Reading ➿ Dancing on the Ceiling: Stanley Donen and his Movies Author Stephen M. Silverman – Reliableradio.co.uk

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 wives, and a love affair with Elizabeth Taylor and that h


  2. says:

    The Book Report Really now, how mysterious is the subject treated in this book It s a professional biography filmography of the life of ace director former wunderkind Stanley Donen, of Singin in the Rain , Seven Brides for Seven Brothers , Indiscreet and Charade fame Being a professional biograp


  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 gives credit where cred...


  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 car cter when, in fact, he gets the completely opposite effect If I were Stanley Donen I wouldn t be happy with this book.


  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 favorite movies.


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