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

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : Turner Entertainment Co. ; Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2010.
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Description 1 videodisc (114 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition; Dolby Digital mono.
Language In English or dubbed French with optional English or French subtitles; closed-captioned.
Note Originally released as motion picture in 1951.
Special features: Concerto of a commentary hosted by Patricia Ward Kelly and featuring rare, often previously unheard interviews with Gene Kelly [and others] and new observations with Leslie Caron and Nina Foch ; Vintage FitzPatrick traveltalks short Paris on parade ; classic cartoon Symphony in slang ; theatrical trailer.
Credits 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.
Awards Academy Award (1951): Best art direction, Best cinematography, Best costume design, Best music, Best picture, Best writing.
Cast Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Georges Guetary, Nina Foch.
Summary An ex-GI loves Paris and loves even more an alluring, but engaged, perfume-shop clerk.
Audience Not rated by MPAA.
Awards Academy Award (1951): Best art direction, Best cinematography, Best costume design, Best music, Best picture, Best writing.
Subject Americans -- France -- Paris -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Paris (France) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Local Subject ACADEMY AWARD WINNERS, 1951.
Genre Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Musical films.
Romance films.
Feature films.
DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Minnelli, Vincente, director.
Lerner, Alan Jay, 1918-1986, screenwriter.
Freed, Arthur, 1894-1973, producer.
Kelly, Gene, 1912-1996, choreographer, actor.
Caron, Leslie, actor.
Levant, Oscar, 1906-1972, actor.
Guétary, Georges, actor.
Foch, Nina, actor.
Gershwin, Ira, 1896-1983, lyricist.
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937, composer.
Green, Johnny, 1908-1989, musical director.
Chaplin, Saul, 1912-1997, musical director.
Gilks, Alfred, cinematographer.
Alton, John, cinematographer.
Gibbons, Cedric, 1895-1960, artistic director.
Ames, Preston, artistic director.
Fazan, Adrienne, film editor.
Shearer, Douglas, 1899-1971, sound designer.
Willis, Edwin B., set designer.
Newcombe, Warren, production personnel.
Ries, Irving G., 1890-1963, production personnel.
Salinger, Conrad, composer.
Orry-Kelly, 1897-1964, costume designer.
Plunkett, Walter, 1902-1982, costume designer.
Sharaff, Irene, costume designer.
Loew's Incorporated.
Turner Entertainment Co.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Note Parallel title from optional subtitles: Américain à Paris.
Added Title American in Paris (Motion picture)
Gene Kelly collection.
ISBN 9780780665811
Standard No. 883929157778
Music No. 300033384 Warner Home Video
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