“my big treat was to work hard all week – I mowed lawns and babysat and washed dishes and washed cars – to go to the movies.”

— Debbie Reynolds, (1932-2016), actor, actress, singer, dancer, film historian,  mother of Carrie Fisher

6 year old Carrie Fisher watches her mother perform in 1963

A 17 year old Debbie Reynolds was assigned to the movie Singing in the Rain opposite Gene Kelly