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Singin' in the Rain
Singin' in the Rain is more than just a light-hearted showcase for the singing and dancing talents of Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, and Debbie Reynolds. It's probably one of the greatest musical films of all time. Set in Hollywood at the dawn of the "talking picture," it features Kelly as a silent-film star faced with the challenge of converting his latest movie to sound. Who can forget Kelly's rendition of the title song as he dances down a deserted, rainswept street? "I'm singin' and dancin' in the rain...."