One of Gene Kelly's earliest film roles was Cover Girl. The girl was Rita Hayworth and the beautiful song they sang together was Long Ago and Far Away.
Anchors Aweigh gave Gene Kelly an Academy Award nomination and a chance to dance with a mouse, Jerry the mouse from Tom and Jerry fame. " Look at me I'm dancing" says the mouse!
In the grand old days of the MGM musicals Gene Kelly and Judy Garland lit up the screen in The Pirate. A comedy adventure musical romance or maybe it's a romantic comedy musical adventure. Either way it's fun.
A non singing, non dancing role. Gene Kelly as D'Artagnan in The Three Musketeers. Many other actors have played this role but no one else played the swordsman with such an athletic physicality.
Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra are sailors on shore leave in On the Town. New York, New York it's a Helluva Town.
Paris, Gene Kelly, dancing, if these are on your list of favorite things, then An American in Paris will surely be on your favorite movie musical list.
For everyone who ever hummed doo dloo doo, doo,doo while walking through the rain or wanted to swing around a lamppost or splash through puddles, remember it's not just an iconic movie moment it's a movie that tells a great Hollywood story. Singin' in the Rain.
Yes the story is a little loopy and the back lot stands in for the bonny Scottish highlands but if you're looking for a magical musical with beautiful songs try Brigadoon.
Some thought he was miscast (his character was tall and blonde in the book) but here's a final chance to see Gene Kelly in a dramatic role in Marjorie Morningstar.
Gene Kelly served as one of the narrators in That's Entertainment a wonderful compilation and celebration of MGM musicals.
Gene Kelly Academy Awards®
Honorary Academy Award --- 1952 Best Actor Nomination for Anchors Aweigh --- 1946