The Resource An American in Paris, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Loew's Incorporated ; story and screen play by Alan Jay Lerner ; lyrics by Ira Gershwin ; music by George Gershwin ; produced by Arthur Freed ; directed by Vincente Minnelli

An American in Paris, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Loew's Incorporated ; story and screen play by Alan Jay Lerner ; lyrics by Ira Gershwin ; music by George Gershwin ; produced by Arthur Freed ; directed by Vincente Minnelli

Label
An American in Paris
Title
An American in Paris
Statement of responsibility
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Loew's Incorporated ; story and screen play by Alan Jay Lerner ; lyrics by Ira Gershwin ; music by George Gershwin ; produced by Arthur Freed ; directed by Vincente Minnelli
Title variation
Américain à Paris
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
Member of
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
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • American in Paris (Motion picture)
  • American in Paris (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Alfred Gilks ; choreography by Gene Kelly ; ballet photographed by John Alton ; film editor, Adrienne Fazan ; musical direction, Johnny Green, Saul Chaplin ; orchestrations, Conrad Salinger
Dewey number
791.43/72
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 (SDH)
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.A343 2008
PerformerNote
Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Georges Guetary, Nina Foch
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1918-1986
  • 1894-1973
  • 1912-1996
  • 1906-1972
  • 1898-1937
  • 1896-1983
  • 1908-1989
  • 1912-1997
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lerner, Alan Jay
  • Freed, Arthur
  • Minnelli, Vincente
  • Kelly, Gene
  • Caron, Leslie
  • Levant, Oscar
  • Guétary, Georges
  • Foch, Nina
  • Gilks, Alfred
  • Fazan, Adrienne
  • Gershwin, George
  • Gershwin, Ira
  • Green, Johnny
  • Chaplin, Saul
  • Salinger, Conrad
  • Alton, John
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Loew's Incorporated
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
114
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Expatriate painters
  • Painters
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Expatriate painters
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Painters
  • Paris (France)
  • France
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
An American in Paris, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Loew's Incorporated ; story and screen play by Alan Jay Lerner ; lyrics by Ira Gershwin ; music by George Gershwin ; produced by Arthur Freed ; directed by Vincente Minnelli
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1951
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Feature film ; Special features. Commentary by Patricia Ward Kelly ; Paris on parade ; Symphony in slang ; Theatrical trailer -- Disc 2. Special features. Gene Kelly : anatomy of a dancer ; 'S wonderful : the making of an American in Paris ; Love walked in outtake ; Audio outtakes ; Radio interviews
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
  • Two-disc special ed.
  • Standard version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (114 min.)
Isbn
9781419866371
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 883929003952
  • 883929003952
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 3000017735
  • 2000003621
  • 2000003622
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)236209556
  • 1271498
  • (OCoLC)ocn236209556
  • 1271498
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; dual-layer disc; Dolby digital mono; full screen
Video recording format
DVD
Label
An American in Paris, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Loew's Incorporated ; story and screen play by Alan Jay Lerner ; lyrics by Ira Gershwin ; music by George Gershwin ; produced by Arthur Freed ; directed by Vincente Minnelli
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1951
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Feature film ; Special features. Commentary by Patricia Ward Kelly ; Paris on parade ; Symphony in slang ; Theatrical trailer -- Disc 2. Special features. Gene Kelly : anatomy of a dancer ; 'S wonderful : the making of an American in Paris ; Love walked in outtake ; Audio outtakes ; Radio interviews
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
  • Two-disc special ed.
  • Standard version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (114 min.)
Isbn
9781419866371
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 883929003952
  • 883929003952
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 3000017735
  • 2000003621
  • 2000003622
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)236209556
  • 1271498
  • (OCoLC)ocn236209556
  • 1271498
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; dual-layer disc; Dolby digital mono; full screen
Video recording format
DVD

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