By Sue Harris

ISBN-10: 1844574717

ISBN-13: 9781844574711

An American in Paris (1951) used to be a landmark movie within the careers of Vincente Minnelli, Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron. A joyous social gathering of George Gershwin's song, French paintings, the wonderful thing about dance and the fabled urban of sunshine, the movie used to be heralded as a unprecedented instance of leisure 'for mass and sophistication alike'. Choreographed through Kelly on the top of his occupation, it gave new stature to the Hollywood musical, and showcased as by no means sooner than the creative ambition, technical abilities, inventive mind's eye and collaborative ethos of MGM's pioneering Arthur Freed Unit.

Sue Harris attracts on archival fabric to track the film's improvement from notion to monitor. delivering new insights into the layout method particularly, she exhibits how An American in Paris tested the cinematic template for a urban with which Hollywood may turn into more and more infatuated within the a long time to follow.

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