Pax (funcrunch) wrote,

Singin' in the Rain

Last night I went to the Oakland Paramount with thomwatson and jefftabaco to see Singin' in the Rain. This film was part of their Movie Classics series, which includes live organ music, a cartoon short, newsreel, and "Dec-o-Win" prize drawing, all for only $5. I had never seen this classic film before, and enjoyed it immensely.

I couldn't help remembering Gene Kelly's appearance on the Muppet Show, where the muppets kept trying to get him to do the famous title scene from the film. I located the bit on YouTube (URL:

Edit: According to the Wikipedia article, Gene Kelly was born in my hometown of Pittsburgh PA, and worked at the Pittsburgh Playhouse, where I took acting classes and had my first paid job, playing piano, during high school. Cool!

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