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Hugo Friedhofer (1901–1981)

Hugo Friedhofer -- how many times have you seen that name in the credits of 1930s and '40s movies for "orchestration" or "musical arranger" and thought -- Gee, what a busy guy! He was, and, ironically, much of that work went uncredited. He is not usually mentioned with the great film composers of early Hollywood, but he was very much an equal and ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 1970 Airport (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1967-1969 The Guns of Will Sonnett (TV Series) (composer - 50 episodes)
- Three Stand Together (1969) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Man Who Killed Jim Sonnett (1969) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Sodbuster (1969) ... (composer: theme music)
- One Angry Juror (1969) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Trial (1969) ... (composer: theme music)
 1965 The Greatest Story Ever Told (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1964 Invitation to a Gunfighter (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1961 The Americans (TV Series) (composer - 17 episodes)
- The Inquisitors (1961) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Coward (1961) ... (composer: theme music)
- The War Between the States (1961) ... (composer: theme music)
- Long Way Back (1961) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Bounty Jumpers (1961) ... (composer: theme music)
 1959 The Redeemer (orchestrator: David Raksin score - uncredited)
 1958 I Married a Monster from Outer Space (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1958 Apache Territory (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1958 The Gift of Love (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1957 The Hard Man (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1957 The Guns of Fort Petticoat (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1957 Zombies of Mora Tau (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1956 7th Cavalry (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1956 The Girl Can't Help It (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1956 Love Me Tender (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1956 The White Squaw (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1956 Secret of Treasure Mountain (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1956 The Leather Saint (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1955 Duel on the Mississippi (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1955 The Gun That Won the West (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1955 Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1955 Hell's Island (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1955 Jungle Moon Men (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1955 Pirates of Tripoli (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1954 Deep in My Heart (orchestrator)
 1954 Cannibal Attack (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1954 Princess of the Nile (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1954 The Saracen Blade (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1954 Jungle Man-Eaters (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1954 The Iron Glove (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1953 City of Bad Men (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1953 Valley of Head Hunters (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1953 A Blueprint for Murder (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1953 Goldtown Ghost Riders (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1953 Siren of Bagdad (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1953 The 49th Man (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1953 Fort Ti (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1953 Prince of Pirates (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1953 Savage Mutiny (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1952 The Pathfinder (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1952 Blue Canadian Rockies (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1952 Wagon Team (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1952 California Conquest (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1952 Brave Warrior (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1952 Thief of Damascus (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 Jungle Manhunt (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 Hurricane Island (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 When the Redskins Rode (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 A Yank in Korea (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 The Tougher They Come (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 Union Station (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 State Penitentiary (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 Customs Agent (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 Captive Girl (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 Mark of the Gorilla (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 Chinatown at Midnight (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 Roseanna McCoy (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1949 The Secret of St. Ives (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 Batman and Robin (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 Rusty Saves a Life (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1948 Jungle Jim (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1948 A Song Is Born (musical director)
 1948 Black Eagle (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1948 Who Killed Doc Robbin (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1948 Adventures in Silverado (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1948 The Prince of Thieves (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1947 Devil Ship (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1947 The Crime Doctor's Gamble (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1947 Escape Me Never (orchestrator)
 1947 Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1947 Last of the Redmen (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1947 Cheyenne (orchestrator)
 1947 Framed (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1947 The Man I Love (orchestrator)
 1947 Dead Reckoning (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1946 The Beast with Five Fingers (orchestrator)
 1946 Cloak and Dagger (orchestral arrangements)
 1946 A Stolen Life (orchestrator)
 1946 One More Tomorrow (composer: title music - uncredited)
 1946 Devotion (orchestrator)
 1946 Behind Green Lights (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1946 My Reputation (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1945 San Antonio (orchestrator)
 1945 Mildred Pierce (orchestral arrangements)
 1945 Rhapsody in Blue (orchestrator: Max Steiner - uncredited)
 1945 War Comes to America (Documentary) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1945 The Corn Is Green (orchestrator)
 1945 Roughly Speaking (orchestrator)
 1944 The Woman in the Window (musical director - uncredited)
 1944 The Conspirators (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1944 Arsenic and Old Lace (orchestrator)
 1944 Take It or Leave It (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1944 Mystery Man (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1944 Between Two Worlds (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1944 Lumberjack (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1944 The Sullivans (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1944 Know Your Ally: Britain (Documentary short) (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1943 Riders of the Deadline (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1943 Watch on the Rhine (orchestral arrangements)
 1943 Heaven Can Wait (music supervisor - uncredited)
 1943 The Constant Nymph (orchestrator)
 1943 Mission to Moscow (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1943 The Hard Way (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1942 The Black Swan (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1942 Casablanca (orchestral arrangements)
 1942 Now, Voyager (orchestrator)
 1942 Girl Trouble (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1942 Desperate Journey (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (orchestrator)
 1942 The Battle of Midway (Short documentary) (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1942 Tales of Manhattan (orchestrator)
 1942 The Gay Sisters (orchestral arrangements)
 1942 The Pied Piper (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1942 Juke Girl (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1942 Spanish Fiesta (Short) (orchestral arrangements)
 1942 In This Our Life (orchestral arrangements)
 1942 Captains of the Clouds (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1942 Kings Row (orchestral arrangements)
 1942 Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1941 Cadet Girl (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1941 They Died with Their Boots On (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1941 How Green Was My Valley (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1941 Swamp Water (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1941 One Foot in Heaven (orchestrator)
 1941 Dive Bomber (orchestrator)
 1941 The Bride Came C.O.D. (orchestrator)
 1941 Sergeant York (orchestral arrangements)
 1941 Broadway Limited (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1941 Shining Victory (orchestral arrangements)
 1941 Border Vigilantes (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1941 The Great Lie (orchestral arranger)
 1941 The Sea Wolf (orchestrator)
 1941 Meet John Doe (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1940 Santa Fe Trail (orchestral arrangements)
 1940 The Letter (orchestral arrangements)
 1940 A Dispatch from Reuter's (orchestral arrangements)
 1940 City for Conquest (orchestral arrangements)
 1940 The Westerner (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1940 The Man I Married (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1940 They Drive by Night (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1940 All This, and Heaven Too (orchestral arrangements)
 1940 The Sea Hawk (orchestrations)
 1940 Rebecca (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1940 Virginia City (orchestral arrangements)
 1940 Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet (orchestral arrangements)
 1940 The Fighting 69th (orchestral arrangements)
 1939 Four Wives (orchestral arrangements)
 1939 Gone with the Wind (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1939 A Child Is Born (orchestral arrangements)
 1939 We Are Not Alone (orchestrator)
 1939 Intermezzo: A Love Story (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1939 Dust Be My Destiny (orchestrator)
 1939 The Old Maid (orchestral arrangements)
 1939 Each Dawn I Die (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1939 Susannah of the Mounties (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1939 Confessions of a Nazi Spy (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1939 Juarez (orchestral arrangements)
 1939 Dark Victory (orchestral arrangements by)
 1939 Dodge City (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1939 The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (music arranger - uncredited)
 1939 You Can't Get Away with Murder (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1939 The Oklahoma Kid (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (orchestral arrangements)
 1939 Made for Each Other (composer: music cues - uncredited)
 1939 They Made Me a Criminal (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1938 The Dawn Patrol (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1938 Angels with Dirty Faces (orchestral arrangements)
 1938 The Cowboy and the Lady (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1938 The Young in Heart (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1938 The Sisters (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1938 Valley of the Giants (composer: additional music cues - uncredited) / (orchestral arrangements)
 1938 Four Daughters (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1938 Racket Busters (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1938 Bar 20 Justice (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1938 Hunted Men (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1938 The Adventures of Robin Hood (orchestral arrangements)
 1938 Crime School (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1938 Heart of Arizona (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1938 Tip-Off Girls (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1938 Jezebel (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1938 Cassidy of Bar 20 (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1938 Gold Is Where You Find It (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1938 The Goldwyn Follies (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1938 Partners of the Plains (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1938 Swing Your Lady (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1937 Tovarich (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1937 Thank You, Mr. Moto (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1937 Born to the West (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1937 First Lady (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1937 Submarine D-1 (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1937 Texas Trail (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1937 Night Club Scandal (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1937 The Hurricane (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1937 The Great Garrick (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1937 She Asked for It (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1937 That Certain Woman (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1937 The Prisoner of Zenda (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1937 Hopalong Rides Again (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1937 The Life of Emile Zola (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1937 The Great Gambini (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1937 Slim (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1937 Another Dawn (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1937 Kid Galahad (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1937 The Prince and the Pauper (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1937 A Star Is Born (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1937 Lost Horizon (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1937 The Great O'Malley (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1937 Green Light (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1937 You Only Live Once (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1937 God's Country and the Woman (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1936 Beloved Enemy (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1936 The Charge of the Light Brigade (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1936 The Garden of Allah (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1936 Ramona (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1936 The General Died at Dawn (music adaptor - uncredited)
 1936 Hollywood Boulevard (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1936 The Last of the Mohicans (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1936 Anthony Adverse (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1936 The Green Pastures (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1936 The Arizona Raiders (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1936 The White Angel (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1936 The Road to Glory (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1936 One Rainy Afternoon (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1936 The Great Ziegfeld (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1936 Give Us This Night (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1935 Last of the Pagans (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1935 Captain Blood (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1935 The Last Days of Pompeii (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1935 The Call of the Wild (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1935 Hop-a-long Cassidy (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1935 Charlie Chan in Egypt (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1935 Under the Pampas Moon (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1935 So Red the Rose (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1935 Our Little Girl (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1935 George White's 1935 Scandals (composer: music cues - uncredited)
 1935 The Lottery Lover (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1935 Charlie Chan in Paris (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1934 Music in the Air (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1934 Springtime for Henry (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1934 The World Moves On (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1933 I Am Suzanne! (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1933 Jimmy and Sally (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1933 Pilgrimage (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1933 Zoo in Budapest (composer: music cues - uncredited)
 1933 The Good Companions (music adaptor - US release, uncredited)
 1933 Broadway Bad (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1932 Handle with Care (composer: title music - uncredited)
 1932 Tess of the Storm Country (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1932 Devil's Lottery (composer: title music - uncredited)
 1931 Delicious (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1931 Merely Mary Ann (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1931 Always Goodbye (composer: title music - uncredited)
 1931 The Man Who Came Back (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1930 Under Suspicion (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1930 Scotland Yard (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1930 Liliom (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1929 Sunnyside Up (orchestrator - uncredited)
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