10 Favourite Harry Warren Movie Songs

1893 - 1981

Popular and prolific composer whose movie songs became standards, and whose dream of Broadway success came true when the film "42nd Street" was adapted for the stage.
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1.
Hello Frisco, Hello (1943)
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In turn-of-the-century San Francisco, an ambitious vaudevillian takes his quartet from a honky tonk to the big time, while spurning the love of his troupe's star singer for a selfish heiress. (99 mins.)
“ Song: YOU'LL NEVER KNOW
Lyrics: Mack Gordon
Best Song Oscar Winner

The first notes of the song adorn Harry's tombstone. ” - misspaddylee
 
2.
Orchestra Wives (1942)
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Connie Ward is in seventh heaven when Gene Morrison's band rolls into town. She is swept off her feet by trumpeter Bill Abbot... (98 mins.)
Director: Archie Mayo
“ Song: "AT LAST"
Lyrics: Mack Gordon
Sung by: Glenn Miller Orchestra with Ray Eberle and Pat Friday dubbing Lynn Bari ” - misspaddylee
 
3.
Gold Diggers of 1935 (1935)
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In a luxury hotel stage director Nicoleff stages a show to get the money to pay his bills. Mrs. Prentiss... (95 mins.)
Director: Busby Berkeley
“ Song: LULLABY OF BROADWAY
Lyrics: Al Dubin
Performed by: Wini Shaw and ensemble ” - misspaddylee
 
4.
Melody for Two (1937)
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Mel Lynch and his aide 'Remorse' Rumson are wheeler dealer managers for big band leader Tod Weaver. They finally get him into the big time but then must deal with competing singers Gale Starr and Lorna Wray. (60 mins.)
Director: Louis King
“ Song: SEPTEMBER IN THE RAIN
Lyrics: Al Dubin
Performed by: James Melton ” - misspaddylee
 
5.
The Caddy (1953)
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Although gifted golfer Harvey Miller is too nervous to golf in public tournaments, he acts as coach and caddy for friend Joe Anthony. (95 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
“ Song: THAT'S AMORE
Lyrics: Jack Brooks
Performed by: Dean Martin ” - misspaddylee
 
6.
42nd Street (1933)
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A producer puts on what may be his last Broadway show and, at the last moment, a chorus girl has to replace the star. (89 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
“ Song: YOU'RE GETTING TO BE A HABIT WITH ME
Lyrics: Al Dubin
Performed by: Bebe Daniels with Harry Akst

Harry Warren and Al Dubin make an appearance in the movie as a couple of songwriters who get chewed out by the director. ” - misspaddylee
 
7.
Iceland (1942)
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Marine, James Murfin, is unaware of Icelandic customs. When he flirts with Katina her Icelandic family... (79 mins.)
“ Song: THERE WILL NEVER BE ANOTHER YOU
Lyrics: Mack Gordon
Performed by: Joan Merrill with Sammy Kaye and His Orchestra ” - misspaddylee
 
8.
The Gang's All Here (1943)
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A soldier falls for a chorus girl and then experiences trouble when he is posted to the Pacific. (103 mins.)
Director: Busby Berkeley
“ Song: NO LOVE, NO NOTHIN'
Lyrics: Leo Robin
Performed by: Alice Faye ” - misspaddylee
 
9.
Dames (1934)
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Multi-millionaire Ezra Ounce wants to start a campaign against 'filthy' forms of entertainment, like Broadway-Shows... (91 mins.)
“ Song: I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU
Lyrics: Al Dubin
Performed by: Dick Powell ” - misspaddylee
 
10.
Orchestra Wives (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Connie Ward is in seventh heaven when Gene Morrison's band rolls into town. She is swept off her feet by trumpeter Bill Abbot... (98 mins.)
Director: Archie Mayo
“ Song: SERENADE IN BLUE
Lyrics: Mack Gordon
Performed by: Glenn Miller Orchestra with Pat Friday dubbing Lynn Bari ” - misspaddylee