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Gene Kelly: Was he really against doing Singin' in the Rain?

Discussion in 'Classic Muppets' started by Dunebasher, Sep 27, 2012.

  1. Dunebasher

    Dunebasher New Member

    Does anyone know if Gene Kelly actually wanted to refuse to do Singin' In The Rain as a condition of his appearance on The Muppet Show, or was it just something cooked up between him and the writers? The fact that he only did it as a very spare, short version with no dancing does suggest that he had to be persuaded in real life as well as in character.
     
  2. Vincent L

    Vincent L Well-Known Member

    This is from Brian Henson's Introductions, copied from the Muppet Wiki
     
  3. Dunebasher

    Dunebasher New Member

    That's great, thanks :)
     
  4. Collgoff

    Collgoff Well-Known Member

    No one knows foe sure!
     
  5. Pinkflower7783

    Pinkflower7783 Well-Known Member

    Uhh yeah we do Vincent just posted the answer. :confused:
     
  6. minor muppetz

    minor muppetz Well-Known Member

    Considering Gene didn't want to sing the song, I wonder how he felt about having to do it anyway (otherwise the show wouldn't have a happy ending).
     

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