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An American in Paris
My Rating:
(out of 5 stars)
4 Stars
An American in Paris Poster
Primary Location: First Saw:In Theatre Saw at/with: Yale Film Soc.
Rating: G Year: 1951 Category: Musical
Director: Vincente Minnelli Time: 113 min. Writer: Alan Jay Lerner

Mine: On of the best musicals ever. Great performance by Gene. Good from the beginning to end.
Leonard Maltin/Plot synopsis: Joyous, original musical built around Gershwin score; dazzling in color. Plot of artist Kelly torn between gamine Caron and wealthy Foch is creaky, but the songs, dances, production are superb. Oscars include Best Picture, Story and Screenplay (Alan Jay Lerner), Cinematography (Alfred Gilks and John Alton), Scoring (Johnny Green and Saul Chaplin), Art Direction, Costume Design, and a special citation to Kelly. Look fast for Noel Neill as an art student.
User Reviews:
Kim's rating:
4 Stars
(out of 5 stars)
The dancing makes this one. I love it. Leslie Caron was a talented ballerina turned actress, and Kelly is ALWAYS watchable.
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Gene Kelly as:
Jerry Mulligan
Leslie Caron Leslie Caron as:
Lise Bouvier
Oscar Levant as:
Adam Cook
Georges Guetary as:
Henri Baurel
Nina Foch as:
Milo Roberts