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Donen, Stanley

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Singin' in the rain by Nacio Herb Brown( Visual )

447 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 8,290 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 )

255 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 3,018 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 )

113 editions published between 1054 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,710 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
On the town by Leonard Bernstein( Visual )

103 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three sailors have a 24-hour shore leave to enjoy New York
Royal Wedding The Belle of New York by Stanley Donen( Visual )

165 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Royal Wedding: Tom and Ellen are siblings whose London stage engagement overlaps Princess Elizabeth's royal wedding
The pajama game by Stanley Donen( Visual )

47 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,487 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 )

76 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actress Anna Kaplan begins an affair with the dashing-- and seemingly married-- diplomat, Philip Adams. She soon discovers that he is not married, but simply playing a ruse to avoid commitment, and plots revenge
"Damn Yankees" by Jerry Ross( Visual )

13 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and held by 1,077 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 )

59 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 990 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 Antoine de Saint-Exupéry( Visual )

49 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 949 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
The grass is greener by Stanley Donen( Visual )

30 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 588 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
Greatest classic films collection by Betty Hutton( Visual )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 554 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
It's always fair weather by Stanley Donen( Visual )

19 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 540 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 by Harold Ramis( Visual )

27 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lovestruck young man sells his soul to the Devil in exchange for seven wishes, with unexpected consequences
Take me out to the ball game by Betty Comden( Visual )

18 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 430 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
Arabesque by Stanley Donen( Visual )

54 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 417 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
Gene Kelly : anatomy of a dancer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 389 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. Features extended film clips, interviews with colleagues and critics and filmed interview segments from 1976 with Kelly
Love letters by A. R Gurney( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 328 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
Deep in my heart by Zhihua Yang( Visual )

20 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 209 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
Kiss them for me by Stanley Donen( Visual )

13 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desperate to keep his men on the straight and narrow while on a 4-day leave from the Navy, a Lieutenant commits a trio to becoming spokesmen at a local shipyard. Before long, one is courting the shipmaker's voluptuous daughter with hilarious results
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Singin' in the rain
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Stanley Donen Amerikaans filmregisseur

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Stanley Donen reżyser amerykański

Stanley Donen US-amerikanischer Regisseur und Choreograf

Донен, Стэнли

Стенлі Донен

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

도넌, 스탠리 1924-

스탠리 도넌



CharadeSeven brides for seven brothersIndiscreetThe little princeThe grass is greenerGreatest classic films collectionIt's always fair weatherArabesque