Basil Sydney


Actor
Basil Sydney

About

Birth Place
St Osyth, England, GB
Born
April 23, 1894
Died
January 10, 1968
Cause of Death
Pleurisy

Family & Companions

Doris Keane
Wife
Actor. Divorced.
Mary Ellis
Wife
Actor. Divorced.
Joyce Howard
Wife
Actor. Divorced.

Biography

Life Events

1920

Film debut "Romance" co-starring first wife Doris Keane

Photo Collections

Ivanhoe - Publicity Stills
Here are a few Publicity Stills from MGM's Ivanhoe (1952), starring Robert Taylor, Elizabeth Taylor, and Joan Fontaine. Publicity stills were specially-posed photos, usually taken off the set, for purposes of publicity or reference for promotional artwork.

Videos

Movie Clip

Salome (1953) - No Roman Near Me Rita Hayworth (title character) in lovely Technicolor blue, irritates Pilate (Basil Sydney) but charms Claudius (Stewart Granger), the two Romans charged with sailing her home, in Salome, 1953.
Treasure Island (1950) - Downright Un-English! Jim (Bobby Driscoll), frightened but charmed by the newly hired cook Silver (Robert Netwon), boards the ship at Bristol where we meet Captain Smollett (Basil Sydney), who’s not sure Squire Trelawney (Walter Fitzgerald) and Livesy (Denis O’Dea) have made good choices regarding the crew, in Walt Disney’s Treasure Island, 1950.
Treasure Island (1950) - Many's The Night I've Dreamed Of Cheese Having just escaped Long John Silver, Jack (Bobby Driscoll) flees only to discover the marooned Ben Gunn (Geoffrey Wilkinson), left to guard Flint's gold in Treasure Island, 1950.
Treasure Island (1950) - Head Full Of Pirates Fitting out the ship in Bristol, Jim (Bobby Driscoll), warned by his murdered friend Billy Bones of a one-legged man, meets Long John Silver (Robert Newton), who’s just been hired by the clueless Trelawney (Walter Fitzgerald) and Livesy (Denis O’Dea) as cook for their treasure hunting voyage, in Walt Disney’s Treasure Island, 1950.
Went The Day Well? (1942) - You Can Speak Quite Freely Innocent goings-on in an English village, Major Hammond (Basil Sydney) explaining his mission to the vicar (C.V. France) whose daughter (Valerie Taylor) brings along home-guard chief Wilsford (Leslie Banks), Mrs. Fraser (Marie Lohr) arranging rooms for soldiers, before a seismic plot turn, in Went The Day Well, 1942.
Went The Day Well? (1942) - Fifth Column In England Mrs. Fraser (Marie Lohr) hosts Hammond and aide (Basil Sydney, John Slater), who are secretly Nazis, with traitor Willsford (Leslie Banks), the vicar (C.V. France) and Nora (Valerie Taylor), who puzzles over news from Mrs. Collins (Muriel George), in Went The Day Well?, 1942.
Went The Day Well? (1942) - Battle Of Bramley End Unique opening and premise, Mervyn Johns recounts the not-then-secured victory over Germany, in a fictional Worcestershire town, locals Tom, Peggy and Ivy (Frank Lawton, Elizabeth Allan, Thora Hird) introduced, in the Ealing Studios yarn of a Nazi invasion, Went The Day Well?, 1942.

Companions

Doris Keane
Wife
Actor. Divorced.
Mary Ellis
Wife
Actor. Divorced.
Joyce Howard
Wife
Actor. Divorced.

Bibliography