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Sidney Kingsley (1906–1995)

Sidney Kingsley was born on October 22, 1906 in New York City, New York, USA as Sidney Kirshner. He was a writer, known for Detective Story (1951), Dead End (1937) and Homecoming (1948). He was married to Madge Evans. He died on March 20, 1995 in Oakland, New Jersey, USA. See full bio »

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Detective Story
Dead End
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Men in White
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 1978 Teatro estudio (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1971-1978 Estudio 1 (TV Series) (2 episodes)
  Great Performances (TV Series) (play - 1 episode, 1976) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1976)
- The Patriots (1976) ... (play) / (teleplay)
 1974 Alta comedia (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Uniforme blanco (1974)
 1972 Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Histoire d'un détective (1972) ... (play - as Kingsley)
 1968 Polizeirevier 21 (TV Movie) (play "Detective Story")
 1964 Primera fila (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- El cero y el infinito (1964) ... (play)
 1963 The Patriots (TV Movie) (play)
 1963 Sonnenfinsternis (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1963 Detective Story (TV Movie) (play)
 1963 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Darkness at Noon (1963) ... (play)
 1960 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Men in White (1960) ... (novel)
 1957 World in White (TV Movie)
 1955 Producers' Showcase (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Darkness at Noon (1955) ... (play)
 1951 Detective Story (based on the play by)
 1948 Homecoming (story)
 1937 Dead End (based upon the play by)
 1934 Men in White (from the play by)
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Stage Play: Detective Story. Drama/melodrama. Written by Sidney Kingsley. Scenic Design by Boris Aronson. Directed by Sidney Kinglsey. Hudson Theatre (moved to The Broadhurst Theatre from 3 Jul 1950- close): 23 Mar 1949- 12 Aug 1950 (581 performances). Cast: Ralph Bellamy (as "Detective McLeod"), Meg Mundy (as "Mary McLeod"), Jean Adair (... See more »

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Studied at Cornell University on a scholarship, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in 1928. He briefly flirted with the acting profession, before moving to Hollywood to work as a scenario reader for Columbia. For three years, he worked on his first play, "Men in White", which was first performed by the Group Theatre in 1933 and turned into a movie the following year. See more »

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