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An American in Paris video

from 1951 movie with Gene Kelly as Jerry Mulligan and Leslie Caron as Lise Bouvier. Quotes
Jerry Mulligan: This is Paris. And I'm an American who lives here. My name, Jerry Mulligan and I'm an ex-G.I. In 1945, when the Army told me to find my own job I stayed on. And I'll tell you why. I'm a painter. All my life that's all I've ever wanted to do. For a painter, the mecca of the world for study, for inspiration and for living is here on this star called Paris. No wonder so many artists have come here and called it home. Brother, if you can't paint in Paris, give up and marry the boss' daughter.
 
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Jerry Mulligan: Well, in America, Saturday night's the big night. No work, no school, when you get home, no money.
Lise Bouvier: And Sunday? Is Sunday nice in America?
Jerry Mulligan: In America, everybody catches cold on Sunday.
Lise Bouvier: Did you?
Jerry Mulligan: Well, sometimes. Sometimes. What about you? Aren't you sick of the life and times of Mulligan?
Lise Bouvier: I'd rather listen to you. I don't like to talk about myself.
Jerry Mulligan: You'll have to get over that.
Lise Bouvier: Why?
Jerry Mulligan: With a binding like you've got people will want to know what's in the book.
Lise Bouvier: What does that mean?
Jerry Mulligan: Well, primarily, it means you're a very pretty girl.
Lise Bouvier: I am?
Jerry Mulligan: Yes, you are.
Lise Bouvier: How do you know?
Jerry Mulligan: I heard it on the radio.
Lise Bouvier: Making fun with me.
Jerry Mulligan: Doesn't everybody tell you that?
Lise Bouvier: I haven't been out with many people. And always friends.
Jerry Mulligan: Honey, believe me, I'm no enemy. Lise, I don't know if you're a girl of mystery or just a still water that doesn't run deep but there's one thing I can tell you. If I'd been around sooner, you'd know by now that you're very pretty.

Jerry Mulligan: I have something to tell you. I love you. I love you and everything's going to be all right! I know it is.
Lise Bouvier: I won't see you anymore.
Jerry Mulligan: What do you mean?
Lise Bouvier: I'm getting married.
Jerry Mulligan: You're getting... You're in love with me, aren't you?
Lise Bouvier: It doesn't matter whether I am or not.
Jerry Mulligan: It doesn't matter?
Lise Bouvier: I couldn't leave him.
Jerry Mulligan: Who?
Lise Bouvier: His name is Henri Baurel. I practically owe him my life, Jerry. During the war, my parents worked for the Resistance. I was so young, they asked Henri to hide me and if he'd been caught, it would have been the end of him. But for five years he took care of me. He was all I had and I loved him. And he grew to love me. And now I... Jerry, I can't! You must understand.
Jerry Mulligan: Sure. Well, it's okay. There's a woman who's helping me a lot who means so much to me, I wouldn't want to lose her for anything. My work's so important. Good luck.
Lise Bouvier: Jerry, if it means anything to you, I love you!
Jerry Mulligan: Goodbye, Lise.
    Gene Kelly as Jerry Mulligan
Gene Kelly as Jerry Mulligan


An American in Paris
An American in Paris picture from 1951 movie


Leslie Caron as Lise Bouvier
Leslie Caron as Lise Bouvier