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Singin' in the Rain

by: Emma Morrissey

Singin' in the Rain CTCS 190

Emma Morrissey
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Introduction to Cinema
Drew Casper
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Cinema, IntroductionToCinema, SinginInTheRain




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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Emma Morrissey on Sunday August 28, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to CTCS 190 at University of Southern California taught by Drew Casper in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 62 views. For similar materials see Introduction to Cinema in Cinema And Media Studies at University of Southern California.

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Date Created: 08/28/16
● General information ○ MGM Production ○ Produced in 1952 ○ Producer: Arthur Freed ○ Director: Gene Kelly, Stanley Donen ○ Story/Screenplay: Adolph Green, Betty Comden ● Characters ○ Don Lockwood (Gene Kelly) ○ Cosmo Brown (Donald O’Connor) ○ Kathy Selden (Debbie Reynolds) ○ Lina Lamont (Jean Hagen) ○ R.F. Simpson (Millard Mitchell) ● Importance ○ Hollywood’s transition from silent movies to movies with sound ○ Filmed choreography by choreographing the camera as well as the dancers ○ “Dances were made cinematic” for more natural transitions between acting and dancing/singing ■ Visual design ■ Framing ■ Staging ■ Camerawork ■ Editing ■ Sound design ● Plot ○ Don Lockwood is a famous silent movie actor who began as a stunt man working odd jobs with his best friend, Cosmo Brown ○ Lina Lamont becomes interested in him only when he is famous ○ Don is not interested in Lina, but she thinks they are together ○ Lina has a voice that is equally as irritating as her incompetence, but she is beautiful ○ Don meets Kathy Selden when he jumps into her car to escape his fans ○ She is initially rude to him and is uninterested, but Don is not accustomed to rejection and becomes interested in Kathy ○ Don and Kathy run into each other again that night while Kathy is dancing at a party ○ Movies with sound are introduced ○ Lina is jealous of Don’s interest in Kathy, so she has her fired from her job. ○ Weeks go by and Don finally finds Kathy again on the set of a music video through which Kathy is recognized for her talents by Don’s boss and for her face by Don’s best friend, Cosmo ○ Cosmo brings Don to her and they slowly become friendly and romantic ○ Movies with sound are in high demand. Don’s studio struggles to produce one, then fails miserably at the premiere. Don fears for his career ○ Kathy and Cosmo help him find a solution: turn it into a musical ○ Kathy will sing and speak for Lina ○ All goes well, but Lina tries to take full credit for the performances. Threatens to sue the producer unless he removes Kathy’s name from the credits ○ Lina speaks in front of a crowd and gets caught in her act. No fans any more, Kathy gains credit for her talent


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