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An American in Paris / M-G-M presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; produced by Arthur Freed ; story and screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner ; directed by Vincente Minnelli.

Freed, Arthur, 1894-1973 (Added Author). Lerner, Alan Jay, 1918-1986 (Added Author). Minnelli, Vincente. (Added Author). Kelly, Gene, 1912-1996 (Added Author). Caron, Leslie. (Added Author). Levant, Oscar, 1906-1972 (Added Author). Guétary, Georges. (Added Author). Foch, Nina. (Added Author). Gershwin, George, 1898-1937 (Added Author). Gershwin, Ira, 1896-1983 (Added Author). Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author). Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Georges Guetary, Nina Foch. (Cast).

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Gunn Memorial Library - Washington.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Gunn Memorial Library - Washington DVD CLASSICS AME (Text to phone) 34055145669077 Adult DVD Checked out 05/13/2021

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General Note:
Title from container.
Originally released as a 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, Vincente Minnelli, Arthur Freed, Alan Jay Lerner, Johnny Green, Saul Chaplin, Michael Feinstein, Preston Ames and Irene Sharaff and new observations by Leslie Caron and Nina Foch; "S wonderful: the making of An American in Paris:" spellbinding new documentary about the groundbreaking creation of a musical classic featuring 10 new interviews, including Leslie Caron and Nina Foch (in HD); new ultra-resolution digital transfer; American Masters Career profile "Gene Kelly: anatomy of a dancer;" vintage FitzPatrick Traveltalks short "Paris on parade;" classic cartoon "Symphony in slang;" "Love walked in" outtake song sequence; audio-only bonuses: outtake songs gallery and Gene Kelly/Leslie Caron/Johnny Green radio promos; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, George Gershwin ; lyrics, Ira Gershwin.
Participant or Performer Note:
Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Georges Guetary, Nina Foch.
Summary, etc.:
Jerry Mulligan is an ex-G.I. and a struggling American painter in Paris. He is 'discovered' by an influential heiress with an interest in more than Jerry's art. Jerry in turn falls for Lise, a young French girl already engaged to a cabaret singer. Jerry jokes, sings and dances with his best friend, an acerbic would-be concert pianist. Romance between Jerry and Lise becomes complicated.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Blu-ray disc, full screen (1.33:1); Dolby Digital 1.0 mono., 1080p High Definition ; (Special features: audio may vary, standard definition); requires Blu-ray player.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
This Blu-ray disc is copy protected.
Language Note:
English, dubbed French, dubbed German, dubbed Italian or dubbed Spanish dialogue; Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish or Swedish subtitles; English, German or Italian subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing; (Special features: English dialogue, Dutch, English, French, Italian, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles).
Subject: Painters > France > Paris > Drama.
Pianists > France > Paris > Drama.
Rich people > France > Paris > Drama.
Fiancées > France > Paris > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > France > Paris > Drama.
Genre: Musical films.
Feature films.
Romance films.
Musical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Video recordings.

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