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Also Known As: Died: December 10, 1969
Born: March 26, 1907 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA Profession: Music ...
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Music (feature film)

1.
Gamer (2009)
Set in the near future is the ultimate multiplayer game "Slayers," where human controllers direct each thought and move of real-life prison inmates battling in hyper-intense environments. The goal for them is freedom and the penalty is death.
2.
Rocketman (1997) as Song ("When You Wish Upon A Star")
A geeky spacecraft designer gets the chance of a lifetime to be on the first crew to travel to Mars.
3.
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) as Song ("When You Wish Upon A Star")
A blue-collar worker's encounter with a UFO leaves him a changed man.
4.
Strange Bedfellows (1965) as Music
In London, stuffy statesman Carter Harrison meets Toni, a Bohemian artist with a hot Italian temper. The two impulsively marry and then find that they disagree on everything. Shortly afterward they separate. We then meet them five years later on the eve before their divorce becomes final. After seeing each other again, sparks are reignited and they spend the night together. Reality sets in when morning comes and they begin arguing again. Once again, divorce proceedings are on, until Carter that an important promotion hinges on whether he's married. He schemes to win back Toni and eventually succeeds. But can he keep her from destroying his career by posing as Lady Godiva in a protest movement?
5.
Guns of Diablo (1964)
A man and a boy scouting supplies for a wagon train come up against a crooked town boss.
6.
7 Faces of Dr. Lao (1964) as Music
A Chinese showman uses his magical powers to save a Western town from itself.
7.
The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm (1962) as Music Score
Fanciful biography of the German fairy-tale collectors, with reenactments of three of their stories.
8.
The Honeymoon Machine (1961) as Composer
Two sailors discover a way to beat the roulette tables in a Venice casino.
9.
The Honeymoon Machine (1961) as Music
Two sailors discover a way to beat the roulette tables in a Venice casino.
10.
The Facts of Life (1960) as Music Composition and Conducting
Suburban marrieds are tempted to dabble in adultery.
11.
Visit to a Small Planet (1960) as Music Score
Jerry Lewis is Kreton, a childish alien who, against his teacher's will leaves his planet to visit the Earth, and lands in the backyard of a famous television journalist who doesn't believe in U.F.O's and aliens. Wanting to study humans but not able to fully understand them, Kreton makes a mess out of it, generating a lot of comic situations.
12.
These Thousand Hills (1959) as Music
13.
The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker (1959) as Music
In early 1900s' Pennsylvania, Mr. Pennypacker has two company offices and two families with a combined total of 17 children. With an office in Harrisburg and an office in Philadelphia, he has successfully kept two separate homes. However, when an emergency requires his oldest son to find him, Mr. Pennypacker's dual life is revealed.
14.
Holiday for Lovers (1959) as Music
15.
Warlock (1959) as Music
A Western town hires a famous gunman to rid it of outlaws.
16.
Ten North Frederick (1958) as Music
At her father's funeral, Ann Chapin thinks back over the last five years of his life, years of apparent political and personal failure dominated by a selfish and dissatified wife and eased only by alcohol. But it starts to emerge that there was in fact one brief and unsuspected period of happiness and love.
17.
Man of the West (1958) as Music
A reformed outlaw is among the hostages when his former colleagues rob a train.
18.
The True Story of Jesse James (1957) as Music
The young Rebel turns to crime after the Civil War's end.
19.
The Wayward Bus (1957) as Music
20.
No Down Payment (1957) as Music
The marital difficulties of four couples living in a southern California housing development become intertwined. Among the unhappy couples are ne'er-do-well Jerry Flagg and his long-suffering wife Isabelle, flirtatious Leola Boone and her sadistic husband Troy, hard working Herman Kreitzer and his understanding wife Betty, and newlyweds Jean and David Martin.
21.
The Enemy Below (1957) as Music
During World War II, the USS Haynes, an American destroyer escort discovers a German U-boat in the South Atlantic. A deadly duel between the two ships ensues, and Captain Murrell must draw upon all his experience to defeat the equally experienced German commander.
22.
The Last Frontier (1956) as Music Composition
A backwoodsman signs on as scout for a remote Army fort.
23.
23 Paces to Baker Street (1956) as Music
A blind playwright living in London overhears part of a conversation that propels him into a desperate race to find a kidnapped child.
24.
Teenage Rebel (1956) as Music
A sometimes sappy, yet effective melodrama about a woman who tries to make amends with her teenage daughter that she gave up at the end of an unhappy marriage. When Nancy Fallon's daughter, Dorothy, is sent to live with her and her new family after years of separation, the struggle to maintain some semblance of family quickly deteriorates. (Nancy's ex-husband was able to persuade the courts to let him keep the girl because the mother was seen as unfit.) Now Dorothy's father has an interest other than her and to appease his new love interest, he asks Nancy to take and raise their daughter. This begins a tumultuous time in Dorothy's life as well as her mothers.
25.
The Bottom of the Bottle (1956) as Music
Patrick Martin (Joseph Cotten), known as P.M., is a wealthy attorney and rancher big-man-in-town in the border town of Nogales, Arizona. He returns home to find his brother Donald (Van Johnson)hiding in his garage. A former drunkard, Donald had been sent to the penitentiary five years previously for killing a man in a barroom brawl. It was in self-defense but P.M. hadn't defended his brother and he was convicted. Donald has escaped and wants his brother to help him across the Santa Cruz River into the Mexico-side Nogales, where his wife (Shirley Patterson as Shawn Smith)and children (Kim Charney and Sandy Deschler) are in dire straits. The straits get even dier when P.M. tells him the river is flooded and it will be days before anyone can cross. And P.M. is all a'twitter because his wife Nora (Ruth Roman), whom he married after Donald had gone to prison, doesn't know about his jail-bird brother. He introduces Donald to Nora and the rest of his Cadillac Cowboy and ranch society friends as an old friend, and is kept busy trying to make sure old Donald doesn't find anything harder that ginger ale to drink. Donald gets a telephone call telling him that his family has gone from dire straits to destitution and when P.M. won't get some money to them through his contacts in the Mexico side of Nogales, Donald knocks him down and grabs a couple of bottles of whiskey and dashes out of the house into the rain.
27.
Good Morning, Miss Dove (1955) as Music
A devoted teacher sacrifices personal happiness to stay with her students.
28.
House of Bamboo (1955) as Music
An Army investigator infiltrates a Tokyo crime syndicate to solve a colleague's murder.
29.
Money from Home (1954) as Music Score
Matt and Dean are in trouble. Dean owes tons of gambling debts. To pay it off, he promises to fix a horse, so that it does not run. To do that, he intends to use his animal lover, veterenian apprentice cousin, Jerry to do this. Of course, he doesn't tell Jerry the real reason. Hilarity ensues as mistaken identies are assumed, while along the way, Jerry meets a female vet and Dean falls for the owner of the horse he's promised to fix. Goons and mobsters are also lurking around; so beware!
30.
Susan Slept Here (1954) as Music
A Hollywood screenwriter takes in a runaway girl who's more woman than he can handle.
31.
Broken Lance (1954) as Music
Cattle baron Matt Devereaux raids a copper smelter that is polluting his water, then divides his property among his sons. Son Joe takes responsibility for the raid and gets three years in prison. Matt dies from a stroke partly caused by his rebellious sons and when Joe gets out he plans revenge.
32.
Black Widow (1954) as Music
A young stage hopeful (Peggy Ann Gardner), is murdered and suspicion falls on her mentor, a Broadway producer (Van Heflin).
33.
Pickup on South Street (1953) as Music
A petty thief accidentally steals a communist spy's purse.
34.
The Desert Rats (1953) as Music
A desperate band of Allied soldiers fights off the Nazis in North Africa.
35.
Vicki (1953) as Music
Supermodel Vicki Lynn, whose face is seen everywhere, is murdered, and ace homicide cop Ed Cornell cuts his vacation short to take the case personally. In flashback we see how Vicki rose from ambitious waitress to big black headlines, courtesy of clever publicity man Steve Christopher. Now Cornell seems determined to get Christopher convicted in what begins to seem like a bizarre personal vendetta. Is Steve caught like a rat in a trap?
36.
Taxi (1953) as Music
37.
Down Among the Sheltering Palms (1953) as Incidental mus
Two Army officers stationed in the South Pacific find romance in this idyllic setting.
38.
My Wife's Best Friend (1952) as Music
39.
The Las Vegas Story (1952) as Music
When newlyweds visit Las Vegas, the wife's shady past comes to the surface.
40.
My Pal Gus (1952) as Music
41.
Monkey Business (1952) as Music
A scientist's search for the fountain of youth makes him and his wife regress to childhood.
42.
His Kind of Woman (1951) as Music
A deported gangster causes problems for guests at a Mexican resort.
43.
I Want You (1951) as Music
The draft and the Korean War threaten a small-town romance.
44.
The Guy Who Came Back (1951) as Music
Former football star Harry Joplin is down on his luck, both in his career and in his married life. He seems convinced of his own unworthiness, but a chance to play in a charity football game helps him see his life in a new light.
45.
Behave Yourself! (1951) as Music
A young couple''s dog gets them mixed up in a string of murders.
46.
Double Dynamite (1951) as Music Score
A bank teller reaps the rewards of saving a gangster's life, but can't reveal where he got the money.
47.
On the Loose (1951) as Music
When she's branded as a "bad girl," a troubled teen fights for her parents' approval.
48.
The Company She Keeps (1951) as Music
A lady con artist sets out to steal her parole officer's fiance.
49.
Call Me Mister (1951) as Incidental mus
G.I. Sergeant Shep Dooley, former stage star awaiting discharge in postwar Tokyo, meets his estranged love Kay when she arrives to entertain the troops. Shep, who hasn't exactly lost his former irresponsibility, does his best to court Kay anew...but she has no lack of other admirers as she labors to put on a soldier show.
50.
That's My Boy (1951) as Music Score
51.
My Friend Irma Goes West (1950) as Music Score
52.
Perfect Strangers (1950) as Orig mus
A divorcee finds love with a married man while they both sit on a jury.
53.
The Happy Years (1950) as Music
Friends and family try to tame an unruly student at the turn of the century.
54.
The Woman on Pier 13 (1950) as Music
Communists blackmail a shipping executive into spying for them.
55.
The Judge Steps Out (1949) as Music
A judge flees the pressures of professional and family life for a job as a short-order cook.
56.
It Happens Every Spring (1949) as Music
A scientist invents a baseball that can't be hit.
57.
They Live by Night (1949) as Music
After an unjust prison sentence, a young innocent gets mixed-up with hardened criminals and a violent escape.
58.
The Big Steal (1949) as Music
Seduction and murder follow the theft of an Army payroll.
59.
The Boy with Green Hair (1948) as Music
An orphaned boy mystically acquires green hair and a mission to end war.
60.
The Miracle of the Bells (1948) as Music
A town supports the memory of an aspiring actress who dies before her first film premieres.
61.
Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948) as Music
A New York businessman's dream of a country home is shattered when he buys a tumbledown rural shack.
62.
The Velvet Touch (1948) as Composer
After accidentally killing her lecherous producer, a famous actress tries to hide her guilt.
63.
The Velvet Touch (1948) as Music Score
After accidentally killing her lecherous producer, a famous actress tries to hide her guilt.
64.
Mystery in Mexico (1948) as Composer
An insurance agent searches Mexico for a missing colleague.
65.
Station West (1948) as Composer
A federal agent takes on a gang of gold thieves.
66.
Every Girl Should Be Married (1948) as Music
A young woman uses scientific research to trap a man into marriage.
67.
Beat the Band (1947) as Music
A country girl tries to conquer the world of opera.
68.
The Bachelor and the Bobby Soxer (1947) as Music
A teenage girl's crush on a playboy spells trouble, particularly when he falls for her older sister.
69.
Honeymoon (1947) as Music
A teen bride eloping to Mexico suddenly falls for an older man.
70.
A Likely Story (1947) as Music
A World War II veteran who thinks he's dying gets mixed up with gangsters.
71.
Honeymoon (1947) as Composer
A teen bride eloping to Mexico suddenly falls for an older man.
72.
The Farmer's Daughter (1947) as Music
When she goes to work for a congressman, a Minnesota farm girl takes Washington by storm.
73.
Fun and Fancy Free (1947) as Composer
Disney version of fairy tale "Jack and the Beanstalk", featuring Mickey, Donald and Goofy in the main roles. Also contains another short film, re-released as "Bongo"
74.
Beat the Band (1947) as Composer
A country girl tries to conquer the world of opera.
75.
Tycoon (1947) as Music
While building a tunnel through the Andes, an engineer falls in love with his possessive boss's daughter.
76.
Child of Divorce (1946) as Music
A sensitive girl has trouble adjusting to her parents'' divorce.
77.
Crack-Up (1946) as Music
An art critic risks his reputation and his life to track down a forgery racket.
78.
Till the End of Time (1946) as Music Score
A returning World War II veteran falls for a troubled war widow.
79.
From This Day Forward (1946) as Music
In flashbacks, the 1938 courtship and marriage of young machinist Bill Cummings and bookstore clerk Susan are recalled: newlywed bliss, unemployment and other tribulations, opportunity with a hidden drawback, war and separation. Now out of the army, Bill job-hunts and worries about the future...
80.
Nocturne (1946) as Composer
A police detective refuses to believe a composer''s death was suicide.
81.
Road to Utopia (1946) as Music Score
Two song-and-dance men on the run masquerade as killers during the Alaskan gold rush.
82.
Lady Luck (1946) as Music
A woman from a family of gamblers marries one and tries to reform him.
83.
Nocturne (1946) as Music
A police detective refuses to believe a composer''s death was suicide.
84.
From This Day Forward (1946) as Composer
In flashbacks, the 1938 courtship and marriage of young machinist Bill Cummings and bookstore clerk Susan are recalled: newlywed bliss, unemployment and other tribulations, opportunity with a hidden drawback, war and separation. Now out of the army, Bill job-hunts and worries about the future...
85.
The Truth About Murder (1946) as Music
A prosecutor's girlfriend sets out to prove a murder suspect is innocent.
86.
Isle of the Dead (1945) as Music
The inhabitants of a Balkans island under quarantine fear that one of their number is a vampire.
87.
Mama Loves Papa (1945) as Music
A wimp named playground commissioner takes on corrupt city officials.
88.
China Sky (1945) as Music
A dedicated doctor joins the Chinese in their fight against Japanese invaders.
89.
What a Blonde (1945) as Music
A man defies his jealous wife to open his home to a group of chorus girls.
90.
George White's Scandals (1945) as Composer
Two sets of lovers come together while working on a big musical.
91.
Having Wonderful Crime (1945) as Music
Three amateur detectives try to find a missing magician.
92.
Man Alive (1945) as Music
A man thought dead returns as a ghost to scare off his wife's suitors.
93.
The Brighton Strangler (1945) as Music
An actor playing a notorious killer begins to live the part.
94.
Johnny Angel (1945) as Music
A sailor sets out to solve his father's murder.
95.
First Yank into Tokyo (1945) as Music
An army pilot infiltrates the Japanese during World War II.
96.
Government Girl (1944) as Music
An aviation engineer and a government secretary are thrown together by the war effort.
97.
Tender Comrade (1944) as Music
Lady welders pool their resources to share a house during World War II.
98.
Follow the Boys (1944) as Music Director
99.
A Night of Adventure (1944) as Music Director
A lawyer tries to clear his wife's lover of murder charges.
100.
Music in Manhattan (1944) as Music
An actress's publicist starts a rumor that she's a war hero's secret bride.
101.
Heavenly Days (1944) as Music
When they're named Mr. and Mrs. Average Man, a small-town couple embarks on a whirlwind tour of Washington.
102.
The Nazis Strike (1943) as Orig mus compositions by
German treaty violations lead to the start of World War II.
103.
Johnny Come Lately (1943) as Music Director
104.
Margin for Error (1943) as Music
It is a toss-up as to who is most displeased when Patrolman Moe Finkelstein (Milton Berle) is given the duty of guarding the German consulate ran by Karl Baumer (Otto Preminger); neither Moe nor Baumer are too happy with this turn of events. Moe, however, quickly becomes fiends with the other residents of the consulate: Sophie Baumer (Joan Bennett), the consul's wife; the secretary Baron Max Von Alvenstor (Carl Esmond); and a pretty maid named Freida (Poldi Dur as Poldy Dur.)Moe senses an underlying tension that is not entirely accounted for by the gathering clouds of war. The gambling-loving Baumer has lost a large sum of money belonging to the German government, Sophie has learned to hate her husband and what he stands for and represents, and Baron Max has fallen in love with her. Max confronts Baumer with the discrepancy in the consulate's funds, and Baumer threatens to inform Berlin that one of Max's grandparents was not "Aryan." The arrival of a group of Nazi saboteurs (Ted North, Elmer Jack Semple and J. Norton Dunn) and the insistence they be given the funds to finance their project stirs consulate affairs even further.
105.
The More the Merrier (1943) as Music
The World War II housing shortage brings three people together for an unlikely romance.
106.
The Pride of the Yankees (1943) as Music
Baseball legend Lou Gehrig faces a crippling disease at the height of his success.
107.
The Sky's the Limit (1943) as Music Director
A pilot on leave falls for a pretty news photographer.
108.
Know Your Ally: Britain (1943) as Music Composition
109.
Prelude to War (1943) as Orig mus comp
The rise of the fascists in Germany and Italy and Japan's growing aggression put the world on the brink of war.
110.
They Got Me Covered (1943) as Music
An unemployed reporter tracks down a Nazi spy ring to get his job back.
111.
Careful Soft Shoulder (1942) as Music
At a December 7, 1941 Washington cocktail party, Connie Mathew (Virginia Bruce) is not amused by the romantic advances of playboy Tommy Aldrich (James Ellison), son of an important Navy consultant. The party is shocked by the news of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and Connie blithely announces she would like to serve Uncle Sam as a new version of Mata Hari. She finds Mr. Fortune (Aubrey Mather) waiting for her when she gets home and he introduces himself as a member of the Secret Service and asks her to join his staff. Thinking it is a practical joke by Tommy, she accepts. Fortune tells Connie her first assignment is to get friendly with Tommy, as the government suspects him of selling convoy information that he gets from his father to enemy agents. She does so, falls in love with him and finds out he is 100% loyal. Mr. Fortune takes Connie and Tommy captive. Connie's sister, Agatha (Sheila Ryan), had earlier suspected Mr. Fortune and she was taken prisoner by his Axis spies.
112.
The Lady Has Plans (1942) as Music Score
Some dastardly criminals have stolen some top secret plans and tattoo them on the back of a woman so she can sell them to the highest bidder in Lisbon. This woman plans to take the place of a 'Sidney Royce', a legitimate traveler going to Lisbon as a reporter. Crossed signals allows the real Sidney to reach Portugal first, where she is pursued by those trying to obtain the plans and US government agents trying to prevent the sale.
113.
Whispering Ghosts (1942) as Music
114.
You Were Never Lovelier (1942) as Music Director
An Argentine heiress thinks a penniless American dancer is her secret admirer.
115.
Mr. Bug Goes to Town (1941) as Atmospheric mus created and cond by
In a vacant corner lot off Broadway (by about a yard) is a place called the Lowlands by the tiny community that lives there. Bugs and insects are neighbors and hang out at the Honey Shop of old Mr. Bumble the bee and his daughter Honey.
116.
The Reluctant Dragon (1941) as Music Score
117.
Pinocchio (1940) as Composer
Inventor Gepetto creates a wooden marionette called Pinocchio. His wish that Pinocchio be a real boy is unexpectedly granted by a fairy. The fairy assigns Jiminy Cricket to act as Pinocchio's "conscience" and keep him out of trouble. Jiminy is not too successful in this endeavor and most of the film is spent with Pinocchio deep in trouble.
118.
Blondie Has Servant Trouble (1940) as Music
Mr. Dithers has a house he can't unload because it is rumored to be haunted. When he lets the Bumsteads move into it, they discover sliding panels and secret passages. The haunting is the work of the butler and his wife who figure the house rightfully belongs to them.
119.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) as Music
From the old fairy tale, a jealous queen attempts to get rid of her beautiful step-daughter, Snow White, who takes refuge with seven dwarfs in their forest home. The queen changes into a witch and tempts Snow White with a poisoned apple which puts her into an everlasting sleep, until a prince finds her in a glass coffin and awakens her with Love's First Kiss.

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