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Phil Charig (1902–1960)

Composer and songwriter ("Let Yourself Go", "Where Are You?"), educated at Commerce High School. He joined ASCAP in 1927, and composed the Broadway stage scores for "Yes, Yes, Yvette", "Just Fancy", and "Follow the Girls", and the London stage scores for "That's a Good Girl", and "Stand Up and Sing". He wrote songs for the Broadway revues "... See full bio »

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Merrily We Live
Merrily We Live Soundtrack
Swiss Miss
Swiss Miss Music Department
Texaco Star Theatre
That's a Good Girl
That's a Good Girl Soundtrack


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  Texaco Star Theatre (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1953) (written by - 2 episodes, 1953)
- Episode #6.2 (1953)
- Episode #6.1 (1953)
- Episode #5.15 (1953) ... (written by)
- Episode #5.14 (1953) ... (written by)
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  Texaco Star Theatre (TV Series) (composer - 2 episodes, 1953 - 1954) (special music and lyrics - 1 episode, 1953)
- Episode #6.11 (1954) ... (composer: special music)
- Episode #6.9 (1953) ... (special music and lyrics)
- Episode #6.3 (1953) ... (composer: special music)
 1938 Swiss Miss (music)
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 1953 Texaco Star Theatre (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.9 (1953) ... (lyrics: "It's so Nice to Have a Girl Around the House")
 1938 Swiss Miss (music: "Yo-Ho-Dee-O-Lay-Hee" (1938), "The Mousetrap Song" (1938), "The Cricket Song" (1938), "I Can't Get Over the Alps" (1938), "Could You Say No" (1938) - uncredited)
 1938 Merrily We Live (music: "Merrily We Live" (1938))
 1933 That's a Good Girl (writer: "Fancy Our Meeting", "Let Yourself Go", "The One I'm Looking For", "Sweet So and So")
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 1938 Swiss Miss (uncredited)

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Other Works:

Sweet and Low (1930). Musical revue. Based on material by David Freedman. Additional dances by Busby Berkeley. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Directed by Alexander Leftwich. Chanin's 46th Street Theatre: 17 Nov 1930- Apr 1931 (closing date unknown/184 performances). Cast included: James Barton, Fanny Brice, George Jessel, Ethel... See more »

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