Greatest Classic Films Collection [videorecording] - Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2009 2009 - 2 videodiscs (464 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. - Turner Classic Movies .

Title from set container. Special features: Disc 1, [Side A]: 2 commentaries with critic Roger Ebert and historian Rudy Behlmer; introduction by Lauren Bacall. [Side B]: Greer Garson Academy Awards footage; photo gallery; 2 World War II-era shorts: "Mr. Blabbermouth" and "For the common defense."; Disc 2,[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. Gigi is based on the novel by Colette. Mrs. miniver is based on the book by Jan Struther

Disc 1, [Side A]: Casablanca (1942 ; 102 min. ; b&w); [Side B]: Mrs. Miniver (1942 ; 133 min. ; b&w).-- Disc 2, [Side A] Gigi(1958 ; 115 min. ; col.); [Side B]: An American in Paris (1951 ; 114 min. ; col.).

Gigi: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents Arthur Freed Productions ; screenplay and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner ; directed by Vincente Minnelli; Music, Frederick Loewe. Gigi: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents Arthur Freed Productions ; screenplay and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner ; directed by Vincente Minnelli; Music, Frederick Loewe. Mrs. Miniver: a William Wyler production ; produced by Sidney Franklin ; screenplay by Arthur Wimperis, George Froeschel, James Hilton & Claudine Wes Mrs. Miniver: a William Wyler production ; produced by Sidney Franklin ; screenplay by Arthur Wimperis, George Froeschel, James Hilton & Claudine Wes Casablanca : a Hal B. Wallis production ; produced by Hal B. Wallis ; screenplay by Julius J. Epstein & Philip G. Epstein and Howard Koch ; directed by Michael Curtiz ; music, Max Steiner Casablanca : a Hal B. Wallis production ; produced by Hal B. Wallis ; screenplay by Julius J. Epstein & Philip G. Epstein and Howard Koch ; directed by Michael Curtiz ; music, Max Steiner An American in Paris :Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Arthur Freed ; story and screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner ; directed by Vincente Minnelli An American in Paris :Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Arthur Freed ; story and screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner ; directed by Vincente Minnelli

Gigi cast: Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier, Louis Jourdan, Hermoine Gingold, Eva Gabor, Jacques Bergerac, Isabel Jeans. Mrs. Miniver cast: directed by William Wyler Casablanca cast: Humphrey Bogard, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains. Conrad Veidt, Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre. An American in Paris cast: Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Georges Guetary, Nina Foch.

[Disc 1]: Casablanca, WWII. Rick Blaine is an exiled American who owns the most popular nightclub in town, Rick's cafe. He comes to have possession of two valuable letters that German couriers were killed trying to deliver to the German high command. Ilsa Lund re-enters Rick's life to purchase the letters he has obtained. Mrs. Miniver: The Miniver's are an English 'middle-class' family who, together, experience life in the first months of World War II. While dodging bombs. The Miniver's son beings courting Lady Beldon's granddaughter. A rose is named after Mrs. Miniver and it is entered into a competition where her rose will go up against Lady Beldon's rose. 900s society with the former mistress of his uncle and her outgoing, tomboy granddaughter, [Disc 2]: 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.

MPAA rating: PG (Casablanca); for mild violence ; MPAA rating: G (Gigi) ; Not rated (Mrs. Miniver, An American in Paris).


Gigi: DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) or widescreen (letterbox, enchanced); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer.
Casablanca, Mrs. Miniver abd An American in Paris: DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1); Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer.


Casablanca: English (Dolby mono.) or dubbed French (Dolby mono.) dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Mrs. Miniver: English (Dolby mono.) or dubbed French (Dolby mono.) dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
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.

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World War, 1939-1945--Morocco--Casablanca--Drama
Americans--France--Paris--Drama
Man-woman relationships--Drama
Artists--France--Paris--Drama




Romance films
War films
Musical films
Feature films

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