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Jimmie Grier (1902–1959)

Songwriter ("The Object of My Affection"), composer, author,arranger and musician, educated at Los Angeles Poly. He was a musician in dance orchestras and led his own orchestra during 1931-1933, playing in night clubs and dance halls. During World War II, he served as a Lieutenant JG in the US Coast Guard, and led the 11th Naval District Coast ... See full bio »

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The Fabulous Dorseys
A Night at the Biltmore Bowl
Our Gang Follies of 1936
Paper Moon
Paper Moon Soundtrack


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 2009 My Music: The Big Band Years (TV Movie) (writer: "The Object of My Affection")
 1973 Paper Moon (writer: "The Object of My Affection" (1934) - uncredited)
 1959 Little Rascals Varieties (writer: "The Object of My Affection")
 1947 Hollywood Bound (writer: "Music in the Moonlight")
 1947 The Fabulous Dorseys (writer: "The Object of My Affection")
 1943 Here Comes Elmer (writer: "Don't Be Afraid to Tell Your Mother")
 1936 The Lady Consents (music: "The Object of My Affection" (1934) - uncredited)
 1935 Our Gang Follies of 1936 (Short) (writer: "The Object Of My Affection")
 1935 Times Square Lady (lyrics: "What's the Reason (I'm Not Pleasin' You)?" (1935) - uncredited) / (writer: "The Object of My Affection" (1934) - uncredited)
 1935 One More Spring (writer: "The Object of My Affection" - uncredited)
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 1936 Small Town Girl
Orchestra Leader (uncredited)
 1935 Broadway Melody of 1936
Jimmy Grier (uncredited)
 1935 A Night at the Biltmore Bowl (Short)
Jimmie Grier
 1934 Transatlantic Merry-Go-Round
Jimmy Grier - Orchestra Leader (as Jimmy Grier and His Orchestra)
 1932 The Cohens and Kellys in Hollywood
Orchestra Leader (uncredited)
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 1937 Nobody's Baby (music arranger)
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 1928 Gus Arnheim and His Ambassadors (Short)
Himself / Clarinet & Saxophone Player (uncredited)
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 1934 Tailspin Tommy
Jimmy Grier- Orchestra Leader, from Cohens and Kellys in Hollywood (1932) (as Jimmy Grier)

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Jimmy Grier | Jimmy Grier and His Orchestra

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