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Fred Howard (II) (1896–1990)

Songwriter ("The Strawberry Roan," "When the Bloom Is on the Sage"), composer, author, singer, radio actor, writer, producer and director, educated in college and then an Army officer in World War I. He appeared in musical comedies and tab shows, and also directed and produced in Portland, Oregon; San Francisco; Oakland; Long Beach; San Diego; and... See full bio »

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 1959-1961 Deadline (TV Series) (music - 29 episodes)
- Smoke Screen (1961) ... (music)
- Thesis for Murder (1959) ... (music)
- Birthday Present (1959) ... (music)
- Dumb Kid (1959) ... (music)
- Suspicion of Murder (1959) ... (music)
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 2006 A Prairie Home Companion (lyrics: "When The Bloom Is On The Sage" - as Fred Howard Wright) / (music: "When The Bloom Is On The Sage" - as Fred Howard Wright)
 1950-1955 The Gene Autry Show (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Go West, Young Lady (1955) ... (writer: "When The Bloom is on the Sage")
- Stage to San Dimas (1955) ... (writer: "Mellow Mountain Moon")
- Outlaw of Blue Mesa (1954) ... (writer: "When the Bloom is on the Sage")
- Hot Lead (1950) ... (writer: "The Strawberry Roan")
- The Poisoned Waterhole (1950) ... (writer: "Mellow Mountain Moon")
 1951 Rodeo King and the Senorita (writer: "The Strawberry Roan")
 1950 Under Mexicali Stars (writer: "Old Black Mountain Trail")
 1948 Loaded Pistols (writer: "When The Bloom Is On The Sage")
 1938 Western Jamboree (music: "When the Bloom Is on the Sage (Round Up Time in Texas)" (1930) - uncredited)
 1938 Jezebel (lyrics: "Pretty Quadroon" - uncredited) / (music: "Pretty Quadroon" - uncredited)
 1937 Round-Up Time in Texas (writer: "When the Bloom Is on the Sage" (1930) - uncredited)
 1933 The Fiddlin' Buckaroo (writer: "My Pretty Quadroon")
 1932 Ride Him, Bosko! (Short) (lyrics: "When the Bloom Is on the Sage" - uncredited)
 1932 Hell-Fire Austin (writer: "When the Bloom Is on the Sage (Round-Up Time in Texas)")
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 1949 The Ruggles (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Christmas Eve (1949) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.1 (1949) ... (written by)
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 1946 Lights Out (TV Series)

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Fred Howard Wright

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