• An American in Paris (1951)

An American in Paris

Release Date: October 4th, 1951

DVD Release Date: April 27th, 1999

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 53 min

Plot Summary

Jerry Mulligan (Gene Kelly) is an American ex-GI who stays in post-war Paris to become a painter, and falls for the gamine charms of Lise Bouvier (Leslie Caron). However, his paintings come to the attention of Milo Roberts, a rich American heiress, who is interested in more than just art.

Cast: Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Georges Guétary, Nina Foch, Eugene Borden, Martha Barnattre, Ann Codee

Director: Vincente Minnelli

Genres: Romance , Musical

Production Co: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Distributors: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: 1950s, Rivalry, Love, Love interest, Touching, Lighthearted

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Awards

Winner Best Motion Picture
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Film Editing
Nominated Directing
Nominated Film and British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1952)
Winner Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Winner Art Direction (Color)
Winner Writing (Story and Screenplay)
Winner Costume Design (Color)
Winner Music (Scoring of a Musical Picture)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Winner Cinematography (Color)