Singin' in the Rain
One of the most memorable sequences in history is the title of the song Singin' in the Rain. This song is the most dynamic song ever filmed, compared to the stiff performance rendition it received by Gus Edwards in The Hollywood Revue of 1929. While the other songs were done as performances, the title song is the only dramatically integral song in Singin' in the Rain. It is presented in a different kind of way because the camera for Singin' in the Rain moves dynamically across the set, cranking, tracking, and almost dancing with the performer. Many films used the anthology convention to present older songs in an integral fashion, but they did not match the traditional presentation of Singin' in the Rain and An American in Paris.
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