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Robert P. Marcucci (1930–2011)

Bob Marcucci started in the record business in 1955 as a songwriter. He then launched Chancellor Records, and discovered Frankie Avalon and Fabian. Taylor Hackford's The Idolmaker (1980) is based on Marcucci's life during the Avalon/Fabian years. He is still active in developing new ideas and producing projects. See full bio »

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The Help
The Help Soundtrack
Gangster No. 1
Gangster No. 1 Soundtrack
North to Alaska
North to Alaska Soundtrack
Beach Party
Beach Party Soundtrack


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 2015 Call the Midwife (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.2 (2015) ... (writer: "With All My Heart")
 2014 I Am Santa Claus (Documentary) (writer: "Why")
 2011 The Help (writer: "Swingin' on a Rainbow" - as Robert Marucci)
 2000 Hollywood Rocks the Movies: The Early Years (1955-1970) (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "I'm Growin' Up")
 2000 Gangster No. 1 (writer: "Why" - as Bob Marcucci)
 1985 She'll Be Wearing Pink Pyjamas (writer: "Why?" - uncredited)
 1979 Going Steady (writer: "Why")
 1978 Good Old Days Part II (TV Special) (writer: "Why")
 1966 The Go!! Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.97 (1966) ... (writer: "King of Love")
 1963 The Gun Hawk (lyrics: "A Searcher For Love") / (music: "A Searcher For Love")
 1963 Beach Party (as Bob Marcucci, "Don't Stop Now")
 1963 Operation Bikini (writer: "The Girl Back Home" - as Bob Marcucci)
 1961 Sail a Crooked Ship (writer: "Opposites Attract" - as Bob Marcucci)
 1960 North to Alaska (lyrics: "If You Knew")
 1959 Hound-Dog Man (writer: "I'm Growing Up", "Single", "This Friendly World", "Pretty Little Girl")
 1957 Jamboree! (writer: "Sayonara")
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Self (4 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Founder of Chancellor Records (1957-), Philadelphia, PA.

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Bob Marcucci | Robert Marcucci

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His assistant was Rona Barrett during the Frankie Avalon/Fabian years. See more »


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