George Sidney


A Hungarian-born dialect comedian whose signature character, Busy Izzy, was the typical language-mangling Jewish caricature, George Sidney (birth name: Samuel Greenfeld) came to the screen in Samuel Goldwyn's production of In Hollywood With Potash and Perlmutter (1924). Sidney played Abe Potash to Alexander Carr's Morris Perlmutter: the two were textile… More


George Sidney Videos

Bye Bye Birdie
5 minutes 38 seconds
Viva Las Vegas
3 minutes 11 seconds
Show Boat
2 minutes 8 seconds
Kiss Me Kate
3 minutes 22 seconds
Pal Joey
5 minutes 54 seconds

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