WorldCat Identities

Donen, Stanley

Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Stanley Donen
Singin' in the Rain by Gene Kelly( Visual )

314 editions published between 1951 and 2018 in 10 languages and held by 5,806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silent movies are giving way to talking pictures, and a hoofer-turned-matinee idol is caught in that bumpy transition, as well as his buddy, prospective ladylove, and shrewish co-star
Charade by Stanley Donen( Visual )

270 editions published between 1963 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 3,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trio of crooks relentlessly pursues a young American through Paris for the fortune her dead husband stole from them. The only person she can trust is a sauve, mysterious stranger
Seven brides for seven brothers by Gene De Paul( Visual )

94 editions published between 1054 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 2,700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the new bride of a roughneck Oregon pioneer finds she has to keep house for her husband's six rowdy brothers, she decides to groom them so that they can find brides of their own
Funny face by Stanley Donen( Visual )

106 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Cinderella story about an inconspicuous salesgirl who is whisked off to Paris by a group of fashion magazine sophisticates and transformed into a dazzling model with whom the magazine's photographer falls in love
On the town by Leonard Bernstein( Visual )

89 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three sailors have a 24-hour shore leave to enjoy New York. They are especially concerned with the female inhabitants of the city, and each finds his own to cuddle up with. Chip tries but can't resist the advances of a cab driver, Ozzie gladly fills the role of a lovely anthropologist's "prehistoric man," and Gabey finds the model who poses for the Miss Turnstiles advertisements, who isn't quite the glamorous celebrity he envisioned
Royal wedding by Stanley Donen( Visual )

130 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their show closes in New York, siblings Tom and Ellen Bowen head across the Atlantic by ship to England for a chance at another performance. During the voyage, Ellen falls for a British lord and when they land, Tom becomes attracted to a dancer he meets at an audition. Will Tom and Ellen's newfound romances break up their partnership?
The pajama game by George Abbott( Visual )

55 editions published between 1957 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A labor/management dispute at the Sleeptite Pajama Factory is the subject of this musical comedy
Indiscreet by Stanley Donen( Visual )

48 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American diplomat in London falls in love with an internationally known actress but protects himself by saying he is married. When she discovers that he is really single, her revenge is right on target!
"Damn Yankees" by Richard Adler( Visual )

19 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What if you could help your favorite team win the pennant? And what if you got to be the star of that team? For lifelong Washington Senators fan Joe Boyd that dream comes true when after seeing his team lose yet again, he rashly declares that he would sell his soul to the devil to see his team beat the Yankees. The Devil goes by Mr. Applegate now, and he agrees that Joe--a one-time baseball standout--will play for the Senators and help them reach the promised land. But Joe persuades Applegate to give him an escape clause, should he dislike his new identity. Applegate declares that he can back out at any time before the last game of the season--if he plays in the final game, he'll belong to the Devil. Featuring members of the original Broadway cast (Tab Hunter was not in the original cast)
Two for the road by Stanley Donen( Visual )

37 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joanna is in a touring girl's choir and Mark is a struggling architect when they first meet on the road in Europe. The film follows their life together - through courtship and marriage, infidelity and parenthood - all on the road
The little prince by Richard Kiley( Visual )

40 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A French pilot crashes his airplane in the middle of the Sahara Desert and comes upon a young prince from another planet. The little prince tells the pilot that he is inspecting the universe and stays in the desert long enough to convey to the pilot his impression of the earth and stories of other planets he has visited
Greatest classic films collection by Betty Hutton( Visual )

11 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven brides for seven brothers (1954, 102 min.): Adam is the eldest of seven brothers who goes to town to get a wife. He convinces Milly to marry him that same day. They return to his backwoods home where she discover he has six brothers - all living in his cabin. Milly sets out to reform the uncouth siblings, who are anxious to get wives of their own. Adam reads about the Roman capture of the Sabine women and develops an inspired solution to his brothers' loneliness
The grass is greener by Stanley Donen( Visual )

24 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jealous English earl (Grant) who wants to keep his beautiful wife (Kerr) first tries suave trickery but finally resorts to a duel with pistols
It's always fair weather by Stanley Donen( Visual )

20 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three World War II buddies vow to reunite for old time's sake in 10 years. When they do, they discover their friendhsip has fizzled, until a hilarious day restores it
Arabesque by Stanley Donen( Visual )

52 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic thriller about an Oxford professor who is hired by a mysterious Arab oil magnate to decipher a secret message and befriends his exotic companion
Take me out to the ball game by Betty Comden( Visual )

15 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two baseball pros who moonlight as a song-and-dance team in the off-season. They both lose their hearts to the new female manager
Gene Kelly : anatomy of a dancer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the life and career of Gene Kelly who revolutionized musical and movie dancing, making it accessible for all people. Uses extended film clips, interviews with colleagues and critics and filmed interview segments from 1976 with Kelly
Love letters by A. R Gurney( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andy is a serious down-to-earth attorney. Melissa is a lively, free-spirited artist. These two opposites have a definite attraction. They are childhood friends who share a lifetime of experiences through a voluminous series of letters and notes. Their correspondence follows a bittersweet path of boarding schools, marriage, children, divorce and missed opportunities. It's the life journey of two soul mates - enacted through words both written and unsaid - who share the greatest gift of all: the gift of love
Bedazzled by Harold Ramis( Visual )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lovestruck young man sells his soul to the Devil in exchange for seven wishes, with unexpected consequences
Deep in my heart by Stanley Donen( Visual )

18 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While Broadway swings to the jazzy beat of ragtime, Sigmund Romberg continues to play the beautiful waltzes of his native Austria at the Cafe Vienna. Persuaded by the cafe owner to compose in the new style, he creates a hit song, which leads to great musical success, but the woman he loves is reluctant to return his feelings
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.22 (from 0.12 for Greatest c ... to 0.94 for Cantando b ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Singin' in the Rain
CharadeSeven brides for seven brothersFunny faceIndiscreetThe little princeGreatest classic films collectionThe grass is greenerIt's always fair weatherArabesque
Alternative Names
Donen, Stan

Donen Stan 1924-....

Stanley Donen americký filmový režisér

Stanley Donen Amerikaans filmregisseur

Stanley Donen amerikai filmrendező

Stanley Donen réalisateur américain

Stanley Donen regista e coreografo statunitense

Stanley Donen reżyser amerykański

Stanley Donen US-amerikanischer Regisseur und Choreograf

Донен, Стэнли

Стенлі Донен

Стэнли Донен американский режиссёр и хореограф

סטנלי דונן

استنلی دانن طراح رقص، تهیه‌کننده، رقاص، و کارگردان آمریکایی

도넌, 스탠리 1924-

스탠리 도넌


ドーネン, スタンリー