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Arthur Kay

Arthur Kay



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Cast (feature film)

Good to Go (1986) as Roadie
Citizen Kane (1941) as Conductor
The investigation of a publishing tycoon's dying words reveals conflicting stories about his scandalous life.
The Girl Said No (1937) as Adolph
Love Me Forever (1935) as Musicial director
A mob figure helps launch a singer's career only to lose her to a younger man.
Fox Movietone Follies of 1929 (1929) as Orchestra leader

Music (feature film)

What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993) as Music ("Harmony Lane")
Gilbert Grape lives in Endora, a place where nothing much happens. The only time the police have something to do is when Gilbert's autistic brother Arnie tries to climb up on the water tower nearby. Taking care of Arnie is mostly Gilbert's task which can be pretty demanding, at least while you are w
The Great Victor Herbert (1939) as Orch dir by
Border Wolves (1938) as Composer
Just after Carson's gang murder members of a wagon train, Rusty and Clem come along and are arrested. Knowing they are innocent Judge Coleman breaks them out and sends them after Carson. They join Carson's gang to learn of their next raid but the Marshal arrests them for the wagon train murders.
Renfrew of the Royal Mounted (1937) as Music Supervisor
Counterfeit bills are being printed in Canada and shipped across the border hidden in blocks of ice. When the counterfeiters force engraver Bronson to make a new plate, he inscribes a tiny help message on it. Renfrew catches a henchman who has one of the new bills. A magnifying glass lets him read the message and he heads out alone to round up the counterfeiters.
The Girl Said No (1937) as Music Director
Wallaby Jim of the Islands (1937) as Music Director
The House of a Thousand Candles (1936) as Music Director
I Conquer the Sea! (1936) as Music Director
Daniel Boone (1936) as Music Director
In 1775, Daniel Boone leads thirty settler families to Kentucky where they face two threats: Indian raiders led by renegade white Simon Girty, who opposes settlement; and the schemes of effete Stephen Marlowe to seize title to the new lands. Perils, battles, escapes, and a love interest round out the story.
Down to the Sea (1936) as Music Score
Harmony Lane (1935) as Music Director
Little Man, What Now? (1934) as Music Director
Impoverished newlyweds travel from the country to Berlin to find success. At first, things look rosy, but when the Pinnebergs discover that the husband's stepmother--with whom they are now living--is a notorious madame, groom and pregnant bride must take to the road.
There's Always Tomorrow (1934) as Music Score
Are You There? (1931) as Music Director
Fox Movietone Follies of 1930 (1930) as Music Director
New Movietone Follies of 1930, The (1930) as Music Director
City Girl (1930) as Music Score
Lem goes to Chicago to sell the wheat his family has grown on their farm in Minnesota. There he meets the waitress Kate. They fall in love and get married before going back to the farm. Kate is accepted by Lem's mother and kid sister but is rejected by his father, who believes she married for the money. (And the fact that Lem didn't get a fair price for the wheat is her fault too). The reapers arrive and quickly they make things even more complicated by making their move on Kate. Lem misunderstands the situation and believes Kate is actually interested. In despair Kate leaves the farm and Lem goes looking for her.
Just Imagine (1930) as Music Director
New York, 1980: airplanes have replaced cars, numbers have replaced names, pills have replaced food, government-arranged marriages have replaced love, and test tube babies have replaced ... well, you get the idea. Scientists revive a man struck by lightning in 1930; he is rechristened "Single O". He is befriended by J-21, who can't marry the girl of his dreams because he isn't "distinguished" enough -- until he is chosen for a 4-month expedition to Mars by a renegade scientist. The Mars J-21, his friend, and stowaway Single O visit is full of scantily clad women doing Busby Berkeley-style dance numbers and worshiping a fat middle-aged man.
The Big Trail (1930) as Incidental mus
A young mountaineer leads hundreds of settlers on a difficult journey from the Mississippi River to California.
The Princess and the Plumber (1930) as Music Director
Oh, For a Man (1930) as Music Director
Carlotta Manson is a young and beautiful opera star who wants some spice in her personal life. She threatens to forsake opera for a wild, romantic fling. One night, a burglar, Barney McGann breaks into Carlotta's boudoir while she's asleep to steal her jewelery. Carlotta awakes and is facinated with Barney. They date and marry at her Villa in Italy. Soon Barney can't take being married to a diva and leaves her. Carlotta picks herself up and returns to opera. One night as Carlotta is asleep in her boudoir, she is awaken by someone breaking in...
Married in Hollywood (1929) as Composer
The Exalted Flapper (1929) as Music Score
The One Woman Idea (1929) as Music Score
Words and Music (1929) as Music Director
Phil and Pete compete for Mary's love and also in a contest for best song written by a college student. Notable as the first movie in which John Wayne gets billing (as Duke Morrison).
Sunnyside Up (1929) as Music Director
Molly and Bee, sweet young 'working girls,' live in a cheap room over a New York grocery store. Molly's idol, wealthy Jack Cromwell, lives in a Long Island mansion but is markedly less happy, since his fiancée Jane won't discourage her other admirers. Fleeing in his car, Jack ends up in an urban block party where he meets you-know-who.
Fox Movietone Follies of 1929 (1929) as Mus cond
The Last of the Mohicans (1920) as Mus accompaniment comp
In this silent film, an Indian guide tries to help two sisters caught up in the French and Indian War.

Music (short)

Apples To You! (1934)
A burlesque theater director is enlisted to help a failing opera house in this short musical comedy.
The Live Ghost (1934)
In this short film, a sea captain hires comedic duo Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy to trick sailors into working on his supposedly haunted boat.

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