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Also Known As: Died: August 14, 1972
Born: December 27, 1906 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Profession: Music ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
The Cobweb (1955) as Mr. Capp
Inmates and staff at a posh asylum clash over love and lunacy.
2.
The I Don't Care Girl (1953) as Charles Bennett
This musical biopic presents the life of vaudeville headliner Eva Tanguay.
3.
The Band Wagon (1953) as Lester Marton
A Broadway artiste turns a faded film star's comeback vehicle into an artsy flop.
4.
O. Henry's Full House (1952) as William Smith
Five stories reveal O. Henry''s gift for the surprise ending.
5.
An American in Paris (1951) as Adam Cook
An American artist finds love in Paris but almost loses it to conflicting loyalties.
6.
The Barkleys of Broadway (1949) as Ezra Miller
A married musical team splits up so the wife can become a serious actress.
7.
Romance on the High Seas (1948) as Oscar Fararr
A singer on a Caribbean cruise gets mixed up in a series of romantic problems.
8.
You Were Meant for Me (1948) as Oscar
A small town girl finds married life difficult with a bandleader in the 1920s.
9.
Humoresque (1947) as Sid Jeffers
A classical musician from the slums is sidetracked by his love for a wealthy neurotic.
10.
Rhapsody in Blue (1945) as Himself
Fictionalized biography of George Gershwin and his fight to bring serious music to Broadway.
11.
Kiss the Boys Goodbye (1941) as Dick Rayburn
12.
Rhythm on the River (1940) as Charlie Starbuck
Popular songwriter Oliver Courtney has been getting by for years using one ghost writer for his music and another for his lyrics. When both writers meet at an inn, they fall in love and then try to sell their songs under their own name. The problem is every song publisher thinks they're copying Courtney's style.
13.
The Dance of Life (1929) as Jerry

Writer (feature film)

14.
Orient Express (1934) as Screenwriter
15.
Sleepers East (1934) as Contract Writer

Music (feature film)

16.
Eyes Wide Shut (1999) as Song ("Blame It On My Youth")
Consumed by betrayal and jealousy, a wealthy Manhattan doctor becomes entangled in a a ritualistic sexual underworld when his wife admits to having lascivious sexual fantasies about another man.
17.
Rocketeer, The (1991) as Song ("All Dressed Up And No Place To Go")
A personal rocket pack designed by Howard Hughes causes an aviator to be seen as somewhat of a superhero.
18.
Let's Get Lost (1988) as Song ("Blame It On My Youth")
A James Dean lookalike pretty boy whose jazz trumpeting and melancholy crooning epitomized '50s cool, Chet Baker had become, when famed photographer Bruce Weber finally caught up with him after three decades of fandom, an alcoholic and a junkie. Weber and crew follow Baker on a year-long trek, from
19.
Rhapsody in Blue (1945) as "Rhapsody in Blue" and "Concerto in F" piano solo
Fictionalized biography of George Gershwin and his fight to bring serious music to Broadway.
20.
Nothing Sacred (1937) as Orig music by
When a small-town girl is diagnosed with a rare, deadly disease, an ambitious newspaper man turns her into a national heroine.
21.
Charlie Chan at the Opera (1937) as Composer
Regarded by many as the best of the Charlie Chan series. The opera star Gravelle suffers amnesia. He is a recent escapee from an insane asylum, accused of murdering fellow performers (his wife and her lover). Included in the movie is the opera "Carnival", composed for the picture by Oscar Levant.
22.
Steamboat Round the Bend (1935) as Composer
23.
Music Is Magic (1935) as Composer
Vaudevillians supporting the musical efforts of aging Hollywood star Diane de Valle decide to head for Tinseltown themselves when de Valle's high salary and low drawing power cancel the revue. Managing to land roles in a de Valle musical movie, perky Peggy is rescued from the chorus line by the tricks of her boyfriend Jack, who uses bravado to usurp de Valle's role in favor of Peggy, who is more suited to the bouncy musical.
24.
In Person (1935) as Composer
A movie star runs off to the mountains for an incognito vacation.
25.
Black Sheep (1935) as Composer
26.
Love Comes Along (1930) as Composer
An American sailor falls in love with a saloon singer.
27.
Leathernecking (1930) as Addl music
28.
Side Street (1929) as Composer
A cop discovers the killer he's chasing is his brother.
29.
Half Marriage (1929) as Composer
A society girl marries a struggling architect in secret.
30.
The Delightful Rogue (1929) as Composer
A modern-day pirate vies with a society playboy for the love of a dancer.
31.
Tanned Legs (1929) as Composer
A husband and wife chase younger lovers while their daughter takes up with a crook.
32.
Jazz Heaven (1929) as Composer
A struggling song writer finds love at his boarding house.
33.
Street Girl (1929) as Composer
A girl from the wrong part of town finds a new life managing a jazz band.
34.
My Man (1928) as Composer

Cast (short)

35.
M-G-M's 1955 Motion Picture Theatre Celebration (In the Greatness of Cinemascope) (1955)
This short features theatrical trailers of original musicals released by MGM in 1955 and visits the sets of films still in production.
36.
Motion Picture Theatre Celebration (1955) (1955)
This short features theatrical trailers of original musicals released by MGM in 1955 and visits the sets of films still in production.
37.

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