Sun 4 March 2:00pm
Director Gene Kelly
Starring Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor, Debbie Reynolds
In 1927, Don Lockwood (Kelly) and Lina Lamont (Jean Hagen) are the darlings of the silent silver screen. Off screen, Don, aided by his happy-go-lucky friend and piano accompanist, Cosmo Brown (O’Connor), has to dodge Lina’s romantic overtures, especially when he falls for chorus girl Kathy Selden (Reynolds).
With the advent of sound in motion pictures, it is decided that Don and Lina’s new film should be turned into a ‘talkie’ and a musical at that. The only problem is Lina’s voice, which mere words cannot describe. Thus, Kathy is brought in to dub her speaking and singing in secret, and Don’s on top of the world. But then Lina finds out…
“IF YOU’VE NEVER SEEN IT AND DON’T, YOU’RE BONKERS” Time Out
“ONE OF THE GREATEST HOLLYWOOD MUSICALS EVER MADE” New York Times