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James, Sidney

Overview
Works: 172 works in 373 publications in 3 languages and 2,423 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Caper films  Dark comedy films  Crime films  Film adaptations  Television comedies  Science fiction films  Film noir  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Sidney James
The Lavender Hill mob by Charles Crichton( visu )
32 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 619 libraries worldwide
Alec Guinness plays a timid bank clerk with a perfect scheme to steal a million pounds in gold from the Bank of England. What can possibly go wrong? Everything, in this hysterically funny, madcap masterpiece
Last holiday by Henry Cass( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 281 libraries worldwide
Told by his doctor he has no more than a few months to live, drab British workingman George Bird decides to spend his savings on lodging at a seaside resort. Once there, however, he finds his identity caught between upstairs and downstairs, the guest and the "help."
Alec Guinness 5-film collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
The ladykillers: A band of vicious bank robbers rent a room from an elderly widow
Carry on laughing : the complete series ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Fans of Monty Python and Fawlty Towers will delight in Carry On Lauging - the campy, bawdy, side-splitting funny Brit-com based on the hugely popular Carry On films
Carry on teacher ( visu )
8 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
A group of scheming pupils conspires to prevent a popular schoolmaster from leaving via various pranks (1st work.) Three new bumbling recruits are assigned to Inspector Mills and create their own style of slap-and-tickle law and order
The Titfield thunderbolt by Charles Crichton( visu )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
The British government, having nationalized the railways in 1947, announces that the Titfield-Mallingford Railway is being replaced by an "alternative passenger omnibus service". Titfield locals rally to save and operate the line independently, thanks to a loophole in the 1947 Transport Act. A rival company conspires to prevent the comeback
Quatermass 2 by Val Guest( visu )
8 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in English and French and held by 61 libraries worldwide
During a routine drive to his observatory, Professor Quatermass (Brian Donlevy) finds a mysterious government facility surrounded by guards and mines. Curious, Quatermass investigates only to find alien invaders
Carry on up the Khyber by Gerald Thomas( visu )
17 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
One of the Carry on ... series of spoofs, this time a parody of the British Raj movie. Set in 1895 India; the Burpas are revolting; the 3rd Foot and Mouth guards the Khyber Pass, and the Khasi of Kalabar schemes rebellion. Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond must deal with these various threats amidst ongoing farce and hijinks
Hammer film noir : double feature ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Man bait: The married owner of a bookstore is attracted to his sexy blonde clerk. He finally gives in to temptation and makes a pass at her, but that only results in his entanglement in blackmail and murder
The gambler and the lady ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
The gambler and the lady: "A greedy but successful gambler wants to join the British establishment when he fall in love with a blue-blooded lady. But first, he must mend his ways and get rid of his nightclub singer girlfriend."--IMDb
Hammer film noir double feature ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Glass tomb. "A circus barker stages a sensational new act, the world's longest fast undertaken by "Sapolio", on view in a glass cage. But this act also results in several murders, a kidnapping, and a poisoning."--Containger
Carry on Cleo by Gerald Thomas( visu )
12 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
The 'Carry On' team are back again in force! This time they turn a spoofing eye at ancient Egypt and the legend of Cleopatra, Mark Antony, Caesar and a whole host of Roman rogues
The belles of St. Trinian's by Frank Launder( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
"The unruly belles discredit St. Trinian's by spending more time backing horses than studying subjects. The dotty headmistress's bookie brother intends to turn this to his advantage. As for Alastair Sim's dual role - he's in a class of his own!"--Container
Hancock's half hour by Tony Hancock( file )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Galton and Simpson have chosen another selection of favourite episodes from the classic radio series. The conjurer sees Hancock taking up magic, and hired by Sid to put on a show at Dartmoor Prison. Little does he know that it's only a front for an escape plan. In Cyrano de Hancock, Sid is besotted with Miss Pugh, and asks for Hancock's help in expressing his love, while The diary finds Hancock looking back at 1956, and falling into a reverie where he imagines himself as a surgeon, a lion tamer and a test pilot. Finally, in The impersonator, Hancock hears an actor in a cornflake commercial imitating his voice, and promptly takes the impersonator to court. Once again, the master of misery is supported by a star cast including Sid James, Bill Kerr, Kenneth Williams and Hattie Jacques, and four sparkling scripts by the masters of mirth, Galton and Simpson
Upstairs and downstairs ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
When it comes to marrying the boss's daughter, Richard takes his father-in-law's advice to hire a live-in domestic. He soon finds good help is hard to come by
Carry on camping ( visu )
11 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Sid and Bernie decide to take their girlfriends on a camping holiday. No ordinary camping holiday, though, as unknown to the girls, they are heading for a nudist camp. On arrival, however, they discover that they have been misled - to Sid and Bernie's disappointment, everyone is fully clothed!
Carry on cowboy ( visu )
10 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Rumpo Kid shakes up the sleepy residents of Stodge City. Marshall P. Knutt gets mistaken for a sheriff which causes consternation among the townsfolk, especially with the beautiful Annie Oakley and saloon owner Joan Sims
Hancock's half hour ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Tony Hancock's premature death in 1968 at the age of forty-four deprived the entertainment world of perhaps the greatest post-war comedian to have emerged from this country. It makes his eighty hours of material originally broadcast by the BBC on radio and television between 1954 and 1961 seem all the more priceless and rare. With his impeccable timing and brilliantly subtle shifts in intonation, he could create sound picture that bore the unmistakable hallmark of a genius. Supported by Galton and Simpson's marvellous scripts and by Kenneth Williams, Sid James, Hattie Jacques, Bill Kerr and the rest of the studio cast, the work of Tony Hancock lives on
Carry on Henry ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
A comedy about two imaginary wives of Henry VIII
The very best of Hancock ( visu )
2 editions published between 1961 and 2001 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
The bed sitter - Tony Hancock at his masterly best, brilliantly conveying the boredom of a bedsitter-land Sunday afternoon; The Bowmans - An everyday story of Old Joshua Merryweather, unceremoniously sacked from the cast of the Archers spoof; The radio ham -"Mayday! Mayday! A motor yacht is holed beneath the waterline off the coast of Sierra Leone; The lift -"Eight persons is eight persons - you'll have to get out"; and The blood donor - Perhaps the best-loved of all Hancock episodes
 
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Alternative Names
Cohen, Sidney Joel
Cohen Sidney Joel 1913-1976
James, Sid.
James, Sid 1913-1976
James, Sid (Sidney), 1913-1976
James, Sidney 1913-1976
James, Sydney.
James, Sydney 1913-1976
Sid James acteur britannique
Sid James Brits acteur (1913-1976)
Sid James sørafrikansk komikar og skodespelar
Sid James sørafrikansk komiker og skuespiller
Sid James sydafrikansk komiker och skådespelare
Sid James sydafrikansk komiker og skuespiller
Sidney 1913-1976
Sidney James südafrikanischer Schauspieler
Джеймс, Сид
سید جیمز بازیگر و کمدین اهل آفریقای جنوبی
Languages
English (139)
French (2)
German (1)
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