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Charles Harris (I) (1865–1930)

Songwriter ("After The Ball", "Hello Central, Give Me Heaven", "Break the News to Mother"), composer, author and publisher who began his career as a songwriter and banjo player for vaudeville acts. He became a music publisher in Chicago, Illinois and also wrote silent film scripts and plays. Joining ASCAP in 1914 as a charter member, his other ... See full bio »

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 2010 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Ivory Tower (2010) ... (writer: "After the Ball" - as Charles K. Harris, uncredited)
 2009 Jekyll & Canada (Video) (writer: "Fairy Moon")
 2009 Murdoch Mysteries (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Snakes and Ladders (2009) ... (writer: "After the Ball")
 2009 The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (writer: "After the Ball" - as Charles K. Harris)
 2004 Rosemary Clooney: Singing at Her Best (Video short) (writer: "After the Ball")
 2003 Ren & Stimpy 'Adult Party Cartoon' (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Man's Best Friend (2003) ... (music: "After the Ball" - uncredited)
  Wind at My Back (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2000) (music - 1 episode, 2000)
- The Foolish Heart (2000) ... (lyrics: "After the Ball" - uncredited) / (music: "After the Ball" - uncredited)
 1996 Avonlea (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- After the Ball Is Over (1996) ... (writer: "After the Ball is Over" - uncredited)
 1993 The Ren & Stimpy Show (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- A Yard Too Far/Circus Midgets (1993) ... (music: "After the Ball" - uncredited)
- Monkey See, Monkey Don't/Fake Dad (1993) ... (music: "After the Ball" - uncredited)
 1991 Dogfight (writer: "WOULD YOU CARE" - as Chas. K. Harris)
 1991 The American Experience (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Coney Island (1991) ... ("After the Ball")
 1990 Missing Persons (TV Movie) (writer: "After the Ball" - as Charles K. Harris, uncredited)
 1989 Driving Miss Daisy (lyrics: "AFTER THE BALL" (1892) - as Charles K. Harris) / (music: "AFTER THE BALL" (1892) - as Charles K. Harris)
  Great Performances (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1989) (music - 1 episode, 1989)
- Show Boat (1989) ... (lyrics: "After The Ball") / (music: "After The Ball")
 1988 Appointment with Death (music: "After the Ball" - uncredited)
 1978 Pretty Baby (music: "After the Ball" - as Charles K. Harris, uncredited)
  All You Need Is Love (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 1977) (writer - 1 episode, 1977)
- Always Chasing Rainbows: Tin Pan Alley (1977) ... (performer: "After the Ball" - as Charles K. Harris, uncredited) / (writer: "After the Ball" - as Charles K. Harris, uncredited)
 1977 False Face ("After the Ball")
 1976 The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (writer: "After the Ball")
 1968 Star! (writer: "After The Ball Is Over")
 1959 Desert Mice (writer: "Break the News To Mother" - uncredited)
 1957 The Rosemary Clooney Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.29 (1957) ... (writer: "After the Ball")
 1956 You Bet Your Life (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.31 (1956) ... (writer: "After The Ball")
 1953 Flickan från Backafall (lyrics: "AFTER THE BALL" (1892) - as Charles K. Harris, uncredited) / (music: "AFTER THE BALL" (1892) - as Charles K. Harris, uncredited)
 1952 Full House (writer: "After the Ball" (1892) - uncredited)
 1951 Show Boat (writer: "After the Ball" (1892) - uncredited)
 1951 Miss Julie (writer: "After the ball" ("Efter balen"))
 1949 There's a Girl in My Heart (writer: "After the Ball" - uncredited)
 1948 Let's Sing Grandfather's Favorites (Short) (writer: "After the Ball")
 1947 An Ideal Husband (writer: "After the Ball Is Over" - uncredited)
 1946 The Jolson Story (writer: "After the Ball" - as Charles K. Harris, uncredited)
 1943 Variety Jubilee (writer: "After the Ball" - uncredited)
 1941 Birth of the Blues (lyrics: "After the Ball" - as Charles K. Harris, uncredited) / (music: "After the Ball" - as Charles K. Harris, uncredited)
 1940 Strike Up the Band (music: "After the Ball" (1892) - uncredited)
 1940 Lillian Russell (lyrics: "After the Ball" (1892) - uncredited) / (music: "After the Ball" (1892) - uncredited)
 1939 Only One Night (writer: "After the Ball" (1892))
 1938 The Sisters (music: "After the Ball" (1892) - uncredited)
 1938 Spawn of the North (writer: "After the Ball" - as Charles K. Harris, uncredited)
 1936 Sporting Love (writer: "After The Ball" - uncredited)
 1936 San Francisco (writer: "After the Ball" (1892) - uncredited)
 1936 Show Boat (writer: "After the Ball" (1892) - uncredited)
 1936 The Great Ziegfeld (writer: "After the Ball" (1892) - uncredited)
 1935 Ah, Wilderness! (writer: "After the Ball" (1892) - uncredited)
 1934 The Old Fashioned Way (music: "After the Ball" (1892) - uncredited)
 1934 Derby Decade (Short) (writer: "After the Ball")
 1933 Snow-White (Short) (writer: "Cum Doctorum" - uncredited)
 1933 She Done Him Wrong (music: "After the Ball" (1892) - uncredited)
 1932 Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie (Short) (writer: "BREAK THE NEWS TO MOTHER")
 1930 The Florodora Girl (lyrics: "After the Ball" (1892) - uncredited) / (music: "After the Ball" (1892) - uncredited)
 1929 After the Ball (Short) (writer: "After the Ball" - as Charles K. Harris)
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Active on Broadway in the following productions: See more »

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Alternate Names:

Charles K. Harris
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Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970. See more »

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Taurus

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