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An American in Paris [videorecording] /

by 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).
Type: materialTypeLabelVisual MaterialPublisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2008Edition: Two-disc special ed.Description: 2 videodiscs (114 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 1419866370; 9781419866371.Uniform titles: American in Paris (Motion picture).Subject(s): Expatriate painters -- France -- Paris -- Drama | Painters -- United States -- Drama | Man-woman relationships -- Drama | Paris (France) -- Drama | Romance films | Dance films | Musical films | Fiction films | Feature films | Films for the hearing impaired | Video recordings for the hearing impairedSummary: An American expatriate painter living in Paris falls in love with an engaged French woman
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DVDs VC 791.4372 AME (Browse shelf) Available

Originally produced as a motion picture in 1951

Special features (disc 1, 20 min.): optional audio commentary hosted by Patricia Ward Kelly, with Arthur Freed, Gene Kelly, Vincente Minnelli, Alan Jay Lerner, Saul Chaplin, Leslie Caron, Nina Foch, Michael Feinstein, Johnny Green, Preston Ames & Irene Sharaff; "Paris on parade" FitzPatrick TravelTalk short (c1938, 9 min.); "Symphony in slang" cartoon (c1951, 7 min.); theatrical trailer (4 min.)

Special features (disc 2, 161 min.): "Gene Kelly : anatomy of a dancer" episode of the television program American Masters (c2002, 87 min.); "''S wonderful : creating 'An American in Paris'" documentary (c2008, 42 min.); "Love walked in" outtake song sequence (3 min.); 14 audio outtakes (15 min. total); 3 radio interviews with Johnny Green, Gene Kelly & Leslie Caron (14 min. total)

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

Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Georges Guetary, Nina Foch

An American expatriate painter living in Paris falls in love with an engaged French woman

Not rated by the MPAA

DVD, region 1, dual-layer; Dolby digital mono

In English or dubbed French; with optional English, French, Japanese or Thai subtitles

Subtitled for the deaf and hard-of-hearing

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