About

Jerry Mulligan is an exuberant American expatriate in Paris trying to make a reputation as a painter. His friend Adam is a struggling concert pianist who's a long time associate of a famous French singer, Henri Baurel. A lonely society woman, Milo Roberts, takes Jerry under her wing and supports him, but is interested in more than his art.

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Directed by

Vincente Minnelli

Written by

Alan Jay Lerner (Screenplay)

Runtime

113 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

What a joy! It's M-G-M's Technicolor musical!

Cast

Keywords

singing paris france musical painter parfum american-in-paris

Photos

Lists

#800 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#39 on AFI's 100 years...100 passions AFI

Edgar Wright's 1000 favorite movies Edgar Wright

Awards

Oscar for Best Cinematography, Color

Oscar for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color Cedric Gibbons Edwin B. Willis

Oscar for Best Costume Design, Color Orry-Kelly Walter Plunkett

Oscar for Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture