An American in Paris (1951) (Movie)

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An American in Paris is a 1951 American musical film inspired by the 1928 orchestral composition by George Gershwin. Starring Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Georges Guétary, and Nina Foch, the film is set in Paris, and was directed by Vincente Minnelli from a script by Alan Jay Lerner. The music is by George Gershwin, with lyrics by his brother Ira, with additional music by Saul Chaplin, the music director. Wikipedia


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An American in Paris is a member of the following lists: American films, English-language films, United States National Film Registry films, Films set in Paris, Best Picture Academy Award winners, Films shot in Technicolor, Films whose cinematographer won the Best Cinematography Academy Award, Films whose art director won the Best Art Direction Academy Award, Films whose writer won the Best Original Screenplay Academy Award and Films directed by Vincente Minnelli.

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Jerry Mulligan: She's one of those third year girls who gripe my liver...You know, American college kids. They come over here to take their third year and lap up a little culture...They're officious and dull. They're always making profound observations they've overheard.


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