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Fred W. Leigh (1871–1924)

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Songwriter and literary editor of the music publishing firm of Francis, Day and Hunter. Wrote the lyrics of some of the most popular songs of the Edwardian era.

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(age 53)

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Known For

Chaplin
Chaplin Soundtrack
(1992)
Velvet Goldmine
Velvet Goldmine Soundtrack
(1998)
What's Your Number?
What's Your Number? Soundtrack
(2011)
Cover Girl
Cover Girl Soundtrack
(1944)

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 2014 Bruce's Hall of Fame (TV Movie) (writer: "A Little of What you Fancy")
 2014 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Grand Final: Show 1 (2014) ... (writer: "My Old Man (Said Follow the Van)" - uncredited)
- Week 4 (2014) ... (writer: "My Old Man (Said Follow the Van)" - uncredited)
 2011 What's Your Number? (writer: "My Old Man" - as Fred. W. Leigh)
 2008 Timeshift (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Comic Songbook (2008) ... (writer: "My Old Man Said Follow The Van")
 2008 Midsomer Murders (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Shot at Dawn (2008) ... (writer: "The Galloping Major")
 2002 The Final Curtain (aka "My Old Man (Said Follow the Van)", writer: "Don't Dilly Dally on the Way")
 2000 Shiner (writer: "My Old Man (Said Follow the Van)" - as Fred Leigh)
 1998 Velvet Goldmine (writer: "A Little of What You Fancy Does You Good!")
 1997 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Vaudeville (1997) ... (lyrics: "Waiting at the Church" - uncredited)
 1992 Chaplin (as Fred Leigh, aka "My Old Man (Said Follow the Van)", "DON'T DILLY DALLY ON THE WAY")
 1991 Prime Suspect (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... (writer: "Why am I Always a Bridesmaid, Never the Blushing Bride?")
 1988 Piece of Cake (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- March 1940 (1988) ... ("My Old Man", uncredited)
 1982 The Missionary (writer: "Put On Your Ta-Ta Little Girlie")
 1977 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode dated 22 December 1977 (1977) ... (aka "My Old Man (Said Follow the Van)", writer: "Don't Dilly Dally On the Way")
  The Muppet Show (TV Series) (1 episode, 1977) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1977)
- John Cleese (1977) ... (lyrics: "Waiting at the Church")
- Dom DeLuise (1977) ... (aka "My Old Man (Said Follow the Van)", writer: "Don't Dilly Dally on the Way")
 1976 The Duchess of Duke Street (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- No Letters, No Lawyers (1976) ... (writer: "The Galloping Major" - uncredited)
 1973 The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club (TV Mini-Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Mr. Oliver (1973) ... (lyrics: "The Galloping Major" - uncredited)
 1968 A Little of What You Fancy (Documentary) (writer: "Medley: Tribute to Harry Champion", "Don't Dilly Dally")
 1965 Sherlock Holmes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Illustrious Client (1965) ... (writer: "My Old Man (Said Follow the Van)" - uncredited)
 1962 A Kind of Loving (writer: "Don't Dilly Dally" - uncredited)
 1961 Flame in the Streets (writer: "Captain Gingah" - uncredited)
 1956 It's Great to Be Young! (writer: "My Old Man (Said Follow the Van)" - uncredited)
 1955 John and Julie (writer: "Don't Dilly Dally" - uncredited)
 1953 Scotch on the Rocks (writer: "My Old Man (Said Follow the Van)" - uncredited)
 1950 Curtain Call at Cactus Creek (lyrics: "Waiting at the Church" - uncredited)
 1948 Here Come the Huggetts (writer: "Waiting at the Church" - uncredited)
 1946 London Town (aka "My Old Man (Said Follow the Van)", writer: "Don't Dilly Dally on the Way", uncredited)
 1944 Cover Girl ("POOR JOHN!")
 1943 Variety Jubilee (writer: "A Little of What You Fancy Does You Good" - uncredited)
 1942 Vaudeville Days (Short) (lyrics: "Waiting at the Church" - uncredited)
 1941 Birth of the Blues (lyrics: "Waiting at the Church" - uncredited)
 1941 I Thank You (writer: "Waiting At The Church")
 1934 Evensong (writer: "Tiddley Om Pom" - uncredited)
 1934 The Fountain (lyrics: " (There Was I) Waiting At The Church" - uncredited)
 1934 Call It Luck (writer: "Captain Gingah")
 1934 Evergreen (writer: "The Galloping Major" - uncredited)
 1934 Those Were the Days (writer: "A Little Bit off The Top", "My Old Man (said Follow The Van)")
 1931 East of Shanghai (writer: "Waiting at the Church" - uncredited)
 1930 Elstree Calling (writer: "Why Am I Always the Bridesmaid?")
 1929 Splinters (lyrics: "Gretna Green" - uncredited)
 1908 She's Proud and She's Beautiful (Short) (writer: "She's Proud And She's Beautiful")
 1907 Riding on Top of a Car (Short) (lyrics: "Riding on Top of a Car")
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Songwriter and literary editor of the music publishing firm of Francis, Day and Hunter. Wrote the lyrics of some of the most popular songs of the Edwardian era.

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