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The Resource Gigi, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents an Arthur Freed production ; directed by Vincente Minnelli

Gigi, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents an Arthur Freed production ; directed by Vincente Minnelli

Label
Gigi
Title
Gigi
Statement of responsibility
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents an Arthur Freed production ; directed by Vincente Minnelli
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A musical set in Paris in which a girl trained as a high society courtesan falls in love with a rich and handsome boulevardier
Awards note
  • Golden Globes, 1959: Best Motion Picture - Musical; Best Motion Picture Director (Vincente Minnelli); Best Supporting Actress (Hermione Gingold).
  • Academy Awards, 1959: Best Picture (Arthur Freed); Best Director (Vincente Minnelli); Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium (Alan Jay Lerner); Best Cinematography, Color (Joseph Ruttenberg); Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White or Color (William A. Horning, E. Preston Ames, Henry Grace, F. Keogh Gleason); Best Costume Design, Black-and-White or Color (Cecil Beaton); Best Film Editing (Adrienne Fazan); Best Music, Original Song (Frederick Loewe, Alan Jay Lerner); Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture (André Previn).
Cataloging source
LVL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Screenplay and lyrics, Alan Jay Lerner ; music, Frederick Loewe
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: G
Language note
Languages and subtitles in English and French; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.G45 2000
PerformerNote
Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier, Louis Jourdan, Hermione Gingold, Eva Gabor, Jacques Bergerac, Isabel Jeans
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1894-1973
  • 1888-1972
  • 1897-1987
  • 1921-1995
  • 1927-
  • 1891-1985
  • 1918-1986
  • 1901-1988
  • 1873-1954
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Freed, Arthur
  • Minnelli, Vincente
  • Caron, Leslie
  • Chevalier, Maurice
  • Jourdan, Louis
  • Gingold, Hermione
  • Gabor, Eva
  • Bergerac, Jacques
  • Jeans, Isabel
  • Lerner, Alan Jay
  • Loewe, Frederick
  • Colette
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Turner Entertainment Co
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
116
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Courtesans
  • Paris (France)
  • Courtesans
  • Manners and customs
  • France
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Gigi, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents an Arthur Freed production ; directed by Vincente Minnelli
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1958
  • Based on the novel by Colette
  • Special features: Interactive menus, theatrical trailer, scene access
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm47103681
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Standard version and Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Isbn
9780790744070
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569506022
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
65060
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)47103681
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Gigi, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents an Arthur Freed production ; directed by Vincente Minnelli
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1958
  • Based on the novel by Colette
  • Special features: Interactive menus, theatrical trailer, scene access
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm47103681
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Standard version and Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Isbn
9780790744070
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569506022
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
65060
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)47103681
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
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