A Celebration of the MGM Film Musical

In the CD That’s Entertainment: A Celebration of the MGM Film Musical, British conductor John Wilson leads his renowned orchestra in recordings of 14 songs from the studio’s golden era of musicals.  Among them are several songs from films Gene Kelly appeared in: “The Heather on the Hill” from Brigadoon (1954); “Singin’ in the Rain” (from the film of the same title, 1952); “I Got Rhythm,” “Love is Here to Stay,” and the main instrumental title from An American in Paris (1951).

Detailed track information is available at broadwayworld.com, and a preview is available on YouTube.


Jennifer can point to the exact day and time that she fell in love with Gene Kelly: February 24, 2002, probably about 8pm CST. She was watching An American in Paris, and Jerry Mulligan (Gene) was flirting with Lise (Leslie Caron). Jennifer is infatuated with almost everything from Hollywood's golden age of cinema. Her other loyalties (after God, nation, and family) are old music, literature, history, vintage pop culture, vintage baseball, and hanging out in the kitchen with a glass of wine. Her Tumblr covers much of the above.

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