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Joseph Burke (II) (1884–1950)

Songwriter ("Tip Toe Through the Tulips", "Moon Over Miami", "Rambling Rose"), actor, composer and pianist, educated at the University of Pennsylvania. He then joined the staff of a New York publishing firm, and in 1929 he went to Hollywood. Joining ASCAP in 1920, he collaborated musically with Al Dubin, Edgar Leslie, Benny Davis, Mark Fisher, ... See full bio »

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 2012 Magic City (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Year of the Fin (2012) ... (writer: "Moon Over Miami" - uncredited)
 2010 Wrecked (lyrics: "Tip Toe Through The Tulips With Me" - as Joseph A. Burke) / (music: "Tip Toe Through The Tulips With Me" - as Joseph A. Burke)
 2010/I Insidious (writer: "Tiptoe Through The Tulips")
 2009 The Marty Stuart Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Quebe Sisters Band (2009) ... (writer: "Yearning" - uncredited)
 2008 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical Treasure (TV Movie documentary) (music: "For You" - uncredited)
 2007 The Jane Austen Book Club (writer: "Getting Some Fun Out of Life")
 2006 Free Jimmy (music: "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me" - as Joe Burke)
 2000 Autumn in New York (writer: "Getting Some Fun Out of Life")
 1998 Free Enterprise (writer: " (Getting Some) Fun Out of Life" - as Joe Burke)
 1990-1991 Tiny Toon Adventures (TV Series) (music - 3 episodes)
- Viewer Mail Day (1991) ... (music: "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me" - uncredited)
- The Wide World of Elmyra (1990) ... (music: "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me" - uncredited)
- Fields of Honey (1990) ... (music: "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me" - uncredited)
 1990 Q & A (writer: "TIP-TOE THRU' THE TULIPS WITH ME")
 1987 Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story (TV Movie) (music: "Painting the Clouds with Sunshine" - uncredited)
 1985 Dreamchild (music: "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me" - uncredited)
 1983 Phar Lap (music: "Painting the Clouds with Sunshine" - uncredited)
 1981 Looney, Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie (music: "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me" - uncredited)
 1981 Death Hunt (music: "For You" - as Joe Burke)
 1980 Mr. Patman (music: "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me" - uncredited)
 1979 Happy Days (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Married Strangers (1979) ... (writer: "Moon Over Miami" - uncredited)
 1978 Pennies from Heaven (TV Mini-Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- Painting the Clouds (1978) ... (music: "Painting the Clouds with Sunshine", "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me" - uncredited)
- Easy Come, Easy Go (1978) ... (music: "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me", "Painting the Clouds with Sunshine" - uncredited)
 1977 Bugs Bunny's Easter Special (TV Special) (music: "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me" - uncredited)
 1976 The Pink Panther Strikes Again (music: "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me" - uncredited)
 1976 ABC's Saturday Sneak Peek (TV Movie) (music: "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me" - uncredited)
 1975 Brother Can You Spare a Dime (Documentary) (music: "Dancing with Tears in My Eyes" (1930) - uncredited)
 1974 The Best of Benny Hill (writer: "Tip Toe Through The Tulips", "Painting The Clouds With Sunshine" - uncredited)
 1974 Dad's Army (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Gorilla Warfare (1974) ... (music: "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me" - uncredited)
 1973 Die Otto Show (TV Movie) (music: "Tiptoe Through the Tulips")
 1971 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Cinema: The Vintage Years (1971) ... (music: "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me")
 1968 Public Eye (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Bromsgrove Venus (1968) ... (writer: "Tiptoe Through the Tulips")
 1967 Fiesta Fiasco (Short) (music: "Painting the Clouds with Sunshine" - uncredited)
 1967 The Dean Martin Comedy Hour (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 9 March 1967 (1967) ... (music: "For You" - uncredited)
 1965 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 17 May 1965 (1965) ... (music: "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me" - uncredited)
 1963 Philbert (Three's a Crowd) (Short) (music: "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me")
 1961 A Scent of the Matterhorn (Short) (music: "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me" - uncredited)
 1961 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Teenage Thrush (1961) ... (writer: "Oh, How I Miss You Tonight" - uncredited)
 1961 The Lawrence Welk Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.31 (1961) ... (music: "Carolina Moon" - uncredited)
 1961 Strangled Eggs (Short) (music: "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me" - uncredited)
 1960 Who Scent You? (Short) (music: "The Kiss Waltz")
 1959 The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Rick Gets Even (1959) ... (writer: "For You")
 1959 The Young Philadelphians (music: "The Kiss Waltz" - uncredited)
 1958 Auntie Mame (music: "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me" (1929) - uncredited)
 1957 The Lux Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (1957) ... (writer: "For You")
 1957 The Helen Morgan Story (music: "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me" - uncredited)
 1957 Birds Anonymous (Short) (music: "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me" - uncredited)
 1957 Bedevilled Rabbit (Short) (music: "The Kiss Waltz" - uncredited)
 1956 So You Want to Be Pretty (Short) (music: "The Kiss Waltz" - uncredited)
 1954 Where's Raymond? (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Redecorate the Coffeshop (1954) ... (music: "Tiptoe Through The Tulips" - uncredited)
 1954 The Liberace Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Great Personalities (1954) ... (music: "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me" - uncredited)
 1953 The Eddie Cantor Story (music: "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me" - uncredited)
 1953 So This Is Love (music: "The Kiss Waltz" - uncredited)
 1953 She's Back on Broadway (music: "Dancing with Tears in My Eyes" - uncredited)
 1952 A Bird in a Guilty Cage (Short) (music: "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me" - uncredited)
 1952 She's Working Her Way Through College (music: "For You" - uncredited)
 1951 Starlift (music: "For You" - uncredited)
 1951 The Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.6 (1951) ... (writer: "For You" - uncredited)
 1951 Painting the Clouds with Sunshine (music: "Painting the Clouds with Sunshine", "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me" - uncredited)
 1950 The Glass Menagerie (music: "For You", "The Kiss Waltz" - uncredited)
 1950 Panic in the Streets (writer: "For You" - uncredited)
 1950 So You Want to Throw a Party (Short) (music: "The Kiss Waltz" - uncredited)
 1949 Slattery's Hurricane (music: "For You" - uncredited)
 1949 Any Number Can Play (music: "It Looks Like Rain in Cherry Blossom Lane" - as Joe Burke, uncredited)
 1947 Trail to San Antone (music: "By the River of the Roses")
 1945 Confidential Agent (music: "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me" - uncredited)
 1945 No Buddy Atoll (Short) (music: "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me" - uncredited)
 1945 Christmas in Connecticut (music: "For You")
 1943 Mission to Moscow (music: "For You" (1930) - uncredited)
 1943 The Hard Way (music: "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me" (1929), "For You" (1930) - uncredited)
 1942 When Johnny Comes Marching Home (writer: "We Must Be Vigilant")
 1942 Nutty News (Short) (music: "The Kiss Waltz" - uncredited)
 1941 Moon Over Miami (music: "Moon Over Miami" (1935) - uncredited)
 1941 A Coy Decoy (Short) (music: "The Kiss Waltz" - uncredited)
 1941 A Shot in the Dark (music: "For You" (1930))
 1941 Knockout (music: "Many Happy Returns of the Day" - uncredited)
 1940/II She Couldn't Say No (music: "Watching My Dreams Go By" (1929) - uncredited)
 1940 Always a Bride (music: "The Kiss Waltz" - uncredited)
 1940 Calling All Husbands (music: "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me" (1929) - uncredited)
 1940 Carolina Moon (music: "Carolina Moon" (1928) - uncredited)
 1940 King of the Lumberjacks (music: "For You" (1930))
 1939 Screwball Football (Short) (music: "The Kiss Waltz" - uncredited)
 1939 Kid Nightingale (music: "Dancing with Tears in My Eyes" (1930) - uncredited)
 1939 The Roaring Twenties (music: "Tip Toe Through the Tulips with Me" (1929), "Dancing with Tears in My Eyes" (1930) - uncredited)
 1939 Land of the Midnight Fun (Short) (music: "The Kiss Waltz" - uncredited)
 1938 Cinderella Meets Fella (Short) (music: "The Kiss Waltz" (1930) - uncredited)
 1938 Daffy Duck in Hollywood (Short) (music: "The Kiss Waltz" - uncredited)
 1938 A Slight Case of Murder (music: "Dancing with Tears in My Eyes" (1930) - uncredited)
 1937 Bars and Stripes (Short) (music: "Midnight Blue")
 1937 Kick Me Again (Short) (music: "My Jean" - uncredited)
 1936 Carl Hoff and His Orchestra (Short) (music: "For You" - uncredited)
 1936 Leon Navara and Orchestra (Short) (music: "On Treasure Island" - uncredited)
 1936 The Backyard Broadcast (Short) (music: "In a Little Gypsy Tea Room" - uncredited)
 1935 Broadway Hostess (music: "Dancing with Tears in My Eyes" (1930) - uncredited)
 1935 Man of the Moment (music: "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me" (1929) - uncredited)
 1935 The Passing of the Third Floor Back (writer: "In a Little Gypsy Tea Room" - uncredited)
 1935 Watch the Birdie (Short) (music: "Moonlight for Two" - uncredited)
 1935 Stormy Weather (writer: "Dancing With Tears in My Eyes" - uncredited)
 1935 Show Kids (Short) (music: "How Can You Say No (When All the World Is Saying Yes)?" - uncredited)
 1934 The Girl from Missouri (music: "Moonlight Waltz" - uncredited)
 1934 Here Comes the Navy (music: "The Kiss Waltz" (1930) - uncredited)
 1934 Midnight Alibi (music: "Summer Is Over" (1933) - uncredited)
 1934 Twenty Million Sweethearts (music: "Carolina Moon" (1928) - uncredited)
 1934 Palooka (music: "Palooka, It's a Grand Old Name" (1933) - uncredited)
 1933 Lady Killer (music: "Dancing with Tears in My Eyes" (1930) - uncredited)
 1933 Female (music: "Painting the Clouds with Sunshine" (1929) - uncredited)
 1933 Bosko the Musketeer (Short) (music: "Crosby, Columbo and Vallee")
 1933 Picture Snatcher (music: "For You" (1930) - uncredited)
 1932 Three on a Match (music: "Dancing with Tears in My Eyes" (1930) - uncredited)
 1932 Bosko the Lumberjack (Short) (music: "How Can You Say No (When All the World Is Saying Yes)?" - uncredited)
 1932 Blessed Event (music: "How Can You Say No (When All the World Is Saying Yes)?" (1932) - uncredited)
 1932 Crooner (music: "I Send My Love with These Roses" - uncredited)
 1932 Bosko's Store (Short) (music: "How Can You Say No (When All the World Is Saying Yes)?" - uncredited)
 1932 The Queen Was in the Parlor (Short) (music: "For You" (1930) - uncredited)
 1932 Moonlight for Two (Short) (music: "Moonlight for Two" (1932) - uncredited)
 1932 Bosko and Bruno (Short) (music: "Moonlight for Two")
 1932 Man Wanted (music: "Dancing with Tears in My Eyes" (1930) - uncredited)
 1932 Billboard Girl (Short) (music: "For You" - uncredited)
 1932 Crosby, Columbo, and Vallee (Short) (music: "Crosby, Columbo and Vallee", "Many Happy Returns of the Day", "This Is My Love Song")
 1932 Play-Girl (music: "This Is My Love Song" - uncredited)
 1932 Pagan Moon (Short) (music: "Pagan Moon" - uncredited)
 1932 Union Depot (music: "The Kiss Waltz" (1930) - uncredited)
 1931 Peach-O-Reno (music: "Carolina Moon" (1928), "Dancing with Tears in My Eyes" - uncredited)
 1931 Bosko's Fox Hunt (Short) (music: "Many Happy Returns of the Day" - uncredited)
 1931 Safe in Hell (music: "Pagan Moon" (1931) - uncredited)
 1931 The Tree's Knees (Short) (writer: "Dancing with Tears in My Eyes")
 1931 A Holy Terror (music: "FOR YOU")
 1931 Three Who Loved (writer: "Who Wouldn't Love You" (1925) - uncredited)
 1931 Sweepstakes (music: "Dancing with Tears in My Eyes" - uncredited)
 1931 Dumb Patrol (Short) (music: "When Love Comes in the Moonlight" - uncredited)
 1931 Ain't Nature Grand! (Short) (music: "The Kiss Waltz" - uncredited)
 1931 Big Man from the North (Short) (music: "Looking for the Lovelight in the Dark" - uncredited)
 1931 Other Men's Women (music: "The Kiss Waltz" (1930) - uncredited)
 1931 Little Caesar (writer: "If I'm Dreaming Don't Wake Me Too Soon" - uncredited)
 1930 Going Wild (music: "The Kiss Waltz" - uncredited)
 1930 Box Car Blues (Short) (music: "Highway to Heaven" - uncredited)
 1930 Envy (Short) (music: "Painting the Clouds with Sunshine" - uncredited)
 1930 One Good Turn (Short) ("The Kiss Waltz")
 1930 College Lovers (music: "The Kiss Waltz" - uncredited)
 1930 Big Boy (music: "What Will I Do Without You?" (1929) - uncredited)
 1930 Girls We Remember (Short) (music: "The Girls We Remember", "When the Little Red Roses Get the Blues for You" - uncredited)
 1930 Roseland (Short) (music: "Dancing with Tears in My Eyes" - uncredited)
 1930 Top Speed (music: "As Long as I Have You" (1930), "If You Were a Traveling Salesman and I Were a Chambermaid" (1930), "Knock Knees" (1930), "Looking for the Lovelight in the Dark" (1930) - uncredited)
 1930 Oh, Sailor Behave (music: "Leave a Little Smile", "When Love Comes in the Moonlight", "Highway to Heaven" - uncredited)
 1930 Sweethearts on Parade (writer: "Yearning Just for You")
 1930 An Intimate Dinner in Celebration of Warner Bros. Silver Jubilee (Short) (music: "In Memory of You" (1930) - as Joe Burke, uncredited) / (music: "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me" (1929) - uncredited)
 1930 Congo Jazz (Short) (music: "When the Little Red Roses Get the Blues for You")
 1930 Dancing Sweeties (music: "The Kiss Waltz" (1930) - uncredited)
 1930 The South Sea Pearl (Short) (writer: "Pingo Pongo")
 1930 Sinkin' in the Bathtub (Short) (music: "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me", "Painting the Clouds with Sunshine" - uncredited)
 1930 Hold Everything (music: "When The Little Red Roses Get the Blues For You", "Take it on the Chin", "Physically Fit", "Sing A Little Theme Song" ("All Alone Together"), "Isn't This A Cock-Eyed World?" - as Joe Burke)
 1930 She Couldn't Say No (music: "Bouncing the Baby Around", "A Darn Fool Woman Like Me", "Ping Pongo", "The Poison Kiss of That Spaniard", "Watching My Dreams Go By")
 1930 Lilies of the Field (music: "Song of the Gold Diggers" - uncredited)
 1929 Sally (music: "If I'm Dreaming (Don't Wake Me Too Soon)" (1929), "All I Want to Do Do Do Is Dance" (1929), "After Busines Hours" (1929), "Walking Off Those Balkan Blues" (1929), "What Will I Do Without You" (1929) - uncredited)
 1929 Faint Heart (Short) (music: "Painting the Clouds with Sunshine" - uncredited)
 1929 The Show of Shows (music: "Ping Pongo" (1929), "If Your Best Friend Won't Tell You" (1929) - uncredited)
 1929 Little Johnny Jones (music: "Painting the Clouds with Sunshine" - uncredited)
 1929 Applause (music: "Give Your Little Baby Lots of Lovin'")
 1929 In the Headlines (music: "Love Will Find A Way")
 1929 Gold Diggers of Broadway (music: "And Still They Fall in Love", "Go to Bed", "Keeping the Wolf from the Door", "Song of the Gold Diggers", "What Will I Do Without You", "Painting the Clouds with Sunshine", "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me", "In a Kitchenette", "Mechanical Man" - uncredited)
 1929/II Horace Heidt and His Californians (Short) (music: "Painting the Clouds with Sunshine" - uncredited)
 1928 Winnie Lightner: The Song a Minute Girl (Short) (writer: "Heaven Help a Sailor on a Night Like This" - uncredited)
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