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Sidney Lanfield

Sidney Lanfield

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Also Known As: Died: June 30, 1972
Born: April 20, 1898 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Skirts Ahoy! (1952) as Director
Three women join the Navy to find husbands.
2.
Follow the Sun (1951) as Director
3.
The Lemon Drop Kid (1951) as Director
A bookie has the Christmas holidays to raise the money he owes a gangster.
4.
Sorrowful Jones (1949) as Director
A young girl is left with the notoriously cheap Sorrowful Jones as a marker for a bet. When her father doesn't return, he learns that taking care of a child interferes with his free-wheeling lifestyle. Sorrowful must also evade crooked gangsters and indulge in a bit of horse-thieving.
5.
Station West (1948) as Director
A federal agent takes on a gang of gold thieves.
6.
Where There's Life (1947) as Director
The American heir to a European throne tries to elude assassins.
7.
The Trouble with Women (1947) as Director
8.
The Well Groomed Bride (1946) as Director
9.
Bring on the Girls (1945) as Director
10.
Standing Room Only (1944) as Director
During World War II, Lee Stevens travels to Washington D.C. with his secretary Jane Rogers in order to secure a government contract. Not thinking it through, Jane cancels their hotel reservations when she feels the accomodations are inadequate. With no rooms available in the entire city Lee and Jane pose as a married couple and take positions as maid and butler in the Cromwell's home until the contract can be secured.
11.
The Meanest Man in the World (1943) as Director
Compassionate small-town lawyer Richard Clarke moves to New York City to seek his fortune, but is unsuccessful until he takes a friend's advice and tries to convince the world he's a ruthless heel. Suddenly he's the most popular lawyer in town -- but he could lose his fiancTe.
12.
Let's Face It (1943) as Director
13.
The Lady Has Plans (1942) as Director
Some dastardly criminals have stolen some top secret plans and tattoo them on the back of a woman so she can sell them to the highest bidder in Lisbon. This woman plans to take the place of a 'Sidney Royce', a legitimate traveler going to Lisbon as a reporter. Crossed signals allows the real Sidney to reach Portugal first, where she is pursued by those trying to obtain the plans and US government agents trying to prevent the sale.
14.
My Favorite Blonde (1942) as Director
A vaudevillian gets mixed up with a beautiful blonde spy.
15.
You'll Never Get Rich (1941) as Director
A Broadway dancing team splits up when the male dancer is drafted.
16.
Swanee River (1940) as Director
More fictional than factual biography of Stephen Foster. Songwriter from Pittsburgh falls in love with the South, marries a Southern gal (Leeds), then is accused of sympathizing when the Civil War breaks out.
17.
Tail Spin (1939) as Fill-In Director
A flyer enters a cross-country aerial derby and becomes rival to a wealthy society competitor.
18.
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939) as Director
Sherlock Holmes uncovers a plot to murder the heir to a country estate.
19.
Second Fiddle (1939) as Director
A Hollywood PR man tries to turn a Minnesota teacher into a star.
20.
Elsa Maxwell's Hotel for Women (1939) as Add'l scenes dir
Guests at a women's residence club help a jilted small-town girl turn to modeling.
21.
Always Goodbye (1938) as Director
22.
Love and Hisses (1937) as Director
23.
Wake Up and Live (1937) as Director
24.
Thin Ice (1937) as Director
25.
One in a Million (1937) as Director
26.
King of Burlesque (1936) as Director
Former burlesque producer moves into legitimate theatre and does well until he marries a socialite. After his divorce his former top singer returns from London to help out.
27.
Half Angel (1936) as Director
Allison Long is acquitted on charges of poisoning her father but then her benefactor is poisoned. Reporter Duffy Giles has faith in her innocence.
28.
Sing, Baby, Sing (1936) as Director
29.
Hold 'Em Yale (1935) as Director
30.
Red Salute (1935) as Director
31.
The Last Gentleman (1934) as Director
In New England circa 1933, a niece is reported missing and presumed dead and Cabot Barr (George Arliss) summons his relatives to the family estate for a memorial service. Once there, Barr taunts each one, claiming their only interest in him is hsi money, and sends them away when the report about the niece proves to be false. Only niece Marjorie, who has ridiculed one of his pet eccentricities, seems to be the object of any sentimental affection. Weeks later, Marjorie and her mother, Augusta (Edna May Oliver) and Allan (Frank Albertson), a young man Barr admires, are invited to Barr manor, where Barr fosters a romance between Marjorie and Allan. When his son, Judd (Donald Meek), seeks to have him declared insane, the shock kills the old man. Again, the family is gathered, a curtain is drawn and the old man appears on a film, and he tells each relative what he is leaving them and why, or why not in the case of Judd who is cut off without a cent. Marjorie is left the bulk of the estate as the old man, on film, declares her to be the only one worthy of carrying on the Barr traditions, and Allan is instructed to marry her and take her name as his family's cognomen. The film and the film within ends with Barr announcing that he hopes to have the pleasure of meeting them all again in another world.
32.
Born to Be Bad (1934) as Dir of addl scenes
An unmarried pregnant woman is determined that her child will not grow up to be mistreated.
33.
Moulin Rouge (1934) as Director
34.
The House of Rothschild (1934) as Fill-In Director
The story of the rise of the Rothschild financial empire founded by Mayer Rothschild and continued by his five sons. From humble beginnings the business grows and helps to finance the war against Napoleon, but it's not always easy, especially because of the prejudices against the family.
35.
Broadway Bad (1933) as Director
36.
Society Girl (1932) as Director
37.
Dance Team (1932) as Director
38.
Hat Check Girl (1932) as Director
Sally Eilers is a hat-check girl in a nighclub surrounded by bootleggers, blackmailers and others before she falls in love with millionaire playboy Ben Lyon. Eilers is supported by her girlfriend Ginger Rogers.
39.
Three Girls Lost (1931) as Director
Architect Gordon Wales finds fellow apartmenthouse resident Joan Marsh locked out and flirts with her. When she is murdered evidence points to him. He and Joan's roommate Noreen become involved.
40.
Hush Money (1931) as Director
41.
Cheer Up and Smile (1930) as Director

Writer (feature film)

42.
Hush Money (1931) as Story
43.
Happy Days (1930) as Story
In this silent short, an adopted boy tries to lead his ragtag ball team to victory.
44.
Big Time (1929) as Adaptation
45.
Big Time (1929) as Dial
46.
Don't Marry (1928) as Story
47.

Music (feature film)

48.
Big Time (1929) as Composer

Production Companies (feature film)

49.
Three Girls Lost (1931) as Company
Architect Gordon Wales finds fellow apartmenthouse resident Joan Marsh locked out and flirts with her. When she is murdered evidence points to him. He and Joan's roommate Noreen become involved.
50.
Hush Money (1931) as Company

Misc. Crew (feature film)

51.
Tap (1989)
An ex-convict who is also a wonderful tap dancer, must choose between a life of crime or the pursuit of a show business career.
52.
Tap (1989)
An ex-convict who is also a wonderful tap dancer, must choose between a life of crime or the pursuit of a show business career.
53.
Going Hollywood: The War Years (1983)
Compilation documentary on the film industry's world and efforts during World War II.
54.
Going Hollywood: The War Years (1983)
Compilation documentary on the film industry's world and efforts during World War II.

Director (special)

55.
My Darling Judge (1961) as Director
The misadventures of Cyrus Dunn, a Beverly Hills judge. The pilot episode relates Dunn's efforts to get an early start on a long-delayed fishing trip.
56.
I Was a Bloodhound (1959) as Director
The story of Barney Colby, a private detective with an uncanny sense of smell -- a gift he uses to solve baffling crimes. In the pilot episode, Colby is hired to recover a baby elephant, the symbol of royalty to a foreign country, when it is stolen and held for $50,000 in ransom.

Producer (special)

57.
My Darling Judge (1961) as Producer
The misadventures of Cyrus Dunn, a Beverly Hills judge. The pilot episode relates Dunn's efforts to get an early start on a long-delayed fishing trip.

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