An American in Paris

United States, 1951

Film
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An American in Paris tells the story of an ex-GI art student who has fallen in love with a young French girl and then sadly has been parted from her. At their separation he reflects on his feelings towards Paris - the frustration’s, joys and miseries that have been part of his life and his falling in love. Gene Kelly teams up with Leslie Caron in this spectacularly staged musical featuring songs by George and Ira Gershwin. Academy Award for Best Film 1951.

Credits

production company

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

United Artists Corporation

producer

Arthur Freed

Duration

01:53:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1951

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302370

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Musicals

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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