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An American in Paris

(DVD - 1999 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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The 1951 Oscar winner for "Best Picture, "An American in Paris" is about the romantic adventures of a carefree young artist in post-WW II Paris.
Title: An American in Paris
[videorecording (DVD)]
Publisher: [S.l.] : Turner Entertainment : Distributed by MGM Home Entertainment : available exclusively through Warner Home Video, c1999.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (114 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.
Notes: DVD ; Dolby Digital mono.
Special features: theatrical trailer, 8-page booklet highlighting the on-screen magic and behind-the-scenes excitment of this all-time favorite.
Also released by Warner Home Video with English and French language soundtracks and English and French subtitles.
Videodisc release of a 1951 motion picture.
Summary: The 1951 Oscar winner for "Best Picture, "An American in Paris" is about the romantic adventures of a carefree young artist in post-WW II Paris.
Audience: Not Rated.
Awards & Distinctions: Academy Award (1951): Best art direction, Best cinematograpy, Best costume design, Best music, Best picture, Best writing.
Additional Contributors: Gershwin, George - 1898-1937.
Levant, Oscar - 1906-1972.
Lerner, Alan Jay - 1918-1986.
Freed, Arthur - 1894-1973
Gershwin, Ira - 1896-1983.
Minnelli, Vincente
Caron, Leslie
Kelly, Gene - 1912-1996.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
ISBN: 0790744414
0792841522
Statement of Responsibility: A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture
Credits: Story and screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner ; music by George Gershwin ; lyrics by Ira Gershwin ; directed by Vincente Minnelli ; produced by Arthur Freed.
Performers: Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Georges Guetary, and Nina Foch.
System Details: DVD format ; Dolby Digital mono; standard format (1.33:1); NTSC; region 1.
Other Language: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Subject Headings: Paris (France) Drama. Man-woman relationships Drama. Americans France Paris Drama.
Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Feature films.
Musical films.
Topical Term: Man-woman relationships
Americans
Publisher No: 65069
906273
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Jun 12, 2014
  • Isley rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

This brilliant musical impressively manages to live up to all the hype. I still slightly prefer Fred and Ginger, but these “second wave” musicals are very well done--especially with someone like Minelli at the helm.

Jan 11, 2014
  • d2013 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A delightful and fun movie!

Dec 17, 2012
  • ychsing rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Gershwin+Gene Kelly, no more to say!

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Jun 16, 2008
  • Dani rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Dani thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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