Discussion: Singin’ in the Rain Transcends Genre

Posted: February 24, 2009

Many people who normally can’t stand musicals still regard Singin’ in the Rain as a favorite. It’s often said that the film “transcends” its genre. What do you think it is about this film that hooks these people? Whether it’s Meet Me in St. Louis or Mamma Mia!, are there other musicals that do “transcend the genre” for you?

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