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Kal Mann (1917–2001)

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Philadelphia-based songwriter/producer who helped promote Chubby Checker and the Twist. See more trivia »

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Known For

The Help
The Help Soundtrack
(2011)
Pleasantville
Pleasantville Soundtrack
(1998)
Sister Act
Sister Act Soundtrack
(1992)
Central Intelligence
(2016)

Filmography

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 2016 War Dogs (writer: "Jump Around")
 2016 Central Intelligence (writer: "Jump Around")
 2016 Britain's Got More Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.4 (2016) ... (writer: "Let's Twist Again" - uncredited)
 2016 Call the Midwife (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.8 (2016) ... (writer: "Let's Twist Again" - uncredited)
 2016 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (writer: "Jump Around")
 2015 Rock the Kasbah (writer: "Jump Around")
 2015 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Mark Ruffalo/Alan Rickman/James Taylor (2015) ... (writer: "(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear" - uncredited)
- First Lady Michelle Obama/Matthew Morrison/The Smashing Pumpkins (2015) ... (writer: "Limbo Rock" - uncredited)
 2014 Rude Tube (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Planet Fail (2014) ... (writer: "Let's Twist Again" - uncredited)
 2014 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Week 2 (2014) ... (writer: "You Can't Sit Down")
 2012 Alexandra - Stimme der Sehnsucht: Der rätselhafte Tod eines Stars (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Let's Twist Again" - uncredited)
 2011 I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #11.16 (2011) ... (writer: "Let's Twist Again")
 2011 The Help (writer: "The Wah-Watusi", "Let's Twist Again")
 2011 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hollywood Twists (2011) ... (writer: "Let's Twist Again" - uncredited)
 2010 Somewhere (writer: "Teddy Bear")
 2010 Limbo Lounge (writer: "Limbo Rock")
 2009 Nowhere Boy (writer: "(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear" - as Karl Mann)
 2009 Willkommen Österreich (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.83 (2009) ... (writer: "Teddy Bear" - uncredited)
 2009 Aufgspuit! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Schmidbauer mit Klaus Eberhartinger (2009) ... (writer: "Let's Twist Again")
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.3 (2009) ... (writer: "Let's Twist Again" - uncredited)
 2009 Lotta på Liseberg (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Får jag lov eller skall vi dansa först? (2009) ... (writer: "Let's twist again")
 2009 Aussie and Ted's Great Adventure (writer: "Teddy Bear")
 2008 Mad Men (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- For Those Who Think Young (2008) ... (writer: "Let's Twist Again" - uncredited)
 2008 Wildwood Days (Documentary) (writer: "WILDWOOD DAYS')
 2007 Elvis: #1 Hit Performances (Video) (writer: "Teddy Bear")
 2007 An American Crime (writer: "Rules of Love")
 2006 Kupetzky (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sex (2006) ... (writer: "Teddy Bear" - uncredited)
 2005 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 4 Performance Show: Elvis Presley (2005) ... (writer: "(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear")
 2005 Canadian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 4 Performances (2005) ... (writer: "(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear")
 1995-2005 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- There's Something About Marrying (2005) ... (writer: "Let's Twist Again" - uncredited)
- Lisa the Vegetarian (1995) ... (writer: "Limbo Rock")
 2004 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Place of Our Own (2004) ... (writer: "Let's Twist Again")
 2003 Estradilla: Agents & Elvis (TV Movie) (writer: " (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear")
 2002 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Forbidden Girlfriend (2002) ... (writer: "Limbo Rock")
 2002 7th Heaven (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Heart of the Matter (2002) ... (writer: "Teddy Bear")
 2002 The Definitive Elvis: The Hollywood Years - Part I: 1956-1961 (Video documentary) (writer: "Teddy Bear')
 2002 9/11 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Wah Watusi")
 2001 Eva & Adam: Four Birthdays and a Fiasco (writer: "TeddyBear" - as K. Mann)
 2000 Hollywood Rocks the Movies: The Early Years (1955-1970) (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Teddy Bear", "Twist Along With Me", "Slow Twistin'", "Bristol Stomp")
 1998 Pleasantville (writer: " (Let Me Be Your)Teddy Bear")
 1998 The Theory of Flight (writer: "You Can't Sit Down")
 1998 All I Wanna Do (writer: "Do the Bird")
 1998 Frivolous Lola (writer: "Let's Twist Again")
 1998 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- 9&vierzig (1998) ... (writer: "Teddy Bear" - uncredited)
- 2x23 (1998) ... (writer: "Limbo Rock" - uncredited)
 1995 Mickey's Fun Songs: Beach Party at Walt Disney World (Video) (music: "Limbo Rock")
 1991-1995 Full House (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Michelle Rides Again: Part 2 (1995) ... (writer: "Teddy Bear")
- Fuller House (1991) ... (writer: "Teddy Bear" - uncredited)
 1994 Wild Reeds (writer: "Let's Twist Again")
 1994 Florida Lady (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Honeymoon nach Fahrplan (1994) ... (writer: "Let's Twist Again")
 1993 Dennis the Menace (writer: "Don't Hang Up")
 1993 Lo Kolel Sherut (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.8 (1993) ... (writer: "Bo VeNirkod Shuv Twist (Let's Twist Again)")
 1993 Virtaset ja Kekkonen (writer: "Let's Twist Again")
 1992 Elvis: The Lost Performances (Video) (writer: "Teddy Bear / Don't Be Cruel (medley)")
 1992 Honeymoon in Vegas (writer: "(LET ME BE YOUR) TEDDY BEAR")
 1992 Sister Act (writer: "Gravy")
 1991 Brides of Christ (TV Mini-Series) (writer: "Let's Twist Again")
 1990 Quantum Leap (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- All-Americans - November 6, 1962 (1990) ... (writer: "Let's Twist Again" - uncredited)
 1989 Screen One (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- She's Been Away (1989) ... (writer: "Let's Twist Again" - uncredited)
 1989 Saved by the Bell (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dancing to the Max (1989) ... (writer: "Let's Twist Again" - uncredited)
 1989 Great Balls of Fire! (writer: "Teddy Bear")
 1989 Troop Beverly Hills (writer: "Mashed Potato Time" - as K. Mann)
 1989 The Magic of David Copperfield XI: The Explosive Encounter (TV Special) (writer: "Let's Twist Again")
 1988 Purple People Eater (writer: "Twist It Up" - as Mann)
 1988 Everybody's All-American (writer: "Let's Twist Again")
 1988 Summertime Blues: Lemon Popsicle VIII (writer: "Let's Twist Again")
 1988 A World Apart (writer: "Let's Twist Again" - uncredited)
 1988 Lady in White ("LET'S LIMBO SOME MORE")
 1988 Hairspray (writer: "Let's Twist Again", "Gravy", "Dancin Party", "Limbo Rock", "Do the New Continental")
 1987 Die Hausmeisterin (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Alles geht daneben (1987) ... (writer: "Teddy Bear" - uncredited)
 1985-1987 Moonlighting (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Cool Hand Dave: Part 2 (1987) ... (writer: "Limbo Rock")
- Take a Left at the Altar (1987) ... (writer: "Limbo Rock")
- The Straight Poop (1987) ... (writer: "Limbo Rock")
- My Fair David (1985) ... (writer: "Limbo Rock")
 1987 The Pick-up Artist (writer: "Don't Hang Up" - as Karl Mann)
 1987 No Way Out ("TWISTIN' U.S.A.")
 1987 Young Love: Lemon Popsicle 7 (writer: "Let's Twist Again")
 1986 Er is er een jarig (TV Movie) (writer: "Let's Twist Again" - uncredited)
 1986 Macken (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Del 6 (1986) ... (music: "Raggarkungen" - as Mann)
 1986 Crime Story (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Final Transmission (1986) ... (writer: "Let's Twist Again")
 1986 DTV Valentine (TV Movie) (writer: "(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear")
 1985 Elvis Gratton: Le king des kings (writer: "Teddy Bear")
 1985 Desperately Seeking Susan (writer: "MASHED POTATO TIME")
 1984 The Flamingo Kid (writer: "South Street")
 1984 Fame (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Heart of Rock 'N' Roll (1984) ... (writer: "Elvis Medley: Heartbreak Hotel; Teddy Bear; Can't Help Falling in love; Jailhouse Rock")
 1984 DTV: Pop & Rock (Video) (writer: "You Can't Sit Down")
 1984 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jamie Lee Curtis/The Fixx (1984) ... (writer: "(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear" - uncredited)
 1982 The Outsider (writer: "Let's Twist Again")
 1981 This Is Elvis ("Teddy Bear")
 1980 Touched by Love (writer: "Teddy Bear")
 1980 Out of the Blue (writer: "Teddy Bear")
 1979 Going Steady (writer: "Let's Twist Again")
 1977-1979 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode dated 9 March 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "The Bristol Stomp")
- Episode dated 17 November 1977 (1977) ... (writer: "Dancing Party")
- Episode dated 3 November 1977 (1977) ... (writer: "Dancing Party")
- Episode dated 20 October 1977 (1977) ... (writer: "Dancin' Party")
 1977 Elvis in Concert (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Teddy Bear")
 1974-1975 The Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 3 June 1975 (1975) ... (writer: "Rock and roll medley: 'Blue Suede Shoes' / 'Hound Dog' / 'Tutti Frutti' / 'Heartbreak Hotel' / '(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear' / 'Little Darlin' / 'Only You' / 'Jailhouse Rock' / 'Shake, Rattle and Roll' / 'See You Later, Alligator' / 'Rock Around the Clock' / 'Your Mama Don't Dance' / 'Johnny B. Goode' / 'Twilight Time' / 'You Need Hands' / 'Blue Suede Shoes' reprise / 'Bye Bye Love' / 'Great Balls of Fire' / 'Shake, Rattle and Roll' reprise / 'Rock Around the Clock' reprise / 'Razzle Dazzle' ")
- Episode dated 30 April 1974 (1974) ... (writer: "Rock and roll medley: 'Blue Suede Shoes' / 'Hound Dog' / 'Tutti Frutti' / 'Heartbreak Hotel' / '(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear' / 'Little Darlin' / 'Only You' / 'Jailhouse Rock' / 'Shake, Rattle and Roll' / 'See You Later, Alligator' / 'Rock Around the Clock' / 'Your Mama Don't Dance' / 'Johnny B. Goode' / 'Twilight Time' / 'You Need Hands' / 'Blue Suede Shoes' reprise / 'Bye Bye Love' / 'Great Balls of Fire' / 'Shake, Rattle and Roll' reprise / 'Rock Around the Clock' reprise / 'Razzle Dazzle' ")
 1973 Let the Good Times Roll (Documentary) (writer: "Let's Twist Again")
 1973 The Graham Kennedy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 17 April 1973 (1973) ... (writer: "Rock and roll medley: 'Blue Suede Shoes' / 'Hound Dog' / 'Tutti Frutti' / 'Heartbreak Hotel' / '(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear' / 'Little Darlin' / 'Only You' / 'Jailhouse Rock' / 'Shake, Rattle and Roll' / 'See You Later, Alligator' / 'Rock Around the Clock' / 'Your Mama Don't Dance' / 'Johnny B. Goode' / 'Twilight Time' / 'You Need Hands' / 'Blue Suede Shoes' reprise / 'Bye Bye Love' / 'Great Balls of Fire' / 'Shake, Rattle and Roll' reprise / 'Rock Around the Clock' reprise / 'Razzle Dazzle' ")
 1971 The Neon Palace (writer: "Let's Twist Again")
  Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 13 episodes, 1964 - 1965) (lyrics - 2 episodes, 1965)
- Episode #2.8 (1965) ... (writer: "You Can't Sit Down")
- Episode #2.7 (1965) ... (lyrics: "Rock Me in the Cradle of Love", "Do the Bird" - uncredited) / (writer: "Slow Twistin'" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.50 (1965) ... (writer: "You Can't Sit Down", "Rock Me in the Cradle of Love")
- Episode #1.42 (1965) ... (writer: "Rock Me in the Cradle of Love", "You Can't Sit Down")
- Episode #1.39 (1965) ... (writer: "Don't Hang Up", "The Bristol Stomp")
 1964 The Comedy Man (writer: "Let's Twist Again", "Slow Twistin'", "Dancin' Party" - uncredited)
 1964 This Shocking World (Documentary) (writer: "Let's Twist Again" - uncredited)
 1964 Die ganze Welt ist himmelblau (as Kai Mann, "Let's Twist Again")
 1963 En söndag i september (writer: "Let's Twist Again" - uncredited)
 1962 Don't Knock the Twist (writer: "Don't Knock The Twist", "Slow Twistin'", "Do The New Continental", "Mashed Potato Time", "Bristol Stomp", "La Paloma Twist" (uncredited), "I Love to Twist" (uncredited))
 1962 Ring-a-Ding Rhythm! (writer: "Lose Your Inhibition Twist")
 1961 Twist Around the Clock (writer: "Twistin' U. S. A.", "Your Lips and Mine", "Twist Along")
 1961 Teenage Millionaire (writer: "The Jet", "Let's Twist Again", "Twistin' U.S.A.", "Dance the Mess Around")
 1960 Because They're Young (lyrics: "Swingin' School") / (music: "Swingin' School")
 1957 Jamboree! (writer: "For Children of All Ages")
 1957 You Bet Your Life (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #8.2 (1957) ... (writer: "Butterfly")
 1957 Loving You (writer: "(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear")
 1956 The Nat King Cole Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.7 (1956) ... (writer: "Take Me Back to Toyland" - uncredited)
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Songwriter: Wrote (w/Bernie Lowe) "Let Me Be Your Teddy Bear", a hit for Elvis Presley.
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With Bernie Lowe, founded Cameo Records (1956-), Philadelphia, PA. Parkway Records, which was originally a subsidiary of Cameo, was spun off into a label independent of Cameo in 1958, although the parent company of both labels was called Cameo-Parkway Records. See more »

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