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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Important Information for Users of the Collection
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Stanley Donen papers
    Date (inclusive): 1960-1989
    Collection number: 341
    Creator: Donen, Stanley
    Extent: 34 linear feet of papers.
    Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
    Languages: English

    Important Information for Users of the Collection


    Available by appointment only.

    Publication rights

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the Margaret Herrick Library. Researchers are responsible for obtaining all necessary rights, licenses, or permissions from the appropriate companies or individuals before quoting from or publishing materials obtained from the library.

    Preferred Citation

    Stanley Donen papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Stanley Donen, 1990-1994


    Stanley Donen is an American director, producer, and choreographer. Donen directed some of Hollywood's most acclaimed musicals including SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS (1954) and FUNNY FACE (1957), and co- directed ON THE TOWN (1949), SINGIN' IN THE RAIN (1952), and DAMN YANKEES (1958). He received a 1997 Honorary Award from the Academy.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The Stanley Donen papers span the years 1960-1989 and encompass approximately 34 linear feet. The collection contains production files; the subject files include material pertaining to Stanley Donen Films; scrapbooks; and disc recordings.


    Arranged in the following series: Not arranged in series.

    Indexing Terms

    Donen, Stanley , 1924---Archives.