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    Stanley Donen 1924-2019



    Director Stanley Donen has died. He was 94, 2 months shy of his 95th.
    In Hollywood he was often referred to as the King Of The Musical.
    Some of the many films he directed includes:

    ROYAL WEDDING
    SINGING IN THE RAIN
    SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS
    KISMET
    DAMN YANKEES
    CHARADE
    ARABESQUE

    His first wife Jeanne Coyne later married Gene Kelly; his second wife Marion Marshall was a former girlfriend of the director Howard Hawks and later married the actor Robert Wagner; his third wife Adelle, Countess Beatty was the second wife of the 2nd Earl Beatty and his fourth wife Yvette Mimieux was a successful actress. He leaves behind three children.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KELT View Post


    Director Stanley Donen has died. He was 94, 2 months shy of his 95th.
    In Hollywood he was often referred to as the King Of The Musical.
    Some of the many films he directed includes:

    ROYAL WEDDING
    SINGING IN THE RAIN
    SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS
    KISMET
    DAMN YANKEES
    CHARADE
    ARABESQUE

    His first wife Jeanne Coyne later married Gene Kelly; his second wife Marion Marshall was a former girlfriend of the director Howard Hawks and later married the actor Robert Wagner; his third wife Adelle, Countess Beatty was the second wife of the 2nd Earl Beatty and his fourth wife Yvette Mimieux was a successful actress. He leaves behind three children.
    Sad that the Academy Awards left him out of
    the in Memoriam this year.
    Carolyn(1958-2009) always in my heart.

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    Quote Originally Posted by theotherlondon View Post
    Sad that the Academy Awards left him out of
    the in Memoriam this year.
    Oh Lort! Don't get me started on those morons. I think they use Chicken Shit Bingo for Noms and Wins. Out there, it's prolly a Peacock.
    "With the first link, the chain is forged. The first speech censured, the first thought forbidden, the first freedom denied, chains us all irrevocably."

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