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Donen, Stanley

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

232 editions published between 1951 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 5,039 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 are his buddy, prospective ladylove, and shrewish costar. Rediscover the musical masterpiece in dazzling, restored high definition, featuring an all-new documentary special feature that salutes not just the all-time favorite, but also the musical legacy of its producer, songwriter Arthur Freed
Charade by Stanley Donen( Visual )

234 editions published between 1963 and 2019 in 8 languages and held by 2,736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trio of crooks relentlessly pursues a young American through Paris for the fortune her dead husband stole from them
Seven brides for seven brothers by Gene De Paul( Visual )

110 editions published between 1054 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 2,720 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 )

64 editions published between 1957 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 1,988 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 is transformed into a dazzling model with whom the magazine's photographer falls in love
On the town by Leonard Bernstein( Visual )

98 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,755 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
The pajama game by George Abbott( Visual )

66 editions published between 1957 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 1,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

126 editions published between 1951 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical set during Princess Elizabeth's wedding to Philip Mountbatten. A brother-sister dance team go to London and get caught up in romance
"Damn Yankees" by Richard Adler( Visual )

22 editions published between 1958 and 2019 in English and Spanish and held by 1,036 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)
Indiscreet by Stanley Donen( Visual )

57 editions published between 1958 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 1,029 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
The little prince by Antoine De Saint-Exupery( Visual )

45 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 820 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
Singin' in the rain by Nacio Herb Brown( Visual )

102 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A joyous combination of music, dancing and comedy that recalls the days of the motion picture industry when film began to "talk" for the first time
Two for the road by Stanley Donen( Visual )

4 editions published between 1967 and 2005 in English and held by 640 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 grass is greener by Stanley Donen( Visual )

31 editions published between 1960 and 2019 in English and held by 598 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
The story of film : an odyssey by Mark Cousins( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and French and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of film: an odyssey, written and directed by award-winning film-maker Mark Cousins, is the story of international cinema told through the history of cinematic innovation. Five years in the making, The Story of Film: An Odyssey covers six continents and 12 decades, showing how film-makers are influenced both by the historical events of their times, and by each other. It provides a worldwide guided tour of the greatest movies ever made; an epic tale that starts in nickelodeons and ends as a multi-billion dollar globalised digital industry. Described as a 'love letter' to the movies, Cousins visits the key sites in the history of cinema from Hollywood to Mumbai; from Hitchcock's London to the village where Pather Panchali was shot, and features interviews with legendary filmmakers and actors including Stanley Donen, Kyoko Kagawa, Gus van Sant, Lars Von Trier, Claire Denis, Bernardo Bertolucci, Robert Towne, Jane Campion and Claudia Cardinale
It's always fair weather by Gene Kelly( Visual )

25 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three World War II buddies vow to reunite for old time's sake in 10 years. When they do they find their friendship has fizzled, until a day of tangling with romance, the fight game, the ad biz and a new medium called TV restores their bond. Highlights include a romp that uses trash-can lids as dancing shoes, Cyd Charisse routine with broken nosed boxers, and Kelly's tap dance on roller skates
Bedazzled( Visual )

33 editions published between 1968 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

68 editions published between 1956 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "musical about Paris, the world of high fashion, photography and models--and love."
Arabesque by Stanley Donen( Visual )

48 editions published between 1966 and 2019 in 9 languages and held by 399 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 )

16 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 373 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
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Singin' in the Rain
CharadeSeven brides for seven brothersFunny faceIndiscreetThe little princeSingin' in the rainThe grass is greenerIt's always fair weather
Alternative Names
Donen Stan

Stanley Donen American film director and choreographer

Stanley Donen americký filmový režisér

Stanley Donen Amerikaans filmregisseur

Stanley Donen amerikai filmrendező

Stanley Donen amerikansk filmregissör

Stanley Donen amerikansk filmregissør og koreograf

Stanley Donen cineasta estadounidense

Stanley Donen réalisateur américain

Stanley Donen regista e coreografo statunitense

Stanley Donen regizor și coregraf american

Stanley Donen reżyser amerykański

Stanley Donen US-amerikanischer Regisseur und Choreograf

Stanley Donen usona kinoreĝisoro kaj koreografo

Stanley Donen yhdysvaltalainen elokuvaohjaaja

Stenli Donen

Донен Стэнли

Стенли Донън

Стенлі Донен

Стэнли Донен американский режиссёр и хореограф

סטנלי דונן

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

ستانلى دونين

ستانلي دونين مخرج ومنتج أفلام أمريكي

도넌, 스탠리 1924-2019

스탠리 도넌


ドーネン, スタンリー