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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Music (feature film)

1.
Place Beyond the Pines, The (2013)
Luke is a high-wire, motorcycle performer who travels from town to town with the carnival. While passing through Schenectady, he tries to reconnect with former lover Romina and learns that she has given birth to their son Jason in his absence. Luke decides to give up life on the road and provide for
2.
American Hustle (2013)
Brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld, along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent named Richie DiMaso. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey power-brokers and mafia that's as dangerous as it is enchanting. But it's Irving's un
3.
Man Who Drove With Mandela, The (1998) as Song ("Civilization (Bongo Bongo Bong)")
The story of Cecil Williams, a pioneering political activist in South Africa. Williams was British, but his political engagement was forged in the South Africa of the immediate postwar years. He joined the Springbok Legion, an anti-fascist group that saw blacks as equals, and was also a successful t
4.
Trial and Error (1997) as Song ("Bouquet Of Roses")
A contempt-of-court comedy about an actor who poses as an attorney to defend a man on trial for fraud. When a bachelor party leaves Charlie a babbling mess on the morning of a career-making-or-breaking legal appearance, his best friend, an out-of-work actor named Richard, takes "the law" into his own hands.
5.
Sleepless In Seattle (1993) as Song ("In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning")
A motherless boy uses a radio talk show to find a new wife for his father.
6.
Love Field (1992) as Song ("Our Day Will Come")
Set in 1963, a Southern white woman en route to John F Kennedy's funeral in Washington, DC meets and eventually falls in love with a Northern black man who's on the lam after abducting his young daughter from an abusive situation.
7.
Long Day Closes, The (1992) as Music Composer ("Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo)")
Autobiographical film based on the director's happiest years of childhood; a time spent amid the love of his mother, sister and brothers, prior to the struggle he experienced in adapting to a new school.
8.
She's Out of Control (1989) as Song ("Our Day Will Come")
Comedy revolving around a father's apprehensions when his once plain teenage daughter turns into a beauty and starts to date.
9.
Buster (1988) as Song ("Our Day Will Come")
Romantic comedy thriller surrounding the man who pulled off the "Great Train Robbery" in 1963.
10.
Year My Voice Broke, The (1987) as Song ("Tower Of Strength")
11.
Grease 2 (1982) as Song ("Our Day Will Come")
A doo-wop hootenanny featuring one of the earliest screen appearances of Michelle Pfeiffer, "Grease 2" (1982) features the return of the Pink Ladies and T-Birds of Rydell High, with a new story that stars Maxwell Caulfield as a British transfer student who is a nebbish by day and a cool rider at night. Featuring '50s heartthrob Tab Hunter, Adrian Zmed, Sid Caesar, and Judy Garland's other daughter, Lorna Luft. Songs include "Back to School," "Cool Rider" and "Girl for All Seasons."
12.
More American Graffiti (1979) as Song ("Our Day Will Come")
Williams and Howard, now married, are swept up in the anti-war protest movement; LeMat tries to make it as a professional drag racer and woos attractive Swede Bjorn; Clark and Phillips have joined the flower-power scene in San Francisco and are traveling with a band led by Glenn. Smith and Hopkins, meanwhile, are overseas fighting in Vietnam
13.
The Case Against Brooklyn (1958) as Composer
A rookie cop takes on criminals who have the local government in their pocket.
14.
All For Mary (1956) as Song ("Far Away From Everybody")
In a Swiss Alpine resort shortly after the War an army officer and upper-class Humpy Miller both set their sights on Mary, the landlord's daughter. When the two come down with chicken pox they are put in the charge of fellow guest Miss Cartwright, who turns out to be Humpy's old nanny. The two Englishmen unite not only against her tyranny but against a dense Greek who is also after Mary.
15.
Living It Up (1954) as Composer
A newspaperwoman turns a man who thinks he's dying into a national hero.
16.
Stop, You're Killing Me (1953) as Composer
The surprise appearance of four corpses interferes with a beer baron's plans to crash high society.
17.
She's Back on Broadway (1953) as Composer
A fading Hollywood star returns to the stage to work with the man who discovered her.
18.
Alice in Wonderland (1951) as Composer
Disney version of Lewis Carroll's Children's story. Alice becomes bored and her mind starts to wander. She sees a white rabbit who appears to be in a hurry. She chases it into its burrow and then a most bizarre series of adventures begins.
19.
Beyond the Purple Hills (1950) as Composer
Hick town sheriff Gene must arrest Jack Beaumont even though he believe Jack innocent of his father's murder. Which, of course, he sets out to prove.
20.
Hoedown (1950) as Composer
Cowboy movie star Stoney Rhodes (Jock Mahoney as Jock O'Mahoney) has made one western film and thinks he is on a personal appearance tour paid for by the studio, but he and his film were so bad that the studio, unknown to Stoney, has cancelled his contract, and his mother has mortgaged her home to supply the funds necessary for the tour and expenses of Stoney and his agent. (Stoney is shown in front of two theatres where Columbia, missing no bets, has displays of one-sheet posters from "Strawberry Roan" with Gene Autry and "The Undercover Man" with Glenn Ford.) Reporter Vera Wright (Jeff Donnell), following him to get a story of a failure, informs Stoney that he is a never-was has-been, and they find themselves stranded in the hometown of Eddy Arnold, where Eddy's film "cousin" Carolina Cotton (Carolina Cotton) quickly takes a shine to the shy and clumsy Stoney. Eddy sees a print of Stoney's film in which the character is singing "I Can't Shake the Sands of Texas From My Shoes" and is impressed and telephones his agent Sam Baker (Fred Sears) to come there quickly and sign Stoney to a contract, especially since he sounds like Gene Autry. Meanwhile, some bank robbers and gangsters get involved and have their eyes on the proceeds from a charity fund-raiser Eddy is doing. When the agent shows up to sign Stoney to a recording contract because "you sound like Gene Autry", Stoney says that is because it was Gene Autry doing the singing in the film. The film is somewhat of an inside joke built around ace stuntman Mahoney, in that his Stoney role is the opposite of his real-life abilities, and most of the males in the cast, Big Boy Williams, Douglas Fowley, Don Harvey and Charles Sullivan, takes turns beating him up and knocking him out...when he isn't falling out of hay lofts or involved in accidents. But a kiss from Carolina makes a new man out of him and the gangsters are rounded up in a one-man blitz, and Stoney ends up with eight studios bidding for his services. Eddy performs most of his best-selling hits of the day, with the exception of "Cattle Call", the vastly-underrated Carolina Cotton (as a performer and actress with a personality) yodels up a storm, and this overall turns out to be a pretty fair little sleeper, especially in regards to films where Hollywood takes a poke at itself.And probably unknown to those who go around compiling such lists.
21.
Beware (1946) as Composer
Ware College is a small Black college in Ware, Ohio. Once prominent, it is now low in attendance, low in enrollment and low on money; and at a meeting with instructors Drury and Annabelle Brown, Dean Hargreaves reveals that CEO Benjamin Ware III, grandson of the college's founder, claims the estate of his late grandfather is now also destitute, which they believe is untrue and a result of Annabelle's having spurned his affections. They decide to appeal to their famous alumni for financial help thru a reunion, and invitations are sent. Many could help; but surely not Lucius Jordan, a timid lad who loved Annabelle too but dropped out under pressure from Ware. What they don't know is, he's now Louis Jordan, king of swing and leader of the Tympani Band. By accident, Jordan and his band's train is sidelined in Ware for repairs and when he learns of the college's plight, he agrees to pitch in. Though the stuffy faculty are unaware of his reputation, the kids are, and class attendance soars with Jordan's presence in the classroom. Flames of romance with Annabelle are rekindled. But things start looking bleak: other alumni are all declining to help, and Ware has found out about the fundraising scheme and orders the Dean to resign immediately... The plot serves as a structure for about a dozen swing numbers by Jordan's group, with dancing by the Aristo-Genes Girls' Club.

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