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The Resource An American in Paris, 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, (videorecording)

An American in Paris, 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, (videorecording)

Label
An American in Paris
Title
An American in Paris
Statement of responsibility
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
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Conductor
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Librettist
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • jpn
  • tha
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
An American expatriate painter living in Paris falls in love with an engaged French woman
Awards note
  • Winner, Best Picture (Arthur Freed), Best Writing, Story and Screenplay (Alan Jay Lerner), Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture (Johnny Green, Saul Chaplin), Best Costume Design, Color (Orry-Kelly, Walter Plunkett, Irene Sharaff), Best Cinematography, Color (Alfred Gilks, John Alton), Best Art Direction - Set Decoration, Color (Cedric Gibbons, E. Preston Ames, Edwin B. Willis, F. Keogh Gleason); Nominee, Best Director (Vincente Minnelli), Best Film Editing (Adrienne Fazan) -- 1952 Academy Awards (U.S.A.)
  • Named to the National Film Registry in 1993 by the Library of Congress.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
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
Intended audience
Not rated by the MPAA
Language note
In English or dubbed French ; optional English, French, Japanese or Thai subtitles ; subtitled for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Georges Guetary, Nina Foch
Runtime
114
Technique
live action
Label
An American in Paris, 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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1951
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Disc 1: feature film -- Disc 2: special features
Control code
236209556
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (114 min.)
Isbn
9781419866371
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929003952
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 3000017735
  • 2000003621
  • 2000003622
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)236209556
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1 ; dual-layer disc ; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
An American in Paris, 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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1951
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Disc 1: feature film -- Disc 2: special features
Control code
236209556
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (114 min.)
Isbn
9781419866371
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929003952
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 3000017735
  • 2000003621
  • 2000003622
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)236209556
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1 ; dual-layer disc ; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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