An American In Paris
- 113 min
- Directed by: Vincente Minnelli
- Written by: Alan Jay Lerner
- Cast: Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Georges Guétary, Nina Foch
Splendid – if sometimes garish – romantic musical, with Kelly on top form as a would-be artist kicking up a storm in 'la belle cité'.
Three friends struggle to find work in Paris. Things become more complicated when two of them fall in love with the same woman. Starring Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron and Oscar Levant.
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Glasgow Film Festival: Why I love Gene Kelly3 Feb 2012
Miles Fielder makes a song and dance about the charismatic movie star
For a film lover who hates musicals (this writer), the GFF’s Gene Kelly retrospective ought to be a hard sell. Telling stories through song and dance, Kelly’s forte (the latter of which endeavours earned him a special Oscar in 1951), is anathema to this…
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