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Sidney Buchman (1902–1975)

The son of a Russian émigré clothing merchant, Sidney Buchman was born in Duluth, Minnesota, on March 27 1902. He initially attended the University of Minnesota. After his family moved to New York, he continued his studies at Columbia University, graduating in 1923. The following year, he travelled to England and worked as an assistant stage ... See full bio »

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 1977 Billy Jack Goes to Washington (based on a screenplay by)
 1971 The Deadly Trap (scenario - as Sydney Buchman)
 1966 The Group (screenplay)
 1963 Cleopatra (screenplay)
 1961 The Mark (screenplay)
 1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (original screenplay - 1 episode)
- She Married Her Boss (1956) ... (original screenplay)
 1951 Saturday's Hero (screenplay)
 1949 Jolson Sings Again (writer)
 1948 To the Ends of the Earth (uncredited)
 1946 The Jolson Story (uncredited)
 1945 Over 21 (screenplay)
 1943/I Sahara (uncredited)
 1942 The Talk of the Town (screen play)
 1941 Here Comes Mr. Jordan (screen play)
 1940 The Howards of Virginia (screen play)
 1939 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (screen play)
 1938 Holiday (screenplay)
 1937 The Awful Truth (uncredited)
 1937 Lost Horizon (contributor to screenplay - uncredited)
 1936 Theodora Goes Wild (screen play)
 1936 Adventure in Manhattan (screen play)
 1936 The Music Goes 'Round (story)
 1935 She Married Her Boss (screenplay)
 1935 Love Me Forever (screenplay)
 1935 I'll Love You Always (screenplay)
 1934 Broadway Bill (contributor to screenplay construction - uncredited)
 1934 His Greatest Gamble (screen play)
 1934 Whom the Gods Destroy (screenplay)
 1934 All of Me (screenplay)
 1933 The Right to Romance (screen play)
 1933 From Hell to Heaven (writer)
 1932 The Sign of the Cross (screen play)
 1932 Thunder Below
 1932 No One Man
 1931 Daughter of the Dragon (dialogue by)
 1927 Matinee Ladies (story)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: This One Man. Drama. Written by Sidney Buchman [only Broadway credit]. Directed by Leo Bulgakov. Morosco Theatre: 21 Oct 1930-Nov 1930 (closing date unknown/39 performances). Cast: Carroll Ashburn (as "Mr. Wilkes"), Mike Donlin (as "Jig"), Billy Fay (as "Pop"), William Franklin (as "Dan"), Robert Griffin (as "First Questioner")... See more »

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Survivors include his widow; a daughter by a former marriage, Susanna Silver; and Harold, a brother. See more »

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