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Day 858: A dozen ways to melt away your stress

Yesterday, I saw a sign.

I recognize that melting away my stress is extremely important, because

  • I’m recovering from an operation I had earlier this week,
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Personal Growth

Singin' in the Rain (1952)

#5—Singin’ in the Rain

During the 1950s, there was a major cultural boom that took place. Well, besides the ‘Baby Boom’. The other boom that happened was the Hollywood musical.  487 more words


Singin' in the Rain (1952)

The most difficult kinds of movies for me to review are the “classics” for the simple fact that they don’t play by the same rules as modern movies. 474 more words


A Thought on Singin’ in the Rain (Gene Kelly/Stanley Donen, USA, 1952)

I recently saw Singin’ in the Rain with friends for the umpteenth time and had a great discussion on how, great as it is, there are things not quite up to the heights of the very greatest musicals much less to the very greatest of films, claims for the film repeated in practically every… 362 more words

MY MOVIE SHELF: Singin' in the Rain

The Task: Watch and write about every movie on my shelf, in order (Blu-rays are sorted after DVDs), by June 10, 2015.  Remaining movies: 112  698 more words


Good Morning

Singin’ in the Rain (1952)
“Good Morning”

music: Nacio Herb Brown
lyrics: Arthur Freed
choreography: Gene Kelly & Stanley Donen

Debbie Reynolds, Donald O’Connor, Gene Kelly