Singin' in the Rain (1952) and childbirth were the two hardest things I ever had to do in my life.— Debbie Reynolds
Gorgeous Singin In The Rain quotations
Mentally, I write myself a little story.
Of course, sometimes you have a song that says, "Do that." My best example is Singin' in the Rain. Arthur Freed had insisted that the song should be in the picture, but he was very anxious about it.
Gene Kelly was a great dancer and I was lucky to be in 'Singin' in the Rain.
' He was my teacher when I was 17 years old, when he was 37 years old. He taught me everything.
Why, I make more money than-than-than Calvin Coolidge, put together!
'Singin' in the Rain' was the one for me.
Yeah. I mean, Gene Kelly could just sway and never fall. He'd just sway and sway as he danced.
Donald O'Connor was in the film [ 'Singin' in the Rain' ] as well, and he was only 27 years old. So we were closer in age, and had more fun together on the set. Gene was more my teacher and mentor.
Short people have long faces, and long people have short faces.
Big people have little humor, and little people have no humor at all.
Singin' in the Rain was most excellent if you like movies where people burst into song and tap-dance. Which I do, though not as much as I like movies where people don't.
I grew up with the classics. My mom and I would sit and watch "Singin' in the Rain" and "White Christmas" - those kind of movies.
For 'Singin' in the Rain,' I bought most of the costumes - the 'Fit as a Fiddle' costumes and the 'Make Them Laugh' Donald O'Connor outfits and the 'Good Morning, Good Morning' clothes we danced in.
You want to do things that you watched when you grew up.
I grew up on The Sound of Music, Mary Poppins and Singin' in the Rain. I watched those, over and over again, so of course, I want to do musicals.
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