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Also Known As: Died: July 28, 1969
Born: June 29, 1910 Cause of Death: lung cancer
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Music ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Red, Hot and Blue (1949) as Hair-Do Lempke
An actress's rising career is threatened when she finds a dead gangster in her apartment.

Writer (feature film)

2.
Priorities on Parade (1942) as Orig scr

Music (feature film)

3.
Think Like a Man Too (2014)
The night before their wedding, a bride and groom experience ups and downs during their respective bachelorette/bachelor party.
4.
Can a Song Save Your Life? (2014)
A washed-up music producer and an aspiring singer-songwriter help give each other the break they need.
5.
Wolf of Wall Street, The (2013)
This is the true story of the outlandish rise and non-stop pleasure-hunting descent of Jordan Belfort, the New York stockbroker who, along with his merry band of brokers, makes a gargantuan fortune by defrauding investors out of millions. Belfort transforms from a righteous young Wall Street newcome
6.
Master, The (2012)
"The Master" heads a popular faith-based organization and a young drifter arrives and becomes his assistant.
7.
This Is 40 (2012)
Debbie and Pete, faced with turning 40, attempt to reinvent their lives.
8.
Silver Linings Playbook, The (2012)
Life doesn't always go according to plan... Pat Solitano has lost everything - his house, his job, and his wife. He now finds himself living back with his mother and father after spending eight months in a state institution on a plea bargain. Pat is determined to rebuild his life, remain positive and reunite with his wife, despite the challenging circumstances of their separation. All Pat's parents want is for him to get back on his feet - and to share their family's obsession with the Philadelphia Eagles football team. When Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own, things get complicated. Tiffany offers to help Pat reconnect with his wife, but only if he'll do something very important for her in return. As their deal plays out, an unexpected bond begins to form between them, and silver linings appear in both of their lives.
9.
Jack and Jill (2011)
Once again, successful advertising executive Jack Sadelstein dreads the annual Thanksgiving visit of his twin sister Jill, knowing that her passive-aggressiveness will undoubtedly turn his family's life upside down.
10.
127 Hours (2010)
Rock climber Aron Ralston has a passion for all things outdoors. But when a falling boulder traps him in a remote Utah canyon, he must use his courage and ingenuity to turn adversity into triumph.
11.
Whatever Works (2009)
After the failure of his career, his marriage, and his suicide attempt, world-class grouch Boris Yellnikoff, spends his days insulting the small children unfortunate enough to study chess with him and irritating his still-loyal friends with his never-ending tirades about the worthlessness of absolut
12.
Julie & Julia (2009)
Before Rachael, before Emeril, there was Julia, the woman who forever changed the way America cooks. But in 1948, Julia Child was just an American woman living in France. Her husband's job has brought them to Paris, and with her indefatigable spirit, she yearned for something to do. Fifty years la
13.
Four Christmases (2008)
No one enjoys the holidays more than Brad and Kate. Every December 25th, this happily unmarried, upscale San Francisco couple embark on a holiday tradition they have shared every year since they met--ditching their crazy families for a relaxing, fun-filled vacation in some sunny exotic locale. There, sipping margaritas by the pool, they toast the season, knowing they have once again avoided the chaos and emotional fallout of their four respective households: divorced parents, squabbling siblings, out-of-control kids and all the simmering resentments and awkward moments that are the hallmarks of every family Christmas. But not this year. Shorts and sunglasses packed, Brad and Kate are trapped at the San Francisco airport by a fogbank that cancels every outbound flight. Worse yet, they are caught on camera by a local news crew, revealing their whereabouts to the whole city--and to their families. With no escape and no excuses, they are now expected home by Brad's father. And Kate's mother. And Brad's mother. And Kate's father. Four Christmases in one day. As they brace themselves for a marathon of homecomings, Brad and Kate expect the worst--and that's exactly what they get. But as Brad counts down the minutes to their freedom, Kate surprisingly finds herself tuned to the ticking of a different clock. At the end of the day, each will gain a new perspective on where they came From--and where they're going. Getting to know themselves and each other as they really are could finally give them a chance at the kind of love they've only been playing at.
14.
Reign Over Me (2007)
Former college roomates Charlie Fineman and Alan Johnson meet up again by chance on a Manhattan street corner. Five years after losing his family on 9/11, Charlie--once a successful dentist--has retreated from his life, and Alan is stunned to see the changes in his formerly gregarious friend. At the
15.
Savages, The (2007)
When an estranged and senile father starts failing, his son and daughter are suddenly burdened with the heavy chore of care-giving for a man who once neglected and abused them.
16.
Superman Returns (2006)
Superman--born on a planet which has long since died--has been raised by adoptive parents on the Kent farm in Kansas. The young boy Kal-El is renamed Clark Kent, and though he has grown up among humans, he is not one of them. Under Earth's yellow sun, he can do two things humans can only dream of, but to co-exist with them he must live a dual life as mild, unassuming Clark Kent, secretly transforming into the Man of Steel when the world cries out for him. But now, the world's crises have gone unheeded for five long years since Superman's mysterious disappearance. Without him, crime has risen in the city of Metropolis and beyond; that's not even counting the future destructive acts of Lex Luthor, who has been sprung from prison with the specific intent of using Superman's technological secrets for his own personal gain and glory. Lois Lane, star reporter for the Daily Planet and the love of Superman's life, has moved on since Superman left without a word. She has even won a Pulitzer Prize for her essay, "Why the World Doesn't Need Superman." Lois has other issues to contend with--she is now engaged to the editor's nephew and has a young son to look after. But for Superman, the long search for his place in the universe ends back at the Kent farm, among the only family he has ever known. His destiny lies in Metropolis, where one look in Lois's eyes tell him that this place, among the flawed but ultimately good people of Earth, is his true home. And with Lex's plan coming to fruition mere hours after his return, the world will never need Superman more than it does now.
17.
Jackass: Number Two (2006)
Johnny Knoxville and the entire crew from the popular MTV franchise return pushing the limits with all-new stunts, practical jokes and fun with animals.
18.
American Dreamz (2006)
On the morning of his re-election, the President decides to read the newspaper for the first time in four years. This starts him down a slippery slope. He begins reading obsessively, reexamining his black and white view of the world, holing up in his bedroom in his pajamas. Frightened by the Presid
19.
Under the Tuscan Sun (2003) as Song ("I'Ve Never Been In Love Before")
A divorced American writer in her mid-30s gives up everything and moves to Italy in search of a new, more romantic life.
20.
Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
In 1953, a time when women's roles were rigidly defined, free-spirited, novice art history professor Katherine Watson begins teaching at the prestigious all-female Wellesley College--which despite its academic reputation, is an environment where success is measured by 'how well' the students marry.
21.
Elf (2003)
As a baby, Buddy crawls into Santa's toy bag and is whisked off to the North Pole, where he is raised as an elf. A misfit who grows to be three times the size of his elf family, Buddy ultimately heads to his birthplace of New York City to seek out his roots. Unfortunately, they turn out to be a "Scr
22.
Domestic Disturbance (2001) as Song ("Two Sleepy People")
Frank Morrison wants what's best for his son. Since he and his wife Susan divorced a few years ago, their son Danny has been rebellious and troubled, with a history of lying. Frank and Susan love Danny dearly; they understand that beneath his defiant exterior lies an eleven year old boy who needs compassion, understanding and good parenting. Now everything is changing. Susan is about to become Mrs. Rick Barnes. A newcomer in town, Barnes has already made his mark as a wealthy philanthropist. He'll be able to give Danny things that Frank, a boatbuilder, simply can't. Struggling with jealousy, Frank has to admit that two parents at home might be just what Danny needs. When Danny starts telling Frank troubling stories about Rick Barnes, Frank is torn between refusing to believe his son, whose reputation for telling the truth has always been spotty, and considering the awful possibility that Barnes might be an altogether different person than he appears.
23.
Curse of the Jade Scorpion, The (2001) as Song ("Two Sleepy People")
In 1940, CW Briggs is the top insurance investigator in New York--or so he keeps telling the firm's new efficiency expert, Betty Ann Fitzgerald. Briggs prides himself on being able to crack any insurance caper by getting into the mind of the thief, but now, thanks to the hypnotic powers of the Jade Scorpion, the mind of a thief is getting into Briggs.
24.
Snow Falling on Cedars (1999) as Song ("Moon Over Burma")
A fisherman is accused of murdering a man, and a journalist tries to prove his innocence.
25.
Love Letter, The (1999) as Song ("I'Ve Never Been In Love Before")
In the sleepy New England town of Loblolly By The Sea, a letter arrived that is going to wake things up. It is a love letter--ardent, sensual...and unsigned. Everybody who reads it wonders who it's for and speculates who it's from. As the letter falls into different hands, the residents in the small town start to eye one another with renewed interest. Determined to find the letter's author, Helen MacFarquhar begins a quest that will open her life to a new chapter involving two decidedly different men: George, an old friend from her past, and Johnny, a young man very much in her present. Will one of them decide her future? Unexpectedly, one mysterious love note has the power to unlock some startling secrets, changing the lives of everyone it touches.
26.
8 1/2 Women (1999) as Song ("On A Slow Boat To China")
Philip Emmenthal, a wealthy businessman, and his son, Storey, are two very different men whose shared grief inspires them to embark on an elaborate sexual odyssey. When Storey takes his father to see Federico Fellini's masterpiece, "8 1/2," the sight of so many magnificent women prompts them to crea
27.
Man on the Moon (1999) as Song ("Jingle, Jangle, Jingle")
The story of Andy Kaufman, the comic genius who knew no boundaries.
28.
Payback (1999) as Song ("Luck Be A Lady")
Porter and Val carry off a successful heist, but then Val makes several mistakes: he steals Porter's cut of the money, he steals Porter's wife, and he tries to kill him. Now Porter is out for payback. He wants his cut and he is determined to get it, come what may.
29.
Big Lebowski, The (1998) as Song ("Standing On The Corner")
A laid-back Los Angeles bowler named Jeff Lebowski, nicknamed "The Dude", is beaten up by thugs who let him know that his wife owes money to Jackie Treehorn. One problem remains; The Dude has never been married and has never heard of Jackie Treehorn. Realizing the situation is a case of mistaken ide
30.
Faculty, The (1998) as Song ("Guys And Dolls")
A group of students at Herrington High School learn that their teachers' bodies are being overtaken by aliens. Soon six students are the only ones left unaffected and must band together to save the school, and perhaps the world, from this alien invasion. Geeky Casey, princess Delilah, jock Stan, dru
31.
Slums of Beverly Hills, The (1998) as Song ("Lucy Be A Lady")
Follows the life of a lower-middle-class teen and her neurotic family in 1976.
32.
Celebrity (1998) as Song ("On A Slow Boat To China")
Lee Simon, a journalist, has just split up with his insecure wife Robin. He launches into a series of sexual escapades that include a film star, a supermodel and an aspiring actress. Meanwhile, Robin considers plastic surgery and imagines a life on her own. However, both eventually find love again:
33.
Dance With Me (1998) as Song ("Let'S Get Lost")
A woman is reconnected with her dreams when she meets a teacher of Latin dance who instills a new sense of passion inside her.
34.
Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993) as Song ("Overture" From "Guys And Dolls")
A middle-aged couple suspects foul play when their neighbor's wife suddenly drops dead.
35.
Mrs. Doubtfire (1993) as Song ("Luck Be A Lady")
An out of work voice-over actor and his wife get divorced, with the wife gaining custody of the three children. Unhappy with the alotted time given him to spend with the kids, the father dresses up as an old lady and gets a job as the kids' nanny.
36.
Bronx Tale, A (1993) as Song ("Say It (Over And Over Again)")
A father becomes worried when a local gangster gets involved with his son in the Bronx in the 1960's.
37.
Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)
A child chess prodigy refuses to harden himself to become a champion.
38.
A League Of Their Own (1992) as Song ("Two Sleepy People")
Two sisters become rivals while playing women's baseball during World War II.
39.
Leap of Faith (1992) as Song ("Sit Down You'Re Rockin' The Boat")
A traveling evangelist con-man faces a crisis when he must perform a miracle for a handicapped boy.
40.
Rich in Love (1992) as Song ("I Hear Music")
A 17-year-old high school girl from the South deals with her parents' sudden divorce.
41.
School Ties (1992) as Song ("Dolores")
A Jewish boy attending an elite prep school hides his religion until another student brings it into the open.
42.
Hand That Rocks the Cradle, The (1992) as Song Composer ("Say It (Over And Over Again)")
A distraught woman becomes a nanny to exact revenge for the loss of her baby and husband.
43.
Long Day Closes, The (1992) as Music Composer ("Once In Love With Amy" "On A Slow Boat To China")
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.
44.
Company Business (1991) as Song ("The Boys In The Back Room")
Two aging spies, one of the CIA and one of the KGB, become unlikely allies when a spy swap goes awry.
45.
Stepping Out (1991) as Song ("Heart And Soul")
A Broadway burn-out turns a tap-dancing class into a life-changing experience for all involved.
46.
Marrying Man, The (1991) as Song ("'Murder' He Says")
The romance between a Hollywood playboy and a Las Vegas showgirl in the 1940s.
47.
Bugsy (1991) as Song ("On A Slow Boat To China")
The famed gangster running the mobs in Los Angeles tries to turn Las Vegas into a vacation paradise.
48.
For The Boys (1991) as Song ("Baby It'S Cold Outside")
The story of two USO entertainers whose performing careers span from World War II through Vietnam.
49.
All I Want for Christmas (1991) as Songs ("Baby It'S Cold Outside" "Heart And Soul")
This heartwarming made-for-TV holiday movie stars the legendary Mickey Rooney as a down on his luck, but cheerful old man. Barely getting by as a petty thief, Rooney's life of crime is beginning to catch up with him. But when a young girl comes to believe that the elderly crook is Santa's answer to her wish for a grandfather, the old man learns valuable lessons about life and love in the process of keeping the youngster's dream alive.
50.
The Freshman (1990) as Song ("Heart And Body")
A young film student gets mixed up with the mob when his possessions are stolen.
51.
Crimes And Misdemeanors (1989) as Songs ("I'Ve Got You" "Murder He Says")
In parallel stories, a wealthy doctor deals with a blackmailing mistress while a filmmaker shoots a documentary about a corrupt TV producer.
52.
Let It Ride (1989) as Song ("Fugue For Tinhorns")
Story of a horse racing gambler who hits the jackpot.
53.
Big (1988) as Song ("Heart And Soul")
Through a carnival wishing machine, a 12-year-old boy is transferred into the body of a 35-year-old man.
54.
Let's Get Lost (1988) as Song ("Let'S Get Lost")
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
55.
September (1987) as Song ("On A Slow Boat To China")
A weekend stay at a Vermont summer house provides glimpses into the lives of six unhappy people most of whom are in love with others who love others, etc.
56.
Radio Days (1987) as Songs ("I Don'T Want To Walk Without You" "They'Re Either Too Young Or Too Old")
A young boy's coming of age is mirrored by his favorite radio shows and the lives of their stars.
57.
Heartburn (1986) as Song ("Baby It'S Cold Outside")
When successful food critic Rachel Samstat begins to fall for the charming columnist Mark Forman, she is warned that he is not capable of fidelity. But after a whirlwind courtship, they marry, and Rachel gives up her career to dedicate herself to making their marriage work. Mark is thrilled when Rachel announces that she is pregnant but becomes anxious about his new, responsible role and begins cheating on her. .
58.
Rebel (1986) as Song ("Rumble Rumble Rumble")
59.
Lost in America (1985) as Song ("Bubbles In The Wine")
A discontented yuppie couple quit their jobs to rediscover America on the road.
60.
Summer Rental (1985)
A working-class guy saves up the money and hauls his family to Florida for a vacation in a rented house, but once there things don't go as planned.
61.
Racing With The Moon (1984) as Songs ("Heart And Soul" "The Lady'S In Love With You" "Says My Heart")
Drama about two blue-collar young men in a small California seacoast town in 1942 as they prepare to enlist in the Marines, but plan to have some romantic flings before they go off to war.
62.
Raggedy Man (1981) as Song ("The Lady'S In Love With You")
Nita, a divorced mother of two boys, is stuck working as a telephone operator in a small Texas town in World War II. Her friendship with a sailor, who is 'on leave', causes judgemental tongues to wag in town.
63.
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967) as Composer
With the help of his handy guidebook, a window washer talks his way into the executive suite.
64.
Jazz Ball (1958) as Composer
65.
The Party Crashers (1958) as Composer
66.
Short Cut to Hell (1957) as Composer
A professional hitman is hired by a friend to commit two murders. His friend pays him off in what turns out to be stolen money, and the police soon trace the money to him. On the run, he kidnaps the girlfriend of the police detective in charge of his pursuit and threatens to kill her unless the hunt is called off.
67.
Guys and Dolls (1955) as Composer
A big-city gambler bets that he can seduce a Salvation Army girl.
68.
Money from Home (1954) as Composer
Matt and Dean are in trouble. Dean owes tons of gambling debts. To pay it off, he promises to fix a horse, so that it does not run. To do that, he intends to use his animal lover, veterenian apprentice cousin, Jerry to do this. Of course, he doesn't tell Jerry the real reason. Hilarity ensues as mistaken identies are assumed, while along the way, Jerry meets a female vet and Dean falls for the owner of the horse he's promised to fix. Goons and mobsters are also lurking around; so beware!
69.
About Mrs. Leslie (1954) as Composer
Mrs. Leslie, rooming house landlady, reminisces in flashbacks about her past as a cafe entertainer and her involvement with the mysterious George Leslie, who originally hires her as a vacation "companion" but tells her nothing of his life outside the vacations. In subplots, Mrs. Leslie's tenants and neighbors carry on soap-opera lives.
70.
Gunsmoke (1953) as Composer
71.
Hans Christian Andersen (1952) as Composer
The storytelling shoemaker falls for a married ballerina who stars in one of his stories.
72.
Because of You (1952) as Composer
Blonde 'doll' Christine Carroll finds too late that her fiancTe Mike is a gangster and she's his unwitting accessory. Emerging from prison with dark hair and an interest in nursing, she becomes a nurse's aide in a war hospital where her good looks quickly arouse the interest of battle-fatigued, 'melancholic' patient Steve Kimberly. When it's clear that Steve has fallen hard, she faces the dilemma of what and when to tell him. Her decision has melodramatic consequences...
73.
The Marrying Kind (1952) as Composer
A judge forces a divorcing couple to think back on the problems that drove them apart.
74.
Flaming Feather (1952) as Composer
Sterling Hayden, Forrest Tucker, Barbara Rush, Arleen Whelan, Carol Thurston, Edgar Buchanan, Victor Jory, Richard Arlen, and Ian MacDonald as Tombstone Jack. An outlaw with a secret motive poses as a wealthy landowner and leads a band of renegade Indians against rancher Sterling Hayden and cavalry officer Forrest Tucker.
75.
Where's Charley? (1952) as Composer
76.
With a Song in My Heart (1952) as Composer
This film focuses on the rise of an aspiring songstress.
77.
Let's Dance (1950) as Composer
Donald Elwood meets after the war his former USO partner, Kitty McNeil, who is now a rich widow with a little child. She tries to evade her paternal grandmother, who wants her to live in a way according to the customs of her dead husband's class.
78.
Dark City (1950) as Composer
Danny Haley's bookie operation is shut down, so he and his pals need money; when Danny meets Arthur Winant, a sucker from out of town, he decoys him into a series of poker games where eventually Winant loses $5000 that isn't his...then hangs himself. But it seems Winant had a shadowy, protective elder brother who believes in personal revenge. And each of the card players in turn feels a faceless doom inexorably closing in. Dark streets and sexy torch-singer Fran lend ambience.
79.
Neptune's Daughter (1949) as Composer
Mistaken identity complicates a polo player's romance with a bathing suit designer.
80.
Red, Hot and Blue (1949) as Composer
An actress's rising career is threatened when she finds a dead gangster in her apartment.
81.
Roseanna McCoy (1949) as Composer
The Hatfield-McCoy feud heats up when one family's daughter elopes with the other's son.
82.
Malaya (1949) as Composer
Two men join forces to smuggle rubber out of occupied Malaya during World War II.
83.
Saigon (1948) as Composer
After World War II Larry learns that his flying buddy Mike will only live a short time despite the efforts of the doctors. He takes on a profitable flying job for profiteers Maris to finance a good time for his buddy. As the plane takes off he shoves Maris' secretary Susan on board. When Mike falls for her, Larry tells her to play along for Mike's sake. She, of course, falls for Larry.
84.
On Our Merry Way (1948) as Composer
Oliver Pease gets a dose of courage from his wife Martha and tricks the editor of the paper (where he writes lost pet notices) into assigning him the day's roving question. Martha suggests, "Has a little child ever changed your life?" Oliver gets answers from two slow-talking musicians, an actress whose roles usually feature a sarong, and an itinerant cardsharp. In each case the "little child" is hardly innocent: in the first, a local auto mechanic's "baby" turns out to be fully developed as a woman and a musician; in the second, a spoiled child star learns kindness; in the third, the family of a lost brat doesn't want him returned. And Oliver, what becomes of him?
85.
I Walk Alone (1948) as Composer
An ex-convict discovers the world of crime has changed drastically since he went up the river.
86.
Miss Tatlock's Millions (1948) as Composer
After the accidental death of an idiot heir, a stunt man is hired to impersonate him while the family gathers to determine the dispersment of the estate of Miss Tatlock's millions.
87.
Variety Girl (1947) as Composer
Dozens of star and character-actor cameos and a message about the Variety Club (show-business charity) are woven into a framework about two hopeful young ladies who come to Hollywood, exchange identities, and cause comic confusion (with slapstick interludes) throughout the Paramount studio.
88.
The Perils of Pauline (1947) as Composer
The world's worst actress rises to stardom as serial queen Pearl White.
89.
Radio Stars on Parade (1945) as Composer
A pair of wacky agents take their clients to audition for the top radio shows.
90.
You Came Along (1945) as Composer
War hero flier Bob Collins goes on a war bond selling tour with two buddies, and substitute "chaperone" Ivy Hotchkiss. Bob's a cheerful Lothario with several girls in every town on the tour. After some amusing escapades, Bob and Ivy become romantically involved, agreeing it's "just fun up in the air." Then Ivy finds out the real reason why it shouldn't be anything more.
91.
Behind City Lights (1945) as Composer
92.
Her Lucky Night (1945) as Composer
93.
Christmas Holiday (1944) as Composer
94.
Hail the Conquering Hero (1944) as Composer
A group of veterans help a small-town fraud convince his family he was a war hero.
95.
See Here, Private Hargrove (1944) as Composer
A green recruit has a series of madcap adventures in the Army.
96.
Jam Session (1944) as Composer
A Texas girl wins a trip to Hollywood, but the best job she can get is as secretary to a writer.
97.
Moon Over Las Vegas (1944) as Composer
98.
The Old Texas Trail (1944) as Composer
As Jim Wiley, a stageline troubleshooter, arrives he is shot and relieved of his identification papers. Thinking him dead, those against the stage line construction send an imposter in his place to slow down the work. But Jim survives and now believed to be the outlaw that shot him, gets a job on the construction crew in an effort to find the big boss behind all the trouble.
99.
You Can't Ration Love (1944) as Composer
Because of the war, there aren't enough men at Adams College for all the girls, but Betty (Betty Jane Rhodes as Betty Rhodes) has no difficulties as she has a monopoly on stud-athlete Pete (Bill Edwards). The other girls, particularly Marian (Marjorie Weaver), think this is unfair, so Marian institutes a system of rationing dates. Pete is rated as thirty points and Betty is furious as the other girls bypass the 4-F's and slide-rule geeks to save their ration points to date Pete. Betty drafts him for the Varsity Show, but when the pressure of preparing for the show hurts his studies, Marian volunteers to tutor him and has him all to herself. Scholarly John "Two-Point" Simpson (Johnny Johnston as Johnnie Johnston) auditions and, since he isn't hep to the jive, is laughed off the stage. Betty helps him and soon "Two-Point" is in the groove and makes a hit, and Betty discovers she is in love with him. The faculty cancels the date-rationing plan and Johnnie, whose point value has gone up, thinks Betty is the cause of the ruling and dates Marian for spite. Betty broods and knits booties for her sister's baby, but conveys the impression to Marian that she is to have a baby. Johnnie learns he is the "suspected" father and, thinking it is another of Betty's tricks, plans to leave school. The other girls, led by Bubbles (Marie Wilson), are worried about Betty's future stigma and round up a justice of the peace and Johnnie. Betty confesses the hoax, and the girls start squabbling over the available-again Johnnie, while Betty and Johnnie make use of the still-available Justice of the Peace.
100.
Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943) as Composer
An Eddie Cantor look-alike organizes an all-star show to help the war effort.
101.
Happy Go Lucky (1943) as Composer
To land a rich husband, golddigger Marjory Stuart goes to Trinidad posing as a debutante. Beach boy Pete promptly unmasks her, but offers to help her catch his enemy, yachtsman Alfred Monroe. Marjory's pal Bubbles turns out to be the old flame of Pete's pal Wally. All the well-planned efforts to land Monroe end in slapstick; then Wally's voodoo priestess landlady gives him a love potion that works...
102.
Tornado (1943) as Composer
103.
Swing Your Partner (1943) as Composer
104.
The Forest Rangers (1942) as Composer
Ranger Don Stuart fights a forest fire with timber boss friend Tana 'Butch' Mason, and finds evidence of arson. He suspects Twig Dawson but can't prove it. Butch loves Don but he, poor fool, won't notice her as a woman; instead he meets socialite Celia in town and elopes with her. The action plot (Don's pursuit of the fire starter) parallels Tana's comic efforts to scare tenderfoot Celia back to the city.
105.
Sweater Girl (1942) as Composer
106.
Seven Days' Leave (1942) as Composer
A serviceman has one week to wed an heiress and inherit $100,000.
107.
Little Joe, the Wrangler (1942) as Composer
108.
Night in New Orleans (1942) as Composer
109.
Beyond the Blue Horizon (1942) as Composer
110.
True to the Army (1942) as Composer
111.
This Gun for Hire (1942) as Composer
A hired killer dodges police while tracking down the enemy agents who tried to frame him.
112.
Lost Canyon (1942) as Composer
Burton is after Clark's ranch. He gets the banker to refuse to renew Clark's note and then sends his men to rustle his cattle. Hoppy is Clark's new foreman and is on to Burton's scheme. But just as he learns of the rustling and is about to go after the gang, the Sheriff arrives and arrests him for hiding Johnny who has been accused of robbery.
113.
Tortilla Flat (1942) as Composer
Inhabitants of a Southern California fishing village strive for the simple pleasures of life.
114.
Priorities on Parade (1942) as Composer
115.
The Parson of Panamint (1941) as Composer
116.
Burma Convoy (1941) as Composer
Film foreword: "Through the teeming heart of Asia, halfway between Rangood and Shanghai, twists the hand-hewn Burma Road, lifeline for the embattled Army of China, headquartered at Chungking. Over this dangerous seven hundred miles of highway roars a stream of truck---hell drivers at their wheels---trucks loaded with food, munitions, guns...blood and sinew of the defenders of the ancient soil of China. Fountain-head for these vital supplies, end of the rail line from the west is the sprawling Burmese BOOMTOWN OF LASHIO." Story mostly pertains to the trucking of munitions to the Chinese Army under British direction and with some Americans participating, but there is no dialogue references to Japan, and the parachute troops who attempt to sabotage the convoy are identified as Chinese insurrectionists. Two months after its October release, Universal could have called a spade a spade.Accuracy footnote:Despite revisionists sources that seem to think so,this was not distributed in 1941 by MCA/Universal, because MCA/Universal did not exist in 1941. Universal Pictures Company did, and they were the distributor.
117.
Caught in the Draft (1941) as Composer
Don Bolton is a movie star who can't stand loud noises. To evade the draft, he decides to get married...but falls for a colonel's daughter. By mistake, he and his two cronies enlist. In basic training, Don hopes to make a good impression on the fair Antoinette and her father, but his military career is largely slapstick. Will he ever get his corporal's stripes?
118.
Forced Landing (1941) as Composer
119.
Kiss the Boys Goodbye (1941) as Composer
120.
Mr. Bug Goes to Town (1941) as Composer
In a vacant corner lot off Broadway (by about a yard) is a place called the Lowlands by the tiny community that lives there. Bugs and insects are neighbors and hang out at the Honey Shop of old Mr. Bumble the bee and his daughter Honey.
121.
Sailors on Leave (1941) as Composer
122.
Stick to Your Guns (1941) as Composer
The Bar 20 boys are after Nevada and his gang of cattle rustlers. Hoppy and California join Nevada's gang under assumed names. Johnny and the rest of Bar 20 get directions from Winters and head out looking for Hoppy's signal. But Winters wanders on ahead and gets spotted. This lets Nevada trap them in a canyon and to make matters worse, Hoppy's masquerade has been exposed.
123.
Sis Hopkins (1941) as Composer
124.
Hold Back the Dawn (1941) as Composer
A gigolo flees Nazi occupation and sets his sights on a shy schoolteacher who happens to be a US citizen.
125.
Aloma of the South Seas (1941) as Composer
A young South Seas native boy is sent to the U.S. for his education, returns to his island after his father dies to try to stop a revolution.
126.
Glamour Boy (1941) as Composer
Marathon Pictures is stuck with Billy Doran (Darryl Hickman), Whiz Quiz radio show star but a flop in Hollywood. Ex-child star Tiny Barlow (Jackie Cooper) suggests that the studio remake "Skippy", the film that made him famous, with himself as coach for little Billy. A. J. Colder (Walter Abel), Marathon's Mighty Mogul, agrees. Joan Winslow (Susanna Foster), a contract player who has never had a part, is picked to replace balky Brenda Lee (Ann Gillis) in Marathon's monster musical of the year. Tiny poses as a big shot and takes credit for getting Joan the role. They are soon seen everywhere together as Tiny is taking advantage of her publicity build-up for his own gain, until he suddenly finds out he is in love with her and confesses his duplicity. This occurs when Colder has forbid Joan to see Tiny anymore, directing her to only be seen with important people who can help her career, and Tiny thinks it is because she has dumped him. He enters into a conspiracy with Brenda's agent, Mickey Fadden (John Gallaudet), to make Brenda give up her strike and accept the role Colder gave Joan. She does and Tiny is given the role of her leading man. But he is unhappy about what he has done in costing Joan her big chance, plus his old friend, Georgie Clemons (Jackie Searle) who used to play the mean kid in Tiny's films is also replaced. Faced with the taunts of the production crew because of what he helped engineer and broken hearted about Joan, Tiny walks out on the picture, climbs into his automobile and heads for parts unknown. Little Billy, who adores him, stows away in the luggage compartment. Billy, the high IQ kid, has devised a scheme to set everything right.
127.
Las Vegas Nights--"The Last Frontier Town" (1941) as Composer
A vaudeville act tries to turn a broken-down house into a posh nightclub.
128.
Man from Montana (1941) as Composer
The sheriff (Johnny Mack Brown) - a cattleman at heart, but pledged to follow the law - is caught in the crossfire between the resident ranchers and the incoming homesteaders, made even worse when instigator Dunham (James Blaine) has his henchmen kill the homesteader leader Preston (Murdock MacQuarrie), wound the head of the cattlemen, Winchester Thompson (William Gould), and leaves the sheriff, whom both sides mistrust by now, to settle the escalated conflict.
129.
Manpower (1941) as Composer
Power linemen feud over the love of a sultry nightclub singer.
130.
Youth Will Be Served (1940) as Composer
A southern girl (Withers) goes to a National Youth Association camp after her father goes to jail for bootlegging. When a mean tycoon tries to buy the campground for himself she stages a show which endears her to him. Then her father escapes and catches the crooks who took the tycoon's money, all is saved.
131.
Those Were the Days! (1940) as Composer
132.
Dancing on a Dime (1940) as Composer
133.
North West Mounted Police (1940) as Composer
In 1885, three mismatched frontiersmen (teacher Riel, whiskey trader Corbeau, and trapper Duroc) foment rebellion in central Canada; only the local Mounties stand in their way. Constable Ronnie Logan loves Corbeau's savage daughter Louvette; his pal Jim Brett loves April, the district nurse, but finds a rival in visitor Dusty Rivers, a Texas Ranger who wants Corbeau for murder. Treachery, battle, and tense situations follow in rapid order, with more lighthearted intervals.
134.
Buck Benny Rides Again (1940) as Composer
Radio star Jack Benny, intending to stay in New York for the summer, is forced by the needling of rival Fred Allen to prove his boasts about roughing it on his (fictitious) Nevada ranch. Meanwhile, singer Joan Cameron, whom Jack's fallen for and offended, is maneuvered by her sisters to the same Nevada town. Jack's losing battle to prove his manhood to Joan means broad slapstick burlesque of Western cliches.
135.
The Quarterback (1940) as Composer
136.
A Night at Earl Carroll's (1940) as Composer
137.
The Farmer's Daughter (1940) as Composer
138.
Moon over Burma (1940) as Composer
139.
Johnny Apollo (1940) as Composer
A Wall Street broker is jailed for embezzling. His college graduate son then turns to crime to raise money for his father's release.
140.
Typhoon (1940) as Composer
141.
Seven Sinners (1940) as Composer
A South Seas temptress sets her sights on a U.S. Navy officer.
142.
The Gracie Allen Murder Case (1939) as Composer
The zany plot follows nitwit Gracie Allen trying to help master sleuth Philo Vance solve a murder. Allen's uncle fixes her up with Bill at a company picnic. When the two go out to a nightclub that night, Gracie inadvertently links Bill to the murder of a thug after finding the dead body and Bill's cigarette case at the scene of the crime. While being questioned at the club, she meets Vance who's investigating the homicide. After Gracie's bungled attempts to solve the case, Vance decides it might be easier to have her working with him. Despite Gracie's "help," the two eventually find the real killer.
143.
Cafe Society (1939) as Composer
144.
Destry Rides Again (1939) as Composer
A deputy who's sworn not to shoot again takes on a corrupt town boss and a sultry saloon singer.
145.
Some Like It Hot (1939) as Composer
A carnival con artist tries to ride his girlfriend's singing talents to the big time.
146.
Man About Town (1939) as Composer
Producer Bob Temple, who's brought an American show to London, loves his star Diana, but she won't take him seriously as a lover. To show her, he picks up stranger Lady Arlington, whose financier husband neglects her. On a weekend at the Arlington country house, Bob is used by both Lady A. and her friend to make their husbands jealous; this works all too well, and Bob is in danger from both husbands.
147.
Saint Louis Blues (1939) as Composer
148.
Zaza (1939) as Composer
Zaza is a spicy Parisian cabaret performer who falls in love with wealthy rogue Dufresne. Quitting show biz to be with Dufresne for all time, Zaza is taken aback to discover that he's already married...
149.
Heritage of the Desert (1939) as Composer
John Abbott (Donald Woods) returns to the desert land he owns, and after being wounded by hired gunman Chick Chance (Paul Fix), he is befriended by rancher Andrew Naab (Robert Barrat) and his son, Marvin (Russell Hayden). Naab's daughter, Marian (Evelyn Venable), falls in love with John but is about to marry Snap Thornton (Paul Guilfoyle) to keep a promise made by her father. She runs away on her wedding day but is captured and held hostage by outlaw Henry Holderness (c. Henry Gordon). John, the Naabs and fellow ranchers rush to her rescue.
150.
The Llano Kid (1939) as Composer
Lora Travers is the only person who can identify hold-up artist The Llano Kid and she persuades him to come in on a scheme with her and her husband. They have been searching for the long-lost son of a rich Mexican widow and they get the Kid to claim it is him. All goes according to plan until greed and jealousy raise their heads.
151.
Island of Lost Men (1939) as Composer
152.
Hawaiian Nights (1939) as Composer
153.
Stolen Heaven (1938) as Composer
154.
Sing You Sinners (1938) as Composer
Of the singing Beebe brothers, young Mike just wants to be a kid; responsible Dave wants to work in his garage and marry Martha; but feckless Joe thinks his only road to success is through swapping and gambling. It seems the only thing all three can join in is their singing act, which Mike and Dave hate. Finally, all Joe's hopes are pinned on a race horse he's acquired, but it's a bigger gamble than his family knows. Hilarious sequence involving a lecturer on seals.
155.
Freshman Year (1938) as Composer
156.
Men with Wings (1938) as Composer
157.
Spawn of the North (1938) as Composer
Two Alaskan salmon fishermen, Tyler Dawson (skipper of the "Who Cares") and Jim Kimmerlee of the "Old Reliable," are lifelong pals. Their romantic rivalry over young Dian ends amicably. But a more serious rift, with violent consequences, arises when Tyler befriends Russian fish pirates while Jim finds himself aligned with local vigilantes. Notable glacier scenery.
158.
College Swing (1938) as Composer
In 1738, a pact is drawn up between the Alden family and a highly respected Colonial college: If any female member of the family can pass her college exams within a 200-year period, ownership of the institution will be turned over to her. Two hundred years later in 1938, the last of the Alden girls,
159.
The Texans (1938) as Composer
160.
Cocoanut Grove (1938) as Composer
161.
The Hurricane (1937) as Composer
A Polynesian escapes prison to return home during a raging storm.
162.
Fight for Your Lady (1937) as Composer
A wrestling promoter helps an opera singer with his love life.
163.
Walter Wanger's Vogues of 1938 (1937) as Composer
A penniless heiress takes a modeling job to get her family back on its feet.
164.
Blossoms on Broadway (1937) as Composer
165.
Flying Hostess (1936) as Composer
166.
Postal Inspector (1936) as Composer
167.
Yellowstone (1936) as Composer
168.
Mysterious Crossing (1936) as Composer
169.
The Man I Marry (1936) as Composer

Cast (special)

170.
Heart & Soul: The Life and Music of Frank Loesser (2006)
A documentary profile of the musical genius behind some of Broadway’s greatest hits.

Writer (special)

171.
Most Happy Fella, The (1980) as Book
Tony is a middle-aged California vineyard owner who falls in love with a waitress whom he's seen in San Francisco. He woos her by letter but when she asks for his picture, Tony sends her one of his handsome young foreman. Rosabella, the waitress, agrees to join Tony in the Napa Valley and become h

Music (special)

172.
Steve Wozniak: The Wizard of Apple (2000) as Song ("How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying")
Profile of Steve Wozniak, the man behind the personal computer revolution, who created the first smaller, faster unit that came to be known as the Apple Computer in 1976.
173.
Guys and Dolls Off the Record (1992) as Songs ("Luck Be A Lady" "If I Were A Bell" "Adelaide'S Lament" "Sit Down, You'Re Rocking The Boat")
A documentary about the making of the cast album for the 1991 Tony-winning revival of the Broadway musical "Guys and Dolls."
174.
Evening With Maria Ewing, An (1990) as Music
In concert from London, soprano Maria Ewing performs songs by American composers.
175.
Most Happy Fella, The (1980) as Lyrics
Tony is a middle-aged California vineyard owner who falls in love with a waitress whom he's seen in San Francisco. He woos her by letter but when she asks for his picture, Tony sends her one of his handsome young foreman. Rosabella, the waitress, agrees to join Tony in the Napa Valley and become h
176.
Baryshnikov on Broadway (1980) as Song ("Guys And Dolls" "Once In Love With Amy")
A tribute to the American musical theater featuring Russian-born ballet star Mikhail Baryshnikov. The program, originally aired on ABC, was repeated in 1986 on PBS.
177.
Most Happy Fella, The (1980) as Music
Tony is a middle-aged California vineyard owner who falls in love with a waitress whom he's seen in San Francisco. He woos her by letter but when she asks for his picture, Tony sends her one of his handsome young foreman. Rosabella, the waitress, agrees to join Tony in the Napa Valley and become h

Music (TV Mini-Series)

178.
If These Walls Could Talk (1996)
Focuses on the lives of three pregnant women, each living in the same home during different decades (1952, 1974 and 1996), and how they each deal with their unplanned pregnancies.

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