Vintage Original AN AMERICAN IN PARIS - Gene Kelly Movie Poster film 1sh dance

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  • Sold Date: Apr 23, 2015
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This is a Vintage Original - AN AMERICAN IN PARIS - French R-1980 Movie Poster - starring Julie Andrews & Paul Newman - It is not a reprint or reproduction. Poster measures 47" x 63". Poster is in excellent/near mint condition! Colors are as bright and crisp as the day it was printed. Corners and edges are sharp. No tears, tape or pin holes (please see photos). Folded as originally issued. It would be difficult to find another in this good of condition. Displays beautifully!

Please Note: This is authentic movie poster used for advertising the re-release of the film in France in 1980. The image is a dot-metric copy of the original image used for the original 1953 release, which was a common practice for re-release posters in France during the 1980s.
'R.C. Paris 58 B 1857'
Printed in France

This is a large colorful poster of one of the great DANCE classics ! Fabulous Art!

An American in Paris is a 1951 American musical film inspired by the 1928 orchestral composition by George Gershwin. Starring Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Georges Guétary, and Nina Foch, the film is set in Paris, and was directed by Vincente Minnelli from a script by Alan Jay Lerner. The music is by George Gershwin, with lyrics by his brother Ira, with additional music by Saul Chaplin, the music director.
The story

Academy Awards:
Academy Award for Best Picture: Arthur Freed, producer
Academy Award for Best Art – Set Decoration, Color: E. Preston Ames, Cedric Gibbons, F. Keogh Gleason, and Edwin B. Willis
Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Color: John Alton and Alfred Gilks
Academy Award for Best Costume Design, Color: Orry-Kelly, Walter Plunkett, and Irene Sharaff
Academy Award for Best Musical Score: Saul Chaplin and Johnny Green
Academy Award for Best Writing, Scoring and Screenplay: Alan Jay Lerner
Academy Award for Best Director: Vincente Minnelli
Academy Award for Best Film Editing: Adrienne Fazan

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