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Harold Leventhal (1919–2005)

As a teenager, in the 1930s at the height of the Depression, Harold Leventhal was active in left-wing political causes before joining the Irving Berlin Music Co. at 20 years of age where he started as an office boy and rose to the position of music plugger. He served in the Signal Corps during World War II and in 1948 worked on the Henry Wallace ... See full bio »

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 2004 Isn't This a Time! A Tribute Concert for Harold Leventhal (Documentary) (executive producer)
 1989 We Shall Overcome (Documentary) (producer)
 1988 A Vision Shared: A Tribute to Woody Guthrie and Leadbelly (Video documentary) (producer)
 1984 Woody Guthrie: Hard Travelin' (Documentary) (producer)
 1981 The Weavers: Wasn't That a Time (Documentary) (producer)
 1976 Bound for Glory (producer)
 1969 Alice's Restaurant (associate producer)
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 2005 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
- No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005) ... Himself
 2005 This Machine Kills Fascists (Video documentary)
 2000 The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack (Documentary)
 1988 Arena (TV Series documentary)
- Woody Guthrie (1988) ... Himself
 1981 The Weavers: Wasn't That a Time (Documentary)
Himself (Weavers manager)

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1940s: Worked for the Irving Berlin Music Company, first as an office boy, later as a song plugger - pitching Irving Berlin's songs to the likes of Tommy Dorsey and Benny Goodman. Later worked for Goodman's Regent Music Company. See more »

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