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Singin' in the Rain - timeline
The Warner Brothers release the first talking picture "The Jazz Singer"; industry execs predict the new technology will not catch on.
Thursday 24th March: Silent film icon Don Lockwood and his friends Kathy Selden and Cosmo Brown concoct a plan to save his new sound picture "The Dueling Cavelier" after a disasterous preview. They celebrate by singing "Good Morning". When Don walks home, he's caught on a rain storm, which calls for more dancing and singing...in the rain. (Hollywood, California)