WorldCat Identities

Sidney, George 1916-2002

Overview
Works: 212 works in 870 publications in 8 languages and 14,231 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Romance films  Biographical films  Western films  History  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Restager , fmd, Performer, Film editor, htt, Interviewee, Other, Lyricist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Show boat by George Sidney( Visual )

75 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daughter of a riverboat captain falls in love with a charming gambler, but their fairytale romance is threatened when his luck turns sour
Bye bye Birdie by George Sidney( Visual )

38 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in English and held by 1,684 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 )

64 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,380 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 )

32 editions published between 1950 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,268 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 by George Sidney( Visual )

46 editions published between 1963 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,216 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 womanizer, gets in the way
Anchors aweigh by George Sidney( Visual )

60 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,104 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 Richard Rodgers( Visual )

36 editions published between 1957 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 850 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 Sidney( Visual )

25 editions published between 1946 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 599 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
Alexandre Dumas' The three Musketeers by George Sidney( Visual )

7 editions published between 1948 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man joins the Musketeers to foil an evil cardinal's plot to seize control of France
Scaramouche by George Sidney( Visual )

32 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 389 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 )

16 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and German and held by 287 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
Greatest classic films collection. Show boat. Annie get your gun. Seven brides for seven brothers. Kiss me Kate.( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 240 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
Bathing beauty by George Sidney( Visual )

17 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 198 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
Esther Williams( Visual )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 187 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"--IMDb.com
Thousands cheer( Visual )

11 editions published between 1943 and 2010 in English and held by 183 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
Greatest classic films collection by Betty Hutton( Visual )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 177 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
Young Bess by Prod Co: MGM( Visual )

6 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of England's memorable 16th century monarch, Elizabeth I and her tumultuous rise to 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 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who was that lady?: A man caught cheating tells his wife he is an FBI agent undercover
Half a sixpence by David Heneker( Visual )

10 editions published between 1967 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 112 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
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends film collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 102 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
 
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Bye bye BirdieKiss me KateViva Las VegasPal JoeyThe Eddy Duchin storyGreatest classic films collection. Show boat. Annie get your gun. Seven brides for seven brothers. Kiss me Kate.Greatest classic films collectionHalf 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

Сидни, Джордж

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جورج سيدنى

جورج سيدني

جورج سیدنی کارگردان آمریکایی

시드니, 조지 1916-2002

시드니, 죠지 1916-2002

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乔治·希德尼

乔治·西德尼

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