An American in Paris
(DVD) 

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Published
[Place of publication not identified] : Turner Entertainment Co. ;, [1999].
Format
DVD
Edition
Standard version.
ISBN
0790744414, 9780790744414, 0792841522, 9780792841524, 0790772876 (set), 9780790772875 (set), 0780665813, 9780780665811
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (114 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. 
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Published
[Place of publication not identified] : Turner Entertainment Co. ;, [1999].
Edition
Standard version.
Language
English
ISBN
0790744414, 9780790744414, 0792841522, 9780792841524, 0790772876 (set), 9780790772875 (set), 0780665813, 9780780665811
UPC
012569506923, 027616627322, 085392666027, 2761662732, 012569506923, 883929157778

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General Note
Originally released as motion picture in 1951.
General Note
Also issued as part of the box set: Gene Kelly collection.
General Note
Special features: Concerto of a commentary hosted by Patricia Ward Kelly and featuring rare, often previously unheard interviews with Gene Kelly [and others] and new observations with Leslie Caron and Nina Foch ; Vintage FitzPatrick traveltalks short Paris on parade ; classic cartoon Symphony in slang ; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production 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.
Participants/Performers
Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Georges Guetary, Nina Foch.
Description
An ex-GI loves Paris and loves even more an alluring, but engaged, perfume-shop clerk.
Target 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.

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Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Minnelli, V., Lerner, A. J., Freed, A., Kelly, G., Caron, L., Levant, O., Guétary, G., Foch, N., Gershwin, I., Gershwin, G., Green, J., Chaplin, S., Gilks, A., Alton, J., Gibbons, C., Ames, P., Fazan, A., Shearer, D., Willis, E. B., Newcombe, W., Ries, I. G., Salinger, C., Orry-Kelly, 1., Plunkett, W., & Sharaff, I. (1999). An American in Paris (Standard version.). Turner Entertainment Co. ;.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Vincente, Minnelli et al.. 1999. An American in Paris. Turner Entertainment Co..

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Vincente, Minnelli et al.. An American in Paris Turner Entertainment Co., 1999.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Minnelli, Vincente,, et al. An American in Paris Standard version., Turner Entertainment Co. ;, 1999.

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