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In memoriam: Stanley Donen & Tomi Ungerer

STANLEY DONEN (1924-2019) I was saddened this morning by the news of director Stanley Donen's death. Variety's obit marked him as "the last surviving helmer of note from Hollywood’s golden age," which struck me as a bit of a wake-up call. Donen died at 94. Donen's credits contain some of the most beloved films of all time -- indeed, if SINGIN' IN THE RAIN alone were his sole credit, he'd have still made an indelible mark on Hollywood history. But other films included ON THE TOWN, SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS, KISMET, FUNNY FACE, DAMN YANKEES, BEDAZZLED, and (a personal favorite) CHARADE -- a charming comic caper with Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn, often called "the best Hitchcock film th

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