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An American in Paris Film Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 22 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of An American in Paris.
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Jerry's Art

After serving in the War, Jerry stayed in Paris so that he could perfect the art of painting. Jerry had enjoyed the hobby for years, and he has finally decided to make it into a profession. Jerry's art is symbolic of his passion and willingness to pursue his dreams.

Jerry loves his profession and works hard at it. We see him painting all over Paris and trying to sell his paintings on the street. When he meets Milo, he has never sold a painting, and he sends customers away if he doesn't like them. Jerry is so attached to his art that it has become a part of him.

Because of his profession, Milo is interested in Jerry, and their friendship begins a whole new part of his life. When Jerry is first out with Milo, he meets Lise and decides that she...

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