WorldCat Identities

Caesar, Sid 1922-2014

Works: 294 works in 872 publications in 4 languages and 15,748 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Comedy films  Parody films  Rock films  Biography  Road films  Film adaptations  History  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Narrator, Director, Author, Speaker, Commentator, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Sid Caesar
Grease by Randal Kleiser( Visual )

34 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical concerning the romance between a teenage gang-leader and his naive girlfriend, set in the 1950's
It's a mad, mad, mad, mad world by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

41 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a goofy assortment of motorists unexpectedly learn the whereabouts of a stolen fortune, they speed off on a side-splitting, car-bashing race for the loot
History of the world, part 1 by Mel Brooks( Visual )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mel Brooks' uproarious verson of history proves nothing is sacred as he takes us on a laugh-filled look at what really happened throughout time. His delirious romp features everything from a wild send-up of '2001" to the real stories behind the Roman Empire (Brooks portrays a stand-up philosopher at Caesar's Palace), the French Revolution (Brooks reigns as King Louis XVI) and the Spanish Inquisition (a splashy song-and-dance number with monks and swimming nuns). It's Mel and company at their hilarious best"--Container
Silent movie by Mel Brooks( Visual )

26 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A has-been movie director (Mel Brooks) intends to make a comeback by making a silent movie, and in the process, save his film studio from a takeover by a New York-based conglomerate. The gags are written out in the form of subtitles
Grease 2 by Patricia Birch( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1961 at Rydell High and the Pink Ladies and the T-Birds are still the epitome of cool. But over the summer something has happened to Stephanie, the leader of the Pink Ladies. She feels she has outgrown Johnny, the head T-Bird, and is looking for new love - one who's even cooler and whose bike is even hotter. Newcomer Michael is smitten with Stephanie, so a conflict between Johnny and Michael begin
Pioneers of primetime( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tribute to the icons of early television and an entertaining retrospective on the golden age of television comedy. Includes footage from shows such as "The Milton Berle show", "The Ed Sullivan show", "The Jack Benny show", "The Red Skelton show", "I love Lucy", and "The Honeymooners." Six years in the making, the program features exclusive in-depth interviews with an unprecedented collection of TV's early stars
Alice in wonderland( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most beloved stories comes to life for the small screen. Follow Alice as she meets a white rabbit, a smiling, mischievous cat, a smoking caterpillar, and more
The best of Johnny Carson and friends!( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 35 episodes of classic television with Johnny Carson before he hosted the Tonight Show. Includes episodes from The Johnny Carson Show, Carson's Cellar, The Johnny Carson Morning Show, Who Do You Trust?, The Jack Benny Program, Bobby Darin and Friends, Frank Sinatra Timex Special, Timex All Star Comedy Show, Caesar's Hour, Colgate Comedy Hour, The Martha Raye Show, Shower of Stars, Stars in the Eye, and The Milton Berle Show
The cheap detective by Peter Falk( Visual )

8 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Falk plays a worldly, cynical gumshoe who takes on San Francisco, thugs, crooks, Nazis, femme fatales and the Golden Gate Bridge in this tribute to Casablanca, the Maltese Falcon, and other films from the Hammett/Chandler school of hard-boiled detectives
Love is never silent by Joseph Sargent( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Margaret Ryder, the hearing daughter of deaf parents, grows up during the Great Depression, she alone is the link between Mama and Papa's silent world and the hearing world they do not fully understand. She struggles to keep her parents' deafness a secret from everyone who knows her. Torn between the responsibility she feels for her parents and her own desire for independence, she quietly hides her growing resentment
The Emperor's new clothes by Doris Chase( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the Hans Christian Andersen classic fairy tale, two con artists attempt to swindle the Emperor by playing up to his vanity. They pretend to make him a suit that they claim is so dazzlingly beautiful that none but the very wise are able to see it. In the end, their deceit is revealed by the wisdom of a child
The best of Person to person( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From 1953 to 1959, Edward R. Murrow formally welcomed television viewers into the homes of the twentieth century's most well-known stars and celebrities on 'Person to Person.' Features the Liberace interview re-enacted in 'Good night and good Luck.'
The Sid Caesar collection( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dig deep into Sid's treasure chest of comedy gems and join him for 19 of his rarest sketches-unseen since the 1950's and more priceless than ever! Dusted off and digitally restored, these buried treasures from the golden age of comedy are hilarious
Your show of shows( Visual )

173 editions published between 1950 and 1999 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of classic sketches from the innovative television comedy series of the 1950s starring Imogene Coca, Nanette Fabray, Carl Reiner, Howard Morris and Sid Caesar
Sid Caesar in Little me : original Broadway cast recording by Cy Coleman( Recording )

6 editions published between 1962 and 1993 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sid Caesar collection : the fan favorites( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of classic sketches from two television comedy series starring Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Howard Morris, Nanette Fabray, Carl Reiner
A Christmas snow by Jim Stovall( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Mutterance runs a candy shop and lives with her two adopted children. On Christmas Eve, her mean-spirited landlord, Mr. Snyder, says they must move, as he plans to turn the building into a laundromat. Then a blizzard hits, and Mr. Snyder goes missing. Mrs. Mutterance and her children rescue Mr. Snyder, and he has a change of heart
It's a mad, mad, mad, mad world( Visual )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and French and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a winding desert highway, eight vacation-bound motorists share an experience that alters their plans, and their lives! After a mysterious stranger divulges the location of a stolen fortune, they each speed off in a mind-bending, car-bashing race for the loot, and the most sidesplitting laugh fest in history
Lunch( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the past 40 years, a group of comedy writers and directors have gathered for lunch every other Wednesday. The members and meeting places may occassionally change but their friendship and humor have persisted. These are the fabled guys who made America funny
When comedy went to school( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why are there so many Jewish comedians? Get the answer to this question with a portrait of the country's greatest generation of comics that includes Jerry Lewis, Sid Caesar, Jackie Mason, Mort Sahl, and Jerry Stiller. It is also found in upstate New York's Catskill Mountains, where Jewish immigrants transformed farmland into the 20th century's largest resort complex. It was the setting for a remarkable group of young Jewish-American comedians to hone their craft and become legends
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alice in wonderland
Alternative Names
Caesar, Isaac Sidney 1922-2014

Caesar, Sidney 1922-2014

Sid Caesar acteur américain

Sid Caesar aktor amerykański

Sid Caesar Amerikaans acteur

Sid Caesar amerikansk skodespelar og forfattar

Sid Caesar amerikansk skuespiller og forfatter

Sid Caesar attore, personaggio televisivo e musicista statunitense

Sid Caesar pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Sid Caesar US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Сид Сизар американский комедийный актёр и сценарист

Сід Сизар американський комедійний актор і сценарист

סיד סיזר

סיד סיזר שחקן אמריקאי

سيد سيزر

سید سیزر

سید سیزر بازیگر آمریکایی




English (397)

French (2)

Italian (1)

Spanish (1)

Alice in wonderlandThe cheap detectiveThe best of Person to personThe Sid Caesar collectionSid Caesar collection : the fan favoritesEdward R. Murrow, the best of Person to Person