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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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Record details

  • ISBN: 1419876910 (set)
  • ISBN: 9781419876912 (set)
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (229 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: DVD ; Full screen or Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2009]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from set container.
Gigi is based on the novel by Colette.
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.
Formatted Contents Note:
[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.).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Gigi: Music, Frederick Loewe.
An American in Paris: Music, George Gershwin ; lyrics, Ira Gershwin.
Participant or Performer Note:
Gigi cast: Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier, Louis Jourdan, Hermoine Gingold, Eva Gabor, Jacques Bergerac, Isabel Jeans.
An American in Paris cast: Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Georges Guétary, Nina Foch.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: G (Gigi) ; Not rated (An American in Paris).
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) or widescreen (letterbox, enchanced); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
This DVD disc is copy protected.
Language Note:
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.
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.
Subject: Rich people > France > Paris > Drama.
Mistresses > France > Paris > Drama.
Americans > France > Paris > Drama.
Artists > France > Paris > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Feature films.
Genre: Romance films.
Musical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.


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