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Uniform Title Singin' in the rain (Motion picture)
Title Singin' in the rain [videorecording] / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Loew's Incorporated ; story and screen play by Adolph Green and Betty Comden ; produced by Arthur Freed ; directed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen.

Imprint Burbank, Calif. : Warner Home Video, [2002]


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Edition 2-disc special ed.
Description 2 videodiscs (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Suggested by the song 'Singin' in the rain'.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1952.
Special features: Disc 1. Commentary by Debbie Reynolds, Donald O'Connor, Cyd Charisse, Kathleen Freeman, co-director Stanley Donen, screenwriters Betty Comden and Adolph Green, filmmaker Baz Luhrmann and historian Rudy Behlmer; "Reel sound" talkies film history; "Singin' inspirations" plays film with additional hidden footage; Theatrical trailer; Awards; Cast & crew filmographies. Disc 2. "Musicals great musicals" documentary; "What a glorious feeling" documentary; "Excerpts from features where the songs originated" Arthur Freed/Nacio Herb Brown original songs excerpted from films; "You are my lucky star" outtake; Gallery; Scoring stage sessions.
Contents Disc 1. Singin' in the rain -- Disc 2. Musicals great musicals : the Arthur Freed unit at MGM / a production of Alternate Current ... [et al.] in association with BBC Television, La Sept Arte ; directed by David Thompson ; produced by Margaret Smilow ; director of photography, Bill Megalos ; edited by Kate Hirson ; What a glorious feeling : the making of Singin' in the rain / Turner Entertainment Co. and Warner Home Video ; hosted by Debbie Reynolds ; written, produced and directed by Peter Fitzgerald.
Credits Lyrics by Arthur Freed ; music by Nacio Herb Brown ; musical direction, Lennie Hayton ; musical numbers staged and directed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen ; director of photography, Harold Rosson ; art directors, Cedric Gibbons and Randall Duell ; film editor, Adrienne Fazan ; recording supervisor, Douglas Shearer ; orchestrations by Conrad Salinger, Wally Heglin and Skip Martin ; vocal arrangements by Jeff Alexander ; set decorations, Edwin B. Willis, Jacque Mapes ; special effects, Warren Newcombe, Irving G. Ries ; costumes designed by Walter Plunkett.
Cast Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen, Millard Mitchell, Cyd Charisse, Douglas Fowley, Rita Moreno.
Summary Silent movies are giving way to talking pictures, and a hoofer-turned-matinee idol is caught in that bumpy transition, as well as his buddy, prospective ladylove, and shrewish co-star.
Audience MPAA rating: G.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language English or dubbed French dialogue, optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Subject Dancers -- Drama.
Motion picture actors and actresses -- Drama.
Sound motion pictures -- Drama.
Bailarines -- Teatro.
Genre/Form Musical films
Comedy films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Kelly, Gene, 1912-1996. Choreographer. Director. Actor.
Donen, Stanley. Choreographer. Director.
Green, Adolph. Screenwriter.
Comden, Betty. Screenwriter.
Freed, Arthur, 1894-1973. Lyricist. Producer.
O'Connor, Donald, 1925-2003. Actor.
Reynolds, Debbie. Actor.
Hagen, Jean, 1924-1977. Actor.
Mitchell, Millard, 1900-1953. Actor.
Charisse, Cyd. Actor.
Fowley, Douglas, 1911-1998. Actor.
Moreno, Rita. Actor.
Brown, Nacio Herb, 1896-1964. Composer.
Hayton, Lennie, 1908-1971. Musical director.
Rosson, Harold, 1895-1988. Cinematographer.
Gibbons, Cedric, 1895-1960. Artistic director.
Duell, Randall. Artistic director.
Fazan, Adrienne. Film editor.
Shearer, Douglas, 1899-1971. Sound designer.
Salinger, Conrad. Composer.
Heglin, Wally, 1904-1972. Composer.
Martin, Skip. Composer.
Alexander, Jeff. Arranger.
Willis, Edwin B. Set designer.
Mapes, Jacque. Set designer.
Newcombe, Warren. Production personnel.
Ries, Irving G., 1890-1963. Production personnel.
Plunkett, Walter, 1902-1982. Costume designer.
Freeman, Kathleen, 1919-2001. Commentator.
Luhrmann, Baz. Commentator.
Behlmer, Rudy. Commentator.
Loew's Incorporated.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Turner Entertainment Co.
Added Title Singing in the rain
Musicals great musicals, the Arthur Freed unit at MGM.
What a glorious feeling, the making of Singin' in the rain.
ISBN 0790765195
0790772876 (set)
9780790772875 (set)
Standard No. 012569562127
085392666027 set
Music No. 65621 Warner Home Video
26660 Warner Home Video (set)

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