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Also Known As: Died: July 23, 1970
Born: September 13, 1909 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Mount Moriah, Missouri, USA Profession: Music ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Syncopation (1942) as Ted Browning
A young trumpeter rises through the jazz world and finds love.

Music (feature film)

2.
Assault on the Wayne (1971)
Intrigue aboard a nuclear sub with foreign agents infiltrating the crew to get their hands on a top secret device.
3.
Chuka (1967) as Mus comp & cond
A group under siege at an Army fort grapple with painful memories.
4.
Smoky (1966) as Title song
5.
Smoky (1966) as Music
6.
Smoky (1966) as Composer
7.
The Night of the Grizzly (1966) as Music
A man-killing grizzly is on the loose on the homestead.
8.
It Happened at the World's Fair (1963) as Music Score
A pilot's efforts to help a lost girl at the Seattle World's Fair lead to love.
9.
A New Kind of Love (1963) as Music
The fashion industry and Paris provide the setting for a comedy surrounding the mistaken impression that Joanne Woodward is a high-priced call girl. Paul Newman is the journalist interviewing her for insights on her profession.
10.
The Interns (1962) as Music
Five interns clash with the head of surgery while trying to balance medical studies and romance.
11.
Man-Trap (1961) as Music
During the Korean War, Matt saves the life of his buddy, Vince, who promises that someday he'll repay Matt by cutting him in on a million dollars. Eight years later Matt is in the midst of a rapidly disintegrating marriage to Nina, a man-hungry alcoholic. Vince suddenly reappears for a reunion with Matt, telling him that enemies of a Central American dictator have hijacked $3.5 million, and that he knows how he can get hold of the money and collect a large reward he'll share with Matt if he will help recover the money. Matt is skeptical, but after a particularly violent quarrel in which he leaves his wife, he agrees to go along with Vince, provided there is no gunplay.
12.
On the Double (1961) as Mus scored & cond
An American serviceman in World War II is forced to stand in for a British spy.
13.
The Gene Krupa Story (1960) as Mus adpt and comp
Legendary jazz musician Gene Krupa faces highs and lows along the path of his life.
14.
Hell to Eternity (1960) as Music Composition and Conducting
A young man adopted by Japanese-Americans becomes a hero in World War II.
15.
The Gene Krupa Story (1960) as Composer
Legendary jazz musician Gene Krupa faces highs and lows along the path of his life.
16.
The Five Pennies (1959) as Composer
Loring "Red" Nichols is a cornet-playing country boy who goes to New York in the 1920s full of musical ambition and principles. He gets a job playing in Wil Paradise's band, but quits to pursue his dream of playing Dixieland jazz. He forms the "Five Pennies" which features his wife, Bobbie, as vocalist. At the peak of his fame, Red and Bobbie's daughter, Dorothy, develops polio. Red quits the music business to move to Los Angeles where the climate is better for Dorothy. As Dorothy becomes a young teen, she learns of her father's musical past, and he is persuaded to open a small nightclub which is failing until some noted names from his past come to help out.
17.
The Five Pennies (1959) as Mus scored and cond
Loring "Red" Nichols is a cornet-playing country boy who goes to New York in the 1920s full of musical ambition and principles. He gets a job playing in Wil Paradise's band, but quits to pursue his dream of playing Dixieland jazz. He forms the "Five Pennies" which features his wife, Bobbie, as vocalist. At the peak of his fame, Red and Bobbie's daughter, Dorothy, develops polio. Red quits the music business to move to Los Angeles where the climate is better for Dorothy. As Dorothy becomes a young teen, she learns of her father's musical past, and he is persuaded to open a small nightclub which is failing until some noted names from his past come to help out.
18.
But Not for Me (1959) as Mus score and cond
Russ Ward, after 30 years of producing Broadway plays, is ready to quit. His secretary, Ellie Brown, on being given notice, tells him she loves him. Russ proceeds to turn this into a hit play starring Ellie and romance her in a May-December affair.
19.
The Gun Runners (1958) as Music
A charter boat captain runs guns during the Cuban revolution.
20.
Bullwhip (1958) as Music
21.
Seven Guns to Mesa (1958) as Music Composition and Conducting
22.
Violent Road (1958) as Music
Truck drivers take cargo of explosives over bumpy mountain road.
23.
Eighteen and Anxious (1957) as Music Composition and Conducting
24.
Lizzie (1957) as Music Composition and Conducting
A mousy woman discovers she has two other personalities.
25.
The Careless Years (1957) as Music Composition and Conducting
A rich girl and her poor boyfriend flee to Mexico to escape family disapproval.
26.
The Garment Jungle (1957) as Music Composition and Conducting
A dress manufacturer brings in the mob to fight unionization.
27.
The Green-Eyed Blonde (1957) as Music
28.
The James Dean Story (1957) as Music Score
Film and television clips capture the career of the charismatic star who died tragically young.
29.
Ride Out for Revenge (1957) as Music Composition and Conducting
An Indian war threatens when prospectors discover gold on a reservation.
30.
Great Day in the Morning (1956) as Music
The Civil War triggers unrest in Colorado.
31.
World Without End (1956) as Music Composition and Conducting
Astronauts returning from a voyage are caught in a time warp and are propelled into a post-Apocalyptic Earth populated by mutants.
32.
The Scarlet Hour (1956) as Music Score
33.
Julie (1956) as Music
A stewardess is stalked by her psychotic estranged husband.
34.
Julie (1956) as Composer
A stewardess is stalked by her psychotic estranged husband.
35.
The Treasure of Pancho Villa (1955) as Music
An American adventurer competes with the famed Mexican bandit to recover a lost gold shipment.
36.
Mad at the World (1955) as Music Composition and Conducting
37.
Crashout (1955) as Music Composition and Conducting
Convict Van Duff engineers a large-scale prison break; the six survivors hide out in a forgotten mine working near the prison, then set out on a long, dangerous journey by foot, car, train and truck to retrieve Duff's bank loot. En route, as they touch the lives of "regular folks," each has his own rendezvous with destiny.
38.
The Bob Mathias Story (1954) as Music Composition and Conducting
The story of the first man to win two Olympic Gold Medals in the Decathlon.
39.
Crazylegs (1954) as Music Composition and Conducting
Story of the career of Los Angeles Rams football great, Elroy "Crazylegs" Hirsch.
40.
Private Hell 36 (1954) as Music Composition and Conducting
Two LA detectives get in over their heads when they get involved with a nightclub singer who holds the key to the missing loot from a New York elevator robbery. Once they find the money, they are tempted to keep it and betrayal and corruption come to run the order of things.
41.
The Wild One (1954) as Music Score
Motorcycle-riding delinquents take over a small town.
42.
Crazylegs (1954) as Composer
Story of the career of Los Angeles Rams football great, Elroy "Crazylegs" Hirsch.
43.
The War of the Worlds (1953) as Music Score
A scientist on vacation stumbles upon a Martian invasion.
44.
The Hitch-Hiker (1953) as Music
A dangerous madman kidnaps two businessmen on a hunting trip.
45.
Scared Stiff (1953) as Music Score
46.
The Glass Wall (1953) as Music
A World War II refugee fights to stay in the U.S.
47.
The Bigamist (1953) as Mus comp and dir
A woman discovers her husband has another family in another city.
48.
Eight Iron Men (1952) as Music Score
A World War II squad tries to save a man trapped behind enemy lines.
49.
Beware, My Lovely (1952) as Music
A widow discovers her handyman is an escaped mental patient.
50.
The Atomic City (1952) as Music Score
Enemy agents kidnap an atomic scientist's son.
51.
Storm over Tibet (1952) as Addl mus and mus dir
During World War II, David Simms pilots supplies between India and China over the Himalaya Mountains. One day he's forced to miss a flight and is replaced by his friend, Bill March. March's plane is lost en route and Simms feels guilty. Back in America he meets March's widow, Elaine. They marry and then both travel to Tibet to learn more about March's fate and about a mysterious Tibetan mask which has come into their possession.
52.
Navajo (1952) as Music
53.
The Sun Sets at Dawn (1951) as Music
54.
When Worlds Collide (1951) as Music Score
Richard Derr, Barbara Rush, Peter Hanson, Larry Keating, John Hoyt. A landmark science fiction film of the fifties. Scientists race against time to build a super rocket ship that can save a select group before the earth collides with another planet. Naturally, no one wants to be left behind for the final Armageddon. The special effects which include a giant tidal wave crashing down on Broadway won an Oscar. Produced by fantasy film specialist George Pal (The Time Machine ) .
55.
No Questions Asked (1951) as Music
A young lawyer''s primrose path to success gets him framed for murder.
56.
Never Fear (1950) as Music
57.
Destination Moon (1950) as Music
A crusading scientist defies the government to launch an expedition to the moon.
58.
The Great Rupert (1950) as Music
A squirrel becomes the guardian angel for an impoverished family.
59.
Not Wanted (1949) as Music Director
Twentyish Sally Kelton is unhappy at home and in the drab town in which she lives, until she meets roving musician Steve Ryan. Sally falls for Steve, but to Steve, she's just another fling before he heads to another town. Sally decides to "pull up stakes" and heads on a bus to Steve's next stop. On the road, she meets Drew Baxter, owner of a gaseteria in the town where she's heading. Drew sets Sally up with a room at a local boarding house and a job at his business. Try as he might, Drew can't win Sally's heart from Steve, who has remained indifferent to Sally since her arrival. When Steve heads off to South America, Sally is even more despondent--especially after she learns that she's pregnant with his child.
60.
The Saxon Charm (1948) as Music Director
61.
Night Song (1948) as Music Director
A socialite pretends to be blind to win the love of a blind concert pianist.
62.
All My Sons (1948) as Music
A veteran discovers his father cut costs on wartime military equipment.
63.
Feudin', Fussin and A-Fightin' (1948) as Music
Small towners kidnap a salesman to help them win a race against their rivals.
64.
Night Song (1948) as Composer
A socialite pretends to be blind to win the love of a blind concert pianist.
65.
Larceny (1948) as Music
66.
Syncopation (1942) as Composer
A young trumpeter rises through the jazz world and finds love.
67.
Syncopation (1942) as Music Director
A young trumpeter rises through the jazz world and finds love.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

68.
Explorers (1985)
Ben is obsessed with monster movies on late night television, reading comic books about space, and playing an arcade game with fighting space ships in his bedroom. Ben's best friend Wolfgang is a budding scientific genious, and when Ben describes a dream he had about the two of them flying in a spacecraft , Wolfgang creates a computer program that enables them to make such a machine. The boys take off to another galaxy and learn that things are more similar to home than they imagined.
69.
Explorers (1985)
Ben is obsessed with monster movies on late night television, reading comic books about space, and playing an arcade game with fighting space ships in his bedroom. Ben's best friend Wolfgang is a budding scientific genious, and when Ben describes a dream he had about the two of them flying in a spacecraft , Wolfgang creates a computer program that enables them to make such a machine. The boys take off to another galaxy and learn that things are more similar to home than they imagined.

Cast (short)

70.
On the Air (1939)
This musical short film presents a radio broadcast of several popular bands performing such musical numbers as "It Had to Be You" and "Tea for Two." Vitaphone Release B213.
71.
Saturday Night Swing Club (1938)
Bobby Hackett and his orchestra perform several sing numbers in this musical short.

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