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Uniform Title Gigi (Motion picture)
Title Gigi [videorecording] / MGM presents an Arthur Freed production ; screenplay and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner ; directed by Vincente Minnelli.

Imprint Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2010], ©1958.


Location Call No. Status
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 PAS Hastings Branch DVD    GIG    Available
Description 1 videodisc (115 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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System Details DVD, region 1; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital Surround 5.1, mono.; dual-layer format.
Language English (Dolby Digital Surround 5.1) or French (mono.) dialogue; English, French, or Japanese subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Cast Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier, Louis Jourdan, Hermione Gingold, Eva Gabor, Jacques Bergerac, Isabel Jeans.
Credits Costume, scenery & production design, Cecil Beaton ; director of photography, Joseph Ruttenberg ; film editor, Adrienne Fazan ; music by Frederick Loewe ; music supervised and conducted by André Previn.
Note Based on the novel by Colette.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1958.
Summary A wealthy Gaston finds out he prefers a young Parisian girl to be his wife rather than his mistress.
Note Special features: Commentary by historian Jeanine Basinger with Leslie Caron; vintage short "The million dollar nickel"; classic CinemaScope cartoon "The vanishing duck"; theatrical trailer.
Audience MPAA rating: G.
Awards Academy Awards (1958): Best Picture (Arthur Freed, producer) ; Best Writing, Screenplay based on material from another medium (Alan Jay Lerner) ; Best Directing (Vincente Minnelli) ; Best Art Direction ; Best Cinematography, Color ; Best Costume Design (Cecil Beaton) ; Best Film Editing (Adrienne Fazan) ; Best Music, Scoring of a musical picture (Andre Previn) ; Best Music, Song "Gigi" (Music by Frederick Loewe ; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner)
Subject Colette, 1873-1954 -- Film adaptations.
Courtesans -- France -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- France -- Paris -- Drama.
Mistresses -- France -- Paris -- Drama.
Paris (France) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Drama.
Genre/Form Film adaptations.
Musical films.
Comedy films.
Romance films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Freed, Arthur, 1894-1973, film producer.
Lerner, Alan Jay, 1918-1986, screenwriter, lyricist.
Minnelli, Vincente, film director.
Caron, Leslie, actor.
Chevalier, Maurice, 1888-1972, actor.
Jourdan, Louis, actor.
Gingold, Hermione, 1897-1987, actor.
Gabor, Eva, 1921-1995, actor.
Bergerac, Jacques, 1927- actor.
Jeans, Isabel, 1891-1985, actor.
Beaton, Cecil, 1904-1980, costume designer, production designer.
Ruttenberg, Joseph, 1889-1983, cinematographer.
Fazan, Adrienne, film editor.
Loewe, Frederick, 1901-1988, composer.
Previn, André, 1929- conductor.
Colette, 1873-1954. Gigi.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, production company.
Warner Home Video (Firm), film distributor.
ISBN 078066583X
Standard No. 883929157891
Music No. 3000033398 Warner Home Video

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