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

An American in Paris, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [presents] ; produced by Loew's Incorporated ; story and screen play 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 [presents] ; produced by Loew's Incorporated ; story and screen play by Alan Jay Lerner ; produced by Arthur Freed ; directed by Vincente Minnelli
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • jpn
  • tha
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
An American expatriate painter living in Paris falls in love with an engaged French woman
Related
Awards note
Academy Award, 1951: Best Picture.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
American in Paris (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Alfred Gilks ; film editor, Adrienne Fazan ; music by George Gershwin ; lyrics by Ira Gershwin ; musical direction, Johnny Green, Saul Chaplin ; orchestrations, Conrad Salinger ; choreography by Gene Kelly ; ballet photographed by John Alton
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated by the MPAA
Language note
  • In English or dubbed French; with optional English, French, Japanese or Thai subtitles
  • Subtitled for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.A343 2008
PerformerNote
Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Georges Guetary, Nina Foch
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1918-1986
  • 1894-1973
  • 1912-1996
  • 1906-1972
  • 1898-1937
  • 1896-1983
  • 1908-1989
  • 1912-1997
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lerner, Alan Jay
  • Freed, Arthur
  • Minnelli, Vincente
  • Kelly, Gene
  • Caron, Leslie
  • Levant, Oscar
  • Guétary, Georges
  • Foch, Nina
  • Gilks, Alfred
  • Fazan, Adrienne
  • Gershwin, George
  • Gershwin, Ira
  • Green, Johnny
  • Chaplin, Saul
  • Salinger, Conrad
  • Alton, John
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Loew's Incorporated
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
114
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Expatriate painters
  • Painters
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Paris (France)
  • Paris (France)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
An American in Paris, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [presents] ; produced by Loew's Incorporated ; story and screen play by Alan Jay Lerner ; produced by Arthur Freed ; directed by Vincente Minnelli, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1951
  • Special features (disc 1, 20 min.): optional audio commentary hosted by Patricia Ward Kelly, with Arthur Freed, Gene Kelly, Vincente Minnelli, Alan Jay Lerner, Saul Chaplin, Leslie Caron, Nina Foch, Michael Feinstein, Johnny Green, Preston Ames & Irene Sharaff; "Paris on parade" FitzPatrick TravelTalk short (c1938, 9 min.); "Symphony in slang" cartoon (c1951, 7 min.); theatrical trailer (4 min.)
  • Special features (disc 2, 161 min.): "Gene Kelly : anatomy of a dancer" episode of the television program American Masters (c2002, 87 min.); "''S wonderful : creating 'An American in Paris'" documentary (c2008, 42 min.); "Love walked in" outtake song sequence (3 min.); 14 audio outtakes (15 min. total); 3 radio interviews with Johnny Green, Gene Kelly & Leslie Caron (14 min. total)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn236209556
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-disc special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (114 min.)
Isbn
9781419866371
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929003952
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 3000017735
  • 2000003621
  • 2000003622
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)236209556
System details
DVD, fullscreen, region 1, dual-layer; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
An American in Paris, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [presents] ; produced by Loew's Incorporated ; story and screen play by Alan Jay Lerner ; produced by Arthur Freed ; directed by Vincente Minnelli, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1951
  • Special features (disc 1, 20 min.): optional audio commentary hosted by Patricia Ward Kelly, with Arthur Freed, Gene Kelly, Vincente Minnelli, Alan Jay Lerner, Saul Chaplin, Leslie Caron, Nina Foch, Michael Feinstein, Johnny Green, Preston Ames & Irene Sharaff; "Paris on parade" FitzPatrick TravelTalk short (c1938, 9 min.); "Symphony in slang" cartoon (c1951, 7 min.); theatrical trailer (4 min.)
  • Special features (disc 2, 161 min.): "Gene Kelly : anatomy of a dancer" episode of the television program American Masters (c2002, 87 min.); "''S wonderful : creating 'An American in Paris'" documentary (c2008, 42 min.); "Love walked in" outtake song sequence (3 min.); 14 audio outtakes (15 min. total); 3 radio interviews with Johnny Green, Gene Kelly & Leslie Caron (14 min. total)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn236209556
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-disc special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (114 min.)
Isbn
9781419866371
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929003952
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 3000017735
  • 2000003621
  • 2000003622
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)236209556
System details
DVD, fullscreen, region 1, dual-layer; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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