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Heinz Roemheld

Heinz Roemheld



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Also Known As: Died: February 11, 1985
Born: May 1, 1901 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Profession: Music ...


Cast (feature film)

Melinda and Melinda (2004)
Over a meal in a Chinese restaurant, Sy poses a conundrum to his fellow diners: Is the essence of life comic or tragic? For the sake of argument, he tells a story, which the others then embellish to illustrate their takes on life. The story starts as follows: A young Manhattan couple, Park Avenue pr

Music (feature film)

Melinda and Melinda (2004) as Music ("Cat Scream")
Over a meal in a Chinese restaurant, Sy poses a conundrum to his fellow diners: Is the essence of life comic or tragic? For the sake of argument, he tells a story, which the others then embellish to illustrate their takes on life. The story starts as follows: A young Manhattan couple, Park Avenue pr
Mirror Has Two Faces, The (1996) as Song ("Ruby")
Rose Morgan teaches a course in Romantic Literature at Columbia University, but doesn't have any romance in her own life. Passion is something she desperately longs for. Gregory Larkin, who teaches mathematics at the same university, has been hurt by passionate relationships and longs for a sexless
Bronx Tale, A (1993) as Song ("Ruby")
A father becomes worried when a local gangster gets involved with his son in the Bronx in the 1960's.
Lad: A Dog (1962) as Music
Peter Breck, Peggy McCay, Carroll O''Connor, Angela Cartwright, Maurice Dallimore. A crippled girl is restored to good health and happiness through the love of a neighbor''s faithful collie. Based on the popular children''s novel by Albert Payson Terhune.
Ride Lonesome (1959) as Music Composition and Conducting
A bounty hunter tries to bring a murderer to justice through perilous territory.
The Monster that Challenged the World (1957) as Music Composition and Conducting
An earthquake unleashes a horde of giant prehistoric monsters.
The Tall T (1957) as Music Composition and Conducting
An out-of-luck cowhand falls for a married woman being held hostage.
Decision at Sundown (1957) as Music Composition and Conducting
A gunman seeks revenge on the man he believes stole his wife.
The Square Jungle (1956) as Music Director
Grocery clerk Eddie Quaid, in danger of losing his father to alcoholism and his girl Julie through lack of career prospects, goes into boxing. His cop friend McBride finances him; ex-con Bernie Browne trains him. Three years later, he is a challenger for the championship, and Julie re-enters his life. Can she win him back from a predatory blonde? And why does the prospect of Eddie's winning worry Bernie more than his losing?
There's Always Tomorrow (1956) as Music
When a toy manufacturer feels ignored and unappreciated by his wife and children, he begins to fall in love with a former employee.
Hell's Horizon (1955) as Music Composition and Conducting
Ruby Gentry (1953) as Music
A tempestuous girl from the swamps ignites passions when she moves into the business world.
The Moonlighter (1953) as Mus comp and dir
A former jailbird makes good after the wrong man is accused for his crime.
Jack and the Beanstalk (1952) as Mus score comp and cond
A baby-sitter dreams himself and his best friend into the famous fairy tale.
Loan Shark (1952) as Mus comp and dir
A vicious loan shark ring has been preying on factory workers. When several workers at a tire factory suffer violence at the hands of the loan sharkers, a union leader and the factory owner try to recruit ex-con Joe Gargan to infiltrate to the gang. At first Joe does not want to get involved, but changes his mind when his brother-in-law dies at the hands of a savage loan shark hood. Joe works his way into the mob, but in order to keep his cover, Joe can't tell anyone what he is up to. This results in him being disowned by his sister and girl friend.
The Big Trees (1952) as Music
An unscrupulous lumber baron has to join forces with former enemies to keep even bigger businessmen from taking over.
3 for Bedroom C (1952) as Music
Chicago Calling (1952) as Music Composition and Conducting
Valentino (1951) as Music Score
The famed silent screen star is torn between love and his career.
Kill the Umpire (1950) as Music Score
To appease his family, a retired baseball player signs up for umpire school.
Rogues of Sherwood Forest (1950) as Music Score
Robin Hood''''s son reunites the Merry Men when King John reverts to tyranny.
The Good Humor Man (1950) as Music Score
A good-hearted ice cream man's efforts to help a young woman turn him into a murder suspect.
The Fuller Brush Girl (1950) as Music Score
A daffy door-to-door saleswoman blunders into a murder investigation.
Miss Grant Takes Richmond (1949) as Music Score
An inept secretary goes to work for a bogus real estate firm thinking it's for real.
Siren of Atlantis (1949) as Music Director
Mr. Soft Touch (1949) as Music Score
After being betrayed, a gangster hangs out in a settlement house while seeking revenge.
The Lucky Stiff (1949) as Music Score
Semi-successful lawyer John Malone is intrigued by local night club singer Anna Marie St. Clair. After meeting her at the club, he is present when her boss (and more?) is killed, and she is arrested for the crime. Sentenced to death, Malone and his faithful secretary set out to find the real murderer, who is probably also responsible for a protection racket Malone is investigating.
Here Comes Trouble (1948) as Music
A newspaper publisher and his ace reporter try to solve the murder of a blackmailing stripper.
On Our Merry Way (1948) as Music
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?
My Dear Secretary (1948) as Music Score
Owen Waterbury, bestselling novelist, recruits aspiring writer Stephanie 'Steve' Gaylord as his latest of many secretaries. The stars in her eyes fade when she finds she is to work in his apartment, with a constant parade of eccentric visitors and slapstick provided by klutzy roommate Ronnie. Moreover, Waterbury's idea of work looks a lot like play, his interest less in books than in blondes. She leaves; to get her back, he swallows his playboy principles and marries her. Can the leopard change his spots? Can Stephanie turn the tables?
The Fuller Brush Man (1948) as Music Score
A bumbling salesman gets mixed up in murder.
I, Jane Doe (1948) as Music
Who Killed Doc Robbin (1948) as Music Director
The Lady from Shanghai (1948) as Music Score
A romantic drifter gets caught between a corrupt tycoon and his voluptuous wife.
The Girl from Manhattan (1948) as Music
Station West (1948) as Music
A federal agent takes on a gang of gold thieves.
The Fabulous Joe (1947) as Music Director
To quote a Marine D.I. in San Diego or John Wayne in several movies, "Listen up, we ain't going to plow this ground twice." In 1947, Hal Roach made a film called "Curly", which was an expanded version of 1930's "Our Gang" short "Teacher's Pet", with Frances Rafferty and Larry Olsen taking the roles played by June Marlowe and Jackie Cooper in the original short. Hal Roach also made a film called "The Fabulous Joe", basically about a drunk, a talking dog, gangsters and Marie Wilson running around in her skivvies. The two films, intended as bottom-half of a double feature, were released about two weeks apart, with "Curly" going out first. "The Fabulous Joe" came about two weeks later. At the same time, the two films were stitched together and offered, with the combined running time of 112 minutes, to exhibitors who didn't play double features. The film listed on this page, "Hal Roach's Comedy Carnival", is the result. "Curly" was an attempt by Hal Roach, who no longer owned the rights to "Our Gang" (aka "The Little Rascals") to create a version of "Our Gang" with a new set of kids, which would be known as "Curly and His Gang", and would be feature-length films in Cinecolor. "Curly" was the first one in the series and was followed in 1948 by "Who Killed "Doc" Robbin" with the same kids from "Curly" playing the same roles. Later, "Curly" and "Who Killed 'Doc' Robbin" were packaged together as "The Adventures of Curly and His Gang" for theatres and later sold to televison, and there are sources who keep adding the adult cast from the "Doc Robbin" film (Don Castle, Virginia Grey, Claire DuBrey, Paul Hurst and others)incorrectly to the cast of "Curly." The fun part of "Hal Roach's Comedy Carnival" is that it is comprised of two films that are about as opposite of each other as films can be. "The Fabulous Joe" is a screwball comedy filled with double entendre dialogue and scenes and as "Adult" as a film of the 40's could be and still get PCA approval. "Curly", as mentioned, is "Our Gang" updated and in color.
Down to Earth (1947) as Addl mus
The goddess of the dance comes to Earth to take over a musical lampooning the gods.
Curley (1947) as Music Director
When their favorite teacher marries, a gang of kids tries to scare her replacement away.
Christmas Eve (1947) as Music
To save her fortune, an aging woman must reunite her three adopted sons.
The Flame (1947) as Music
George McAllister (John Carroll), the black sheep of a wealthy family who has squandered his share of the family inheritance, and lives in constant jealousy, hatred and resentment of his half-brother Barry (Robert Paige), who has been supporting him. George gets his girl friend, Carlotta Duval (Vera Ralston), a job as Barry's nurse with the plan of eventually marrying him. She does, but instead of going ahead with the original plan or getting rid of Barry, inheriting his money and marrying George, she finds that she is really in love with Barry.
Heaven Only Knows (1947) as Mus score and mus dir
An angel lands in the wild West to save a gambler''''s soul.
O.S.S. (1946) as Music Score
John Martin is part of an American spy team dropped into France during World War II to destroy the French railway system. After successfully blowing up a tunnel he runs back to save Ellen and is told "Never come back for me again." Later he must choose whether or not to obey her wishes.
A Scandal in Paris (1946) as Cond by
An elegant conman gets himself appointed chief of police so he can rob Paris at leisure.
A Scandal in Paris (1946) as Cond by
An elegant con man gets himself appointed chief of police so he can rob Paris at his leisure.
Mr. Ace (1946) as Music Score
Margaret Wyndham Chase (Sylvia Sidney) wants to run for governor and approches Eddie Ace (George Raft), local political kingmaker/fringe gangster, to get his support. Ace's belief is that "beautiful women and politics do not mix" and he declines to help. She decides to play the game rough-and-tough without him, but he shows he is even rougher-and-tougher, and she gives up and withdraws from the race. But Ace has fallen in love with her at about the 45-minute mark and, with his new-found ardor for clean politics, he makes some (unclean) manipulations behind the scenes, and she is picked to run on an independent good-government ticket.
The Chase (1946) as Music Director
Returning a lost wallet gains unemployed veteran Chuck Scott a job as chauffeur to Eddie Roman, a seeming gangster whose enemies have a way of meeting violent ends. The job proves nerve-wracking, and soon Chuck finds himself pledged to help Eddie's lovely, fearful, prisoner-wife Lorna to escape. The result leaves Chuck caught like a rat in a trap, vainly seeking a way out through dark streets. But the real chase begins when the strange plot virtually starts all over again...
The Bachelor's Daughters (1946) as Music Director
A semi-trifle with Adolphe Menjou as a department store floor walker who is persuaded by four husband-seeking salesgirls---two-bordering-on-three of which were well beyond the "girl" stage---to pose as their father in a Long Island mansion which they lease in order to gain access to eligible young men of means. The Greeks had a word for them, and they called them Golddiggers over at Warners.Flighty Bille Burke posed as their mother. And Adolphe Menjou got to display his soup-and-fish wardrobe only still worn by him and retired Prussian diplomats The exploitation for the film made special note of the presence of pianist Eugene List, who had gained international publicity by playing for the Big Three---Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin---at their Potsdam Conference.
Too Young to Know (1945) as Music
A returning GI searches for the wife who left him and gave away their son.
Shine on Harvest Moon (1944) as Mus adpt
Song-filled look behind the scenes of vaudeville, based on the lives of Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth.
Make Your Own Bed (1944) as Music
Detectives masquerade as butler and maid to get the goods on a crook.
Janie (1944) as Music
A small-town girl defies her father by falling for a soldier.
The Desert Song (1943) as Mus adpt
Adventure in Iraq (1943) as Music
Americans are captured by Arabs working for the Nazis.
The Hard Way (1943) as Music
An ambitious woman doesn't care who she hurts in her drive to make her sister a star.
The Male Animal (1942) as Music
A college professor fights censorship and an amorous football player who's after his wife.
Gentleman Jim (1942) as Music
Fanciful biography of 19th-century boxing champion Jim Corbett.
Always in My Heart (1942) as Music
A convict returns home to find his family has forgotten him.
Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) as Orchestra Arrangement
A musical portrait of composer/singer/dancer George M. Cohan. From his early days as a child-star in his family's vaudeville show up to the time of his comeback at which he received a medal from the president for his special contributions to the US, this is the life- story of George M. Cohan, who produced, directed, wrote and starred in his own musical shows for which he composed his famous songs.
Four Mothers (1941) as Music
Four married sisters face financial problems as motherhood approaches.
Affectionately Yours (1941) as Music
A foreign correspondent hurries home to stop his wife from getting a divorce.
Blues in the Night (1941) as Music
The members of a traveling jazz band try to keep their leader from drinking himself to death.
Honeymoon for Three (1941) as Music
A novelist pretends to be married to hold his fans at bay.
The Wagons Roll at Night (1941) as Music
A circus manager turns a young farm boy into a star lion tamer.
Flight from Destiny (1941) as Music
An elderly professor with six months to live plots a murder to reunite two young lovers.
Thieves Fall Out (1941) as Music
A young man tries to rescue his grandmother from kidnappers.
The Strawberry Blonde (1941) as Music
A man''''s infatuation with a gold-digging beauty continues after his marriage.
No Time for Comedy (1940) as Music
A wealthy culture vulture tries to steal a playwright from his actress wife.
The Man Who Talked Too Much (1940) as Music
A defense lawyer sets out to topple a powerful gangster.
My Love Came Back (1940) as Music
A millionaire helps a pretty lady violinist with her career.
Brother Rat and a Baby (1940) as Music
Three naval cadets graduate and help each other find jobs.
Lady with Red Hair (1940) as Music
An actress hopes to regain her lost son by making it to the top.
British Intelligence (1940) as Music
A lady spy uses a British nobleman''s home in her undercover work for the Germans.
Brother Orchid (1940) as Music
After a failed hit, a mob chief recuperates in a monastery.
Nancy Drew... Reporter (1939) as Music
A teen-aged sleuth sets out to prove a young girl innocent of murder charges.
Invisible Stripes (1939) as Music Director
On his release from prison, a crook tries to stop his brother from following in his footsteps.
Four's a Crowd (1938) as Music
A publicist falls for his most difficult client's daughter.
Comet over Broadway (1938) as Music
A stage star's rampant ambition leads to murder.
It's Love I'm After (1937) as Music Score
A squabbling stage couple gets mixed up with an amorous fan and her jealous suitor.
Stand-In (1937) as Music Director
An efficiency expert tries to streamline operations at a Hollywood studio.
Marked Woman (1937) as Music
A crusading DA fights to get a nightclub hostess to testify against her gangster boss.
Kliou (The Tiger) (1936) as Music Composition
Dracula's Daughter (1936) as Music Score
A Hungarian countess seeks the aid of a noted psychiatrist, in hopes of freeing herself of a mysterious evil influence.
Her Master's Voice (1936) as Music Director
The Golden Arrow (1936) as Music Score
A fake heiress marries a common reporter to thwart the advances of gold-digging playboys.
The Golden Arrow (1936) as Music Score
A flighty heiress and a down-to-earth reporter get stuck in a marriage of convenience.
Three Smart Girls (1936) as Underscore comp and orch by
The daughters of a divorced couple try to keep their father from remarrying.
The Voice of Bugle Ann (1936) as Addl mus
A Missouri farmer's love for his hunting dog triggers a feud that divides the county.
I Found Stella Parish (1935) as Music
An actress stops at nothing to protect her daughter from her shady past.
Mary Burns, Fugitive (1935) as Music Director
The Good Fairy (1935) as Music Director
A naïve girl tries to use a rich admirer''''s money to help others.
Stormy (1935) as Music Director
Private Worlds (1935) as Mus setting
Imitation of Life (1934) as Music Director
A widow and her housekeeper go into business together but almost lose their daughters.
The Man Who Reclaimed His Head (1934) as Music Director
A brilliant but impoverished writer, who is a pacifist, goes to work for a publisher and writes anti-war editorials. When he discovers that the publisher has betrayed him and is in league with munitions manufacturers to make money off of war, he goes insane.
The Black Cat (1934) as Music Director
A Satanist faces off with the vengeful man whose wife and daughter he has stolen.
Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932) as Music Director
A mad doctor tries to mix human and gorilla blood with deadly results.
Captain of the Guard (1930) as Composer

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