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Vivian Ellis (I) (1904–1996)

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Also a pianist who was a pupil of Myra Hess See more trivia »

Died:

(age 91) in London, England, UK

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 2009 To Die Like a Man (music: "If Your Kisses Can't Hold the Man You Love")
 2006 The Eight (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Nocturnal Robbery (2006) ... (writer: "Spread a Little Happiness" - uncredited)
 2004 Being Julia (writer: "She's My Lovely")
 1991 Riff-Raff (writer: "Spread A Little Happiness")
 1986 Danger Mouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- DM on the Orient Express (1986) ... (writer: "Coronation Scot")
 1986 Clockwise ("This Is My Lovely Day")
 1982 Brimstone & Treacle (writer: "Spread a Little Happiness")
 1965 The Ipcress File (music: "Supermarket" - uncredited)
 1958 Slag för slag (music: "Flight 101" - uncredited)
 1948 Easy Money (writer: "Lady Spiv")
 1946 Piccadilly Incident (writer: "Piccadilly 1944")
 1944 It Happened One Sunday (music: "Medley")
 1940 A Little Bit of Heaven (writer: "What Did We Learn at School" - uncredited)
 1940 Under Your Hat (lyrics: "The Empire Depends On You") / (music: "The Empire Depends On You")
 1939 Clouds Over Europe (music: "Mayfair in May" - uncredited)
 1938 The Divorce of Lady X (music: "Mayfair in May", "Mayfair in May" (reprise) - uncredited)
 1937 Good Morning, Boys (music: "The Flies Crawled Up the Window" - uncredited)
 1936 Men Are Not Gods (writer: "Two People in Love" - uncredited)
 1936 Public Nuisance No. 1 (writer: "Between You, Me and the Carpet", "Swing", "Hotsy Totsy", "Me and My Dog")
 1934 Mister Cinders (music: "Where's Jim?", "I Could Get Used to You", "Spread a Little Happiness", "Just a Blue Sky")
 1933 Friday the Thirteenth (music: "Sweep" - uncredited)
 1933 The King's Cup (music: "Climbing High")
 1931 Out of the Blue (writer: "Out of the Blue")
 1930 Elstree Calling (writer: "The Thought Never Entered My Head")
 1925 Jealousy (music: "Vaudeville")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His musical, "The Fleet's Lit Up," was performed at the London Hippodrome in London, England with Frances Day, Stanley Lupino, Ralph Reader, Enid Lowe, Adele Dixon, and Gerald and His Band in the cast. George Black was director. See more »

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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Composer and lyricist, a former concert pianist. Best known as writer for theatrical revues performed at London's West End from 1922. His most famous song was "Spread a Little Happiness", featured in his 1929 musical "Mr. Cinders". He also authored several humorous books. See more »

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Scorpio

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