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Al Goodhart (1905–1955)

Songwriter ("I Apologize", "Serenade of the Bells"), composer, pianist and agent, educated at DeWitt Clinton High School and then a radio announcer, vaudeville pianist, and writer of special material. He performed on radio as part of a two-member piano eam, and also owned a theatrical agency. While in England between 1934 and 1937, he wrote the ... See full bio »

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Singin' in the Rain
Singin' in the Rain Soundtrack
Empire of the Sun
Empire of the Sun Soundtrack
Charlotte Gray
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The Harmonists
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 2011 Mildred Pierce (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Part Three (2011) ... (writer: "Happy go lucky you and broken hearted me")
 2009 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1930s: Dancing Away the Great Depression (Video documentary) (writer: "Auf Wiedersehen, My Dear" - uncredited)
 2008 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1920s: The Dawn of the Hollywood Musical (Video documentary) (writer: "Dangerous Nan McGrew" - uncredited)
 2005 These Foolish Things (writer: "This'll Make You Whistle")
 2001 Charlotte Gray (writer: "Black Eyed Susan Brown")
 2001 Town & Country (writer: "You're Gonna See a Lot of Me")
 1999 Reputations (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hitch: Alfred the Great (1999) ... (writer: "No One Can Like the Drummer Man" - uncredited)
 1997 The Harmonists (music: "Auf Wiederseh'n, my Dear")
 1994 That's Entertainment! III (Documentary) (music: "Fit as a Fiddle" (1932) - uncredited)
 1991 For the Boys (writer: "I Apologize")
 1987 Empire of the Sun (writer: "SWING IS IN THE AIR")
 1981 Steve Martin's Best Show Ever (TV Special) (writer: "Fit as a Fiddle" - uncredited)
 1975 The Day of the Locust ("EVERYTHING'S IN RHYTHM WITH MY HEART")
 1974 M*A*S*H (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- George (1974) ... (music: "Fit as a Fiddle")
 1965 Ship of Fools (lyrics: "Auf Wiedersehen, My Dear" - uncredited) / (music: "Auf Wiedersehen, My Dear" - uncredited)
 1958 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.32 (1958) ... (music: "Watchin' the Trains Go By" - uncredited)
 1952 Singin' in the Rain (music: "Fit as a Fiddle" (1932))
 1949 The Girl from Jones Beach (writer: "Auf Wiedersehen, My Dear" - uncredited)
 1944 Hare Ribbin' (Short) (writer: "You Hit My Heart With a Bang" - uncredited)
 1943 Hoosier Holiday (writer: "The K. P. Serenade")
 1943 Tortoise Wins by a Hare (Short) (writer: "Black Coffee" - uncredited)
 1942 Johnny Doughboy (music: "Johnny Doughboy Found a Rose in Ireland") / (writer: "Better Not Roll Those Blue, Blue Eyes")
 1942 Ice-Capades Revue (music: "Johnny Doughboy Found a Rose in Ireland" - uncredited)
 1942 The Impatient Patient (Short) (writer: "You Hit My Heart with a Bang" - uncredited)
 1942 Fresh Hare (Short) (writer: "You Hit My Heart with a Bang" - uncredited)
 1942 Porky's Pastry Pirates (Short) (writer: "You Hit My Heart with a Bang" - uncredited)
 1940 The Sour Puss (Short) (writer: "You Hit My Heart with a Bang" - uncredited)
 1940 Prehistoric Porky (Short) (writer: "You Hit My Heart with a Bang" - uncredited)
 1940 A Gander at Mother Goose (Short) (writer: "Black Coffee" - uncredited)
 1940 Suicide Legion (writer: "Sunset In Vienna", "We'll Never Run Short Of Love")
 1940 'Til We Meet Again (writer: "Auf Wiedersehen, My Dear" (1932) - uncredited)
 1940 Elmer's Candid Camera (Short) (music: "Sticks and Stones" - uncredited)
 1939 The Film Fan (Short) (music: "Sticks and Stones" - uncredited)
 1939 Inspector Hornleigh on Holiday (writer: "Half and Half" - uncredited)
 1939 Porky's Picnic (Short) (music: "Sticks and Stones" - uncredited)
 1939 Shipyard Sally (writer: "It's Written All Over You" - uncredited)
 1939 A Girl Must Live (writer: "Gangway")
 1939 Prest-O Change-O (Short) (writer: "Black Coffee" (1935) - uncredited)
 1939 The Amazing Mr. Forrest (writer: "If It Wasn't For An Early", "Turn On The Lovelight")
 1939 Murder in the Night (writer: "Turn on the Lovelight", "If It Wasn't for an Early Bird" - uncredited)
 1938 Hold My Hand (writer: "Turn On The Love Light")
 1938 Bank Holiday (writer: "When You Gotta Sing, You Gotta Sing", "Gangway", "Lord And Lady Whoozis" - uncredited)
 1937 Splinters in the Air (lyrics: "Watching the Stars" - as Goodhart) / (music: "Watching the Stars" - as Goodhart)
 1937 The Girl Was Young (writer: "No One Can Like the Drummer Man" - as Goodhart, uncredited)
 1937 Sunday Night at the Trocadero (Short) (writer: "There's Always a Happy Ending")
 1937 Gangway (writer: "When You Gotta Sing, You Gotta Sing", "Lord and Lady Whoozis", "Moon or No Moon", "Gangway")
 1937 Backstage (writer: "Stranded", "Stay Awhile")
 1937 Married Before Breakfast (music: "Fit as a Fiddle" (1932) - uncredited)
 1937 Porky and Gabby (Short) (writer: "Black Coffee" - uncredited)
 1937 Take My Tip (writer: "I Was Anything But Sentimental", "Birdie Out of a Cage")
 1937 Girl in the Street (writer: "Jingle of the Jungle", "The Eyes of the World Are Upon You")
 1937 Good Morning, Boys (writer: "Baby, Whatcha Gonna Do Tonight?", "Baby, Whatcha Gonna Do Tonight?" (uncredited))
 1937 You're in the Army Now (writer: "Turning the Town Upside Down")
 1936 Don't Look Now (Short) (writer: "Black Coffee" - uncredited)
 1936 Jack of All Trades (writer: "Tap Your Tootsies", "You're Sweeter Than You Thought You Were", "Where There's You, There's Me" - as A. Goodhart)
 1936 Porky in the North Woods (Short) (writer: "Black Coffee")
 1936 This'll Make You Whistle (writer: "I'm in a Dancing Mood", "There Isn't Any Limit to My Love", "Without Rhythm", "You've Got the Wrong Rhumba", "I'm Never Too Busy for You", "Cocktail Time", "Keep Your Eye on the Sky", "I Don't Give a Continental", "I Make a Motion", "My Red Letter Day", "Crazy with Love")
 1936 Public Enemy's Wife (writer: "Meet Me in the Gloaming" (1933) - uncredited)
 1936 The Phantom Ship (Short) (writer: "Black Coffee" - uncredited)
 1936 When Knights Were Bold ("I'M STILL DREAMING", "LET'S PUT SOME PEOPLE TO WORK")
 1935 Come Out of the Pantry ("Everything Stops for Tea", "From One Minute to Another")
 1935 Hyde Park Corner (writer: "Did You Get That Out of a Book?", "You Don't Know the Half of It")
 1935 First a Girl (writer: "Little Silkworm", "It's Written All Over Your Face", "I Can Wiggle My Ears", "Say The Word And It's Yours", "Every thing's In Rhythm With My Heart", "Half and Half", "Londonola" - as A. Goodhart)
 1935 A Fire Has Been Arranged (writer: "It Doesn't Cost A Thing To Smile", "The Latest Members Of The Fire Brigade")
 1935 Peg of Old Drury (writer: "A Little Dash of Dublin")
 1935 Stormy Weather (writer: "Tell Me With Your Eyes")
 1935 Squibs (writer: "Squibs", "One Way Street", "Have You Ever Have The Feeling You're Flying?", "The Londonola")
 1935 Dinky (music: "The Prize Waltz" - uncredited)
 1935 Heat Wave (writer: "If Your Father Only Knew", "San Felipe" - uncredited)
 1935 All-Star Vaudeville (Short) (writer: "Why Don't You Practice What You Preach" - uncredited)
 1935 Eggs Mark the Spot (Short) (writer: "Why Don't You Practice What You Preach" - uncredited)
 1935 Car of Dreams (writer: "Car of Dreams")
 1935 She Shall Have Music (writer: "The Band That Jack Built", "Moanin' Minnie", "Sailing Along on a Carpet of Clouds", "Nothin' on Earth", "Don't Ask Me Any Questions", " (Do The) Runaround", "May All Your Troubles Be Little Ones", "My First Thrill")
 1934 The Chases of Pimple Street (Short) (writer: "You Gotta Give Credit to Love" - uncredited)
 1934 Buddy the Dentist (Short) (writer: "He's a Humdinger" - uncredited)
 1934 Marie Galante (writer: "Serves Me Right for Treating You Wrong")
 1934 Kansas City Princess (music: "Better to Love You, My Dear" - uncredited)
 1934 Mike Fright (Short) (lyrics: "Jimmy Had a Nickel" - uncredited) / (music: "Jimmy Had a Nickel" - uncredited)
 1933 The Son of Kong (writer: "Fit As a Fiddle" - uncredited)
 1933 The Prizefighter and the Lady (writer: "Knee Deep in Rhythm" - uncredited)
 1933 College Coach (writer: "Meet Me in the Gloaming" (1933) - uncredited)
 1933 Broadway to Hollywood (music: "We Are the Two Hacketts" (1933), "Knee Deep in Rhythm" (1933) - uncredited)
 1933 Beer and Pretzels (Short) (music: "Steins On The Table")
 1933 Baby Face (writer: "Meet Me In The Gloaming" - uncredited)
 1933 Betty Boop's Penthouse (Short) (music: "Suzanne" - uncredited)
 1933 The Magic Mummy (Short) (music: "The Cop on the Beat, the Man in the Moon, and Me" - uncredited)
 1933 Blue of the Night (Short) (writer: "Auf Wiedersehen, My Dear" - uncredited)
 1932 Hollywood on Parade No. A-2 (Short) (writer: "Auf Wiedersehen, My Dear")
 1932 Jewel Robbery (writer: "Auf Wiedersehen, My Dear" (1932) - uncredited)
 1931 Darn Tootin (Short) (writer: "I Apologize" - uncredited)
 1931 Confessions of a Co-Ed (writer: "Ya Got Love" - uncredited)
 1930 Dangerous Nan McGrew (writer: "I Owe You", "Dangerous Nan McGrew" - uncredited)
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