Film Analysis Of Singing In The Rain

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Singin’ in the Rain was originally released in 1952, until it concealed by another prestigious film called, “An American in Paris”. Singin’ in the Rain has gradually grown in popularity and appeal. The case of Singing in the Rain demonstrates how the popular film, which has endured in value over the years to achieve canonical status as a classic, changes in its meaning. I feel it is important to define the word “classic” as it will be used here. Classic is a term that is “thrown around” and generally used to describe something that is old or nostalgic. Many people will define an old car or a past era or an entire genre of music as classical. In the case of Singin’ in the Rain, classic not only alludes to the film’s nostalgia but to the film as a definition for an entire genre of cinema. The film’s meanings have gone under a good amount of revision since it was first made too. Interpreting therefore amounts to much more than depriving a film’s theme, however it makes the film an object of inquiry in its own right. The film takes place in 1927 and tells the story of Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont, a famous on-screen romantic pair. Kelly plays Don, who is able to successfully transition into films with sound, but his partner Lina (Jean Hagen) has a rough time. Lina is “the blonde bombshell with the voice like fingernails on a blackboard… the dumb blonde who believes she’s in love with her leading man, Don Lockwood because she read it in a fan magazine,”. In an

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