An American in Paris
An American expatriate painter living in Paris falls in love with an engaged French woman.
Subjects:Expatriate painters -- France -- Paris -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Painters -- United States -- Drama.
Paris (France) -- Drama.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other Authors:Alton, John.
Chaplin, Saul, 1912-1997.
Freed, Arthur, 1894-1973.
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937.
Gershwin, Ira, 1896-1983.
Green, Johnny, 1908-1989.
Kelly, Gene, 1912-1996.
Lerner, Alan Jay, 1918-1986.
Levant, Oscar, 1906-1972.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Two-disc special ed.
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2008.
2 videodiscs (114 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated by the MPAA.
French title: Américain à Paris
DVD, region 1, dual-layer; Dolby digital mono.
Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Georges Guetary, Nina Foch.
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.
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).
In English or dubbed French; with optional English, French, Japanese or Thai subtitles.
Subtitled for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Disc 1: feature film
Disc 2: special features.
Publisher or Distributor Number:
3000017735Link to PAC