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Also Known As: Died: June 25, 1976
Born: November 18, 1909 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Savannah, Georgia, USA Profession: Music ...


Cast (feature film)

That's Entertainment! III (1994) as Song Performer
Classic musical numbers and rare behind-the-scenes footage show how MGM created the screen''s greatest musicals. Featuring clips with Gene Kelly, Lena Horne and Debbie Reynolds.
To Beat the Band (1935) as Member of the band
A man courts a widow in order to inherit his aunt''''s fortune.
Old Man Rhythm (1935) as Colonel
A business leader goes back to college to keep an eye on his playboy son.

Writer (feature film)

Second Chorus (1940) as Contr to scr
Two composers vie for their lady manager's heart as they head for Broadway.

Music (feature film)

Dark Tower, The (2017)
The tale of gunslinger Roland Deschain's quest for the Dark Tower.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)
Storyline is under wraps.
American Pastoral (2016)
A man who inherits his father's business and marries a beauty queen has his idyllic life turned upside down when his daughter becomes a Vietnam War activist and carries out a terrorist act.
Rules Don't Apply, The (2016)
Howard Hughes has an affair with a young woman in the later years of his life.
Trumbo (2015)
The story of screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, who was sent to prison during the 1950s HUAC trials and wrote two Oscar-winning classics while blacklisted.
Fort McCoy (2014)
Frank Stirn moves with his family to become a barber for the American Army and POW camp at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, in the summer of 1944. Embittered that he cannot fight, Frank must take a stand when a Nazi SS Officer threatens his wife. Her Catholic sister falls for a Jewish soldier haunted by the b
Calvary (2014)
Fort McCoy (2014)
Frank Stirn moves with his family to become a barber for the American Army and POW camp at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, in the summer of 1944. Embittered that he cannot fight, Frank must take a stand when a Nazi SS Officer threatens his wife. Her Catholic sister falls for a Jewish soldier haunted by the b
Cake (2014)
Gangster Squad (2013)
Los Angeles, 1949. Ruthless, Brooklyn-born mob king Mickey Cohen runs the show in this town, reaping the ill-gotten gains from the drugs, the guns, the prostitutes and - if he has his way - every wire bet placed west of Chicago. And he does it all with the protection of not only his own paid goons, but also the police and the politicians who are under his control. It's enough to intimidate even the bravest, street-hardened cop except, perhaps, for the small, secret crew of LAPD outsiders led by Sgt. John O'Mara and Jerry Wooters, who come together to try to tear Cohen's world apart.
Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2012)
Former stuntman and bounty hunter of rogue demons Johnny Blaze has been living in self-imposed exile, believing that his powers are a curse. But when he is approached by a member of a monastic order who is looking for someone to protect a mother and her son, who are being pursued by the devil in the figure of a man named Roarke, the Ghost Rider takes the case.
Men in Black III (2012)
Agents J and K are back in time. J has seen some inexplicable things in his 15 years with the Men in Black, but nothing, not even aliens, perplexes him as much as his wry, reticent partner. But when K's life and the fate of the planet are put at stake, Agent J will have to travel back in time to pu
Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008)
In 1939 London, Miss Guinevere Pettigrew is a middle-aged governess who finds herself once again unfairly dismissed from her job. Without so much as severance pay, Miss Pettigrew realizes that she must--for the first time in two decades--seize the day. This she does, by intercepting an employment as
Definitely, Maybe (2008)
A thirtysomething Manhattan dad is in the midst of a divorce when his 10-year-old daughter, Maya, starts to question him about his life before marriage. Maya wants to know absolutely everything about how her parents met and fell in love: Will's story begins in 1992, as a young, starry-eyed aspiring politician who moves to New York from Wisconsin in order to work on the presidential campaign. For Maya, Will relives his past as an idealistic young man learning the 'ins' and 'outs' of big city politics, and recounts the history of his romantic relationships with three very different women. Will hopelessly attempts a gentler version of his story for his daughter, and changes the names so Maya has to guess who is the woman her father finally married. Is her mother Will's college sweetheart, the dependable girl next door Emily? Is she his longtime best friend and confidante, the apolitical April? Or is she the free-spirited but ambitious journalist Summer? As Maya puts together the pieces of her dad's romantic puzzle, she begins to understand that love is not so simple or easy. And as Will tells her his tale, Maya helps him to understand that it's definitely never too late to go back--and maybe even possible to find a happy ending.
Wrecking Crew, The (2008)
Collectively, their roster of hit songs is unmatched in the recording industry, numbering in the hundreds and spanning decades. They've been instrumental in helping a diverse array of popular artists on their path to stardom - from The Beach Boys to Frank and Nancy Sinatra; from The 5th Dimension to
Fred Claus (2007)
Fred Claus has lived his entire life in his brother''s very large shadow. Fred tried, but could hardly live up to the example set by the younger Nicholas, who was just a perfect, well, saint. True to form, Nicholas grew up to be the model of giving, while Fred became the polar opposite: a fast-talking repo man who''s run out of luck and money. Over Mrs. Claus'' objections, Nicholas agrees to help his brother on one condition: that he come to the North Pole and earn the money he needs by working in Santa''s Toy Shop. The trouble is that Fred isn''t exactly elf material and, with Christmas fast approaching, Fred could jeopardize the jolliest holiday of the year.
Mama's Boy (2007)
Eccentric Jeffrey Mannus is 29-years-old and still lives at home with his angelic mom, Jan. He sees no reason to alter this arrangement, but his perfect world is upended when Jan meets Mert, a motivational speaker. Mert successfully woos Jan and moves in on Jeffrey's territory, something Jeffrey w
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
P.S. I Love You (2007)
Holly Kennedy is beautiful, smart and married to the love of her life--a passionate, funny and impetuous Irishman named Gerry. So when Gerry's life is taken by an illness, it takes the life out of Holly. The only one who can help her is the person who is no longer there. Nobody knows Holly better th
Water Horse, The (2007)
When Angus, a young Scottish boy, finds an enchanted egg, he takes it home and soon finds himself face-to-face with an amazing creature: the mythical "water horse" of Scottish lore. Angus begins a journey of discovery, facing his greatest fears and risking his life to protect a secret that would giv
Savages, The (2007)
The last thing the two Savage siblings ever wanted to do was look back at their difficult family history. Having wriggled their way out from beneath their father's domineering thumb, they are now firmly cocooned in their own complicated lives. Wendy is a struggling East Village playwright, AKA a tem
Love and Other Disasters (2007)
A female assistant at U.K. Vogue is the catalyst for a group of young friends as they try to find love.
Invincible (2006)
It's every sports fan's wildest, craziest fantasy, the chance to play on the field and go toe-to-toe with the larger-than-life heroes they idolize. Yet, in 1976, this seemingly fairy-tale scenario happened in real life. It was then that Vince Papale, a 30-year-old teacher and part-time bartender with little football experience other than being a season ticket-holder, entered the unprecedented public tryouts for his NFL favorites, the Philadelphia Eagles, and defied all expectations. Not only did Papale make the team--he remade the team, helping to inspire them to break through their 11-season losing and streak and rediscover their winning spirit. In the bicentennial year of 1976, Papale lived out the dreams of a city and a nation by taking on the impossible with an unsinkable attitude and becoming the NFL's most unlikely rookie ever.
For Your Consideration (2006)
Debut feature director Jay Berman steers cast and crew through a typically tumultuous independent film "Home for Purim," an intimate period drama about a Jewish family's turbulent reunion on the occasion of the dying matriarch's favorite holiday. When Internet-generated rumors begin circulating that
Invincible (2006)
It's every sports fan's wildest, craziest fantasy, the chance to play on the field and go toe-to-toe with the larger-than-life heroes they idolize. Yet, in 1976, this seemingly fairy-tale scenario happened in real life. It was then that Vince Papale, a 30-year-old teacher and part-time bartender with little football experience other than being a season ticket-holder, entered the unprecedented public tryouts for his NFL favorites, the Philadelphia Eagles, and defied all expectations. Not only did Papale make the team--he remade the team, helping to inspire them to break through their 11-season losing and streak and rediscover their winning spirit. In the bicentennial year of 1976, Papale lived out the dreams of a city and a nation by taking on the impossible with an unsinkable attitude and becoming the NFL's most unlikely rookie ever.
Marie Antoinette (2006)
When betrothed to King Louis XVI, the naïve and beautiful, Austrian-born Marie Antoinette enters the opulent French court, which is steeped in conspiracy and scandal. Without guidance, adrift in a dangerous world, the young girl rebels against the isolated atmosphere of Versailles and becomes France
Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus (2006)
In 1958 New York, Diane Arbus, the daughter of a posh fur store owner, is a housewife and mother who works as an assistant to her husband Allan, a fashion and advertising photographer. One night, Diane's eye is caught by a strange-looking mask the size of a man's head. Later, when Diane gets her fi
Take the Lead (2006)
Pierre Dulaine is a Manhattan dance teacher and competitor who volunteers his time to teach ballroom dancing to a diverse group of New York inner-city high school students serving detention. The students are initially skeptical of Dulaine, especially when they learn what he''s there to teach them, but his unwavering commitment and dedication slowly inspire them to embrace his program. In fact, they even take it one step further and combine Dulaine''s classical dance with their unique hip-hop style and music to create a high-energy, unique fusion. As Dulaine becomes a mentor for his students, many of whom haven''t had much to strive towards in their lives, he inspires them to hone their craft for a prestigious city ballroom competition, and in return they share with each other valuable lessons about pride, respect and honor.
Notorious Bettie Page, The (2006)
Biography of 1950s pin-up model Bettie Page.
For Your Consideration (2006)
Debut feature director Jay Berman steers cast and crew through a typically tumultuous independent film "Home for Purim," an intimate period drama about a Jewish family's turbulent reunion on the occasion of the dying matriarch's favorite holiday. When Internet-generated rumors begin circulating that
Family Stone, The (2005)
The Stones, a New England family, have their annual holiday gathering. The eldest son brings his girlfriend home to meet his parents, brothers and sisters. The bohemian Stones greet their visitor--a high-powered, controlling New Yorker--with a mix of awkwardness, confusion and hostility. Before the
Elizabethtown (2005)
Drew Baylor, once a rising star at a leading athletic shoe company, has just been fired due to the overwhelming failure of his design for a sneaker and $972 million loss his company suffered because of the fiasco. As if that wasn''t bad enough, things get even worse: Drew receives a phone call informing him that his father has passed away--and now, he must get on a plane for Elizabethtown, Kentucky, to retrieve his father''s remains. On the plane ride, Drew meets Claire, a flight attendant and unstoppably positive woman who changes the course of his life. It is in Kentucky that Drew comes to learn the breadth of his father''s life and his own family roots. Drew, with the help of Claire, submits to discovering the possibilities for his own destiny.
Good Night, and Good Luck (2005) as Composer
Taking place during the early days of broadcast journalism in 1950's America, a chronicle of the real-life conflict between television news man Edward R. Murrow and Senator Joseph McCarthy and the House Un-American Activities Committee. With a desire to report the facts and enlighten the public, Mu
Beyond the Sea (2004)
For Bobby Darin, performing was his life. It kept his heart beating. He came alive onstage, even when he was near collapse offstage. From the age of seven, Walden Robert Cassotto--Little Bobby knows the odds are stacked against him. Rheumatic fever has permanently damaged his heart, and he's not exp
Hard Straight, A (2004) as Song ("Moon River")
Three paroled prison inmates are followed as they enjoy their new found freedom and adjust to life "on the outside".
Last Shot, The (2004) as Song ("Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive")
Straight shooter agent Joe Devine has been assigned to cook up an elaborate scheme to take down infamous mob boss John Gotti. He assumes the role of a Hollywood producer and tells all the right lies to enlist a stooge to help execute his sting. He finds unsuspecting wannabe director Steven Schatz, w
Bullet Boy (2004)
Ricky is just out of a young offenders institute, heading home to Hackney and determined to go straight. Instead, he heads straight for trouble when he becomes involved in a street confrontation, siding with his best friend Wisdom against a local rude boy. The trouble escalates into a series of tit-
Alfie (2004)
Alfie Elkins is a philosophical womanizer who is forced to question his seemingly carefree existence. Ultimately, his freewheeling lifestlye begins to slowly unravel.
How To Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)
Andie Anderson, the how-to girl for Composure Magazine, agrees to write a firsthand account of all the things women do to drive away men; she has to find a guy, make him fall in love with her, then get dumped--all in 10 days. But little does she know that her target, ad agency hottie, Benjamin Barry
Jeepers Creepers 2 (2003) as Song ("Jeepers Creepers")
Returning home from a championship game, a group of varsity basketball players, cheerleaders, and coaches become stranded on the infamous East 9 Highway in Poho County--only it's the cunning Creeper who has actually crippled their bus. As its 23 horrifying days of flesh-eating comes to an end, the C
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003) as Song ("Hooray For Hollywood")
The Angels--Natalie, Dylan, and Alex--prepare to strike without warning as they go undercover to retrieve two missing silver bands. These are no ordinary rings. They contain valuable encrypted information that reveal the new identities of every person in the Federal Witness Protection Program. When witnesses start turning up dead, only the Angels, using their expertise as masters of disguise, espionage and martial arts can stop the perpetrator, a mysterious "fallen" Angel. Aided by their trusty colleague, Jimmy Bosley, the Angels'' adventure begins at a remote Mongolian outpost and ends only after Dylan is forced to face a dark secret from her past--a secret that puts the lives of her two best friends in danger.
My House in Umbria (2003)
Based on the story by William Trevor about a romance writer who lives in Italy, survives after a terrorist's bomb in her train in Italy. She finds solace by inviting the survivors to stay at her home in Umbria to recover. One of the victims is a young girl who is severly traumatized by the explosion
Paycheck (2003)
Brilliant computer engineer Michael Jennings routinely has his short term memory erased, so he can''t divulge any information about the top secret projects he works on throughout the year. For his most recent gig, he expects to receive over four billion dollars. Upon completion of the job, however, Jennings is given a filled envelope--not with a check for his billions, but containing random objects. It is communicated to him that he had agreed to forfeit his payment for this specific project. With his memory erased, the meticulous engineer attempts to use the objects in the envelope to figure out what happened to him in his now obscured past. Soon, federal agents are after Jennings and he teams up with his old flame, Rachel, who helps him uncover the mystery of his past--and the question behind why the people whom he once worked for, now want him dead.
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.
Matchstick Men (2003) as Song ("Summer Wind")
Meet Roy and Frank, a couple of professional small-time con artists. What Roy, a veteran of the grift, and Frank, his ambitious protégé, are swindling these days are "water filtration systems," bargain-basement water filters bought by unsuspecting people who pay ten times their value in order to win
Hollywood Ending (2002) as Song ("Hooray For Hollywood")
Val Waxman is a two-time Oscar winner turned washed-up, neurotic director in desperate need of a comeback. His last film was a hit in Europe but bombs in America, and he is considered to be past it. However, his girlfriend convinces studio bosses to let him make a film about old-time Hollywood. When the opportunity comes, Waxman finds himself backed into a corner--work for his ex-wife Ellie who dumped him for the studio head bankrolling the picture; or forfeit his last shot at forwarding his career, and avoid a painful reconnect. Is Val blinded by love when he opts for the reconnect? Is love blind when it comes to Ellie''s staunch support? Literally and figuratively, the proof is in the picture.
Truth About Charlie, The (2002) as Song ("Charade")
Regina ('Reggie') Lambert meets the charming Joshua Peters while vacationing in Martinique, just as she contemplates ending her whirlwind marriage to the enigmatic Charlie. But upon her return to Paris, she finds that both her apartment and her bank account have been emptied and that her husband has
High Crimes (2002) as Song ("Autumn Leaves")
A happily married, successful female lawyer is shocked to learn that her husband has a hidden past as a classified military operative, and is accused of committing a heinous war crime. She must wrestle with her own doubts about his guilt as she defends him, with the help of a private investigator, i
Jeepers Creepers (2001) as Songs ("Jeepers Creepers" "Peek-A-Boo")
Trish and her younger brother Darry are driving home for Spring break -- it's a routine road trip home from college, with the siblings bickering and enjoying the drive. They recall a spooky tale of a teenage couple from their old high school who disappeared twenty years earlier along the same stretc
Score, The (2001) as Song ("Autumn Leaves")
Nick Wells is ready to retire from crime. He''ll settle down with his girlfriend Diane and focus on running his legitimate business: a Montreal jazz club. But Max, his fence, friend and financial partner, has other plans for him. Persuading Nick to violate two of his most important rules- always work alone and never operate in the city where you live -Max teams him up with Jack Teller. A young, aggressive and talented thief, Jack needs Nick''s safe-cracking talents to make his first big score: a prize worth millions locked behind the walls of Montreal''s Custom''s House. It''s a volatile combination in which egos clash and sparks fly, but the thrill of the heist has a grip on all three men, who won''t give up no matter what the risk.
Pearl Harbor (2001) as Songs ("Blues In The Night (My Mama Done Tol Me") "Jeepers Creepers")
On a sleepy Sunday morning in December as children played and families prayed, squadrons of Japanese war planes screamed across the skies of a Hawaiian paradise and launched a surprise attack on the U.S. armed forces at Pearl Harbor--the infamous day that jolted America from peaceful isolationism to total war and altered the course of world history. The story focuses on the life changing events surrounding December 7, 1941 and the war''s devastating impact on two daring young pilots--one from the U.S. Army Air Corps, the other from the British Royal Air Force--and a beautiful dedicated nurse, with whom both of them fall in love. It is a tale of catastrophic defeat, heroic victory, personal courage and overwhelming love set against a backdrop of wartime action.
Sidewalks of New York (2001)
The romantic fates of seven New Yorkers interweave as their lives and loves ebb and flow to the pulsing rhythms of the city they share. Tommy is a "bridge-and-tunnel" guy who yearns for a stable relationship after his breakup with a longtime girlfriend. Tommy gets counseling from the macho Carpo, bu
Paperback Hero (2000) as Song ("I Remember You")
In a remote outback community, tomboyish Ruby Vale runs the town's only eatery, the Boomerang Cafe. She is engaged to marry a stuffy man named Hamish, but prefers to spend much of her time with her best friend, Jack, a macho train conductor who is writing a romance novel on the sly. However it is no
What Women Want (2000) as Songs ("Something'S Gotta Give" "Too Marvelous For Words")
Nick Marshall, a Chicago advertising executive, gets a whole new outlook on life when a fluke accident gives him the ability to read women''s minds. At first, this "gift" provides Nick with way too much information, but he begins to realize that he can use it to good effect, especially when it comes to outwitting his new boss, Darcy Maguire. In spite of his best efforts to finesse Darcy, he soon finds himself falling in love and truly understanding what women want.
Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle, The (2000) as Song ("Hooray For Hollywood")
Rocky the Flying Squirrel and his erudite friend Bullwinkle J. Moose are living in the now desolate Frostbite Falls, barely surviving on diminishing residual checks from re-runs of their old television series. Meanwhile, back in Pottsylvania, Fearless Leader and his notorious spies Boris Badenov an
Blast from the Past (1999) as Songs ("Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive" "That Old Black Magic")
In the early 1960s, America was in the grip of Cold War paranoia. Calvin Webber was more paranoid than most and built his family a huge bomb shelter. Mistaking a plane crash for a nuclear attack, he moved his family to the shelter, where son Adam was born and spent the first 30 years of his life. When Adam finally emerges, he knows nothing of the contemporary world. He is a man out of time. Then he meets Eve: young, feisty and cynical, she is definitely a woman of her time. But the more Eve watches Adam''s innocence and incomprehension of the strange world around him, the more she begins to find herself falling in love.
Summer of Sam (1999) as Song ("Come Rain Or Come Shine")
It didn't get any hotter than the summer of 1977 in New York City. As temperatures soared into the hundreds things started to change in the city and it made everyone a little tense and crazy. Looters poured into the streets as a blackout plunged the city into drkness and fear; and a mysterious psych
200 Cigarettes (1999) as Song ("Moon River")
On New Year''s Eve in New York, 1981, Monica is terrified that nobody will come to her party. Even her best friend will only come when bribed with first refusal on Monica''s ex-boyfriend Eric, who hasn''t even arrived. Eric, meanwhile is a trendy downtown artist, who is at a club with current squeeze Bridget and her pal Caitlyn. But Bridget fancies the cute bartender. Meanwhile, Monica''s teenage cousin from Long Island is coming to the party with a friend, but they are lost and terrified somewhere is the East Village. And in a cafe, Lucy and Kevin, terrifed of being alone at midnight, consider turning their friendship into something more.
Other Sister, The (1999) as Song ("Come Rain Or Come Shine")
Twenty-four year old Carla Tate is a slightly mentally challenged young woman who, after years of special education at a private boarding school, has successfully transcended many of her limitations--except for that of her over-protective mother, Elizabeth. When Carla graduates and returns home with dreams and ambitions, her need for personal fulfillment begins to express itself in ways her mother is unable to accept. When she falls in love for the first time, Carla defies her mother in order to prove that despite all appearances she has the capacity to be a responsible adult, worthy of love and being loved. Embarking on a journey of self-discovery, Carla and her boyfriend Danny set out together to find answers to some of life''s toughest challenges, and prove that sometimes, an ordinary life can be an extraordinary achievement.
Best Laid Plans (1999) as Song ("Glow Worm")
Nick, Lissa and Bryce are three people who are on the brink of changing the paths in their lives. Bryce, an old buddy of Nick's, is preparing for a career in academics. Lissa is following her passion for art and Nick is planning on spending what he believes will be a lofty inheritance. But things go
Out of Towners, The (1999) as Song ("That Old Black Magic")
Nancy and Henry, a couple from Ohio, head to New York City for a job opportunity and encouter numerous obstacles and disasters that threaten not only their sanity but also their lifeless marriage.
Analyze This (1999)
Paul Vitti, New York gang boss, is suffering from anxiety attacks. Embarrassed by this un-Mafia problem, he seeks help from a psychiatrist, Ben Sobel. Sobel isn''t keen to help him, but is persuaded. Vitti''s problems threaten to postpone Sobel''s wedding in Miami, and worse, there is a Mob conference coming up that Vitti may not be in strong enough psychological shape to attend.
Mad Cows (1999) as Song ("Lazy Bones")
When her TV star husband Alex decides to divorce her so that he can start a career in politics, newly single mother Maddy goes shoplifting and ends up in jail. Losing custody of her infant child, Maddy hatches a scheme to break out of prison with the assistance of her friend Gillian, who's avoiding
Celebrity (1998) as Song ("Tangerine")
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:
Night at the Roxbury, A (1998) as Song ("That Old Black Magic")
It may have taken the Bubati Brothers seven years to graduate high school, but by now they''ve realized there''s more to life than working in their father''s silk plant store. Their goal is to get into L.A.''s #1 night spot--the elegant Roxbury Club--and become movers and shakers in today''s happening nightclub scene. Steve and Doug are determined to prove that for the first time in their lives, they are really worth something. They set out to prove their manhood by going through the ultimate rite of passage, getting past the ropes and into the A-club--the Roxbury. Maybe this chance will lead to Steve and Doug someday, even, being able to run a club of their own. But their not on the Roxbury guest list, so they''re stuck on the sidewalk until fate shines on them.
You've Got Mail (1998) as Song ("Dream")
Kathleen Kelly owns a small children''s book store, but is coming under competition from Joe Fox''s giant Fox Books, a megastore with a cafe and discounted books. The two become arch rivals, without realising that the romance they are conducting anonymously on the internet is with each other.
Just the Ticket (1998) as Song ("Come Rain Or Come Shine")
Gary is a ticket scalper, and not just any scalper but the best in the business. But he has two problems: a seemingly wealthy competition who is willing to pay way over the odds to beat Gary to tickets, and his ex-wife who wants him to go straight. Although separated, Gary and Linda are still attrac
City of Angels (1998) as Song ("That Old Black Magic")
An angel comes to earth and falls in love with the woman he''s assigned to watch over.
Buffalo 66 (1998) as Song ("Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear To Tread)")
A deranged ex-con returns to his hometown of Buffalo to revisit his dysfunctional parents along with a woman he's kidnapped to pose as his wife. While there, he decides to take revenge on an ex-pro football player whom he blames for losing a sports bet years ago that led to his demise.
L.A. Confidential (1997) as Song Performer ("Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive")
Detectives clash while investigating political corruption.
Real Blonde, The (1997) as Song ("Moon River")
Joe and Mary, a pair of live-in lovers, have reached an impasse in their long-term relationship. Joe is an aspiring actor who earns a meager income as a waiter for a catering company while Mary is a successful make-up artist on high-fashion photo shoots. Mary wants to stop supporting Joe; however, J
Breaking Up (1997) as Song ("Come Rain Or Come Shine")
A young couple wrestles with the idea of breaking up or continuing along in their volatile relationship. Driven together by good times and great sex, a wedge develops between them when the guy refuses to commit. Fearing he''ll lose her forever, he has a change of heart and asks for her hand in marriage, but then backs out at the altar. Eventually they realize that, even though they love one another, they''d both be better off apart.
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997) as Songs ("Skylark" "Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear To Tread)" "Autumn Leaves" "Come Rain Or Come Shine" "Too Marvelous For Words" "Days Of Wine And Roses" "Tangerine" "This Time The Dream'S On Me" "And The Angels Sing" "Dream" "Laura" "In The Cool, Cool, Cool Of The Evening" "I'M An Old Cowhand" "I Wanna Be Around" Jeepers Creepers" "P.S. I Love You")
A visiting city reporter''''s assignment suddenly revolves around the murder trial of a local millionaire.
L.A. Confidential (1997) as Song; Song ("Hit The Road To Dreamland")
Detectives clash while investigating political corruption.
Devil's Advocate, The (1997) as Songs ("Days Of Wine And Roses" "Moment To Moment")
Kevin Lomax, a top-notch Florida lawyer who specializes in jury selection, is summoned to New York City by the enigmatic owner of a huge law firm. After accepting a position at Milton, Chadwick, Waters, Kevin and his wife Mary Ann head for the Big Apple and a luxurious lifestyle. Lomax soon meets John Milton, the founding partner of the firm with worldwide financial and political interests. Winning soon becomes an obsession for Kevin. However, Mary Ann begins telling him that the other partners'' wives are not what they appear, that she''s having frightening experiences she cannot explain. When Eddie Barzoon, the firm''s managing partner, dies a sudden, horrible death, Mary Ann''s terrified perceptions pull her away from sanity. And through it all, John Milton keeps reminding his protege that life is rich with possibilities for those who are unafraid to sample them. But Lomax is stepping into Hell. And standing at the gates to welcome him is John Milton.
Long Kiss Goodnight, The (1996) as Song ("Long Goodbye Theme")
Samantha Caine is a suburban school teacher suffering from amnesia. When Caine''s mysterious past begins to haunt her idyllic life, she sets out on a desperate search to discover her true identity. Aided by Mitch Henessey, a dead-beat private detective, the two follow a trail of clues into the middle of a conspiracy led by rogue elements of the U.S. intelligence community and a notorious international arms dealer. They slowly learn that Caine is much more than a PTA mom who cooks a mean lemon meringue pie. Repressed from her memory is her former life as Charly Baltimore, a highly trained secret agent involved in the government''s most unscrupulous affairs. Submerged in a murky underworld with no boundaries for survival and no one they can trust, Henessey must help Samantha rekindle her dangerous past. For without the full extent of her lethal skills, they will never be able to confront Timothy, a vindictive enemy who''s plotting one of the most heinous acts of urban terrorism ever devised.
Mad Dog Time (1996) as Songs ("Something'S Gotta Give")
It begins with the buzz: "Vic's getting out." Vic is the boss of bosses, capo di tutti, but he's been out of commission--locked up in a mental institution. His chief enforcer, "Brass Balls" Ben London, has been keeping an eye on the operation in his absence. He's a motor-mouthed overdose of testoste
Michael (1996) as Songs ("Dream" "I Thought About You")
When rumor of Michael''s existence reaches the National Mirror, washed-up journalist Frank Quinlan smells a page-one scoop. True or not, it''s his job to track down this alleged angel, and bring him back to Chicago in time for Christmas. But his fiesty boss won''t let him go alone. He sends Quinlan on assignment with angel expert Dorothy Winters and Huey Driscoll, another jaded reporter who would have been canned years ago had he not rescued Sparky, a mongrel that has become famous as the paper''s prized mascot. As the trio travels to Iowa, each believes the trip is a colossal hoax until they come face-to-feather with Michael. He smells like cookies, acts like a playboy and tosses off miracles when everyone least expects them. As Quinlan and Dorothy search for the incontrovertible proof they need not to believe in Michael, Michael sets out against all odds to get Dorothy and Quinlan to believe in each other.
Last Summer in the Hamptons (1995) as Songs ("My Shining Hour" "Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive")
Three generations of a large and brilliant theatrical clan spend each summer at their sprawling family home rehearsing and staging a new production that they then perform for an exclusive audience at season''s end. This year the play is Chekhov''s "The Seagull" and, oddly enough, the family finds itself in a Chekhovian drama of its own when, due to economic circumstances, they are forced to sell their decades-old family retreat. On the last weekend of their last summer together, the family, led by matriarch Helena, is visited by Oona, a rising Hollywood film star who is fleeing fame and fortune in pursuit of a higher artistic purpose. Undeterred by her own lack of theatrical credentials, Oona nonetheless proves that she has "a method" of her own--both onstage and off-and slowly wreaks havoc on the illustrious, insular, and sometimes insane assemblage of actors, directors, and playwrights who comprise this extraordinary gathering of family and friends.
Lush Life (1994)
The unique friendship between two New York City jazz musicians is tested when one of them develops a fatal disease.
Little Rascals, The (1994) as Song ("You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby")
Alfalfa has fallen in love with Darla, threatening the very existence of their "boys only" club. Further trouble ensues when their clubhouse is destroyed and their prized go-cart "The Blur" is stolen by the neighborhood bullies. How can they win the big race and its prize trophy? Through mischief an
Radioland Murders (1994) as Song ("Love Is On The Air Tonight"); Song ("And The Angels Sing"); Song ("That Old Black Magic")
As a radio station is about to go on the air in 1939, mishap and murder ensue.
Cops And Robbersons (1994) as Song ("One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)")
Meet the Robbersons, the very model of the '90s suburban family. There's Norman, a mild-mannered accountant who's addicted to TV cop shows. Helen Robberson is supermom, equally adept at whipping up a lobster crab souffle or a functioning volcano for her son's latest science project. Then there's vet
Boiling Point (1993) as Song ("Dream")
Story of a cop who seeks revenge on the counterfeiting conman who killed his partner.
Hexed (1993) as Song ("Moon River")
A hotel clerk gets involved with a deadly model while she stays at the hotel where he works.
Mad Dog and Glory (1993) as Song ("That Old Black Magic")
In appreciation for saving a gangster's life, a cop is given the gift of a female bartender, with whom he falls in love. The story is set in present-day Chicago.
Sleepless In Seattle (1993) as Song ("Jeepers Creepers")
A motherless boy uses a radio talk show to find a new wife for his father.
Man Without A Face, The (1993) as Song ("Moon River")
A troubled adolescent boy, intent on passing the entrance exam to an exclusive military academy, is mentored by a reclusive, disfigured former teacher.
Medicine Man (1992) as Song ("That Old Black Magic")
A doctor conducting research in the Brazilian rain forest discovers a cancer cure, then loses it and falls in love with a colleague who is assisting him.
Rich in Love (1992) as Song ("Skylark")
A 17-year-old high school girl from the South deals with her parents' sudden divorce.
Innocent Blood (1992) as Song ("That Old Black Magic")
A moral female vampire who preys only on killers, meets her match when one of her victims becomes an evil vampire.
Mighty Ducks, The (1992) as Song ("Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive")
Tough trial lawyer Gordon Bombay never loses. But when he''s slapped with a community service assignment, he must coach a ragtag team of pee-wee hockey players who can''t skate, can''t score, and can''t win. Reluctantly, Bombay takes on the assignment and soon realizes there are more important things than winning. Armed with this new attitude, feathers fly as Bombay and the Ducks battle along to the toughest game of their lives.
Cool World (1992) as Song ("That Old Black Magic")
A cartoon artist falls into the world of two-dimensional characters that he created.
Ruby (1992) as Songs ("Blues In The Night" "Day In, Day Out")
Fact and fiction are combined in this story about Jack Ruby and a stripper, Candy Cane, and how they become involved in a conspiracy to kill J.F.K.
School Ties (1992) as Song ("That Old Black Magic")
Set in the 1950s, the story of a young man who enters a prestigious prep school on an athletic scholarship and doesn't quite fit in with the upscale, anti-semitic crowd.
Class Act (1992) as Song ("Jeepers Creepers")
The story of a very smart boy and a juvenile delinquent who trade identities in high school.
The Fred Astaire Songbook (1991) as Lyrics ("I'M Building Up To An Awful Letdown" "I Wanna Be A Dancin' Man" "One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)")
A loving tribute to Astaire the singer.
Bugsy (1991) as Song Performer ("Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive" "Candy" "Come Rain Or Come Shine" "Fool Rush In (Where Angels Fear To Tread)")
The famed gangster running the mobs in Los Angeles tries to turn Las Vegas into a vacation paradise.
My Girl (1991) as Song ("One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)")
Story about a precocious 11-year-old girl, being raised by her widowed father, who learns to love her wacky family with the help of her best friend.
Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear, The (1991) as Songs ("Tangerine" "Satin Doll")
Pseudo-terrorists try to destroy the solar-energy resources of the United States.
Dead Again (1991) as Song ("Tangerine")
LA private eye Mike Church thinks he has seen it all until he takes on the case of Grace, a mystery woman suffering from amnesia and flashbacks to a murder than happened in the 40s. Church brings in a hypnotist and finds himself immersed in two cases separated by decades that may have a supernatural
Bugsy (1991) as Songs
The famed gangster running the mobs in Los Angeles tries to turn Las Vegas into a vacation paradise.
For The Boys (1991) as Songs ("Come Rain Or Come Shine" "The Girl Friend Of The Whirling Dervish" "I Rememer You" "P.S. I Love You")
The story of two USO entertainers whose performing careers span from World War II through Vietnam.
True Colors (1991) as Song ("In The Cool Cool Of The Evening")
After they graduate from law school, best friends Peter Burton and Tim Gerrity find themselves working against each other. Burton stands for justice while Gerrity is out to accrue as much power as he can, however he can get it.
Days of Thunder (1990) as Song ("Moon River")
Cole Trickle (Tom Cruise) certainly appears to have all the right moves both on and off the stock car racing track. His natural talent catches the attention of Tim Dolan (Randy Quaid) who offers him a sponsorship. Grizzled NASCAR veteran Harry Hogge (Robert Duvall) comes on board to smooth out Cole''s rough edges and Dr. Claire Lewicki (Nicole Kidman) provides the romance. All Cole needs to do is to discover a little humility. That happens after a track accident makes him rethink his place in the world. Back on the track, Cole brings home the trophy. Plenty of fast-paced race car action in this Tony Scott directed flick.
Arachnophobia (1990) as Song ("Summer Wind")
A doctor with a deathly fear of spiders moves to a small town invaded by deadly versions of the same.
Funny About Love (1990) as Songs ("You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby" "I Remember You")
A romantic comedy about a cartoonist who wants to be a father.
White Hunter Black Heart (1990) as Song ("Satin Doll")
A filmmaker travels to Africa to shoot a movie but becomes obsessed with hunting elephants.
The Freshman (1990) as Song ("I Wanna Be Around")
A young film student gets mixed up with the mob when his possessions are stolen.
Cousins (1989) as Song ("Tangerine")
Romantic comedy where the lives of two families become sexually intertwined and complicated.
Ray's Male Heterosexual Dance Hall (1989) as Song ("And The Angels Sing")
The off-beat tale of a man in search of a good job.
Loverboy (1989) as Song ("I Wanna Be Around")
A college student earns money during his summer vacation delivering pizzas to frustrated Beverly Hills wives.
New York Stories (1989) as Song "That Old Black Magic" ("Life Lessons")
Three stories about life in New York City. Woody Allen''s segment revolves around a lawyer having problems with his mother. Martin Scorsese''s segment, based on Dostoyevsky''s "The Gambler", centers on an artist''s romance. Francis Coppola''s segment is about a privileged daughter of separated parents who lives in New York''s Sherry Netherlands Hotel.
Born On The Fourth Of July (1989) as Song ("Moon River")
Ron Kovic fights to re-build his life after losing the use of his legs in Vietnam.
Man Against the Mob: The Chinatown Murders (1989)
George Peppard reprises his role as Sergeant Frank Doakey, an honest police detective who is fighting to keep organized crime out of Los Angeles in the 1940s. In this sequel, Doakey follows a trail of murder which leads him to uncover a prostitution ring operated by mobsters in Chinatown.
Permanent Record (1988) as Song ("Moon River")
When a popular and talented high school student commits suicide, his entire town, specifically his best friend Chris, is left in shock, wondering why he did it. As Chris begins to take over many of David's responsibilities, however, he soon finds himself under the same intense pressures and looking
Year My Voice Broke, The (1988) as Song ("I Remember You")
Rocket Gibraltar (1988) as Songs ("I'M Old Fashioned" "Shorty George")
A family patriarch announces to his family that he desires a Viking funeral for his next birthday, and his grandchildren do their best to honor his wish.
Torch Song Trilogy (1988) as Song ("This Time The Dream'S On Me")
A drag queen's affair with a bisexual throws his life into turmoil.
36 Fillette (1988) as Song ("Moon Dreams")
A precocious teenaged girl, unsatisfied with school and family, looks for stimulation and sexual experience while on vacation with her family.
Presidio, The (1988) as Songs ("That Old Black Magic" "Moon River" "Tangerine")
Joint investigation by the San Francisco Police Department and the military.
Let's Get Lost (1988) as Song ("Autumn Leaves (Les Feuilles Mortes)" (English Lyric) "I Remember You")
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
Ishtar (1987) as Lyrics ("One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)")
Two bad singers booked by a Moroccan hotel get mixed up in international politics.
Innerspace (1987) as Song ("I'M An Old Cow Hand (From The Rio Grande)")
In the Mood (1987) as Song ("Dream")
When 15-year-old Sonny Wisecarver has an affair with his older neighbor Francine and then runs off to marry her, a stern judge has the union annulled. Then, when Sonny finds himself before the same judge after getting involved with another woman in her 20s, the publicity from this case makes him the
Hannah and Her Sisters (1986) as Lyrics ("I Remember You" "I'M Old Fashioned")
Three sisters deal with their tangled relationships amidst the wonders of New York City.
Vamp (1986) as Song ("That Old Black Magic")
Off Beat (1986) as Song ("Moon River")
Library worker(Reinhold), filling in for policeman friend at rehearsal for a dance recital, falls in love with female cop.
Fletch (1985)
A crusading reporter dons a variety of disguises to get the story on a drug ring.
Target (1985) as Song ("That Old Black Magic")
A businessman and his son are thrust into international intrigue and adventure when their wife/mother is kidnapped while she's vacationing in Paris.
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.
Best Defense (1984) as Song Performer ("Moon River")
Based on the novel "Easy And Hard Ways Out" by Robert Grossbach, this comedy depicts an Army man caught up in the middle of an unexpected war in an experimental tank that may blow up in his face at any minute.
Friday the 13th, Part IV: The Final Chapter (1984) as Song ("Tangerine")
Slasher movie fans rejoice! For Jason Voorhees, the scourge of Crystal Lake is back, bringing sheer terror with him. And despite the title, "Friday the 13th - The Final Chapter" (1984) is definitely not the last time Jason finds a way to keep the fear going. He''s actually in seven more movies that follow. Look for Crispen Glover and Corey Feldman in this installment.
Racing With The Moon (1984) as Song ("Tangerine")
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.
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984) as Songs ("I Remember You" "Tangerine" "That Old Black Magic")
The crew of the Enterprise fights to protect the newly reborn Spock.
Best Defense (1984) as Song
Based on the novel "Easy And Hard Ways Out" by Robert Grossbach, this comedy depicts an Army man caught up in the middle of an unexpected war in an experimental tank that may blow up in his face at any minute.
Lords of Discipline, The (1983) as Song ("Moon River")
Will McLean, is a senior student at the South Carolina Military school in the 60''s. When the schools first black student arrives, McLean is confidentially assigned to make sure that the newcomer''s initiation doesn''t get out of control, which it does. Soon it begins to seem like someone is trying to kill his new charge. McLean investigates the matter and uncovers an elusive group of sadistic students who will do whatever they have to do to control their school.
The King Of Comedy (1983) as Song ("Come Rain Or Come Shine")
A would-be comic kidnaps a talk-show host to win a guest shot on his show.
Curse of the Pink Panther (1983) as Song ("Moon River")
The world''''s worst detective investigates the disappearance of Inspector Clouseau.
Terms Of Endearment (1983) as Music Extract ("That Old Black Magic")
A mother-daughter relationship survives years of rivalry and romantic problems.
Some Kind Of Hero (1982) as Song ("Moon River")
A Vietnam veteran who has spent six years in a prison camp comes home to a hero''s welcome in Los Angeles that becomes overshadowed with finding out his family has gone to pot as well as any money he had saved.
An Officer And A Gentleman (1982) as Song ("Moon River")
A naval officer in training shares a tumultuous romance with a local girl.
Handgun (1982) as Song ("Bless Your Beautiful Hide" "Goin' Co'Tin")
When timid high school teacher Kathleen Sullivan goes on a date with a well-known lawyer, he rapes her at gunpoint. Kathleen is dismayed to find that neither the police or the people at her church believe her story. As she begins to feel desperate to find justice, Kathleen joins a gun club and decid
Mommie Dearest (1981) as Song ("Tangerine")
A portrayal of the actress Joan Crawford as a screaming witch-mother who abuses her kids.
Rough Cut (1980) as Song ("Satin Doll")
Real Life (1979) as Song ("Something'S Gotta Give")
Filmmakers invade an Arizona home to shoot a documentary about family life.
Chilly Scenes of Winter (1979) as Song ("Skylark")
A man falls for a separated woman but can''''t cope when she returns to her husband.
More American Graffiti (1979) as Song ("Moon River")
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
Brink's Job, The (1978) as Song ("Accentuate The Positive")
After a long time of bad luck, the little criminal Tony and his gang successfully rob one of Brink's security transport, taking $30,000. Surprisingly their coup doesn't make the press. Curious Tony checks out their headquarters and finds out that their security standard is low beyond belief. Now a really big coup is prepared...
The Parallax View (1974) as Song ("Moon River")
A reporter uncovers the deadly conspiracy behind a political assassination.
The Long Goodbye (1973) as Lyrics ("The Long Goodbye")
Detective Phillip Marlowe investigates shady characters involved in a long-lost friend''s murder.
The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971) as Composer
A madman uses the plagues of ancient Egypt to avenge his wife''''s death.
Kotch (1971) as Composer
Alienated from his son''''s family, an elderly man becomes infatuated with a pregnant teen.
Plaza Suite (1971) as Composer
A New York hotel room is the setting for three stories of romantic squabbles.
Alex in Wonderland (1970) as Composer
A hot young film director can't decide on his next project.
Darling Lili (1970) as Composer
A World War I flyer falls for a beautiful enemy spy.
Downhill Racer (1969) as Composer
An ambitious skier sacrifices love and family to win.
The Brotherhood (1968) as Composer
The head of a Mafia family goes head to head with his younger brother who doesn't want to adhere to the old codes of operation.
Rosie (1967) as Composer
Rosie is a sweet, rich and generous woman, especially when is comes to giving money. Daughters, Mildred and Edith, are worried that she will spend all their inheritance, so they plan to have Rosie put away in a home and have her legally declared insane. When Daphne,(Rosie's devoted and caring grand-daughter), over hears their plan, she vows to help her grandmother win.
Barefoot in the Park (1967) as Composer
A free-thinking bride and her conservative groom have trouble adjusting to married life.
Alvarez Kelly (1966) as Composer
A suave Mexican cattleman inadvertently gets involved in the Civil War.
Seconds (1966) as Composer
A bored rich man buys a new life from a secret organization.
The Swinger (1966) as Composer
A woman who writes steamy novels has to live out her heroine''''s adventures to sell books.
Moment to Moment (1966) as Composer
When an erring wife's supposedly dead lover turns up an amnesiac, it's her unsuspecting shrink husband who's enlisted to get those memories back.
Not With My Wife, You Don't! (1966) as Composer
Two fliers during the Korean War compete for a beautiful Italian nurse.
The Great Race (1965) as Composer
A bumbling villain plots to win an early 20th-century auto race.
The Americanization of Emily (1964) as Composer
A British war widow falls for an opportunistic American sailor during World War II.
Man's Favorite Sport? (1964) as Composer
A sporting goods salesman who knows nothing about fishing must enter an angling contest.
The Pink Panther (1964) as Composer
In the first Inspector Clouseau film, the bumbling French police detective tries to stop a notorious jewel thief from nabbing a princess'' diamond.
How the West Was Won (1963) as Composer
Three generations of pioneers take part in the forging of the American West.
Charade (1963) as Composer
A beautiful widow tries to find her husband's lost fortune while eluding the killers who want it themselves.
Hatari! (1962) as Composer
The arrival of a woman upsets a team of hunters capturing animals for the world''''s zoos.
Days of Wine and Roses (1962) as Composer
A husband and wife fight to conquer alcoholism.
Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962) as Composer
A husband and wife spend a holiday at the beach with their extensive family.
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) as Composer
A young writer gets caught up in a party girl''s carefree existence.
Pepe (1961) as Composer
When is beloved horse is stolen and sold to a movie star, a young man travels to Hollywood.
The Facts of Life (1960) as Composer
Suburban marrieds are tempted to dabble in adultery.
Senior Prom (1959) as Composer
Boys from opposite sides of the tracks vie to take a pretty senior to the prom.
Li'l Abner (1959) as Composer
The residents of Dogpatch fight to persuade the government not to use their town as a nuclear testing ground.
Hey Boy! Hey Girl! (1959) as Composer
Merry Andrew (1958) as Composer
An archaeologist's search for Roman treasure gets him mixed up with a circus troupe.
Spring Reunion (1957) as Composer
An alumni reunion spells romance for former college lovers.
Bop Girl Goes Calypso (1957) as Composer
A psychiatrist predicts that calypso will replace rock ''''n'''' roll.
Bernardine (1957) as Composer
High school students enter a fictional woman''s name into a contest, when that name is drawn hilarity ensues.
The Unholy Wife (1957) as Composer
An ambitious beauty marries a vintner, then falls for one of his workers.
You Can't Run Away From It (1956) as Composer
A reporter stumbles on a runaway heiress whose story could salvage his career.
Bus Stop (1956) as Composer
An innocent cowboy kidnaps a small-time singer with whom he''s infatuated.
The Benny Goodman Story (1956) as Composer
The legendary band leader fights to make swing acceptable.
That Certain Feeling (1956) as Composer
When Larry Larkin's syndicate complains that his comic strip isn't as amusing as it once was, he calls in neourotic ghost-writer Francis X. Dignan to help him with the strip. But things get complicated when Francis rekindles his love for his ex-wife, who happens to be Larkin's secratery and soon-to-
Autumn Leaves (1956) as Composer
A woman falls for a younger man with severe mental problems.
5 Against the House (1955) as Composer
Four college buddies plot to rob a Reno casino.
Daddy Long Legs (1955) as Composer
A tycoon anonymously sponsors a French girl's college education.
Timberjack (1955) as Composer
Tim Shipman returns to his father's logging company only to find his father has been killed, money is owed, and Croft Brunner controls the railroad used to haul out the logs. But he learns the Government restriction on his valuable stand of timber has been lifted. Brunner wants that timber and tries to buy him out. Refusing to sell, Tim makes plans to somehow get the timber out.
Young at Heart (1954) as Composer
A cynical songwriter upsets the lives of three musical sisters.
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954) as Composer
When their older brother marries, six lumberjacks decide it''s time to go courting for themselves.
Top Banana (1954) as Composer
An egotistical television comic falls for a pretty salesgirl and tries to make her a star.
Dangerous When Wet (1953) as Composer
A family of fitness freaks sets out to swim the English Channel.
Remains to Be Seen (1953) as Composer
A girl vocalist and her apartment manager get mixed up in a creepy Park Avenue murder and find themselves facing danger at every turn.
Walking My Baby Back Home (1953) as Composer
Those Redheads from Seattle (1953) as Composer
The Marrying Kind (1952) as Composer
A judge forces a divorcing couple to think back on the problems that drove them apart.
Macao (1952) as Composer
A man on the run in the Far East is mistaken for an undercover cop.
Meet Danny Wilson (1952) as Composer
Danny Wilson and partner Mike make a meager living singing in dives and hustling pool. One night they meet entertainer Joy Carroll, who gets them a job at racketeer Nick Driscoll's posh nightclub. But Nick wants a high price: half of Danny's future income. Danny's career skyrockets, but his position at the top of the heap, and his one-sided romance with Joy, prove extremely unstable.
She's Working Her Way Through College (1952) as Composer
A professor helps a burlesque queen get a college education.
Everything I Have Is Yours (1952) as Composer
On the eve of her big Broadway break, a dancer discovers she''''s pregnant.
The Belle of New York (1952) as Composer
A turn-of-the-century playboy courts a Salvation Army girl.
Sunny Side of the Street (1951) as Composer
A TV station receptionist tries to make her boyfriend a singing star only to lose him to the sponsor''''s daughter.
Here Comes the Groom (1951) as Composer
A foreign correspondent woos his former fiancee so he can maintain custody of some orphans he''''s adopted.
My Favorite Spy (1951) as Composer
A comedian poses as an international spy to recover mysterious microfilm.
When You're Smiling (1950) as Composer
Young Man with a Horn (1950) as Composer
A young trumpet player is torn between an honest singer and a manipulative heiress.
The Petty Girl (1950) as Composer
A cheesecake artist tries to get a college professor to pose for him.
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.
Mother Is a Freshman (1949) as Composer
Widow Abby Abbott is having serious money problems and has to dip into the family trust in order to pay for her daughter Susan's college tuition. The catch: Abby must also become a co-ed or she can't touch the money. After passing her entrance exams, Abby goes to college and becomes very popular, especially with a handsome English professor whom Susan has a crush on.
Make Believe Ballroom (1949) as Composer
My Dream Is Yours (1949) as Composer
A talent scout turns a young unknown into a radio singing star.
Road House (1948) as Composer
A nightclub owner frames a romantic rival for murder.
Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid (1948) as Composer
A middle-aged man accidentally catches a mermaid and falls in love.
Swanee Showboat (1947) as Composer
Dark Passage (1947) as Composer
A man falsely accused of his wife''s murder escapes to search for the real killer.
The Harvey Girls (1946) as Composer
Straitlaced waitresses battle saloon girls to win the West for domesticity.
Out of This World (1945) as Composer
After struggling to become a success, Betty Miller and her all-girl orchestra finally hit pay dirt when crooner Herbie Fenton comes on board. Problems arise when Betty and her girls try to find backers to invest in Herbie and they sell 125 percent of him.
Radio Stars on Parade (1945) as Composer
A pair of wacky agents take their clients to audition for the top radio shows.
Timber Queen (1944) as Composer
Here Come the Waves (1944) as Composer
Twin sisters Rosemary and Susie Allison are successful nightclub performers. Their act is about to come to a close when serious-minded Rosemary announces she's joining the Waves. Fun-loving Susie decides to enlist also, especially after she learns that crooner Johnny Cabot has just been drafted by the Navy.
To Have and Have Not (1944) as Composer
A skipper-for-hire's romance with a beautiful drifter is complicated by his growing involvement with the French resistance.
Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943) as Composer
An Eddie Cantor look-alike organizes an all-star show to help the war effort.
The Sky's the Limit (1943) as Composer
A pilot on leave falls for a pretty news photographer.
They Got Me Covered (1943) as Composer
An unemployed reporter tracks down a Nazi spy ring to get his job back.
Riding High (1943) as Composer
Star Spangled Rhythm (1943) as Composer
Pop, a security guard at Paramount has told his son that he's the head of the studio. When his son arrives in Hollywood on shore leave with his buddies, Pop enlists the aid of the studio's dizzy switchboard operator in pulling off the charade. Things get more complicated when Pop agrees to put together a show for the Navy starring Paramount's top contract players.
King of the Cowboys (1943) as Composer
The Governor sends Roy to help bring in a gang of saboteurs. Roy joins a traveling show and soon learns the saboteurs communicate during Maurice's mind reading act that uses a hidden receiver. But Maurice is on to Roy. Roy narrowly escapes when Maurice leaves him tied up in a warehouse they are blowing up. But Maurice then kills a man and blames Roy who now finds himself in jail.
True to Life (1943) as Composer
A writer for a radio program needs some fresh ideas to juice up his show. For inspiration, he rents a room with a typical American family and begins to secretly write about their true life antics. The show becomes a big hit, but he begins to feel guilty about his charade when he falls in love with the family's pretty older daughter.
Captains of the Clouds (1942) as Composer
A mail flyer joins the Canadian air force for fun but has to prove his worth when he goes to war.
They All Kissed the Bride (1942) as Composer
A woman running a trucking company falls for the reporter out to expose her business practices.
The Fleet's In (1942) as Composer
Sailors bet on a shy shipmate''s ability to romance an aloof nightclub singer.
All Through the Night (1942) as Composer
A criminal gang turns patriotic to track down a Nazi spy ring.
You Were Never Lovelier (1942) as Composer
An Argentine heiress thinks a penniless American dancer is her secret admirer.
Blues in the Night (1941) as Composer
The members of a traveling jazz band try to keep their leader from drinking himself to death.
Let's Make Music (1941) as Composer
A spinster schoolteacher becomes a national sensation when she writes a big-band hit.
Navy Blues (1941) as Composer
Honolulu days are far from peaceful for a boatload of amorous sailors.
Back in the Saddle (1941) as Composer
A land grabber frames a rancher who's discovered copper on his land.
You're the One (1941) as Composer
Birth of the Blues (1941) as Composer
Jeff grows up near Basin Street in New Orleans, playing his clarinet with the dock workers. He puts together a band, the Basin Street Hot-Shots, which includes a cornet player, Memphis. They struggle to get their jazz music accepted by the cafe society of the city. Betty Lou joins their band as a singer and gets Louie to show her how to do scat singing. Memphis and Jeff both fall in love with Betty Lou.
Ride, Tenderfoot, Ride (1940) as Composer
Overly shy cowboy Gene inherits a meat-packing plant, then faces stiff competition from snooty Ann Randolph, rival owner determined to do him in.
You'll Find Out (1940) as Composer
Kay Kyser and his band fight to save a young girl trapped in a haunted mansion.
Second Chorus (1940) as Composer
Two composers vie for their lady manager's heart as they head for Broadway.
Naughty but Nice (1939) as Composer
A college professor turns songwriter and falls for his lyricist.
Jeepers Creepers (1939) as Composer
Mr. Chump (1938) as Composer
A trumpeter''''s sure-fire moneymaking scheme backfires.
Garden of the Moon (1938) as Composer
A nightclub owner and a bandleader compete for the lead singer''''s heart.
Hard to Get (1938) as Composer
An unemployed architect falls in love with an heiress.
Cowboy from Brooklyn (1938) as Composer
A singing cowboy turns out to be a tenderfoot.
Hollywood Hotel (1938) as Composer
A small-town boy wins a Hollywood talent contest.
Gold Diggers in Paris (1938) as Composer
Three showgirls travel to Paris in search of rich husbands.
Going Places (1938) as Composer
A sporting-goods salesman poses as a jockey to stimulate sales.
Jezebel (1938) as Composer
A tempestuous Southern belle's willfulness threatens to destroy all who care for her.
Ready, Willing and Able (1937) as Composer
Two songwriters want to cast a British star in their new show.
Varsity Show (1937) as Composer
A Broadway producer puts on a show at his alma mater.
The Singing Marine (1937) as Composer
A young Marine develops an inflated ego after winning a talent contest.
Rhythm on the Range (1936) as Composer
A cowboy falls for his boss, a beautiful lady ranch owner.
To Beat the Band (1935) as Composer
A man courts a widow in order to inherit his aunt''''s fortune.
Old Man Rhythm (1935) as Composer
A business leader goes back to college to keep an eye on his playboy son.
Transatlantic Merry-Go-Round (1934) as Composer
Underworld king Lee Lother has been killed aboard a ocean liner, several people could have been the murderer. There is his mistress Anya Roysen, a married woman, who was jealous of his flirtations with his old moll, night club singer Sally Marsh, who had agreed for one last night with Lother, to get her younger brother Ned out of the Lother's clutches because he has faked Lother's name on a check to pay his gambling debts. Then there is Sally's new flame Jimmy Brett, a con man and gentlemen thief, who has out-tricked Lother in a fixed poker game, and is, together with shorty, after the ladies jewels. Inspector McKinney suspects Joe Saunders, a recently released convict, who was arrested due to some tips by Lother, but Ned and Sally insist that they committed the crime alone.
Gambling (1934) as Composer
College Coach (1933) as Composer
A timid chemistry major becomes a college football star.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Mad Dog Time (1996)
It begins with the buzz: "Vic's getting out." Vic is the boss of bosses, capo di tutti, but he's been out of commission--locked up in a mental institution. His chief enforcer, "Brass Balls" Ben London, has been keeping an eye on the operation in his absence. He's a motor-mouthed overdose of testoste
Mad Dog Time (1996)
It begins with the buzz: "Vic's getting out." Vic is the boss of bosses, capo di tutti, but he's been out of commission--locked up in a mental institution. His chief enforcer, "Brass Balls" Ben London, has been keeping an eye on the operation in his absence. He's a motor-mouthed overdose of testoste

Music (special)

From Broadway: Fosse (2002) as Lyrics ("I Wanna Be A Dancin' Man")
A revue of dances from various Bob Fosse musicals, including "Sweet Charity," "Pajama Game" and "Pippin."
Marilyn Monroe: The Final Days (2001) as Segment Music ("Something'S Got To Give")
Documentary about the final days of Marilyn Monroe, including an account of the making and eventual abandonment in 1962 of the last film on which Monroe worked -- "Something's Got to Give" The program includes the world television premiere of a 37-minute reconstruction of the footage shot for this u
Manilow Live! (2000) as Lyrics ("When October Comes")
Concert special featuring Barry Manilow from the Tennessee Performing Arts Center in Nashville, Tennessee.
Roger Williams: Pop Goes the Ivories (1999) as Song ("Autumn Leaves")
Pianist Roger Williams and his five-member band perform from the Sheldon Concert Hall in St. Louis, Missouri.
Goodnight Moon and Other Sleepytime Tales (1999) as Song ("Hit The Road To Dreamland")
Mixed-media special features animated shorts, celebrity voices and performances, and children talking about the tradition of bedtime stories. Among the featured stories: "Goodnight Moon," an adaptation of the book written by Margaret Wise Brown and illustrated by Clement Hurd about a young bunny's p
Robert Zemeckis on Smoking, Drinking and Drugging in the 20th Century: In Pursuit of Happiness (1999) as Song ("Hooray For Hollywood")
A feature-length documentary on smoking, drinking and drugging in the 20th century. Through interviews with historians and professionals in the drug treatment field interspersed with film clips, filmmaker Robert Zemeckis delves into the history of America's relationship with mind-altering substances
Monica Mancini... On Record (1998) as Lyrics ("Moon River" "The Days Of Wine And Roses" "Charade" "Whistling Away The Dark" "Moment To Moment")
Monica Mancini performs in concert at UCLA's Royce Hall. Includes interviews with celebrities close to the Mancini family.
Songs of Johnny Mercer -- Too Marvelous For Words, The (1997) as Lyrics ("Laura" "Dream" "Come Rain Or Shine" "Too Marvelous For Words" "One For My Baby" "Hooray For Hollywood" "My Shining Hour" "Jeepers Creepers" "Accentuate The Postive" "Skylark" "When The World Was Young" "On The Atchinson, Topeka And The Santa Fe" "In The Cool, Cool, Cool Of The Evening" "Moon River" "The Days Of Wine And Roses")
Concert tribute to the lyrical talents of Johnny Mercer, punctuated by film and television clips that illustrate Mercer's long-running Hollywood career.
Julie Andrews in Concert (1990) as Song ("Come Rain Or Come Shine")
A broadcast of Julie Andrews' one-woman show, "An Evening With Julie Andrews," recorded live on stage at the Wiltern Theatre. In the show, Andrews reviews her life in song, concluding with a tribute to Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe, composers of two of her most popular shows, "My Fair Lady" an
Harry Connick, Jr. & His Orchestra: Swinging Out With Harry (1990) as Song ("Something'S Gotta Give")
A concert featuring Harry Connick, Jr. and his 16-piece orchestra performing their blend of classic jazz and swing. Broadcast as a presentation of "Great Performances."

Music (TV Mini-Series)

Phantom of the Megaplex (2000) as Song ("Hooray For Hollywood")

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