Singin' in the Rain is one of the most-loved and celebrated film musicals of all time from MGM, before a mass exodus to filmed adaptations of Broadway plays emerged as a standard pattern. It was made directly for film, and was not a Broadway adapta
Flying Down to Rio is a 1933 RKO musical film noted for being the first screen pairing of Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers, although Dolores del Río & Gene Raymond received top billing & the leading roles.
Directed by Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly. With Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Betty Garrett, Ann Miller. Three sailors on a day of shore leave in New York City look for fun and romance before their twenty-four hours are up.
Directed by Clarence Brown. With Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Taylor, Donald Crisp, Anne Revere. A jaded former jockey helps a young girl prepare a wild but gifted horse for England's Grand National Sweepstakes.