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The Resource An American in Paris : the movie, 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 : the movie, 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 : the movie
Title
An American in Paris
Title remainder
the movie
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
Contributor
Actor
Artistic director
Author of screenplay,
Choreographer
Cinematographer
Composer
Costume designer
Director
Film editor
Lyricist
Musical director
Producer
Production personnel
Set designer
Sound 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
Awards note
Academy Award (1951): Best art direction, Best cinematography, Best costume design, Best music, Best picture, Best writing.
Cataloging source
BKC
Characteristic
videorecording
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
LC call number
  • PN1995.9.M86
  • M1527.G47! A464 1999
LC item number
A543 1999
PerformerNote
Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Georges Guetary, Nina Foch
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1912-1996
  • 1918-1986
  • 1894-1973
  • 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
  • Kelly, Gene
  • Minnelli, Vincente
  • Lerner, Alan Jay
  • Freed, Arthur
  • 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)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
An American in Paris : the movie, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Loew's Incorporated ; story and screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner ; produced by Arthur Freed ; directed by Vincente Minnelli, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
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
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
Control code
ocm41391204
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
1 videodisc (114 min.)
Isbn
9781419866371
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
MUSICAL 791.437 AMERICAN ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; [A17MD020, #13, 4@14.99, ES/RT ] ; CNC 9/17.
Other control number
  • 883929157778
  • 883929003952
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
3000033384
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 41391204
  • (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 : the movie, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Loew's Incorporated ; story and screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner ; produced by Arthur Freed ; directed by Vincente Minnelli, (videorecording)
Publication
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
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
Control code
ocm41391204
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
1 videodisc (114 min.)
Isbn
9781419866371
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
MUSICAL 791.437 AMERICAN ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; [A17MD020, #13, 4@14.99, ES/RT ] ; CNC 9/17.
Other control number
  • 883929157778
  • 883929003952
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
3000033384
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 41391204
  • (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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