Film Analysis Of Singin In The Rain

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Singin’ in the Rain, directed by both Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly, is a 1952 film, which combines comedy and romance with a musical background. Produced in 1952, this film essentially took place in 1927 in Hollywood, California. Additionally, the main focus of this film is emphasized on the glamorous on-screen relationship between Don Lockwood played by Gene Kelly, and his costar Lina Lamont, who was played by Jean Hagen. In addition, their counterparts Cosmo Brown, played by Donald O’ Connor, and Kathy Selden, played by Debbie Reynolds contribute tremendously to the film as well. Nevertheless, Singin’ in the Rain is not only an upbeat musical, but a complex satire filled with dramatic irony as well. Still a classic today, Singin’ in the…show more content…
He suggested Don’s girlfriend and ambitious actress, Kathy, dub her singing voice behind the scenes, and lip-sync for Lina. Subsequently, at the later portion of the film, Don, Cosmo, and R.F, the men behind the curtain, chose to reveal the truth about dubbing Lina’s voice. One of the many reasons Lina deserved this public humiliating outcome were due to her envy towards Don and Kathy. Another reason was a direct consequence of her going to R.F. with the thought of suing Monumental Pictures. She ordered that unless he allowed Kathy to continue using her voice unaccredited, she would file a lawsuit. Unfortunately for R.F., he had to agree to her demands and oblige by her written contact. Consequently, pulling up the curtain, Lina’s lip-syncing revealed the true beauty of the beast, and credit was given where it was due, to Kathy. Embarrassed by the truth being revealed, both Lina and Kathy ran away from the stage. However, Don proudly announced to the audience that Kathy was “the real star of the film”. The film came to an end, later, with Kathy and Don happily kissing in front of their new billboard for the new musical film, Singin ' in the
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