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Murray Mencher (1898–1991)

American pianist, lyricist and songwriter, chiefly remembered for co-writing the Merrie Melodies theme song "Merrily We Roll Along" (with Charles Tobias and Eddie Cantor). Mencher began his career in vaudeville and later worked as a pianist and staff composer for several music publishing houses. From the early 1930's, he wrote songs for McKinney's... See full bio »

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(age 93) in Miami, Florida, USA

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Known For

Space Jam
Space Jam Soundtrack
(1996)
Gremlins 2: The New Batch
(1990)
Curly Sue
Curly Sue Soundtrack
(1991)

Filmography

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 2017 Feud (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hagsploitation (2017) ... (writer: "Don't Break the Heart that Loves You" - uncredited)
 2011-2013 The Looney Tunes Show (TV Series) (writer - 26 episodes)
- Best Friends Redux (2013) ... (writer: "Merrily We Roll Along")
- Shell Game (2013) ... (writer: "Merrily We Roll Along")
- The Grand Old Duck of York (2013) ... (writer: "Merrily We Roll Along")
- Gribbler's Quest (2013) ... (writer: "Merrily We Roll Along")
- Mrs. Porkbunny's (2013) ... (writer: "Merrily We Roll Along")
 2010 Lost Boys: The Thirst (Video) (writer: "Merrily We Roll Along")
 2007-2009 The Angry Video Game Nerd (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- Bugs Bunny's Crazy Castle (2009) ... (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
- Bugs Bunny Birthday Blowout (2007) ... (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
 2007 The Brothers Warner (TV Movie documentary) (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
 2003 Looney Tunes: Back in Action (music: "Merrily We Roll Along")
 2002 Eric Clapton: One More Car, One More Rider - Live on Tour 2001 (Video documentary) (writer: "I Want a Little Girl")
 2002 City of Ghosts (music: "I Want a Little Girl" (1930))
 1998-1999 Histeria! (TV Series) (music - 6 episodes)
- 20th Century Presidents (1999) ... (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
- The Teddy Roosevelt Show (1999) ... (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
- The Dawn of Time (1999) ... (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
- Hooray for Presidents (1998) ... (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
- The U.S. Civil War: Part 2 (1998) ... (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
 1997 Pinky and the Brain (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Mice Don't Dance/Brain Drained (1997) ... (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
 1993-1997 Animaniacs (TV Series) (music - 10 episodes)
- Message in a Bottle/Back in Style/Bones in the Body (1997) ... (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
- Take My Siblings, Please/The Mindy 500/Morning Malaise (1994) ... (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
- The Warners' 65th Anniversary Special (1994) ... (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
- Scare Happy Slappy/Witch One/Macbeth (1994) ... (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
 1996 Space Jam (writer: "Merrily We Roll Along")
 1994 Postcards from America (writer: "Don't Break The Heart That Loves You")
 1994 The Critic (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- A Pig Boy and His Dog (1994) ... (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
 1994 Brat Pack (writer: "Follow The Boys" - as Ted Murry)
 1993 Taz-Mania (Video Game) (writer: "Merrily We Roll Along")
 1990-1992 Tiny Toon Adventures (TV Series) (music - 9 episodes)
- It's a Wonderful Tiny Toons Christmas Special (1992) ... (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
- Love Disconnection (My Dinner with Elmyra/The Amazing Three) (1991) ... (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
- Buster and Babs Go Hawaiian (1991) ... (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
- Who Bopped Bugs Bunny? (1990) ... (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
- Son of Looniversity Daze (1990) ... (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
 1992 Road Runner's Death Valley Rally (Video Game) (music: "Merrily We Roll Along")
 1991 Curly Sue (writer: "Merrily We Roll Along")
 1991 Taz-Mania (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- War & Pieces/Airbourne Airhead (1991) ... (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
 1991 Rover Dangerfield (writer: "Merrily We Roll Along")
 1990 Gremlins 2: The New Batch (writer: "Merrily We Roll Along")
 1990 Men Don't Leave (writer: "MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG")
 1988 Daffy Duck's Quackbusters (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
 1988 Looney Tunes on Nickelodeon (TV Series) (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
 1986 Pee-wee's Playhouse (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Stolen Apples (1986) ... (music: "Somewhere in Dreamland")
 1982 Bugs Bunny's 3rd Movie: 1001 Rabbit Tales (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
 1979 The Bugs Bunny/Road-Runner Movie (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
 1974 Blazing Saddles (writer: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
 1964 Looking for Love (writer: "This Is My Happiest Moment" - as Ted Murray, uncredited)
 1963 Follow the Boys (writer: "Follow the Boys", "Waiting for Billy", "Tonight's My Night", "Sleepyland", "Intrigue" - as Ted Murry)
 1963 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Connie Francis Show (1963) ... (writer: "Follow the Boys" - uncredited)
 1955 This Is a Life? (Short) (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
 1950 What's Up Doc? (Short) (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
 1949 A Ham in a Role (Short) (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
 1949 Mississippi Hare (Short) (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
 1949 John Loves Mary (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
 1948 The Little Orphan (Short) (music: "Throw Another Log on the Fire" - uncredited)
 1948 Two Guys from Texas (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
 1947 The Goofy Gophers (Short) (music: "Merrily We Roll Along")
 1945 Mildred Pierce (writer: "Please Think of Me" - uncredited)
 1945 Odor-Able Kitty (Short) (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
 1944 Stage Door Cartoon (Short) (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
 1944 Swing in the Saddle (writer: "You're the Dream, I'm the Dreamer" - as Ted Murray, uncredited)
 1944 Bugs Bunny Nips the Nips (Short) (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
 1944 What's Cookin' Doc? (Short) (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
 1943 Porky Pig's Feat (Short) (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
 1941 Hollywood Steps Out (Short) (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
 1940 Prehistoric Porky (Short) (music: "Those Were Wonderful Days" - uncredited)
 1940 The Bear's Tale (Short) (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" (1937) - uncredited)
 1939 The Bear That Couldn't Sleep (Short) (music: "Merrily We Roll Along")
 1938 Listen, Darling (lyrics: "On the Bumpy Road to Love" (1938)) / (music: "On the Bumpy Road to Love" (1938))
 1937 You're a Sweetheart (music: "Scrapin' the Toast")
 1937 Life Begins at College (writer: "Sweet Varsity Sue")
 1937 Porky's Super Service (Short) (music: "I'm Hatin' This Waitin' Around" - uncredited)
 1936 Jimmie Lunceford and His Dance Orchestra (Short) (writer: "You Can't Pull the Wool Over My Eyes" - uncredited)
 1936 Vitaphone Internationals (Short) (music: " (Little Sing-a-Lee) Sing a Little Low-Down Tune" - uncredited)
 1936 Toy Town Hall (Short) (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
 1936 Down the Stretch (music: "Flowers for Madame" - uncredited)
 1936 Somewhere in Dreamland (Short) (music: "Somewhere in Dreamland")
 1935 Flowers for Madame (Short) (music: "Flowers for Madame" - uncredited)
 1935 Billboard Frolics (Short) (music: "Merrily We Roll Along")
 1935 Reg'lar Kids (Short) (music: "Flowers for Madame" - uncredited)
 1935 Jack Denny's Orchestra (Short) (music: "Flowers for Madame" - uncredited)
 1935 Dancing on the Moon (Short) (music: "Dancing on the Moon")
 1935 Devil Dogs of the Air (music: "Merrily We Roll Along" (1935) - uncredited)
 1934 Gift of Gab (music: "Tomorrow, Who Cares?" - uncredited)
 1934 Poor Cinderella (Short) (writer: "Poor Cinderella")
 1934 How Do I Know It's Sunday (Short) (music: "Those Were Wonderful Days" - uncredited)
 1934 Those Were Wonderful Days (Short) (music: "Those Were Wonderful Days" - uncredited)
 1932 Minnie the Moocher (Short) (music: "Under Your Window Tonight" - uncredited)
 1931 Minding the Baby (Short) (music: "Under Your Window Tonight" - uncredited)
 1930 The Thirteenth Prisoner (Short) (music: "Ro-Ro-Rolling Along" - uncredited)
 1930 Near the Rainbow's End (writer: "Ro-Ro-Rollin' Along")
 1929 Finding His Voice (Documentary short) (writer: "Merrily We Roll Along" - uncredited)
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