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Samuel Hoffman (II) (1904–1967)

The foot doctor whose nervous theremin style defined the sound of ghosts, goblins, and space invaders started his musical career as a violin player in New York. Starting at the age of 14, Hoffman became the youngest musician to play at Loew's New York Roof Garden, and later formed his own orchestra. He studied podiatry at Long Island University ... See full bio »

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(age 63)

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 1966 Billy the Kid Versus Dracula (musician: theremin - uncredited)
 1958 Earth vs the Spider (musician: theremin - uncredited)
 1957 The Delicate Delinquent (musician: theremin - uncredited)
 1957 Voodoo Island (musician: theremin - uncredited)
 1956 Our Mr. Sun (TV Movie) (musician: theremin - uncredited)
 1956 The Ten Commandments (musician: theremin - uncredited)
 1956 Please Murder Me (musician: theremin - uncredited)
 1955 Day the World Ended (musician: theremin - uncredited)
 1954 The Mad Magician (musician: theremin - uncredited)
 1953 Project Moon Base (musician: theremin - uncredited)
 1953 The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T. (musician: theremin - uncredited)
 1953 It Came from Outer Space (musician: theremin - uncredited)
 1953 Phantom from Space (musician: theremin - uncredited)
 1951 The Day the Earth Stood Still (musician: theremin - uncredited)
 1951 Oriental Evil (musician: theremin - uncredited)
 1951 The Thing from Another World (musician: theremin - uncredited)
 1950 Let's Dance (musician: theremin - uncredited)
 1950 Fancy Pants (musician: theremin - uncredited)
 1950 Rocketship X-M (musician: theremin - uncredited)
 1949 Wild Weed (musician: theremin effects - as Dr. Samuel Hoffman)
 1949 Impact (musician: theremin - uncredited)
 1948 Let's Live a Little (musician: theremin - uncredited)
 1948 Raw Deal (musician: theremin - uncredited)
 1947 Road to Rio (musician: theremin - uncredited)
 1947 The Pretender (musician: theremin effects - as Dr. Samuel J. Hoffman)
 1947 The Red House (musician: theremin - uncredited)
 1945 The Spiral Staircase (musician: theremin - uncredited)
 1945 The Lost Weekend (musician: theremin - uncredited)
 1945 Spellbound (musician: theremin - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Dr. Samuel J. Hoffman | Dr. Samuel Hoffman | Hal Hope

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