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Gene Kelly: A Celebration

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In this lavishly illustrated critical celebr ation, Sheridan Morley and Ruth Leon look back with affectio n at the career, on both sides of the camera, of Gene Kelly, one of cinema''s most popular stars. '
Paperback, 168 pages
Published September 1st 1997 by Trafalgar Square Publishing (first published 1981)
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Monica Williams
Apr 03, 2013 Monica Williams rated it really liked it
I don't usually read many biographies, but something about this one caught my eye. I had actually interloaned it from the Library for blog I was writing about Singing in the Rain and I started flipping through the book and the rest is history. It was fun read with a nice balance of text and photographs. The book doesn't hold back about presenting some of the less than pleasant information about Kelly's personality and career. The book is not overly negative, but presents a balanced view. It is a ...more
Oct 27, 2011 Casey rated it liked it
Pretty good! I adore Gene Kelly's movies (even the bad ones!) and am proud to share his birthday and his hometown. This book offers a very informative - if at times hurried - depiction of the rise and fall of his full and unparalleled career.
Nick Platt
Jul 12, 2012 Nick Platt rated it really liked it
I very much enjoyed learning a little bit more about one of my idols, Gene Kelly. He had such talent! It definitely gave me a long list of movies that I need to watch now!!!
Jun 28, 2012 Amy rated it really liked it
Good story about a wonderful person. Amazing how life transformed him from what he was as a child, to an adult.
J. Else
Feb 15, 2009 J. Else rated it really liked it
Pictures are fantastic. Love to go through this book and be reminded of the brilliance of Gene Kelly.
Patti Bertwell
Aug 03, 2013 Patti Bertwell rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I collect books on Dance and Gene Kelly is one of my favorites!! The photos are wonderful!!
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Sep 22, 2008 Joanne Woodhead rated it it was amazing
This is a must for all Gene Kelly fans!
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