Singing in the Rain! (u) Dementia friendly Screening

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

103 mins

A spoof of the turmoil that afflicted the movie industry in the late 1920s when movies went from silent to sound. When two silent movie stars’, Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont, latest movie is made into a musical a chorus girl is brought in to dub Lina’s speaking and singing. Don is on top of the world until Lina finds out.

Jean Hagen was Nominated Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the Academy Awards, USA 1953. 

” A little gem. Because of the enduring fame of the dancing in the rain scene, we often forget how sublime the rest of this musical rom-com is.”  William Thomas, Empire