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Sidney, George 1916-2002

Overview
Works: 165 works in 593 publications in 8 languages and 12,012 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Comedy films  Television adaptations  History  Drama  Romance films  Film and video adaptations  Musicals 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Film editor, Performer, Restager , Interviewee, Printer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Show boat by George Sidney( Visual )

54 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,213 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. Presents timeless songs and an equally timeless outcry against racial bigotry
Kiss me Kate by Cole Porter( Visual )

47 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two squabbling, 20th-century ex-marrieds are cast as squabbling Renaissance romantics in a musical version of The taming of the shrew. On stage they fight it out and backstage they continue to clash
Annie get your gun( Visual )

21 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,303 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
Viva Las Vegas( Visual )

37 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucky Jackson arrives in town with his car literally in tow ready for the first Las Vegas Grand Prix. First he has to come up with the money to buy an engine. Working as a waiter, he gets the cash easily enough. He still finds the time to court young Rusty Martin who is the pretty swimming pool manager. Lucky manages to mislay his funds and it seems he will lose both race and girl. His problems are complicated further when rival Elmo Mancini, a fellow racer and womanizer, enters the picture. Perhaps some singing will help
Anchors aweigh : by George Sidney( Visual )

33 editions published between 1945 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical comedy about two sailors on leave in Hollywood who both fall for the same aspiring young singer. This leads to complications as each tries to win her for himself
Pal Joey by George Sidney( Visual )

40 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the hit Rodgers and Hart musical of the same name, follow Joey Evans, a charming nightclub singer who is very popular with the chorus girls in his show. Joey has a comfortable relationship with Vera, a former dancer who is now a rich widow. But when Linda enters his life, Joey suddenly has to choose between convenience and something far more substantial. Newly remastered. Special features includes Backstage and At Home with Kim Novak
The Harvey girls by George Sidney( Visual )

16 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and French and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a train trip West to become a mail order bride Susan Bradley meets a cheery crew 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 travellers. When Susan and her bashful suitor find romance daunting, Susan joins the Harvey Girls instead. The saloon across the street with its alluring worldly-wise women offers them tough competition, fair and foul, and Susan catches the eye of the Ned Trent, the distant but intense proprietor of the bar
Scaramouche by George Sidney( Visual )

34 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
Alexandre Dumas' The three Musketeers by George Sidney( Visual )

17 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 383 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 )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven brides for seven brothers: 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. Kiss me Kate: Fred is a director and Lilly is an actress who are divorced. They are brought back together by Cole Porter who has written a musical version of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew. The couple seem to act a great deal like the characters they play. A fight on the opening night threatens the production, not to mention the two thugs who have the mistaken idea that Fred owes their boss money and insist on staying next to him all night
The Eddy Duchin story( Visual )

9 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and held by 278 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 )

13 editions published between 1944 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songwriter Steve Elliott is about to marry Caroline Brooks. A strange woman, who has been paid by Steve's agent to say she is his wife, interrupts the ceremony. An angry Caroline leaves Steve at the alter and gets her old job back teaching at a girl's college. Determined to win her back, Steve enrolls in the school to become its only male student
Thousands cheer( Visual )

8 editions published between 1943 and 2009 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performances of songs and comedy sketches by MGM guest stars are brought together and staged through the effort of a colonel's daughter in a show for servicemen
Esther Williams( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1. "Bathing beauty" - 1944 .; Disc 2. "Easy to wed" - 1946 .; Disc 3. "On an island with you" - 1948 ; Disc 4. "Neptune's daughter) - 1949 Disc 5. "Dangerous when wet" - 1953
Alexandre Dumas' The Three musketeers( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and Chinese and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Three Musketeers pledge their loyalty to the throne of France, and match wits with the sinister Cardinal Richelieu, who seeks to divide the royalty in his own quest for power
Who was that lady? How to save a marriage and ruin your life( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to save a marriage and ruin your life: A bachelor tries to help save his friends marriage and causes trouble instead
Key to the city( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 87 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 78 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
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For me and my gal: Musical comedy about a vaudeville song-and-dance team who buck tough times and World War I on their way to success in show business
Holiday in Mexico( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical comedy about the daughter of an ambassador falling for a noted musician
 
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George Sidney amerikanischer Regisseur und Filmproduzent

George Sidney réalisateur américain

George Sidney regista statunitense

Сидни, Джордж

ג'ורג' סידני

جورج سیدنی کارگردان آمریکایی

ジョージ・シドニー

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Kiss me KateViva Las VegasPal JoeyGreatest classic films collectionThe Eddy Duchin story