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Kingsley, Sidney 1906-1995

Overview
Works: 139 works in 372 publications in 11 languages and 9,098 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Medical drama  Gangster films  Juvenile delinquency films  Film noir  Fiction  Television adaptations  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Conceptor, Translator, Adapter, Speaker
Classifications: PS634, 812.008
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sidney Kingsley
Best American plays : supplementary volume, 1918-1958 by John Gassner( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 1,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of 17 plays which did not appear in the editor's earlier Best plays collections covering the period, 1918-1958
Sidney Kingsley : five prizewinning plays by Sidney Kingsley( )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At a time when abortion may again become illegal and the inadequacy of the health care system is a daily topic, when children facing hopelessness and poverty stare at us from the evening news, when police brutality cases are before the courts, and when issues of individual patriotism and the position of the United States as a democracy in a rapidly changing world arise - in a time, in fact, when all the human rights issues and social problems dealt with in these plays are still, or again, with us - Sidney Kingsley has proven to be a playwright whose work is timely as well as timeless
Detective story, a play in three acts by Sidney Kingsley( Book )

31 editions published between 1945 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The scene is the squad room and office in a New York police station. The playwright presents a fascinatingly realistic picture of routine cases brought into a metropolitan police station in the course of a day. Out of the welter of human misery, vice and stupidity there emerges the tragic and moving case of a decent young fellow who has stolen money from his employer. Though a woman who is in love with him comes to his help and the employer is offered everything that has been taken from him, the case has fallen into the hands of McLeod, a hardworking detective whose experience in police work has developed in him a mania for punishing all law breakers, whom he regards as incorrigibles. Nothing will satisfy him but brutal punishment. He is at work at the same time on a case involving an abortionist whose attorney, failing to move him by other means, forces McLeod's wife to confess to her husband that she had herself some years before made use of the services of the abortionist in question. Since McLeod worships his wife and finds in her the only happiness of his existence, his world collapses about him. The climax comes when McLeod gets involved with another prisoner who attempts to escape from the squad room with the aid of a revolver taken from one of the detectives. McLeod is shot and killed. This climax is a fitting end to McLeod's career. To the last, he had been bent upon doing what he considered his duty--in seeing that criminals obeyed the letter of the law at no matter what cost." -- Publisher's description
Darkness at noon : a play based on the novel by Arthur Koestler by Sidney Kingsley( Book )

16 editions published between 1950 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The patriots, a play in a prologue and three acts by Sidney Kingsley( Book )

39 editions published between 1942 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Theatre, E Street Theatre Corporation, lessee, Edmund Plohn, manager, The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson, S.N. Behrman, Elmer Rice, Robert E. Sherwood, John F. Wharton) and Rowland Stebbins present Walter Hampden in "The Patriots," by Sidney Kingsley, with Cecil Humphreys, Julie Haydon, Guy Sorel, staged by Shepard Traube, lighting by Moe Hack
... Men in white, a play in three acts by Sidney Kingsley( Book )

11 editions published between 1933 and 1934 in English and Undetermined and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best American plays( )

in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dead end; a play in three acts by Sidney Kingsley( Book )

9 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studebaker, Norman Bel Geddes presents "Dead End," by Sidney Kingsley, play directed by Sidney Kingsley, Chicago company rehearsed by James Light, produced under the personal supervision of Norman Bel Geddes. Scenery supervision by Robert Barnhardt, clothes supervision by Frances Waite
Darkness at noon : a play in three acts by Sidney Kingsley( Book )

10 editions published between 1951 and 1980 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Night Life : in three acts by Sidney Kingsley( Book )

6 editions published between 1964 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The patriots by Sidney Kingsley( Visual )

10 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The play focuses on the conflict between the political and social goals of these two brilliant men: Jefferson, the far-sighted, egalitarian-minded democrat; and Hamilton, the short-tempered federalist with limited faith in the common man."--Container
El cero y el infinito : drama en tres actos by Sidney Kingsley( )

27 editions published between 1940 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uniforme blanco : pieza en tres actos by Sidney Kingsley( )

17 editions published between 1934 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dead end : a play in three acts by Sidney Kingsley( )

7 editions published between 1936 and 2005 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dead end by William Wyler( Visual )

13 editions published between 1937 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poor and the rich are pitted against each other in this bare-knuckled saga of life on the streets and in the tenements of New York's lower East Side during the Depression
The world we make by Sidney Kingsley( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homecoming( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A self-centered society doctor goes to war and finds himself changed by it, and falls deeply in love with a nurse, despite having a wife waiting for him at home
A tale of two cities : and related readings by Charles Dickens( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in Spanish and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Men in white( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this film based on Sidney Kingsley's Pulitzer Prize -winning play, Gable portrays Dr. George Ferguson, an intern involved with the spoiled, headstrong heiress (Myrna Loy) he loves and the sweet, gentle nurse who loves him. But when sudden tragedy strikes, Dr Ferguson discovers his greatest devotion is to his patients, his brilliant mentor - and his calling as a man of medicine."--Container insert
Three plays about crime and criminals : Arsenic and old lace [by] Joseph Kesselring ; Kind Lady [by] Edward Chodorov ; Detective story [by] Sidney Kingsley by George Freedley( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Three plays about crime and criminals : Arsenic and old lace [by] Joseph Kesselring ; Kind Lady [by] Edward Chodorov ; Detective story [by] Sidney Kingsley
Alternative Names
Kieschner, Sidney

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Kingsleĭ, Sidneĭ 1906-

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Kirshner, Sidney.

Kirshner, Sidney 1906-1995

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Кингсли, Сидни

سدني كنجزلي كاتب أمريكي

سیدنی کینگزلی فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

كنجزلى، سدنى

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キングズリ, シドニー

キングスレー, シドニー

シドニー・キングスレー

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