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The Resource An American in Paris, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Loew's Incorporated ; story and screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner ; produced by Arthur Freed ; directed by Vincente Minnelli, (videorecording)

An American in Paris, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Loew's Incorporated ; story and screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner ; produced by Arthur Freed ; directed by Vincente Minnelli, (videorecording)

Label
An American in Paris
Title
An American in Paris
Statement of responsibility
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Loew's Incorporated ; story and screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner ; produced by Arthur Freed ; directed by Vincente Minnelli
Title variation
Américain à Paris
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Artistic director
Screenwriter
Choreographer
Composer
Cinematographer
Costume designer
Director
Film editor
Lyricist
Musical director
Production personnel
Producer
Sound designer
Set designer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
An ex-GI loves Paris and loves even more an alluring, but engaged, perfume-shop clerk
Related
Awards note
Academy Award (1951): Best art direction, Best cinematography, Best costume design, Best music, Best picture, Best writing.
Cataloging source
FYM
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
American in Paris (Motion picture)
Credits note
Lyrics by Ira Gershwin ; music by George Gershwin ; musical direction, Johnny Green and Saul Chaplin ; choreography by Gene Kelly ; director of photography, Alfred Gilks ; ballet photographed by John Alton ; art directors, Cedric Gibbons and Preston Ames ; film editor, Adrienne Fazan ; recording supervisor, Douglas Shearer ; set decorations, Edwin B. Willis ; special effects, Warren Newcombe, Irving G. Ries ; orchestrations, Conrad Salinger ; costumes designed by Orry-Kelly ; Beaux Arts Ball costumes designed by Walter Plunkett ; ballet costumes designed by Irene Sharaff
Intended audience
Not rated by MPAA
Language note
In English or dubbed French with optional English or French subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Georges Guetary, Nina Foch
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1918-1986
  • 1894-1973
  • 1912-1996
  • 1906-1972
  • 1896-1983
  • 1898-1937
  • 1908-1989
  • 1912-1997
  • 1895-1960
  • 1899-1971
  • 1890-1963
  • 1897-1964
  • 1902-1982
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Minnelli, Vincente
  • Lerner, Alan Jay
  • Freed, Arthur
  • Kelly, Gene
  • Caron, Leslie
  • Levant, Oscar
  • Guétary, Georges
  • Foch, Nina
  • Gershwin, Ira
  • Gershwin, George
  • Green, Johnny
  • Chaplin, Saul
  • Gilks, Alfred
  • Alton, John
  • Gibbons, Cedric
  • Ames, Preston
  • Fazan, Adrienne
  • Shearer, Douglas
  • Willis, Edwin B
  • Newcombe, Warren
  • Ries, Irving G.
  • Salinger, Conrad
  • Orry-Kelly
  • Plunkett, Walter
  • Sharaff, Irene
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Loew's Incorporated
  • Turner Entertainment Co
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
114
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Americans
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Paris (France)
  • Americans
  • Man-woman relationship
  • Paris (France)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
An American in Paris, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Loew's Incorporated ; story and screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner ; produced by Arthur Freed ; directed by Vincente Minnelli, (videorecording)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/war65069d.gif
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1951
  • Also issued as part of the box set: Gene Kelly collection
  • Special features: Concerto of a commentary hosted by Patricia Ward Kelly and featuring rare, often previously unheard interviews with Gene Kelly ... [et al.] and new observations with Leslie Caron and Nina Foch ; Vintage FitzPatrick traveltalks short Paris on parade ; classic cartoon Symphony in slang ; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn697793511
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard version.
Extent
1 videodisc (114 min.)
Isbn
9780780665811
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929157778
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
00033384
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)697793511
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
An American in Paris, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Loew's Incorporated ; story and screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner ; produced by Arthur Freed ; directed by Vincente Minnelli, (videorecording)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/war65069d.gif
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1951
  • Also issued as part of the box set: Gene Kelly collection
  • Special features: Concerto of a commentary hosted by Patricia Ward Kelly and featuring rare, often previously unheard interviews with Gene Kelly ... [et al.] and new observations with Leslie Caron and Nina Foch ; Vintage FitzPatrick traveltalks short Paris on parade ; classic cartoon Symphony in slang ; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn697793511
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard version.
Extent
1 videodisc (114 min.)
Isbn
9780780665811
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929157778
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
00033384
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)697793511
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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