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Greatest Classic Films Collection. Best Picture Winners. [Disc 2], Gigi ; An American in Paris [DVD].

Gigi: Gaston is the scion of a wealthy Parisian family who finds emotional refuge from the superficial lifestyle of upper class Parisian 1900s society with the former mistress of his uncle and her outgoing, tomboy granddaughter, Gigi. When Gaston becomes aware that Gigi has matured into a woman, her grandmother and aunt, who have educated Gigi to be a wealthy man's mistress, request he become her provider. An American in Paris: Jerry Mulligan is a struggling American painter in Paris who is 'discovered' by an influential heiress. She just happens to an interested in more than Jerry's art. Jerry in turn falls for Lise, a young French girl already engaged to a cabaret singer. His relationshp with Lise is filled with romantic complications.

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2009


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Summary: Gigi: Gaston is the scion of a wealthy Parisian family who finds emotional refuge from the superficial lifestyle of upper class Parisian 1900s society with the former mistress of his uncle and her outgoing, tomboy granddaughter, Gigi. When Gaston becomes aware that Gigi has matured into a woman, her grandmother and aunt, who have educated Gigi to be a wealthy man's mistress, request he become her provider. An American in Paris: Jerry Mulligan is a struggling American painter in Paris who is 'discovered' by an influential heiress. She just happens to an interested in more than Jerry's art. Jerry in turn falls for Lise, a young French girl already engaged to a cabaret singer. His relationshp with Lise is filled with romantic complications.
Title: Greatest classic films collection. Best picture winners. [Disc 2], Gigi ; An American in Paris [DVD].
Publisher Date: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2009]
Subject: Rich people -- France -- Paris -- Drama. Mistresses -- France -- Paris -- Drama. Americans -- France -- Paris -- Drama. Artists -- France -- Paris -- Drama. Man-woman relationships -- Drama
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System Items Available: 1
System Items Total: 3
Call Number: 791.43 Gre
Oclc: 317631946
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Bib Id: 328836

Format: DVD
Summary: Gigi: Gaston is the scion of a wealthy Parisian family who finds emotional refuge from the superficial lifestyle of upper class Parisian 1900s society with the former mistress of his uncle and her outgoing, tomboy granddaughter, Gigi. When Gaston becomes aware that Gigi has matured into a woman, her grandmother and aunt, who have educated Gigi to be a wealthy man's mistress, request he become her provider. An American in Paris: Jerry Mulligan is a struggling American painter in Paris who is 'discovered' by an influential heiress. She just happens to an interested in more than Jerry's art. Jerry in turn falls for Lise, a young French girl already engaged to a cabaret singer. His relationshp with Lise is filled with romantic complications.
Title: Greatest classic films collection. Best picture winners. [Disc 2], Gigi ; An American in Paris [DVD].
Publisher, Date: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2009]
Description: 1 videodisc (229 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: G (Gigi) ; Not rated (An American in Paris).
Series: Turner classic movies. Best Picture winners
Series: Turner classic movies. Best Picture winners.
Subjects: Rich people -- France -- Paris -- Drama.
Subjects: Mistresses -- France -- Paris -- Drama.
Subjects: Americans -- France -- Paris -- Drama.
Subjects: Artists -- France -- Paris -- Drama.
Subjects: Man-woman relationships -- Drama
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Romance films
Genre: Musical films
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Other Author: Caron, Leslie
Other Author: Chevalier, Maurice, 1888-1972
Other Author: Jourdan, Louis
Other Author: Gingold, Hermione, 1897-1987
Other Author: Gábor, Eva, 1921-1995
Other Author: Bergerac, Jacques, 1927-
Other Author: Jeans, Isabel, 1891-1985
Other Author: Kelly, Gene, 1912-1996
Other Author: Levant, Oscar, 1906-1972
Other Author: Guétary, Georges
Other Author: Foch, Nina
Other Author: Loewe, Frederick, 1901-1988
Other Author: Gershwin, Ira, 1896-1983
Other Author: Gershwin, George, 1898-1937
Other Author: Colette, 1873-1954. Gigi
Other Author: Freed, Arthur, 1894-1973
Other Author: Lerner, Alan Jay, 1918-1986
Other Author: Minnelli, Vincente
Other Author: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Other Author: Arthur Freed Productions
Other Author: Warner Home Video (Firm)
Other Title: Best picture winners [DVD]
Other Title: At head of title: Turner classic movies [DVD]
Other Title: TCM greatest classic films. Best picture winners [DVD]
Other Title: Gigi [DVD]
Other Title: American in Paris [DVD]
Other Title: Gigi (Motion picture)
Other Title: American in Paris (Motion picture)
Notes: Title from set container.
Notes: Gigi is based on the novel by Colette.
Notes: Special features: [Side A]: Commentary by historian Jeanine Basinger with Leslie Caron; vintage short "The million dollar nickel;" classic CinemaScope cartoon "The vanishing duck;" theatrial trailer. [Side B]: Commentary hosted by Patricia Ward Kelly and featuring rare interviews with Gene Kelly, Vincente Minnelli, Arthur Freed, Alan Jay Lerner, Johnny Green, Saul Chaplin, Michael Feinstein, Preston Ames and Irene Sharaff, and new observations by Leslie Caron and Nina Foch; vintage FitzPatrick Traveltalks short "Paris on parade;" classic cartoon "Symphony in slang;" theatrical trailer.
Notes: Gigi: Music, Frederick Loewe.
Notes: An American in Paris: Music, George Gershwin ; lyrics, Ira Gershwin.
Notes: Gigi cast: Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier, Louis Jourdan, Hermoine Gingold, Eva Gabor, Jacques Bergerac, Isabel Jeans.
Notes: An American in Paris cast: Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Georges Guétary, Nina Foch.
Notes: DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) or widescreen (letterbox, enchanced); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer.
Notes: This DVD disc is copy protected.
Notes: Gigi: English (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed French (Dolby mono.) dialogue, English, French or Japanese subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: An American in Paris: English (Dolby mono.) or dubbed French (Dolby mono.) dialogue, English, French, Japanese or Thai subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Contents: [Side A]: Gigi / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents Arthur Freed Productions ; screenplay and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner ; directed by Vincente Minnelli ; (1958 ; 115 min. ; col.)-- [Side B]: An American in Paris / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Arthur Freed ; story and screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner ; directed by Vincente Minnelli ; (1951 ; 114 min. ; col.).
Publisher Number: 1000045343
Publisher Number: 2000006181
Publisher Number: 3000019609
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 3
Call Number: 791.43 Gre
Medium: [DVD].