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Culture Cafe Gene Kelly: Still timeless after more than 50 years

Gene Kelly would have been celebrating his hundredth birthday tomorrow, but his influence is still being felt in movies and theater.

By Staff Writer / August 22, 2012

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Tomorrow will be the hundredth anniversary of Gene Kelly’s birth, and it’s been 32 years since his last film appearance (1980’s “Xanadu” – don’t see it, it’s terrible).