From the Golden Age of MGM musicals comes one of the greatest and most celebrated movies of all time. The winner of six Academy Awards®, including Best Picture, this timeless musical follows three friends played by Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron and Oscar Levant as they struggle to find work and love in Paris. Directed by Vincente Minelli, the movie is filled with wonderful dancing choreographed by Kelly and classic music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin including “I Got Rhythm,” "Embraceable You," "Nice Work If You Can Get It" and “Our Love is Here to Stay.”
Rated G, 1951, 1 hour and 53 minutes
Guests are encouraged to bring beach chairs or other easily portable seating items. Set-up begins at 5:30 p.m. with the movie starting at dusk (approximately 8 p.m.). In a continuing partnership with the Newport Beach Film Festival, a selection of the best short animated films from this year’s festival will be shown prior to the main feature. Guests may bring their own snacks and picnic suppers. Patina Catering will have assorted snacks and beverages available for purchase. Barbecues and similar food preparation will not be permitted.