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George Lucas does Singin’ in the Rain!

George Lucas does Singin’ in the Rain! December 5, 2006


Click here for the latest bit of insanity from the folks who gave us Brokeback to the Future. It’s not as inspired, but then, what is?

FWIW, my parents taped Singin’ in the Rain (1952) off of TV only two or three years after Star Wars (1977) came out in theatres, and as a wee child, I fell permanently in love with the music and the comedy and just about everything else to do with the film.

I was also intrigued to discover that Debbie Reynolds, who was only 19 when Singin’ in the Rain was filmed, was the mother of Carrie “Princess Leia” Fisher, who was only 19 when Star Wars was filmed. Curiously, that is one obvious link between the two films that the video file linked above doesn’t riff on in any way.

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