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George Sidney is a Actor, Director and Producer American born on 4 october 1916 at New York City (USA)

George Sidney

George Sidney
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Nationality USA
Birth 4 october 1916 at New York City (USA)
Death 5 may 2002 (at 85 years) at Las Vegas (USA)
Creator of Hanna-Barbera Productions

George Sidney (October 4, 1916 – May 5, 2002) was an American film director and film producer who worked primarily at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

Best films

The Three Musketeers (1948)
Annie Get Your Gun (1950)
Anchors Aweigh (1945)
Pal Joey (1957)
Bathing Beauty (1944)
Scaramouche (1952)

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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of George Sidney (55 films)

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Diamond Jim, 1h28
Directed by A. Edward Sutherland
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography
Actors Edward Arnold, Jean Arthur, Cesar Romero, Binnie Barnes, Eric Blore, Albert Conti
Roles Pawnbroker
Rating66% 3.3376453.3376453.3376453.3376453.337645
Diamond Jim Brady (Edward Arnold) is born to an Irish saloonkeeper and his wife in 1856, but is soon orphaned. At the age of thirty, working as baggage master at the Spuyten Duyvil train station, he rents a suit and a diamond from a pawn shop, and gets a job as a salesman; soon, he is the top salesman on the staff.
Manhattan Melodrama, 1h33
Directed by George Cukor, W. S. Van Dyke
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime, Romance
Themes Films about capital punishment
Actors Clark Gable, William Powell, Myrna Loy, Nat Pendleton, George Sidney, Mickey Rooney
Roles Poppa Rosen
Rating71% 3.5963953.5963953.5963953.5963953.596395
On June 15, 1904, the ship General Slocum catches fire and sinks in New York's East River. Two boys, Blackie Gallagher (Mickey Rooney) and Jim Wade (Jimmy Butler), are rescued by a priest, Father Joe (Leo Carrillo), but are orphaned by the disaster. They are taken in by another survivor, Poppa Rosen (George Sidney), who lost his young son in the sinking. The boys live with Poppa Rosen for a short while; then Rosen, a Russian Jew, is trampled to death by a policeman's horse after he heckles Leon Trotsky at a Communist rally and a melee breaks out.
Hollywood on Parade No. A-8, 10minutes
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Horror, Musical
Themes Musical films
Actors Bela Lugosi, Bonnie Poe, Eddie Borden, Dorothy Burgess, Rex Bell, Charles Murray
Rating61% 3.0997453.0997453.0997453.0997453.099745
The waxwork figure of Eddie Borden comes to life and introduces various stars from the Hollywood Hall of Fame. and tells the audience about the various stars such as Clara Bow. Clara Bow's husband, Rex Bell, suggests that Eddie get it on with Betty Boop. Betty asks Eddie to accompany her in a rendition of "My Silent Love." Count Dracula, who is played by Bela Lugosi, comes to life, gets Betty Boop in the clinch, bends over her menacingly and sensually at the same time, and utters: "Boop! You have Booped your last boop!"
High Pressure, 1h14
Directed by Mervyn LeRoy
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films based on plays
Actors William Powell, Evelyn Brent, George Sidney, John Wray, Evalyn Knapp, Guy Kibbee
Roles Ginsburg
Rating65% 3.295593.295593.295593.295593.29559
Gar Evans (William Powell) agrees to promote Ginsburg's product, artificial rubber created from sewage, only after his friend Mike Donahey (Frank McHugh) assures him it is not a scam. Gar is superstitious; he believes he will only succeed if his long-suffering girlfriend Francine Dale (Evelyn Brent) joins them on the venture. She, however, has given up on him, especially since he left her five days before to pick up something, and never came back. It is only with great effort that he convinces her to give him another chance.
The Stolen Jools, 20minutes
Directed by Harold S. Bucquet, John G. Adolfi, William C. McGann, Victor Heerman
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Buddy films, Children's films
Actors Wallace Beery, Buster Keaton, Edward G. Robinson, Jack Hill, Jack Hill, J. Farrell MacDonald
Rating57% 2.852652.852652.852652.852652.85265
At the "Screen Stars Annual Ball", Norma Shearer has her jewels stolen. The police must find them and return them to her.
For the Love of Mike, 1h15
Directed by Frank Capra
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Ben Lyon, Claudette Colbert, Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher, Ford Sterling, George Sidney, George Sidney
Roles Abraham Katz
Rating50% 2.539012.539012.539012.539012.53901
A baby boy is found abandoned in a Hell's Kitchen tenement and subsequently is raised by three men: a German delicatessen owner (Sterling), a Jewish tailor (Sidney), and an Irish street cleaner (Cameron). They adopt the boy and raise him as their own. The timeline jumps 20 years into their future. The now-grown Mike (Lyon) resists going to college because he does not wish to be a financial burden to his adoptive fathers, however a pretty Italian girl, Mary (Colbert) working at the delicatessen convinces him to go.
Partners Again, 1h
Directed by Henry King
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors George Sidney, Allan Forrest, George Sidney, Robert Schable, Lillian Elliott, Earl Metcalfe
Roles Abe Potash
Rating59% 2.997012.997012.997012.997012.99701
Abe Potash et Mawruss Perlmutter deviennent associés dans le commerce automobile, en prenant une franchise pour la « Schenckmann Six.» Abe se retrouve impliqué dans la commercialisation d'un nouveau moteur avec son neveu, et Abe et Mawruss se séparent. L'entreprise d'Abe est un échec cuisant, et il doit fuir devant les actionnaires en colère et la police. Mawruss n'abandonne cependant pas son vieil ami et arrange son passage au Canada par avion. Les spéculateurs sont finalement pris et Abe retourne aux États-Unis, la conscience tranquille, et retrouve son ami Mawruss.


Half a Sixpence, 2h23
Directed by George Sidney
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Films based on plays
Actors Tommy Steele, Julia Foster, Cyril Ritchard, Elaine Taylor, Grover Dale, Pamela Brown
Rating64% 3.2456053.2456053.2456053.2456053.245605
Dans l'Angleterre victorienne, un jeune orphelin, Arthur Kipps, découvre une pièce de six pences alors qu’il marche le long d’un ruisseau avec sa jeune amie, Ann. Il coupe la pièce en deux et en donne une moitié à Ann en tant que symbole de leur amour. Kipps se rend ensuite dans une ville voisine pour travailler en tant qu'apprenti chez un drapier. Le temps passe et il devient un homme. Il se lie d'amitié avec Harry Chitterlow, acteur et dramaturge, qui découvre que Kipps est l'héritier d'une fortune qui lui a été laissée par son grand-père.
The Swinger, 1h21
Directed by George Sidney
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Ann-Margret, Anthony Franciosa, Robert Coote, Yvonne Romain, Nydia Westman, Horace McMahon
Rating53% 2.66262.66262.66262.66262.6626
Kelly Olsson is an aspiring writer, but Girl-Lure magazine keeps rejecting her racy submissions. Kelly decides to show the magazine boys what they're missing. She creates a fake identity for herself, pretending that a story about a young woman's wild ways is actually about herself.
Viva Las Vegas, 1h25
Directed by George Sidney
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Sports films, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Auto racing films, Musical films, Road movies
Actors Elvis Presley, Ann-Margret, Cesare Danova, William Demarest, Nicky Blair, Jack Carter
Rating63% 3.199193.199193.199193.199193.19919
Lucky Jackson (Elvis) goes to Las Vegas, Nevada to participate in the city's first annual Grand Prix Race. However, his race car, an Elva Mk. VI, is in need of a new motor (engine) in order to compete in the event.
Bye Bye Birdie, 1h52
Directed by George Sidney
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Films based on plays, Films based on musicals, Children's films
Actors Janet Leigh, Dick Van Dyke, Ann-Margret, Maureen Stapleton, Jesse Pearson, Paul Lynde
Rating65% 3.2969153.2969153.2969153.2969153.296915
Conrad Birdie (Jesse Pearson), a popular rock and roll star, receives an Army draft notice, devastating his teenage fans across the nation. Albert Peterson (Dick Van Dyke) is an unsuccessful songwriter, the family business, although he has a doctorate in biochemistry. He schemes with his secretary and long-suffering girlfriend Rosie DeLeon (Janet Leigh) to have Birdie sing a song Albert will write, but Birdie's conscription puts a halt to the plan. Rosie, however, convinces Ed Sullivan to have Birdie sing a song Albert will write called "One Last Kiss" on The Ed Sullivan Show, and then kiss a randomly chosen high school girl goodbye before going off to the Army. Once that is a success, Albert will feel free to marry Rosie, despite his widowed, meddlesome mother Mae's (Maureen Stapleton) long history of ensuring nothing will come between her and her beloved son.