Ray Heindorf


Conductor

About

Also Known As
Raymond John Heindorf
Birth Place
Haverstraw, New York, USA
Born
August 25, 1908
Died
February 03, 1980

Biography

Ray Heindorf worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. Heindorf worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "It's a Great Feeling" (1949) starring Dennis Morgan. In the fifties, Heindorf also worked on "About Face" (1952). Heindorf was nominated for a Music (Scoring of a Musical Picture) Academy Award for "Hollywood Canteen" in ...

Biography

Ray Heindorf worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. Heindorf worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "It's a Great Feeling" (1949) starring Dennis Morgan. In the fifties, Heindorf also worked on "About Face" (1952). Heindorf was nominated for a Music (Scoring of a Musical Picture) Academy Award for "Hollywood Canteen" in 1944 as well as for a Music (Scoring of a Musical Picture) Academy Award for "Up in Arms" in 1944. Heindorf won a Music (Scoring of a Musical Picture) Academy Award for "Yankee Doodle Dandy" in 1942 as well as a Music (Scoring of a Musical Picture) Academy Award for "This Is the Army" in 1943. Heindorf had a number of different projects under his belt in the fifties, including "Auntie Mame" (1958) starring Rosalind Russell, "Home Before Dark" (1958) and "Marjorie Morningstar" with Gene Kelly (1958). His credits also expanded to "No Time For Sergeants" (1958) starring Andy Griffith and "Onionhead" (1958). Heindorf more recently worked on the John Cullum comedy adaptation "1776" (1972). Heindorf passed away in February 1980 at the age of 72.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

It's a Great Feeling (1949)
Himself

Music (Feature Film)

1776 (1972)
Music Supervisor and Conductor
O'Hara, United States Treasury: Operation Cobra (1971)
Song
O'Hara, United States Treasury: Operation Cobra (1971)
Music
Finian's Rainbow (1968)
Music Supervisor & Conductor
The Music Man (1962)
Music Supervisor & Conductor
The Music Man (1962)
Orchestration
Up Periscope (1959)
Music Supervisor
The Miracle (1959)
Music Supervisor
The Young Philadelphians (1959)
Music Supervisor
-30- (1959)
Music
-30- (1959)
Music
Marjorie Morningstar (1958)
Music Supervisor
Home Before Dark (1958)
Music Supervisor
No Time for Sergeants (1958)
Music Composition and Conducting
Onionhead (1958)
Music Supervisor
Auntie Mame (1958)
Music Supervisor
Damn Yankees (1958)
Music Director
Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend (1957)
Composer
Miracle in the Rain (1956)
Composer
Tall Man Riding (1955)
Composer
Pete Kelly's Blues (1955)
Composer
The Sea Chase (1955)
Composer
Them! (1954)
Music Director
The Command (1954)
Music Director
A Star Is Born (1954)
Music Director
Lucky Me (1954)
Music Director
The Eddie Cantor Story (1954)
Music Director
Young at Heart (1954)
Composer
King Richard and the Crusaders (1954)
Composer
The Jazz Singer (1953)
Music Score
The Desert Song (1953)
Music Director
By the Light of the Silvery Moon (1953)
Music Director
So This Is Love (1953)
Music Director
Calamity Jane (1953)
Music Director
Stop, You're Killing Me (1953)
Music Director
April in Paris (1953)
Music Director
I Confess (1953)
Music Director
The Jazz Singer (1953)
Music Director
She's Back on Broadway (1953)
Music Director
Three Sailors and a Girl (1953)
Music Director
Blowing Wild (1953)
Music Director
She's Back on Broadway (1953)
Composer
The Man Behind the Gun (1953)
Composer
So This Is Love (1953)
Composer
A Streetcar Named Desire (1952)
Music Director
About Face (1952)
Music Director
The Big Trees (1952)
Music Director
I'll See You In My Dreams (1952)
Music Director
She's Working Her Way Through College (1952)
Music Director
Operation Secret (1952)
Music Director
Bugles in the Afternoon (1952)
Music Director
Distant Drums (1951)
Comp of percussion composition
On Moonlight Bay (1951)
Music Director
Storm Warning (1951)
Music Director
Starlift (1951)
Music Director
Painting the Clouds with Sunshine (1951)
Music Director
Goodbye, My Fancy (1951)
Music Director
Tomorrow Is Another Day (1951)
Music Director
Strangers on a Train (1951)
Music Director
Lullaby of Broadway (1951)
Music Director
Come Fill the Cup (1951)
Music
Operation Pacific (1951)
Composer
Sugarfoot (1951)
Composer
Come Fill the Cup (1951)
Composer
Young Man with a Horn (1950)
Music Director
The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady (1950)
Music Director
Backfire (1950)
Music Director
The West Point Story (1950)
Music Director
The Damned Don't Cry (1950)
Music Director
Tea for Two (1950)
Music Director
The Breaking Point (1950)
Music Director
Always Leave Them Laughing (1949)
Music Director
One Sunday Afternoon (1949)
Music Director
Look for the Silver Lining (1949)
Music Director
Flamingo Road (1949)
Music Director
My Dream Is Yours (1949)
Music Director
It's a Great Feeling (1949)
Music Director
South of St. Louis (1949)
Composer
April Showers (1948)
Music Arrangements and Adapted by
Two Guys from Texas (1948)
Orchestra Arrangement
Romance on the High Seas (1948)
Music numbers orch and Conductor by
April Showers (1948)
Composer
Race Street (1948)
Composer
My Wild Irish Rose (1947)
Music numbers orch and Conductor by
Love and Learn (1947)
Orchestra Arrangement
Love and Learn (1947)
Composer
The Time, the Place and the Girl (1946)
Prod numbers orch and Conductor
Cinderella Jones (1946)
Orchestra Arrangement
Night and Day (1946)
Prod numbers orch and Conductor
Rhapsody in Blue (1945)
Orchestra Arrangement
Wonder Man (1945)
Music numbers orch and Conductor by
San Antonio (1945)
Composer
Up in Arms (1944)
Music numbers Arrangements and Conductor
Hollywood Canteen (1944)
Music Adapted
This Is the Army (1943)
Orchestra Arrangement
The Hard Way (1943)
Orchestra Arrangement
The Desert Song (1943)
Orchestra Arrangement
Gentleman Jim (1942)
Orchestra Arrangement
The Male Animal (1942)
Orchestra Arrangement
Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
Orchestra Arrangement
Affectionately Yours (1941)
Orchestra Arrangement
The Great Lie (1941)
Orchestra Arrangement
Navy Blues (1941)
Orchestra Arrangement
The Bride Came C.O.D. (1941)
Orchestra Arrangement
The Sea Wolf (1941)
Orchestra Arrangement
Honeymoon for Three (1941)
Orchestra Arrangement
Four Mothers (1941)
Orchestra Arrangement
The Strawberry Blonde (1941)
Orchestra Arrangement
The Wagons Roll at Night (1941)
Orchestra Arrangement
Blues in the Night (1941)
Orchestra Arrangement
Flight from Destiny (1941)
Orchestra Arrangement
Knute Rockne--All American (1940)
Orchestra Arrangement
The Sea Hawk (1940)
Orchestration
'Til We Meet Again (1940)
Orchestra Arrangement
The Man Who Talked Too Much (1940)
Orchestra Arrangement
It All Came True (1940)
Orchestra Arrangement
Three Cheers for the Irish (1940)
Orchestra Arrangement
My Love Came Back (1940)
Orchestra Arrangement
Brother Rat and a Baby (1940)
Orchestra Arrangement
Castle on the Hudson (1940)
Orchestra Arrangement
No Time for Comedy (1940)
Orchestra Arrangement
Brother Orchid (1940)
Orchestra Arrangement
City for Conquest (1940)
Orchestra Arrangement
Naughty but Nice (1939)
Arrangements
The Roaring Twenties (1939)
Orchestra Arrangement
Four Wives (1939)
Orchestra Arrangement
Daughters Courageous (1939)
Orchestral Arrangements
The Angels Wash Their Faces (1939)
Arrangements
On Your Toes (1939)
Orchestra Arrangement
Going Places (1938)
Arrangements
Hollywood Hotel (1938)
Orchestra Arrangement
Gold Diggers in Paris (1938)
Orchestra Arrangement
Garden of the Moon (1938)
Orchestra Arrangement
Four's a Crowd (1938)
Music
Hard to Get (1938)
Orchestra Arrangement
Ready, Willing and Able (1937)
Orchestra Arrangement
The Singing Marine (1937)
Orchestra Arrangement
Colleen (1936)
Music Arrangements by
Stage Struck (1936)
Orchestra Arrangement
Cain and Mabel (1936)
Orch Arrangements by
The Singing Kid (1936)
Orchestra Arrangement
Gold Diggers of 1937 (1936)
Orchestra Arrangement
Sweet Music (1935)
Orchestra Arrangement
Go into Your Dance (1935)
Orchestra Arrangement
Stars over Broadway (1935)
Orchestra Arrangement
In Caliente (1935)
Orchestra Arrangement
Captain Blood (1935)
Orchestra Arrangement
Gold Diggers of 1935 (1935)
Orchestration
Sweet Adeline (1934)
Orchestra Arrangement
Three on a Match (1932)
Orchestra Arrangement
The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (1929)
Music Arrangements

Music (Special)

An Hour With Danny Kaye (1960)
Music

Cast (Short)

The Screen Director (1951)
Himself
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's The Songwriters' Revue (1930)
Himself

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Music Man, The (1962) - Till There Was You Librarian Marian (Shirley Jones) is magnanimous in her praise of huckster Professor Hill (Robert Preston), with one of composer Meredith Willson's most famous tunes from The Music Man, 1962.
Music Man, The (1962) - Trouble Robert Preston as fake Professor Harold Hill, introducing himself to River City, Iowa, with Meredith Willson's famous tune "with a capital T," his first big number in Warner Bros' The Music Man, 1962.
Music Man, The (1962) - Iowa Stubborn Just arrived on the train from Illinois, after an opening number confirming the disdain of other traveling salesmen for his scorched-earth methods, un-credentialed music professor Henry Hill (Robert Preston) hears from the folk of River City, Io-way about their own predisposition, in the hit Warner Bros. adaptation of the Meredith Willson musical, with Timmy Everett, and Paul Ford as the Mayor, in The Music Man, 1962.
Music Man, The (1962) - Shipoopi Buddy Hackett never played the part on Broadway, and was a regular on NBC’s Tonight Show at the time, but his one number as Marcellus, friend of the title character, is one of the more remembered and parodied from the landmark Meredith Willson musical, The Music Man, 1962, starring Robert Preston.
Race Street (1948) - I'm In A Jam With Baby Splashy introduction for Gale Robbins as Elaine, night club singer and sister of the owner Dan (George Raft), her own vocal on a tune by Ray Heindorf, M.K. Jerome and Ted Koehler, fancy shot by director Edwin L. Marin and cinematographer J. Roy Hunt, in Race Street, 1948.
Gold Diggers Of 1935 - Lullaby Of Broadway Just a portion, featuring dancers "Ramon & Rosita" then the company, from Busby Berkeley's giant production of Lullaby Of Broadway by Harry Warren and Al Dubin, in Gold Diggers of 1935.
April In Paris (1952) - It Must Be Good Nervous diplomat Sam (Ray Bolger) on Broadway on state department business, discovers showgirl Ethel "Dynamite" Jackson (Doris Day), whom he's accidentally arranged to send to Paris, in a number with a song by Vernon Duke and Sammy Cahn, early in April In Paris, 1952.
Calamity Jane (1953) - Deadwood Stage Full throttle opening, original tune by Sammy Fain and Paul Francis Webster, Chubby Johnson is the driver and Howard Keel appears as Wild Bill but all are spectators to the star, Doris Day in the title role in the 1953 Warner Bros. hit Calamity Jane.
Calamity Jane (1953) - Secret Love Having replaced her rough buckskins with a softer cleaner set, with a new hairdo and Joel McCrea's horse, which he loaned to her for the picture, Doris Day (title character) offers the Sammy Fain and Paul Francis Webster original that became one of her signature songs, in Calamity Jane, 1953.
Lucky Me (1954) - High Hopes Out of work and forced to take hotel kitchen jobs, song and dance team Candy, Flo, Duke and Hap (Doris Day, Nancy Walker, Phil Silvers and Eddie Foy Jr.,) with a number by Sammy Fain and Paul Francis Webster, Leroy Prinz with choreography, in the Warner Bros. musical Lucky Me, 1954.
Lucky Me (1954) - Superstition Song Warner Bros. opens with Miami location shots, joining Doris Day on the soundstage in Hollywood's first wide-screen musical, the song by Sammy Fain and Paul Francis Webster, Leroy Prinz choreography, Jack Donohue directing, in Lucky Me, 1954, also starring Robert Cummings and Phil Silvers.
Lullaby Of Broadway (1951) - A Shanty In Old Shanty Town Doris Day wondering why her mother hasn't shown up at the New York mansion she supposedly owns, we see her (Gladys George) performing a tune by Jack Little, John Siras and Joe Young in a gin joint, her pal Lefty (Billy De Wolfe) plotting to keep up appearances, in Lullaby Of Broadway, 1951.

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