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Buchman, Sidney 1902-1975

Works: 131 works in 511 publications in 7 languages and 9,969 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Political films  History  Historical films  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Producer, Bibliographic antecedent, Adapter, Other, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Sidney Buchman
Most widely held works by Sidney Buchman
Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington( Visual )

17 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in English and held by 2,716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Washington's youngest senator exposes corruption in high places almost at the cost of his career
Cleopatra by Joseph Leo Mankiewicz( Visual )

78 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic saga of legendary Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt, and her attempt to stabilize her power and gain control of the Roman Empire. When Caesar visits Egypt, Cleopatra gains control by ousting her brother with his help. She marries Caesar, and bears him the son fate had previously denied him. Joining him in Rome--to ensure that the boy takes his rightful place after his father--her plans are thwarted when Caesar is assassinated and she must flee. Years later Marc Antony, proconsul of the eastern half of the empire, seeks an alliance with Egypt to impede Octavian's quest to become Emperor. Cleopatra and Antony become lovers and form a military alliance, but are forced to retreat after losing a major naval battle at Actium. Avoiding capture and disgrace, they take their own lives
Holiday by George Cukor( Visual )

15 editions published between 1938 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny Case (Cary Grant), a free-thinking financier, has finally found the girl of his dreams -- Julia Seton (Doris Nolan), the spoiled daughter of a socially prominent millionaire -- and she's agreed to marry him! But when Johnny plans a holiday for the two to enjoy life while they are still young, his fiancee has other plans -- she wants Johnny to work in her father's bank! As he tries to decide whether to follow his head or his heart, Johnny can rely on at least one Seton in his corner. She's Linda Seton (Katherine Hepburn), the down-to-earth younger sister of his soon-to-be-wife, and she likes Johnny just the way he is
Mr. Smith goes to Washington by Frank Capra( Visual )

81 editions published between 1939 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naive and idealistic Jefferson Smith, leader of the Boy Rangers, is appointed to the United States Senate on a lark by the spineless governor of his state. He is reunited with the state's senior senator--presidential hopeful and childhood hero, Senator Thomas Paine. In Washington, however, Smith discovers many of the shortcomings of the political process as his earnest goal of a national boys' camp leads to a conflict with the state political boss, Jim Taylor. Taylor first tries to corrupt Smith and then later attempts to destroy Smith through a scandal
Here comes Mr. Jordan by Alexander Hall( Visual )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and French and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe is a boxer who is headed for a championship fight when he is killed in a plane crash. Unfortunately for Joe, he was not supposed to die in the crash, but was instead brought up to heaven too soon by an overeager angel. It is now up to Mr. Jordan, the angel's boss, to find Joe a new body and give him another chance to fight for the title, but along the way Joe meets a woman who changes his priorities
George Stevens' The talk of the town( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fugitive, falsely accused of murder, is aided by a schoolteacher and a Supreme Court nominee in George Stevens' serio-comic look at law and justice in America
A song to remember by Charles Vidor( Visual )

15 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Joseph Elsner takes his protege Frederic Chopin to Paris after Chopin insults the new Russian-installed governor and must flee the country. There he eventually comes under the influence of novelist George Sand and rises to prominence in the music world
Here comes Mr. Jordan( Visual )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boxer Joe Pendleton dies 50 years too soon due to a heavenly mistake, and is given a new life as a millionaire playboy
The Cecil B. DeMille collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Experience the breathtaking dangers and delights of ancient Rome in The sign of the cross; trek through a perilous jungle with Four frightened people; thrill to the passion, suspense and intrigue of Cleopatra; journey back in time with the glorious story of The crusades; and see how the West was really won in the explosive Union Pacific."--Container
Mr. Smith goes to Washington (1939) : shooting script, version B by Lewis R Foster( )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The premiere Frank Capra collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You can't take it with you: A family of zany free spirits helps a stuffy financier realize there's more to life than money
Jolson sings again( Visual )

7 editions published between 1949 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larry Parks reprises his unforgettable role as Al Jolson in this musical extravaganza. Jolson comes out of retirement only to discover his style of music is no longer popular
Icons of screwball comedy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theodora goes wild: A small-time author whose racy bestsellers, written under a pseudonym, bring her notoriety when a New Yorker discovers her secret
The talk of the town by George Stevens( Visual )

14 editions published between 1942 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a charming fugitive, a beautiful teacher and a stuffy lawyer are forced to become roommates, their unconventional relationship is suddenly The Talk of the Town in this madcap romantic comedy. When accused arsonist Leopold Dilg (Cary Grant) escapes jail, he hides out in the home of friend Nora (Jean Arthur). Posing as a gardener, Dilg teams up with Nora to convince her summer tenant, Supreme Court candidate Michael Lightcap (Ronald Colman) that Dilg was framed. The zaniness never stops as the three of them dodge the cops, try to snag the real crooks and discover along the way that both men have fallen for Nora. But who has captured Nora's heart?
The Cary Grant box set( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The awful truth: One of the best "screwball" comedies of the thirties, in which a separated couple do their best to spoil one another's love affair while awaiting their divorce
The group by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

12 editions published between 1966 and 2019 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the changing roles and relationships of eight Vassar graduates during the years before the second World War
The sign of the cross by Cecil B De Mille( Visual )

10 editions published between 1932 and 2010 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 64 C.E., the corrupt and maniacal Emperor Nero torches Rome, and is advised to blame the ensuing destruction on the unsuspecting Christians. Meanwhile, Roman Prefect Marcus Superbus falls for an innocent and beautiful Christian maiden, Mercia. When the seductive and wicked Empress, Poppaea, learns that she has a rival for Marcus' affections, she conspires to send all Christians to a chilling death
The Howards of Virginia( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic adventure set during the turbulent years of Colonial and Revolutionary America about a conservative bride and her democratic husband who are forced to choose between their love for each other and their political beliefs
Joseph L. Mankiewicz' Cleopatra( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of this epic-spectacle; its opulence and sweeping grandeur have never been more glorious. Elizabeth Taylor stars as Cleopatra, the glamorous and cunning queen of Egypt. To secure her hold on power, she seduces the rulers of Rome, only to meet her match in Marc Antony, played by Richard Burton. Their passionate romance could decide the fate of the world's greatest empires
The talk of the town (1942) : continuity script by Irwin Shaw( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington
HolidayMr. Smith goes to WashingtonHere comes Mr. JordanGeorge Stevens' The talk of the townA song to rememberThe premiere Frank Capra collectionIcons of screwball comedyThe talk of the town
Alternative Names
Buchamn, Sydney

Buchamn Sydney 1902-1975

Buchman, Sidney 1902-1975

Buchman, Sidney Robert 1902-1975

Buchman, Sydney

Buchman, Sydney 1902-1975

Sidney Buchman Ameerika Ühendriikide stsenarist

Sidney Buchman Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1902-1975)

Sidney Buchman guionista estadounidense

Sidney Buchman guionista estatunidenc

Sidney Buchman personnalité politique américaine

Sidney Buchman scenarist american

Sidney Buchman scénariste américain

Sidney Buchman sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Sidney Buchman US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor und Filmproduzent

Sidney Buchman usona scenaristo

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