"Singin' in the Rain" (1952) Gene Kelly had what Fred Astaire didn't: sex appeal. This is why "Singin' in the Rain" is still a thrilling dance movie to watch more than 50 years later. "Ladies and gentlemen, stop that girl, that girl running up the aisle. Stop her! That's the girl whose voice you heard and loved tonight. She's the real star of the picture. Kathy Selden!"