Chauncey -Theater 1 Fri, Dec 31 5:00 PM
Series Info
Series:Special Event
Film Info
Rating:Not Rated
Runtime:114 minutes
Director:Vincente Minnelli
Year Released:1951
Production Country:USA


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PLEASE NOTE: this event will be full capacity with enhanced wellness protocols in place requiring either a 72-hour (or less) negative COVID-19 test or documentation of a vaccine card in lieu of a negative COVID-19 test for each individual 12 or older attending.

Trois, deux, un - bonne annee! FilmScene's annual countdown to the New Year on Paris time includes champagne and French hors d'oeuvres!

Film begins at 5pm. Join us an hour early at 4pm for our special reception in the Chauncey lobby.

"A fluid, beautifully picturesque affair, this elaborate development of the boy-meets-girl theme is as lavish and handsome an offering as any entertainment seeker ever found for the price." - Mae Tinee, Chicago Tribune

"An American in Paris offers wit, beauty, charm, smart dancing, happy music, melodious singing, and originality. There's nostalgia, as well, for those who have known and loved Paris." Marjory Adams, Boston Globe

Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron sing and dance to the music of George and Ira Gershwin in this winner of six Academy Awards, including Best Picture.When ex-GI Jerry Mulligan (Kelly) remains in Paris to pursue life as an artist, he is discovered by a wealthy patroness interested in more than his art. But Mulligan falls in love with a French shop girl (Caron) who is engaged to his best friend.