Tag Archives: Gene Kelly

Take Me Out to the Ball Game (1949)

Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra are back in action as baseball players who, much like the professional athletes of today, spend the off-season tap dancing in matching outfits. Advertisements

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Hello, Dolly! (1969)

Not to be confused with Barbra Streisand’s 2003 performance on Oprah in which she sang “Smile” while a slideshow of her deceased dog played in the background.

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Brigadoon (1954)

A Scottish village vanishes and then briefly rises out of the mist every 100 years. Kind of like Ralph Nader.

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An American in Paris (1951)

A singer, a painter, and a piano man: The first two fall in love with the same girl, and aside from the occasional Billy Joel reference, the piano man has no purpose whatsoever.

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Singin’ in the Rain (1952)

A silent film studio and its actors are thrown for a loop when sound is introduced to motion pictures. Plus, one guy is super excited to see Zelda.

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Anchors Aweigh (1945)

When two sailors help a runaway boy return home one of them falls in love with the boy’s aunt, and Frank Sinatra pretends he can play the piano.

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