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Walter Donaldson (1893–1947)

Composer, songwriter ("Yes, Sir, That's My Baby", "My Buddy", "My Mammy", "My Blue Heaven", "Makin' Whoopie"), author, pianist and publisher, educated in public schools and then a worker in a Wall Street brokerage firm, becoming a pianist for a music publishing firm. During World War I, he entertained at Camp Upton in New York, and then joined the... See full bio »

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 2014 The Lego Movie (writer: "How Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down On The Farm")
 2014 William's Lullaby (writer: "My Mammy")
 2013 The Simpsons (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Fabulous Faker Boy (2013) ... (music: "Makin' Whoopee!" - uncredited)
 2013 BioShock Infinite (Video Game) (music: "Makin' Whoopee" (1928) - uncredited)
 2013 Bunheads (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Next (2013) ... (writer: "Makin' Whoopee" - uncredited)
 2012 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.10 (2012) ... (writer: "My Baby Just Cares for Me")
 2012 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blue Bell Boy (2012) ... (writer: "My Buddy" (1922))
 2012 On the Road (writer: "I've Got The World On A String")
 2011 J. Edgar (music: "My Blue Heaven") / (writer: "At Sundown")
 2011 Cuéntame (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Gajes del oficio (2011) ... (writer: "My Baby Just Cares for Me")
 2011 The Ambassador (Documentary) ("Jungle Fever")
 2011 Chillerama (music: "My Blue Heaven")
 2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.186 (2011) ... (music: "Makin' Whoopee!" - uncredited)
 2011 Dancing Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.10 (2011) ... (writer: "My Baby Just Cares for Me")
 2011 Sing Your Song (Documentary) (writer: "My Buddy (My Bobby)")
 2009 Jools's Annual Hootenanny (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #17.0 (2009) ... (writer: "My Baby Just Cares for Me")
 2009 Miranda (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Teacher (2009) ... (writer: "My Baby Just Cares for Me")
 2009 Get Low (music: "My Blue Heaven" (1924))
 2009 Eureka (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Your Face or Mine (2009) ... (music: "Makin' Whoopee!" - uncredited)
 2009 Public Enemies (music: "Love Me or Leave Me" (1928))
 2007-2009 Banda sonora (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #5.18 (2009) ... (writer: "My Baby Just Cares for Me")
- Episode #1.6 (2007) ... (writer: "My Baby Just Cares for Me")
 2009 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1930s: Dancing Away the Great Depression (Video documentary) (music: "Okay, Toots", "Makin' Whoopee" - uncredited)
 2008 Easy Virtue (writer: "Makin Whoopee")
 2008 Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Telethon 2008 (2008) ... (writer: "My Baby Just Cares For Me")
 2008 Operación triunfo (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Gala 11 (2008) ... (writer: "My Baby Just Cares For Me")
- Gala 8 (2008) ... (writer: "My Baby Just Cares For Me")
 2008 Queridos Amigos (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... (writer: "My Baby Just Cares for Me")
 2008 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1920s: The Dawn of the Hollywood Musical (Video documentary) (music: "Makin' Whoopee" - uncredited)
  American Masters (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode, 2007) (music - 1 episode, 1997)
- Les Paul: Chasing Sound (2007) ... (writer: "My Blue Heaven", "At Sundown")
- Vaudeville (1997) ... (music: "Yes Sir! That's My Baby", "The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady" - uncredited)
 2007 It Takes Two (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.9 (2007) ... (writer: "My Baby Just Cares For Me")
 2007 Emile Norman: By His Own Design (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "My Buddy")
 2007 Does Your Soul Have a Cold? (Documentary) (writer: "You're Driving Me Crazy")
 2007 La tele de tu vida (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.9 (2007) ... (writer: "My Baby Just Cares for Me")
 2007 Freakshow (Video) (music: "Carolina in the Morning")
 2007 En clau de vi (TV Series) (writer: "My Baby Just Cares for Me")
 2006 Flyboys (writer: "How Ya Gunna Keep 'em Down on the Farm (After They've Seen Paree?)")
 2006 The Last Winter (writer: "My Baby Just Cares For Me")
 2005 Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman (music: "Makin' Whoopee")
 2005 Good Night, and Good Luck. (writer: "You're Driving Me Crazy" (1930))
 2005 Wah-Wah (writer: "Okay Toots")
 2004 The Secret Adventures of Gustave Klopp (writer: "My Blue Heaven")
 2004 Being Julia (writer: "You")
 2004 Ziegfeld Girl Intro (Video documentary short) (writer: "She's A Follies Girl", "You Never Looked So Beautiful Before", "You")
 2004 Dean Martin: The One and Only (Video documentary) (music: "Carolina in the Morning" - uncredited)
 2003 Nina Simone: Live at Ronnie Scott's (Video) (writer: "My Baby Just Cares For Me")
 2003 In the City (writer: "Love Me or Leave Me")
 2002 Less Than Perfect (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Claude the Liar (2002) ... (music: "My Buddy")
 2002 Montreal Writer (Documentary short) (writer: "My Baby Just Cares for Me")
 2002 Hollywood Ending (music: "It's Been So Long" (1935))
 2002 The West Wing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The U.S. Poet Laureate (2002) ... (writer: "Makin' Whoopee" - uncredited)
 2002 Livshunger (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2002) ... (music: "DID I REMEMBER")
 2001 Dean Martin: That's Amore (TV Movie) (music: "Carolina in the Morning")
 2001 Mean Machine (writer: "You're Driving Me Crazy")
 2001 I Love Lucy's 50th Anniversary Special (TV Movie documentary) (music: "Carolina in the Morning" - uncredited)
 2001 The Cat's Meow (writer: "How Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down on the Farm? (After They've Seen Paree)" (1919))
 2001 Evolution (writer: "Makin' Whoopee")
 2000 Bamboozled (music: "My Mammy" (1921) - uncredited)
 2000 Yoyes (writer: "My Baby Just Cares for Me")
 2000 The Next Best Thing (writer: "My Blue Heaven")
 2000 28 Days (music: "Carolina in the Morning" (1922))
 1999 Barend en Van Dorp (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 15 October 1999 (1999) ... (writer: "Makin' Whoopee")
 1999 The Woman Chaser (writer: "My Buddy")
 1999 Snow Falling on Cedars (writer: "My Blue Heaven")
 1999 Crosswalk (Short) (music: "My Baby Just Cares For Me")
 1998 Pleasantville (writer: "My Blue Heaven")
 1998 Celebrity (music: "Did I Remember (To Tell You I Adore You)" (1936))
 1998 Dancing at Lughnasa (music: "Yes Sir! That's My Baby" (1925))
 1998 Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss (writer: "Love Me or Leave Me")
 1997 NewsRadio (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Stupid Holiday Charity Talent Show (1997) ... (writer: "Makin' Whoopee" - uncredited)
 1997 The Game (writer: "Hiawatha's Lullaby")
 1997 Con Air (music: "Carolina In The Morning")
 1997 Buddy (writer: "My Buddy")
 1997 L.A. Confidential (music: "Makin' Whoopee" (1928))
 1996 Everyone Says I Love You (writer: "My Baby Just Cares for Me" (1930), "Makin' Whoopee" (1928))
 1996 Mulholland Falls (writer: "That Certain Party")
 1996 Stealing Beauty (writer: "My Baby Just Cares For Me")
 1996 Sztracsatella (writer: "Ez történt Lellén")
 1995 Antonia's Line (writer: "My Blue Heaven")
 1995 Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (writer: "Makin' Whoopee")
 1994 Shallow Grave (writer: "My Baby Just Cares for Me")
 1994 Cobb (writer: "You're Driving Me Crazy")
 1994 Love Affair (writer: "Changes")
 1994 Clean Slate (music: "YES SIR, THAT'S MY BABY" - as W. Donaldson)
 1994 That's Entertainment! III (Documentary) (music: "Feelin' High" (1934) - uncredited)
 1993 The Pelican Brief (writer: "My Mammy")
 1993 Sleepless in Seattle (writer: "Makin' Whoopee")
 1993 The Night We Never Met (writer: "My Baby Just Cares for Me")
 1992 Arizona Dream ("You're Driving Me Crazy")
 1992 Peter's Friends (writer: "My Baby Just Cares For Me")
 1992 Husbands and Wives (music: "Makin' Whoopee" (1928))
 1992 Mr. Saturday Night (music: "My Buddy")
 1992 The Long Day Closes (writer: "At Sundown")
 1991 Fried Green Tomatoes (writer: "My Blue Heaven")
 1991 Bix (writer: "Japanese Mammy")
 1991 The Marrying Man (writer: "YOU'RE DRIVING ME CRAZY (WHAT DID I DO?)")
 1991 American Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Grapes of Wrath (1991) ... ("Yes Sir, That's My Baby")
 1991 L.A. Story (writer: "I've Had My Moments", "Clouds")
 1990/I My Blue Heaven (music: "My Blue Heaven")
 1989 Valentina (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Rembrant e le streghe (1989) ... (writer: "My Baby Just Cares for Me")
 1989 The Fabulous Baker Boys (writer: "Makin' Whoopee")
 1989 Bassie en Adriaan en de verzonken stad (TV Mini-Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Een rustige, luie vakantie? (1989) ... (music: "Yes Sir, That's My Baby")
 1989 Designing Women (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Come on and Marry Me, Bill (1989) ... (music: "My Buddy")
 1989 Matlock (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Starlet (1989) ... (music: "My Buddy" - uncredited)
 1988 Shades of Love: Indigo Autumn (TV Movie) (music: "Riptide")
 1988 Aloha Summer (writer: "You're Driving Me Crazy (What Did I Do?)")
 1987 Hamlet Goes Business (writer: "Love Me or Leave Me (Rakasta tai hylkää)")
 1987 Fellini's Intervista (music: "Yes Sir That's My Baby" - as Donaldson)
 1987 Heaven (Documentary) (writer: "My Blue Heaven")
 1987/II Macbeth (writer: "Love Me or Leave Me")
 1986 Royal Society Jazz Orchestra (TV Special) (lyrics: "Hello Beautiful") / (music: "Hello Beautiful", "My Baby Just Cares For Me")
 1986 Daar gaat de bruid (TV Movie) (music: "My Blue Heaven" - uncredited)
 1986 Bassie en Adriaan (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Bassie schiet een bok (1986) ... (music: "Yes Sir, That's My Baby")
 1986 The Whoopee Boys ("MAKIN' WHOOPEE")
 1986 Miss Mary (writer: "It's Been So Long" - as Donaldson)
 1984 Maria's Lovers (writer: "Makin' Whoopee")
 1984 Before Stonewall (Documentary) (music: "My Buddy" - uncredited)
 1984 Undercover (music: "Yes Sir That's My Baby")
 1983 Phar Lap (writer: "Little White Lies" - uncredited)
 1982 Bugs Bunny's 3rd Movie: 1001 Rabbit Tales (music: "Carolina in the Morning" - uncredited)
 1982 The Facts of Life Goes to Paris (TV Movie) (music: "How Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down On The Farm (After They've Seen Paree)")
 1980 Sanford (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Benefit (1980) ... (writer: "My Blue Heaven" - uncredited)
  M*A*S*H (TV Series) (music - 4 episodes, 1972 - 1973) (writer - 3 episodes, 1973 - 1979)
- Dear Uncle Abdul (1979) ... (writer: "How Ya' Gonna Keep 'Em Down on the Farm (After They've Seen Paree)?")
- Alcoholics Unanimous (1974) ... (writer: "Tain't No Sin (to Take Off Your Skin and Dance Around in Your Bones)" - uncredited)
- Dear Dad... Three (1973) ... (writer: "Makin' Whoopee" - uncredited)
- Dear Dad, Again (1973) ... (music: "My Blue Heaven" - uncredited)
- Bananas, Crackers and Nuts (1972) ... (music: "My Blue Heaven" - uncredited)
 1979 Agatha (music: "Yes Sir That's My Baby")
  The Ken Dodd Laughter Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1979) (music - 1 episode, 1979)
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... (lyrics: "You're Driving Me Crazy") / (music: "You're Driving Me Crazy")
 1978 Pennies from Heaven (TV Mini-Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Better Think Twice (1978) ... (music: "Riptide", "Okay Toots" - uncredited)
 1978 The One and Only ("MY MAMMY")
 1977 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Julie Andrews (1977) ... (writer: "Borneo")
 1977 The Duchess of Duke Street (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Ain't We Got Fun (1977) ... (music: "Yes Sir! That's My Baby" - uncredited)
 1977 Julia (music: "My Blue Heaven" (1927) - uncredited)
 1977 All You Need Is Love (TV Series documentary) (music - 1 episode)
- Always Chasing Rainbows: Tin Pan Alley (1977) ... (music: "My Mammy" - uncredited)
 1976 De ondergang van de Onan (TV Movie) (music: "My Blue Heaven", "Yes sir, that's my baby" - uncredited)
 1976 Sweet Young Sins (writer: "Makin' Whoopee" - uncredited)
 1975 Upstairs, Downstairs (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- An Old Flame (1975) ... (music: "I'm Just Wild About Harry" - uncredited)
 1975 Smile (music: "Yes Sir! That's My Baby" (1925) - as Donaldson)
 1974-1975 All in the Family (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Everybody Does It (1975) ... (writer: "My Blue Heaven" - uncredited)
- Mike and Gloria Mix It Up (1974) ... (writer: "Makin' Whoopee" - uncredited)
 1974 That's Entertainment! (Documentary) (music: "Did I Remember" (1936) - uncredited)
 1974 The Great Gatsby (writer: "Yes Sir, That's My Baby")
 1972-1973 Sanford and Son (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- The Engagment/The Member of the Wedding (1973) ... (music: "My Blue Heaven")
- Crossed Swords (1972) ... (music: "Carolina In The Morning" - uncredited)
 1973 An Evening with Marlene Dietrich (Documentary) (music: "My Blue Heaven")
 1972 Liza with a Z (TV Special) (writer: "My Mammy")
 1972 Pulp (writer: "Little White Lies" - uncredited)
 1972 The Ruling Class (writer: "My Blue Heaven" - uncredited)
  The Dean Martin Comedy Hour (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes, 1970 - 1971) (writer - 2 episodes, 1967 - 1968)
- Episode dated 16 December 1971 (1971) ... (music: "Yes Sir! That's My Baby" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 16 April 1970 (1970) ... (music: "My Baby Just Cares for Me" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 1 February 1968 (1968) ... (writer: " (What Can I Say) After I Say I'm Sorry?" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 9 March 1967 (1967) ... (writer: "You're Driving Me Crazy (What Did I Do?)" - uncredited)
 1971 The Abominable Dr. Phibes (writer: " (What Can I Say) After I Say I'm Sorry?")
 1970 Liza (TV Movie) (writer: "My Mammy", "Makin' Whoppee")
 1970 MASH (music: "My Blue Heaven" (1927) - uncredited)
 1970 The Only Game in Town (music: "My Blue Heaven" - uncredited)
 1970 Hogan's Heroes (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- How's the Weather? (1970) ... (music: "My Buddy" - uncredited)
 1969 This Is Tom Jones (TV Series documentary) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.13 (1969) ... (music: "My Mammy")
 1967-1969 The Lawrence Welk Show (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- Veteran's Day Show (1969) ... (music: "How 'Ya Gonna Keep 'em Down on the Farm (After They've Seen Paree?)" - uncredited)
- Songs of the South (1967) ... (music: "Carolina in the Morning" - uncredited)
 1969 Mondo Trasho (writer: "You're Driving Me Crazy")
 1968 Magic of Marlene (TV Movie) (writer: "My Blue Heaven")
  The Hollywood Palace (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1967) (music - 1 episode, 1966)
- Episode #5.13 (1967) ... (writer: "My Mammy")
- Episode #3.33 (1966) ... (music: "Love Me or Leave Me" - uncredited)
 1967 The Lucy Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Lucy and Carol Burnett: Part 2 (1967) ... (music: "How 'Ya Gonna Keep 'em Down on the Farm (After They've Seen Paree?)" - uncredited)
 1967 Petticoat Junction (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Kate's Birthday (1967) ... (music: "My Mammy" - uncredited)
 1965 A Thousand Clowns (music: "Yes, Sir, That's My Baby" (1925) - uncredited)
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- Episode #2.21 (1965) ... (music: "Carolina in the Morning")
- Episode #1.19 (1965) ... (music: "My Buddy")
 1964 Swingers' Paradise (writer: "My Mammy " - uncredited)
 1963 The Judy Garland Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1963) ... (music: "My Mammy" - uncredited)
 1963 The Stripper (writer: "Romance" - uncredited)
 1963 The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Sam Pomerantz Scandals (1963) ... (music: "Carolina in the Morning" - uncredited)
 1956-1961 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series) (music - 4 episodes)
- The Scrubwoman (1961) ... (music: "Carolina In The Morning" - uncredited)
- The Whoopee Show (1961) ... (music: "Makin' Whoopee!" - uncredited)
- Bachelor Party (1960) ... (music: "Makin' Whoopee!" - uncredited)
- Danny's Birthday (1956) ... (music: "My Blue Heaven")
 1958-1960 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (music - 5 episodes)
- Episode dated 7 December 1960 (1960) ... (music: "Carolina in the Morning" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 20 January 1960 (1960) ... (music: "Cuckoo in the Clock" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 7 October 1959 (1959) ... (music: "Carolina in the Morning" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 17 January 1959 (1959) ... (music: "Makin' Whoopee!" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 4 October 1958 (1958) ... (music: "Makin' Whoopie" - uncredited)
 1960 The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- His Brother's Girl (1960) ... (music: "Yes Sir, That's My Baby")
 1960 The Dixie Fryer (Short) (music: "Carolina in the Morning" - uncredited)
 1960 The Revlon Revue (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- A 70th Birthday Salute to Paul Whiteman (1960) ... (music: "You're Driving Me Crazy (What Did I Do?)" - uncredited)
 1959 The Five Pennies (music: "My Blue Heaven" (1927) - uncredited)
 1959 Peter Gunn (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bullet for a Badge (1959) ... (writer: "You're Driving Me Crazy")
 1959 Little Rascals Varieties (music: "How 'Ya Gonna Keep 'em Down on the Farm (After They've Seen Paree?)")
 1959 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.15 (1959) ... (music: "You're a Million Miles from Nowhere" - uncredited)
 1958 You Bet Your Life (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #8.38 (1958) ... (writer: "You're Driving Me Crazy")
 1958 No Time for Sergeants (music: "My Buddy" - uncredited)
 1957 The Edsel Show (TV Special) (music: "My Blue Heaven" - uncredited)
 1957 The Joker Is Wild (writer: "At Sundown" - uncredited)
 1957 Ducking the Devil (Short) (music: "Carolina in the Morning" - uncredited)
 1957 Stars of Jazz (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 1 July 1957 (1957) ... (writer: "Love Me or Leave Me")
 1957 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (1957) ... (writer: "Yes Sir, That's My Baby" - uncredited)
 1956 Half-Fare Hare (Short) (music: "Carolina in the Morning" - uncredited)
 1956 The Benny Goodman Story (writer: "It's Been So Long")
 1955 Pete Kelly's Blues (music: "After I Say I'm Sorry" - uncredited)
 1955 Love Me or Leave Me (music: "Love Me or Leave Me", "My Blue Heaven" - uncredited) / (writer: "Sam, the Old Accordion Man", "At Sundown (Love Is Calling Me Home)", " (What Can I Say) After I Say I'm Sorry?" - uncredited)
 1950-1955 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- Bedroom Burglar Show (1955) ... (music: "My Blue Heaven" - uncredited)
- Premiere Show (1950) ... (music: "My Blue Heaven" - uncredited)
 1954 Puppy Tale (Short) (music: "Sleepy Head")
 1953 The Eddie Cantor Story (music: "Makin' Whoopee", "How 'Ya Gonna Keep 'em Down on the Farm (After They've Seen Paree?)", "Yes Sir! That's My Baby" - uncredited)
 1953 Half a Hero (music: "My Blue Heaven")
 1953 Kiss Me Cat (Short) (music: "My Buddy" - uncredited)
 1952 I Love Lucy (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Ricky Loses His Voice (1952) ... (music: "Carolina in the Morning" - uncredited)
 1952 The Dog House (Short) (music: "My Blue Heaven")
 1952 Everything I Have Is Yours (music: "My Heart Skips a Beat", "General Hiram Johnson Jefferson Brown")
 1952 Mouse-Warming (Short) (music: "My Buddy" - uncredited)
 1952 Cracked Quack (Short) (music: "Carolina in the Morning", "My Buddy")
 1952 The Winning Team (music: "Carolina in the Morning" - uncredited)
 1952 14 Carrot Rabbit (Short) (music: "My Buddy" - uncredited)
 1951 I'll See You in My Dreams (music: "My Buddy", "Yes Sir! That's My Baby", "Carolina in the Morning", "Love Me or Leave Me", "Makin' Whoopee" - uncredited)
 1951 Dog Collared (Short) (music: "My Buddy" - uncredited)
 1951 A Bear for Punishment (Short) (music: "My Buddy" - uncredited)
 1951 Strangers on a Train (music: "Carolina in the Morning" (1922) - uncredited)
 1951 Sleepy-Time Tom (Short) (music: "Sleepy Head")
 1951 Half Angel (music: " (What Can I Say) After I Say I'm Sorry?" - uncredited)
 1951 The Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.31 (1951) ... (music: "Carolina in the Morning" - uncredited)
 1951 A Hound for Trouble (Short) (music: "My Buddy")
 1951 Bunny Hugged (Short) (music: "My Buddy" - uncredited)
 1951 Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (lyrics: "You're Driving Me Crazy" - uncredited) / (music: "You're Driving Me Crazy" - uncredited)
 1950 Two's a Crowd (Short) (music: "My Buddy")
 1950 My Blue Heaven (music: "My Blue Heaven" - uncredited)
 1950 Dog Gone South (Short) (music: "Carolina in the Morning" - uncredited)
 1950 It's Hummer Time (Short) (music: "Carolina in the Morning" - uncredited)
 1950 What's Up Doc? (Short) (music: "The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady" - uncredited)
 1950 The Big Hangover (writer: "At Sundown (When Love Is Calling Me Home)" - uncredited)
 1950 The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady (music: "The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady")
 1950 Skylarkin' Time (Short) (music: "Love Me or Leave Me")
 1950 Young Man with a Horn (music: "Carolina in the Morning" - uncredited)
 1949 The Milton Berle Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.11 (1949) ... (music: "My Blue Heaven" - uncredited)
 1949 Always Leave Them Laughing (music: "Carolina in the Morning" (1922) - uncredited)
 1949 Frigid Hare (Short) (music: "My Buddy" - uncredited)
 1949 Each Dawn I Crow (Short) (music: "Carolina in the Morning" - uncredited)
 1949 Often an Orphan (Short) (music: "My Buddy" - uncredited)
 1949 Jolson Sings Again (music: "Carolina in the Morning", "My Mammy" - uncredited)
 1949 Yes Sir, That's My Baby (music: "Yes Sir! That's My Baby")
 1949 Look for the Silver Lining (music: "Carolina in the Morning" - uncredited)
 1949 Let's Go to the Movies (Documentary short) (music: "My Mammy" - uncredited)
 1949 Mother Is a Freshman (writer: " (What Can I Say) After I Say I'm Sorry?" - uncredited)
 1949 A Letter to Three Wives (music: "My Blue Heaven" - uncredited)
 1948 Fighter Squadron (music: "My Buddy" - uncredited)
 1948 When My Baby Smiles at Me (music: "The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady", "How 'Ya Gonna Keep 'em Down on the Farm (After They've Seen Paree?)")
 1948 Hot Cross Bunny (Short) (music: "Carolina in the Morning" - uncredited)
 1948 The Truce Hurts (Short) (music: "Sleepy Head" - uncredited)
 1948 April Showers (music: "Carolina in the Morning" - uncredited)
 1948 Kitty Foiled (Short) (music: "My Blue Heaven" - uncredited)
 1947 Hollywood Bound (music: "My Blue Heaven")
 1947 Brighton Rock (writer: "You're Driving Me Crazy (What Did I Do?)" - uncredited)
 1947 The Flame (music: "Love Me or Leave Me" - uncredited)
 1947 Swing the Western Way (music: "Nevada")
 1947 A Hare Grows in Manhattan (Short) (music: "The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady" - uncredited)
 1947 For Sentimental Reasons (Short) (writer: "At Sundown")
 1947 The Fabulous Dorseys (writer: "At Sundown")
 1947 Johnny O'Clock (writer: "Little White Lies")
 1946 The Jolson Story (music: "My Mammy" - uncredited)
 1946 Okay for Sound (Documentary short) (music: "My Mammy" - uncredited)
 1946 Merrily We Sing (Short) (music: "My Blue Heaven")
 1946 Takin' the Breaks (Short) (writer: "At Sundown")
 1946 Headline Bands (Short) (music: "Carolina in the Morning" - uncredited)
 1946 Book Revue (Short) (music: "Carolina in the Morning" - uncredited)
 1945 The Return of Mr. Hook (Short) (music: "My Blue Heaven")
 1945 The Dolly Sisters (music: "Carolina in the Morning" - uncredited)
 1945 Tell It to a Star (music: "Love Me or Leave Me")
 1945 Flirty Birdy (Short) (music: "My Blue Heaven")
 1945 It's a Pleasure (music: "Romance")
 1944 Music for Millions (writer: "At Sundown" (1927) - uncredited)
 1944 My Buddy (music: "My Buddy")
 1944 Greenwich Village (music: "Carolina in the Morning" - uncredited)
 1944 Pay Day (Short) (music: "My Blue Heaven" - uncredited)
 1944 Kansas City Kitty ("KANSAS CITY KITTY")
 1944 Once Upon a Time (music: "Yes Sir, That's My Baby")
 1944 Show Business (music: "Makin' Whoopee" (1928) - uncredited)
 1944 This Is the Life (writer: "At Sundown" - uncredited)
 1944 Follow the Boys (music: "Tonight" (1944))
 1944 Moon Over Las Vegas (writer: "My Blue Heaven")
 1944 Beautiful But Broke (music: "We're Keeping It Private")
 1943 Never a Dull Moment (music: "My Blue Heaven")
 1943 Happy Land (music: "How 'Ya Gonna Keep 'em Down on the Farm (After They've Seen Paree?)" - uncredited)
 1943 Swing Fever (music: " (I've Grown So Lonely) Thinking of You")
 1943 Thousands Cheer (music: " (I've Grown So Lonely) Thinking of You" - uncredited)
 1943 Hiss and Make Up (Short) (music: "Carolina in the Morning" - uncredited)
 1943 So's Your Uncle (writer: "You're Driving Me Crazy (What Did I Do?)")
 1943 Gals, Incorporated (writer: " (What Can I Say) After I Say I'm Sorry?" - uncredited)
 1943 What's Buzzin', Cousin? (writer: "Nevada")
 1943 Du Barry Was a Lady (writer: " (I've Grown So Lonely) Thinking of You" (1926))
 1943 Show-Business at War (Documentary short) (music: "My Mammy" - uncredited)
 1943 Hi, Buddy (music: "How Ya Gonna Keep Them Down on the Farm")
 1942 When Johnny Comes Marching Home (writer: "Romance" - uncredited)
 1942 Vaudeville Days (Short) (music: "The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady" - uncredited)
 1942 Pittsburgh (lyrics: "At Sundown") / (music: "At Sundown")
 1942 For Me and My Gal (music: "How 'Ya Gonna Keep 'em Down on the Farm (After They've Seen Paree?)" (1919) - uncredited)
 1942 Tish (music: "My Blue Heaven" (1927) - uncredited)
 1942 Bells of Capistrano (writer: "At Sundown")
 1942 Panama Hattie (music: " (Did I Get Stinkin') At the Savoy" (1940) - uncredited)
 1942 Give Out, Sisters (writer: "The New Generation")
 1942 Broadway (music: "Yes Sir! That's My Baby" - uncredited)
 1942 A Gentleman After Dark (music: "How Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down on the Farm" (1919) - uncredited)
 1941 Ziegfeld Girl (music: "You Never Looked So Beautiful" (1936), "You Gotta Pull Strings" (1936) - uncredited)
 1941 Penny Serenade (music: "My Blue Heaven")
 1940 You'll Find Out (music: " (I've Grown So Lonely) Thinking of You" (1926) - uncredited)
 1940 Hullabaloo (music: "My Mammy" (1921) - uncredited)
 1940 Knute Rockne All American (music: "Carolina in the Morning" (1922) - uncredited)
 1940 Sandy Is a Lady (music: "Could Be")
 1940 Two Girls on Broadway (music: "Maybe It's the Moon" (1940), "Rancho Santa Fe" (1940), "True Love" (1940) - uncredited)
 1940 It All Came True (music: "The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady" (1918) - uncredited)
 1940 An Organ Novelty (Short) (music: "My Buddy", "My Blue Heaven" - uncredited)
 1939 That's Right - You're Wrong (music: " (I've Grown So Lonely) Thinking of You" (1926), "My Mammy" (1921) - uncredited) / (writer: "Fit to Be Tied" (1939))
 1939 On Dress Parade (music: "My Buddy" (1922) - uncredited)
 1939 The Roaring Twenties (music: "Carolina in the Morning" (1922) - uncredited)
 1939 Hollywood Cavalcade (music: "My Blue Heaven" (1927), "Carolina in the Morning" (1922))
 1939 Slapsie Maxie's (Short) (music: "Carolina in the Morning" - uncredited)
 1939 In Old Monterey (music: "My Buddy" (1922) - uncredited)
 1939 Hobo Gadget Band (Short) (music: "Carolina in the Morning" - uncredited)
 1939 Rose of Washington Square (music: "My Mammy" - uncredited)
 1939 Broadway Serenade (music: "Time Changes Everything" (1939))
 1939 Dave Apollon and His Club Casanova Orchestra (Short) (music: "Rainbow 'round the Moon" - uncredited)
 1938 Toyland Casino (Short) (music: "The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady" - uncredited)
 1938 Boys Town (music: "My Mammy" (1921) - uncredited)
 1938 You Can't Take It with You (music: "Just Once Again" (1927) - uncredited)
 1938 Woody Herman & His Orchestra (Short) (music: "Carolina in the Morning" - uncredited)
 1938 Up in Lights (Short) (music: "The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady" - uncredited)
 1937 Ali Baba Goes to Town (music: "Makin' Whoopee" (1930) - uncredited)
 1937 Sunday Night at the Trocadero (Short) (writer: "You Never Looked So Beautiful Before")
 1937 Madame X (music: "You're Setting Me on Fire" (1937))
 1937 Porky's Garden (Short) (music: "Carolina in the Morning" - uncredited)
 1937 Saratoga (music: "Saratoga" (1937), "The Horse with the Dreamy Eyes" (1937) - uncredited)
 1937 The Good Old Soak (music: "You've Got a Certain Something")
 1937 Man of the People (music: "Let Me Day Dream" (1937) - uncredited)
 1936 Old Shep (Short) (music: "My Buddy")
 1936 After the Thin Man (music: "Blow That Horn" (1936))
 1936 Sinner Take All (music: "I'd Be Lost Without You" (1936))
 1936 Libeled Lady (music: "You" (1936) - uncredited)
 1936 Swing Banditry (Short) (music: "My Blue Heaven" - uncredited)
 1936 Piccadilly Jim (music: "Night of Nights")
 1936 His Brother's Wife (music: "Can't We Fall in Love" (1936) - uncredited)
 1936 Suzy (music: "Did I Remember (To Tell You I Adore You)?" (1936))
 1936 The Singing Kid (music: "My Mammy" - uncredited)
 1936 The Great Ziegfeld (music: "You Gotta Pull Strings" (1936), "She's a Follies Girl" (1936), "You" (1936), "You Never Looked So Beautiful" (1936), "Queen of the Jungle" (1936), "Makin' Whoopee" (1928), "It's Been So Long" (1935) - uncredited)
 1936 Alladin from Manhattan (Short) (writer: " (What Can I Say) After I Say I'm Sorry?")
 1936 The Lady Consents (music: "My Blue Heaven" (1927) - uncredited)
 1936 Red Nichols & His World Famous Pennies (Short) (music: "Carolina in the Morning" (1922) - uncredited)
 1935 Rendezvous (music: "My Buddy" - uncredited)
 1935 Here Comes the Band (music: "Tender Is the Night" (1935))
 1935 All-Star Vaudeville (Short) (music: "The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady" - uncredited)
 1935 After Office Hours (writer: "Forsaking All Others", "You've Got Everything" - uncredited)
 1934 Forsaking All Others (music: "Forsaking All Others" (1934) - uncredited)
 1934 Toyland Broadcast (Short) (music: "Jungle Fever" (1934) - uncredited)
 1934 The Gay Bride (music: "Mississippi Honeymoon")
 1934 Kid Millions (music: "An Earful of Music" (1934), "When My Ship Comes In" (1934), "Okay, Toots" (1934), "Ice Cream Fantasy" (1934) - uncredited)
 1934 Smoked Hams (Short) (music: "You're Driving Me Crazy (What Did I Do?)" - uncredited)
 1934 No Contest! (Short) (music: "Dancing in the Moonlight" - uncredited) / (writer: "A Thousand Good Nights" - uncredited)
 1934 Million Dollar Ransom (writer: "You'll Never Know")
 1934 The Girl from Missouri (music: "Feelin' High", "I've Had My Moments")
 1934 My Mummy's Arms (Short) (music: "My Mammy" - uncredited)
 1934 Operator 13 (music: "Once In a Lifetime" (1934), "The Colonel, Major and the Captain" (1934), "Roll, Jordan, Roll" (1934), "Sleepy Head" (1934), "Jungle Fever" (1934), "There's Someone Dreaming Tonight", "Little Liza Lee", "My Heart Will Sing", "The Colonel, the Major and the Captain" (1934), "Once in a Lifetime" (1934) - uncredited) / (writer: "Other Songs" - uncredited)
 1934 Let's Talk It Over (writer: "Long Live Love")
 1934 What Price Jazz (Short) (music: "Dancing in the Moonlight" - uncredited)
 1934 Hollywood Party (music: "Feelin' High" (1934), "I've Had My Moments" (1934) - uncredited)
 1934 Betty Boop's Rise to Fame (Short) (writer: "HELLO, BEAUTIFUL" (from Stopping the Show) - uncredited)
 1934 Riptide (music: "Riptide" (1934) - uncredited)
 1934 Success at Any Price (writer: "Little White Lies" (1930) - uncredited)
 1933 The Prizefighter and the Lady (music: "You've Got Everything" - uncredited)
 1933 Bombshell (music: "You've Got Everything" - uncredited)
 1933 Buddy's Day Out (Short) (music: "My Buddy" - uncredited)
 1933 Use Your Imagination (Short) (music: "The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady" - uncredited)
 1933 Tugboat Annie (writer: "Oh Lovely Be Mine", "Hello Beautiful" - uncredited)
 1933 Pilgrimage (music: "How 'Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down on the Farm (1919)" - uncredited)
 1932 The Musical Doctor (Short) (music: "My Mammy")
 1932 The Yacht Party (Short) (writer: "You're Driving Me Crazy (What Did I Do?)" - uncredited)
 1932 Pack Up Your Troubles (music: "My Buddy" (1922) - uncredited)
 1932 Big City Blues (music: "My Baby Just Cares for Me" - uncredited)
 1932 Blondie of the Follies (music: "Hello Gorgeous" - uncredited)
 1932 Betty Boop's Bizzy Bee (Short) (writer: "You're Driving Me Crazy (What Did I Do?)")
 1932 Stopping the Show (Short) (writer: "HELLO, BEAUTIFUL")
 1932 Roar of the Dragon (lyrics: "Little White Lies" (1930) - uncredited) / (music: "Little White Lies" (1930) - uncredited)
 1932 Rambling 'Round Radio Row #1 (Short) (music: "My Mammy" - uncredited)
 1932 Hell-Fire Austin (music: "My Buddy")
 1932 Lady with a Past (writer: "You're Driving Me Crazy" (1930) - uncredited)
 1932 Sweet Jennie Lee (Short) (writer: "Sweet Jennie Lee!")
 1931 Private Lives (music: "A Shady Tree" (1927) - uncredited)
 1931 My Baby Cares for Me (Short) (music: "My Baby Just Cares for Me")
 1931 Kitty from Kansas City (Short) (music: "KANSAS CITY KITTY")
 1931 You're Driving Me Crazy (Short) (writer: "You're Driving Me Crazy (What Did I Do?)")
 1931 Bimbo's Express (Short) (writer: "Hello, Beautiful")
 1931 Chances (music: "My Buddy" (1922) - uncredited)
 1931 Silly Scandals (Short) (writer: "YOU'RE DRIVIN' ME CRAZY")
 1931 Dirigible (music: "Little White Lies" (1930) - uncredited)
 1931 Crimes Square (Short) (writer: "Little White Lies" - uncredited)
 1931 Dance, Fools, Dance (music: "Little White Lies" (1930) - uncredited)
 1931 Sky High (Short) (writer: "You're Driving Me Crazy (What Did I Do?)" - uncredited)
 1930 The Dogway Melody (Short) (music: "My Mammy")
 1930 Whoopee! (music: "Cowboys" (1930), "Makin' Whoopee" (1928), "Today's the Day" (1930), "A Girl Friend of a Boy Friend of Mine" (1930), "Makin' Waffles" (1930), "My Baby Just Cares for Me" (1930), "Stetson" (1930), "The Song of the Setting Sun" (1930) - uncredited)
 1930 The Music Racket (Short) (music: "In the Middle of the Night" - uncredited)
 1930 Young Man of Manhattan ("My Blue Heaven", uncredited)
 1930 Mammy (music: "My Mammy", "Yes, Sir, That's My Baby" - uncredited)
 1930 Elstree Calling (to Take Off Your Skin and Dance Around in Your Bones", (writer: "Tain't No Sin)
 1930 Cameo Kirby (music: "Romance", "After a Million Dreams", "Home Is Heaven - Heaven Is Home")
 1929 Hot for Paris (music: "Duke of Ka-ki-ak", "Sweet Nothings of Love", "If You Want to See Paree", "Sing Your Little Folk Song", "Cuckoo Song")
 1929 Glorifying the American Girl (music: "Changes" (1927), "At Sundown (When Love Is Calling Me Home)" (1927) - uncredited) / (writer: "There Must Be Somebody Waiting for Me" (1929), "Sam, the Old Accordion Man" (1927) - uncredited)
 1929 Two Good Boys Gone Wrong (Short) (writer: "At Sundown" - uncredited)
 1929 The Gotham Rhythm Boys (Short) (music: "Kansas City Kitty" - uncredited)
 1929 Flight (music: "My Mammy" (1921) - uncredited)
 1929 The Dance of Life (writer: "Sam, the Old Accordian Man")
 1929 Green's Twentieth Century Faydetts (Short) (writer: "Changes")
 1928 Scarlet Seas (writer: "Just Like a Melody Out of the Sky" - uncredited)
 1928 Show People (music: "My Buddy" (1922) - uncredited)
 1928 The Band Beautiful (Short) (music: "Changes" - uncredited)
 1928 I Thank You (Short) (music: "My Mammy" - uncredited)
 1928 Dick Rich and His Melodious Monarchs (Short) (music: "There Must Be a Silver Lining" - uncredited)
 1928 Warming Up (writer: "Out of the Dawn")
 1928 Hit of the Show (writer: "You're in Love and I'm in Love" - uncredited)
 1928 Gus Arnheim and His Ambassadors (Short) (writer: "If I Can't Have You (I Want to Be Lonesome, I Want to Be Blue)" - uncredited)
 1928 The Cowboy and the Girl (Short) (music: "Sing Me a Baby Song" (1927) - uncredited)
 1928/II Earl Burtnett and His Biltmore Hotel Orchestra (Short) (music: "My Blue Heaven" - uncredited)
 1927 Love (music: "That Melody of Love" (1927) - uncredited)
 1927 The Jazz Singer (music: "My Mammy" (1918) - uncredited)
 1927 Hazel Green & Company (Short) (music: " (I've Grown So Lonesome) Thinking of You", "Just a Bird's-Eye View (of My Old Kentucky Home)", "That's Why I Love You" - uncredited)
 1927 Bernado De Pace (Short) (music: "That's Why I Love You")
 1927 The Little Princess of Song (Short) ("Where Did You Get Those Eyes ?")
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Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

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