Singin' in the Rain

Other mistake: In Gene Kelly's 'Singing in the Rain' sequence, the taps he makes do not match up with the actual movements of his feet - they are much more complicated than the steps he makes. Since one can't tap dance in wet loafers, Kelly had to do the dance in the studio, and the taps were added into the picture. He apparently got a little overzealous.

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Other mistake: Don, Lena, and crew have a nearly impossible time when starting to shoot "The Dueling Cavalier" as a talkie. But, before that, we see a different group shooting the complex, Zigfeld-esque "Beautiful Girl" number for another picture with no problems at all.

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Continuity mistake: When Gene Kelly and Donald O'Conner stop for car trouble, a trolley goes by. After Gene gets bombarded by fans and runs away, he runs after another trolley going by and jumps on. The same people are in the trolley each time. (00:14:50)

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Don Lockwood: What's your lofty mission in life that lets you sneer at my humble profession?
Kathy Selden: I'm an actress.
Don Lockwood: What?
Kathy Selden: On the stage.
Don Lockwood: Oh, on the stage. Well, I'd like to see you act. What are you in right now? I could brush up on my English, or bring along an interpreter. That is if they'd let in a movie actor.
Kathy Selden: I'm not in a play right now, but I will be. I'm going to New York...
Don Lockwood: Oh, you're going to New York! And then someday, we'll all hear of you, won't we? Kathy Selden as Juliet, as Lady Macbeth, as King Lear! You'll have to wear a beard for that one, of course.

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Trivia: In the famous scene when Don Lockwood is singing in the rain, apparently Gene Kelly (Don) was suffering from a fever.

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Question: Does anyone know what a "mammy" is? It is said twice during this movie.

Answer: It is the same as a nurse maid or nanny. It tended to be someone who was black and a slave (a long time ago).

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