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Donen, Stanley

Works: 496 works in 1,838 publications in 10 languages and 29,484 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Biography  History  Love stories  Fiction  Revues  Musicals  Musical films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Choreographer, Interviewee, Production personnel, Author of screenplay, Author, Performer, Restager, Film editor, Composer, Singer, Editor, Contributor, Conceptor, Other, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Stanley Donen
Singin' in the rain by Nacio Herb Brown( visu )
192 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 5,536 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( visu )
169 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,866 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( visu )
64 editions published between 1054 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,676 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( visu )
75 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,356 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
On the town by Leonard Bernstein( visu )
58 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,658 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( visu )
37 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,526 libraries worldwide
A labor/management dispute at the Sleeptite Pajama Factory is the subject of this musical comedy
Royal wedding by Stanley Donen( visu )
111 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,474 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 Jerry Ross( visu )
11 editions published between 1958 and 2004 in English and held by 1,091 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( visu )
39 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,005 libraries worldwide
Romance is in the air when a dashing diplomat is introduced to a beautiful and famous actress. The fact that he's married doesn't stop the love-struck pair from falling into a passionate affair
The little prince by Richard Kiley( visu )
34 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 969 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
Two for the road by Stanley Donen( visu )
26 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 953 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( visu )
21 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 563 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( visu )
12 editions published between 1955 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 539 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 ( visu )
19 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 487 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( visu )
13 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in English and held by 434 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 395 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
Arabesque by Stanley Donen( visu )
35 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 388 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
Love letters by A. R Gurney( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 318 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
Greatest classic films collection by Betty Hutton( visu )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 301 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
Deep in my heart by Stanley Donen( visu )
8 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in English and held by 194 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
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
English (853)
German (25)
French (13)
Italian (11)
Multiple languages (11)
Spanish (4)
Chinese (1)
Russian (1)
Dutch (1)
Panjabi (1)
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