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Also Known As: Victor L. Schertzinger Died: October 26, 1941
Born: April 8, 1880 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Mahanoy, Pennsylvania, USA Profession: director, composer, violinist

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Former concert pianist who contributed the score to Thomas Ince's "Civilization" (1916), among other silents, and made his directorial debut in 1917. Schertzinger cranked out numerous silent and sound films (confecting scores for many of them), and is best known for directing two of the Hope-Crosby-Lamour "Road" films.

Former concert pianist who contributed the score to Thomas Ince's "Civilization" (1916), among other silents, and made his directorial debut in 1917. Schertzinger cranked out numerous silent and sound films (confecting scores for many of them), and is best known for directing two of the Hope-Crosby-Lamour "Road" films.

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DIRECTOR:

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  The Fleet's In (1942) Director
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  Birth of the Blues (1941) Director
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  Road to Zanzibar (1941) Director
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  Kiss the Boys Goodbye (1941) Director
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  Road to Singapore (1940) Director
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  Rhythm on the River (1940) Director
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  The Mikado (1939) Director
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  Something to Sing About (1937) Director
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  The Music Goes 'Round (1936) Director
10.
  Love Me Forever (1935) Director

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1916:
First film score "Civilization"
1917:
Directorial debut "The Clodhopper"

Education

Brown University: Providence , Rhode Island -
University of Brussels: -

Notes

The 1934 film "One Night of Love" received the first Oscar for Best Music (Score). While Schertzinger and Gus Kahn were credited with thematic music, the award was presented to the head of the studio's music department between 1934 and 1937. In this case, the award went to Louis Silvers of Columbia.

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