1. Hollywood is often at its best when it’s making fun of itself, and few movies are funnier or more fun than Singin’ in the Rain, the broadly satirical musical comedy about the transition from silent movies to sound. Gene Kelly, who co-directed the film with Stanley Donen, stars as the stuntman turned matinee idol who falls in love with adorable Debbie Reynolds. He even gets to parody his own swashbuckling in MGM’s Technicolor Three Musketeers.
—- Lloyd Schwartz review: 60 Years Later, Still ‘Singin’ In The Rain’ : NPR) View in High-Res

    Hollywood is often at its best when it’s making fun of itself, and few movies are funnier or more fun than Singin’ in the Rain, the broadly satirical musical comedy about the transition from silent movies to sound. Gene Kelly, who co-directed the film with Stanley Donen, stars as the stuntman turned matinee idol who falls in love with adorable Debbie Reynolds. He even gets to parody his own swashbuckling in MGM’s Technicolor Three Musketeers.

    —- Lloyd Schwartz review: 60 Years Later, Still ‘Singin’ In The Rain’ : NPR)

  2. Lloyd Schwartz

    Singin' in the Rain