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Larry Adler (I) (1914–2001)

Larry Adler was born on February 10, 1914 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Lawrence Cecil Adler. He is known for his work on Genevieve (1953), King & Country (1964) and Three Daring Daughters (1948). He was married to Sally Cline and Eileen Walser. He died on August 6, 2001 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 87) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Genevieve
Genevieve Composer
(1953)
King & Country
King & Country Composer
(1964)
Three Daring Daughters
Three Daring Daughters Himself (Harmonica Player)
(1948)
Calling All Stars
(1937)

Filmography

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 1976 ITV Sunday Night Drama (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Enemy (1976) ... (music composed by)
 1972 The Mad Trapper (TV Movie documentary)
 1972 Review (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1971 Jamie (TV Series)
 1965 Theatre 625 (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Enter Solly Gold (1965)
 1964 The Midnight Men (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Promise to Kill (1964)
- The Proxy (1964)
- Time of Danger (1964)
 1964 First Night (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1963 The Hook
 1962 The Great Chase (Documentary)
 1961 The Hellions
 1958 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1955 The Girl (TV Movie)
 1953 Genevieve
Show Show Music department (12 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (7 credits)
Show Show Actor (8 credits)
Show Show Self (46 credits)
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Stage: Appeared in Herbert and Ellis' revue "Streamline," in Charles B. Cochran's production at the Palace Theatre in London, England, with Florence Desmond, Roy Russell, Charles Heslop, Naunton Wayne, Tilly Losch, Nora Howard, La Jana, June Hart, Sepha Treble, Iris March, William Stephens, Moya Nugent, Esmond Knight and Kyra Nijinsky... See more »

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Personal Quote:

[on Ira Gershwin] When Paul Draper and I were starting out on our first concert tour - I was to play, and he to dance - I was living out in California, about three blocks away from Ira. The day I was to leave by train to meet Paul in Denver for our first engagement, I was pretty nervous, as you can imagine. The doorbell rang. It was Ira. he handed me a package, In it was some formal dresswear. ... See more »

Trivia:

When he was asked to do the score for Genevieve his agent asked for 750 pounds but was told the studio couldn't afford that much and instead offered him 2.5% of the profits. The agent tried to convince him to decline saying this film was intended to be a 'quota' film which would probably never make back its cost in takings. He decided to take the chance having liked what he had seen of the work ... See more »

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