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Howard Johnson (I) (1887–1941)

Songwriter ("I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream"), author and lyricist, educated in high school and in private music study. He was a pianist in Boston theatres, and then a staff writer for a New York publishing company. During World War I, he served in the United States Navy. Joining ASCAP in 1917, his chief musical collaborators ... See full bio »

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 2016 Mother's Day (writer: "M-O-T-H-E-R")
 2016/I Race (writer: "There's a Broken Heart for Every Light on Broadway")
 2013 Breathless (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (2013) ... (writer: "What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For?" - uncredited)
 2011 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Under God's Power She Flourishes (2011) ... (writer: "Feather Your Nest" - uncredited)
 2010 Beginners (writer: "Everything's Made for Love (You Know I Know)")
 2009 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story (Documentary) (writer: "Lindbergh (Eagle of the USA)")
 2007 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Auditions 5 (2007) ... (writer: "What Do You Want to Make Those Eyes at Me For?" - uncredited)
 2004 Dean Martin: The One and Only (Video documentary) (lyrics: "Oh! Marie" - uncredited)
 2002 Uncle Frank (Documentary) (lyrics: "Oh! Marie")
 2001 Dean Martin: That's Amore (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Oh! Marie")
 2001 What Matters Most (writer: "M-o-t-h-e-r")
 2001 Max Keeble's Big Move (writer: "I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream")
 1997 American Experience (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Truman: Part I (1997) ... (writer: " (What Do We Do on a) Dew-Dew-Dewey Day")
 1993 Made in America ("M-O-T-H-E-R (A Word That Means The World To Me)")
 1989 New York Stories (writer: "Mother")
 1988 Track 29 (lyrics: "M-O-T-H-E-R")
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.48 (1965) ... (writer: "What Do You Want to Make Those Eyes at Me For")
 1963 The Judy Garland Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1963) ... (lyrics: "At the Moving Picture Ball" - uncredited)
 1959 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.16 (1959) ... (writer: "When The Moon Comes Over The Mountain")
 1958 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kathy's Career (1958) ... (writer: "M-O-T-H-E-R (A Word That Means The World To Me)" - uncredited)
 1957 The Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Dean Martin (1957) ... (lyrics: "Oh! Marie" - uncredited)
 1955 Hit the Deck (lyrics: "Ciribiribin" (1898) - uncredited)
 1949 Oh, You Beautiful Doll (lyrics: "Ireland Must Be Heaven, for My Mother Came from There", "There's a Broken Heart for Every Light on Broadway")
 1949 Mother Is a Freshman (lyrics: "M-O-T-H-E-R (a Word That Means the World to Me)" - uncredited)
 1949 Hatch Up Your Troubles (Short) (lyrics: "M-O-T-H-E-R, a Word That Means the World To Me" (1915))
 1947 Christmas Eve (writer: "When the Moon Comes Over the Mountain" (1931) - uncredited)
 1947 Mother Wore Tights (lyrics: "M-O-T-H-E-R (A Word That Means the World to Me)" - uncredited)
 1945 Incendiary Blonde (music: "What Do You Want to Make Those Eyes at Me For?" - uncredited)
 1945 Nob Hill (lyrics: "What Do You Want to Make Those Eyes at Me For?" - uncredited)
 1944 The Merry Monahans (lyrics: "What Do You Want to Make Those Eyes at Me For?" - uncredited)
 1944 Show Business (lyrics: "I Don't Want to Get Well" (1917) - uncredited)
 1944 The Fighting Seabees (lyrics: "Ireland Must Be Heaven, for My Mother Came from There" - uncredited)
 1943 Cry 'Havoc' (lyrics: "Where Do We Go From Here?" (1917) - uncredited)
 1943 Lady of Burlesque (writer: "Ireland Must Be Heaven" - uncredited)
 1943 Follow the Band (writer: "What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For?" - uncredited)
 1943 Reveille with Beverly (lyrics: "When the Moon Comes Over the Mountain")
 1942 For Me and My Gal (writer: "Where Do We Go from Here?" (1917) - uncredited)
 1941 Mr. Bug Goes to Town (lyrics: "Where Do We Go From Here" (1917) - uncredited) / (music: "Where Do We Go From Here" (1917) - uncredited)
 1941 H.M. Pulham, Esq. (lyrics: "Where Do We Go From Here" (1917) - uncredited)
 1939 Fast and Furious (writer: "When the Moon Comes Over the Mountain" (1931) - uncredited)
 1939 Mama's New Hat (Short) (lyrics: "M-O-T-H-E-R, a Word That Means the World To Me" (1915) - uncredited)
 1939 They Made Me a Criminal (lyrics: "M-O-T-H-E-R, a Word That Means the World to Me" (1915) - uncredited)
 1938 Garden of the Moon (lyrics: "M-O-T-H-E-R, a Word that Means the World to Me" (1916) - uncredited)
 1938 The Shopworn Angel (writer: "Where Do We Go From Here" (1917) - uncredited)
 1937 When's Your Birthday? (lyrics: "When the Moon Comes Over the Mountain" (1931) - uncredited) / (music: "When the Moon Comes Over the Mountain" (1931) - uncredited)
 1936 Three Live Ghosts (lyrics: "Where Do We Go from Here?" (1917))
 1935 A Night at the Opera (writer: "When the Moon Comes Over the Mountain" (1931) - uncredited)
 1935 Tickets, Please (Short) (music: "I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream" - uncredited)
 1934 Toyland Broadcast (Short) (lyrics: "When the Moon Comes Over the Mountain" (1931) - uncredited)
 1934 Thunder Over Texas (writer: "When the Moon Comes Over the Mountain")
 1934 Lady by Choice (lyrics: "M-O-T-H-E-R, a Word That Means the World to Me" (1915) - uncredited)
 1934 The Merry Frinks (lyrics: "M-O-T-H-E-R, a Word That Means the World To Me" (1915) - uncredited)
 1934 Palooka (lyrics: "M-O-T-H-E-R, a Word That Means the World to Me" (1915) - uncredited)
 1933 Croon Crazy (Short) (lyrics: "When the Moon Comes Over the Mountain")
 1933 Going Hollywood (writer: "When the Moon Comes Over the Mountain" (1931) - uncredited)
 1932 Washington Merry-Go-Round (lyrics: "Where Do We Go from Here?" (1917) - uncredited) / (music: "Where Do We Go from Here?" (1917) - uncredited)
 1931 The Miracle Woman (lyrics: "Where Do We Go From Here?" (1917) - uncredited)
 1930 The Devil's Cabaret (Short) (lyrics: "Come Hot It Up with Me" (1931) - uncredited)
 1930 Min and Bill (writer: "Summer Nights" - uncredited)
 1930 Remote Control (lyrics: "Just a Little Closer" (1930) - uncredited)
 1930 A Lady's Morals (writer: "Swedish Pastorale" (1930) - uncredited)
 1930 Up the River (lyrics: "M-O-T-H-E-R, a Word That Means the World to Me" (1915) - uncredited)
 1930 Madam Satan (lyrics: "Where Do We Go From Here" (1917) - uncredited) / (music: "Where Do We Go From Here" (1917) - uncredited)
 1930 Doughboys (lyrics: "Sing" (1930) - uncredited)
 1930 Way Out West (lyrics: "Singing a Song to the Stars")
 1930 The Sea Bat (lyrics: "Lo-Lo" (1930))
 1930 Children of Pleasure (lyrics: "A Couple of Birds with the Same Thing in Mind" (1930) - uncredited)
 1930 A Royal Romance (lyrics: "Singing a Song to the Stars")
 1930 The Woman Racket (lyrics: "Call Me to Arms" - uncredited)
 1929 Manhattan Serenade (Short) (lyrics: "Manhattan Serenade" - uncredited)
 1929/I Marianne (lyrics: "Where Do We Go from Here?" (1917) - uncredited)
 1929 The Music Makers (Short) (lyrics: "(Hooray, Hooray) It's Ray-Ray-Raining", "Little Baby Curls" - uncredited)
 1929 The Roof Garden Revue (Short) (writer: "Pretty Little Bom Bom Maid from Bombay" - uncredited)
 1929 The Flying Fleet (lyrics: "Where Do We Go From Here" (1917) - uncredited) / (music: "Where Do We Go From Here" (1917) - uncredited)
 1928 Noah's Ark (lyrics: "Where Do We Go from Here" (1917) - uncredited)
 1928 Dolly Connolly & Percy Wenrich (Short) (lyrics: "Where Do We Go from Here?" - uncredited)
 1928 Lights of New York (writer: "Where Do We Go from Here?" (1917) - uncredited)
 1928 Stories in Song (Short) (writer: "White Wings, Carry Me Home" - uncredited)
 1928 Harry Wayman and His 'Debutantes' (Short) (writer: " (What Do We Do on a) Dew-Dew-Dewey Day" - uncredited)
 1927 Aunt Jemima: The Original Fun Flour Maker (Short) (writer: "My Idea of Heaven" - uncredited)
 1927 Charles A. Lindbergh (Short) (writer: "Lindbergh (Eagle of the USA)")
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Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

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