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

Imprint [S.l.] : Turner Entertainment Co. ; Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [1999]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Allendale Branch DVD    AME    Available
 PAS Central Library DVD    AME    DUE 03-04-20
Edition Standard version.
Description 1 videodisc (114 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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 ... [et al.] 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.
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.
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.
Awards Academy Award (1951): Best art direction, Best cinematography, Best costume design, Best music, Best picture, Best writing
Subject Americans -- France -- Paris -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama
Paris (France)
Genre/Form Musical films.
Romance films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Musical films
Feature films
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 Gene Kelly collection.
ISBN 0790744414
0790772876 (set)
9780790772875 (set)
Standard No. 012569506923
085392666027 set
012569506923 (Warner)
Music No. 65069 Warner Home Video
26660 Warner Home Video (set)
3000033384 Warner Home Video

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