This is a Visual History Recording

Visual History with Stanley Donen

Interviewed by: Raymond De Felitta

Stanley Donen’s interest in musicals began at age 9 on seeing Fred Astaire in Flying Down to Rio. At age 16, he moved to New York and found work as a dancer on Pal Joey, where he met future collaborator Gene Kelly.

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