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Herb Magidson (1906–1986)


Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1980.

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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8 Mile
8 Mile Soundtrack
Surf's Up
Surf's Up Soundtrack
The Gay Divorcee
The Gay Divorcee Soundtrack
Mona Lisa Smile
Mona Lisa Smile Soundtrack


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 2016 The Rack Pack (lyrics: "Enjoy Yourself" - uncredited)
 2015 Sleepy Hollow (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pittura Infamante (2015) ... (writer: "(I'm Afraid) The Masquerade Is Over" - uncredited)
 2012 Steppin' Out with Katherine Jenkins (TV Movie) (writer: "The Continental")
 2009-2012 House M.D. (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes)
- Everybody Dies (2012) ... (lyrics: "Enjoy Yourself (It's Later than You Think)")
- Under My Skin (2009) ... (lyrics: "Enjoy Yourself (It's Later Than You Think)" - uncredited)
 2010 Rio Sex Comedy (writer: "Enjoy Yourself")
 2009 Welcome to the 80's (TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Postpunk und Neue Deutsche Welle (2009) ... (lyrics: "Enjoy Yourself' - uncredited)
 2009 Notorious (writer: "Who Shot Ya" - as Herbert Magidson)
 2007 Surf's Up (writer: "Enjoy Yourself (It's Later Than You Think)" - as Herbert Magidson)
 2005 The Notorious Bettie Page (writer: "Gone with the Wind" - as Herbert Magidson)
 2004 Primo amore (writer: "(I'm Afraid) The Masquerade Is Over")
 2003 Mona Lisa Smile (writer: "The Continental" - as Herbert Magidson)
 2003 Anything Else (writer: "Gone with the Wind")
 2002 8 Mile (writer: "Who Shot Ya")
 2001 Lucky Break (writer: "Enjoy Yourself (It's Later Than You Think)" (1950))
 1996 Everyone Says I Love You (writer: "Enjoy Yourself (It's Later Than You Think)" (1950))
 1996 Bogus (writer: "The Continental")
 1991 El día que nací yo (lyrics: "El continental")
 1990 Avalon (lyrics: "I'll Dance at Your Wedding")
 1989 Teenage Babylon (Short) (as Magdison, "The Masquerade Is Over")
 1989 Slipstream (lyrics: "The Continental" - uncredited)
 1988 Daffy Duck's Quackbusters (lyrics: "Singin' in the Bathtub" - uncredited)
 1987 The Puppetoon Movie (writer: "Music Maestro Please")
 1985 Sweet Dreams (writer: "I'm Afraid the Masquerade Is Over")
 1985 Danger Mouse (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Multiplication Fable (1985) ... (lyrics: "The Continental")
 1981 The Looney, Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie (lyrics: "Singin' in the Bathtub" - uncredited)
 1981 AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Fred Astaire (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "The Continental")
 1977 Bugs Bunny's Easter Special (TV Special) (lyrics: "Singin' in the Bathtub" - uncredited)
 1976 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 10 June 1976 (1976) ... (lyrics: "The Continental")
 1976 Las largas vacaciones del 36 (lyrics: "The Continental")
 1974 Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (lyrics: "Gone with the Wind" (1937))
 1971 Our American Musical Heritage (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 14 September 1971 (1971) ... (lyrics: "The Continental" - uncredited)
 1968 Francis Albert Sinatra Does His Thing (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Gone with the Wind" - uncredited)
 1968 The Dean Martin Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.28 (1968) ... (lyrics: "The Continental" - uncredited)
 1961 Compressed Hare (Short) (lyrics: "Singin' in the Bathtub" - uncredited)
 1961 The Lawrence Welk Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.32 (1961) ... (lyrics: "The Continental" - uncredited)
 1960 Frank Sinatra's Welcome Home Party for Elvis Presley (TV Special) (writer: "Gone with the Wind" - uncredited)
 1960 Startime (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Academy Award Songs (1960) ... (lyrics: "The Continental" - uncredited)
 1958-1959 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (lyrics - 3 episodes)
- Episode #12.4 (1959) ... (lyrics: "The Continental" - uncredited)
- Episode #12.2 (1959) ... (lyrics: "The Continental" - uncredited)
- Episode #11.4 (1958) ... (lyrics: "Enjoy Yourself" - uncredited)
 1959 Tweet and Lovely (Short) (lyrics: "Singin' in the Bathtub" - uncredited)
 1957 Escapade in Japan (writer: "The Continental" - uncredited)
 1956 The Rosemary Clooney Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (1956) ... (lyrics: "The Continental" - uncredited)
 1955 Sahara Hare (Short) (lyrics: "Singin' in the Bathtub" - uncredited)
 1954 Texaco Star Theatre (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.1 (1954) ... (lyrics: "The Continental")
 1953 Forward March Hare (Short) (lyrics: "Singin' in the Bathtub" - uncredited)
 1949 Make Mine Laughs (writer: "Did You Happen To Find a Heart?" - uncredited)
 1949 Community Sing 1655: June in January (Short) (lyrics: "Conchita Marquita Lolita Pepita Rosita Juanita Lopez")
 1949 Wise Quackers (Short) (lyrics: "Singin' in the Bathtub")
 1948 Daffy Dilly (Short) (lyrics: "Singin' in the Bathtub" - uncredited)
 1948 Musical Merry-Go-Round #3 (Short) (lyrics: "I'll Dance at Your Wedding")
 1947 Song of the Thin Man ("You're Not So Easy to Forget" (1947))
 1946 The Great Morgan (writer: "I Fell in Love with the Leader of the Band")
 1946 Do You Love Me (lyrics: "MOONLIGHT PROPAGANDA" - uncredited)
 1944 Music in Manhattan (lyrics: "When Romance Comes Along", "I Can See You Now", "One Night in Acapulco", "I Like a Man Who Makes Music", "Did You Happen to Find a Heart?" - uncredited)
 1944 Rosie the Riveter (lyrics: "I Don't Want Anybody at All")
 1943 O, My Darling Clementine (lyrics: "Barrel House Bessie" - uncredited)
 1943 Hers to Hold (lyrics: "Say a Prayer for the Boys Over There", "Say a Prayer for the Boys Over There (Reprise)")
 1943 The Aristo-Cat (Short) (lyrics: "Singin' in the Bathtub")
 1943 Hop and Go (Short) (lyrics: "Singin' in the Bathtub" - uncredited)
 1942 Priorities on Parade (lyrics: "Conchita, Marquita, Lolita, Pepita, Rosita, Juanita Lopez", "I'd Love to Know You Better", "Cooperate with Your Air Raid Warden")
 1942 The Falcon Takes Over (writer: "There's a New Moon Over the Old Mill" - uncredited)
 1942 Sleepytime Gal (lyrics: "Barrelhouse Bessie from Basin Street", "When the Cat's Away", "I Don't Want Anybody at All")
 1940 Glamour for Sale (writer: "If They Gave Me a Million", "Crazy Dreams")
 1940 Little Blabbermouse (Short) (lyrics: "Singin' in the Bathtub" - uncredited)
 1940 Dave Apollon and His Orchestra (Short) (lyrics: "Music, Maestro, Please" - uncredited)
 1939 Polar Pals (Short) (lyrics: "Singin' in the Bathtub" - uncredited)
 1939 Projection Room (Short) (lyrics: "Midnight in Paris" - uncredited)
 1938 Porky & Daffy (Short) (lyrics: "Singin' in the Bathtub" - uncredited)
 1938 This Marriage Business (lyrics: "Let's Have Another Cigarette" - uncredited)
 1938 Radio City Revels (lyrics: "I'M TAKING A SHINE TO YOU" (1938), "YOU'RE THE APPLE OF MY EYE (YOU LITTLE PEACH)" (1938) (uncredited), "SWINGIN' IN THE CORN" (1938), "TAKE A TIP FROM THE TULIP" (1938), "GOOD NIGHT, ANGEL" (1938), "LOVE, HONOR AND OH BABY" (1938) (uncredited), "WHY MUST I LOVE YOU" (1938) (uncredited), "THERE'S A NEW MOON OVER THE OLD MILL" (1938), "SPEAK YOUR HEART" (1938))
 1937 Wakai hito (music: "The Continental" (1934))
 1937 Breakfast for Two (writer: "Chirp a Little Ditty" - uncredited)
 1937 Music for Madame (lyrics: "Music for Madame" (1937))
 1937 The Life of the Party (lyrics: "Chirp a Little Ditty" (1937), "Roses in December" (1937), "So You Won't Sing" (1937), "Life of the Party" (1937), "Let's Have Another Cigarette" (1937), "Yankee Doodle Band" (1937) - as Herbert Magidson)
 1937 It's All Yours (writer: "Don't Let Mammy Go")
 1937 It Can't Last Forever (writer: "Crazy Dreams", "Lazy Rhythm")
 1937 Special Arrangements (Short) (lyrics: "The Dance of the Wooden Shoes" - uncredited)
 1936 Hats Off (lyrics: "Hats Off" (uncredited), "Where Have You Been All My Life", "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star", "Little Odd Rhythm", "Let's Have Another", "Zilch's Hats" (uncredited))
 1936 Leon Navara and Orchestra (Short) (lyrics: "The Continental" - uncredited)
 1936 I'd Give My Life (writer: "Someday We'll Meet Again")
 1936 The Great Ziegfeld (lyrics: "Harriet Hoctor Ballet" (1936) - uncredited)
 1936 Every Saturday Night (lyrics: "Breathes There a Man")
 1935 Miss Pacific Fleet (lyrics: "You're So Lovely" - uncredited)
 1935 King Solomon of Broadway (lyrics: "A Flower in My Lapel", "Moanin' in the Moonlight")
 1935 Here's to Romance (lyrics: "Midnight In Paris", "Here's to Romance")
 1935 The Murder Man (writer: "Hi Diddle Dee Dum" - uncredited)
 1935 George White's 1935 Scandals (lyrics: "According to the Moonlight" (1935) - uncredited)
 1934 Philips Cavalcade (Short) (lyrics: "Music, Maestro, Please" - uncredited)
 1934 Rhythm in the Bow (Short) (lyrics: "Singin' in the Bathtub" - uncredited)
 1934 The Gay Divorcee (lyrics: "A Needle In a Haystack" (1934), "The Continental" (1934)) / (music: "A Needle In a Haystack" (1934), "The Continental" (1934))
 1934 Gift of Gab (lyrics: "Talking to Myself", "I Ain't Gonna Sin No More", "Blue Sky Avenue" - uncredited)
 1934 I Like It That Way (writer: "Blue Sky Avenue")
 1933 Convention City (lyrics: "Singin' in the Bathtub" - uncredited)
 1933 Buddy's Show Boat (Short) (lyrics: "And So I Married the Girl" - uncredited)
 1933 Betty Boop's Birthday Party (Short) (lyrics: "Hummin' to Myself" - uncredited)
 1933 The Organ Grinder (Short) (lyrics: "The Organ Grinder" - uncredited)
 1933 Bosko in Person (Short) (lyrics: "Hello, Baby" - uncredited)
 1932 Rambling 'Round Radio Row #2 (Short) (lyrics: "Hummin' to Myself" - uncredited)
 1932 The Dancing Fool (Short) (lyrics: "Hello Baby" - uncredited)
 1930 College Lovers (lyrics: "Up and At 'Em", "One Minute of Heaven" - uncredited)
 1930 Bright Lights (writer: "Wall Street" (uncredited), "Song of the Congo")
 1930 Ben Bernie and His Orchestra (Short) (lyrics: "Hello Baby" - uncredited)
 1930 Believe It or Not #1 (Short) (lyrics: "Hello Baby")
 1930 What a Life (Short) (lyrics: "Hello Baby" - uncredited)
 1930 No, No, Nanette (lyrics: "The Dance of the Wooden Shoes", "Dancing on Mars" - uncredited)
 1930 Bubbles (Short) (lyrics: "Go Find Somebody to Love" (1929) - uncredited)
 1929 Tiger Rose (writer: "The Day You Fall in Love")
 1929 The Show of Shows (lyrics: "Singin' in the Bathtub" (1929) - uncredited)
 1929 Little Johnny Jones (lyrics: "Go Find Somebody to Love", "My Paradise", "She Was Kicked in the Head by a Butterfly" - uncredited)
 1929 The Forward Pass (writer: "One Minute of Heaven", "Hello, Baby", "I Gotta Have You", "Huddlin'")
 1929 The Time, the Place and the Girl (lyrics: "Doin' the Raccoon" - uncredited)
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George White's Music Hall Varieties (1932). Musical revue (return engagement). See more »

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Herbert Magidson

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