Sidney Shorr: A Girl's Best Friend

Sidney Shorr: A Girl's Best Friend
Type TV Movie
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 2hr
Genres Comedy
Keywords N/A
Status Completed
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Tony Randall Actor Sidney Shorr 1 1000001
Lorna Patterson Actor Laurie Morgan 1 1000002
David Huffman Actor Jimmy 1 1000003
Kaleena Kiff Actor Patti 1 1000004
Ann Weldon Actor Judge Wilcox 1 1000005
John Lupton Actor Frank 1 1000006
Tom Villard Actor Eric 1 1000007
Betty Carvalho Actor Nurse 1 1000008
Tom Ficcello Actor Reese 1 1000009
Martin Rudy Actor Mallory 1 1000010
Daniel Grace Actor n/a 1 1000011
Russ Mayberry Director n/a 2 2000001
George Eckstein Producer n/a 3 3000001
Maria Padilla Associate Producer n/a 171 3000002
Oliver Hailey Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Marilyn Baker From Story n/a 120870 4000002
Henry Kline Unit Production Manager n/a 182 5000001
Anthony Cerbone Unit Production Manager (New York) 182 5000002
John Anderson Assistant Director n/a 163 5000003
Debra Michaelson Assistant Director n/a 163 5000004
Gloria Morgan Script Supervisor n/a 191 5000005
Charles Arnold Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Richard Brooks Director of Photography (New York) 120780 6000002
Jim Benson Editor n/a 172 7000001
Billy Goldenberg Music n/a 120781 8000001
Eugene Marks Music Editor n/a 214 8000002
Bob Gullickson Set Decorator n/a 165 9000001
Frank Swig Art Director art direction 183 9000002
Vivia McRae Casting n/a 179 10000001
Bobbie Mannix Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Carolyn Ferguson Hair Stylist n/a 120799 13000002
Norman Page Makeup Artist n/a 120801 13000003
Aida Swinson Wardrobe (women) 120823 13000004
Steve Ellsworth Wardrobe (men) 120823 13000005
Jim Troutman Sound Effects Editor n/a 327 14000001
Richard Raguse Sound Mixer n/a 230 14000002
Jim Zemansky Property Master n/a 120805 24000001
Synopsis
Tony Randall is a lonely, middle-aged artist who shares his Manhattan brownstone with a young lady in a platonic relationship, and when she becomes pregnant by a married man, decides to raise her child as his own in this poignant comedy that evolved into the well-received series, "Love, Sidney" (1981-82). Much was made of the fact that the lead character's homosexuality was skirted entirely in this film and only briefly touched on in the series, based on a story by Marilyn Cantor Baker, daughter of comedian Eddie Cantor. An Emmy Award nomination went to Oliver Hailey for his teleplay to the film.
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