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Douglas Furber (1885–1961)

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In 1987, was posthumously nominated for two Tony Awards for "Me and My Girl": as Best Score, his lyrics with music by Noel Gay, and other lyrics by L. Arthur Rose; and as Best Book (Musical), with Rose and current contributions made by Stephen Fry and Mike Ockrent.

Died:

(age 75) in London, England, UK

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 2008 Lymelife (writer: "Bells of St. Mary's")
 2003 Alex & Emma (writer: "Limehouse Blues")
 1999 Sweet and Lowdown (music: "Limehouse Blues" (1922))
 1992 The Accompanist (writer: "The Lambeth Walk" - as Furber)
 1991 Lo Kolel Sherut (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.4 (1991) ... (lyrics: "Bo El Ha-Mesiba")
 1990 Alice (writer: "Limehouse Blues" (1921))
 1990 Goodfellas (writer: "Bells of St. Marys")
 1987 The 41st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "The Lambeth Walk")
 1979 Série noire (writer: "Le Lambeth walk")
 1978 Top club dimanche (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 24 December 1978 (1978) ... (writer: "Le lambeth walk (C'était pas compliqué)")
 1978 De Mike Burstyn show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1978) ... (lyrics: "The Lambeth Walk")
 1978 Pennies from Heaven (TV Mini-Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Better Think Twice (1978) ... (lyrics: "Fancy Our Meeting" - uncredited)
 1975 Overlord (writer: "The Lambeth Walk")
 1975 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Great Mysteries with Orson Buggy (1975) ... (writer: "Limehouse Blues")
 1975 All Creatures Great and Small (TV Movie) (lyrics: "The Lambeth Walk" - uncredited)
 1972 The Godfather (lyrics: "The Bells of St. Mary's" (1971))
 1968 A Little of What You Fancy (Documentary) (lyrics: "The Lambeth Walk")
 1968 Little Big Time (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (1968) ... (lyrics: "THE FOX HAS LEFT ITS LAIR")
 1968 Showtime (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (1968) ... (writer: "The Fox Has Left Its Lair")
 1968 Star! (lyrics: "Limehouse Blues")
 1962 The Longest Day (lyrics: "Lambeth Walk" - uncredited)
 1962 Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall (TV Special documentary) (writer: "History of Musical Comedy)
 1958 The Key (lyrics: "Lambeth Walk" - uncredited)
 1955 Friarannonsen (writer: "The Lambeth Walk" (1937) - uncredited)
 1952 Everything I Have Is Yours (lyrics: "Like Monday Follows Sunday")
 1949 The Lord from the Lane (music: "THE LAMBETH WALK")
 1945 The Bells of St. Mary's (lyrics: "The Bells of St. Mary's")
 1945 Ziegfeld Follies (lyrics: "Limehouse Blues")
 1944 To Have and Have Not (music: "Limehouse Blues" - uncredited)
 1940 Swinging the Lambeth Walk (Short) (lyrics: "Lambeth Walk")
 1940 Laugh It Off (writer: "God Send You Back to Me")
 1939 Spare Time (Documentary short) (lyrics: "The Bells of St. Mary's" - uncredited)
 1939 Me and My Girl (lyrics: "The Lambeth Walk", "Me and My Girl")
 1938 Merle Kendrick and His Orchestra (Short) (lyrics: "Limehouse Blues" - uncredited)
 1938 George Takes the Air (lyrics: "The Bell's Of St Mary's" - uncredited)
 1937 Good Morning, Boys (lyrics: "The Flies Crawled Up the Window" - uncredited)
 1936 Soft Lights and Sweet Music (lyrics: "Limehouse Blues")
 1935 Stormy Weather (writer: "Three Wishes" - uncredited)
 1935 Brewster's Millions (lyrics: "The Carranga", "I Think I Can", "One Good Tune Deserves Another", "Pull Down the Blind")
 1933 Turkey Time (lyrics: "Irgendwo auf der Welt gibt's ein kleines bisschen Glück" - uncredited)
 1933 Friday the Thirteenth (lyrics: "Sweep" - uncredited)
 1933 That's a Good Girl (lyrics: "So Green", "Now That I've Found You") / (writer: "The One I'm Looking For", "Sweet So and So", "Oo La La")
 1933 Falling for You (lyrics: "You Don't Understand", "Mrs. Bartholomew", "Sweep", "Why Has a Cow Got Four Legs" - uncredited)
 1933 Yes, Mr. Brown (lyrics: "Leave a Little for Me', "Yes, Mr. Brown", "If You Would Learn to Live")
 1933 The Good Companions (lyrics: "Lucky for Me", "Three Wishes", "Let Me Give My Happiness to You" - uncredited)
 1930 Jack Buchanan with the Glee Quartet (Short) (lyrics: "The Fox Has Left His Lair" - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Martin Broones, Guy Bolton, Thompson, John and his musical, "Swing Along," was performed at the Gaiety Theatre in London, England with Leslie Henson, Louise Browne, Zelma O'Neal, Roy Royston, Fred Emney, Richard Caldicot, and Richard Hearne in the cast. See more »
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Trivia:

In 1987, was posthumously nominated for two Tony Awards for "Me and My Girl": as Best Score, his lyrics with music by Noel Gay, and other lyrics by L. Arthur Rose; and as Best Book (Musical), with Rose and current contributions made by Stephen Fry and Mike Ockrent.

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