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    Gene Kelly Centennial Tribute

    Presented by at The Brattle Theatre

    December 25 - December 30, 2012


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    Gene Kelly Centennial Tribute

    Tuesday, December 25 – Sunday, December 30, 2012

    One of the things that makes the films of Gene Kelly so indelible is that they manage to make you forget you are watching ‘just’ a musical while simultaneously containing some of the most spectacular dance sequences you’ve ever seen. From the title song in SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN to his duet with Leslie Caron in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, Gene Kelly...

    Tuesday, December 25 – Sunday, December 30, 2012

    One of the things that makes the films of Gene Kelly so indelible is that they manage to make you forget you are watching ‘just’ a musical while simultaneously containing some of the most spectacular dance sequences you’ve ever seen. From the title song in SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN to his duet with Leslie Caron in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, Gene Kelly remains a giant of onscreen dance and is just as thrilling to watch today as he was 50 years ago.

    “As director and choreographer, dancer and singer, acrobat and actor, Gene Kelly was one of the most vital and indispensable figures in the history of the American film musical… From out of the bijou white-walled penthouse suites in which Astaire and Rogers would rotate like figurines on a music box Kelly took dancing down into streets and squares and parks… The choreographic language that Kelly introduced into the American musical carried the very first hint of the vernacular, of slang.”- Gilbert Adair, The Independent (London)

    Program: (shows scheduled throughout each day—please visit our website for complete showtime information)
    Tue 12/25 - SINGIN' IN THE RAIN
    Wed 12/26 - ON THE TOWN and ANCHORS AWEIGH - Double Feature
    Thu 12/27 - BRIGADOON and IT'S ALWAYS FAIR WEATHER - Double Feature
    Fri 12/28 - THE THREE MUSKETEERS and THE PIRATE - Double Feature
    Sat 12/29 - COVER GIRL and SUMMER STOCK Double Feature - Late Show: XANADU
    Sun 12/30 - AN AMERICAN IN PARIS and INVITATION TO THE DANCE - Double Feature


    The Brattle Theatre

    40 Brattle St, Harvard Square
    Cambridge, MA 02138

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:

    Adults $9.75; Matinees before 5, Students & Brattle Members $7.75; Seniors & Children <12 $6.75. Brattle Passes Accepted.


    General Day and Time Info:

    Films scheduled throughout the day—please visit our website for a complete list of showtimes and additional information.


    phone: 617-876-6837


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