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Harry Brooks (II) (1895–1970)

Songwriter ("Ain't Misbehavin'"), composer and pianist, he was educated in public schools, then was a pianist in dance orchestras and a staff composer for a publishing company. Joining ASCAP in 1930, he collaborated musically with Andy Razaf and Fats Waller. He composed the Broadway stage scores for "Snapshots of 1921" and "Connie's Hot Chocolates... See full bio »

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 2013 The Great Gatsby (writer: "Ain't Misbehavin'")
 2012 Stories We Tell (Documentary) (writer: "Ain't Misbehavin")
 2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (writer: "AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'")
 2008 Be Kind Rewind (writer: "Ain't Misbehavin'")
 2007 Great Performances (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- We Love Ella! A Tribute to the First Lady of Song (2007) ... (music: "Ain't Misbehavin'")
 2005 The White Countess (music: "That Rhythm Man" (1929))
 2005 Springet (writer: "Ain't Misbehavin'")
 2002 Livshunger (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2002) ... (music: "AIN'T MISBEHAVIN")
 2001 Town & Country (music: "Ain't Misbehavin'" (1929))
 1995 Theodore Rex (Video) (music: "I'm No Angel")
 1994 Bullets Over Broadway ("That Jungle Jamboree")
 1994 Ain't Misbehavin (TV Series) (writer: "Title Song")
 1992 Ciao, Professore! (as Brook, "Ain't Misbehavin")
 1992 Mr. Saturday Night (writer: "Ain't Misbehavin'")
 1991 Inspector Morse (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Who Killed Harry Field? (1991) ... (music: "Ain't Misbehavin'" - uncredited)
 1990 The Russia House (writer: "Ain't Misbehavin'")
 1989 In Country (writer: "Ain't Misbehavin'")
 1989 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Satchmo: The Life of Louis Armstrong (1989) ... (writer: "Black and Blue", "Ain't Misbehavin'")
 1989 The 43rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (music: "That Rhythm Man")
 1987 Designing Women (TV Series) (1 episode)
- 101 Ways to Decorate a Gas Station (1987) ... ("Ain't Misbehavin'")
 1986 Soul Man (" (What Did I Do to Be So) Black and Blue")
 1983 Good-bye Cruel World (music: "Ain't Misbehavin' (I'm Savin' My Love for You)")
 1981 They All Laughed (music: "AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'")
 1980 Rough Cut (writer: "Ain't Misbehavin'" - uncredited)
 1980 The Carpenters: Music, Music, Music (TV Special) (music: "Ain't Misbehaving")
 1978 The Cheap Detective (music: "Ain't Misbehavin'" - uncredited)
 1978 The 32nd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (music: "Off-Time")
 1977 The George Burns One-Man Show (TV Special) (writer: "Ain't Misbehavin'")
 1977 The Captain and Tennille (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.18 (1977) ... (writer: "Ain't Misbehavin'" - uncredited)
 1977 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Connie Stevens (1977) ... (writer: "Ain't Misbehavin'")
 1975 Lucky Lady (music: "Ain't Misbehavin'")
 1972 Sanford and Son (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- By the Numbers (1972) ... (writer: "Ain't Misbehavin'")
 1959 The Scarface Mob (TV Movie) (writer: "Ain't Misbehavin")
 1956 The Jimmy Durante Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.23 (1956) ... (music: "Ain't Misbehavin'")
 1952-1955 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- The Musical Version (1955) ... (music: "Ain't Misbehavin'" - uncredited)
- The Musical Scam (1952) ... (music: "Ain't Misbehavin'" - uncredited)
 1955 Gentlemen Marry Brunettes (writer: "Ain't Misbehavin'")
 1952 Castle in the Air (music: "Ain't Misbehavin")
 1949 Community Sing 1655: June in January (Short) (music: "Ain't Misbehavin'")
 1948 Killer Diller (music: "Ain't Misbehavin'")
 1948 You Were Meant for Me (music: "Ain't Misbehavin'" - uncredited)
 1944 Atlantic City (writer: "AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'")
 1943 Stormy Weather (music: "Ain't Misbehavin'" (1929) - uncredited)
 1943 Follow the Band (music: "Ain't Misbehavin'" - uncredited)
 1930 Elstree Calling (writer: "Ain't Misbehavin'")
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