Sid Caesar was an American actor, TV personality, and writer, best known for his TV shows, ‘Your Show of Shows’ (1950-54) and ‘Caesar's Hour’ (1954-57). In a career spanning more than 50 years, Caesar earned 11 ‘Emmy Awards’ nomination, winning twice, in 1952 and 1957, respectively. He started touring with ‘Tars and Spars’ as a comedian and starred in the film version of the same in 1946. Sid made his TV debut in the variety show ‘Texaco Star Theater’ in 1948. He had his breakthrough performance as a regular in ‘Your Show of Shows.’ Some of his other popular TV appearances came in shows such as ‘Love, American Style’ (1969-71), ‘The Love Boat’ (1978-80), and ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’ (2001). His popular films are ‘Silent Movie’ (1976)‘, ‘Grease’ (1978), and ‘The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit’ (1998). Some of his failed films include ‘The Spirit is Willing’ (1967), ‘Airport 1975’ (1974) and ‘Stoogemania’ (1985).
This action adventure comedy film revolves around a group of greedy people who hear about a hidden stash of loot. Soon they embark on an adventurous journey through the countryside in search of the buried treasure.
Grease is the story of greaser Danny Zuko and Australian transfer student, Sandy Olsson in the 1950s. The two fall in love during summer but break up when Sandy has to move back to Australia. However, she doesn’t move back and misunderstandings develop between the two. The two eventually find their way back to each other.
Starting from the events of the Old Testament to the Spanish Inquisition to the French Revolution, and lastly the future, this film explains the story of mankind in a comical way.
This drama film tells the story of Janet Ames, a bitter war widow, who meets one of the five men whom her husband died to save. The man tries to convince her that the sacrifice was necessary, but she believes that her husband died unnecessarily to save lives which are worthless.
Benny owns a department store that is soon to undergo bankruptcy. As he prepares to go on a vacation, he plans a scheme that would solve all his financial problems. He would get his mentally ill brother-in-law to set fire to the store and burn it down, and then he would claim the insurance money.
The Griswolds are on a family vacation to Las Vegas. However, each of them face their own misadventures, and they try their best to stay out of trouble.
Grease 2 is a musical drama film which tells the story of Michael who finds himself attracted to a young girl Stephanie. However, things get interesting when he comes to know that she is not allowed to be with anyone who does not belong to the T-Birds gang.
Sid Caesar Awards
|Caesar's Hour||Best Continuing Performance by a Comedian in a Series||1957|