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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

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

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
Member of
Is part of
Awards note
Academy Award (1951): Best art direction, Best cinematography, Best costume design, Best music, Best picture, Best writing.
Cataloging source
BKC
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
Dewey number
791.43/72
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
Series statement
TCM Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends film collection. Gene Kelly
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Americans
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Paris (France)
  • Americans
  • Man-woman relationships
  • 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
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 [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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc side 1. Movie -- disc side 2. Special features
Control code
ocm41391204
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard version.
Extent
1 videodisc (114 min.)
Isbn
9780780665811
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929157778
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 65069
  • 26660
  • 3000033384
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)41391204
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
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 [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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc side 1. Movie -- disc side 2. Special features
Control code
ocm41391204
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard version.
Extent
1 videodisc (114 min.)
Isbn
9780780665811
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929157778
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 65069
  • 26660
  • 3000033384
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)41391204
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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