WorldCat Identities

Sidney, George 1916-2002

Works: 270 works in 691 publications in 8 languages and 13,630 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Musical films  Biographical films  Film and video adaptations  Musicals  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Director, Producer, Performer, Printer, Film editor, Lyricist, Collector, Translator, Interviewee, Composer, Other, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by George Sidney
Show boat by George Sidney ( Visual )
44 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,212 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 )
20 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,629 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 )
36 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,383 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 by George Sidney ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1950 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,289 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 )
35 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in 4 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 )
32 editions published between 1945 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,022 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 )
32 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 882 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 chorine he hires for the club
The Harvey girls by George Sidney ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in English and French and held by 502 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 )
33 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 421 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 )
11 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 354 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 288 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
The Eddy Duchin story ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and held by 271 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 )
14 editions published between 1944 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 200 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 179 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 158 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
Half a sixpence by George Sidney ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1967 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 106 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
Alexandre Dumas' The Three musketeers ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and Chinese and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young man joins the musketeers, and helps to foil Richelieu's plot to seize control of France
Who was that lady? How to save a marriage and ruin your life ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 86 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 80 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 77 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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English (286)
French (10)
Spanish (7)
Italian (2)
Multiple languages (2)
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German (1)
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