"Singin' in the Rain" Film Review by ResearchRiter

"Singin' in the Rain"
A look at Gene Kelly's movie "Singin' in the Rain" that illustrates the advent of sound in the movie industry.
# 121114 | 500 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Film (History of) , Film (Analysis, Criticism, Etc.)

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This paper discusses the advent of sound into the silent movie industry and the changes it made in movies, highlighting the movie "Singin' in the Rain," which chronicled the transition.

From the Paper:

"The advent of sound in the Hollywood movie industry was a cataclysmic event. Silent movies were strictly visual, with only the organ music for sound, so film stars did not need pleasing voices or voices that were consistent with their characters. Strong adventurers could sound like Casper Milquetoast and it did not matter and voluptuous women could sound like Minnie Mouse with no one the wiser. Storytelling was accomplished through silent gesturing that was essentially mime and silent actors used actions big enough to ensure..."

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