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Also Known As: Died: September 28, 1964
Born: February 22, 1896 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Deming, New Mexico, USA Profession: Music ...


Music (feature film)

Allied (2016)
While on a mission to kill a German official, two assassins fall in love, get married and then discover that one is a double agent that the other now must eliminate.
Intern, The (2015)
Ben Whittaker is a 70-year-old widower who has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin.
Barney's Version (2010)
The story of the politically incorrect Barney Panofsky, who meets the love of his life at his wedding - and she is not the bride. Spanning three decades and two continents, Barney takes us through his long and gloriously full life.
Planet 51 (2009)
American astronaut Captain Charles "Chuck" Baker, lands on Planet 51 thinking he''s the first person to step foot on it. To his surprise, he finds that this planet is inhabited by little green people who are happily living in a white picket fence world reminiscent of a cheerfully innocent 1950s America, and whose only fear is that it will be overrun by alien invaders--like Chuck! With the help of his robot companion "Rover" and his new friend Lem, Chuck must navigate his way through the dazzling, but bewildering, landscape of Planet 51 in order to escape becoming a permanent part of the Planet 51 Alien Invaders Space Museum.
Me and Orson Welles (2009)
A high-schooler lucks into a role in a daring Broadway production of Julius Caesar. Cues, staging, and rehearsals: he has a lot to learn. And the first thing to learn is never upstage Mercury Theatre's genius director, 22-year-old Orson Welles.
Lust, Caution (2007)
Shanghai, 1942. The World War II Japanese occupation of this Chinese city continues in force. Mrs. Mak, a woman of sophistication and means, waits for a call at a cafe, as she remembers how her story began several years earlier, in 1938 China: she is not in fact Mrs. Mak, but shy Wong Chia Chi. With
Bucket List, The (2007)
A long time ago, Carter Chambers'' philosophy professor suggested that his students compose a "bucket list," a collection of all the things they wanted to do, see and experience in life before they kicked the bucket. But while Carter was trying to define his private dreams and plans, reality intruded. Marriage, children, myriad responsibilities and, ultimately, a 46-year job as an auto mechanic turned his concept of a bucket list into little more than a bittersweet memory of lost opportunities and a mental exercise he occasionally thought about to pass the time. Meanwhile, corporate billionaire Edward Cole never saw a list without a bottom line. He was always too busy making money and building an empire to think about what his deeper needs might be beyond the next big acquisition or cup of gourmet coffee. Then life delivered an urgent and unexpected wake-up call to both of them. Carter and Edward found themselves sharing a hospital room with plenty of time to think about what might happen next--and about how much of that was in their hands. For all their apparent differences, they discovered they had two very important things in common: an unrealized need to come to terms with who they were and the choices they''d made, and a pressing desire to spend the time they had left doing everything they ever wanted to do. So, against doctor''s orders and all good sense, these two virtual strangers check themselves out of the hospital and hit the road together for the adventure of a lifetime--from the Taj Mahal to the Serengeti, the finest restaurants to the seediest tattoo parlors, the cockpit of vintage race cars to the open door of a prop plane--with just a sheet of paper and their passion for life to guide them. Adding and crossing items off their list while taking in the grandeur and beauty of the world, they grapple with the difficult questions and the even more difficult answers that plague all of us. And, without even realizing it, become true friends.
We Own the Night (2007)
Bobby Green has turned his back on the family business. The popular manager of El Caribe, the legendary Russian-owned nightclub in Brooklyn's Brighton Beach, he has changed his last name and concealed his connection to a long line of distinguished New York cops. For Bobby, every night is a party, as
Shrek the Third (2007)
Being king isn''t for everyone--especially if you''re a prickly ogre who smells like the shallow end of a swamp. When Shrek married Fiona, the last thing he wanted was to rule Far Far Away, but when his frogger-in-law, King Harold, suddenly croaks, Shrek is quickly fitted for the crown. Now, unless the reluctant would-be king can find a suitable replacement, he''ll be royally screwed for the rest of his days. As if Shrek didn''t have enough on his plate, Princess Fiona has another little surprise on the way. With his head spinning and his belly in knots, Shrek sets off on a quest to find the only other possible heir to the throne, Fiona''s long-lost cousin Artie, an underachieving medieval high schooler. While the ogre is away, his old nemesis Prince Charming rears his handsome head and returns to the kingdom of Far Far Away with redemption on his shallow little mind. Even with Donkey and the ever-so-suave Puss-in-Boots by their side, it''s going to take an ogre-sized effort--and a whole lot of help from Fiona and her band of princesses--for Shrek and Artie to save the day and find their own "Happily Ever After."
Diving Bell and the Butterfly, The (2007)
Jean-Dominique Bauby AKA "Jean-Do," the high-flying editor of French Elle and father of two, was renowned for his sense of humor and style, his joie de vivre and amorous energy, when, in an instant, his world was plunged into the depths of catastrophe. Faced with a harrowing predicament, Jean-Do wil
Robots (2005) as Music ("Singin' In The Rain")
In a wondrously clanky universe populated solely by mechanical beings live memorable robots Rodney Copperbottom, a young genius inventor who dreams of helping robots everywhere; Cappy, a beautiful, dynamic and savvy bot with whom Rodney is instantly smitten; the nefarious corporate tyrant Ratchet wh
Shanghai Knights (2003) as Song ("Singin' In The Rain")
When a Chinese rebel murders Chon''s estranged father and escapes to England, Chon and Roy make their way to London with revenge on their minds. Chon''s sister, Lin, has the same idea, and uncovers a worldwide conspiracy to murder the royal family--but almost no one will believe her. With the help of a kindly Scotland Yard Inspector and a 10-year-old street urchin, the acrobatic Chon gives Victorian Britain a kick in the pants as he attempts to avenge his father''s death--and keep the romance-minded Roy away from his sister.
Lost in Translation (2003) as Composer
Bob Harris and Charlotte are two Americans in Tokyo. Bob is a movie star in town to shoot a whiskey commercial, while Charlotte is a young woman tagging along with her workaholic photographer husband. Unable to sleep, Bob and Charlotte cross paths one night in the luxury hotel bar. This chance meeti
Hollywood Ending (2002) as Song ("Going 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.
Wonder Boys (2000) as Composer
An unfinished novel, a stolen car, a murdered pet, an unstable student, a fed-up wife, a pregnant lover--it's safe to say that Grady Tripp has a number of issues to deal with this weekend. Grady is a 50-ish English professor who hasn't had a thing published in years--not since he wrote his award-win
Godzilla (1998) as Song ("Singin' In The Rain")
A blinding flash of white light fills the sky above the French Polynesian islands. Giant footsteps plow an ominous path through miles of Panamanian forests and beaches. Ships off the U.S. coast capsize, dragged into a rolling sea where they are instantly demolished. This incessant, inexplicable dest
Waterboy, The (1998) as Song ("Temptation")
Bobby Boucher, a socially inept 31-year-old from the swamps of Louisiana, is home schooled and sheltered by his over-protective Mama. His only contact with society is his waterboy job for a college team where the players relentlessly make fun of him, and his coach doesn''t let him fight back. This all changes when Bobby gets a new coach who lets him stand up for himself. Bobby finally releases years of pent up rage and is transformed into the most devastating tackler on the team. Now Bobby has to learn how to play football and go to college, all behind his Mama''s back. Let''s just hope Mama doesn''t find out.
Object of My Affection, The (1998) as Song ("You Were Meant For Me")
Nina is the stepsister of the wife of a successful literary agent. While at a dinner party hosted by the former, she inadvertently informs an acquaintance, George, that his lover, Robert, is dumping him. After the inevitable confrontation, George takes up Nina's invitation to stay at her place until
There's Something About Mary (1998) as Song ("Temptations")
There's something about Mary that still bewitches Ted. Although he hasn't seen her in over a dozen years, since that shameful prom night, his heart still flutters at the recollection of her. He's still crazy about her after all these years, and curious as to her whereabouts. At the insistence of his
Can't Hardly Wait (1998) as Song ("Lucas With The Lid Off")
Story of six kids, and a party, on the night of the high school graduation.
Lolita (1997) as Song ("Temptation")
The year is 1947 and Humbert Humbert, a professor of French literature, travels to a small town to take a teaching post. He rooms with a sexy widow named Charlotte Haze and her 12-year-old daughter Lolita. Charlotte sees the dashing Humbert as the fulfillment of all her dreams and avidly begins to p
I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997) as Song ("Beautiful Girl")
Three friends accidently hit and kill someone while they are driving drunk. They opt not to tell anyone about the murder and, in time, they pretend to forget about it. Their crime comes back to haunt them the following summer when they each start receiving mysterious letters from someone who knows what they''ve done.
That's Entertainment! III (1994) as Music ("Singin' In The Rain" From "Hollywood Revue Of 1929" "Follow In My Footsteps/ Your Broadway And My Broadway/ Broadway Rhythm" From "Broadway Melody Of 1938" "Good Morning" From "Babes In Arms" "You Are My Lucky Star" Outtake "You Stepped Out Of A Dream" From "Ziegfeld Girl" "Dance Of Fury" From "The Kissing Bandit")
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.
Noises Off (1992) as Song ("Broadway Melody")
British farce about the disintegration of a third-rate theater company on a tour of the provinces.
What About Bob? (1991) as Song ("Singin' In The Rain")
An insecure mental patient horns in on his psychiatrist''''s family vacation.
Crimes And Misdemeanors (1989) as Song ("All I Do Dream Of You")
In parallel stories, a wealthy doctor deals with a blackmailing mistress while a filmmaker shoots a documentary about a corrupt TV producer.
Bert Rigby, You're a Fool (1989) as Songs ("Singin' In The Rain" "You Were Meant For Me" "Make 'Em Laugh" "Good Morning" "Broadway Melody" "Broadway Rhythm" "You Are My Lucky Star")
An English coal miner gives up his job and girl to join an amateur show that will tour in the United States.
Year My Voice Broke, The (1988) as Song ("Temptation")
Die Hard (1988) as Song ("Singin' In The Rain")
Detective John McClane inadvertently becomes embroiled in a hostage situation when his wife's office is taken over by German terrorists, lead by the devilish Hans Gruber.
Slugger's Wife, The (1985)
When baseball player Darryl Palmer falls in love with a singer named Debby, he repeatedly asks her out and each time he fails to get a date, his performance in his next game suffers. Eventually, Darryl and Debby do become a couple, his average goes up, and they get married. But Debby finds herself b
Trail of the Pink Panther (1982)
A television reporter tries to get to the real story behind Inspector Clouseau.
Just a Gigolo (1978) as Song ("Black Bottom")
Lucky Lady (1975) as Song ("All I Do Is Dream Of You")
Walker and Kibby run a liquor smuggling operation in Mexico during Prohibition. They team up with Claire, a cabaret singer with connections to some nightclub owners. Things get complicated when Walker and Kibby both fall in love with Claire who can't decide which one she likes the best. But while th
The Sunshine Boys (1975) as Music ("Make 'Em Laugh")
A feuding comedy team reunites for a television comeback.
The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971) as Composer
A madman uses the plagues of ancient Egypt to avenge his wife''''s death.
The Boy Friend (1971) as Composer
The understudy goes on for the star and finds love.
A Clockwork Orange (1971) as Composer
Scientists use mind-control experiments to turn a gang leader against violence.
Doctor, You've Got To Be Kidding (1967) as Composer
Four suitors pursue a pregnant singer to the maternity ward.
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.
Seven Hills of Rome (1958) as Composer
A television star finds love while trying to get away from it all in Rome.
The Affairs of Dobie Gillis (1953) as Composer
A lovesick teenager searches for romance at college.
Singin' in the Rain (1952) as Composer
A silent-screen swashbuckler finds love while trying to adjust to the coming of sound.
With a Song in My Heart (1952) as Composer
This film focuses on the rise of an aspiring songstress.
Bloodhounds of Broadway (1952) as Composer
Pagan Love Song (1950) as Composer
An American tourist romances a Tahitian beauty.
Three Little Words (1950) as Composer
Musical biography of songwriters Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby, who surreptitiously helped each other out of jams.
Mother Didn't Tell Me (1950) as Composer
The Bribe (1949) as Composer
A sultry singer tries to tempt a federal agent from the straight-and-narrow.
A Woman's Secret (1949) as Composer
A retired singer takes on a protegee only to be betrayed by her.
The Kissing Bandit (1949) as Composer
A timid young man is forced to follow in his father's footsteps as a notorious masked bandit.
On an Island with You (1948) as Composer
A movie star falls for a handsome naval officer during location shooting in Hawaii.
A Date with Judy (1948) as Composer
A teenager thinks her father is involved with a fiery Latin singer.
You Were Meant for Me (1948) as Composer
A small town girl finds married life difficult with a bandleader in the 1920s.
The Gangster (1947) as Composer
A troubled gangster, who has lost all faith in people, loses his weak grip on life.
Holiday in Mexico (1946) as Composer
An ambassador''''s daughter falls for a famous musician.
Eadie Was a Lady (1945) as Composer
Edithea Alden, a college girl from a wealthy family, is working at night as dancer in a nightclub. When the leading lady Rose is loosing the customers attractiong, Editha gets her job, but due to the fact that her double life could be discoverd, she quits, the nightclub is forced to close. In college she gets a role in the annual college show. The ex-nightclubowner finds out who his star really was, and gets her back, but on opening night they are arrested, because the former star has found out the truth about the job offer. After that the college wants to expell her.
The Great Morgan (1945) as Composer
An actor's attempt to produce a movie results in a collection of random musical numbers.
Song of the Sarong (1945) as Composer
Night Club Girl (1945) as Composer
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944) as Composer
Young love and childish fears highlight a year in the life of a turn-of-the-century family.
Hi, Beautiful (1944) as Composer
Swing Fever (1944) as Composer
A bandleader with hypnotic powers tries to train a boxer.
Greenwich Village (1944) as Composer
A speakeasy owner steals a serious young composer''''s songs so he can produce a musical.
Wintertime (1943) as Composer
A figure skating champion tries to save a failing resort hotel from bankruptcy.
Presenting Lily Mars (1943) as Composer
A small-town girl fights for her big chance on Broadway.
Ziegfeld Girl (1941) as Composer
Three showgirls in the Ziegfeld Follies face romantic trials on their way to the top.
Penny Serenade (1941) as Composer
A woman on the verge of divorce recalls her heartbreaking attempts to adopt a child.
Two Girls on Broadway (1940) as Composer
A sister act splits up over love.
Little Nellie Kelly (1940) as Composer
The daughter of Irish immigrants patches up differences between her father and grandfather and rises to the top on Broadway.
Andy Hardy Meets Debutante (1940) as Composer
A teenage boy goes into debt to court a Manhattan socialite.
Babes in Arms (1939) as Composer
A group of second-generation entertainers puts on a show to launch their careers.
Broadway Melody of 1938 (1937) as Composer
Backstage problems jeopardize a Broadway musical.
Thoroughbreds Don't Cry (1937) as Composer
A young jockey goes crooked to land a valuable riding job.
The Devil Is a Sissy (1936) as Composer
A British boy in New York tries to join a tenement gang.
San Francisco (1936) as Composer
A beautiful singer and a battling priest try to reform a Barbary Coast saloon owner in the days before the big earthquake.
After the Thin Man (1936) as Composer
Married sleuths Nick and Nora Charles try to clear Nora''''s cousin of a murder charge.
No More Ladies (1935) as Composer
A society girl tries to reform her playboy husband by making him jealous.
Broadway Melody of 1936 (1935) as Composer
A Broadway columnist tries to use an innocent dancer to frame a producer.
A Night at the Opera (1935) as Composer
Three zanies turn an operatic performance into chaos in their efforts to promote their protege''s romance with the leading lady.
Riptide (1934) as Composer
A chorus girl weds a British lord then falls for an old flame.
Hollywood Party (1934) as Composer
A movie star's gala celebration creates chaos.
Student Tour (1934) as Composer
A philosophy professor gets stuck chaperoning a student tour of the world.
Sadie McKee (1934) as Composer
A working girl suffers through three troubled relationships on her road to prosperity.
Hide-Out (1934) as Composer
Farmers take in an injured racketeer and try to reform him.
Take a Chance (1933) as Composer
Hold Your Man (1933) as Composer
A hard-boiled babe and a con man wear down each other's rough edges.
Going Hollywood (1933) as Composer
A girl poses as a French maid to catch a singing star.
Should Ladies Behave (1933) as Composer
A young girl falls for her aunt's lover.
Peg O' My Heart (1933) as Composer
A spunky Irish girl inherits a place in a British estate.
The Barbarian (1933) as Composer
An Arab prince masquerades as a tour guide to court a beautiful American.
Stage Mother (1933) as Composer
A young actress's mother will sacrifice anything, even her daughter, for money.
A Woman Commands (1932) as Composer
Rockabye (1932) as Composer
A Broadway star tries to hold onto an adopted child and a younger man.
Speak Easily (1932) as Composer
A professor gets mixed up with chorus girls in a Broadway musical.
A Woman Commands (1932) as Music Score
One Heavenly Night (1931) as Composer
A flower seller goes into exile in place of a notorious opera singer.
Millie (1931) as Composer
A prostitute turns to murder to protect her teenage daughters honor.
Lord Byron of Broadway (1930) as Composer
A Broadway tunesmith uses a string of women as inspiration.
Montana Moon (1930) as Composer
A flapper weds a cowboy and has to adjust to life out West.
Good News (1930) as Interpolations
A college football star falls for his mousy French tutor.
Good News (1930) as Composer
A college football star falls for his mousy French tutor.
Whoopee! (1930) as Composer
Western sheriff Bob Wells is preparing to marry Sally Morgan; she loves part-Indian Wanenis, whose race is an obstacle. Sally flees the wedding with hypochondriac Henry Williams, who thinks he's just giving her a ride; but she left a note saying they've eloped! Chasing them are jilted Bob, Henry's nurse Mary (who's been trying to seduce him) and others.
The Broadway Melody (1929) as Composer
Love and success break up a vaudeville sister act.
The Pagan (1929) as Composer
A South Seas native falls for a white woman.
The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (1929) as Composer
Sketches and songs give MGM''''s silent stars a chance to show their stuff in talking pictures.
Marianne (1929) as Composer
Two American soldiers fall for the same French girl during World War I.
The Show of Shows (1929) as Composer
Warner Bros. stars perform a series of musical and dramatic sketches.
Untamed (1929) as Composer
An oil heiress raised to be wild falls for a penniless young man.

Cast (short)

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's The Songwriters' Revue (1930)
This short showcases composers and lyricists of songs that are now considered standards of American popular music.

Music (short)

Hollywood Party (1937)
In this short film, Elissa Landi and Charley Chase host an East Asian themed garden tea party in Hollywood.

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