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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Music (feature film)

1.
2.
Madame X (1966) as Music
A fallen woman on trial for murder is defended by the son she abandoned years earlier.
3.
The Appaloosa (1966) as Music
A wandering cowboy returns to his sleepy border hometown with the hopes of settling down. But when a merciless Mexican bandit steals his prize possession, it's a fight to the death for honor in the Old West.
4.
Shenandoah (1965) as Music
A Virginia farmer fights to keep his family together during the Civil War.
5.
The Sword of Ali Baba (1965) as Music
6.
Bullet for a Badman (1964) as Music
Murphy plays ex-lawman who must strap on the guns again to catch a former nemesis, McGavin, who happens to be the ex husband of Murphy's wife and father of the boy that believes he's Murphy's son.
7.
Tammy and the Doctor (1963) as Music
8.
Captain Newman, M. D. (1963) as Music
A World War II Army psychiatrist tries to help his battle-shocked patients.
9.
The Ugly American (1963) as Music
An intelligent, articulate scholar, Harrison MacWhite, survives a hostile Senate confirmation hearing at the hands of conservatives to become ambassador to Sarkan, a southeast Asian country where civil war threatens a tense peace. Despite his knowledge, once he's there, MacWhite sees only a dichotomy between the U.S. and Communism. He can't accept that anti-American sentiment might be a longing for self-determination and nationalism. So, he breaks from his friend Deong, a local opposition leader, ignores a foreman's advice about slowing the building of a road, and tries to muscle ahead. What price must the country and his friends pay for him to get some sense?
10.
Back Street (1961) as Composer
Third screen version of the classic romance about a woman sacrificing everything for love of a married man.
11.
Back Street (1961) as Music
Third screen version of the classic romance about a woman sacrificing everything for love of a married man.
12.
The Snow Queen (1960) as Music
13.
Midnight Lace (1960) as Music
A young woman can't get anyone to believe she's being stalked.
14.
Portrait in Black (1960) as Music
Lana Turner and Anthony Quinn are lovers who murder Lana's cruel, but wealthy husband, played by Lloyd Nolan. Since Quinn is her husband's physician, the murder is easily committed, but blackmail, guilt and suspicion are the unanticipated results.
15.
Imitation of Life (1959) as Music
Two mothers, one white, one black, face problems with their rebellious daughters.
16.
The Perfect Furlough (1959) as Composer
To pacify 104 sex-starved male soldiers building an Arctic radar base, Army psychologist Vicki Loren suggests choosing one by lot to have a "perfect furlough" as selected by the men: three weeks in Paris with their favorite pin-up queen, Sandra Roca. Since "winner" Paul Hodges is a tireless Don Juan, and this is a fifties comedy, Vicki is ordered to keep Paul and Sandra out of bed. But who will guard the guardian?
17.
The Perfect Furlough (1959) as Music
To pacify 104 sex-starved male soldiers building an Arctic radar base, Army psychologist Vicki Loren suggests choosing one by lot to have a "perfect furlough" as selected by the men: three weeks in Paris with their favorite pin-up queen, Sandra Roca. Since "winner" Paul Hodges is a tireless Don Juan, and this is a fifties comedy, Vicki is ordered to keep Paul and Sandra out of bed. But who will guard the guardian?
18.
Once Upon a Horse... (1958) as Music
Dan and Doc are incompetent desperados who plan to give crime one more try before going straight. Miss Amity Babb is the shapely toast of Empty Cup, Colorado who sets prices by Wall Street, never loses at poker, and rules the town (and the sheriff) with a cash register in a velvet glove. When Amity and our two heroes meet, the slapstick burlesque of Western cliches grows ever wilder...
19.
This Happy Feeling (1958) as Music
On a stormy night, young woman asks another guest at party to rescue her from her lecherous boss and take her to the train station. When her rescuer suggests that she stop at his place to get out of her wet clothes, she dashes from his car. The door she knocks on for help is the home of a retired actor and there she spends the rest of the night. He makes no passes and next morning she discovers young man who drove her from party is next door neighbor. The two men compete for her affections. Older man's zany live-in house-keeper and a seagull she has rescued provide comic relief.
20.
The Restless Years (1958) as Music
Will Henderson is the new boy at the high school. He befriends outcast Melinda Grant, whose illegitimacy marks her and her unstable mother. As their friendship turns to love, gossip and lies threaten their relationship in this small town drama.
21.
Kathy O' (1958) as Music
In person, child film star Kathy O'Rourke belies her sweet image. Studio publicity man Harry Johnson must keep Celeste, a national magazine writer, from discovering this when writing a piece on Kathy. This won't be easy; Celeste is Harry's ex-wife. To Harry's surprise, Kathy and Celeste make friends; it seems all Kathy really needed was love... But when Kathy runs away to join Celeste, Harry is suspected of kidnapping.
22.
The Tarnished Angels (1958) as Music
A newsman falls for the wife of a barnstorming pilot whose work he's covering.
23.
Tammy and the Bachelor (1957) as Music
A country girl saves a pilot after a plane crash.
24.
The Tattered Dress (1957) as Music
After a wild night, wealthy Michael Reston's adulterous wife Charleen comes home with her ripe young body barely concealed by a dress in rags; murder results. Top defense lawyer J.G. Blane, whose own marriage exists in name only, arrives in Desert View, Nevada to find the townsfolk and politically powerful Sheriff Hoak distinctly hostile to the Restons. In due course, Blane discovers he's been "taken for a ride," and that quiet desert communities can be deadly...
25.
Interlude (1957) as Composer
A young woman touring Germany is caught between a married symphony conductor and a doctor from back home.
26.
Man of a Thousand Faces (1957) as Music
Chameleon-like actor Lon Chaney becomes a star while coping with his first wife's insanity.
27.
Battle Hymn (1957) as Music
True story of a WWII pilot. Colonel Dean Hess, haunted by his accidental bombing of an orphanage in World War II, he re-enlists in 1950 and goes to Seoul to train Korean pilots, there he builds the local orphans a shelter and, aided by the woman he loves, engineers an astounding feat to rescue them.
28.
Interlude (1957) as Music
A young woman touring Germany is caught between a married symphony conductor and a doctor from back home.
29.
My Man Godfrey (1957) as Music
A bedraggled man becomes the butler of an eccentric household.
30.
Written on the Wind (1957) as Music
A young woman marries into a corrupt oil family then falls for her husband's best friend.
31.
All That Heaven Allows (1956) as Music
A lonely widow defies small-town gossip when she falls for a younger man.
32.
Never Say Goodbye (1956) as Music
In present-day U.S., Dr. Michael Parker, a prominent surgeon, unexpectedly runs into his German-born wife whom he thought was dead. Victor, an artist and his "dead" wife's now boyfriend, berates Dr. Parker for "killing" her. The bulk of the story flashes back to Austria during World War II as we learn how Dr. Parker met and married his wife, and the one mistake that may have cost him his family.
33.
The Rawhide Years (1956) as Music
Ben Matthews gives up the flashy life of a riverboat gambler, hoping to settle down in Galena with his girlfriend, luscious entertainer Zoe. But Galena's leading citizen is murdered on the boat; Ben, on arrival, finds a lynch mob after his neck, and flees. Three years of wandering later, Zoe's letters stop coming and Ben returns to find her and attempt the hopeless task of clearing himself.
34.
Star in the Dust (1956) as Music
In this western, a lawman tries to mediate between irate farmers and angry ranchers who are trying to decide the fate of a captured killer. The killer was hired by the ranchers who want him freed. The farmers, egged on by a schoolteacher, want to see the gunman swing. Meanwhile the real troublemaker
35.
Away All Boats (1956) as Music Composition
The story of USS 'Belinda', Attack Transport PA22, launched late 1943 with regular-navy captain Hawks and ex-merchant captain MacDougall as boat commander. Despite personal friction, the two have plenty to deal with as the only experienced officers on board during the "shakedown." Almost laughable incompetence gradually improves, but the crew remains far from perfect when the ship sees action, landing troops on enemy beachheads. And few anticipate the challenges in store at Okinawa...
36.
Chief Crazy Horse (1955) as Music
When young Crazy Horse, of whom great things were predicted, wins his bride, rival Little Big Man goes to villainous traders with evidence of gold in the sacred Lakota burial ground. Of course, a new gold rush starts despite all treaties, and Crazy Horse becomes military leader of his people. Initial Indian victories lead to the inevitable result. Uniquely, all is told from the Indian perspective.
37.
The Shrike (1955) as Music
A successful theatrical director is driven to failure by the machinations of his vengeful wife. Eventually, he lands in a mental hospital where both his wife and his new love, a young actress named Charlotte, are waiting to see him.
38.
Foxfire (1955) as Music
Amanda Dartland accompanies her half-Apache husband Jonathan to a mining community where he will supervise the excavation of an almost mythical Apache treasure. His jealous rages and macho attitude cause her much misery, while the excavation project is threatened by prejudice and fear. Amanda tries to bridge the cultural gap, and Jonathan must do the same, or he will lose her. Mesmerizing brief performance by Celia Lovsky as Princess Saba.
39.
One Desire (1955) as Music
Circa 1900, runaway boy Nugget arrives in an Oklahoma boom town to find his brother...who's a dealer in the casino section of a palatial bawdy house, and lover of the madam, Tacey Cromwell. Together, Nugget, Clint, and Tacey seek respectability in a Colorado mining town. Clint finds work at the town's new bank, while Tacey adopts another orphan, Seely. But Clint is pursued by banker's daughter Judith Watrous, who's seemingly sweet but takes ruthless steps to eliminate competition. Result for Tacey: heartbreak, renunciation, and tears a-plenty.
40.
Magnificent Obsession (1954) as Music
A playboy becomes a doctor to right the wrong he's done to a sightless widow.
41.
Taza, Son of Cochise (1954) as Music Director
Three years after the end of the Apache wars, peacemaking chief Cochise dies. His elder son Taza shares his ideas, but brother Naiche yearns for war...and for Taza's betrothed, Oona. Naiche loses no time in starting trouble which, thanks to a bigoted cavalry officer, ends with the proud Chiricahua Apaches on a reservation, where they are soon joined by the captured renegade Geronimo, who is all it takes to light the firecracker's fuse...
42.
Thunder Bay (1953) as Music
Oil men battle fishermen for the rights to drill in the Gulf of Mexico.
43.
Back to God's Country (1953) as Music
In a small village in the icy wilderness of Alaska Captain Peter Keith has to defend himself against two especially mean villains, who are after his wife Dolores and a boatload of precious hides.
44.
Desert Legion (1953) as Music
Paul Lartal leads a troop of legionnaires into ambush at the hands of Omar Ben Calif. Returning later at the request of Princess Morjana he is led to the hidden city of Madara, currently harrassed by the evil Crito. Lartal must do in the bad guys (which includes participating in a bare chested spear-throwing contest), save the city and comfort the Princess.
45.
The Stand at Apache River (1953) as Music
Sheriff Lane Dakota captures robbery-murder suspect Greiner just as the latter is wounded in an Apache ambush. At remote outpost Apache River, Lane and his prisoner spend the night with other travelers, including 2 women with a surprising number of fancy dresses. In the morning, who should appear but a band of ostensibly peaceful Apaches strayed from the reservation. And bigoted Colonel Morsby is strongly inclined to shoot first and ask questions afterward...
46.
Wings of the Hawk (1953) as Music
Gringo miner Gallager is caught up in the Mexican revolution of 1910-11 when corrupt administrator Ruiz appropriates his mine. Gallager saves the life of guerilla leader Raquel, then finds there's a price on his head; he becomes romantically involved with her in the course of a series of rescues and ambushes, leading up to Orozco's march on Ciudad Juarez.
47.
Forbidden (1953) as Music
Eddie Darrow has been hired by Philadelphia mobster Barney Pendleton to locate Christine Lawrence (Eddie's ex-lover and widow of Barney's former associate) and bring her home. Eddie tracks her down in Macao, where he saves the life of casino owner Justin Keet, then finds that Christine is engaged to marry Justin. Life gets awfully complicated...
48.
The Mississippi Gambler (1953) as Music
Mark Fallon, with partner Kansas John Polly, tries to introduce honest gambling on the riverboats. His first success makes enemies of the crooked gamblers and of fair Angelique Dureau, whose necklace he won. Later in New Orleans, Mark befriends Angelique's father, but she still affects to despise him as his gambling career brings him wealth. Duelling, tragedy, and romantic complications follow.
49.
The Man from the Alamo (1953) as Music
A survivor of the battle at the Alamo returns home to find his family has been killed by a bunch of thugs disguised as Mexican soldiers. He then grows intent on enacting revenge despite the lack of support for his cause.
50.
Because of You (1952) as Music
Blonde 'doll' Christine Carroll finds too late that her fiancTe Mike is a gangster and she's his unwitting accessory. Emerging from prison with dark hair and an interest in nursing, she becomes a nurse's aide in a war hospital where her good looks quickly arouse the interest of battle-fatigued, 'melancholic' patient Steve Kimberly. When it's clear that Steve has fallen hard, she faces the dilemma of what and when to tell him. Her decision has melodramatic consequences...
51.
Sally and Saint Anne (1952) as Music
Sally O'Moyne, a good-natured but awkward school-girl lives with her extended and eccentric Irish-American clan. One day at school, unable to find her lunch bucket, Sally says a prayer to St. Anne in hope of heavenly assistance. When Sally finds her lunch, she believes a miracle has happened, convincing her of a special relationship with the saint. Meanwhile, some animosity between the O'Moyne family and a neighbor grows and manifests itself in various comic situations. The plot develops as Sally, firm in her belief in St. Anne, emerges from adolescence an attractive young woman, and discovers the opposite sex. The feud, along with Sally's personal life, works itself to resolution in this light, nostalgic look at growing up Catholic in the 1940s and 1950s.
52.
The World in His Arms (1952) as Music
Roistering sea captain Jonathan Clark, who poaches seal pelts from Russian Alaska, meets and woos Russian countess Marina in 1850 San Francisco. Events separate them, but after an exciting sea race to the Pribilof Islands they meet again; now, both are in danger from the schemes of villainous Prince Semyon.
53.
Bright Victory (1952) as Music
A blinded veteran struggles to adjust to peacetime life.
54.
Bonzo Goes to College (1952) as Music
In this fantasy-toned sequel, former lab chimp Bonzo, now literate (!), runs away from a carnival sideshow and hops a banana truck. He lands in college town Pawlton and is adopted by the granddaughter of football coach 'Pop' Drew, who sorely needs good players. Obvious but pleasant slapstick follows.
55.
No Room for the Groom (1952) as Music
Alvah, a young GI who happens to own a vineyard, elopes to Las Vegas with Lee, his housekeeper's daughter. But Alvah's chicken pox postpone the wedding night. The rest revolves around more delays to the consummation, caused by Lee's manipulative Mama and the flock of mostly obnoxious relatives with whom she's filled the house.
56.
It Grows on Trees (1952) as Music
The Baxters are a typical happy American family trying to live on too little money. Mrs. Polly Baxter acquires two mysterious trees that got into a nursery shipment by mistake. Guess what: they turn out to be money trees! After initial problems, Polly decides to spend the money. But there's one logical consequence of money grown on trees that no one's considered.
57.
Weekend with Father (1951) as Music
Love blooms when two single parents send their children off to camp.
58.
59.
The Lady Pays Off (1951) as Music
The naive Evelyn Warren, elected shool-teacher of the year by Time Magazine, goes to Las Vegas, where she loses a lot of money. In order to pay her debts, casino-manager Matt Braddock asks her to take care of his sad little daughter Diana.
60.
The Mark of the Renegade (1951) as Music
61.
Katie Did It (1951) as Music
Katherine Standish, who has been brought up in a strict manner in a prudish New England town, falls in love with a city slicker commercial artist, Peter Van Arden. The romance blossoms until Katie falls victim of some false information, and becomes convinced that Peter is already married and the father of two children.
62.
Double Crossbones (1951) as Music
63.
The Raging Tide (1951) as Music
A San Francisco hood is rubbed out by rival Bruno Felkin, who himself reports the crime to Homicide Lieut. Kelsey in an alibi scheme which fails. To escape, he stows away on a fishing boat. At sea, skipper Hamil Linder receives Bruno kindly, teaching him fishing; Bruno enlists Hamil's wayward son Carl to tend his slot machines. Then Carl takes an interest in Bruno's girl Connie. Climax in a storm at sea.
64.
Bedtime For Bonzo (1951) as Music
A college professor tries to raise a chimpanzee as though it were human.
65.
The Desert Hawk (1950) as Music
"2000 years ago" desert guerilla Omar, with henchmen Aladdin and Sinbad, opposes tyrannical Prince Murad. To prevent Murad from marrying caliph's daughter Schaharazade, disguised Omar marries her himself. When the trick is discovered, both prince and princess want Omar's head; but Murad has yet more dastardly plans, leading to more captures, rescues, and scimitar-play.
66.
Sierra (1950) as Music Score
Ring Hassard and father Jeff, wild horse breakers, live in a hidden mountain eyrie because Jeff is wanted for a murder he didn't commit. But things change when they take in a lost young lady, Riley Martin, who finds that Ring has "never seen a woman close up." Jeff is injured, Ring runs afoul of horse thieves and the law, and Riley (who turns out to be a lawyer) labors to clear the Hassards; but others would prefer them dead.
67.
Louisa (1950) as Music
The Norton family is in a turmoil due to faultfinding grandma Louisa. Strongly urged to find outside interests, Louisa starts dating grocer Hammond; their necking among the teenagers shocks the latter (!), and Louisa's architect son Hal isn't too thrilled either. So what's to do when Hal's boss Mr. Burnside becomes a rival for Louisa's favors?
68.
The Sleeping City (1950) as Music
At Bellvue Hospital, New York, an intern is shot in the head by an unknown killer. Inspector Gordon of the 9th Precinct finds no obvious leads but senses an undercurrent of mystery at the hospital; enter Detective Fred Rowan, whose medical background enables him to pose as an intern. Through wheels within wheels, Rowan finally penetrates to a secret, dirty racket...and nurse Ann Sebastian, whom he's been dating, may be mixed up in it.
69.
One Way Street (1950) as Music
70.
Comanche Territory (1950) as Music
Silver has been found on comanche territory and the government accomplished a peaceful agreement with the indians. When James 'Jim' Bowie comes into the scene he finds the white settlers living near by planning to attack the indians although they know about that agreement and the beautiful Katie seems to play a leading role in this intrigue.
71.
Harvey (1950) as Music
A wealthy eccentric prefers the company of an invisible six-foot rabbit to his family.
72.
Francis (1950) as Music
A talking mule helps a hapless soldier uncover an enemy agent.
73.
Free for All (1949) as Music
74.
Sword in the Desert (1949) as Music
Cynical freighter captain Mike Dillon hopes to take the money and run after helping to smuggle Jewish refugees ashore in pre-Israel Palestine. But against his will, he's drawn into the escalating fight between British occupation forces and the founders of Israel. In a battle doubly terrible because the audience sympathizes with both sides, how long can Mike remain a bystander?
75.
Tulsa (1949) as Music
A cattle owner''s daughter risks everything to drill for oil.
76.
The Lady Gambles (1949) as Music
When Joan Boothe accompanies husband-reporter David to Las Vegas, she begins gambling to pass the time while he is doing a story. Encouraged by the casino manager, she gets hooked on gambling, to the point where she "borrows" David's expense money to pursue her addiction. This finally breaks up their marriage, but David continues trying to help her.
77.
Bagdad (1949) as Composer
An Arabian princess tries to bring her father's killers to justice.
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79.
The Fighting O'Flynn (1949) as Music Director
O'Flynn, soldier of fortune, returns to Ireland during the Napoleonic wars just in time to save Lady Benedetta from robbers. But they pursue her to ruinous Castle O'Flynn, after secret papers she carries which would reveal Napoleon's plans to invade Ireland. The Napoleonic agents (and British traitors) will stop at nothing to gain their ends, but the swashbuckling exploits of the O'Flynn may be a match for them all
80.
The Life of Riley (1949) as Music
81.
Family Honeymoon (1949) as Music
Grant Jordan, bachelor botany professor, marries Katie, a widow with three kids, despite the machinations of Grant's former girlfriend Minna. But on the wedding day, Aunt Jo, who was to babysit, breaks a leg; so the kids come along on the honeymoon. After misadventures en route, they make it to the Grand Canyon, only to find Minna there, still scheming.
82.
Once More, My Darling (1949) as Music Director
Movie star Collier Laing is recalled to active duty with the Army Criminal Investigation Division. His mission: to sweep debutante Marita Connell off her feet and flush out her former boyfriend, who's sent her jewels stolen in occupied Germany. Soon it's a question of who's sweeping whom; Miss Connell's nickname is "Killer." But when she wants to elope, Laing begins to have qualms.
83.
Tap Roots (1948) as Music
84.
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948) as Music
Count Dracula plots to put a simpleton's brain into the body of the Frankenstein monster.
85.
The Saxon Charm (1948) as Music Director
86.
For the Love of Mary (1948) as Music
87.
Hazard (1948) as Music Score
88.
The Naked City (1948) as Music
A step-by-step look at a murder investigation on the streets of New York.
89.
Black Bart (1948) as Mus for Miss DeCarlo's dance numbers comp by
Cheerful outlaw Charlie Boles leaves former partners Lance and Jersey and heads for California, where the Gold Rush is beginning. Soon, a lone gunman in black is robbing Wells Fargo gold shipments. One fateful day, the stage he robs carries old friends Lance and Jersey...and notorious dancer Lola Montez, coming to perform in Sacramento. Black Bart and Lance become rivals for both Lola's favors and Wells Fargo's gold.
90.
Swell Guy (1947) as Music
91.
The Exile (1947) as Music
A deposed king fights for his life while hiding out at a farm.
92.
I'll Be Yours (1947) as Music
93.
Smash Up--The Story of a Woman (1947) as Music
A singer's wife turns to the bottle when she fears she's lost her husband to success.
94.
The Egg and I (1947) as Music
Newlywed city slickers decide to give country life a try as chicken farmers.
95.
Ride the Pink Horse (1947) as Music
A con man tries to blackmail a Mexican gangster.
96.
A Night in Paradise (1946) as Composer
Aesop takes a break from spinning fables to help a king and fall in love.
97.
Canyon Passage (1946) as Music Director
A respected businessman and his gambler best friend fall for the same woman in 1850s Oregon.
98.
Black Angel (1946) as Music Score
Kirk Bennett is falsely sentenced to death for killing blackmailer Mavis Marlowe, ex-wife of nice-guy drunk Martin Blair. Bennett's stand-up wife Catherine tries to prove him innocent, enlisting the aid of Blair, who falls in love with her. Bennett's execution draws near as the two pose as piano player and singer, trying to get the goods on sleazy nightclub owner Marko, a prime suspect. Failing to nail Marko, Catherine goes off to meet with her husband, scheduled to die the next morning, and Blair slips into an alcoholic stupor before the real killer is revealed.
99.
Idea Girl (1946) as Music Director
Larry Brewster (Jess Barker), partner in the music publishing firm of Brewster and Crow, returns from a trip to find that his partner, J. C. Crow (Alan Mowbray) has hired Pat O'Rourke (Julie Bishop)as a song plugger. Larry doesn't approve of the plan and, in a bad mood, refuses to see composer Wilfred Potts (George Dolenz)who is offering a song for publication. Pat, in spite of Larry's objections, stays on the job. She has the firm promote an amateur song-writing contest, and the winner is a submission by Potts, but because he used the name of Wicks, the firm can't locate him and is facing prosecution on charges of using the mail to conduct a fraudulent contest.
100.
The Runaround (1946) as Mus score and dir
Maverick private eyes Kildane and Quayle leave a large agency to work on their own. Their first assignment (pirated from the old firm): retrieve eloping heiress Penelope Hampton...in competition with their former boss Prentiss. Kildane finds Penelope with surprising ease and keeps her one jump ahead of Prentiss with assorted difficulties, but can he avoid a romantic complication with his lovely charge?
101.
Inside Job (1946) as Music Director
102.
A Night in Paradise (1946) as Mus score and dir
Aesop takes a break from spinning fables to help a king and fall in love.
103.
Strange Confession (1945) as Music Director
104.
Under Western Skies (1945) as Music Director
In a film that was closer to being a "sanitized" version of and contained more elements akin to Mae West's and W.C. Fields' "My Little Chickadee" than it did from anything John Ford had done, or was to do, a traveling show arrives in a small Arizona town and finds much opposition from local townspeople. They plan to stage the show in the saloon and the leading lady, Katie (Martha O'Driscoll), gets involved with the local school teacher, Tod (Noah Beery, Jr). and a mysterious masked bandit, King Randall (Leo Carrillo).
105.
Blonde Ransom (1945) as Music Director
106.
The Daltons Ride Again (1945) as Music Director
107.
Frontier Gal (1945) as Mus score and dir
108.
The Suspect (1945) as Mus score and dir
In 1902 London, unhappily married Philip Marshall meets young Mary Gray, who is unemployed and depressed. Their deepening friendship, though physically innocent, is discovered by Philip's wife who threatens him with exposure and scandal, driving him to kill her. Thereafter, fortune seems to smile on Philip Marshall; but does fate have a surprise in store?
109.
Pillow of Death (1945) as Music Director
Attorney Wayne Fletcher and his secretary are having an affair, so when Wayne's wife is found smothered to death, he becomes the prime suspect. As the police investigate the murder, a psychic with questionable motives tries to contact the deceased woman. Soon, Wayne begins seeing visions of his dead wife, and other people involved with the case begin to be killed, one by one.
110.
She Gets Her Man (1945) as Music Director
111.
This Is the Life (1944) as Orchestration
18-year-old Angela (Susanna Foster), reared in a New England town by her Aunt Betsy (Dorothy Peterson), receives an inheritance which she uses to go to New York, ostensibly for voice training, but she is pursuing Major Hilary Jarret (Patric Knowles), an Army surgeon with whom she has become infatuated. Her departure depresses her childhood friend Jimmy Plum (Donald O'Connor.) Dr. Plum (Jonathan Hale) devises an errand on which to send his love-sick son to New York, where Jimmy discovers Angela thinks she is Jarret's fiancee. Jimmy also renews acquaintances with a group of show people, including Sally McGuire (Peggy Ryan), who attempts to console him. Jimmy meets Jarret's divorced wife, Harriet (Louise Allbritton), famed photographer. Jimmy engineers a meeting of Jarret and Harriet with Angela present, which forms the beginning of an understanding that Jarret is not for her. Jimmy is inducted into the Army.
112.
Can't Help Singing (1944) as Orchestration
A senator's daughter follows her boyfriend in the days of the California gold rush.
113.
Hi, Beautiful (1944) as Mus score and dir
114.
Destiny (1944) as Music
115.
Chip Off the Old Block (1944) as Orchestration
116.
The Man from Music Mountain (1943) as Composer
Roy returns home to fine a range feud between the cattlemen and the sheepmen. When his friend is killed he finds the rifle had a defective pin. He learns the rifle belongs to a ranch hand named Barker and that a third party has caused the feud. When he captures outlaws trying to blow up a dam, he claims Barker was the killer. But Barker has switched rifles and the outlaws now accuse Roy and Roy finds himself in trouble.
117.
Gung Ho! (1943) as Music
A Marine squadron takes on a heroic Pacific Island raid during WWII.
118.
It Ain't Hay (1943) as Orchestration
119.
Hers to Hold (1943) as Music Score
120.
Two Tickets to London (1943) as Music Score
121.
White Savage (1943) as Music
122.
We've Never Been Licked (1943) as Music Score
WWII morale film for Texas A&M graduates fighting overseas. Young Brad Craig (Langton) enters the military school with a chip on his shoulder which Mitchum and other upperclassmen quickly knock off. Once adjusted, Craig falls in love with a professor's beautiful daughter, only to find she is in love with his roommate, played by Noah Beery. In the meantime, Craig associates with Japanese spies (including William Frawley of "I Love Lucy") bent on stealing a secret chemical compound being worked on a the University. But is he one of them, or a double agent for his country?
123.
Top Man (1943) as Arr
124.
Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1943) as Music
Sherlock Holmes fights to keep a new bombsite design from the Nazis.
125.
Sherlock Holmes in Washington (1943) as Music
Sherlock Holmes tries to recover a stolen document during World War II.
126.
The Amazing Mrs. Holliday (1943) as Music Score
127.
Crazy House (1943) as Orchestration
128.
Fired Wife (1943) as Music
129.
Jail House Blues (1942) as Composer
130.
Arabian Nights (1942) as Music
Half-brothers vie for an Arabian throne and the love of a beautiful storyteller.
131.
Eagle Squadron (1942) as Music Score
132.
Who Done It? (1942) as Music
Two dumb soda jerks dream of writing radio mysteries. When they try to pitch an idea at a radio station, they end up in the middle of a real murder when the station owner is killed during a broadcast.
133.
Lady in a Jam (1942) as Music Score
134.
Pittsburgh (1942) as Music
Charles 'Pittsburgh' Markham rides roughshod over his friends, his lovers, and his ideals in his trek toward financial success in the Pittsburgh steel industry, only to find himself deserted and lonely at the top. When his crash comes, he finds that fate has dealt him a second chance.
135.
Nightmare (1942) as Music
136.
Saboteur (1942) as Music Score
A young man accused of sabotage goes on the lam to prove his innocence.
137.
Ride 'Em Cowboy (1942) as Music Score
On the run from a rodeo boss, two greenhorns get jobs as cowboys.
138.
Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror (1942) as Music
Sherlock Holmes investigates acts of terrorism linked to Nazi radio broadcasts.
139.
Jail House Blues (1942) as Music
140.
Broadway (1942) as Music Score
141.
South of Tahiti (1941) as Composer
While not Maria Montez's first film with credit billing, this is the one that Universal used to launch her sex-sand-sarong (the sandals came later) career---"Maria Montez-The Screen's New Blaze of Excitement"--- that lasted over four years until she was usurped by Yvonne DeCarlo. The taglines here were just a warn-up for what was to come---"Daring Days! Exotic Nights! in a forbidden Pagan Paradise" and one even foreshadowed the title of one of her future films; "WHITE SAVAGE! Daughter of Eve...with a Soul of Satan! Lashing men and beasts to hate...and love...in a forbidden Pagan Paradise!" The plotline says four men, Brian Donlevy, Brod Crawford, Andy Devine and Henry Wilcoxin, drift ashore to an exotic island where they meet a beautiful native girl. All become more than a little smitten with Melahi (Maria Montez), with the exception of Andy Devine who is only concerned about not becoming a meal for her pet leopard. They don't make 'em like this anymore.
142.
The Flame of New Orleans (1941) as Music Score
A notorious Frenchwoman pretends to be a society lady to nab a rich husband.
143.
Hellzapoppin' (1941) as Music Score
Ole and Chick are making a movie, but th edirector is not satisfied. So he brings them to a young writer, who outlines them a absurd story They have to support Jeff and Kitty in setting up an musical revue in their garden and want to bring it up on Broadway. If Jeff is sucessful he can marry Kitty. But there is his rich friend Woody, who also loves Kitty, Chick's sister Betty, who's in love with a false Russian count, and Detective Quimby. They all make the thing very complicated for Ole and Chick. After some mistakes they think, that Kitty isn't the right girl for Jeff they start sabotating the show, but the Broadway producer is impressed and signs the contract. That's the story the writer tells them. For this he's soot by the director.
144.
Keep 'Em Flying (1941) as Music Score
145.
Appointment for Love (1941) as Music Score
Charming Andre Cassil woos physician Jane Alexander and the two impulsively get married. The honeymoon ends very quickly when Jane voices her progressive views on marriage which include the two having separate apartments. Andre then tries to make his wife jealous in order to lure her into his bedroom.
146.
The Lady from Cheyenne (1941) as Music Score
Fictionalized story of the 1869 adoption of women's suffrage in Wyoming Territory. In the new-founded railroad town of Laraville, Boss Jim Cork hopes to manipulate the sale of town lots to give him control, but Quaker schoolmarm Annie Morgan bags one of the key lots. Cork's lawyer Steve Lewis tries romancing Annie to get the lot back, finding her so overpoweringly liberated she leaves him dizzy. Still, Steve attains his nefarious object...almost...then has cause to deeply regret having aroused the sleeping giant of feminism!
147.
Back Street (1941) as Music
A woman accepts life in the shadows as the price for her affair with a married man.
148.
Nice Girl? (1941) as Orchestration
149.
Moonlight in Hawaii (1941) as Orchestration
150.
Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (1941) as Music Score
A filmmaker tries to sell a script about con artists taking on the Russian millionaires of Mexico.
151.
San Antonio Rose (1941) as Orchestration
152.
I Can't Give You Anything but Love, Baby (1940) as Composer
When Public Enemy No. 3 Sonny McGann (Broderick Crawford) meets composer Bob Gunther (Johnny Downs), he gets the idea of having Bob write music to a poem he has written about his long-lost sweetheart Sadie McGlonsky. Somewhere between kidnapping and gentle persuasion, Sonny takes Bob and his girlfriend Linda Carroll (Peggy Moran) to his penthouse hideout and orders Bob to write the music. After completion, Sonny and his mob use some strong-arm persuasion to get it on "The Hit Parade." Bob tries to trick Sonny saying he can't write any more music because of his unrequited love for music comedy star Magda Delys (Gertrude Michael). Sonny's solution is to have his men bring Magda and a minister with a marriage license to the penthouse. Bob is forced to begin the ceremony but Public Enemy No. 2, Big Foot Louie (Warren Hymer), barges in and reveals that his own hobby is writing music. And Sonny recognizes Magda as his long-lost love Sadie McGlonsky. He and Big Foot decide to quit the rackets and surrender to the District Attorney so they can collaborate on writing hit songs "in the pen."
153.
La Conga Nights (1940) as Composer
154.
The House of the Seven Gables (1940) as Composer
A man frames his brother for murder to secure the family fortune for himself.
155.
Oh, Johnny, How You Can Love (1940) as Composer
156.
Love, Honor, and Oh-Baby! (1940) as Composer
In despair after breaking up with his girlfriend, a man hires a thug he has never seen to kill him. However, he changes his mind when he falls in love with another woman--but he can't stop the man trying to kill him because he doesn't know who he is.
157.
Ma, He's Making Eyes at Me (1940) as Composer
158.
A Little Bit of Heaven (1940) as Composer
159.
Hired Wife (1940) as Music Score
An ad man asks his secretary Kendall to marry him as a loophole in order to protect his finances during an important business deal.
160.
If I Had My Way (1940) as Orchestration
A construction worker takes charge of the daughter of a fellow worker killed in an accident. He brings the girl to New York to try to find her uncle. When he finds him, he discovers that the uncle has spent his life savings on a restaurant that turns out to be a worthless dive. He's determined to help the girl and her uncle make the restaurant a success.
161.
One Night in the Tropics (1940) as Orchestration
162.
The Boys from Syracuse (1940) as Orchestration
The action takes place in Ephesus in ancient Asia Minor, and the concerns The efforts of two boys from Syracuse, Anthipholus and his servant Dromio, to find their long-lost twins who, for reason of plot confusion, are also named Anthipholus and Dromio. Complications arise when the wife of the Ephesians, Adriana and her servant Luce, mistake the two strangers for their husband, though the couples eventually get sorted out after Adriana's sister Luciana and the Syracuse Antipholus admit their love
163.
The House of the Seven Gables (1940) as Music Score
A man frames his brother for murder to secure the family fortune for himself.
164.
My Little Chickadee (1940) as Music Score
A small-town seductress' romance with a masked bandit goes on hold when she's forced to marry a con artist.
165.
Spring Parade (1940) as Orchestration
166.
Argentine Nights (1940) as Orchestration
167.
A Little Bit of Heaven (1940) as Orchestration
168.
It's a Date (1940) as Orchestration
Mother-and-daughter singers vie for the same man and the same stage part.
169.
The Invisible Man Returns (1940) as Music Score
Framed for the murder of his brother, Geoffrey Radcliffe is scheduled to hang. After a visit from his friend Dr. Frank Griffin, he vanishes mysteriously from prison. Police inspector Sampson realizes that Griffin is the brother of the original Invisible Man and has given Geoffrey the formula to aid his escape. Can Geoffrey elude the police dragnet and track down the real murderer? More importantly, can Griffin discover an antidote before the invisibility formula drives Geoffrey insane?
170.
Seven Sinners (1940) as Music Score
A South Seas temptress sets her sights on a U.S. Navy officer.
171.
When the Daltons Rode (1940) as Music Score
Young lawyer Tod Jackson arrives in pioneer Kansas to visit his prosperous rancher friends the Daltons, just as the latter are in danger of losing their land to a crooked development company. When Tod tries to help them, a faked murder charge turns the Daltons into outlaws, but more victims than villains in this fictionalized version. Will Tod stay loyal to his friends despite falling in love with Bob Dalton's former fiancTe Julie?
172.
It's a Date (1940) as Composer
Mother-and-daughter singers vie for the same man and the same stage part.
173.
Spirit of Culver (1939) as Composer
174.
Tower of London (1939) as Orchestration
An ambitious duke uses his executioner henchman to kill his way to the crown.
175.
Destry Rides Again (1939) as Music Score
A deputy who's sworn not to shoot again takes on a corrupt town boss and a sultry saloon singer.
176.
Son of Frankenstein (1939) as Music Score
The legendary scientist's son is tempted to resume his father's horrible experiments.
177.
First Love (1939) as Orchestration
In this reworking of Cinderella, orphaned Connie Harding is sent to live with her rich aunt and uncle after graduating from boarding school. She's hardly received with open arms, especially by her snobby cousin Barbara. When the entire family is invited to a major social ball, Barbara sees to it that Connie is forced to stay home. With the aid of her uncle, who acts as her fairy godfather, Connie makes it to the ball and meets her Prince Charming in Ted Drake, her cousin's boyfriend.
178.
Rio (1939) as Composer
179.
The Sun Never Sets (1939) as Music Score
When Clive Randolph finally returns "home" from Gold Coast colony, younger brother John balks at following the family Colonial Service tradition. But back in Gold Coast, one Zurof, nominally studying ants, pursues a hidden political agenda that causes worldwide unrest; the Colonial Office persuades both brothers to go back and deal with it. Young John makes a mess of things, then must save the day on his own.
180.
Three Smart Girls Grow Up (1939) as Orchestration
Now that their parents are back together, the Craig girls think life is going to be easy. It is, until Kay falls in love with Joan's fiance! Complications arise when youngest sister Penny tries to find Joan a new boyfriend so that Kay and Richard can be together.
181.
East Side of Heaven (1939) as Orchestration
182.
Charlie McCarthy, Detective (1939) as Music Score
Scotty Hamilton is a reporter who works for a crooked editor. Bill Banning is another reporter who is about to expose the editor's ties to the mob. When the editor is killed, both reporter Banning and mobster Tony Garcia are suspected. However, Hamilton's friend Edgar Bergen solves the case (without much help from Charlie McCarthy).
183.
The Underpup (1939) as Orchestration
184.
Swing Sister Swing (1938) as Composer
Broadway press agent Nap Sisler (Ken Murray) sees a chance to make a national hit with a new dance, "The Baltimore Bubble", created by Greenvale filling-station attendant Johnny Bennett (Johnny Downs). Nap promotes dance instructor Professor L. Orlando Beebee (Ernest Truex) out of $500 to bring Johnny, his dancing partner Snookie Saunders (Kathryn Kane, formerly known as Katherine "Sugar" Kane but not in this film), and Greenvale grocery clerk and hot trombonist Satchel-Lips Peters (Eddie Quillan) to New York. Introduced at a night club by bandleader Ted Weems, the trio is a hit. The Greenvale trio begin a theatre tour with their dance, now a national sensation. The craze soon dies out and Johnny stays in New York to try for another chance at fame with a dancer, Nona (Edna Sedgwick), while the other two return to Greenvale. The new act soon flops and Johnny returns to Greenvale and is met by Snookie, Satchel-Lips and the town band, who escort him to a new and lavish service station built with the money earned from "The Baltimore Bubble."
185.
Letter of Introduction (1938) as Mus copyist
An aging actor, trying to make a comeback on Broadway, is surprised when his estranged daughter shows up. It seems that she is an actress and is also trying to make it on Broadway. He tries to re-establish his relationship with her while also trying to hide the fact that she is his daughter from the press.
186.
Youth Takes a Fling (1938) as Orchestration
187.
That Certain Age (1938) as Orchestration
Dashing reporter Vincent Bullit has just returned from covering the Spanish Civil War. His boss, newspaper magnate Fullerton, has more plans to send him off to China. However, first Fullerton invites Bullit to the peace and quiet of his own home to write a series of European affair articles. When Fullerton's adolescent daughter Alice develops a crush on Bullit, her suitor, boyscout Ken Warren, doesn't seem to stand a chance. Mr. and Mrs. Fullerton, Ken Warren, and even Vincent Bullit himself do their best to sway young Alice's feelings away from the older man. It's a difficult task though, as she is at 'that certain age.'
188.
Mad About Music (1938) as Orchestration
A young woman at a girl's school in Switzerland makes up stories about and writes herself letters from an imaginary explorer-adventurer father; and is eventually put in a position where she has to produce him. Interesting things happen as she talks a visiting Englishman into helping her out.
189.
Freshman Year (1938) as Music
190.
Merry-Go-Round of 1938 (1937) as Music Arrangement
191.
You're a Sweetheart (1937) as Orchestration
192.
Top of the Town (1937) as Instrumental arr
193.
The Great Ziegfeld (1936) as Arr
Lavish biography of Flo Ziegfeld, the producer who became Broadway's biggest starmaker.
194.
Three Smart Girls (1936) as Vocal numbers orch by
The daughters of a divorced couple try to keep their father from remarrying.
195.
The Prizefighter and the Lady (1933) as Arr
A boxing champion falls for a gangster's moll.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

196.
Goodbye Broadway (1938) as Copyist
197.
His Exciting Night (1938) as Copyist

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