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Leo F. Forbstein (1892–1948)

Leo Forbstein began as a violin player at the age of 4. While conducting at the Royal Theater in St. Joseph, Mo., he pioneered and introduced the synchronization of the orchestra with the silent action on the movie screen. He moved to Hollywood in the mid 1920s where he directed a symphony orchestra at Grauman's Egyptian Theater. He signed as head ... See full bio »

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 1949 One Last Fling (musical director - uncredited)
 1949 Night Unto Night (musical director)
 1948 Whiplash (musical director)
 1948 The Decision of Christopher Blake (musical director)
 1948 Johnny Belinda (musical director)
 1948 Two Guys from Texas (musical director)
 1948 Rope (musical director)
 1948 The Big Punch (musical director)
 1948 Romance on the High Seas (musical director)
 1948 Wallflower (musical director)
 1948 Silver River (musical director)
 1948 The Woman in White (musical director)
 1948 Winter Meeting (musical director)
 1948 To the Victor (musical director)
 1948 April Showers (musical director)
 1948 My Girl Tisa (musical director)
 1948 The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (musical director)
 1947 The Voice of the Turtle (musical director)
 1947 My Wild Irish Rose (musical director)
 1947 Always Together (musical director)
 1947 Escape Me Never (musical director)
 1947 That Hagen Girl (musical director)
 1947 The Unsuspected (musical director)
 1947 Dark Passage (musical director)
 1947 Life with Father (musical director)
 1947 Deep Valley (musical director)
 1947 Cry Wolf (musical director)
 1947 Cheyenne (musical director)
 1947 Possessed (musical director)
 1947 Love and Learn (musical director)
 1947 Stallion Road (musical director)
 1947 Pursued (musical director)
 1947 The Two Mrs. Carrolls (musical director)
 1947 That Way with Women (musical director)
 1947 Nora Prentiss (musical director)
 1947 The Unfaithful (musical director)
 1947 The Man I Love (musical director)
 1946 The Time, the Place and the Girl (musical director)
 1946 Humoresque (musical director)
 1946 The Beast with Five Fingers (musical director)
 1946 Never Say Goodbye (musical director)
 1946 The Verdict (musical director)
 1946 Nobody Lives Forever (musical director)
 1946 Deception (musical director)
 1946 Shadow of a Woman (musical director)
 1946 Cloak and Dagger (musical director)
 1946 The Big Sleep (musical director)
 1946 Two Guys from Milwaukee (musical director)
 1946 Of Human Bondage (musical director)
 1946 Night and Day (musical director)
 1946 Janie Gets Married (musical director)
 1946 One More Tomorrow (musical director)
 1946 Her Kind of Man (musical director)
 1946 A Stolen Life (musical director)
 1946 Devotion (musical director)
 1946 Cinderella Jones (musical director)
 1946 Three Strangers (musical director)
 1946 My Reputation (musical director)
 1945 San Antonio (musical director)
 1945 Frontier Days (Short) (musical director - uncredited)
 1945 Too Young to Know (musical director)
 1945 Saratoga Trunk (musical director)
 1945 Danger Signal (musical director)
 1945 Confidential Agent (musical director)
 1945 Mildred Pierce (musical director)
 1945 Pride of the Marines (musical director)
 1945 Christmas in Connecticut (musical director)
 1945 Rhapsody in Blue (musical director)
 1945 Conflict (musical director)
 1945 Pillow to Post (musical director)
 1945 Escape in the Desert (musical director)
 1945 The Horn Blows at Midnight (musical director)
 1945 Law of the Badlands (Short) (musical director - uncredited)
 1945 The Corn Is Green (musical director)
 1945 God Is My Co-Pilot (musical director)
 1945 Hotel Berlin (musical director)
 1945 Roughly Speaking (musical director)
 1945 Objective, Burma! (musical director)
 1944 Hollywood Canteen (musical director)
 1944 The Very Thought of You (musical director)
 1944 The Conspirators (musical director)
 1944 To Have and Have Not (musical director)
 1944 Arsenic and Old Lace (musical director)
 1944 The Doughgirls (musical director)
 1944 Janie (musical director)
 1944 The Mask of Dimitrios (musical director)
 1944 Trial by Trigger (Short) (musical director - uncredited)
 1944 Make Your Own Bed (musical director)
 1944 Mr. Skeffington (musical director)
 1944 Between Two Worlds (musical director)
 1944 The Road to Victory (Short) (musical director)
 1944 The Adventures of Mark Twain (musical director)
 1944 Uncertain Glory (musical director)
 1944 Wells Fargo Days (Short) (musical director - uncredited)
 1944 Shine on Harvest Moon (musical director)
 1944 Roaring Guns (Short) (musical director - uncredited)
 1944 Passage to Marseille (musical director)
 1944 In Our Time (musical director)
 1944 Gun to Gun (Short) (musical director - uncredited)
 1943 The Desert Song (musical director)
 1943 Destination Tokyo (musical director)
 1943 Old Acquaintance (musical director)
 1943 Northern Pursuit (musical director)
 1943 Wagon Wheels West (Short) (musical director - uncredited)
 1943 Princess O'Rourke (musical director)
 1943 Thank Your Lucky Stars (musical director)
 1943 Oklahoma Outlaws (Short) (musical director - uncredited)
 1943 Watch on the Rhine (musical director)
 1943 This Is the Army (musical director)
 1943 Background to Danger (musical director)
 1943 The Constant Nymph (musical director)
 1943 Action in the North Atlantic (musical director)
 1943 Mission to Moscow (musical director)
 1943 Edge of Darkness (musical director)
 1943 Air Force (musical director)
 1943 The Hard Way (musical director)
 1942 Casablanca (musical director)
 1942 Gentleman Jim (musical director)
 1942 The Hidden Hand (musical director)
 1942 George Washington Slept Here (musical director)
 1942 Now, Voyager (musical director)
 1942 You Can't Escape Forever (musical director)
 1942 Desperate Journey (musical director)
 1942 Across the Pacific (musical director)
 1942 Secret Enemies (musical director - uncredited)
 1942 The Gay Sisters (musical director)
 1942 Wings for the Eagle (musical director)
 1942 The Big Shot (musical director)
 1942 Spy Ship (musical director)
 1942 Juke Girl (musical director)
 1942 Yankee Doodle Dandy (musical director)
 1942 In This Our Life (musical director)
 1942 Larceny, Inc. (musical director)
 1942 Always in My Heart (musical director)
 1942 The Male Animal (musical director)
 1942 Captains of the Clouds (musical director)
 1942 Kings Row (musical director)
 1942 All Through the Night (musical director)
 1942 The Man Who Came to Dinner (musical director)
 1941 Steel Against the Sky (musical director - uncredited)
 1941 They Died with Their Boots On (musical director)
 1941 Blues in the Night (musical director)
 1941 The Maltese Falcon (musical director)
 1941 One Foot in Heaven (musical director)
 1941 Nine Lives Are Not Enough (musical director - uncredited)
 1941 Navy Blues (musical director)
 1941 Dive Bomber (musical director)
 1941 Manpower (musical director)
 1941 The Bride Came C.O.D. (musical director)
 1941 Kisses for Breakfast (musical director)
 1941 Sergeant York (musical director)
 1941 Underground (musical director)
 1941 Out of the Fog (musical director)
 1941 Million Dollar Baby (musical director)
 1941 Shining Victory (musical director)
 1941 Singapore Woman (musical director)
 1941 Affectionately Yours (musical director)
 1941 The Wagons Roll at Night (musical director)
 1941 The Great Lie (musical director)
 1941 Knockout (musical director - uncredited)
 1941 The Sea Wolf (musical director)
 1941 Meet John Doe (musical director)
 1941 Footsteps in the Dark (musical director)
 1941 The Great Mr. Nobody (musical director)
 1941 The Strawberry Blonde (musical director)
 1941 Flight from Destiny (musical director)
 1941 High Sierra (musical director)
 1941 Honeymoon for Three (musical director)
 1941 Four Mothers (musical director)
 1940 Santa Fe Trail (musical director)
 1940/II She Couldn't Say No (musical director)
 1940 Lady with Red Hair (musical director)
 1940 Father Is a Prince (musical director - uncredited)
 1940 South of Suez (musical director)
 1940 The Letter (musical director)
 1940 East of the River (musical director)
 1940 A Dispatch from Reuter's (musical director)
 1940 Tugboat Annie Sails Again (musical director)
 1940 Knute Rockne All American (musical director)
 1940 City for Conquest (musical director)
 1940 No Time for Comedy (musical director)
 1940 Flowing Gold (musical director - uncredited)
 1940 They Drive by Night (musical director)
 1940 My Love Came Back (musical director)
 1940 All This, and Heaven Too (musical director)
 1940 The Sea Hawk (musical director)
 1940 The Man Who Talked Too Much (musical director)
 1940 A Fugitive from Justice (musical director - uncredited)
 1940 Brother Orchid (musical director)
 1940 Torrid Zone (musical director)
 1940 Saturday's Children (musical director)
 1940 'Til We Meet Again (musical director)
 1940 It All Came True (musical director)
 1940 Virginia City (musical director)
 1940 3 Cheers for the Irish (musical director)
 1940 Castle on the Hudson (musical director)
 1940 Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet (musical director)
 1940 British Intelligence (musical director - uncredited)
 1940 The Fighting 69th (musical director)
 1940 Brother Rat and a Baby (musical director)
 1939 Invisible Stripes (musical director)
 1939 Four Wives (musical director)
 1939 A Child Is Born (musical director)
 1939 We Are Not Alone (musical director)
 1939 The Roaring Twenties (musical director)
 1939 Pride of the Blue Grass (musical director - uncredited)
 1939 On Your Toes (musical director)
 1939 The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (musical director)
 1939 Espionage Agent (musical director)
 1939 Dust Be My Destiny (musical director)
 1939 Angels Wash Their Faces (musical director)
 1939 The Old Maid (musical director)
 1939 Each Dawn I Die (musical director)
 1939 Indianapolis Speedway (musical director)
 1939 Daughters Courageous (musical director)
 1939 Naughty But Nice (musical director)
 1939 Sons of Liberty (Short) (musical director)
 1939 The Kid from Kokomo (musical director)
 1939 Confessions of a Nazi Spy (musical director)
 1939 Juarez (musical director)
 1939 Dark Victory (musical director)
 1939 Women in the Wind (musical director)
 1939 Dodge City (musical director)
 1939 You Can't Get Away with Murder (musical director)
 1939 Secret Service of the Air (musical director - uncredited)
 1939 The Oklahoma Kid (musical director)
 1939 Yes, My Darling Daughter (musical director)
 1939 Wings of the Navy (musical director)
 1939 Blackwell's Island (musical director)
 1939 Off the Record (musical director)
 1939 They Made Me a Criminal (musical director)
 1939 King of the Underworld (musical director)
 1938 Going Places (musical director)
 1938 The Dawn Patrol (musical director)
 1938 Heart of the North (musical director)
 1938 Comet Over Broadway (musical director)
 1938 Angels with Dirty Faces (musical director)
 1938 Torchy Gets Her Man (musical director - uncredited)
 1938 Hard to Get (musical director)
 1938 Brother Rat (musical director)
 1938 The Sisters (musical director)
 1938 Garden of the Moon (musical director)
 1938 Secrets of an Actress (musical director)
 1938 Valley of the Giants (musical director)
 1938 Boy Meets Girl (musical director)
 1938 Four Daughters (musical director)
 1938 Four's a Crowd (musical director)
 1938 Sons of the Plains (Short) (musical director)
 1938 The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (musical director)
 1938 Racket Busters (musical director)
 1938 Cowboy from Brooklyn (musical director)
 1938 My Bill (musical director)
 1938 Men Are Such Fools (musical director)
 1938 Gold Diggers in Paris (musical director)
 1938 The Adventures of Robin Hood (musical director)
 1938 Crime School (musical director - uncredited)
 1938 Women Are Like That (musical director)
 1938 Fools for Scandal (musical director)
 1938 Love, Honor and Behave (musical director)
 1938 Jezebel (musical director)
 1938 A Slight Case of Murder (musical director)
 1938 Gold Is Where You Find It (musical director)
 1938 White Banners (musical director)
 1938 Swing Your Lady (musical director)
 1937 Tovarich (musical director)
 1937 Hollywood Hotel (musical director)
 1937 First Lady (musical director)
 1937 Submarine D-1 (musical director)
 1937 The Great Garrick (music director)
 1937 The Perfect Specimen (musical director)
 1937 Over the Goal (musical director - uncredited)
 1937 It's Love I'm After (musical director)
 1937 Back in Circulation (musical director)
 1937 That Certain Woman (musical director)
 1937 Confession (musical director)
 1937 Mr. Dodd Takes the Air (musical director)
 1937 The Life of Emile Zola (musical director)
 1937 They Won't Forget (musical director)
 1937 Dance Charlie Dance (musical director)
 1937 The Singing Marine (musical director)
 1937 Ever Since Eve (musical director)
 1937 Slim (musical director)
 1937 Another Dawn (musical director)
 1937 Kid Galahad (musical director)
 1937 San Quentin (musical director)
 1937 The Go Getter (musical director)
 1937 The Cherokee Strip (musical director)
 1937 Melody for Two (musical director)
 1937 The Prince and the Pauper (musical director)
 1937 Mountain Justice (musical director - as Leo Forbstein)
 1937 Call It a Day (musical director)
 1937 Marked Woman (musical director)
 1937 The Romance of Robert Burns (Short) (musical director - uncredited)
 1937 Men in Exile (musical director - uncredited)
 1937 The King and the Chorus Girl (musical director)
 1937 Land Beyond the Law (musical director - uncredited)
 1937 Ready, Willing and Able (musical director)
 1937 The Great O'Malley (musical director)
 1937 Green Light (musical director)
 1937 Stolen Holiday (musical director)
 1937 God's Country and the Woman (musical director)
 1937 Guns of the Pecos (musical director - uncredited)
 1936 Gold Diggers of 1937 (musical director)
 1936 Sing Me a Love Song (musical director - as Leo Forbstein)
 1936 Three Men on a Horse (musical director)
 1936 Polo Joe (musical director)
 1936 The Charge of the Light Brigade (musical director)
 1936 Cain and Mabel (musical director)
 1936 Give Me Your Heart (musical director)
 1936 Stage Struck (musical director)
 1936 China Clipper (musical director)
 1936 Anthony Adverse (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1936 Bengal Tiger (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1936 Earthworm Tractors (musical director)
 1936 Satan Met a Lady (musical director - uncredited)
 1936 The Green Pastures (musical director - uncredited)
 1936 The White Angel (musical director)
 1936 Hearts Divided (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1936 Bullets or Ballots (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1936 Changing of the Guard (Short) (conductor)
 1936 The Golden Arrow (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1936 Sons o' Guns (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1936 Treachery Rides the Range (musical director)
 1936 Times Square Playboy (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1936 I Married a Doctor (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1936 The Singing Kid (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1936 Snowed Under (conductor: Vitaphone orchestra)
 1936 Colleen (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1936 Boulder Dam (musical director)
 1936 The Walking Dead (musical director - uncredited)
 1936 Song of the Saddle (musical director)
 1936 Road Gang (musical director)
 1936 King of the Islands (Short) (musical director)
 1936 The Story of Louis Pasteur (musical director)
 1936 The Petrified Forest (musical director)
 1936 Man Hunt (musical director)
 1936 Freshman Love (musical director)
 1936 Ceiling Zero (musical director)
 1936 Carnival Day (Short) (musical director)
 1936 The Murder of Dr. Harrigan (musical director)
 1935 Dangerous (musical director)
 1935 Man of Iron (musical director)
 1935 Captain Blood (musical director)
 1935 The Widow from Monte Carlo (musical director)
 1935 Broadway Hostess (musical director)
 1935 Miss Pacific Fleet (musical director)
 1935 Okay, José (Short) (musical director)
 1935 Frisco Kid (musical director)
 1935 Stars Over Broadway (musical director)
 1935 I Found Stella Parish (musical director)
 1935 Moonlight on the Prairie (musical director)
 1935 The Payoff (musical director)
 1935 Personal Maid's Secret (musical director)
 1935 Dr. Socrates (musical director)
 1935 Shipmates Forever (musical director)
 1935 A Midsummer Night's Dream (musical director)
 1935 The Case of the Lucky Legs (musical director)
 1935 I Live for Love (musical director)
 1935 Keystone Hotel (Short) (musical director)
 1935 The Goose and the Gander (musical director)
 1935 Special Agent (musical director)
 1935 Little Big Shot (musical director)
 1935 Page Miss Glory (musical director)
 1935 We're in the Money (musical director)
 1935 The Irish in Us (musical director)
 1935 Bright Lights (musical director)
 1935 Broadway Gondolier (musical director)
 1935 Don't Bet on Blondes (musical director)
 1935 Front Page Woman (musical director)
 1935 Going Highbrow (musical director)
 1935 Stranded (musical director)
 1935 Alibi Ike (musical director)
 1935 Oil for the Lamps of China (musical director)
 1935 The Girl from 10th Avenue (musical director)
 1935 In Caliente (musical director)
 1935 Dinky (musical director)
 1935 Mary Jane's Pa (musical director)
 1935 Go Into Your Dance (musical director)
 1935 'G' Men (musical director)
 1935 The Case of the Curious Bride (musical director)
 1935 Black Fury (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1935 Gypsy Sweetheart (Short) (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1935 The Florentine Dagger (musical director)
 1935 Traveling Saleslady (musical director)
 1935 Gold Diggers of 1935 (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1935 Living on Velvet (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1935 While the Patient Slept (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1935 A Night at the Ritz (musical director)
 1935 El cantante de Napoles (conductor)
 1935 Sweet Music (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1935 The Woman in Red (conductor)
 1935 Devil Dogs of the Air (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra - as Leo Forbstein)
 1935 Red Hot Tires (composer: title music - uncredited) / (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1935 The Right to Live (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1935 Maybe It's Love (conductor: Vitaphone orchestra)
 1935 The White Cockatoo (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1935 Bordertown (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1935 Show Kids (Short) (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1935 What, No Men? (Short) (conductor)
 1934 Sweet Adeline (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 The Secret Bride (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 Murder in the Clouds (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 Babbitt (conductor)
 1934 Flirtation Walk (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 I Am a Thief (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 Gentlemen Are Born (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 The Firebird (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 The St. Louis Kid (musical director)
 1934 6 Day Bike Rider (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 I Sell Anything (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 Happiness Ahead (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 Big Hearted Herbert (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 A Lost Lady (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 The Case of the Howling Dog (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 British Agent (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 Kansas City Princess (conductor)
 1934 Desirable (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 The Dragon Murder Case (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 Dames (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 Housewife (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 Good Morning, Eve! (Short) (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 The Man with Two Faces (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 Service with a Smile (Short) (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 Friends of Mr. Sweeney (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 Here Comes the Navy (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 Midnight Alibi (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 Side Streets (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 King for a Day (Short) (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra - uncredited)
 1934 The Circus Clown (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 Dr. Monica (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 Madame Du Barry (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 The Personality Kid (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 Fog Over Frisco (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 The Key (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 The Merry Frinks (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 Smarty (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 He Was Her Man (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 La buenaventura (conductor)
 1934 Twenty Million Sweethearts (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 Upper World (conductor)
 1934 A Very Honorable Guy (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 Merry Wives of Reno (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 Harold Teen (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 Registered Nurse (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 A Modern Hero (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 Journal of a Crime (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 Jimmy the Gent (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 Gambling Lady (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 Heat Lightning (conductor: Vitaphone orchestra)
 1934 Wonder Bar (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 As the Earth Turns (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 Fashions of 1934 (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 Mandalay (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 I've Got Your Number (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 Dark Hazard (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 Bedside (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 Hi, Nellie! (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 Easy to Love (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1934 The Big Shakedown (musical director)
 1933 Lady Killer (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 The House on 56th Street (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 Son of a Sailor (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 The World Changes (conductor)
 1933 Havana Widows (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 From Headquarters (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 Female (conductor: Vitaphone orchestra)
 1933 College Coach (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 Ever in My Heart (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 The Kennel Murder Case (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 Footlight Parade (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 I Loved a Woman (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 Wild Boys of the Road (conductor)
 1933 Bureau of Missing Persons (conductor)
 1933 Goodbye Again (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 Captured! (conductor)
 1933 Voltaire (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 Mary Stevens, M.D. (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 She Had to Say Yes (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 The Man from Monterey (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1933 Baby Face (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 The Narrow Corner (conductor)
 1933 The Mayor of Hell (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 Heroes for Sale (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 Private Detective 62 (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 The Silk Express (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 The Life of Jimmy Dolan (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 Gold Diggers of 1933 (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 Ex-Lady (conductor)
 1933 Lilly Turner (conductor)
 1933 Picture Snatcher (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 Elmer, the Great (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 The Working Man (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 Central Airport (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 The Little Giant (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 The Mind Reader (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 The Keyhole (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 Girl Missing (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 Blondie Johnson (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 42nd Street (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 Grand Slam (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 Mystery of the Wax Museum (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 Ladies They Talk About (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 Hard to Handle (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 Parachute Jumper (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 Employees' Entrance (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1933 The King's Vacation (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 The Match King (conductor)
 1932 Frisco Jenny (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 20,000 Years in Sing Sing (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 Lawyer Man (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 Haunted Gold (composer: stock music - uncredited) / (musical score)
 1932 Central Park (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 Silver Dollar (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 You Said a Mouthful (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 They Call It Sin (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 Scarlet Dawn (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 Three on a Match (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 One Way Passage (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 The Crash (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 The Cabin in the Cotton (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 Tiger Shark (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 A Successful Calamity (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 Big City Blues (conductor)
 1932 Life Begins (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 Two Against the World (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 Blessed Event (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 Crooner (conductor)
 1932 Doctor X (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 Miss Pinkerton (conductor)
 1932 Jewel Robbery (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 The Purchase Price (conductor: Vitaphone orchestra)
 1932 Winner Take All (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 Love Is a Racket (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 The Dark Horse (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 Street of Women (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 Week-End Marriage (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 The Strange Love of Molly Louvain (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 The Tenderfoot (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 The Rich Are Always with Us (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 Two Seconds (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 The Famous Ferguson Case (conductor)
 1932 The Mouthpiece (conductor)
 1932 So Big! (conductor)
 1932 Man Wanted (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 The Crowd Roars (conductor)
 1932 Beauty and the Boss (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 It's Tough to Be Famous (conductor)
 1932 The Heart of New York (conductor: The Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 Play Girl (conductor)
 1932 The Expert (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 Alias the Doctor (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 Fireman, Save My Child (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 The Man Who Played God (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 The Hatchet Man (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 High Pressure (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 Taxi! (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1932 Union Depot (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1931 Manhattan Parade (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1931 Under Eighteen (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1931 Safe in Hell (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra - as Leo Forbstein)
 1931 Her Majesty, Love (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1931 Blonde Crazy (conductor: Vitaphone orchestra)
 1931 Expensive Women (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1931 The Road to Singapore (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1931 Side Show (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1931 Five Star Final (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1931 Bought! (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1931 The Star Witness (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1931 The Last Flight (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1931 Stranger in Town (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1931 Broadminded (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1931 Night Nurse (conductor: Vitaphone orchestra)
 1931 Smart Money (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1931 Gold Dust Gertie (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1931 Big Business Girl (conductor)
 1931 The Maltese Falcon (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1931 Too Young to Marry (musical director)
 1931 The Millionaire (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1931 God's Gift to Women (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1931 La dama atrevida (musical director)
 1931 50 Million Frenchmen (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1931 The Right of Way (conductor: Vitaphone orchestra)
 1931 The Naughty Flirt (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1931 Little Caesar (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra - uncredited)
 1931 Kiss Me Again (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1930 The Widow from Chicago (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1930 The Truth About Youth (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1930 The Doorway to Hell (musical director - uncredited)
 1930 Bright Lights (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1930 Top Speed (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1930 Road to Paradise (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1930 The Dawn Patrol (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1930 Numbered Men (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra) / (musical director - uncredited)
 1930 Back Pay (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1930 The Song of the Flame (conductor - as Leo Forbstein)
 1930 The Flirting Widow (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1930 A Notorious Affair (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1930 Show Girl in Hollywood (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1930 Those Who Dance (conductor)
 1930 Spring Is Here (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1930 Son of the Gods (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1930 Loose Ankles (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1930 Playing Around (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1929 Sally (conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra)
 1929 Broadway Babies (conductor: musical score & Vitaphone Symphony Orchestra)
 1929 The Squall (conductor: Vitaphone Symphony Orchestra)
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