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Sam Lewis (I) (1885–1959)

Sam Lewis was born on October 25, 1885 in New York City, New York, USA as Samuel M. Lewis. He died on November 22, 1959 in New York City. See full bio »

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 2014 The Lego Movie (writer: "How Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down on the Farm")
 2014 William's Lullaby (writer: "My Mammy")
 2012 Vegas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bad Seeds (2012) ... (writer: "I'm Sitting On Top of the World")
 2011/II Day of the Falcon (writer: "I'm Sitting On The Top of The World")
 2010 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 11 Perform (2010) ... (writer: "For All We Know")
 2008 Family Guy (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Back to the Woods (2008) ... (lyrics: "Where Did Robinson Crusoe Go with Friday on a Saturday Night?")
 1989-2007 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 3 episodes)
- Les Paul: Chasing Sound (2007) ... (lyrics: "I'm Sitting On Top Of The World" (1953))
- Yours for a Song: The Women of Tin Pan Alley (1999) ... (lyrics: "In a Little Spanish Town" - uncredited)
- Satchmo: The Life of Louis Armstrong (1989) ... (lyrics: "Dinah")
 2006 Midsomer Murders (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Dance with the Dead (2006) ... (lyrics: "For All We Know")
 2006 Flyboys (writer: "How Ya Gunna Keep 'em Down on the Farm (After They've Seen Paree?)" - as Samuel M. Lewis)
 2006 The Kovak Box (lyrics: "Gloomy Sunday" - as Sam M. Lewis)
 2006 Ask the Dust (writer: "Gloomy Sunday" - as Sam M. Lewis)
 2005 These Foolish Things (writer: "I Wonder")
 2005 King Kong (writer: "I'm Sitting on Top of the World" - as Sam M. Lewis)
 2005 Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont (lyrics: "For All We Know" - as M Sammel Lewis)
 2005 Two for the Money (writer: "I'm Sitting on Top of the World")
 2005 The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio (lyrics: "Sitting on Top of the World" (1925))
 2005 Roll Bounce (writer: "For All We Know")
 2005 Great Women Singers of the 20th Century: Sarah Vaughan (Video) (lyrics: "Just Friends" - uncredited)
 2004 Churchill: The Hollywood Years (writer: "For All We Know")
 2004 The Terminal (writer: "For All We Know" - as Samuel Lewis)
 2003 Mona Lisa Smile (writer: "I'm Sitting on Top of the World")
 2003 Big Fish (writer: "Dinah")
 2002 Uncle Frank (Documentary) (lyrics: "In a Little Spanish Town")
 2001 The Cat's Meow (writer: "How Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down on the Farm? (After They've Seen Paree)" (1919) - as Sam M. Lewis)
 2001 Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody" - uncredited)
 2000 The Legend of Bagger Vance (writer: "How You Gonna Keep 'Em Down on the Farm After They've Seen Paree?")
 2000 Bamboozled (lyrics: "My Mammy" (1921) - uncredited)
 2000/I The Visit (writer: "For All We Know" - as Samuel M. Lewis)
 1999 Gloomy Sunday (lyrics: "Szomorú Vasárnap/Gloomy Sunday" - as Sam M. Lewis)
 1998 Celebrity (lyrics: "For All We Know" (1934) - as Sam M. Lewis)
 1997 Secrets of the Heart (writer: "Lord You Made the Night Too Long")
 1995 Sabrina ("For All We Know")
 1995 Richard III (writer: "I'm Sitting On The Top Of The World")
 1995 The Bridges of Madison County (writer: "For All We Know" - as Sam M. Lewis)
 1995 Barbra: The Concert (TV Special documentary) (lyrics: "For All We Know" (1934) - uncredited)
 1995 Forget Paris (writer: "For All We Know")
 1995 Chicago Hope (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Full Moon (1995) ... (lyrics: "Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody" - uncredited)
 1995 Carmen Miranda: Bananas Is My Business (Documentary) (lyrics: "Street of Dreams")
 1994 Bullets Over Broadway (lyrics: "Singin' The Blues Till My Daddy Comes Home")
 1993 The Pelican Brief (writer: "My Mammy")
 1992 Sinatra (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Street of Dreams")
 1991 The Prince of Tides (writer: "For All We Know")
 1991 For the Boys (lyrics: "For All We Know")
 1989 Drugstore Cowboy (writer: "For All We Know")
 1988 Thompson (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... (lyrics: "Have a Little Faith in Me" - uncredited)
 1983 Terms of Endearment (as Sam M. Lewis, "Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody" (1918))
 1983 Zelig (lyrics: "I'm Sitting on Top of the World" (1925), "Five Feet Two, Eyes of Blue" (1925) - as Samuel M. Lewis)
 1982 The Facts of Life Goes to Paris (TV Movie) (lyrics: "How Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down On The Farm (After They've Seen Paree)")
 1981 Reds (writer: "Just a Little Love Song" - as Sammuel M. Lewis)
 1981 Mommie Dearest ("I'm Sitting On Top Of The World")
 1981 The 35th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "Dinah")
 1979 M*A*S*H (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dear Uncle Abdul (1979) ... (writer: "How Ya' Gonna Keep 'Em Down on the Farm (After They've Seen Paree)?")
 1978 De Mike Burstyn show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1978) ... (lyrics: "My Mammy")
 1978 Summer of My German Soldier (TV Movie) (writer: "Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue" - uncredited)
 1976-1978 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Liberace (1978) ... (writer: "Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue")
- Bruce Forsyth (1976) ... (writer: "In a Little Spanish Town")
 1978 All in the Family (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Love Comes to the Butcher (1978) ... (lyrics: "I Kiss Your Hand, Madame" - uncredited)
 1978 The One and Only ("MY MAMMY")
 1977 All You Need Is Love (TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Always Chasing Rainbows: Tin Pan Alley (1977) ... (lyrics: "In a Little Spanish Town", "My Mammy" - uncredited)
 1976 Dinah! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.191 (1976) ... (writer: "Dinah" - uncredited)
 1976 Next Stop, Greenwich Village (writer: "For All We Know")
 1974 The Great Gatsby (lyrics: "Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue")
 1973 Magnavox Presents Frank Sinatra (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Street of Dreams" - as Sam M. Lewis)
 1972 Flip (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.5 (1972) ... (writer: "For All We Know")
 1972 Liza with a Z (TV Special) (writer: "My Mammy")
 1972 Johnny Carson Presents the Sun City Scandals '72 (TV Movie) (writer: "Dinah")
 1970 The Dean Martin Comedy Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 17 December 1970 (1970) ... (writer: "Singin' the Blues" - uncredited)
 1970 Liza (TV Movie) (writer: "My Mammy")
 1969 This Is Tom Jones (TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.13 (1969) ... (lyrics: "My Mammy")
 1967-1969 The Lawrence Welk Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes)
- Occupations (1969) ... (lyrics: "Sam, You Made the Pants Too Long" - uncredited)
- Songs of the South (1967) ... (lyrics: "Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody" - uncredited)
 1967-1968 Petticoat Junction (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes)
- Girl of Our Dreams (1968) ... (lyrics: "Has Anybody Seen My Gal?" - uncredited)
- Kate's Birthday (1967) ... (lyrics: "My Mammy" - uncredited)
 1967 The Hollywood Palace (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.13 (1967) ... (writer: "My Mammy")
 1967 The Lucy Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Lucy and Carol Burnett: Part 2 (1967) ... (lyrics: "How 'Ya Gonna Keep 'em Down on the Farm (After They've Seen Paree?)" - uncredited)
  Shindig! (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes, 1965 - 1966) (writer - 1 episode, 1965)
- Episode #2.33 (1966) ... (lyrics: "Robinson Crusoe")
- Episode #2.13 (1965) ... (writer: "I'm Sitting on Top of the World")
- Episode #1.21 (1965) ... (lyrics: "Rockabye Your Baby With a Dixie Melody")
 1965 The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Rick Grows a Beard (1965) ... (lyrics: "Dinah")
 1964 Swingers' Paradise (writer: "My Mammy " - uncredited)
 1963 The Judy Garland Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1963) ... (lyrics: "My Mammy" - uncredited)
 1963 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.6 (1963) ... (lyrics: "In a Little Spanish Town" - uncredited)
 1956-1963 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series) (lyrics - 3 episodes)
- The Spanish Sketch (1963) ... (lyrics: "In A Little Spanish Town" - uncredited)
- Jack Followed Home (1961) ... (lyrics: "I'm Sitting On Top Of The World" - uncredited)
- Jack Tries to Get a Passport to Europe (1956) ... (lyrics: "In A Little Spanish Town (excerpt)" - uncredited)
 1962 The Judy Garland Show (TV Special) (lyrics: "Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody")
 1960 Ozark Jubilee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 3 September 1960 (1960) ... (writer: "Sitting on Top of the World" - uncredited)
 1956-1960 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 25 May 1960 (1960) ... (lyrics: "Dinah" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 8 December 1956 (1956) ... (lyrics: "Singin' the Blues" - uncredited)
 1959 Little Rascals Varieties (lyrics: "How 'Ya Gonna Keep 'em Down on the Farm (After They've Seen Paree?)")
 1959 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.15 (1959) ... (lyrics: "You're a Million Miles from Nowhere" - uncredited)
 1959 Country Style, U.S.A. (TV Series short) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.8 (1959) ... (lyrics: "Singin' the Blues" - uncredited)
 1958 The Eddie Fisher Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 23 October 1958 (1958) ... (lyrics: "I'm Sitting on Top of the World", "Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody" - uncredited)
 1957 Nightfall (lyrics: "Nightfall" - as Sam M. Lewis)
 1955 Love Me or Leave Me (lyrics: "I'm Sitting on Top of the World" - uncredited)
 1953 The Eddie Cantor Story (lyrics: "How 'Ya Gonna Keep 'em Down on the Farm (After They've Seen Paree?)" - uncredited)
  The Milton Berle Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes, 1949 - 1953) (writer - 1 episode, 1951)
- Episode #6.3 (1953) ... (lyrics: "I'm Sitting on Top of the World")
- Episode #3.24 (1951) ... (writer: "Dinah")
- Episode #2.11 (1949) ... (lyrics: "I'm Sitting On Top Of The World", "Rock-a-Bye Your Baby With A Dixie Melody" - uncredited)
 1953 So This Is Love (lyrics: "I Kiss Your Hand, Madame" - uncredited)
 1953 The Ford 50th Anniversary Show (TV Movie) (lyrics: "I'm Sitting on Top of the World")
 1953 Your Hit Parade (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 2 May 1953 (1953) ... (lyrics: "Five Foot Two")
 1952 I Love Lucy (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Ricky Loses His Voice (1952) ... (lyrics: "Has Anybody Seen My Gal?" - uncredited)
 1952 Belles on Their Toes (lyrics: "Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue (Has Anybody Seen My Girl?)")
 1952 The Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.25 (1952) ... (lyrics: "I'm Sitting on Top of the World")
 1951 Grounds for Marriage (writer: "Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue" - uncredited)
 1949 Jolson Sings Again (lyrics: "Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody", "My Mammy" - uncredited)
 1948 When My Baby Smiles at Me (lyrics: "How 'Ya Gonna Keep 'em Down on the Farm (After They've Seen Paree?)")
 1948 Old Rockin' Chair Tom (Short) (lyrics: "I'm Sitting on Top of the World" (1925))
 1948 The Emperor Waltz (lyrics: "I Kiss Your Hand, Madame" - uncredited)
 1948 What Makes Daffy Duck (Short) (lyrics: "King for a Day")
 1946 The Jolson Story (lyrics: "My Mammy", "I'm Sitting on Top of the World", "Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody" - uncredited)
 1946 Okay for Sound (Documentary short) (lyrics: "My Mammy" - uncredited)
 1946 Acrobatty Bunny (Short) (lyrics: "Laugh, Clown, Laugh" - uncredited)
 1945 The Dolly Sisters (lyrics: "Arrah Go on, I'm Gonna Go Back to Oregon" - uncredited)
 1945 She Gets Her Man (writer: "For All We Know" - uncredited)
 1944 The Merry Monahans (lyrics: "Rock-a-Bye Your Baby With a Dixie Melody" - uncredited)
 1944 Happy-Go-Nutty (Short) (lyrics: "I'm Sitting On Top Of the World")
 1944 Duck Soup to Nuts (Short) (lyrics: "Laugh, Clown, Laugh" - uncredited)
 1944 Show Business (lyrics: "Dinah" (1925) - uncredited)
 1944 Bugs Bunny and the Three Bears (Short) (lyrics: "King For a Day")
 1944 The Fighting Seabees (lyrics: "Song of the Seabees" - as Sam M. Lewis)
 1943 Thousands Cheer (lyrics: "In a Little Spanish Town" - uncredited)
 1943 Yankee Doodle Daffy (Short) (lyrics: "Laugh, Clown, Laugh" - uncredited)
 1943 Show-Business at War (Documentary short) (lyrics: "My Mammy" - uncredited)
 1943 Shantytown (lyrics: "I'm Sitting on Top of the World" - uncredited)
 1943 Hi, Buddy (lyrics: "Rockabye Your Baby With a Dixie Melody", "How Ya Gonna Keep Them Down on the Farm", "Huckleberry Finn")
 1942 Ridin' Down the Canyon (lyrics: "In a Little Spanish Town" - uncredited)
 1942 For Me and My Gal (lyrics: "How 'Ya Gonna Keep 'em Down on the Farm (After They've Seen Paree?)" (1919) - uncredited)
 1942 Lights Fantastic (Short) (lyrics: "Laugh, Clown, Laugh" - uncredited)
 1942 Broadway (lyrics: "Dinah" - uncredited)
 1942 A Gentleman After Dark (lyrics: "How Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down on the Farm" (1919) - uncredited)
 1942 Crooning Melodies (Short) (lyrics: "In a Little Spanish Town")
 1940 Hullabaloo (lyrics: "My Mammy" (1921) - uncredited)
 1940 Little Blabbermouse (Short) (lyrics: "Half of Me (Wants to Be Good)" - uncredited)
 1939 That's Right - You're Wrong (lyrics: "My Mammy" (1921) - uncredited)
 1939 Rose of Washington Square (lyrics: "Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody", "My Mammy" (uncredited))
 1938 Streamlined Swing (Short) (lyrics: "Dinah" (1925) - uncredited)
 1938 Boys Town (lyrics: "My Mammy" (1921) - uncredited)
 1938 Starlight Over Texas (writer: "A Garden in Granada" - as Sam M. Lewis)
 1938 A-Lad-In Bagdad (Short) (writer: "Half of Me (Wants to Be Good)" - uncredited)
 1937 The Case of the Stuttering Pig (Short) (writer: "Half of Me (Wants to Be Good)")
 1937 Ali Baba Goes to Town (lyrics: "Dinah" (1925) - uncredited)
 1937 Clean Pastures (Short) (lyrics: "Half of Me (Wants to Be Good)")
 1937 Round-Up Time in Texas (lyrics: "Dinah" (1925))
 1936 Jack Denny's Orchestra (Short) (lyrics: "Nothing Lives Longer Than Love" - uncredited)
 1936 Trouble in Toyland (Short) (lyrics: "Dinah" - uncredited)
 1936 I Love to Singa (Short) (lyrics: "Laugh, Clown, Laugh" - uncredited)
 1936 The Black Network (Short) (lyrics: "Half of Me Wants to Be Good" - uncredited)
 1936 The Singing Kid (lyrics: "My Mammy", "Rock-A-Bye Your Baby With A Dixie Melody" - uncredited)
 1936 Rose-Marie (lyrics: "Dinah" (1925) - uncredited)
 1936 Red Nichols & His World Famous Pennies (Short) (lyrics: "Cryin' for the Carolines" (1929) - uncredited)
 1935 Tuned Out (Short) (lyrics: "Dinah" - uncredited)
 1935 Every Night at Eight (lyrics: "Then You've Never Been Blue")
 1935 Vitaphone Music Hall (Short) (lyrics: "Cryin' for the Carolines" - uncredited)
 1934 Phil Spitalny and His Musical Queens (Short) (lyrics: "Dinah" - uncredited)
 1934/II Vaudeville (Short) (lyrics: "Dinah" - uncredited)
 1934 Chained (lyrics: "Dinah" - uncredited)
 1934 Oliver the Eighth (Short) (lyrics: "I'm Sitting on Top of the World" (1925) - uncredited)
 1933 Roman Scandals (lyrics: "Dinah" (1925) - uncredited)
 1933 Harry Warren: America's Foremost Composer (Short) (lyrics: "Have a Little Faith in Me" (1929), "Cryin' for the Carolines" (1929) - uncredited)
 1933 Plane Nuts (Short) (lyrics: "Dinah" (1925) - uncredited)
 1933 Pilgrimage (lyrics: "How 'Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down on the Farm (1919)" - uncredited)
 1933 Yours Sincerely (Short) (lyrics: "What's the Big Idea?" - uncredited)
 1933 Dinah (Short) (lyrics: "DINAH")
 1932 The Musical Doctor (Short) (lyrics: "My Mammy")
 1932 A Spanish Twist (Short) (lyrics: "In a Little Spanish Town")
 1932 Rambling 'Round Radio Row #1 (Short) (lyrics: "My Mammy" - uncredited)
 1932 Big-Hearted Bosko (Short) (lyrics: "Cryin' for the Carolines")
 1930 Crying for the Carolines (Short) (lyrics: "Cryin' for the Carolines")
 1930 The Dogway Melody (Short) (lyrics: "My Mammy")
 1930 Box Car Blues (Short) (lyrics: "Cryin' for the Carolines" - uncredited)
 1930 The Wedding of Jack and Jill (Short) (lyrics: "Bad Baby" - uncredited)
 1930 Ben Bernie and His Orchestra (Short) (lyrics: "Have a Little Faith in Me" - uncredited)
 1930 Sixteen Sweeties (Short) (lyrics: "When You're Seeing Sweetie Home" - uncredited)
 1930 Spring Is Here (lyrics: "Bad Baby" (1929), "Cryin' for the Carolines" (1929), "Have a Little Faith in Me" (1929), "How Shall I Tell?" (1929), "What's the Big Idea?" (1929) - uncredited)
 1930 Mammy (lyrics: "My Mammy", "Why Do They All Take the Night Boat to Albany?" - uncredited)
 1930 The Musicale (Short) (lyrics: "Laugh, Clown, Laugh" - uncredited)
 1930 Deep 'C' Melodies (Short) (lyrics: "Now That She's Off My Hands" - uncredited)
 1930 School Daze (Short) (lyrics: "Bad Baby" - uncredited)
 1929 Rubeville (Short) ("When You're Seeing Sweetie Home", uncredited)
 1929 The Show of Shows (lyrics: "Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody" (1918) - uncredited)
 1929 Flight (lyrics: "My Mammy" (1921) - uncredited)
 1929 Jack White with the Montrealers (Short) (lyrics: "Laugh, Clown, Laugh" - uncredited)
 1929 The Wolf Song (lyrics: "Mi Amado")
 1928 A Cycle of Songs (Short) (lyrics: "Now That She's Off My Hands" - uncredited)
 1928 The Singing Fool (lyrics: "I'm Sitting on Top of the World" - uncredited)
 1928 Looping the Loop (writer: "Poor Punchinello")
 1928 I Thank You (Short) (lyrics: "My Mammy" - uncredited)
 1928 Blossom Seeley and Bennie Fields (Short) (lyrics: "In a Little Spanish Town" - uncredited)
 1928 Dick Rich and His Synco-Symphonists (lyrics: "Lovely Little Silhouette" - uncredited)
 1928 The Ham What Am (Short) (lyrics: "Keep Sweeping the Cobwebs off the Moon" - uncredited)
 1928 In the Mines (Short) (writer: "Rocky Road to Dublin" - uncredited)
 1928 Walt Roesner and the Capitolians (Short) (lyrics: "Dinah" - uncredited)
 1927 The Jazz Singer (lyrics: "My Mammy" (1918) - uncredited)
 1927 The Revelers (Short) (lyrics: "Dinah" - uncredited)
 1927 What Price Piano (Short) (lyrics: "What Good Is Good-Morning? (There's More Good in Good-Night)" - uncredited)
 1926 A Plantation Act (Short) (lyrics: "Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody" - uncredited)
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