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anniversary of the BFI Film Classics series, Geoff Andrew looks at the film's. legacy and celebrates the passion, lucidity and originality of Wollen's analysis. Summing up its enduring appeal, Andrew writes: 'Singin' in the Rain isn't just a. musical, it's a movie about the movies.

anniversary of the BFI Film Classics series, Geoff Andrew looks at the film's.

Sixty years after its release, Singin' in the Rain (1951) remains one of the best. Loved films ever made. Yet despite dazzling success with the public, it never. Gene Kelly's genius as a performer is. Undeniable. Acknowledged less often is his innovatory contribution as director. Peter Wollen's illuminating study of Singin' in the Rain does justice to this.

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Part of the BFI Film Classics Series). Forty Years after it first appeared, Singin' in the Rain remains one of the best loved films ever made. Gene Kelly's genius as a performer is there for all to see. What is less acknowledged is his innovatory contribution as director. Peter Wollen has finally done justice to this landmark film.

Singin' in the Rain (BFI Film Classics) (Paperback). Authors: Wollen, Peter, Andrew, Geoff

Singin' in the Rain (BFI Film Classics) (Paperback). Authors: Wollen, Peter, Andrew, Geoff. Label: British Film Institute. Publisher: British Film Institute.

The three books and two articles about Singin’ in the Rain cited here complement each other as important overviews by providing quite different perspectives. London: British Film Institute, 1992.

Geoff Andrew (born 1954) is a British writer and lecturer on film, and Programmer-at-large at BFI South Bank. Andrew is a regular contributor to Sight & Sound and has contributed essays and articles to many books and journals

Sixty years after its release, Singin' in the Rain (1951) remains one of the best loved films ever made. Yet despite dazzling success with the public, it never received its fair share of critical analysis. Gene Kelly's genius as a performer is undeniable. Acknowledged less often is his innovatory contribution as director. Peter Wollen's illuminating study of Singin' in the Rain does justice to this complex film. In a brilliant shot-by-shot analysis of the famous title number, he shows how skilfully Kelly weaves the dance and musical elements into the narrative, successfully combining two distinctive traditions within American Dance: tap and ballet.At the time of the film's production, its scriptwriters Betty Comden and Adolph Green, and indeed Kelly himself, were all under threat from McCarthyism. Wollen describes how the fallout from blacklisting curtailed the careers of many of those who worked on the film and argues convincingly that the film represents the high point in their careers.In his foreword to this special edition, published to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the BFI Film Classics series, Geoff Andrew looks at the film's legacy and celebrates the passion, lucidity and originality of Wollen's analysis. Summing up its enduring appeal, Andrew writes: 'Singin' in the Rain isn't just a musical, it's a movie about the movies.'

Singin' in the Rain (BFI Film Classics) epub download

ISBN13: 978-1844575145

ISBN: 1844575144

Author: Geoff Andrew

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Language: English

Publisher: British Film Institute; 2 edition (September 4, 2012)

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Conjuril
My first introduction to "Singing In The Rain" was when Alex was raping a woman in "A Clockwork Orange." My second visit to "Singing..." is Peter Wollen's small book length study of the Gene Kelly/Stanley Donen film. Strange enough, for a hardcore cinema fan like myself I have never ever seen this film. Yes, I have seen every Fred Astaire movie at least twice, but "Singing In The Rain" never! Yet, that didn't stop me from enjoying this critical adventure into the world of Gene Kelly.

I read this book today, in one gulp on my couch, in a temperture that is around 90. Therefore by an open window with a slight breeze I was taken into an artificial world that Gene Kelly made - a world that was beautiful. At least conveyed in the text. This book works on many levels. One Wollen argues the importance of dance as an art, but also as an equal companion to the cinema art. Griffith to Chaplin and of course the Kelly/Astaire world had made a language for the film world that was and is totally open to dance. Wollen writes about the beauty of this combination, but with a strong critical eye. Also his in depth almost frame-by-frame look at the famous Kelly dance of the leading song here, is playful and informative. On top of that the reader also gets the political world of the early 1950's and how that played out in the Gene Kelly world. The book is an enlarged 70mm snapshot of a specific time with a very specific film with an iconic artist. Strange enough there isn't that many critical studies on Gene Kelly's work, which is a shame. But with this back in print....

And Wollen adds a kick-ass annotated bibliography that's extremely informative. It is sort of like him taking you by the hand and showing you the book titles that are important. For Dancers who need information regarding the dance history, this is a good book to pick up. For everyone else... well I am going to see the film! Peter Wollen wrote a beautiful tribute, analysis, and dance/film history in one slim 87 page book that has no wasted space. Essential!
Conjuril
My first introduction to "Singing In The Rain" was when Alex was raping a woman in "A Clockwork Orange." My second visit to "Singing..." is Peter Wollen's small book length study of the Gene Kelly/Stanley Donen film. Strange enough, for a hardcore cinema fan like myself I have never ever seen this film. Yes, I have seen every Fred Astaire movie at least twice, but "Singing In The Rain" never! Yet, that didn't stop me from enjoying this critical adventure into the world of Gene Kelly.

I read this book today, in one gulp on my couch, in a temperture that is around 90. Therefore by an open window with a slight breeze I was taken into an artificial world that Gene Kelly made - a world that was beautiful. At least conveyed in the text. This book works on many levels. One Wollen argues the importance of dance as an art, but also as an equal companion to the cinema art. Griffith to Chaplin and of course the Kelly/Astaire world had made a language for the film world that was and is totally open to dance. Wollen writes about the beauty of this combination, but with a strong critical eye. Also his in depth almost frame-by-frame look at the famous Kelly dance of the leading song here, is playful and informative. On top of that the reader also gets the political world of the early 1950's and how that played out in the Gene Kelly world. The book is an enlarged 70mm snapshot of a specific time with a very specific film with an iconic artist. Strange enough there isn't that many critical studies on Gene Kelly's work, which is a shame. But with this back in print....

And Wollen adds a kick-ass annotated bibliography that's extremely informative. It is sort of like him taking you by the hand and showing you the book titles that are important. For Dancers who need information regarding the dance history, this is a good book to pick up. For everyone else... well I am going to see the film! Peter Wollen wrote a beautiful tribute, analysis, and dance/film history in one slim 87 page book that has no wasted space. Essential!