Singing in the Rain (1952) Season 06 Episode 27

Pretty Hypocritical, Upbeat the Artist, My Favorite, Cosmo’s Better, these are the words we are using to describe this weeks pick. Welcome to episode twenty-seven of season 6 of Flicks XRayed, this week we are dancing in the talkies and are reviewing Singing in the Rain. Host, Triple Threat Tony is joined by co- host A Cab Sarah and guests Came by way of Australia Phil, and Short person with a long face Katie. This week we play a game of Release Year of Movie Musicals, The Price is Right and The Flicks Awesome Lodge Word Game for the coveted pretty princess crown. So tune in as we discuss at length about Character Relationships, Gene Kelly, Dancing and Singing, and sooo much more.

Our Ratings

Short person with a long face Katie 4

Came by way of Australia Phil 3

A Cab Sarah 4.5

Triple Threat Tony 4.5

14/20   70%

Synopsis and Starring

Synopsis:  When the transition is being made from silent films to `talkies’, everyone has trouble adapting. Don and Lina have been cast repeatedly as a romantic couple, but when their latest film is remade into a musical, only Don has the voice for the new singing part. After a lot of practise with a diction coach, Lina still sounds terrible, and Kathy, a bright young aspiring actress, is hired to record over her voice.

Directed by Stanley Donen & Gene Kelly

Starring
Gene Kelly as Don Lockwood
Donald O’Connor as Cosmo Brown
Debbie Reynolds as Kathy Selden
Jean Hagen as Lina Lamont

Game 1

Release Year for Movie Musicals

Singing in the Rain.……….1952

  1. Grease.……….1978
  1. Mama Mia!.……….2008
  1. La La Land……….2016
  1. The Wizard of Oz.……….1939
  1. The Greatest Showman.……….2017
  1. All That Jazz……….1979
  1. West Side Story……….1961
  1. The Sound of Music.……….1965
  1. My Fair Lady……….1964
  2. Chicago……….2002
  3. The Phantom of the Opera.……….2004

Game 2

The Figures

Budget $2,540,800 (estimated)
Domestic: (2012 Re-release)$1,608,925
Foreign: (2019 Re-release Australia, spain & UK)$32,925
Bonus 1: Opening Weekend Theaters ($194,308
Rotten Tomatoes Ratings
Critic Ratings:
Audience Ratings:

100%
95%
IMDB Rating:83% (8.3)

Game 3

The Awesome Lodge Word Game

Top Movies of the 1950’s – Katie

  1. The African Queen
  2. High Noon
  3. War of the Worlds
  4. Dial M for Murder
  5. The Seven Year Itch
  6. Forbidden Planet
  7. 12 Angry Men
  8. Vertigo
  9. Creature from the Black Lagoon
  10. Cinderella

Movies about Weather – Phil

  1. Twister
  2. A Perfect Storm
  3. Sunshine
  4. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
  5. Whiteout
  6. The Fog
  7. The Weatherman
  8. Snow Day
  9. The Mist
  10. Sharknado

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