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Clifford Grey (I) (1887–1941)

Lyricist ("If You Were the Only Girl in the World", "Valencia", "Got a Date with an Angel") and author, educated at King Edward VI School. He began as an actor, then wrote the Broadway stage scores for "Sally", "Vogues of 1924", "Artists and Models (1924, 1925)", "Annie Dear", "June Days", "Gay Paree", "A Night in Paris", "Great Temptations", "The ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Wolf of Wall Street
(2013)
Amélie
Amélie Soundtrack
(2001)
Gosford Park
Gosford Park Soundtrack
(2001)
A United Kingdom
A United Kingdom Soundtrack
(2016)

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 2016 A United Kingdom (lyrics: "Sometimes I'm Happy") / (writer: "Sometimes I'm Happy")
 2013 The Wolf of Wall Street (writer: "Dream Lover (from Popeye Meets Hercules)")
 2001 Gosford Park (lyrics: "What a Duke Should Be" (1916))
 2001 The Cat's Meow (writer: "If You Were the Only Girl in the World" (1916))
 2001 Amélie (writer: "Got a Date with an Angel")
 1996 Basquiat (lyrics: "Paris, Stay the Same" (Paris, je t'Aime d'Amour))
 1982 Lonely Hearts (lyrics: "If You Were the Only Girl in the World" - uncredited)
 1982 Brimstone & Treacle (lyrics: "Spread a Little Happiness")
 1972 For the Love of Ada (lyrics: "If You Were the Only Girl in the World" - uncredited)
 1957 The Bridge on the River Kwai (lyrics: "If You Were the Only Girl in the World" (1916) - uncredited)
 1957 The Helen Morgan Story (lyrics: "If You Were the Only Girl in the World" - uncredited)
 1955 Hit the Deck (lyrics: "Join the Navy" (1927), "Hallelujah" (1927), "Lucky Bird" (1927), "A Kiss or Two" (1927), "Why, Oh Why?" (1927), "Loo-Loo" (1927) - uncredited)
 1954 Let's Make Up (lyrics: "If You Were The Only Girl In The World")
 1953 The Adventures of Sadie (writer: "If You Were The Only Girl In The World" - uncredited)
 1953 By the Light of the Silvery Moon (lyrics: "If You Were the Only Girl in the World" - uncredited)
 1952 Everything I Have Is Yours (lyrics: "Like Monday Follows Sunday")
 1951 The Magic Box (writer: "Let the Great Big World Keep Turning" (1917) - uncredited)
 1951 Flesh & Blood (lyrics: "Let the Great Big World Keep Turning" - uncredited)
 1949 Look for the Silver Lining (lyrics: "Wild Rose" - uncredited)
 1948 Mickey (lyrics: "If I Were the Only Girl in the World" - uncredited)
 1946 Piccadilly Incident (lyrics: "If You Were the Only Girl in the World" - uncredited)
 1945 Brief Encounter (lyrics: "Let The Great Big World Keep Turning" - uncredited)
 1944 The Way Ahead (lyrics: "If You Were the Only Girl (in the World)" - uncredited)
 1944 Lady in the Dark (lyrics: "Dream Lover" - uncredited)
 1943 Top Man ("Dream Lover")
 1943 Variety Jubilee (lyrics: "If You Were the Only Girl in the World", "I Stopped, I Looked and I Listened" - uncredited)
 1942 In Which We Serve (writer: "If You Were the Only Girl in the World" - uncredited)
 1940 Arise, My Love (lyrics: "Dream Lover" (1929) - uncredited)
 1940 Band Waggon (writer: "The Only One Who's Difficult Is You" (1940))
 1940 Laugh It Off (writer: "If You Wrere the Only Girl in the World")
 1939 Yes, Madam? (lyrics: "Good Luck", "Yes, Madam")
 1937 Sing as You Swing (lyrics: "Calling All Stars", "Let's Dance", "Swing as You Swing", "That's As Far As It Goes")
 1936 Crime Over London (lyrics: "Half a Dozen Reasons")
 1936 Southern Roses (lyrics: "Southern Roses")
 1936 The Great Ziegfeld (lyrics: "March of the Musketeers" (1928) - uncredited)
 1936 Queen of Hearts (lyrics: "Why Did I Have to Meet You?", "Do You Remember My First Love Song?")
 1935 Things Are Looking Up (writer: "Things Are Looking Up")
 1935 Abdul the Damned (lyrics: "Sultan's Hymn", "Song of Freedom", "Teresa's Song", "I Bring a Song", "Kan-Kan" - uncredited)
 1935 Heart's Desire (lyrics: "My World Is Gold (Because You Love Me)", "Let Me Awaken", "A Message Sweet As Roses', "All Hope Is Ended" - uncredited)
 1935 Me and Marlborough (writer: "All for a Shilling a Day" - uncredited)
 1935 The Student's Romance (lyrics: "There's a Smile in the Skies", "O Lassie Come")
 1934 Mister Cinders (lyrics: "Where's Jim?", "I Could Get Used to You", "Spread a Little Happiness", "Just a Blue Sky")
 1933 The Song You Gave Me (lyrics: "The Song You Gave to Me")
 1933 You Made Me Love You (writer: "Miss Whatshername", "Why Can't We")
 1933 Today We Live (writer: "Today We Live" - uncredited)
 1933 The Woman in Command (writer: "The Moment I Saw You")
 1932 Midshipmaid Gob (lyrics: "One Little Kiss from You")
 1932 There Goes the Bride (lyrics: "I'll Stay With You", "I'm Looking For You" - uncredited)
 1931 The Smiling Lieutenant (lyrics: "Toujours l'Amour in the Army" (1931), "While Hearts Are Singing" (1931), "Breakfast Table Love" (1931), "One More Hour of Love" (1931), "Jazz Up Your Lingerie" (1931), "What Can They Expect of Me?" (1931))
 1931 Le chanteur de Séville (lyrics: "Lonely")
 1931 One Heavenly Night (lyrics: "Along the Road of Dreams")
 1930 New Moon (lyrics: "Farmer's Daughter" (1929), "What Is Your Price Madam?" (1929) - uncredited)
 1930 A Lady's Morals (lyrics: "It Is Destiny" (1930), "Student's Song" (1930), "I Hear Your Voice" (1930) - uncredited)
 1930 Madam Satan (lyrics: "The Cat Walk" (1930), "Meet Madam" (1930), "We're Going Somewhere" (1930) - uncredited)
 1930 Call of the Flesh (lyrics: "Lonely" (1930) - uncredited)
 1930 The Florodora Girl (lyrics: "My Kind of Man" (1930), "Pass the Beer and Pretzels" (1930) - uncredited)
 1930 In Gay Madrid (lyrics: "Santiago" (1930), "Dark Night" (1930) - uncredited)
 1930 The Rogue Song (lyrics: "The White Dove", "When I'm Looking At You", "The Rogue Song", "The Narrative")
 1930 Ladies of Leisure (writer: "Let's Be Common" - uncredited)
 1930 Montana Moon (writer: "Let Me Give You Love" (1930), "Trailin' in Old Montana" (1930), "Montana Call" (1930) - uncredited)
 1929 Hit the Deck (lyrics: "An Armful of You", "Hallelujah", "Harbor of My Heart", "Join the Navy", "Nothing Could Be Sweeter")
 1929 Sally (lyrics: "Sally" (1920), "Wild Rose" (1920) - uncredited)
 1929 Devil-May-Care (lyrics: "Shepherd Serenade" (1929), "Charming" (1929), "If He Cared" (1929), "March of the Guard" (1929) - uncredited)
 1929 The Vagabond Lover (lyrics: "If You Were the Only Girl in the World" (1929) - uncredited)
 1929 The Love Parade (lyrics: "Ooh, La La" (1929), "Paris, Stay the Same" (Paris, je t'Aime d'Amour) (1929), "Dream Lover" (1929), "Anything to Please the Queen" (1929), "My Love Parade" (1929), "Let's Be Common" (1929), "March of the Grenadiers" (1929), "Nobody's Using It Now" (1929), "The Queen Is Always Right" (1929) - uncredited)
 1929 Syncopation (lyrics: "Mine Alone" - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: Sunny Days. Musical comedy (revival). See more »

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Alternate Names:

Clifford B. Gray | Clifford Gray
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Biography in: "American National Biography". Supplement 1, pp. 249-250. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002. See more »

Nickname:

Tippy

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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