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Singin' in the Rain Film Summary & Analysis

Stanley Donen
This Study Guide consists of approximately 19 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Singin' in the Rain.
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Style and Cinematography

Singin' in the Rain is a delightfully funny and quaint production. Unlike many films of the area, this musical is never allowed to become too serious or drab. Instead, the directors choose to focus the audience's attention on the lighter side of life, and of Hollywood.

To enhance the lighthearted style of the film, each section is full of song and dance numbers that fit perfectly into the storyline. Cosmo's crazy dance to cheer up Don has delighted viewers for years as has Don's song and dance in the rain after he says goodnight to Kathy, and the trio's rendition of Good Mawnin' is sure to bring a smile to more than a few faces.

In addition, Singin' in the Rain chronicles the changes that took place in Hollywood during the time the studios moved from silent pictures to talking films. The transition...

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