Gene Kelly Profile: People (Feb. 19, 1996)

Printed the week after his death on February 2, 1996, this article from People magazine pays tribute to Gene Kelly’s on- and offscreen legacy.

A lovely closing statement: “Gene Kelly saw himself […] as a simple man doing a few simple things well. Speaking of Singin in the Rain, he told People, ‘The picture was done with joy, and it brings joy. That’s what I always tried to do.'”

You succeeded, Gene. You succeeded.

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