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The Harvey Girls | Movie Details for Director George Sidney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  The Harvey Girls  102 min,  [Comedy, Musical, Western]  [George Sidney]  [29 Apr 1946]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Angela Lansbury, John Hodiak, Judy Garland, Ray Bolger
Plot:  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 ...
Writer:  Edmund Beloin (screenplay), Nathaniel Curtis (screenplay), Harry Crane (screenplay), James O'Hanlon (screenplay), Samson Raphaelson (screenplay), Kay Van Riper (additional dialogue), Samuel Hopkins Adams (novel), Eleanore Griffin (original story), William Rankin (original story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Till the Clouds Roll By | Movie Details for Director Richard Whorf, Vincente Minnelli, George Sidney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Till the Clouds Roll By  132 min,  UNRATED,  [Biography, Musical]  [Richard Whorf, Vincente Minnelli, George Sidney]  [03 Jan 1947]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Judy Garland, June Allyson, Kathryn Grayson, Lucille Bremer, Robert Walker, Van Heflin
Plot:  Biography of songwriter, Broadway pioneer, Jerome Kern. Unable to find immediate success in the USA, Kern sought recognition abroad. He journeyed to England where his dreams of success became real and where he met his future wife Eva.
Writer:  Guy Bolton (story), George Wells (story adaptation), Myles Connolly (screenplay), Jean Holloway (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Annie Get Your Gun | Movie Details for Director George Sidney, Busby Berkeley | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Annie Get Your Gun  107 min,  PASSED,  [Biography, Comedy, Musical]  [George Sidney, Busby Berkeley]  [17 May 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, Metacritic 77/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Betty Hutton, Howard Keel, J. Carrol Naish, Louis Calhern
Plot:  The story of the great sharpshooter Annie Oakley, who rose to fame while dealing with her love/professional rival, Frank Butler.
Writer:  Sidney Sheldon (screenplay), Herbert Fields (book), Dorothy Fields (book)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Kiss Me Kate | Movie Details for Director George Sidney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Kiss Me Kate  109 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [George Sidney]  [26 Nov 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Ann Miller, Howard Keel, Kathryn Grayson, Keenan Wynn
Plot:  An ex-husband and wife team star in a musical version of 'The Taming of the Shrew'; off-stage, the production is troublesome with ex-lovers' quarrels and a gangster looking for some money owed to them.
Writer:  Dorothy Kingsley (screenplay), Sam Spewack (book), Bella Spewack (book)
Language:  English, French, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bye Bye Birdie | Movie Details for Director George Sidney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Bye Bye Birdie  112 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical]  [George Sidney]  [27 May 1963]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 5 nominations.
Actors:  Ann-Margret, Dick Van Dyke, Janet Leigh, Maureen Stapleton
Plot:  A rock singer travels to a small Ohio town to make his "farewell" television performance and kiss his biggest fan before he is drafted.
Writer:  Michael Stewart (book), Irving Brecher (screen play)
Language:  English, Russian, Cantonese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Show Boat | Movie Details for Director George Sidney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Show Boat  108 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Family, Musical]  [George Sidney]  [24 Sep 1951]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Ava Gardner, Howard Keel, Joe E. Brown, Kathryn Grayson
Plot:  The daughter of a riverboat captain falls in love with a charming gambler, but their fairytale romance is threatened when his luck turns sour.
Writer:  John Lee Mahin (screen play), Jerome Kern (based on the immortal musical play "Show Boat" by), Oscar Hammerstein II (based on the immortal musical play "Show Boat" by), Edna Ferber (from novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Scaramouche | Movie Details for Director George Sidney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Scaramouche  115 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Adventure, Comedy]  [George Sidney]  [27 Jun 1952]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Eleanor Parker, Janet Leigh, Mel Ferrer, Stewart Granger
Plot:  18th century France. A man sets out to avenge the death of his friend at the hands of a master swordsman.
Writer:  Ronald Millar (screenplay), George Froeschel (screenplay), Rafael Sabatini (based on the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Viva Las Vegas | Movie Details for Director George Sidney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Viva Las Vegas  85 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical]  [George Sidney]  [20 May 1964]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 85%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 nominations.
Actors:  Ann-Margret, Cesare Danova, Elvis Presley, William Demarest
Plot:  Race car driver Lucky Jackson goes to Las Vegas to earn money to pay for a new engine for his motor car. Working as a waiter, he still finds the time to court young Rusty Martin.
Writer:  Sally Benson
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Pal Joey | Movie Details for Director George Sidney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Pal Joey  111 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Musical, Romance]  [George Sidney]  [25 Oct 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Barbara Nichols, Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak, Rita Hayworth
Plot:  Joey Evans is charming, handsome, funny, talented, and a first class, A-number-one heel. When Joey meets the former chorus girl ("She used to be 'Vera...with the Vanishing Veils'") and now ...
Writer:  Dorothy Kingsley (screenplay), John O'Hara (from the musical play book by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Ziegfeld Follies | Movie Details for Director Lemuel Ayers, Roy Del Ruth, Robert Lewis, Vincente Minnelli, George Sidney, Merrill Pye, Charles Walters | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Ziegfeld Follies  110 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical]  [Lemuel Ayers, Roy Del Ruth, Robert Lewis, Vincente Minnelli, George Sidney, Merrill Pye, Charles Walters]  [08 Apr 1946]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Fanny Brice, Fred Astaire, Judy Garland, Lucille Ball, Lucille Bremer, William Powell
Plot:  The late, great impresario Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. looks down from Heaven and ordains a new revue in his grand old style.
Writer:  David Freedman, Hugh Martin, Ralph Blane
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Eddy Duchin Story | Movie Details for Director George Sidney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  The Eddy Duchin Story  123 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Drama, Music]  [George Sidney]  [21 Jun 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  James Whitmore, Kim Novak, Tyrone Power, Victoria Shaw
Plot:  The life story of the famous pianist and band-leader of the 1930s and 1940s.
Writer:  Samuel A. Taylor (screenplay), Leo Katcher (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Who Was That Lady? | Movie Details for Director George Sidney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Who Was That Lady?  115 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [George Sidney]  [08 Apr 1960]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Dean Martin, James Whitmore, Janet Leigh, Tony Curtis
Plot:  In order to get back into the good graces with his wife with whom he has had a misunderstanding, a young chemistry professor concocts a wild story that he is an undercover FBI agent. To ...
Writer:  Norman Krasna (play), Norman Krasna
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Young Bess | Movie Details for Director George Sidney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Young Bess  112 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [George Sidney]  [29 May 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Charles Laughton, Deborah Kerr, Jean Simmons, Stewart Granger
Plot:  The early life of Elizabeth I, from her childhood until her accession to the throne of England in 1558.
Writer:  Margaret Irwin (novel), Jan Lustig, Arthur Wimperis
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Anchors Aweigh | Movie Details for Director George Sidney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Anchors Aweigh  140 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Fantasy, Musical]  [George Sidney]  [01 Aug 1945]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 62%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 4 nominations.
Actors:  Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly, José Iturbi, Kathryn Grayson
Plot:  Two sailors, one naive, the other experienced in the ways of the world, on liberty in Los Angeles, is the setting for this movie musical.
Writer:  Isobel Lennart (screen play), Natalie Marcin (suggested by a story by)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bathing Beauty | Movie Details for Director George Sidney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Bathing Beauty  101 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Musical]  [George Sidney]  [01 Jul 1944]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Basil Rathbone, Bill Goodwin, Esther Williams, Red Skelton
Plot:  A contrived misunderstanding leads to the breakup of a songwriter and his fiancée. She returns to work as a gym teacher at an all-girls school, but a legal loophole allows the man to enroll as one of her students.
Writer:  Kenneth Earl (story), M.M. Musselman (story), Curtis Kenyon (story), Joseph Schrank (adaptation), Dorothy Kingsley (screenplay), Allen Boretz (screenplay), Frank Waldman (screenplay)
Language:  English, Spanish, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Key to the City | Movie Details for Director George Sidney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Key to the City  101 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [George Sidney]  [25 Aug 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Clark Gable, Frank Morgan, Loretta Young, Marilyn Maxwell
Plot:  At a mayors convention in San Francisco, ex-longshoreman Steve Fisk meets Clarissa Standish from New England. Fisk is mayor of "Puget City" and is proud of his rough and tumble background. ...
Writer:  Albert Beich (story), Robert Riley Crutcher
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Thousands Cheer | Movie Details for Director George Sidney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Thousands Cheer  125 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Drama, Musical]  [George Sidney]  [01 Jan 1944]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Gene Kelly, John Boles, Kathryn Grayson, Mary Astor
Plot:  Acrobat Eddie Marsh is in the army now. His first act is to become friendly with Kathryn Jones, the colonel's pretty daughter. Their romance hits a few snags, including disapproval from her...
Writer:  Paul Jarrico (story "Private Miss Jones"), Richard Collins (story "Private Miss Jones"), Paul Jarrico (screenplay), Richard Collins (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Jeanne Eagels | Movie Details for Director George Sidney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Jeanne Eagels  108 min,  [Biography, Drama, Romance]  [George Sidney]  [02 Aug 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Agnes Moorehead, Charles Drake, Jeff Chandler, Kim Novak
Plot:  The life of 1920s actress Jeanne Eagels.
Writer:  Daniel Fuchs (screenplay), Sonya Levien (screenplay), John Fante (screenplay), Daniel Fuchs (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Ticklish Affair | Movie Details for Director George Sidney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  A Ticklish Affair  88 min,  [Comedy, Romance]  [George Sidney]  [18 Aug 1963]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Carolyn Jones, Gig Young, Red Buttons, Shirley Jones
Plot:  The SOS from the boys upstairs bedroom is made by a Navy Signal Lamp, which was a gift from Uncle Cy.
Writer:  Ruth Brooks Flippen (screenplay), Barbara Luther (story "Moon Walk")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Jupiter's Darling | Movie Details for Director George Sidney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Jupiter's Darling  95 min,  [Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy]  [George Sidney]  [18 Feb 1955]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Esther Williams, Gower Champion, Howard Keel, Marge Champion
Plot:  Fabius loves his beautiful but vulnerable city, Rome, and he also loves his beautiful but invulnerable fiancée, Amytis. Fascinated by the tales she has heard about Hannibal, who is about to...
Writer:  Dorothy Kingsley, Robert E. Sherwood (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Swinger | Movie Details for Director George Sidney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 55%  The Swinger  81 min,  [Comedy]  [George Sidney]  [19 Jun 1967]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Ann-Margret, Anthony Franciosa, Robert Coote, Yvonne Romain
Plot:  An authoress writes a steaming sex-novel and proceeds to live out her heroine's adventures.
Writer:  Lawrence Roman
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Pepe | Movie Details for Director George Sidney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 55%  Pepe  180 min,  UNRATED,  [Comedy, Musical]  [George Sidney]  [26 Apr 1962]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.5/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 7 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Cantinflas, Carlos Montalbán, Dan Dailey, Shirley Jones
Plot:  The young Mexican Pepe's beloved horse is sold to Hollywood star Ted Holt, leading to Pepe's journey to Hollywood to get the horse back, and Pepe's encounter with half the stars working in Hollywood at the time.
Writer:  Claude Binyon (screenplay), Leslie Bush-Fekete (play), Dorothy Kingsley (screenplay), Sonya Levien (story), George Sidney (screenplay), George Sidney (story), Leonard Spigelgass (story)
Language:  English    Country:  Mexico, USA    More Info:  IMDB
Half a Sixpence | Movie Details for Director George Sidney | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 47%  Half a Sixpence  143 min,  [Musical]  [George Sidney]  [23 May 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 29%, External Reviews
Actors:  Cyril Ritchard, Julia Foster, Penelope Horner, Tommy Steele
Plot:  Arthur Kipps, an orphan apprenticed to a tyrannical owner of a mercantile, has a sudden abrupt change of life when his wealthy grandfather dies and leaves him a pile of money.
Writer:  Beverley Cross (book), Beverley Cross (screenplay), Dorothy Kingsley (adaptation), H.G. Wells (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB

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