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Sidney, George 1916-2002

Works: 194 works in 731 publications in 8 languages and 13,965 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  History  Romantic comedy films  Historical films  Romance films  Swashbuckler films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Restager , Performer, fmd, Film editor, Interviewee, Printer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Show boat by George Sidney( Visual )

67 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical extravaganza which celebrates the loves and heartbreaks of a Mississippi riverboat troupe, starting with a young girl whose heart is stolen by a dashing gambler
Bye bye Birdie( Visual )

35 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in English and held by 1,693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When rock star Conrad Birdie gets drafted, his manager organizes a nationwide contest in which one lucky girl wins a farewell kiss on The Ed Sullivan show
Kiss me Kate by Cole Porter( Visual )

57 editions published between 1953 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lilli Vanessi and Fred Graham, a battling, once-married couple, are reunited to star in a musical version of The taming of the shrew. On stage they fight it out and backstage they continue to clash. But backstage and downstage, viewers get to see lavish numbers and hear wonderful Cole Porter tunes
Viva Las Vegas by George Sidney( Visual )

46 editions published between 1963 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucky Jackson arrives in town with his car literally in tow ready for the first Las Vegas Grand Prix. At least, he will be ready to race once he has the money to buy an engine. He gets the cash easily enough, but loses it when a pretty swimming pool manager takes his mind off things. It seems he will lose both the race and the girl. His problems don't get any easier when rival Elmo Mancini, a fellow racer and womaniser, gets in the way
Annie get your gun by Panola College( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Butler, handsome star of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, bags clay pigeons and ladies' hearts. He's the best marksman in the world--until a backwoods hoyden challenges him. Her name? Annie Oakley
Anchors aweigh by George Sidney( Visual )

27 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two lovesick sailors on shore leave in Hollywood fall hard for the same beautiful singer. The race for Susie's heart leads them both into a series of comical and musical adventures
Pal Joey by Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph)( Visual )

29 editions published between 1957 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the story of a nightclub entertainer who is also a heel. He romances a wealthy socialite to get her to finance his own nightclub, then falls for a chorine he hires for the club
The Harvey girls by George Sydney( Visual )

10 editions published between 1946 and 2017 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Susan Bradley, a mail order bride, is disappointed in the man whom she was to marry, so she takes a job as a waitress in a Harvey restaurant
The three musketeers by George Sidney( Visual )

16 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man joins the Musketeers to foil an evil cardinal's plot to seize control of France
Greatest classic films collection by Betty Hutton( Visual )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven brides for seven brothers (1954, 102 min.): Adam is the eldest of seven brothers who goes to town to get a wife. He convinces Milly to marry him that same day. They return to his backwoods home where she discover he has six brothers - all living in his cabin. Milly sets out to reform the uncouth siblings, who are anxious to get wives of their own. Adam reads about the Roman capture of the Sabine women and develops an inspired solution to his brothers' loneliness
Scaramouche by George Sidney( Visual )

30 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disguised as a stage clown, Andre Moreau perfects his skill as a swordsman in order to strike a blow for the French Revolution
The Eddy Duchin story by George Sidney( Visual )

14 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and German and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duchin is a talented pianist and bandleader who sets New York society on its ear in the 1930s and 1940s. Duchin arrives in Manhattan dreaming only of a 'red Stutz Bearcat and a bankroll as big as the Ritz.' He goes on to steal the heart of society girl Marjorie Oelrichs, who teaches him that love, not money, brings happiness. But then tragedy happens, it leaves Duchin alone with a newborn son and no will to live
Bathing beauty by George Sidney( Visual )

17 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoping to win back his estranged swimming-coach wife, a lovestruck songwriter enrolls in a women's college
Esther Williams( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On an island with you: "While shooting on location in the South Pacific, a movie star is pursued by a handsome Naval officer who is convinced she is the girl for him"
Thousands cheer( Visual )

9 editions published between 1943 and 2009 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aerialist-turned-G.I. romances a colonel's daughter. But the real story is the most spectacular camp show in military history, featuring skits and songs
Half a sixpence by David Heneker( Visual )

10 editions published between 1967 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humble London drapery clerk Arthur Kipps inherits a fortune. He briefly forgets his old mates and his faithful girlfriend, but soon discovers that high society is not his cup of tea
Who was that lady? ; How to save a marriage and ruin your life( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who was that lady?: A man caught cheating tells his wife he is an FBI agent undercover
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Harvey girls: Susan meets a cheery group of young women traveling out to open a 'Harvey House' restaurant at a remote whistle stop to provide good cooking and wholesome company for railway travelers
Key to the city( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opposites attract in this slapstick comedy romance starring Clark Gable and Loretta Young in their first and final pairing since The Call of the Wild (1935). Key to the City also marked the final screen appearance of Frank Morgan, whose nearly 100-picture career included six with Gable as well as The Wizard of Oz, his best-known film
The Kim Novak collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Middle of the Night: A young woman is in a relationship with her boss, nearly twice her age, and their families' disapproval threatens their happiness
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Viva Las Vegas
Bye bye BirdieKiss me KateViva Las VegasPal JoeyGreatest classic films collectionThe Eddy Duchin storyHalf a sixpence
Alternative Names
George Sidney Amerikaans filmregisseur (1916-2002)

George Sidney amerikanischer Regisseur und Filmproduzent

George Sidney réalisateur américain

George Sidney regista statunitense

George Sidney yhdysvaltalainen elokuvaohjaaja ja -tuottaja

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