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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Confidential Agent (1945) as Man at table
A Spanish spy and an American heiress battle fascists in England.

Writer (feature film)

2.
Look for the Silver Lining (1949) as From a story by
Musical biography of Marilyn Miller, who overcame heartache to become a Broadway star.
3.
Ship Ahoy (1942) as Based on a Story by
A dancer sailing to Puerto Rico hides government messages in her tap routines.
4.
Everybody Sing (1938) as Contr to dial
A theatrical family tries to put on a show but is upstaged by their servants.
5.
Sing Me a Love Song (1937) as Contr to trmt
A playboy turns over a new leaf and starts from the bottom of the family business.
6.
The Life of the Party (1937) as Screenwriter
A young girl tries to escape the suitors her mother has picked for her.
7.
Walking on Air (1936) as Screenwriter
A girl torments her parents by hiring a phony suitor.
8.
Bright Lights (1935) as Screenwriter
Husband-and-wife vaudeville stars separate when success goes to his head.
9.
Kentucky Kernels (1934) as Screenwriter
Two musicians try to get an orphaned heiress through hillbilly country to claim her inheritance.
10.
Kentucky Kernels (1934) as Story
Two musicians try to get an orphaned heiress through hillbilly country to claim her inheritance.
11.
Hips, Hips, Hooray! (1934) as Story
Two salesmen try to market a flavored lipstick.
12.
Circus Clown (1934) as Story and Screenplay
A young man defies his father''s wishes to join the circus.
13.
Hips, Hips, Hooray! (1934) as Screenwriter
Two salesmen try to market a flavored lipstick.
14.
Duck Soup (1933) as Story
When he's named dictator of Freedonia, a con artist declares war on the neighboring kingdom.
15.
Horse Feathers (1932) as [Wrt] by
In an effort to beef up his school's football team, a college president mistakenly recruits two loonies.
16.
The Kid from Spain (1932) as Written for Screen by
An innocent man accused of robbing banks masquerades as a bullfighter to escape the police.
17.
Broadminded (1931) as Screenwriter
A rejected suitor leaves town and gets mixed up in an international chase.
18.
Check and Double Check (1930) as Story and dial
Two black taxi drivers keep landing in hot water in this adaptation of radio's popular Amos 'n' Andy.

Music (feature film)

19.
Delivery Man, The (2013)
A sperm donor discovers he has dozens of children wanting to meet him at the same time his girlfriend becomes pregnant.
20.
You Again (2010)
For Marnie, high school was a horror movie, and her brother's wedding is the sequel when her archrival comes back to haunt her as his bride. And if that weren't enough, Marnie's mom reunites with her own high school nemesis.
21.
Whatever Works (2009)
After the failure of his career, his marriage, and his suicide attempt, world-class grouch Boris Yellnikoff, spends his days insulting the small children unfortunate enough to study chess with him and irritating his still-loyal friends with his never-ending tirades about the worthlessness of absolut
22.
Leatherheads (2008)
In 1925, Dodge Connolly is a charming, brash football hero who is determined to guide his team from bar brawls to packed stadiums. But after the players lose their sponsor and the entire league faces certain collapse, Dodge convinces a college football star to join his ragtag ranks. The captain ho
23.
Wedding Crashers (2005)
Divorce mediators John Beckwith and Jeremy Grey are business partners and lifelong friends who share one truly unique springtime hobby--crashing weddings! Whatever the ethnicity of the wedding party--Jewish, Italian, Irish, Chinese, Hindu--the charismatic and charming duo always have clever back stories for inquisitive guests and inevitably become the hit of every reception, where they strictly adhere to their proven "rules of wedding crashing" to meet and pick up women aroused by the very thought of marriage. At the tail end of another successful season of toasting brides and grooms, Jeremy learns that the daughter of Treasury Secretary William Cleary and his wife, Kathleen, is getting married in what is sure to be the Washington D.C. social event of the year. After infiltrating the lavish affair, John and Jeremy quickly set their sights on two bridesmaids, Claire and Gloria Cleary. With the lavish reception in full swing, Jeremy works his game plan to perfection in seducing Gloria, but John's flirtation banter with Claire is unexpectedly impeded by her pompous, Ivy League boyfriend Sack. Having uncharacteristically fallen hard and fast for Claire, John convinces a resistant Jeremy to bend the crashing rules and accept an invitation to an extended weekend party at the Cleary family compound. Once at the palatial waterfront estate, John and Jeremy endure a multitude of comical mishaps at the hands of the dysfunctional members of the Cleary family, but also learn a few unexpected lessons about love and relationships.
24.
Lord of War (2005)
Yuri Orlov is a globetrotting arms dealer. Through some of the deadliest war zones, Yuri struggles to stay one step ahead of a relentless Interpol agent, his business rivals, even some of his customers who include many of the world's most notorious dictators. Finally, Yuri must also face his own conscience.
25.
Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (2004)
Lola, an egocentric teenager, feels that her life is simply not worth living when she moves away from New York City with her family. Losing every thing she loves and treasures, she is plunked down in New Jersey--what she believes to be a "cultural wasteland." How will this New York doll ever make it as a Jersey girl? Thrust into a suburban high school and determined to upset the established order, Lola sets out on a mission. Convinced that only she deserves to be the most popular girl in the school, Lola competes with another girl who is equally snobby, and who also believes that the school should revolve around her.
26.
Good Girl, The (2002)
Justine is thirty years old and works as a discount store clerk in Texas. Deeply unhappy in her marriage to a man who is infertile because of a dope-smoking habit, Justine soon begins an affair with Holden, the store's newly hired cashier and becomes pregnant. Holden, who has serious issues of his o
27.
Sweet and Lowdown (1999) as Song ("Nevertheless (I'M In Love With You)")
Follows the life of 30s jazz player Emmet Ray and his relationship with a mute woman.
28.
At First Sight (1999) as Song ("A Kiss To Build A Dream On")
A blind man undergoes a risky surgery to restore his sight.
29.
Green Mile, The (1999) as Song ("Three Little Words")
A story told in flashback and narrarted by Paul Edgecomb, now living in an old-age home six decades after working as the head guard on Death Row at a Southen Prison named Cold Mountain Penitentiary. Travelling back to 1935, during the Great Depression, the former prison guard, Edgecomb, reflects on how he developed a poignant, unusual relationship with this one inmate, sentenced to Death Row, who may be innocent. The inmate, John Coffey, is an African-American man--convicted of the rape and murder of a pair of 9-year-old sisters--who awaits his death in this harsh prison. Coffey has strange powers, both mysterious and miraculous; and the creepy characters in the prison have their own views of his gifts... and of God's.
30.
Patch Adams (1998) as Song Arranger ("All God'S Children Got Wings (Traditional)" "Oh Suzanna (From The Film 'Duck Soup')" "The Country'S Going To War (From The Film 'Duck Soup')")
Hunter "Patch" Adams was criticized in his official medical school record for "excessive happiness" and was once told by a faculty advisor, "If you want to be a clown, join a circus." Patch did, in fact, want to be a clown. But he also wanted to be a physician. Combining vastly different sides of hi
31.
Breaking Up (1997) as Song ("Who'S Sorry Now?")
A young couple wrestles with the idea of breaking up or continuing along in their volatile relationship. Driven together by good times and great sex, a wedge develops between them when the guy refuses to commit. Fearing he'll lose her forever, he has a change of heart and asks for her hand in marriage, but then backs out at the altar. Eventually they realize that, even though they love one another, they'd both be better off apart.
32.
Everyone Says I Love You (1996) as Song ("Everyone Says I Love You")
Woody Allen's 26th film is a celebration of an eccentric and very extended family living on New York's upper east side, exploring a broad spectrum of romantic entanglements as they fall in and out of love. Allen creates a world in which Yves St. Laurent mannequins come to life in store windows and d
33.
Sleepless In Seattle (1993) as Song ("A Kiss To Build A Dream On")
A motherless boy uses a radio talk show to find a new wife for his father.
34.
Bye Bye Blues (1989) as Song ("Who'S Sorry Now")
A biographical feature inspired by events in the life of director Anne Wheeler's mother, a band singer during World War II.
35.
Losin' It (1983) as Song ("Hooray For Captain Spaulding")
Set in 1965, four rowdy teenage guys travel to Tijuana, Mexico for a night of partying when they are joined by a heartbroken housewife who is in town seeking a quick divorce.
36.
Lianna (1983) as Song ("Neverthelesss I'M In Love With You")
Lianna is the young wife of a professor. When she becomes angry with her husband for his unabashed infidelities, Lianna has an affair with a woman named Ruth. Once the affair becomes public, Lianna is ostracized by her friends and family.
37.
Stardust Memories (1980) as Song ("Three Little Words")
A film comedian attending a festival in his honor dreams of doing more serious work.
38.
All That Jazz (1979) as Song ("Who'S Sorry Now")
Director/choreographer Bob Fosse tells his own life story as he details the sordid life of Joe Gideon (Roy Scheider), a womanizing, drug-using dancer.
39.
National Lampoon's Animal House (1978) as Song ("Who'S Sorry Now")
A college fraternity made up of misfits makes life miserable for the school's conservative dean..
40.
Some Like It Hot (1959) as Composer
Two musicians on the run from gangsters masquerade as members of an all-girl band.
41.
Gentlemen Marry Brunettes (1955) as Composer
A sister act in Paris tries to top their aunts' escapades there during the roaring twenties.
42.
The Strip (1951) as Composer
A jazz drummer fights to clear his name when he's accused of killing a racketeer.
43.
Wabash Avenue (1950) as Composer
Andy Clark discovers he was cheated out of a half interest in partner Mike's business, now a thriving dance hall in 1892 Chicago. Unable to win it back, Andy schemes to make Mike's position untenable. He also hopes to turn Ruby Summers, Mike's motor-mouthed burlesque queen, into a classier entertainer, and incidentally to make her his own. But at the last minute, Andy's revenge comes unravelled.
44.
Three Little Words (1950) as Composer
Musical biography of songwriters Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby, who surreptitiously helped each other out of jams.
45.
Copacabana (1947) as Composer
46.
Three Little Girls in Blue (1946) as Composer
A reworking of "Moon Over Miami" set at the turn of the century. Three sisters set out for Atlantic City disguised as an heiress, her secretary, and a maid, in the hope that one of them will land a rich husband.
47.
A Night in Casablanca (1946) as Composer
A hotel manager in postwar Casablanca tackles renegade Nazis.
48.
Where Did You Get That Girl? (1941) as Composer
49.
The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939) as Composer
True story of the dancing team who taught the world to two-step.
50.
Everybody Sing (1938) as Composer
A theatrical family tries to put on a show but is upstaged by their servants.
51.
Cocoanut Grove (1938) as Composer
52.
Walking on Air (1936) as Composer
A girl torments her parents by hiring a phony suitor.
53.
Bright Lights (1935) as Composer
Husband-and-wife vaudeville stars separate when success goes to his head.
54.
Hips, Hips, Hooray! (1934) as Composer
Two salesmen try to market a flavored lipstick.
55.
Kentucky Kernels (1934) as Composer
Two musicians try to get an orphaned heiress through hillbilly country to claim her inheritance.
56.
Happiness Ahead (1934) as Composer
An heiress falls for a singing window washer.
57.
Duck Soup (1933) as Composer
When he's named dictator of Freedonia, a con artist declares war on the neighboring kingdom.
58.
Horse Feathers (1932) as Composer
In an effort to beef up his school's football team, a college president mistakenly recruits two loonies.
59.
The Kid from Spain (1932) as Composer
An innocent man accused of robbing banks masquerades as a bullfighter to escape the police.
60.
Check and Double Check (1930) as Composer
Two black taxi drivers keep landing in hot water in this adaptation of radio's popular Amos 'n' Andy.
61.
The Cuckoos (1930) as Composer
Two tramps-turned-fortune-tellers try to solve a kidnapping.
62.
Animal Crackers (1930) as Composer
Three zanies try to recover a stolen painting during a madcap house party.
63.
Top Speed (1930) as Composer
A humble clerk pretends to be a millionaire and gets mixed up in a yachting race.

Music (special)

64.
From Broadway: Fosse (2002) as Lyrics ("Who'S Sorry Now?")
A revue of dances from various Bob Fosse musicals, including "Sweet Charity," "Pajama Game" and "Pippin."

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