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Gene Kelly, SOTM - 3rd week =)


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Next week's homage to Gene Kelly will include another 4 wonderful MGM musicals, including the winner for Best Picture of 1951! B-)

 

Pirate, The (1948)

An actor poses as a notorious pirate to court a romantic Caribbean girl. Cast: Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Gladys Cooper. Dir: Vincente Minnelli. C-102 mins, TV-PG, CC

 

American in Paris, An (1951)

An American artist finds love in Paris but almost loses it to conflicting loyalties. Cast: Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant. Dir: Vincente Minnelli. C-113 mins, TV-G, CC, DVS

 

Brigadoon (1954)

Two American hunters in Scotland discover a mystical village that only materializes once every century. Cast: Gene Kelly, Cyd Charisse, Van Johnson. Dir: Vincente Minnelli. C-108 mins, TV-G, CC, Letterbox Format

 

Ziegfeld Follies (1946)

Legendary showman Flo Ziegfeld imagines the kind of Follies he could produce with MGM's musical stars. Cast: Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Judy Garland. Dir: Vincente Minnelli and others. C-110 mins, TV-G, CC

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> Speaking of Gene Kelly, does anyone know about his

> little facial scar? The question just came up in the

> "Ask Mongo" thread, but thought it might be worth

> repeating here.

 

Had a half-moon shaped scar on his left cheek caused by a bicycle accident he had as a young boy.

 

--IMDb

 

(this has probably already been answered in the "Ask Mongo" thread)

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yay! it's Monday! you know what that means! It's Gene Kelly movie night! woot! I'm excited to see An American in Paris...I haven't seen that one in a while. This is a million times better then garbage night at my house!

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> yay! it's Monday! you know what that means! It's Gene

> Kelly movie night! woot! I'm excited to see An

> American in Paris...I haven't seen that one in a

> while. This is a million times better then garbage

> night at my house!

 

Yup, it's gonna be awesome, and you know it! B-)

 

And it starts in about half an hour! :D

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Started off by pointing out it reunited GK and Judy Garland six years after For Me and My Gal and that it was based on a Broadway play that didn't have any music originally... and MGM originally planned to do a straight romantic comedy with Greer Garson and Cary Grant.

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> Started off by pointing out it reunited GK and Judy

> Garland six years after For Me and My Gal and

> that it was based on a Broadway play that didn't have

> any music originally... and MGM originally planned to

> do a straight romantic comedy with Greer Garson and

> Cary Grant.

 

Thanks so much. Hate I missed the intro but at least I know what I missed... ;)

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