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Singing In The Rain 35mm Screening at the Vista!

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4473 Sunset Drive

Los Angeles, CA 90027

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SATURDAY, MARCH 10, 2018 10:30am: SINGING IN THE RAIN (1952, dir by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen; 35mm Warner Brothers)

Possibly the most famous musical of all time, Singing in The Rain remains a revelation of brilliant creative filmmaking in the 21st century.

Along with The Bandwagon, Singing in the Rain may be the shining jewel of Arthur Freed’s “Freed Unit” musicals at MGM. It hilariously takes as its subject the transition in the movie industry from silent films to sound films. Gene Kelly plays Don Lockwood, a famous silent film star, struggling to make the transition with his perennial co-star, Lina Lamont, played with underusing comedic flair by Jean Hagen. Kelly, along with new ingenue Debbie Reynolds, and vaudeville partner, Donald O Connor, have to come up with a way to make movies that audiences want to see in the new sound era.

The musicals directed by Kelly and Stanley Donen (On The Town, Singing in the Rain, It’s Always Fair Weather) are such towering pleasure domes of creativity, they just have to be seen to be enjoyed. Every musical idea overflows with unique, original, dynamic visual, rhythmic, and musical joy. Gene Kelly brought dance to everyone in America and showed it could be as breath taking and athletic as any Olympic event.

Along with the delightful title song sequence where Kelly actually dances in the rain (with a reported 103 degree fever when they shot the scene!), the movie ends with an extended “Broadway Melody” sequence where Kelly dances with the unparalleled green shoed Cyd Charisse. This movie has influenced everyone from Stanley Kubrick (who perversely devoted whole sequences in A CLOCKWORK ORANGE to it) to the moviemakers of LA LA LAND (who essentially paid extended homage to it in their own final sequence).

Come see one of the greatest musicals of all time, on 35mm, at the Vista!

best always,
Craig Hammill
35mm Secret Movie Club Programmer.Organizer

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

TICKETS: Tickets are available online at Eventbrite.com or through each individual event on our Facebook Page: movieclub35mm. Just make sure you verify the date, time, and location (The Vista Theater, 4473 Sunset Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027). We also make tickets available at the Vista Box Office.

REFUNDS: We will honor all refund requests as long as they are made 24 hours or more before the listed start time of the screening. After that, no refunds. Sorry.

MOVIEPASS: Yes! The Vista does accept MoviePass for our events (as of January 2018). You just need to get your tickets in person at the Vista Box Office anytime they are open.

PARKING: The Vista has no dedicated parking lot. Thankfully, there is lots of parking in the residential areas around the Vista Theater. Just plan to get to the theater 15 minutes earlier than normal so you have enough time to park, get your tickets, get in line.

SHOWTIMES: We screen our movies before or after the Vista’s official movies. This is why most of our showtimes are either at midnight or 10:30am in the morning. We will be screening several movies during more regular hours (8pm-10pm) this year when we have a special speaker or event. Always check the listed showtime before buying your ticket.

MAILING LIST: We started as a secret email list way back in April of 2016. In respect to our origins, we will always announce our upcoming seasons, special events, and speakers via the email list first before posting to Facebook or anywhere else. If you’d like to get on the secret email list, just email us at: secretmovieclub@curiousproductions.com.

OTHER QUESTIONS: You can always email us at: secretmovieclub@curiousproductions.com . We work to respond asap within receipt of your email. If you don't get a response within 48 hours, please email us again.

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