An American in Paris

Riverside Archives

This event has occurred in the past

Riverside Cinema

An American in Paris


Raffertys Theatre


16 October - 18 October 2017

Event Type

Cinema Screening

Winner of 6 Academy Awards including Best Picture, this classic musical film stars Gene Kelly and features the incomparable words and music of Ira and George Gershwin.

Jerry Mulligan (Gene Kelly) is an American ex-GI who stays in post-war Paris to become a painter, and falls for the gamine charms of Lise Bouvier (Leslie Caron). However, his paintings come to the attention of Milo Roberts, a rich American heiress, who is interested in more than just art.

Tickets include tea and biscuits served from 10am

Year: 1951
Classification: G
Distributor: Roadshow Films

Dates & Times:
Monday 16 October 10:30am
Wednesday 18 October 10:30am


Gene Kelly as Jerry Mulligan
Leslie Caron as Lise Bouvier
Oscar Levant as Adam Cook
Georges Guétary as Henri “Hank” Baurel
Nina Foch as Milo Roberts
Eugene Borden as Georges Mattieu


Directed by
Vincente Minnelli

Produced by
Arthur Freed

Written by
Alan Jay Lerner

Music by
George Gershwin
Ira Gershwin
Musical Direction:
Johnny Green
Saul Chaplin

Alfred Gilks
John Alton

Edited by
Adrienne Fazan

Distributed by


Ticket Options

Members Adult $12
Members Concession $9
Adult $15
Concession $12
F/T Student $12
Child Under 16 $10
Transaction fees apply
Phone $4.60
Web $3.60
Counter $2.60
Screen $1.65
School Bookings $3.30


Approximately 1 hour 53 minutes

Connect with Us

We’d love to hear from you! Share your photos, experiences, comments and ideas via social media.

Use hashtag #RiversideParra

Explore more Riverside shows

Gilbert & Sullivan Forever More!

An exuberant concert jam-packed with Gilbert & Sullivan’s devilish patter songs, jolly duets and all the romance and mayhem within.


Christopher Eccleston and Niamh Cusack star in Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Shakespeare’s darkest psychological thriller, captured live on stage.

Black Is The New White

Love, politics and other things you shouldn’t talk about at dinner.