Beg, Borrow, and Steal...
That's how you make a movie musical about movie musicals. And that's exactly how this quintessential movie musical was crafted. While the movie "Singin' in the Rain" was created in the 1950s, most of the songs you hear in the show were written in the 1920s, many by Arthur Freed and Nacio Herb Brown. In fact, they provided the basis for the entire show. In 1950, Arthur Freed approached Betty Comden and Adolph Green about writing ab story about his songs. Because Freed had originally written the songs for early talkie films Comden and Green based ...Read More