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Ward Ellis (1926–1985)

Ward Ellis was also the creator and coreographer of the musical group, the Doodletown Pipers. The group, under his direction, appeared on numerous television shows throughout the 1960s and 1970s, including "Make Your Own Kind of Music," which was an early 1970s summer replacement show on NBC, which also featured the Carpenters, Al Hirt, and Mark ... See full bio »

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War Drums
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The Second Greatest Sex


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 1966 The Big T.N.T. Show (Documentary) (choreographer)
 1964 3 Nuts in Search of a Bolt (choreographer)
 1957-1960 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (choreographer - 6 episodes)
- Merle Travis and Molly Bee (1960) ... (choreographer)
- Rosemary Clooney (1959) ... (choreographer)
- Ethel Waters (1959) ... (choreographer)
- The Mikado (1959) ... (choreographer)
- Charles Laughton (1958) ... (choreographer)
 1960 Startime (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Tennessee Ernie Ford Meets King Arthur (1960) ... (choreographer)
 1957 The Pied Piper of Hamelin (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1957 War Drums (choreographer - uncredited)
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 1957 War Drums
 1956 Once Upon a Honeymoon (Short)
 1955 The Second Greatest Sex
Zachary Bean
 1953 Down Among the Sheltering Palms
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1952 Stars and Stripes Forever
Specialty Dancer (uncredited)
 1951 The Strip
Dancer (uncredited)
 1951 Rich, Young and Pretty
Specialty Dancer (uncredited)
 1948 Beyond Glory
Second Classman in Mess Hall (uncredited)
 1943 Best Foot Forward
Cadet (unconfirmed, uncredited)

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