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The Resource Singin' in the Rain, 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

Singin' in the Rain, 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

Label
Singin' in the Rain
Title
Singin' in the Rain
Statement of responsibility
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
Title variation
Singing in the rain
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Artistic director
Arranger
Screenwriter
Choreographer
Commentator
Composer
Cinematographer
Costume designer
Director
Film editor
Lyricist
Musical director
Production personnel
Producer
Sound designer
Set designer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
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
Related
Awards note
Named to the National Film Registry in 1989 by Library of Congress.
Cataloging source
MHB
Characteristic
  • chart
  • videorecording
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Singin' in the rain (Motion picture)
Credits note
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
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: G
Language note
In English or dubbed French with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.S513 2002
PerformerNote
Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen, Millard Mitchell, Cyd Charisse, Douglas Fowley, Rita Moreno
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1912-1996
  • 1894-1973
  • 1925-2003
  • 1923-1977
  • 1900-1953
  • 1911-1998
  • 1896-1964
  • 1908-1971
  • 1895-1988
  • 1895-1960
  • 1899-1971
  • 1904-1972
  • 1890-1963
  • 1902-1982
  • 1919-2001
  • 1926-2019
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kelly, Gene
  • Donen, Stanley
  • Green, Adolph
  • Comden, Betty
  • Freed, Arthur
  • O'Connor, Donald
  • Reynolds, Debbie
  • Hagen, Jean
  • Mitchell, Millard
  • Charisse, Cyd
  • Fowley, Douglas
  • Moreno, Rita
  • Brown, Nacio Herb
  • Hayton, Lennie
  • Rosson, Harold
  • Gibbons, Cedric
  • Duell, Randall
  • Fazan, Adrienne
  • Shearer, Douglas
  • Salinger, Conrad
  • Heglin, Wally
  • Martin, Skip
  • Alexander, Jeff
  • Willis, Edwin B
  • Mapes, Jacque
  • Newcombe, Warren
  • Ries, Irving G.
  • Plunkett, Walter
  • Freeman, Kathleen
  • Luhrmann, Baz
  • Behlmer, Rudy
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Loew's Incorporated
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
  • Turner Entertainment Co
Runtime
103
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  • Dancers
  • Love
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
  • Sound motion pictures
  • Actors and actresses
  • Bailarines
  • Dancers
  • Love
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
  • Sound motion pictures
  • United States
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Singin' in the Rain, 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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Suggested by the song 'Singin' in the rain'
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1952
  • Also issued as part of the box set: Gene Kelly collection
  • 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Singin' in the rain -- Disc 2. Musicals great musicals : the Arthur Freed unit at MGM / a production of Alternate Current [and others] 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
Control code
ocm50762793
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed., standard version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (103 min.)
Isbn
9780790765198
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 012569562127
  • 085392666027
  • 7321921656217
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 65621
  • 26660
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)50762793
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen presentation preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition; Dolby digital surround 5.1; dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Singin' in the Rain, 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
Publication
Note
  • Suggested by the song 'Singin' in the rain'
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1952
  • Also issued as part of the box set: Gene Kelly collection
  • 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Singin' in the rain -- Disc 2. Musicals great musicals : the Arthur Freed unit at MGM / a production of Alternate Current [and others] 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
Control code
ocm50762793
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed., standard version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (103 min.)
Isbn
9780790765198
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 012569562127
  • 085392666027
  • 7321921656217
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 65621
  • 26660
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)50762793
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen presentation preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition; Dolby digital surround 5.1; dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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