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Jack Elliott (XI) (1914–1972)

Composer, author, songwriter ("Sam's Song", "It's So Nice to Have a Man Around the House", "In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning") and singer, educated in high school and then a singer in vaudeville, night clubs, theatres and radio. In 1939, he worked as a reporter for the Chicago 'Variety'. Joining ASCAP in 1945, his chief musical collaborators ... See full bio »

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 2009 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1940s: Stars, Stripes and Singing (Video documentary) (writer: "Under California Stars" - uncredited)
 2003 Duplex (writer: "Adios, Au Revoir, Auf Wiedersehn" (1969))
 1990/I Havana (writer: "I Think of You")
 1980 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Christopher Reeve (1980) ... (writer: "Sam's Song")
 1958 Senior Prom (writer: "Do You Care", "Senior Prom", "The Longer I Love You", "Never Before", "My Heart Will Play the Music", "You Know When It's Him", "Ivy Walls", "Best Way to Keep a Man")
 1958 The Danny Thomas Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Dinah Shore and Danny are Rivals (1958) ... (lyrics: "It's So Nice To Have A Man Around The House" - uncredited)
 1958 Six-Five Special (writer: "Come To My Arms")
 1956 Accused of Murder (writer: "Take It or Leave It" - uncredited)
 1956 Flame of the Islands (writer: "Take It or Leave It", "Bahama Mama")
 1955 Lay That Rifle Down (writer: "The Continental Correspondence Charm School", "Sleepy Serenade", "I'm Glad I Was Born on My Birthday")
 1955 Carolina Cannonball (writer: "Carolina Cannonball", "Wishin' and Waitin'", "Busy As a Beaver")
 1954 Untamed Heiress (writer: "Welcome", "A Dream for Sale", "Sugar Daddy")
 1953 The Milton Berle Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Carol Channing, Peter Lawford, Maria Riva (1953) ... (lyrics: "It's So Nice to Have a Man Around the House", "It's so Nice to Have a Girl Around the House")
 1953 Toot, Whistle, Plunk and Boom (Short) (writer: "A Toot And A Whistle And A Plunk And A Boom")
 1953 Sweethearts on Parade (lyrics: "Wanderin'" - uncredited)
 1953 Old Overland Trail (writer: "Cowboy's Dream of Heaven")
 1952 South Pacific Trail (writer: "I'll Sing a Love Song")
 1952 The WAC from Walla Walla (lyrics: "Song of the Women's Army Corps") / (writer: "Lovely", "If Only Dreams Came True", "Boy, Oh, Boy")
 1952 Bal Tabarin (lyrics: "Now Forevermore", "My Heart Says Yes", "You've Never Been in Love") / (music: "Now Forevermore", "You've Never Been in Love")
 1952 Gobs and Gals (writer: "East Indian Polka" - uncredited)
 1952 Border Saddlemates (writer: "Roll On, Texas Moon")
 1952 Oklahoma Annie (writer: "Never Never Never")
 1952 Colorado Sundown (writer: "Under Colorado Stars" - uncredited)
 1951 Pals of the Golden West (writer: "Pals of the Golden West", "You Never Know When Love May Come Along", "Slumber Trail")
 1951 The Sea Hornet (lyrics: "Someone to Remember") / (writer: "A Dream or Two Ago", "I'm Afraid of You")
 1951 Honeychile (writer: "Tutti-Frutti", "Honeychile" (reprise), "Honeychile")
 1951 South of Caliente (writer: "My Home Is Over Yonder', "Won'tcha Be A Friend Of Mine?", "Gypsy Trail")
 1951 Utah Wagon Train (writer: "The California Trail" - uncredited)
 1951 Painting the Clouds with Sunshine (lyrics: "A Man Is a Necessary Evil", "The Mambo Man" - uncredited)
 1951 In Old Amarillo (writer: "In Old Amarillo", "Under the Lone Star Moon", "If I Ever Fall In Love")
 1951 Bullfighter and the Lady (lyrics: "Esta Noche (Tonight)")
 1951 Heart of the Rockies (lyrics: "Wanderin'") / (writer: "Rodeo Square Dance", "Heart of the Rockies")
 1951 Cuban Fireball (writer: "Lost and Found", "A Slave")
 1951 Oh! Susanna (writer: "Is Someone Lonely")
 1951 Spoilers of the Plains (writer: "It's A Lead Pipe Cinch", "It's An Old Spanish Custom", "Rainbow Over Texas" - uncredited)
 1950 California Passage (writer: "Second-Hand Romance", "I'm Goin' Round in Circles")
 1950 Trail of Robin Hood (: (uncredited", "Ev'ry Day Is Christmas Day In the West" (uncredited" - (writer: "Get a Christmas Tree For Johnny", uncredited)
 1950 North of the Great Divide (writer: "North of the Great Divide", "Just Keep A'movin'", "By The Laughing Spring")
 1950 Dark City (lyrics: "IF I DIDN'T HAVE YOU" - uncredited)
 1950 Sunset in the West (writer: "When A Pretty Girl Passes By", "Rollin' Wheels")
 1950 Surrender (writer: "Surrender")
 1950 The Vanishing Westerner (writer: "When You Sing Out With a Song")
 1950 Federal Agent at Large (writer: "Miguelito")
 1949 Pioneer Marshal (writer: "When Dallas Is Your Home")
 1949 Law of the Golden West (writer: "That's the Place Where I Want To Stay")
 1949 Susanna Pass (writer: "Two Gun Rita", "Susanna Pass")
 1949 The Last Bandit (writer: "Love Is Such a Funny Thing")
 1948 The Far Frontier (writer: "The Far Frontier", "The Casual Cowboy Song" - uncredited)
 1948 Grand Canyon Trail (writer: "Grand Canyon Trail", "Colorado Joe")
 1948 The Gallant Legion (writer: "Lady From Monterey", "A Kiss of Two", "A Gambler's Life")
 1948 Under California Stars (writer: "Under California Stars", "Rogers, King of the Cowboys", "Little Saddle Pal")
 1948 Old Los Angeles (lyrics: "Jesuita en Chihuahua")
 1947 Springtime in the Sierras (writer: "Springtime in the Sierras", "Oh, What a Picture", "Pedro From Acapulco")
 1947 That's My Gal (writer: "Take It Away", "That's My Gal", "Gay Ranchero", "Music in My Heart")
 1947 Bells of San Angelo (writer: "The Bells of San Angelo", "I Like to Get Up Early in the Morning", "A Cowboy's Dream of Heaven", "I Love the West")
 1947 Twilight on the Rio Grande (writer: "Twilight on the Rio Grande", "The Pretty Knife Grinder")
 1947 Apache Rose (writer: "Apache Rose" (uncredited), "Ride Vaqueros" (uncredited), "At the Wishing Well" (uncredited), "There's Nothing Like Coffee In the Morning")
 1946 Heldorado (writer: "Heldorado", "Good Neighbor")
 1946 Out California Way (writer: "Ridin' Down the Sunset Trail")
 1946 Home in Oklahoma (writer: "I Wish I Was A Kid Again", "Jailhouse Sequence", "Home In Oklahoma", "Breakfast Club Song", "Miguelito")
 1946 Roll on Texas Moon (writer: "Roll On, Texas Moon", "What's Doing Tonight In Dreamland", "Wontcha Be a Friend of Mine")
 1946 Under Nevada Skies (writer: "I Want To Go West", "Under Nevada Skies", "Anytime That I'm With You")
 1946 Holiday in Mexico (lyrics: "I Think of You" - uncredited) / (music: "I Think of You" - uncredited)
 1946 Rendezvous with Annie (writer: "Dream Man")
 1946 One Exciting Week (lyrics: "Ciribiribin" (1898))
 1946 Rainbow Over Texas (writer: "Little Senorita", "Rainbow Over Texas", "Lights of Old Santa Fe")
 1946 Song of Arizona (writer: "Song of Arizona", "Round and Around--The Lariat Song", "Half a Chance Ranch", "Mr. Spook Steps Out")
 1946 Breakfast in Hollywood (writer: "Hedda Hopper's Hats")
 1946 Abilene Town (arranger: "I Love Out Here in the West", "All You Gotta Do", "Every Time I Give My Heart")
 1945 Girls of the Big House (lyrics: "There's a Man in My Life" - uncredited)
 1945 Don't Fence Me In (writer: "Lights of Old Santa Fe")
 1945 Sunset in El Dorado (writer: "Belle of the El Dorado", "The Lady Who Wouldn't Say Yes")
 1945/I Along the Navajo Trail (writer: "Saving For a Rainy Day", "Back in Saskatoon", "It's the Gypsy in Me", "Free as Wind")
 1945 Swingin' on a Rainbow (writer: "Music in My Heart")
 1945 Steppin' in Society (writer: "If You Like Me Then I'll Like You")
 1945 Bells of Rosarita (writer: "Bells of Rosarita")
 1945 Santa Fe Saddlemates (writer: "Oh, Mister")
 1945 Flame of Barbary Coast (writer: "Baby Blue-Eyes, Have a Heart" - uncredited)
 1944 The Big Bonanza (writer: "When the Right Man Comes Along", "There's a Little Bit of Mischief in Me")
 1944 Lights of Old Santa Fe (writer: "The Nerve Of Some People", "Lights of Old Santa Fe")
 1944 My Buddy (writer: "Who Done It?")
 1944 Sing, Neighbor, Sing (writer: "Dear Old Blake", "Phrenology" - uncredited)
 1941 Country Fair (writer: "Mornin' on the Farm")

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