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Sid Colin (1920–1989) was an English screenwriter, working for both television and the cinema.[1] He is best remembered for the television comedies The Army Game (1957–59), Up Pompeii! (1969–1970) and the film Percy's Progress (1974). On Up Pompeii! and Carry On Spying (1964), he collaborated with regular Carry On series writer Talbot Rothwell.[2]

Sid Colin
BornSid Kyla Colin
1920
England, UK
Died12 December 1989
OccupationScriptwriter
NationalityBritish
Period1944-1982
GenreTelevision
Notable worksHow Do You View? (1949-1953)
Here's Television (1951)
The Army Game (1957-1961)
Living It Up (1957-1958)
Meet the Champ (1960)
Up Pompeii (1969-1970)
On the House (1970-1971)
Whoops Baghdad(1973)

Colin's other sitcoms include Meet the Champ (1960), On the House (1970–71) and Whoops Baghdad (1973).[3]

Selected filmographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sid Colin". BFI.
  2. ^ "Sid Colin - Movies and Filmography - AllMovie". AllMovie.
  3. ^ "Whoops Baghdad". comedy.co.uk.

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