"Singin' in the Rain" Gene Kelly had what Fred Astaire didn't: sex appeal. This is why "Singin' in the Rain" is still a thrilling dance movie to watch more than 50 years later. "Ladies and gentlemen, stop that girl, that girl running up the aisle.
At I discovered girls. At that time, dancing was the only way you could put your arm around the girl. Dancing was courtship. Only later did I discover that you dance joy. You dance love. You dance dreams. ~ Gene Kelly, Singing In The Rain