On the Town

On the Town

"They Paint The Town With Joy!"
  • Passed
  • 1949
  • 1 hr 38 min
  • 7.4  (16,226)
  • 71

Three sailors on a day of shore leave in New York City look for fun and romance before their twenty-four hours are up. Based on a Broadway musical by the same name. The film marked the directorial debut for both Gene Kelly and the eight year younger choreographer Stanley Donen. They got to know each other in 1940, when they both worked as dancers in the Broadway production of the musical "Pal Joey", and Donen had worked as Kelly 's assistant choreographer in Hollywood since 1944. In 1952 they would co-direct "Singin' in the Rain".

On the Town
On The Town (Trailer 1)
On The Town (Trailer 1)

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On The Town
On The Town

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Description
Three sailors on a day of shore leave in New York City look for fun and romance before their twenty-four hours are up. Based on a Broadway musical by the same name. The film marked the directorial debut for both Gene Kelly and the eight year younger choreographer Stanley Donen. They got to know each other in 1940, when they both worked as dancers in the Broadway production of the musical "Pal Joey", and Donen had worked as Kelly 's assistant choreographer in Hollywood since 1944. In 1952 they would co-direct "Singin' in the Rain".

On the Town is a 1949 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 38 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.4 and a MetaScore of 71.

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  • Release Date
    1949
  • MPAA Rating
    Passed
  • Runtime
    1 hr 38 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.4  (16,226)
  • Metascore
    71