100 Reasons to Celebrate Gene Kelly #8: His Eyes

This entry is part 8 of 16 in the series Reasons to Celebrate Gene Kelly.

“I’ve always been a sucker for nice (dark) eyes and Gene Kelly can let you know exactly how he’s feeling or what he’s thinking without saying a word. His eyes seem to smile most of the time and even add an extra dimension when he’s dancing.

For example, those eyes can let you know he loves someone…

Watching Debbie Reynolds's character sing in front of the orchestra in Singin In The Rain

express pain when he thinks someone doesn’t care…

Looking for approval from Kathryn Grayson's character in Thousands Cheer

or feign lovesickness while looking off into the distance…” — Bridget.

Eavesdropping on Judy Garland's character singing in Summer Stock

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  • Thanks for sharing, Bridget!

  • Krista

    Couldn’t agree more!!