Stanley Donen papers

Special Collections
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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

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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.