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Kim Gannon (1900–1974)

Songwriter ("I'll Be Home For Christmas", "Under Paris Skies", "A Dreamer's Holiday", "Autumn Nocturne"), author and lawyer, educated at St. Lawrence University (BS) and Albany Law School (LL.B.). He was admitted to the New York Bar in 1934. Besides writing for films, he wrote the Broadway stage score for "Seventeen". Joining ASCAP in 1940, his ... See full bio »

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Deadpool
Deadpool Soundtrack
(2016)
Catch Me If You Can
Catch Me If You Can Soundtrack
(2002)
The Polar Express
The Polar Express Soundtrack
(2004)
Jingle All the Way
Jingle All the Way Soundtrack
(1996)

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 2017 Feud (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2017) ... (lyrics: "I Want to Be Wanted" - uncredited)
 2016 Heaven Sent (TV Movie) (writer: "I'll Be Home for Christmas")
 2016 Bates Motel (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Norman (2016) ... (writer: "I'll Be Home for Christmas" - uncredited)
 2016 Deadpool (writer: "I'll Be Home For Christmas")
 2016 Christmas Is (TV Movie) (lyrics: "I'll Be Home for Christmas" 1943) / (music: "I'll Be Home for Christmas" 1943)
 2015 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tina Fey/Dane DeHaan/Kenny Rogers (2015) ... (writer: "I'll Be Home for Christmas")
 2015 Christmas Eve (writer: "I'll Be Home For Christmas")
 2014 Britain's Most Dangerous Songs: Listen to the Banned (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "I'll Be Home for Christmas")
 2013 Darla Z's Christmas 'Round the World (TV Special) (writer: "I'll Be Home For Christmas")
  Eastbound & Down (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2013) (music - 1 episode, 2013)
- Chapter 28 (2013) ... (lyrics: "I'll Be Home For Christmas If Only In My Dreams" - uncredited) / (music: "I'll Be Home For Christmas If Only In My Dreams" - uncredited)
 2013 Alpha and Omega 2: A Howl-iday Adventure (Video) (writer: "I'll Be Home for Christmas")
 2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #21.62 (2012) ... (writer: "I'll Be Home for Christmas" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.58 (2012) ... (writer: "I'll Be Home for Christmas" - uncredited)
 2011 How to Eat Eggnog (writer: "I'll be Home for Christmas")
 2011 New Girl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The 23rd (2011) ... (writer: "I'll Be Home for Christmas" - uncredited)
 2010 Christmas Tree of Might (TV Short) (lyrics: "I'll Be Home for Christmas") / (music: "I'll Be Home for Christmas")
 2010 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Fight Before Christmas (2010) ... (writer: "I'll Be Home for Christmas" - uncredited)
 2010 You Don't Know Jack (TV Movie) (writer: "I'll Be Home for Christmas")
 2010 The Pacific (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Melbourne (2010) ... (writer: "Angel in Disguise" - uncredited)
 2009 The National Christmas Tree Lighting (TV Special) (writer: "I'll Be Home for Christmas")
 2009 Army Wives (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- As Time Goes By... (2009) ... (lyrics: "I'll Be Home For Christmas" - uncredited)
 2009 My Music: The Big Band Years (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Moonlight Cocktail" - uncredited)
 2008 Chuck (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chuck Versus Santa Claus (2008) ... (writer: "I'll Be Home for Christmas")
 2008 Four Christmases (writer: "I'll Be Home For Christmas")
 2008 While She Was Out (writer: "I'll Be Home For Christmas")
 2008 Nancy LaMott: I'll Be Here with You (Video) (writer: "I'll Be Home for Christmas")
 2007 Holiday Festival on Ice 2007 (TV Movie) (lyrics: "I'll Be Home For Christmas")
 2007 Radio City Christmas Spectacular (TV Movie) (writer: "I'll be Home for Christmas" - uncredited)
 2007 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "I'll Be Home For Christmas")
 2007 This Christmas (writer: "I'll Be Home for Christmas")
 2007 Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Santa's Secret Stuff (2007) ... (writer: "I'll Be Home for Christmas" - uncredited)
 2006 Las Vegas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- White Christmas (2006) ... (writer: "I'll Be Home For Christmas")
  7th Heaven (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2006) (music - 1 episode, 2006)
- Christmas! (2006) ... (lyrics: "I'll Be Home For Christmas" - uncredited) / (music: "I'll Be Home For Christmas" - uncredited)
 2006 Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus (writer: "A Dreamer's Holiday")
 2005 Mother of Mine (writer: "Always In My Heart")
 2005 Elvis by the Presleys (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "I'll Be Home For Christmas")
 2005 Madman Muntz: American Maverick (Documentary) (lyrics: "A Little Bit Different") / (music: "A Little Bit Different")
 2004 The Polar Express (writer: "I'll Be Home For Christmas")
 2001-2004 Sex and the City (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes)
- The Ick Factor (2004) ... (lyrics: "Under Paris Skies" (Sous le Ciel de Paris) - uncredited)
- My Motherboard, My Self (2001) ... (lyrics: "Under Paris Skies" (Sous le Ciel de Paris))
 2002 Catch Me If You Can (writer: "I'll Be Home for Christmas")
 2001 Roswell (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Samuel Rising (2001) ... (lyrics: "I'll Be Home For Christmas")
 2001 Three Days (TV Movie) (writer: "I'll Be Home for Christmas")
 2001 Prancer Returns (Video) (writer: "I'LL BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS")
 2000 Our Favorite Things: Christmas in Vienna (TV Special) (lyrics: "I'll Be Home for Christmas")
 2000 Joe Gould's Secret (lyrics: "A Dreamer's Holiday")
 1999 La bûche (writer: "I'll Be Home for Christmas")
 1999 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Hit Is a Hit (1999) ... (writer: "A Dreamer's Holiday")
 1998 I'll Be Home for Christmas (writer: "I'll Be Home For Christmas")
 1998 Marriages (writer: "I'll be home for Christmas')
 1997 I'll Be Home for Christmas (TV Movie) (writer: "I'll Be Home For Christmas")
 1997 Mousehunt (writer: "I'll Be Home For Christmas")
 1997 Caroline in the City (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Caroline and the Decanter (1997) ... (writer: "I'll Be Home for Christmas" - uncredited)
 1996 Joulubileet (lyrics: "I'll Be Home for Christmas") / (music: "I'll Be Home for Christmas")
 1996 Jingle All the Way (writer: "I'll Be Home for Christmas")
 1996 Trees Lounge (writer: "I UNDERSTAND (JUST HOW YOU FEEL)")
 1995 Reckless (lyrics: "I'll Be Home for Christmas" (1943))
 1994 Live with Kelly and Ryan (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 22 December 1994 (1994) ... (writer: "I'll Be Home for Christmas")
 1994 Mixed Nuts (writer: "I'll Be Home for Christmas")
 1994 Bert (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Hjärnsläpp (1994) ... (lyrics: "FIVE O'CLOCK WHISTLE")
 1993 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Santa Claus (1993) ... (writer: "I'll Be Home for Christmas")
 1993 David Foster's Christmas Album (TV Special) (writer: "I'll Be Home For Christmas)
 1992 The Music of Disney: A Legacy in Song (Video documentary) (writer: "The Lord is Good to Me")
 1990 Christmas at Home (TV Movie documentary) (lyrics: "I'll Be Home For Christmas")
 1989 Midnight Caller (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Someone to Love (1989) ... (writer: "I'll Be Home from Christmas")
 1988 I'll Be Home for Christmas (TV Movie) (lyrics: "I'll Be Home for Christmas")
 1988 Let's Get Lost (Documentary) ("Arrivederci")
 1987 Designing Women (TV Series) (1 episode)
- I'll Be Home for Christmas (1987) ... ("I'll Be Home For Christmas")
 1987 A Muppet Family Christmas (TV Movie) (writer: "I'll Be Home for Christmas")
 1987 Lethal Weapon (writer: "I'll Be Home For Christmas" - uncredited)
 1985 One Magic Christmas (lyrics: "I'll Be Home For Christmas")
 1984 The Facts of Life (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Christmas in the Big House (1984) ... ("I'll Be Home For Christmas")
 1981 George Burns' Early, Early, Early Christmas Special (TV Special) (writer: "I'll Be Home for Christmas" - uncredited)
 1981 The Loveless (writer: "I Want To Be Wanted")
 1979 1941 (writer: "I'll Be Home for Christmas" - uncredited)
 1978 Good Old Days Part II (TV Special) (writer: "I Want to be Wanted")
 1973 M*A*S*H (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dr. Pierce and Mr. Hyde (1973) ... (writer: "I'll Be Home for Christmas")
 1973 Class of '44 (lyrics: "It Can't Be Wrong")
 1966 A Man Called Adam (lyrics: "I Want To Be Wanted") / (music: "I Want To Be Wanted")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.29 (1965) ... (writer: "I'll Be Home for Christmas")
 1962 The Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Portals of Music (1962) ... (lyrics: "Moonlight Cocktail" - uncredited)
 1961 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Everly Brothers (1961) ... (lyrics: "Under Paris Skies" (Sous le Ciel de Paris))
 1960 Startime (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Soldiers in Greasepaint (1960) ... (lyrics: "Moonlight Cocktail" - uncredited)
 1952 The Jane Froman Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Bonnie Scotland ... (lyrics: "Moonlight Cocktail" - uncredited)
 1952 Don Cornell Sings (Short) (writer: "Be Fair")
 1951 Million Dollar Pursuit (writer: "Sentimental")
 1949 White Heat (music: "Five O'Clock Whistle" (1940) - uncredited)
 1949 The Grey Hounded Hare (Short) (music: "I Go For You" - uncredited)
 1948 Moonrise (writer: "I'll Be Home for Christmas" - uncredited)
 1948 An Innocent Affair (writer: "These Things Are You", "Innocent Affair")
 1948 Melody Time (writer: "Johnny Appleseed")
 1948 The Legend of Johnny Appleseed (Short) (writer: "The Lord Is Good to Me", "The Pioneer Song", "The Apple Song")
 1948 April Showers (lyrics: "Little Trouper" - uncredited) / (writer: "The World's Most Beautiful Girl" - uncredited)
 1948 Back Alley Oproar (Short) (lyrics: "Angel in Disguise" - uncredited)
 1947 Catch as Cats Can (Short) (lyrics: "It Can't Be Wrong" - uncredited)
 1947 Angel and the Badman (writer: "A Little Bit Different" - uncredited)
 1946 Down Missouri Way (writer: "Old Missouri Hayride", "There's a Rose That Grows in the Ozarks", "Big Town Gal", "Monkey Business", "Never Knew That I Could Sing", "I'm So In Love With You", "Just Can't Get That Guy", "If Something Don't Happen Soon")
 1946 The Great Piggy Bank Robbery (Short) (music: "I Go For You" - uncredited)
 1946 Murder in the Music Hall (lyrics: "Mess Me Up", "My Pushover Heart")
 1945 Senorita from the West (lyrics: "What A Change In The Weather")
 1945 Swingin' on a Rainbow (lyrics: "Wrap Your Troubles in a Rainbow")
 1945 Hitchhike to Happiness (lyrics: "Hitchhike to Happiness", "My Pushover Heart", "Sentimental", "For You and Me")
 1945 Man from Oklahoma (lyrics: "For You and Me" - uncredited)
 1945 The Chicago Kid (lyrics: "Sentimental")
 1945 Earl Carroll Vanities (lyrics: "Endlessly", "I've Been Good for So Long", "Rockabye Boogie", "The Last Man in Town", "You Beautiful Thing, You")
 1945 Odor-Able Kitty (Short) (lyrics: "Angel in Disguise" - uncredited)
 1944 Meet Miss Bobby Socks (lyrics: "I'm Not Afraid of Love", "Come Rain, Come Shine")
 1944 Bowery to Broadway (lyrics: "Montevideo", "Coney Island Waltz" - uncredited)
 1944 Crime by Night (lyrics: "Two Tables Apart" (1944) - uncredited)
 1944 In Society (writer: "What a Change in the Weather")
 1944 Three Little Sisters (lyrics: "Sweet Dreams, Sweetheart", "Khaki Wacky Sue", "Little Old Fashioned Looking Glass", "Don't Forget the Girls Back Home")
 1944 Louisiana Hayride (writer: "Rainbow Road", "You Gotta Go Where the Train Goes")
 1944 Hare Ribbin' (Short) (lyrics: "It Can't Be Wrong" - uncredited)
 1944 Angel Puss (Short) (lyrics: "Angel in Disguise" - uncredited)
 1944 Song of the Open Road (lyrics: "Rollin' Down the Road" (1944), " (I'm Havin') Fun in the Sun" (1944), "Too Much in Love" (1944), "Here It Is Monday" (1944) - uncredited)
 1944 Swooner Crooner (Short) (lyrics: "It Can't Be Wrong", "I'll Pray for You", "Always in My Heart" - uncredited)
 1944 My Best Gal (lyrics: "I've Got the Flyingist Feeling", "Where There's Love", "The Upsy-Downsy")
 1944 Shine on Harvest Moon (lyrics: "We're Doing Our Best" (1944), "Don't Let Rainy Days Get You" (1944), "Who's Your Honey Lamb?" (1944) (uncredited), "So Dumb But So Beautiful" (1944), "Thank You for the Dance" (1944), "I Go for You" (1944))
 1944 Casanova in Burlesque (lyrics: "Casanova Joe", "Five-A-Day Fatima", "Willie the Shake", "Mess Me Up", "Taming of the Shrew Routine")
 1944 Tom Turk and Daffy (Short) (lyrics: "Angel in Disguise" - uncredited)
 1944 Little Red Riding Rabbit (Short) (lyrics: "Five O'Clock Whistle" - uncredited)
 1943 Let's Face It (lyrics: "All the Way")
 1943 Follies Girl (lyrics: "I Told a Lie")
 1943 Henry Aldrich Swings It (writer: "Ding Dong, Sing a Song")
 1943 Yankee Doodle Daffy (Short) (lyrics: "Angel in Disguise" - uncredited)
 1943 Shantytown (lyrics: "On the Corner of Sunshine and Main" - uncredited)
 1943 Salute for Three (writer: "My Wife's a WAAC", "Left-Right", "Wha' D'ya Do When It Rains?", "I'll Do It For You" ("Danger Kissing a Stranger"), "Don't Worry")
 1943 Coal Black and de Sebben Dwarfs (Short) (lyrics: "Five O'Clock Whistle" - uncredited)
 1943 The Powers Girl (lyrics: "Three Dreams", "Partners", "Out of This World", "The Lady Who Didn't Believe in Love" - uncredited)
 1942 Borrah Minevitch and His Harmonica School (Short) (lyrics: "Always in My Heart" - uncredited)
 1942 The Wabbit Who Came to Supper (Short) (lyrics: "Angel in Disguise" - uncredited)
 1942 Always in My Heart (lyrics: "Always in My Heart" (1942), "The Singing Sands of Alamosa" - uncredited)
 1942 What's Cookin' (lyrics: "I'll Pray for You" - uncredited)
 1940 It All Came True (lyrics: "Angel in Disguise" (1940) - uncredited)
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Stage Play: Seventeen. Musical comedy. Music by Walter Kent. Lyrics by Kim Gannon. Material by Sally Benson. Material direction by Richard Whorf. Based on the novel by Booth Tarkington. Music arranged by Ted Royal. Musical Director: Vincent Travers. Choral arrangements by Crane Calder. Assistant to Miss Krupska: Rex Cooper. Dances and ... See more »
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