Sidney Franklin (director)

Sidney Arnold Franklin (March 21, 1893 – May 18, 1972) was an American film director and producer. Franklin, like William C. deMille, specialized in adapting literary works or Broadway stage plays.[1]

Sidney Franklin
Franklin in 1920
Born
Sidney Arnold Franklin

(1893-03-21)March 21, 1893
DiedMay 18, 1972(1972-05-18) (aged 79)
Resting placeHollywood Forever Cemetery
Spouse(s)
Ann Denitz
(m. 1916; div. 1933)

Ruth Helms
(m. 1937; died 1960)

Enid Bennett
(m. 1963; died 1969)
Children1

His brother Chester Franklin (1889–1954) also became a director during the silent film era best known for directing the early Technicolor film The Toll of the Sea.

Partial filmography

Director

Producer

Actor

References

  1. Silent Film Necrology p.181 2nd edition c.2001 by Eugene M. Vazzana
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