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Lou Handman (1894–1956)

Songwriter ("Are You Lonesome Tonight?"), composer and pianist. He toured in vaudeville in Australia, and served in the US Army during World War I, then was a pianist for music-publishing firms and accompanied vaudeville singers. Joining ASCAP in 1923, his chief musical collaborator was Irving Fields, and his other popular-song compositions ... See full bio »

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 2012 Jack Irish: Black Tide (TV Movie) (music: "Are You Lonesome Tonight?")
 2012 Kurier Romy 2012 (TV Movie) (music: "Are You Lonesome Tonight?" - uncredited)
 2012 Dancing Stars (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.1 (2012) ... (music: "Are You Lonesome Tonight?")
 2011 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2011) ... (writer: "Are You Lonesome Tonight?")
 2011 The Bachelor (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #15.5 (2011) ... (music: "Are You Lonesome Tonight?")
 2009 Elvis: Love Me Tender - The Love Songs (Video documentary) (music: "Are You Lonesome Tonight")
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Round 1: Part 1 (2009) ... (music: "Are You Lonesome Tonight" - uncredited)
 2008 Willkommen Österreich (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.51 (2008) ... (music: "Are You Lonesome Tonight?" - uncredited)
 2008 The Best Movie (writer: "Are You Lonesome Tonight")
 2007 Elvis: #1 Hit Performances (Video) (writer: "Are You Lonesome Tonight?")
 2007 The Game Plan (writer: "Are You Lonesome Tonight?")
 2006 Elvis Presley: Love Me Tender (Video) (writer: "Are You Lonesome Tonight?")
  Kupetzky (TV Series) (music - 1 episode, 2006) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- Gutes Benehmen (2006) ... (music: "Are You Lonesome Tonight?" - uncredited)
- Schwiegermutter (2006) ... (writer: "Are You Lonesome Tonight?" - uncredited)
 2005 Elvis (TV Movie) (writer: "Are You Lonesome Tonight?")
 2004 Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius (music: "Remarkable Girl" (1929))
 2003 Elvis Lives (TV Special) (music: "Are You Lonesome Tonight?")
 2002 Crossing Jordan (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Miracles & Wonders (2002) ... (music: "Are You Lonesome Tonight" - uncredited)
 2001 The Experiment ("Are You Lonesome Tonight")
 1999 Diamonds (writer: "Are You Lonesome Tonight?")
 1998 Babe: Pig in the City (music: "Are You Lonesome Tonight?")
 1996 Dollywood: A Memory Worth Repeating (Video documentary) (music: "Are You Lonesome Tonight")
 1994 Florida Lady (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Kein Weg zurück (1994) ... (music: "Are You Lonesome Tonight")
 1993 Cracker (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- To Say I Love You: Part 1 (1993) ... (writer: "Are You Lonesome Tonight?")
 1993 The Dark Half ("Are You Lonesome To-night?")
 1992 Elvis: The Lost Performances (Video) (writer: "Are You Lonesome Tonight?")
 1992 Honeymoon in Vegas (writer: "ARE YOU LONESOME TONIGHT?")
 1991 Welcome to Veraz (writer: "Are You Lonesome Tonight?")
 1990 Look Who's Talking Too (writer: "Are You Lonesome Tonight")
 1988 Designing Women (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- E.P., Phone Home (1988) ... (music: "Are You Lonesome Tonight")
 1988 French and Saunders (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.5 (1988) ... (writer: "Are You Lonesome Tonight?")
 1987 My Best Friend's Birthday (writer: "Are You Lonesome Tonight?")
 1984 Top Secret! ("ARE YOU LONESOME TONIGHT?")
 1984 Undercover (writer: "Are You Lonesome Tonight?")
 1983 Cheers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Personal Business (1983) ... (writer: "Are You Lonesome Tonight?" - uncredited)
 1983 De weg (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- We zijn nog jong (1983) ... (writer: "Are You Lonesome Tonight?" - uncredited)
 1981 This Is Elvis ("Are You Lonesome Tonight")
 1978 Kottan ermittelt (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Nachttankstelle (1978) ... ("Are You Lonesome Tonight")
 1977 Elvis in Concert (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Are You Lonesome Tonight")
 1976 The Porter Wagoner Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- T.G. Sheppard (1976) ... (music: "Are You Lonesome Tonight?")
 1974 The Front Page (music: "Congratulate Me")
 1974 Otto - MCVKIIRVIII (TV Movie) (music: "Are You Lonesome Tonight")
 1974 The Great Gatsby (music: "I'm Gonna Charleston Back to Charleston")
 1968 Elvis (TV Movie) (writer: "Are You Lonesome Tonight?")
 1964 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #17.19 (1964) ... (music: "Two-Ton Tessie from Tennessee" - uncredited)
 1960 Crockett-Doodle-Do (Short) (music: "Puddin' Head Jones" - uncredited)
 1959 The Dick Clark Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.27 (1959) ... (music: "Are You Lonesome Tonight" - uncredited)
 1952 Hoppy-Go-Lucky (Short) (music: "Puddin' Head Jones" - uncredited)
 1951 A Bear for Punishment (Short) (music: "Puddin' Head Jones" - uncredited)
 1951 Leghorn Swoggled (Short) (music: "Puddin' Head Jones" - uncredited)
 1949 Bear Feat (Short) (music: "Puddin' Head Jones" - uncredited)
 1949 The Bee-Deviled Bruin (Short) (music: "Puddin' Head Jones")
 1949 Awful Orphan (Short) (music: "Puddin' Head Jones" - uncredited)
 1948 A-Lad-in His Lamp (Short) (music: "Puddin' Head Jones")
 1946 Daffy Doodles (Short) (music: "Puddin' Head Jones" - uncredited)
 1944 Going Home (Short) (music: "Puddin' Head Jones" - uncredited)
 1944 Target Snafu (Short) (music: "Puddin' Head Jones" - uncredited)
 1944 Plane Daffy (Short) (music: "Puddin' Head Jones" - uncredited)
 1944 Goldilocks and the Jivin' Bears (Short) (music: "Puddin' Head Jones" - uncredited)
 1943 Yankee Doodle Daffy (Short) (music: "Puddin' Head Jones" - uncredited)
 1942 Foney Fables (Short) (music: "Puddin' Head Jones" - uncredited)
 1942 Wacky Blackout (Short) (music: "Puddin' Head Jones" - uncredited)
 1941 The Haunted Mouse (Short) (music: "Puddin' Head Jones" - uncredited)
 1940 Porky's Hired Hand (Short) (music: "Puddin' Head Jones" - uncredited)
 1939 A Fat Chance (Short) (music: "Two-Ton Tessie from Tennessee" - uncredited)
 1937 Zorro Rides Again (writer: "A BEAUTIFUL SHADE OF BLUE")
 1937 Porky's Double Trouble (Short) (music: "Puddin' Head Jones" - uncredited)
 1937 The Case of the Stuttering Pig (Short) (music: "Puddin' Head Jones")
 1937 All Over Town (writer: "A Beautiful Shade of Blue" - uncredited)
 1937 Sea Racketeers (music: "The Lady Wants To Dance")
 1937 Porky's Badtime Story (Short) (music: "Puddin' Head Jones" - uncredited)
 1937 Rhythm in the Clouds (writer: "Don't Ever Change", "Two Hearts are Dancing")
 1937 The Hit Parade (music: "I'll Reach for a Star", "Last Night I Dreamed of You", "Was It Rain")
 1937 A Star Is Born (music: "Bye Bye Baby" - uncredited)
 1937 She Was an Acrobat's Daughter (Short) (music: "Puddin' Head Jones" - uncredited)
 1937 Porky the Wrestler (Short) (music: "Puddin' Head Jones" - uncredited)
 1935 Miss Pacific Fleet (music: "It's a Coincidence" - uncredited)
 1934 The Miller's Daughter (Short) (music: "The Miller's Daughter (and the Shepherd on the Hill)" - uncredited)
 1934 Housewife (music: "Puddin' Head Jones" (1933) - uncredited)
 1934/II Rambling 'Round Radio Row (Short) (music: "Puddin' Head Jones" - uncredited)
 1934 Buddy's Trolley Troubles (Short) (music: "Puddin' Head Jones" - uncredited)
 1934 Buddy's Garage (Short) (music: "Puddin' Head Jones")
 1934 As the Earth Turns (music: "Puddin' Head Jones" (1933) - uncredited)
 1934 Mushrooms (Short) (music: "Puddin' Head Jones" - uncredited)
 1934 I've Got Your Number (music: "Puddin' Head Jones" - uncredited)
 1934 Hi, Nellie! (music: "Puddin' Head Jones" (1933) - uncredited)
 1934 The Mysterious Kiss (Short) (music: "In a Town in Old New England" - uncredited)
 1934 The Stolen Melody (Short) (music: "Puddin' Head Jones" - uncredited)
 1933 Ladies They Talk About (music: "Are You Lonesome Tonight?" (1926) - uncredited)
 1932 The Rider of Death Valley (writer: "Little Sweetheart of the Mountains")
 1932 Man Wanted (music: "What Am I Gonna Do When You're Gone" (1931) - uncredited)
 1930 East Is West (writer: "My Baby 'n Me" - uncredited)
 1930 Sons of the Saddle (writer: "Down the Home Trail With You", "Trail Herd Song")
 1930 All Quiet on the Western Front (music: "All Quiet on the Western Front" (1930) - uncredited)
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Ed Wynn's Carnival (1920). Musical revue. Music by Ed Wynn. Book by Ed Wynn. Lyrics by Ed Wynn. Musical Director: Antonio Bafunno. Music orchestrated by Stephen Jones and Frank Saddler. Featuring songs by Alfred Bryan, Alex Sullivan, Walter Donaldson, William Eckstein, Chris Smith, Lou Handman, Ray Miller, Raymond Klages, Billy... See more »

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In 2007, Handman's song "Are You Lonesome Tonight" recorded by Elvis Presley in 1960 was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. See more »

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