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Jack Meskill (1897–1973)

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Known For

Who Framed Roger Rabbit
The Cotton Club
The Cotton Club Soundtrack
Vivacious Lady
Vivacious Lady Soundtrack
White Lies
White Lies Soundtrack


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 2013 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Christoph Waltz/Alabama Shakes (2013) ... (lyrics: "Smile, Darn Ya, Smile")
 2008 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1920s: The Dawn of the Hollywood Musical (Video documentary) (writer: "Oh, Gee, Georgie!" - uncredited)
 2002 Rue des plaisirs (writer: "C'Etait Ecrit")
 1995 White Lies (lyrics: "On the Beach at Bali-Bali") / (writer: "On the Beach at Bali-Bali")
 1988 Who Framed Roger Rabbit (writer: "Smile, Darn Ya, Smile")
 1986 Pee-wee's Playhouse (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Gang's All Here (1986) ... (lyrics: "Smile, Darn Ya, Smile")
 1984 The Cotton Club (lyrics: "Pardon Me Pretty Baby (Don't I Look Familiar to You?)")
 1984 The Blood of Others (lyrics: "C'était écrit")
 1960 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Jack Bailey (1960) ... (lyrics: "Smile, Darn Ya, Smile" - uncredited)
 1958 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Country Girl (1958) ... (lyrics: "Smile, Darn Ya, Smile!" - uncredited)
 1951 Rich, Young and Pretty (writer: "There's Danger in Your Eyes, Cherie" - uncredited)
 1938 Vivacious Lady ("You'll Be Reminded of Me" (1938))
 1937 A Day at the Races (writer: "On the Beach at Bali-Bali" (1935) - uncredited)
 1937 Home Run on the Keys (Short) (writer: "On the Beach at Bali-Bali" - uncredited)
 1936 Windbag the Sailor (writer: "On the Beach at Bali Bali" - uncredited)
 1936 Everything Is Rhythm (lyrics: "Black Minnie's Got the Blues") / (music: "Black Minnie's Got the Blues")
 1936 One Good Turn (writer: "One Persian Night" - uncredited)
 1935 Vitaphone Varieties (Short) (lyrics: "Smile, Darn Ya, Smile" - uncredited)
 1935 Folies Bergère de Paris (lyrics: "Rhythm of the Rain" (La Romance de la Pluie) (1935), "Au Revoir L'Amour" (1935), "I Was Lucky" (1935), "Singing a Happy Song" (1935))
 1934 Gift of Gab (lyrics: "Don't Let This Waltz Mean Goodbye" - uncredited)
 1931 My Baby Just Cares for Me (Short) (lyrics: "Smile, Darn Ya, Smile" - uncredited)
 1931 Kitty from Kansas City (Short) (lyrics: "Smile, Darn Ya, Smile" - uncredited)
 1931 Smile, Darn Ya, Smile! (Short) (lyrics: "Smile, Darn Ya, Smile")
 1931 That Old Gang of Mine (Short) (lyrics: "Smile, Darn Ya, Smile" - uncredited)
 1931 My Wife's Gone to the Country (Short) (lyrics: "Smile, Darn Ya, Smile" - uncredited)
 1931 And the Green Grass Grew All Around (Short) (lyrics: "Smile, Darn Ya, Smile" - uncredited)
 1930 Wild Company (lyrics: "Joe!" - uncredited)
 1930 New Movietone Follies of 1930 (writer: "Cheer Up and Smile", "Doin' the Derby", "Here Comes Emily Brown")
 1930 A Royal Romance (lyrics: "Black Minnie's Got the Blues") / (music: "Black Minnie's Got the Blues")
 1930 Puttin' on the Ritz (writer: "There's Danger in Your Eyes, Cherie" (1930) - uncredited)
 1930 Loose Ankles (lyrics: "Loose Ankles" (1930), "Whoopin' It Up!" (1930))
 1929 Angora Love (Short) (writer: "You're a Pain in the Heart to Me" - uncredited)
 1929 Condemned! (writer: "Song of the Condemned" - uncredited)
 1923 A Few Moments with Eddie Cantor, Star of 'Kid Boots' (Short) (writer: "Oh, Gee, Georgie!" - uncredited)
Show Show Music department (6 credits)
Show Show Composer (1 credit)

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Other Works:

Earl Carroll's Vanities (1931). Musical revue. Music by Burton Lane. Book by Ralph Spence and Eddie Welch. Lyrics by Harold Adamson. Musical Director: Ray Cavanaugh. Music orchestrated by Domenico Savino. Additional music by Cliff Friend, Raymond Klages, Jack Meskill, Vincent Rose, Maurice Ravel and Hyman Grossman. Featuring ... See more »

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