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Louis Alter (1902–1980)

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Inducted into the Haverhill [Massachusetts] Citizens Hall of Fame. See more trivia »

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 2014 Nat King Cole: Afraid of the Dark (Documentary) (writer: "My Kinda Love")
 2013 33 revolucions (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Raynald Colom (2013) ... (music: "Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans")
 2010 The Sons of Tennessee Williams (Documentary) (writer: "Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans")
 2010 Treme (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Do You Know What It Means (2010) ... (writer: "Do You Know What it Means to Miss New Orleans" - uncredited)
 2007 Shake the Devil Off (Documentary) (writer: "Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans")
 2006 Bernard and Doris (writer: "I Love the Way You're Breaking My Heart")
 1996 Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy ("Dolores")
 1992 School Ties ("Dolores")
 1989 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (music - 1 episode)
- Satchmo: The Life of Louis Armstrong (1989) ... (music: "The Blues Are Brewin'")
 1985 Summer Rental (writer: "Dolores")
 1976 It's Showtime (Documentary) (music: "Fido and Me" - uncredited)
 1974 That's Entertainment! (Documentary) (music: "Gotta Feelin' for You" (1929) - uncredited)
 1972 The Graham Kennedy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 21 November 1972 (1972) ... (writer: "Rainbow on the River")
 1972 The Godfather (music: "Manhattan Serenade" (1928))
 1970 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 12 August 1970 (1970) ... (writer: "Come Up and See Me Sometime")
 1970 The David Frost Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.157 (1970) ... (writer: "Come Up and See Me Sometime")
 1968 The Dean Martin Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.28 (1968) ... (music: "Dolores" - uncredited)
 1961 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 29 December 1961 (1961) ... (writer: "Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans" - uncredited)
 1959-1960 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- Episode #12.30 (1960) ... (music: "You Turned the Tables on Me" - uncredited)
- Episode #12.4 (1959) ... (music: "Twilight On The Trail" - uncredited)
 1957 Kiss Them for Me (music: "You Turned the Tables on Me" - uncredited)
 1952 You Bet Your Life (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.32 (1952) ... (music: "Twilight On The Trail" - uncredited)
 1952 The Marrying Kind (music: "Dolores" - uncredited)
 1949 Slattery's Hurricane (music: "Dolores" - uncredited)
 1947 Living in a Big Way (music: "Fido and Me" - uncredited)
 1947 New Orleans ("(Do You Know What It Means to Miss) New Orleans" (1947), "The Blues Are Brewin'" (1947), "Endie" (1947))
 1946 Breakfast in Hollywood (music: "If I Had a Wishing Ring" - as Lou Alter)
 1945 Mouse in Manhattan (Short) (music: "Manhattan Serenade" - uncredited)
 1944 Musical Movieland (Short) (music: "Beside the Zuider Zee", "The Girl on the Little Blue Plate" - uncredited)
 1943 Hi, Buddy (music: "We-All Tegether")
 1941 Twilight on the Trail (music: "Twilight on the Trail" - uncredited)
 1941 No Greater Sin (writer: "Forever With You")
 1941 Caught in the Draft (writer: "LOVE ME AS I AM")
 1941 Las Vegas Nights (music: "Dolores" - uncredited)
 1940 Youth Will Be Served (writer: "Youth Will Be Served", "Hot Dogs and Corn Dodgers")
 1940 'Til We Meet Again (music: "The Sky Fell Down" (1939) - uncredited)
 1937 Starlets (Short) (music: "Melody from the Sky" - uncredited)
 1937 Make a Wish (lyrics: "Make a Wish", "Music in My Heart", "Old Man Rip", "Birchlake Forever") / (music: "Campfire Dreams")
 1937 Vogues of 1938 (music: "Turn On That Red Hot Heat (Burn Your Blues Away)" (1937), "King of Jam", "Lady Of The Evening (1937), "Fall Fashion Show" - uncredited)
 1937 Twilight on the Trail (Short) (music: "Twilight on the Trail")
 1937 You Only Live Once (music: "A Thousand Dreams of You" (1936) - uncredited)
 1936 Rainbow on the River (music: "Rainbow on the River")
 1936 Leon Navara and Orchestra (Short) (music: "A Melody from the Sky")
 1936 Sing, Baby, Sing ("You Turned the Tables on Me")
 1936 The Fire Alarm (Short) (music: "One in a Million" - uncredited)
 1936 The Trail of the Lonesome Pine (music: "Twilight on the Trail", "A Melody from the Sky")
 1936 Soft Lights and Sweet Music (writer: "I'm All In")
 1935 The Rainmakers (music: "Isn't Love the Grandest Thing?" (1935) - uncredited)
 1935 Personal Maid's Secret (music: "Moon Crazy" (1935) - uncredited)
 1935 Little Dutch Plate (Short) (music: "The Girl on the Little Blue Plate" - uncredited)
 1935 Reg'lar Kids (Short) (music: "One in a Million" - uncredited)
 1935 The Old Homestead (music: "Moonlight in Heaven")
 1935 Page Miss Glory (music: "Moon Crazy" (1935) - uncredited)
 1935 Going Highbrow (music: "One in a Million" (1935) - uncredited)
 1935 Springtime in Holland (Short) (music: "The Girl on the Little Blue Plate", "Beside the Zuider Zee")
 1935 Dizzy Dames (writer: "The Martinique", "I Was Taken by Storm")
 1935 Convention Girl (music: "I've Got Sand In My Shoes", "You Oughta Be Arrested")
 1933 Take a Chance (music: "Come Up and See Me Sometime" - uncredited)
 1933 Broadway to Hollywood (music: "The March of Time" (1930) - uncredited)
 1933 The Audition (Short) (music: "What a Life! (Trying to Live Without You)" - uncredited)
 1932 Betty Boop's Museum (Short) (music: "High Hat" - uncredited)
 1932 Artistic Temper (Short) (music: "What a Life! (Trying to Live Without You)" - uncredited)
 1932 The Rich Are Always with Us (music: "What a Life! (Trying to Live Without You)" (1932) - uncredited)
 1931 Sky High (Short) (music: "I'm One of God's Children" - uncredited)
 1930 Lord Byron of Broadway (music: "Love Ain't Nothin' But the Blues" (1930) - uncredited)
 1930 The Woman Racket (music: "Call Me to Arms" - uncredited)
 1930 Chasing Rainbows (music: "Love Ain't Nothin' but the Blues", "Gotta Feelin' for You" - uncredited)
 1929 Manhattan Serenade (Short) (music: "Manhattan Serenade", "What Does It Mean When the Owl Says Whoo", "Harlem Heaven" - uncredited)
 1929 Untamed (writer: "That Wonderful Something Is Love" (1929) - uncredited)
 1929 Ben Pollack and His Park Central Orchestra (Short) (music: "My Kinda Love" - uncredited)
 1929 The Single Standard (music: "Forever With You" - uncredited)
 1929 The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (music: "Gotta Feelin' for You" (1929) - uncredited)
 1929 The Iron Mask (music: "One for All, All for One" (1929) - uncredited)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: The Show of Wonders. Musical revue. See more »

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Father of Alison Alter See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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