Gene Kelly Centennial Blogathon (2012)

It’s been almost a year since Gene Kelly’s centennial, and about this time last August, The Classic Movie Blog Association hosted a Gene Kelly Centennial Blogathon. It was created to “honor the actor, director, and choreographer’s 100th birthday the week of August 20-25.” Here are those who participated:

Aug. 20
shadowsandsatin: Gene Kelly Profile
Reel RevivalFor Me and My Gal (1942)
The Movie ProjectorOn the Town (1949)
Another Old Movie Blog:  It’s Always Fair Weather (1955)
Silver ScreeningsZiegfeld Follies (1946)

Aug. 21
Alfred Hitchcock Geek: Gene Kelly/Hitchcock Connection
Caftan WomanThe Black Hand (1950)
The Lady Eve’s Reel LifeLet’s Make Love (1960)
All Good Things Living in a Big Way (1947)
Backlots: Words and Music (1948)
Classic Movies: Deep in My Heart

Aug. 22
My Love of Old Hollywood: Gene Kelly Profile
Lindsay’s Movie MusingsBrigadoon (1954)
The Girl with the White ParasolThe Pirate (1948)
True ClassicsSummer Stock (1950)
A Trip Down Memory LaneThousands Cheer (1943)

Aug. 23
Noir and Chick Flicks: Gene Kelly Profile  &  Cover Girl (1944)
Tales of the Easily DistractedThe Devil Makes Three (1952) & What a Way to Go! (1964)
Sittin’ on a Backyard FenceThe Three Musketeers (1948)
Java’s JourneyAnchors Aweigh (1945)
Garbo LaughsXanadu (1980)
1001 Movies You Must See Before You DieLes Girls (1957); from Karen @ shadowsandsatin

Aug. 24
Silver Screen ModisteAn American in Paris (1951)
A Person in the DarkMarjorie Morningstar (1958)
True ClassicsTake Me Out to the Ball Game (1949)
Thrilling Days of YesteryearChristmas Holiday (1944)
Classicfilmboy’s Movie ParadiseInvitation to Dance (1956)
Aug. 25
Frankly, My DearDuBarry Was a Lady (1943)
1001 Movies You Must See Before You DieThe Young Girls of Rochefort (1966)
Twenty-Four FramesSingin’ in the Rain (1952)
ClassicBecky’s Brain Food:  Inherit the Wind (1960)


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