Gigi (1958)


Sixty-three years ago today, the film Gigi premiered at the Royale Theatre in New York City to immediate affection. Gigi went on to become the most Oscar winning film of all time. Directed by Liza’s father, music conducted by Mia’s husband. What more do you want? It really is just a wonderful movie. You should see this.

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Title: Gigi
Directed by: Vincente Minnelli
Produced by: Arthur Freed
Screenplay by: Alan Jay Lerner
Based on: Gigi by Colette
Starring: Leslie Caron, Louis Jourdan, Maurice Chevalier, Hermione Gingold, Eva Gabor, Jacques Bergerac, Isabel Jeans
Music by: Frederick Loewe
Music adapted and conducted by: André Previn
Cinematography: Joseph Ruttenberg
Edited by: Adrienne Fazan
Distributed by: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date: May 15, 1958
Running time: 115 minutes
Budget: $3.3 million
Box office: $13.2 million
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