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Singin' in the Rain Film Summary & Analysis

Stanley Donen
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The Talkie Example

While we watch Singin' in the Rain, we see the transition from silent films in Hollywood to talking films. There was a time when no one, not even the greatest minds in the industry, could have imagined a talking picture. Thus, when the change came, only a few people saw it coming.

After the Don Lockwood/Lina Lamont premiere at the beginning of the film, R.F. throws a huge bash celebrating their success. In order to amuse the guests, R.F. has invited dancers, and he also has a very special clip to show. After everyone arrives, R.F. then presents his surprise.

The talkie example that the man has brought to R.F. makes everyone laugh. They don't believe it is real, and most of them think R.F. is doing the talking. When they realize the truth, they are not impressed; they simply...

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