George Sidney

George Sidney

Long Island City, Queens County, New York, USA
Death 5 May 2002 (aged 85)
Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, USA
Burial Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Sanctuary of Benevolence, Crypt F-3
Memorial ID 6628532 · View Source
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Motion Picture Director. He was born in a show business family; his father was a Broadway producer and his mother an actress on stage. He was a child actor in vaudeville and started his film career in MGM in early 1930's as apprentice in several jobs. He made his debut in "Free and Easy" and became the musical's director. He was president of Directors Guild of America. He founded and financed Hanna-Barbera productions in 1944. Among his films are "Bathing Beauty" (1944), "Anchors Aweigh" (1945), "The Three Musketeers" (1950), "Show Boat" (1951), "Scaramouche" (1952), "Kiss Me Kate" (1953), "Pal Joey" (1957) and "Viva Las Vegas" (1964).

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  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 22 Jul 2002
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