Number  DVD Sin #4236
CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Musicals DVD Singin'
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Musicals
Call Number  DVD Singin'
Dormont Public Library Audio Visual DVD SING
Location  Dormont Public Library
Collection  Audio Visual
Call Number  DVD SING
Mt. Lebanon Public Library Movies DVD SINGIN
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
Collection  Movies
Call Number  DVD SINGIN
North Versailles Public Library DVD NVDVD 3005
Location  North Versailles Public Library
Collection  DVD
Call Number  NVDVD 3005
Pleasant Hills Public Library Videos DVD Singin' In the Rain
Location  Pleasant Hills Public Library
Collection  Videos
Call Number  DVD Singin' In the Rain
Robinson Library DVD DVD SINGIN
Location  Robinson Library
Collection  DVD
Call Number  DVD SINGIN
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Moon Township Public Library Audiovisual CHECKED OUT
Location  Moon Township Public Library
Collection  Audiovisual
Sewickley Public Library AV - DVDs CHECKED OUT
Location  Sewickley Public Library
Collection  AV - DVDs
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
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
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