Jimmy Mchugh


Composer, Songwriter

About

Also Known As
James Mchugh
Birth Place
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Born
July 10, 1894
Died
May 23, 1969
Cause of Death
Heart Attack

Biography

Jimmy McHugh produced music that was featured in many Hollywood productions. McHugh began his entertainment career with his music featured in films like the Robert Montgomery adaptation "Love in the Rough" (1930) and "Meet the Baron" (1933). He followed this honor with songs in "Banjo on My Knee" (1936). He was nominated for an Academy Award for "Roberta" in 1935. . McHugh was nominat...

Biography

Jimmy McHugh produced music that was featured in many Hollywood productions. McHugh began his entertainment career with his music featured in films like the Robert Montgomery adaptation "Love in the Rough" (1930) and "Meet the Baron" (1933). He followed this honor with songs in "Banjo on My Knee" (1936). He was nominated for an Academy Award for "Roberta" in 1935. . McHugh was nominated for a Music (Song) Academy Award for "That Certain Age" in 1938 as well as for a Music (Song) Academy Award for "You'll Find Out" in 1940. McHugh was also credited in "Micki & Maude" (1984), "The Cotton Club" with Richard Gere (1984) and "Miss Mary" with Julie Christie (1986). He also was recognized in "Vamp" (1986) starring Chris Makepeace. McHugh's music was most recently featured in the Bradley Cooper dramatic adaptation "Serena" (2015). McHugh passed away in May 1969 at the age of 75.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

The Helen Morgan Story (1957)
Himself

Music (Feature Film)

Greta (2019)
Song
Ford v. Ferrari (2019)
Song Performer
The Mule (2018)
Song
The Widow (2018)
Song
Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)
Song
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
Song
Carol (2015)
Song
Serena (2015)
Song
Elsa and Fred (2014)
Song
Rob the Mob (2014)
Song
Jersey Boys (2014)
Song
Labor Day (2013)
Song
Kill Your Darlings (2013)
Song
Love Ranch (2010)
Song
Step Up 3-D (2010)
Song
Valentine's Day (2010)
Song
Funny People (2009)
Song
Me and Orson Welles (2009)
Song
Is Anybody There? (2009)
Song
This Christmas (2007)
Song
Married Life (2007)
Song
Hollywoodland (2006)
Song
Inland Empire (2006)
Song
Guess Who (2005)
Song
The Aviator (2004)
Composer
American Splendor (2003)
Composer
Chicago (2003)
Composer
Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
Song
Kevin and Perry Go Large (2003)
Song
Anything Else (2003)
Song
Catch Me If You Can (2002)
Song
Bojangles (2001)
Song
What Women Want (2000)
Song
Love's Labour's Lost (2000)
Song
Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
Song
Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999)
Song
The Love Letter (1999)
Song
Angela's Ashes (1999)
Song
The Green Mile (1999)
Song
Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss (1998)
Song
L' Ennui (1998)
Song
Meet Joe Black (1998)
Song
Psycho (1998)
Song
Dance With Me (1998)
Song ("Let'S Get Lost")
Lolita (1997)
Songs ("I'M In The Mood For Love" "You'Re My Dish")
One Night Stand (1997)
Song
Butcher Boy (1997)
Song ("Where Are You")
Everyone Says I Love You (1996)
Song
That's Entertainment! III (1994)
Song
Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)
Song
A Bronx Tale (1993)
Song
Arthur Miller's American Clock (1993)
Song
A League of Their Own (1992)
Song
The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992)
Music Composer
The Babe (1992)
Song
The Mambo Kings (1992)
Song
JFK (1991)
Song
Another You (1991)
Song
The Marrying Man (1991)
Song
The Fred Astaire Songbook (1991)
Theme Lyrics
JFK (Director's Cut) (1991)
Song
Billy Bathgate (1991)
Song
Crimes And Misdemeanors (1989)
Song
Enemies, A Love Story (1989)
Song
Tap (1989)
Song
Another Woman (1988)
Song
Radio Days (1987)
Song
Vamp (1986)
Song
Miss Mary (1986)
Song ("I Can'T Give You Anything But Love, Baby")
Micki & Maude (1984)
Song ("On The Sunny Side Of The Street")
The Cotton Club (1984)
Song
Love Streams (1984)
Song ("Where Are You?")
Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982)
Song
Eating Raoul (1982)
Song ("Exactly Like You")
Rich and Famous (1981)
Song
House Calls (1978)
Song ("On The Sunny Side Of The Street")
Valentino (1977)
Song
Nightmare Honeymoon (1972)
Song
The Grissom Gang (1971)
Composer
Looking for Love (1964)
Composer
I'd Rather Be Rich (1964)
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Belle Sommers (1962)
Composer
Twist All Night (1961)
Composer
Jack the Ripper (1960)
Music Composition
Let No Man Write My Epitaph (1960)
Composer
The Law (1960)
Composer
The Gene Krupa Story (1960)
Composer
A Private's Affair (1959)
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That Kind of Woman (1959)
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Ask Any Girl (1959)
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Home Before Dark (1958)
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The Helen Morgan Story (1957)
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Satchmo the Great (1957)
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Short Cut to Hell (1957)
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Never Say Goodbye (1956)
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So This Is Paris (1955)
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Bring Your Smile Along (1955)
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The Caine Mutiny (1954)
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A Star Is Born (1954)
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About Mrs. Leslie (1954)
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The Stooge (1953)
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Vicki (1953)
Composer
Bloodhounds of Broadway (1952)
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Meet Danny Wilson (1952)
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Lovely To Look At (1952)
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That's My Boy (1951)
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Sunny Side of the Street (1951)
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His Kind of Woman (1951)
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The Racket (1951)
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The Strip (1951)
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Rhythm Inn (1951)
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When Willie Comes Marching Home (1950)
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Peggy (1950)
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Make Believe Ballroom (1949)
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Big City (1948)
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A Date with Judy (1948)
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The Saxon Charm (1948)
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If You Knew Susie (1948)
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Two Blondes and a Redhead (1947)
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Till the Clouds Roll By (1947)
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Calendar Girl (1947)
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Smash Up--The Story of a Woman (1947)
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Beat the Band (1947)
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Hit Parade of 1947 (1947)
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The Fabulous Dorseys (1947)
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Swing Parade of 1946 (1946)
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People Are Funny (1946)
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Detour (1946)
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Ding Dong Williams (1946)
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Criminal Court (1946)
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The Secret Heart (1946)
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Freddie Steps Out (1946)
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Somewhere in the Night (1946)
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Do You Love Me (1946)
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On Stage Everybody (1945)
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Doll Face (1945)
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Nob Hill (1945)
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Radio Stars on Parade (1945)
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Vacation from Marriage (1945)
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Between Two Women (1945)
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Bring on the Girls (1945)
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Her Lucky Night (1945)
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Winged Victory (1944)
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Hi, Beautiful (1944)
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Follow the Boys (1944)
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Take It or Leave It (1944)
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Jam Session (1944)
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Four Jills in a Jeep (1944)
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Around the World (1944)
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The Princess and the Pirate (1944)
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Something for the Boys (1944)
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Timber Queen (1944)
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Two Girls and a Sailor (1944)
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In the Meantime, Darling (1944)
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Moon Over Las Vegas (1944)
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Hers to Hold (1943)
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Stormy Weather (1943)
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Tenting Tonight on the Old Camp Ground (1943)
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Happy Go Lucky (1943)
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Is Everybody Happy? (1943)
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Always a Bridesmaid (1943)
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Nobody's Darling (1943)
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Higher and Higher (1943)
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Strictly in the Groove (1942)
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Mississippi Gambler (1942)
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True to the Army (1942)
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Seven Days' Leave (1942)
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A Shot in the Dark (1941)
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Road Agent (1941)
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You're the One (1941)
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Stick to Your Guns (1941)
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Dance Hall (1941)
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I Can't Give You Anything but Love, Baby (1940)
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Buck Benny Rides Again (1940)
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You'll Find Out (1940)
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Rio (1939)
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The Devil's Party (1938)
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Bringing Up Baby (1938)
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Reckless Living (1938)
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Mad About Music (1938)
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That Certain Age (1938)
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Youth Takes a Fling (1938)
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The Road to Reno (1938)
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Top of the Town (1937)
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Breezing Home (1937)
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Merry-Go-Round of 1938 (1937)
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When Love Is Young (1937)
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You're a Sweetheart (1937)
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Behind the Mike (1937)
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Hitting a New High (1937)
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Let's Sing Again (1936)
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Dimples (1936)
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Banjo on My Knee (1936)
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Wife Vs. Secretary (1936)
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King of Burlesque (1936)
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Her Master's Voice (1936)
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Palm Springs (1936)
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Hooray for Love (1935)
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The Nitwits (1935)
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Roberta (1935)
Composer
Every Night at Eight (1935)
Music
Dancing Lady (1933)
Composer
Meet the Baron (1933)
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Men Call It Love (1931)
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Flying High (1931)
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The Cuban Love Song (1931)
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Love in the Rough (1930)
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The Cock-Eyed World (1929)
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The Time, the Place, and the Girl (1929)
Composer

Music (Special)

Yours For a Song: The Women of Tin Pan Alley (1999)
Song
Michael Feinstein & Friends (1991)
Song
Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser (1989)
Song

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Seven Days' Leave (1942) - A Touch Of Texas G-I Johnny (Victor Mature), about to inherit big money on the condition that he marry a daughter of the Havelock-Allen family, with buddies Speak and Bitsy (Peter Lind Hayes, Arnold Stang) and lawyer Gildersleeve (Harold Peary) meets singing Mickey (Marcy McGuire, rehearsing a Jimmy McHugh/Frank Loesser tune with Freddy Martin’s group) and dishy Terry (Lucille Ball), in RKO’s Seven Days’ Leave, 1942.
Seven Days' Leave (1942) - Can't Get Out Of This Mood Following complex machinations, G-I Johnny (Victor Mature) is about to confess to heiress Terry (Lucille Ball) that his romancing is motivated partly by a big inheritance, not realizing she’s way ahead of him, we cut to Ginny Simms with the Freddy Martin Orchestra, and another Jimmy McHugh/Frank Loesser tune, in RKO’s Seven Days’ Leave, 1942.
Seven Days' Leave (1942) - You Speak My Language With Les Brown’s band playing at a G-I sendoff, the three ex-member buddies (Peter Lind Hayes as “Speak,” singer Buddy Clark as himself and Victor Mature as trumpeter Johnny) are asked to join, along with Vic/Johnny’s gal, Mapy Cortes, leading in a Jimmy McHugh/Frank Loesser original, in RKO’s Seven Days’ Leave, 1942, choreography by Chuck Walters.
Nitwits, The (1935) - Music In My Heart If Betty Grable looks like she’s 18 it’s because she was, in one of her earliest credited features, as Mary, secretary to the boss upstairs at the music publishing company, who needs a murder song, so she can’t wait to tell her songwriting beau Johnnie (Bert Wheeler) down at the cigar shop, launching into a Jimmy McHugh-Dorothy Fields original, in the Wheeler & Woolsey comedy The Nitwits, 1935.
His Kind Of Woman (1951) - I Might Forget What I'm Doing Ebullient after the screening of one of his pictures at a Mexican resort, philandering actor Cardigan (Vincent Price) visits his paramour Lenore (Jane Russell) and fugitive gambler Dan (Robert Mitchum), then she confirms that musician Harry (Stacy Harris) really does know her from a previous life, into her song by Jimmy McHugh and Harold Adamson, in His Kind Of Woman, 1951.
Princess And The Pirate, The (1944) - Kiss Me In The Moonlight Actor Sylvester (Bob Hope, on to Samuel Goldwyn from Paramount) still doesn’t believe Margaret (Virginia Mayo) is really a princess but sure needs her to rescue his act before a rowdy pirate crowd, with a song by Jimmy McHugh and Harold Adamson, vocal by Louanne Hogan, her outfit by Mary Grant, the future Mrs. Vincent Price, in The Princess And The Pirate, 1944.
Easy To Love (1953) - -- Look Out! I'm Romantic Esther Williams as Florida water-skiing star Julie in New York with boss and not-boyfriend (Van Johnson as Ray), catching singer Barry (Tony Martin), with whom she’s making a commercial, with Carroll Baker’s whole performance as a jealous girlfriend, and an original tune by Vic Mizzy and Mann Curtis, in MGM’s Easy To Love, 1953.
Four Jills In A Jeep (1943) - How Blue The Night Joining a number from Dick Haymes, playing a soldier, song an original by Jimmy McHugh and Harold Adamson, Mitzi Mayfair as herself on the USO Tour in Europe, also Dick’s love interest, in 20th Century-Fox’s Four Jills In A Jeep, also starring Carole Landis, Martha Raye and Kay Francis.
Four Jills In A Jeep (1943) - Miss Betty Grable Could be some Betty Grable fans were disappointed with this reserved appearance, introduced in a USO-Radio show, Kay Francis acting as M-C, Jimmy Dorsey’s band, song by Jimmy McHugh and Harold Adamson, early in 20th Century-Fox’s Four Jills In A Jeep, 1943, also starring Carole Landis, Martha Raye and Mitzi Mayfair.
Higher and Higher (1943) - I Saw You First Playing himself in the musical Higher and Higher, 1943, Frank Sinatra joins Marcy McGuire in a punchy performance of “I Saw You First,” by Jimmy McHugh and Harold Adamson.
Smash Up -- The Story Of A Woman (1947) - I Miss That Feeling High melodrama from producer Walter Wanger, his academy award-nominated star Susan Hayward in critical condition at the opening, recalling her way to a song by Jimmy McHugh and Harold Adamson, from Smash Up -- The Story Of A Woman, 1947.

Family

Lee Newman
Grandson
Singer.

Bibliography