Sydney Guilaroff

Born: 2 November 1906, Montreal
Died: 28 May 1997, Beverly Hills, Calif

Highlighted works

  • Point Blank

    Lee Marvin’s gangster seeks revenge on those who left him to die.

  • Singin' in the Rain

    Singin' in the Rain

    Hollywood’s troubled transition from silent to talking pictures at the end of the 1920s provided the inspiration for perhaps the greatest of movie musicals.

  • An American in Paris

    A dazzling musical classic with Leslie Caron and Gene Kelly, hinging on a love triangle.

  • The Philadelphia Story

    The Philadelphia Story

    The wisecracking screen partnership between Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn reached its peak in this adaptation of Philip Barry’s high-society stage comedy.

  • The Women

    An astonishing cast are on top form in George Cukor’s wonderfully gossipy talkfest.

  • The Graduate

    The Graduate

    Mike Nichols’ groundbreaking film stars Dustin Hoffman as a disillusioned young man who’s led astray by the seductive Mrs Robinson, mother of the girl he loves.

  • Gone with the Wind

    Gone with the Wind

    An epic romance set against the backdrop of the American Civil War which broke box-office records and swept the board at the 1939 Academy Awards.

  • Rosemary's Baby

    Rosemary's Baby

    Roman Polanski’s taut psychological thriller boasts an excellent performance by Mia Farrow.

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