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Matt Dennis (1913–2002)

Prolific composer, songwriter ("Everything Happens to Me", "Let's Get Away From It All", "Angel Eyes", "Violets For Your Furs"), pianist and singer, educated in the public schools of San Rafael, California. He was vocal coach, arranger and composer for Frank Sinatra, Jo Stafford, Margaret Whiting, Martha Tilton, Connie Haines, the Pied Pipers, and ... See full bio »

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 2013 Kill Your Darlings (writer: "Let's Get Away From It All")
 2011 God Bless America (lyrics: "Let's Get Away from It All")
 2011 The Ides of March (writer: "Let's Get Away From It All", "Angel Eyes")
 2011 The Guard (writer: "Everything Happens To Me")
 2008/II Crazy (writer: "Angel Eyes")
 2006 Parashat Ha-Shavua (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- VaYishlach (2006) ... (writer: "Angel Eyes")
 2004 Melinda and Melinda (music: "Will You Still Be Mine" (1941))
 2003 Stealing Sinatra (writer: "Let's Get Away From It All")
 2000 Keeping the Faith (writer: "Let's Get Away from It All")
 1998 Playing by Heart (writer: "Everything Happens to Me" (1940))
 1998 Celebrity (music: "Will You Still Be Mine" (1941))
 1995 Leaving Las Vegas (writer: "Angel Eyes")
 1993 This Boy's Life (writer: "Let's Get Away from It All")
 1991 Twenty-One (performer: "Angel Eyes")
 1990 Alice (writer: "Will You Still Be Mine" (1941))
 1990/I Havana (writer: "Let's Get Away From It All")
 1989 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Manhunt (1989) ... (writer: "Let's Get Away From It All")
 1973 Magnavox Presents Frank Sinatra (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Violets For Your Furs")
 1968 Francis Albert Sinatra Does His Thing (TV Movie) (music: "Angel Eyes" - uncredited)
 1968 Dean Martin Presents Music Country (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.7 (1968) ... (writer: "Will You Still Be Mine?" - uncredited)
 1967 Frank Sinatra: A Man and His Music + Ella + Jobim (TV Special) (music: "Angel Eyes" - uncredited)
 1966 Frank Sinatra: A Man and His Music Part II (TV Special) (music: "Angel Eyes" - uncredited)
 1965 Frank Sinatra: A Man and His Music (TV Special) (music: "Angel Eyes" - uncredited)
 1963 The Lively Ones (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.7 (1963) ... (performer: "Bye Bye Blackbird")
 1961 Playboy's Penthouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 9 September 1961 (1961) ... (writer: "Angel Eyes")
 1960 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #13.10 (1960) ... (music: "Violets for Your Furs" - uncredited)
 1960 Let No Man Write My Epitaph (writer: "Angel Eyes" - uncredited)
 1959 Bing Crosby and Dean Martin Present High Hopes (TV Movie) (music: "Angel Eyes" - uncredited)
 1958 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kathy's Career (1958) ... (writer: "Violets For Your Furs" - uncredited)
  The Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1957 - 1958) (music - 1 episode, 1957)
- Ella Fitzgerald (1958) ... (writer: "Angel Eyes" - uncredited)
- Erin O'Brien (1957) ... (writer: "Let's Get Away from It All" - uncredited)
- The Tri-Tones (1957) ... (music: "Violets for Your Furs" - uncredited)
 1957 The Bob Hope Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 7 April 1957 (1957) ... (writer: "Everything Happens to Me" - uncredited)
 1954 The Four Aces Sing (Short) (performer: "That Tired Routine") / (writer: "That Tired Routine")
 1953 The Bigamist ("It Wasn't The Stars That Thrilled Me")
 1953 Jennifer (music: "Angel Eyes")
 1950-1951 The Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.18 (1951) ... (writer: "Everything Happens to Me" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.6 (1950) ... (writer: "Everything Happens to Me")
 1944 Sing a Jingle (writer: "The Night We Called It a Day")
 1943 Who's Yehoodi? (Short) (writer: "Who's Yehoodi?")
 1942 The Skunk Song (Short) (writer: "The Skunk Song")
 1941 Love Turns Winter to Spring (Short) (music: "Love Turns Winter to Spring")
 1940 Varsity Vanities (Short) (writer: "Who's Yehoodi?")
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