During my film class last semester I watched Singin' in the Rain for the first time. It was AMAZING. It really changed my perspective on the 50s and even the late 20s - early 30s (where the film takes place). I guess I never knew how awesome film was in the past.
I decided to take a shot at rotoscoping and used Singin' in the Rain as the footage:
Unused still image I made with illustrator for this project:
Some screen shots I took from the actual film:
This scene was incredibly beautiful and surreal--completely took me by surprise. The entire film had a really energetic musical feel, but had this strange entrance of a lengthy side story. I found it very mysterious and loved it.
Aside from that, nowadays rarely do you see in theaters well done acting, dancing, and singing all at once.