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Grant Clarke (I) (1891–1931)

Songwriter ("Ragtime Cowboy Joe", "Second Hand Rose", "Am I Blue?"), author and publisher, educated in Akron (OH) High School, then an actor in stock companies, and later a staff writer for New York music publishing firms. He wrote special material for Bert Williams, Fanny Brice, Eva Tanguay, Nora Bayes, and Al Jolson, and also the Broadway stage ... See full bio »

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(age 40) in California, USA

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 2010-2012 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- You'd Be Surprised (2012) ... (writer: "He Loves It" (1922))
- Bone for Tuna (2012) ... (writer: "Second Hand Rose" - uncredited)
- Peg of Old (2011) ... (writer: "Second Hand Rose" - uncredited)
- Paris Green (2010) ... (writer: "Back to the Carolina You Love" - uncredited)
 2009 Public Enemies (lyrics: "Am I Blue?" (1929))
 2008 Sita Sings the Blues ("Am I Blue?")
 2008 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1920s: The Dawn of the Hollywood Musical (Video documentary) (lyrics: "Am I Blue?" - uncredited)
 2004 Justice League (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- This Little Piggy (2004) ... (lyrics: "Am I Blue?" - uncredited)
 2004 Police Academy: Mission to Moscow - Underneath the Mission (Video documentary short) (writer: "Am I Blue?" - uncredited)
 2003 Hope Springs (writer: "Am I Blue")
 1998 U.S. Marshals (writer: "AM I BLUE?")
 1997 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Vaudeville (1997) ... (lyrics: "Am I Blue?" - uncredited)
 1997 Hidden Hollywood: Treasures from the 20th Century Fox Film Vaults (TV Movie documentary) (lyrics: "He'd Have to Get Under - Get Out and Get Under (To Fix Up His Automobile)")
 1995 Barbra: The Concert (TV Special documentary) (lyrics: "Second Hand Rose" (1921) - uncredited)
 1994 Police Academy: Mission to Moscow (writer: "Am I Blue?")
 1993 Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (1993) ... (writer: "Am I Blue")
 1989 Slaves of New York (writer: "Am I Blue?")
 1988 'Allo 'Allo (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Long-Distance Duck (1988) ... (lyrics: "He'd Have To Get Under, Get Out And Get Under" - uncredited)
 1987 The Last Emperor (lyrics: "Am I Blue" (1929))
 1987 Night Court (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Baby Talk (1987) ... (lyrics: "Am I Blue?" - uncredited)
 1984 The Cotton Club (lyrics: "Am I Blue?" - uncredited) / (music: "Am I Blue?" - uncredited)
 1984 Undercover (writer: "Am I Blue?")
 1983 The Facts of Life (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Under Pressure (1983) ... ("Am I Blue?", uncredited)
 1981 The 35th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Second Hand Rose")
 1978 M*A*S*H (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Lil (1978) ... (lyrics: "Second Hand Rose")
 1975 Smile (lyrics: "Second Hand Rose" (1921))
 1975 Funny Lady (lyrics: "Am I Blue?" - uncredited)
 1973 Upstairs, Downstairs (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- A Change of Scene (1973) ... (lyrics: "He'd Have to Get Under - Get Out and Get Under (to Fix Up His Automobile)" - uncredited)
 1972 The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.8 (1972) ... (writer: "Am I blue")
 1971 Our American Musical Heritage (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 25 September 1971 (1971) ... (lyrics: "Second Hand Rose" - uncredited)
 1970 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 12 August 1970 (1970) ... (writer: "Am I Blue")
 1970 The David Frost Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.157 (1970) ... (writer: "Am I Blue")
 1970 The Dean Martin Comedy Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 26 February 1970 (1970) ... (writer: "Second Hand Rose")
 1969 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 20 November 1969 (1969) ... (writer: "Am I Blue?")
 1968 Funny Girl ("Second Hand Rose")
 1963 Hollywood and the Stars (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Fabulous Musicals (1963) ... (lyrics: "Am I Blue?" - uncredited)
 1959 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 7 October 1959 (1959) ... (lyrics: "Ragtime Cowboy Joe" - uncredited)
 1957 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.8 (1957) ... (lyrics: "Ragtime Cowboy Joe" - uncredited)
 1956 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Judy Garland Musical Special (1956) ... (lyrics: "Dirty Hands! Dirty Face!" - uncredited)
 1952 Somebody Loves Me (lyrics: "Dixie Dreams")
 1952 Dagmar's Canteen (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 5 April 1952 (1952) ... (lyrics: "Ragtime Cowboy Joe" - uncredited)
 1951 The Milton Berle Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.24 (1951) ... (writer: "Am I Blue?")
 1948 Let's Sing a Song from the Movies (Short) (lyrics: "Am I Blue?")
 1945 The Bells of St. Mary's (writer: "In the Land of Beginning Again" - uncredited)
 1945 Sunbonnet Sue (lyrics: "Ain't You Comin' Out Tonight?")
 1945 Incendiary Blonde (lyrics: "Ragtime Cowboy Joe" - uncredited)
 1944 To Have and Have Not (lyrics: "Am I Blue?" (1929) - uncredited)
 1944 The Merry Monahans (lyrics: "I Hate to Lose You" - uncredited)
 1943 The Voice That Thrilled the World (Documentary short) (lyrics: "Am I Blue" - uncredited)
 1943 Is Everybody Happy? (lyrics: "Am I Blue?")
 1943 Hello Frisco, Hello (lyrics: "Ragtime Cowboy Joe" - uncredited)
 1943 The Hard Way (lyrics: "Am I Blue?" (1929) - uncredited)
 1940 Tin Pan Alley (lyrics: "He'd Have to Get Under - Get Out and Get Under (To Fix Up His Automobile)" (1913) - uncredited)
 1940 Ragtime Cowboy Joe (lyrics: "Ragtime Cowboy Joe")
 1940 Cinderella's Feller (Short) (lyrics: "In the Land of Let's Pretend" - uncredited)
 1940 Confederate Honey (Short) (lyrics: "Am I Blue?" (1929) - uncredited)
 1937 September in the Rain (Short) (lyrics: "Am I Blue?" - uncredited)
 1937 Talent Scout (lyrics: "Am I Blue?" (1929) - uncredited)
 1935 Bright Lights (lyrics: "Nobody Cares If I'm Blue" (1935) - uncredited)
 1934 The Flame Song (Short) (lyrics: "One Little Drink" - uncredited)
 1934 The Man with Two Faces (lyrics: "Am I Blue?" (1929) - uncredited)
 1933 The Dish Ran Away with the Spoon (Short) (lyrics: "Am I Blue?" - uncredited)
 1933 Rufus Jones for President (Short) (lyrics: "Am I Blue?" - uncredited)
 1932 Come on Danger! (lyrics: "Ragtime Cowboy Joe" (1912))
 1932 Law of the West (writer: "Ragtime Cowboy Joe")
 1931 Peach-O-Reno (lyrics: "From Niagara Falls to Reno" - uncredited)
 1930 Minstrel Days (Short) (lyrics: "Nobody Cares If I'm Blue" - uncredited)
 1930 The Jazz Rehearsal (Short) (writer: "Wouldn't It Be Wonderful")
 1930 Check and Double Check (lyrics: "Am I Blue?" (1929) - uncredited)
 1930 Bright Lights (writer: "Nobody Cares If I'm Blue")
 1930 Shadow Ranch (writer: "Ragtime Cowboy Joe")
 1930 Dancing Sweeties (lyrics: "Wishing and Waiting For Love" (1930) - uncredited)
 1930 Golden Dawn (lyrics: "Africa Smiles No More" (1930), "Mooda's Song" (1930), "My Heart's Love Call" (1930), "In a Jungle Bungalow" (1930) - uncredited)
 1930 Near the Rainbow's End (writer: "Ragtime Cowboy Joe")
 1930 The Song of the Flame ("The Goose Hangs High", "Liberty Song", "Passing Fancy", "Petrograd", "One Little Drink")
 1930 Let's Elope! (Short) (lyrics: "Wouldn't It Be Wonderful" - uncredited)
 1930 Song of the West (lyrics: "Come Back to Me" - uncredited)
 1930 Loose Ankles (lyrics: "Am I Blue?" (1929))
 1930 Lilies of the Field (lyrics: "Am I Blue" - uncredited)
 1930 No, No, Nanette (lyrics: "As Long as I'm with You" - uncredited)
 1930 Bubbles (Short) (lyrics: "In the Land of Let's Pretend" (1929) - uncredited)
 1929 The Sacred Flame (writer: "The Sacred Flame")
 1929 Is Everybody Happy? (lyrics: "Wouldn't It Be Wonderful?", "I'm the Medicine Man for the Blues", "Samoa", "New Orleans", "In the Land of Jazz", "Start the Band" - uncredited)
 1929 So Long Letty ("Am I Blue", "Let Me Have My Dreams", "Clowning", "My Beauty Shop", "My Stronngest Weakness Is You", "One Sweet Little Yes")
 1929 The Big Revue (Short) (lyrics: "Avalon Town" - uncredited)
 1929 Broadway Babies (lyrics: "Wishing and Waiting for Love" (1929) - uncredited)
 1929 Segar Ellis and His Embassy Club Orchestra (Short) ("Am I Blue")
 1929 On with the Show! (lyrics: "Welcome Home" (1929), "Let Me Have My Dreams" (1929), "Am I Blue?" (1929), "Lift the Juleps to Your Two Lips" (1929), "In the Land of Let's Pretend" (1929), "Don't It Mean a Thing to You?" (1929), "Birmingham Bertha" (1929), "Wedding Day" (1929) - uncredited)
 1929 The Squall (lyrics: "Gypsy Charmer" (1929) - uncredited)
 1929 Saturday's Children (writer: "I Still Believe In You")
 1929 Pigskin Troubles (Short) (lyrics: "Dirty Hands Dirty Face" - uncredited)
 1929 Weary River (lyrics: "Weary River" (1929), "It's Up to You" (1929))
 1929 Frances Shelley and the Four Eton Boys (Short) (lyrics: "Am I Blue?" - uncredited)
 1928 My Man (lyrics: "Second Hand Rose" - uncredited)
 1927 The Jazz Singer (lyrics: "Dirty Hands, Dirty Face" (1923), "Mother of Mine, I Still Have You" (1927) - uncredited)
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