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Title Gigi [videorecording] / Turner Entertainment Co. ; MGM presents an Arthur Freed production ; screenplay and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner ; directed by Vincente Minnelli.

Publisher Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2008.
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 Belmar Library  DVD F 791.4372 GIGI  7-day loan    ON SHELF
Edition Special ed., anamorphic widescreen.
Description 2 videodiscs (115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary Set in turn-of-the-century Paris, a young girl, Gigi, is being groomed by her grandmother to become a courtesan.
Note Based on the novel by Colette.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1958.
Features: Commentary by historian Jeanine Basinger with Leslie Caron, vintage short "The million dollar nickel," cartoon "The vanishing duck," theatrical trailer, "Thank heaven! the making of Gigi" new documentary about the turbulent creation of a musical classic featuring Leslie Caron and Vincente Minnelli, includes 1949 nonmusical first screen version of Gigi, starring Danièle Delorme and directed by Jacqueline Audrey.
Contents Gigi (1958 musical film version) -- The million dollar nickel -- The vanishing duck -- Gigi (1949 non-musical film version) / Spalter International Pictures presents ; produced by Claude Dolbert for Codo Cinema ; directed by Jacqueline Audry -- Thank heaven! the making of Gigi.
Cast Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier, Louis Jourdan, Hermione Gingold, Eva Gabor, Jacques Bergerac, Isabel Jeans, John Abbott.
Note MPAA rating: G.
Systm Detail DVDs, Dolby digital 5.1.
Use Terms For private home use only.
Language In English or French with optional English, French, or Japanese subtitles.
Note Academy Awards, 1958: Best Picture; Costume Design; Best Screenplay based on material from another Medium: Lerner; Best Director: Vincente Minelli; Best Color Cinematography; Best Scoring of a Musical Picture: Andre Previn; Best Film Editing; Best Color Art Direction/Set Direction; Best Production Design; Best Title Song: Lerner and Loewe for Gigi. Chevalier also won an honorary Academy Award.
Subject Colette, 1873-1954 -- Film and video adaptations.
Courtesans -- France -- Paris -- Drama.
Paris (France) -- Drama.
Academy Awards (Motion pictures)
Closed captioning.
Genre/Form DVD-Video discs.
Feature films.
Musical films.
DVDs for the hearing impaired.
Subject National Film Preservation Foundation Collection (Library of Congress)
Local Subj American Film Institute's 100 Greatest Love Stories.
Feature Film Collection.
Subject Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Genre/Form Romance films.
DVDs for the hearing impaired.
Fiction films.
Local Subj AFI's 100 Years...100 Songs Award ("Thank Heaven for Little Girls")
American Film Institute's 100 Songs.
National Film Preservation Foundation Collection (Library of Congress)
American Film Institute's 100 Greatest Love Stories.
Other Author Caron, Leslie.
Minnelli, Vincente.
Caron, Leslie.
Chevalier, Maurice, 1888-1972.
Jourdan, Louis.
Colette, 1873-1954.
Unif Title Gigi (Motion picture : 1949)
Call # DVD F 791.4372 GIGI
Standard # sky226264101
ISBN 9786312229612 : DVD 20.97
6312229610 : DVD 20.97
ISBN/ISSN 00883929003389 gtin-14
Upc 883929003389
Video # 1000035859 Warner Home Video
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