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Singin' in the Rain Film Summary & Analysis

Stanley Donen
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Singin' in the Rain is one of the cheeriest, happiest films of the classic musical era. In the film, Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont are the two most famous Hollywood stars during the silent film era. Their premieres are the talk of the town, and Don gets mobbed if women see him on the street. This is exactly what happens one night when he jumps in the car with a stranger, Kathy Selden. The two have a hilarious conversation in which she refuses to give him the adoration he wants.

At an after-party, the head of Monumental Studios shows everyone a hilarious video of a man trying to convince him to buy into the idea of talking pictures. After another studio uses the technology and the public demands more, we watch the transition from silent films to 'talkies'.

Don and Kathy finally get together and...

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