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George Sidney

George Sidney

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Also Known As: Died:
Born: October 4, 1916 Cause of Death: succumbing to complications of lymphoma
Birth Place: Long Island City, New York, USA Profession: Director ...
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1921:
As five year old, co-starred with Tom Mix in "The Littlest Cowboy", a silent feature
1933:
Joined MGM as messenger boy
1935:
Began directing "Our Gang" comedies
1936:
Became director of MGM screen tests
1937:
Directed experimental 3-D short, "Third Dimensional Murder"
1940:
Directed Oscar-winning short film "Quicker'n a Wink"
1941:
Helmed Oscar-winning short film "Of Pups and Puzzles"
1941:
Made feature film directorial debut with "Free and Easy"
1945:
Directed classic musical "Anchors Aweigh"
1951:
Directed remake of "Show Boat"
1953:
Directed third Oscar-winning short film, "The Merry Wives of Windsor Overture"
1957:
Began producing with "Jeanne Eagels"; also directed
1961:
Served as president of Hanna-Barbera Productions
1964:
Produced the 36th Annual Academy Awards telecast
1965:
Received Emmy nomination for "Who Has Seen the Wind?"
1968:
Produced and directed final film, "Half a Sixpence"
:
With wife Corinne, hosted local Los Angeles cable TV show, "Reel to Reel"
1995:
Interviewed about his MGM years on American Movie Classics' "Unscripted Hollywood"

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