Dancing on the Ceiling Stanley Donen and his Movies

Dancing on the Ceiling Stanley Donen and his Movies Stanley Donen forever changed the Hollywood musical by moving it away from the Busby Berkeley extravaganza toward a fluent integration of song dance and story Silverman gives readers a close up portrait of this great director as seen through the eyes of 100 of Donen's contemporaries including Gene Kelly Fred Astaire and Cyd Charisse 93 photos

10 thoughts on “Dancing on the Ceiling Stanley Donen and his Movies

  1. says:

    This book has a lot of meaning for me because it’s about director Stanley Donen We learn a little about his private life in this book namely that he was a Jewish boy born in Columbia South Carolina in 1924 that he has had five

  2. says:

    The Book Report Really now how mysterious is the subject treated in this book? It's a professional biographyfilmography of the life of ace directorformer wunderkind Stanley Donen of Singin' in the Rain Seven Brides for Seven Broth

  3. says:

    Either this book has a bunch of lies in it or other biographies do I don't know which but I do think this book was written with an agenda against Gene Kelly Kelly never says bad things about Stanley Donen in print anyway and always

  4. says:

    This book is no about Stanley Donen but about how the author hates Gene Kelly Besides he seems to try to make Stanley Donen a sympathetic carácter when in fact he gets the completely opposite effect If I were Stanley Donen I wouldn't

  5. says:

    Biography of the director If you love movies particularly musicals you might find this book interesting I didn't like the tone of the book very dismissive of Gene Kelly for one but I can't deny that Donen helped create some of my favori

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