June 7, 2012, @ 8:00 pm
(Busby Berkeley, UK 1942, 104 min.)
Happy Birthday, Gene Kelly! Gene Kelly was paired with none other than Judy Garland for his screen debut, a touching, dramatic musical about an up-and-coming vaudeville duo dreaming of stardom on the eve of World War I. Already an accomplished choreographer and theater actor, Kelly intended to return to Broadway after this film, but its smash success convinced him to stay in Hollywood.