WorldCat Identities

Caesar, Sid 1922-2014

Overview
Works: 261 works in 809 publications in 3 languages and 15,368 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Biography  Rock films  Film adaptations  Road films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Narrator, Director, Author, Speaker, Singer, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sid Caesar
Grease by Randal Kleiser( Visual )

28 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During their summer vacation, Danny Zuko and Sandy Olsson meet at a beach. Sandy enrolls at Rydell High School, where Danny is a student. Sandy's new friend Frenchy is a member of the schoolgirl clique 'The Pink Ladies.' Danny is the leader of the 'The T-Birds' gang. Kenickie is his second-in-command. Neither Danny or Sandy know they are attending the same school. The Pink Ladies decide to reunite Danny and Sandy, but Danny wants to protect his cool image, and his behavior towards Sandy concerns and upsets her. Sandy's good girl behavior makes is difficult for Danny since he wants to remain cool, but wants to be with Sandy at the same time. On the last day of school the two get back together
It's a mad, mad, mad, mad world by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

44 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,015 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 )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 1,058 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 )

23 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 766 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 )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 665 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 521 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 by Lewis Carroll( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 445 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 cheap detective by Peter Falk( Visual )

8 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and held by 391 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
The best of Johnny Carson and friends!( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 35 episodes of classic television--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, The Milton Berle Show
Love is never silent by Joseph Sargent( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Janice and Abel live in their own world. A world of signs. Signs they are ashamed to show. They are quite young when they leave deaf school to marry, and they must fight for their lives in the hearing world. The depression is hard, but being unable to hear often means tragedy for their family. Their daughter Margaret can hear, and becomes the link for Janice and Abel to the world of hearers, a world they don't understand and don't trust. Margaret struggles with her own need for independence and the obligation she feels toward her parents. The treatment of deaf people in 1930's society, and the toll that the resultant misunderstandings take on a family, is well depicted in this film
Your show of shows( Visual )

172 editions published between 1950 and 1999 in English and held by 234 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
The Sid Caesar collection( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 226 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
Sid Caesar in Little me : original Broadway cast recording by Cy Coleman( Recording )

8 editions published between 1962 and 1993 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Emperor's new clothes by H. C Andersen( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 198 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
Sid Caesar collection : the fan favorites( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of classic sketches from the television comedy series Your show of shows, and Caesar's hour. Features new interviews with the writers and staff
A Christmas snow by Jim Stovall( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 168 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 )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 139 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
The Sid Caesar collection( Visual )

10 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of classic sketches from two television comedy series starring Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Howard Morris, Nanette Fabrary, Carl Rener. Features new interviews with the writers and staff
The wonderful ice cream suit( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy based on a story by Ray Bradbury. A story of five men who, down on their luck with only $100 between them, buy one magical white suit that will ultimately transform their lives. This enchanted suit brings out their innermost desires and makes each of their dreams come true in a multitude of ways
 
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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 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 بازیگر آمریکایی

シド・シーザー

席德·西泽

Languages
English (375)

French (2)

Italian (1)

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