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Shelly Manne (1920–1984)

Shelly Manne was born on June 11, 1920 in New York City, New York, USA as Sheldon Manne. He is known for his work on I Want to Live! (1958), Daktari (1966) and California Suite (1978). He was married to Florence Butterfield. He died on September 26, 1984 in Sun Valley, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1983 Twilight Zone: The Movie (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1981 One from the Heart (musician: drums)
 1980 Opens Wednesday (Short) (musician)
 1978 California Suite (musician: drums)
 1974 Earthquake (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1974 The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (musician: percussion - uncredited)
 1974 McQ (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1973 The Thief Who Came to Dinner (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1972 Two Is a Happy Number (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1971 Crosscurrent (TV Movie) (musician: percussion - uncredited)
 1971 Longstreet (TV Series) (musician - 1 episode)
- Elegy in Brass (1971) ... (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1971 From Bed to Worse (Short) (musician)
 1971 Rough Brunch (Short) (musician)
 1970 Don't Hustle an Ant with Muscle (Short) (musician)
 1970 Mumbo Jumbo (Short) (musician)
 1970 Science Friction (Short) (musician)
 1970 Shinbone Alley (musician: drums)
 1970 Kelly's Heroes (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1970 Ants in the Pantry (Short) (musician)
 1970 Odd Ant Out (Short) (musician)
 1970 Hunters Are for Killing (TV Movie) (musician: percussion - uncredited)
 1970 Scratch a Tiger (Short) (musician)
 1969 Isle of Caprice (Short) (musician)
 1969 A Pair of Greenbacks (Short) (musician: drums)
 1969 Dune Bug (Short) (musician)
 1969 The Undefeated (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1969 Jambo (TV Series) (composer: theme music - 1969)
 1969 Never Bug an Ant (Short) (musician)
 1969 The Gypsy Moths (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1969 Technology, Phooey (Short) (musician)
 1969 Extinct Pink (Short) (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1969 I've Got Ants in My Plans (Short) (musician)
 1969 The Ant from Uncle (Short) (musician)
 1969 Hasty But Tasty (Short) (musician)
 1969 The Ant and the Aardvark (Short) (musician)
 1968 Hawks and Doves (Short) (musician)
 1966-1968 Daktari (TV Series) (composer - 46 episodes)
- The Divining Rods (1968) ... (composer: theme music)
- Once Upon a Fang (1968) ... (composer: theme music)
- African Showdown (1968) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Runaways (1968) ... (composer: theme music)
- A Man's Man (1968) ... (composer: theme music)
 1968 Ice Station Zebra (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1968 The Split (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1968 Sol Madrid (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1967 Urbanissimo (Short) (musician: soloist)
 1967 Wait Until Dark (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1967 Ghostbreakers (TV Movie) (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1967 A Guide for the Married Man (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1967 Hombre (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1967 The Scorpio Letters (TV Movie) (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1967 How I Spent My Summer Vacation (TV Movie) (musician: drums)
 1966 Grand Prix (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1966 The Venetian Affair (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1966 Penelope (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1966 Not with My Wife, You Don't! (musician: percussion - uncredited)
 1965 Clarence, the Cross-Eyed Lion (composer: theme music - uncredited)
 1965 Once a Thief (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1965 The Satan Bug (musician: percussion - uncredited)
 1965 John Goldfarb, Please Come Home! (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1964 The Americanization of Emily (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1964 Seven Days in May (musician: drums, percussion - uncredited)
 1963 The Prize (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1963 Twilight of Honor (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1963 Rampage (musician: drums, percussion - uncredited)
 1963 The Great Escape (musician: drums, percussion - uncredited)
 1963 The Stripper (musician: percussion - uncredited)
 1963 Drums of Africa (musician: percussion - uncredited)
 1962 Mutiny on the Bounty (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1962 Pressure Point (musician: percussion - uncredited)
 1962 Hell Is for Heroes (musician: percussion - uncredited)
 1962 Hatari! (musician: percussion - uncredited)
 1961 Too Late Blues (musician: drums)
 1961 Bachelor in Paradise (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1961 West Side Story (musician - uncredited)
 1960 Barefoot Adventure (Documentary) (musician)
 1959-1960 Peter Gunn (TV Series) (musician - 38 episodes)
- Baby Shoes (1960) ... (musician: drums - uncredited)
- The Heiress (1960) ... (musician: drums - uncredited)
- The Crossbow (1960) ... (musician: drums - uncredited)
- Letter of the Law (1960) ... (musician: drums - uncredited)
- The Semi-Private Eye (1960) ... (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1960 The Subterraneans (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1959 Johnny Staccato (TV Series) (musician - 2 episodes)
- The Shop of the Four Winds (1959) ... (musician)
- The Naked Truth (1959) ... (musician)
 1959 Cast a Long Shadow (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1959 Porgy and Bess (musician: percussion)
 1959 Some Like It Hot (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1958 I Want to Live! (jazz musician)
 1958 I Bury the Living (musician: percussion - uncredited)
 1958 The Return of Dracula (musician: percussion - uncredited)
 1957 The Vampire (musician: percussion - uncredited)
 1955 The Man with the Golden Arm (musician - uncredited)
 1955 The Big Combo (musician: drum solo during torture sequence - uncredited)
 1953 The Wild One (musician: drums - uncredited)
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