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An American in Paris

An American in Paris(1951)

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Brief Synopsis

An American artist finds love in Paris but almost loses it to conflicting loyalties.

Cast & Crew

Gene Kelly Jerry Mulligan
Leslie Caron Lise Bourvier
Oscar Levant Adam Cook
Georges Guetary Henri [Hank] Baurel
Nina Foch Milo Roberts
Eugene Borden Georges Mattieu
Martha Bamattre Mathilde Mattieu
Mary Young Old woman dancer
Ann Codee Therese
George Davis Francois
Hayden Rorke Tommy Baldwin
Paul Maxie John MacDowd

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 4 Oct 1951; Los Angeles opening: 9 Nov 1951
Release Date:  1951 Production Date:  AFI*; AFI Library; EB
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  113 or 115 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  10,192    
Duration(reels):  14    

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  • An American in Paris

    Michael Whitty 2016-01-15

    A historic musical of color and spirit "An American in Paris" wins with Gene kelly and Leslie Caron, it wins with the impressionist views of the... MORE>

  • Not for me!

    RedRain 2014-02-16

    With the exception of Oscar Levant, thee is nothing I like about this film! The dance sequences are far too long and the story is preposterous. I found... MORE>

  • An American in Paris

    Dashiell B. 2013-03-03

    A perfect vehicle for star/choreographer Kelly, director Minnelli & producer Freed. An American painter in Paris has romantic troubles with his sponsor... MORE>