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Uniform Title American in Paris (Motion picture)
Title An American in Paris [videorecording] / 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.

Imprint Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2008]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    L AMER AP C11DVD    Available
Edition 2-disc special ed.
Description 2 videodiscs (114 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released 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).
Credits 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.
Cast Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Georges Guetary, Nina Foch.
Summary An American expatriate painter living in Paris falls in love with an engaged French woman.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen presentation ; Dolby Digital mono.
Language English or dubbed French dialogue, optional English, French, Japanese or Thai subtitles ; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
Subject Expatriate painters -- France -- Paris -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Paris (France) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Romance films.
Dance films.
Musical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Lerner, Alan Jay, 1918-1986.
Freed, Arthur, 1894-1973.
Minnelli, Vincente.
Kelly, Gene, 1912-1996.
Caron, Leslie.
Levant, Oscar, 1906-1972.
Gu├ętary, Georges.
Foch, Nina.
Gilks, Alfred.
Fazan, Adrienne.
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937.
Gershwin, Ira, 1896-1983.
Green, Johnny, 1908-1989.
Chaplin, Saul, 1912-1997.
Salinger, Conrad.
Alton, John.
Loew's Incorporated.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Added Title Paris on parade.
Symphony in slang.
American masters. Gene Kelly : anatomy of a dancer.
Gene Kelly : anatomy of a dancer.
'S wonderful : creating "An American in Paris".
ISBN 1419866370
Standard No. 883929003952
883929041107 French container
Music No. 3000017735 Warner Home Video (container)
1000043443 Warner Home Video (French container)
3000018847 Warner Home Video (French container)
2000003621 Warner Home Video (disc 1)
2000003622 Warner Home Video (disc 2)

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