Sidney Franklin (director)

Sidney Arnold Franklin (March 21, 1893 – May 18, 1972)[1] was an American film director and producer. Franklin, like William C. deMille, specialized in adapting literary works or Broadway stage plays.[2]

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.

Sidney Franklin
Sidney Franklin - Jun 1920 MPN
Franklin in 1920
Sidney Arnold Franklin

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

Ruth Helms
(m. 1937; died 1960)

Enid Bennett
(m. 1963; died 1969)

Partial filmography





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

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Sidney Franklin

Sidney Franklin may refer to:

Sidney Franklin (bullfighter) (1903–1976), American bullfighter

Sidney Franklin (director) (1893–1972), American film director and producer

Films directed by Sidney Franklin

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