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Leon Klatzkin (1914–1992)

Prolific film and television composer, orchestra conductor, soundtrack orchestrator and arranger. Coming to Hollywood, he worked in the music department of the Hal Roach Studios for eight years, and thereafter moved on to other film companies as well, especially 20th Century-Fox. He joined ASCAP in 1952, and his list of compositions there number ... See full bio »

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Gunsmoke
Gunsmoke Music Department
(1966-1971)
Rawhide
Rawhide Music Department
(1961-1964)
Four Star Playhouse
Four Star Playhouse Music Department
(1952)
Adventures of Superman
Adventures of Superman Music Department
(1952-1958)

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 1966-1971 Gunsmoke (TV Series) (conductor - 50 episodes)
- Cleavus (1971) ... (conductor)
- Murdoch (1971) ... (conductor)
- Sergeant Holly (1970) ... (conductor)
- The Witness (1970) ... (conductor)
- Luke (1970) ... (conductor)
 1968 Cimarron Strip (TV Series) (conductor - 1 episode)
- Fool's Gold (1968) ... (conductor)
 1967 The Wild Wild West (TV Series) (conductor - 1 episode)
- The Night of the Falcon (1967) ... (conductor - as Leo Klatzkin)
  Rawhide (TV Series) (music supervisor - 41 episodes, 1961 - 1964) (composer - 5 episodes, 1963 - 1964) (conductor - 1 episode, 1964)
- A Man Called Mushy (1964) ... (music supervisor)
- Incident of the Peyote Cup (1964) ... (music supervisor)
- Incident of the Gilded Goddess (1964) ... (music supervisor)
- Incident at Deadhorse: Part I (1964) ... (conductor)
- Incident of the Banker (1964) ... (music supervisor)
 1963 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series) (conductor - 2 episodes)
- Two Plus One (1963) ... (conductor)
- The Lady of the Fifth Moon (1963) ... (conductor)
 1961 The Jim Backus Show (TV Series) (music supervisor - 2 episodes)
- Old Army Game (1961) ... (music supervisor)
- The Woman's Touch (1961) ... (music supervisor)
 1960-1961 Full Circle (TV Series) (composer - 184 episodes)
- Episode #1.184 (1961) ... (composer: theme music - uncredited)
- Episode #1.183 (1961) ... (composer: theme music - uncredited)
- Episode #1.182 (1961) ... (composer: theme music - uncredited)
- Episode #1.181 (1961) ... (composer: theme music - uncredited)
- Episode #1.180 (1961) ... (composer: theme music - uncredited)
 1959-1960 The Dennis O'Keefe Show (TV Series) (composer - 17 episodes)
- June Thursday (1960) ... (composer: theme music)
- Send This Boy to Camp (1960) ... (composer: theme music)
- Dimples (1960) ... (composer: theme music)
- Go Home Aunt Millie (1960) ... (composer: theme music)
- Author, Author (1960) ... (composer: theme music)
 1957-1959 The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (TV Series) (musical director - 5 episodes)
- One, Two, Ski! (1959) ... (musical director)
- Beat the Band (1958) ... (musical director)
- Lovey-Dovey (1958) ... (musical director)
- Susanna's Baby (1957) ... (musical director)
- Susanna Strikes Oil (1957) ... (musical director)
 1958 The Veil (TV Movie) (stock music supervisor - as Leo Klatzkin)
 1958 The Fiend Who Walked the West (music supervisor)
 1952-1958 Adventures of Superman (TV Series) (composer - 104 episodes)
- All That Glitters (1958) ... (composer: theme music - uncredited)
- The Perils of Superman (1958) ... (composer: theme music - uncredited)
- The Brainy Burro (1958) ... (composer: theme music - uncredited)
- Three in One (1958) ... (composer: theme music - uncredited)
- Superman's Wife (1958) ... (composer: theme music - uncredited)
 1958 The Veil (TV Mini-Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- Jack the Ripper (1958) ... (composer: theme music - uncredited)
 1956 General Electric Summer Originals (TV Series) (music supervisor - 1 episode)
- The Joe E. Brown Show (1956) ... (music supervisor)
 1955 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series) (musical director - 1 episode)
- The Ox-Bow Incident (1955) ... (musical director)
 1955 Two-Gun Lady (conductor)
 1955 Passport to Danger (TV Series) (music supervisor - 1 episode)
- Budapest (1955) ... (music supervisor - as Leon Klatzin)
 1955 The Silver Star (conductor)
 1954 Stamp Day for Superman (Short) (composer: theme music - uncredited)
 1953 Captain Scarface (conductor)
  My Hero (TV Series) (conductor - 9 episodes, 1952 - 1953) (music supervisor - 1 episode, 1953)
- Beauty Queen (1953) ... (conductor)
- Salt Water Daffy (1953) ... (conductor)
- Jimmy Valentine (1953) ... (conductor)
- Arabian Nights (1953) ... (conductor)
- The Big Crush (1953) ... (conductor)
 1952-1953 Terry and the Pirates (TV Series) (music supervisor - 5 episodes)
- The Randall Affair (1953) ... (music supervisor)
- Macao Gold (1952) ... (music supervisor)
- Overseer ... (music supervisor)
- Loaded Dice Affair ... (music supervisor - as Leo Klatzkin)
- Boxer's Rebellion ... (music supervisor)
 1952 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series) (composer: opening music "The Cavalry Surgeon" - as Leo Klatzkin)
 1952 Racket Squad (TV Series) (music supervisor - 3 episodes)
- The Long Shot (1952) ... (music supervisor)
- A Place for Grandma (1952) ... (music supervisor)
- The Soft Touch (1952) ... (music supervisor)
 1952 Rebound (TV Series) (music supervisor - 1 episode)
- The Witness (1952) ... (music supervisor)
 1951 The Big Night (musical director - as Leo Klatzkin)
 1947 New Orleans (music editor)
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