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Stanley Donen


Who is Stanley Donen?

Stanley Donen is an American film director and choreographer whose most celebrated works are Singin' in the Rain and On the Town, both of which he co-directed with actor and dancer Gene Kelly. His other noteworthy films include Royal Wedding, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Funny Face, Indiscreet, Damn Yankees!, Charade, and Two for the Road. He received an Honorary Academy Award in 1998 for his body of work and a Career Golden Lion from the Venice Film Festival in 2004. He was hailed by film critic David Quinlan as "the King of the Hollywood musicals". Donen married five times and had three children. His current long term partner is film director and comedian Elaine May.

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Film Composers (2015)

by Thomas S. Hischak

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Google previewThe World of Musicals: An Encyclopedia of Stage, Screen, and Song [2 volumes] (2014)

by Mark A. Robinson

Stanley Donen, born in Columbia, South Carolina, would grow up to become one of film's most celebrated directors and choreographers. On Broadway, Donen appeared in the chorus of ...

Google previewThe New Biographical Dictionary of Film (2014)

Sixth Edition by David Thomson

and with Ingrid Bergmanin Indiscreet (58, Stanley Donen). Apartfrom North byNorthwest, the final films wereno more than modest exercise for Grant. Retirement ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Religion and Film (2011)

by Eric Michael Mazur

Stanley Donen. Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Eleanor Bron, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sports Films (2010)

by K Edgington, Thomas Erskine, James M. Welsh

DIRECTORS: George Abbott, Stanley Donen. SCREENPLAY: ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of British Film (2016)

Fourth edition by Brian McFarlane

but Stanley DONEN took over when Barry died of meningitis. OTHER BRITISH FILMS: Sitting Target (1972 ), ...

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