Singin' in the Rain

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  • Singin In The Rain

    paper I am going to focus on the movie Singin’ in the Rain and incorporate a quote from the reading stating “From the very beginning of Singin’ in the Rain, the technology responsible for sound reproduction—technology that is usually hidden—is displayed” (Reader, 182). The clip from the film I am going to discuss and analyze is the opening scene of a premiere for Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont. I am going to discuss everything leading up to their arrival. The scene starts off with a big shot of the red carpet premiere. It then cuts to a glimpse of a man and two young boys in what appears to be up in a tree next to a big speaker that is being used to amplify the voice of a lady who is commentating the premier. The camera then turns to this lady Dora Bailey as she starts welcome everybody to the event and introduce stars as they arrive. Starting from the opening image, we see a large fancy…

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  • Singin In The Rain History

    The iconic work of Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen, the directors of Singin’ in the Rain, has last for over 60 years. Produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) and released in April of 1952, Singin’ in the Rain showcases the talents of Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor, and Debbie Reynolds. This musical motion picture provides a comedic take on the transition that occurred in the 1920s when motion pictures switched from silent films to talking motion pictures. This transition was hard for some actors and…

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  • Singin In The Rain Analysis

    I’m going to start off by saying Singin’ in the Rain is hands down one of my favorite musicals and that my opinion of this film is probably highly biased. Singin’ in the Rain is a classic movie that has a great appeal and I think one way the film achieves greatness is through its effective use of color. It’s not an overly vibrant film but the use of bright colors throughout the film emphasizes the glamour of Hollywood, which is a large component of this film. The colors also add a dreamlike…

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  • Singin In The Rain Critique

    The musical Singin’ In The Rain was an enjoyable experience that had myself laughing and following along with the classical music hits. Being completely honest, I’m not a person who would go to a musical on my own freewill, plays just never had my interest. I remember as a kid, my best friend was into musical movies, so had to sit through Chicago and even Singin’ In The Rain and pretended to like them. However, viewing this musical in college with young students as the actors it seemed more…

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  • Analysis Of Singin In The Rain

    I will be discussing the aspects of development from a historical perspective of the film and television industry. To help achieve this I will be focusing on musical genre in Hollywood by analysing the following clip shown of ‘Singin’ in the rain: Good Morning’. This clip shows how the musical conforms by having general conventions of the genre and also shows the development of Hollywood musicals and it’s importance to genre in a particular time period. Musicals had become an essential to…

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  • What Is The Theme Of Singin In The Rain

    of a film course I would choose the film Singin’ in the Rain as an excellent and important film for my students to view. Singin’ in the Rain was produced in 1952 and was directed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen. The film is a musical set in the late 1920s when films begin to transfer from silent to sound. The film has amazing visual effects especially for its time, with bright colors, flashy costumes, extravagant stages, and wonderful lighting effects. The film contains an excellent variety of…

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  • Singing In The Rain Analysis

    Singin’ in the Rain (1952) directed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen is one of Hollywood’s most famous musicals. As a big fan of musicals, it’s surprising that I have never seen this infamous film. I had preconceived notions about what it would be like and I thought that I wouldn’t enjoy it. However, the movie was nothing like that I thought it would be and I enjoyed the “behind the scenes” style of film that the director used to show the transition between silent films to talkie. Due to this…

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  • Singin In The Rain Film Analysis

    Watching Singin’ in the Rain was interesting because it was the first musical I watched. Because of this, I watched La La Land. I liked the majority of the film, however, some portions were not intersting because they were repetitive and it led the scene to be boring. You should show it in classes in the future because it is an important part of history in the film world. Musicals were a huge deal at the time so it was helpful to learn and watch musicals such as this one. It was well directed,…

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  • Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange: Singin In The Rain

    name. The Orwellian, science-fiction film, catalogues the life and crimes of antagonist Alex Delarge; a young, violent and hedonistic deliquent with an enthusiastic appreciation for music, specifically German composer, Ludwig van Beethoven. Alex’s ‘droogs’, Dim, Georgie and Pete often accompany him on his escapades, delving into what Alex refers to as ‘lashings of ultra-violence’. The term ultra-violence, refers to exceptionally violent acts such as, assault, rape or murder; all of which…

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  • Singing In The Rain Satire

    Singing in the Rain is “backstage” musical filled with comedy, songs and romance that was released in 1951 but set in the late 1920’s. It was one of the last films to be produced during the profitable golden age of the studio system. The film employs the typical characteristics a Hollywood musical by relying on superstar names and contagious dance numbers. The movie incorporates an additional level of parody into its wistful plot that is centered on the disruptive shift from silent movies to…

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