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Caesar, Sid 1922-2014

Overview
Works: 233 works in 773 publications in 3 languages and 15,240 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Musical films  Parody films  Biography  Rock films  Road films  History  Parodies, imitations, etc  Film adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Narrator, Director, Author, Speaker, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Sid Caesar
Publications by Sid Caesar
Publications by Sid Caesar, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Sid Caesar
Grease by Randal Kleiser( visu )
20 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,948 libraries worldwide
During their summer vacation, Danny Zuko and Sandy Olsson meet at a beach. Sandy enrolls at Rydell High School, where Danny is a student. Sandy's new friend Frenchy is a member of the schoolgirl clique 'The Pink Ladies.' Danny is the leader of the 'The T-Birds' gang. Kenickie is his second-in-command. Neither Danny or Sandy know they are attending the same school. The Pink Ladies decide to reunite Danny and Sandy, but Danny wants to protect his cool image, and his behavior towards Sandy concerns and upsets her. Sandy's good girl behavior makes is difficult for Danny since he wants to remain cool, but wants to be with Sandy at the same time. On the last day of school the two get back together
It's a mad, mad, mad, mad world by Stanley Kramer( visu )
38 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,983 libraries worldwide
When a goofy assortment of motorists unexpectedly learn the whereabouts of a stolen fortune, they speed off on a side-splitting, car-bashing race for the loot
History of the world, part 1 by Mel Brooks( visu )
9 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 1,031 libraries worldwide
From the dawn of man to the distant future, man's evolution (or lack thereof) is traced. Learn the truth behind the Roman Emperor, learn what really happened at the Last Supper, the circumstances that surrounded the French Revolution, how to test eunuchs, and what kind of shoes the Spanish Inquisitor wore
Silent movie by Mel Brooks( visu )
21 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 749 libraries worldwide
A has-been movie director (Mel Brooks) intends to make a comeback by making a silent movie, and in the process, save his film studio from a takeover by a New York-based conglomerate. The gags are written out in the form of intertitles
Grease 2 by Michelle Pfeiffer( visu )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and French and held by 661 libraries worldwide
It's 1961 at Rydell High and the Pink Ladies and the T-Birds are still the epitome of cool. But over the summer something has happened to Stephanie, the leader of the Pink Ladies. She feels she has outgrown Johnny, the head T-Bird, and is looking for new love - one who's even cooler and whose bike is even hotter. Newcomer Michael is smitten with Stephanie, so a conflict between Johnny and Michael begin
Pioneers of primetime ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 520 libraries worldwide
A tribute to the icons of early television and an entertaining retrospective on the golden age of television comedy. This program features interviews with the legends of early television blended with a treasure trove of rare television footage. Six years in the making, this program chronicles television comedy's pedigree, from Vaudeville, through radio, to the Golden Age of Television. These legendary entertainers provide a fascinating first hand account of what it was like to launch the new medium of television
The best of Johnny Carson and friends! ( visu )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 385 libraries worldwide
Contains 35 episodes of classic television: The Johnny Carson Show, Carson's Cellar, The Johnny Carson Morning Show, Who Do You Trust?, The Jack Benny Program, Bobby Darin and Friends, Frank Sinatra Timex Special, Timex All Star Comedy Show, Caesar's Hour, Colgate Comedy Hour, The Martha Raye Show, Shower of Stars, Stars in the Eye, The Milton Berle Show
The cheap detective by Peter Falk( visu )
8 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and held by 383 libraries worldwide
Peter Falk plays a worldly, cynical gumshoe who takes on San Francisco, thugs, crooks, Nazis, femme fatales and the Golden Gate Bridge in this tribute to Casablanca, the Maltese Falcon, and other films from the Hammett/Chandler school of hard-boiled detectives
Love is never silent by Joseph Sargent( visu )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Janice and Abel live in their own world. A world of signs. Signs they are ashamed to show. They are quite young when they leave deaf school to marry, and they must fight for their lives in the hearing world. The depression is hard, but being unable to hear often means tragedy for their family. Their daughter Margaret can hear, and becomes the link for Janice and Abel to the world of hearers, a world they don't understand and don't trust. Margaret struggles with her own need for independence and the obligation she feels toward her parents. The treatment of deaf people in 1930's society, and the toll that the resultant misunderstandings take on a family, is well depicted in this film
Sid Caesar in Little me original Broadway cast recording by Cy Coleman( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1962 and 1993 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 226 libraries worldwide
Christmas snow ( visu )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
Mrs. Mutterance runs a candy shop and lives with her two adopted children. On Christmas Eve, her mean-spirited landlord, Mr. Snyder, says they must move, as he plans to turn the building into a laundromat. Then a blizzard hits, and Mr. Snyder goes missing. Mrs. Mutterance and her children rescue Mr. Snyder, and he has a change of heart
Lunch ( visu )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
For the past 40 years, a group of comedy writers and directors have gathered for lunch every other Wednesday. The members and meeting places may occassionally change but their friendship and humor have persisted. These are the fabled guys who made America funny
When comedy went to school ( visu )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
Why are there so many Jewish comedians? Get the answer to this question with a portrait of the country's greatest generation of comics that includes Jerry Lewis, Sid Caesar, Jackie Mason, Mort Sahl, and Jerry Stiller. It is also found in upstate New York's Catskill Mountains, where Jewish immigrants transformed farmland into the 20th century's largest resort complex. It was the setting for a remarkable group of young Jewish-American comedians to hone their craft and become legends
The wonderful ice cream suit ( visu )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
A comedy based on a story by Ray Bradbury. A story of five men who, down on their luck with only $100 between them, buy one magical white suit that will ultimately transform their lives. This enchanted suit brings out their innermost desires and makes each of their dreams come true in a multitude of ways
The Sid Caesar collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Dig deep into Sid's treasure chest of comedy gems and join him for 19 of his rarest sketches-unseen since the 1950's and more priceless than ever! Dusted off and digitally restored, these buried treasures from the golden age of comedy are hilarious
Hail Sid Caesar! : the golden age of comedy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Shows how Sid assembled a team of comedy writers for his shows. Profiles Sid Caesar and the effects success had on him. It tells the amazing story of what it was like to write, produce, direct and perform in a live show every Saturday night, for seven years. It features digitally restored kinescopes, rare photos, personal memorabilia and recent interviews with the writers. Includes a sketch from Your show of shows entitled Emergency (aired 4/24/54) and a sketch from Caesar's hour entitled The Gypsies (aired 5/9/55)
The Sid Caesar collection: the fan favorites ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
A collection of twenty classic sketches selected by fans through an Internet poll
Where have I been? : an autobiography by Sid Caesar( Book )
3 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Caesar's hours : my life in comedy, with love and laughter by Sid Caesar( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The innovative entertainer discusses how his great routines came to be written, providing a look at his career, friendships, and art
Caesar's hour : 1957 ( visu )
2 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Includes comedy sketches: "The commuters", "K.P. Diner", "Reach for your brains", and "Nightime-or America in the dark."
 
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Alternative Names
Caesar, Isaac Sidney 1922-2014
Caesar, Sidney 1922-2014
Sid Caesar acteur américain
Sid Caesar aktor amerykański
Sid Caesar Amerikaans acteur
Sid Caesar amerikansk skodespelar og forfattar
Sid Caesar amerikansk skuespiller og forfatter
Sid Caesar attore, personaggio televisivo e musicista statunitense
Sid Caesar US-amerikanischer Schauspieler
Сид Сизар американский комедийный актёр и сценарист
Сід Сизар американський комедійний актор і сценарист
סיד סיזר
سيد سيزر
سید سیزر بازیگر آمریکایی
シド・シーザー
席德·西泽
Languages
English (159)
French (3)
Italian (1)
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