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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
New Orleans (1947) as
A gambling-hall owner goes straight when he discovers the market for Chicago jazz.
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Wintertime (1943) as
Nora and her uncle get railroaded into spending the night at a broken-down hotel in Canada. After Nora falls for the handsome owner, she convinces her uncle to invest in the inn and modernize it. After the hotel opens, Nora's uncle faces financial ruin and her romance hit a snag in the form of pretty reporter.
6.
What's Cookin'? (1942) as
J. P. Courtney wants to update the music on the radio program he sponsors, but his wife, Agatha Courtney, is the final authority and addicted to the classics and won't allow him to replace Professor Bistell and his symphonic orchestra. Conspiring with his daughter Sue and her friends, Marvo the Great, the Andrews Sisters, Anne Payne and bandleader Woody Herman, they devise a sabotage plot that gets rid of Professor Bistell, and a new sound is soon heard on the program.

Music (feature film)

7.
Revolutionary Road (2008)
Set during the 1950s, a passionate young couple living in suburban Connecticut decides to risk everything to pursue their dreams. They're willing to break away from the ordinary - but can they do it without breaking apart?
8.
The Human Stain (2003) as Composer
Coleman Silk is a man who, throughout his life, has been a master of deception and self-reinvention. As a promising college student, Coleman's first love, Steena, is shattered by a secret. Years later, as an esteemed professor, his career is ruined by false accusations. Now as he embarks on a scanda
9.
Pearl Harbor (2001) as Song Performer ("Blues In The Night (My Mama Done Tol Me"))
On a sleepy Sunday morning in December as children played and families prayed, squadrons of Japanese war planes screamed across the skies of a Hawaiian paradise and launched a surprise attack on the U.S. armed forces at Pearl Harbor--the infamous day that jolted America from peaceful isolationism to total war and altered the course of world history. The story focuses on the life changing events surrounding December 7, 1941 and the war's devastating impact on two daring young pilots--one from the U.S. Army Air Corps, the other from the British Royal Air Force--and a beautiful dedicated nurse, with whom both of them fall in love. It is a tale of catastrophic defeat, heroic victory, personal courage and overwhelming love set against a backdrop of wartime action.
10.
Joe Gould's Secret (2000) as Song Performer ("Tiny'S Blues")
Set in New York City during the 1940s and 50s, a time when artists and writers often gathered together in a neighborhood called Greenwich Village, this is the true story of the friendship between famed New Yorker writer Joseph Mitchell and bohemian Joe Gould, a self-proclaimed scholar of the NYC str
11.
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997) as Song ("Early Autumn")
A visiting city reporter's assignment suddenly revolves around the murder trial of a local millionaire.
12.
Grass Harp, The (1995) as Song Perfomer ("Woodchopper'S Ball")
Based on the novel by Truman Capote, the story is set in the 1940s in a small southern town. After his mother dies, Collin Fenwick, comes to live with his father's maiden cousins, Verena and Dolly Talbo. Verena is a rigid and proper businesswoman who owns half the stores in their small town. Collin
13.
Grass Harp, The (1995) as Song
Based on the novel by Truman Capote, the story is set in the 1940s in a small southern town. After his mother dies, Collin Fenwick, comes to live with his father's maiden cousins, Verena and Dolly Talbo. Verena is a rigid and proper businesswoman who owns half the stores in their small town. Collin
14.
Mascara (1989) as Song ("Shanghai Lily")
15.
Country Western Hoedown (1967) as Composer
16.
Don't Fence Me In (1945) as Composer
A lady reporter travels West to dig up the truth about a long dead bandit.
17.
Earl Carroll Vanities (1945) as Composer
18.
What's Cookin'? (1942) as Composer
J. P. Courtney wants to update the music on the radio program he sponsors, but his wife, Agatha Courtney, is the final authority and addicted to the classics and won't allow him to replace Professor Bistell and his symphonic orchestra. Conspiring with his daughter Sue and her friends, Marvo the Great, the Andrews Sisters, Anne Payne and bandleader Woody Herman, they devise a sabotage plot that gets rid of Professor Bistell, and a new sound is soon heard on the program.

Cast (special)

19.
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (1985)
Coverage of the 1985 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, telecast live from New York City.
20.
One Night Stands (1967) as Guest
A behind-the-scenes look at the grind of touring with a band.
21.
Swingin' Singin' Years, The (1960) as Guest
The program recalls the music and songs of the 1940s.

Music (special)

22.
Cincinnati Pops Holiday: Big Band New Year's Eve (1997) as Song ("Woodchopper'S Ball")
A New Year's Eve celebration with Erich Kunzel conducting the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra. Doc Severinsen on trumpet, Ed Shaughnessy on drums, Eddie Daniels on clarinet, Paul Piller on trombone and singer Patti Page join Kunzel and the orchestra in music from the 1930s and 40s. Ballroom dancers Tim an
23.
One Night Stands (1967) as Music Director
A behind-the-scenes look at the grind of touring with a band.
24.
Swingin' Singin' Years, The (1960) as Orchestrations
The program recalls the music and songs of the 1940s.

Cast (short)

25.
WOODY HERMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA (1938)
In this short, Woody Herman and His Orchestra perform such musical numbers as "Holiday" and "The Shag." Vitaphone Release B209.

Misc. Crew (short)

26.
Headline Bands (1945)
This musical short film showcases a series of bands through a compilation of older Vitaphone shorts, including "Vincent Lopez and His Orchestra" (1939) and "Rubinoff and His Violin" (1939). Vitaphone Release 1419A.

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