(November 4, 2002 – Burbank, CA) - Warner Bros. Pictures re-releases “Singin’ in the Rain,” one of the film world’s most acclaimed and beloved movies, in selected cities and theaters around the country on November 8. The announcement was made by Dan Fellman, President of Domestic Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures. The picture will screen in limited release, with a second wave of openings scheduled for early December and will feature Warner Bros.’ newly developed “Ultra-Resolution” process, digitally remastered from three-strip Technicolor film elements. Both the sound and visual quality of the movie are significantly improved, giving audiences a chance to enjoy “Singin’ in the Rain” as it has never been seen before. “We are proud to bring this movie to a new generation of fans,” said Fellman, “and especially proud of the outstanding digital restoration that enhances the viewing experience so tremendously. ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ is a true classic that enchants people whenever they encounter it, and we’re glad to be showing it as it was meant to be seen, on a full-sized theater screen.” This musical classic stars Gene Kelly, who was ranked #15 on the American Film Institute’s list of the Greatest Actors of All Time, and co-stars Debbie Reynolds, Donald O'Connor, Cyd Charisse, Jean Hagen and Rita Moreno. Co-directed by Kelly and Stanley Donen, the film was nominated for two Academy Awards® and was ranked as one of the Top 10 Greatest Films of All Time by the AFI.
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