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Why We Love MGM Musicals

For my second post here on Gene Kelly Fans, I present to you a list of reasons why I think people love …

An American In Paris, A Brit In Heaven

On 2nd November I made a flying visit to London, to the British Film Institute, to hear Leslie Caron talk about her career and to see a newly restored print of An American In Paris (Vincente Minnelli, 1951). I am back home now but still on quite another planet. I was totally stunned by AAIP on the big screen. I am not usually lost for words but I don’t really know how to describe it. I’ll try below.

Lessons from Kelly and Astaire

Arizona resident Lee Mills reminisces about winning a scholarship to work at MGM and taking dance lessons from Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire, …

MGM Musicals: A Primer

The Onion‘s AV Club recently posted a nice overview on MGM musicals. Here’s the AV Club’s definition of their primers: Primer is …