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Phil Ohman (1896–1954)

Phil Ohman was born on October 7, 1896 in New Britain, Connecticut, USA. He died on August 8, 1954 in Santa Monica, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1997 Signing Off (Short) (performer: "Cheek to Cheek")
 1948 The Timber Trail (music: "When Your Heart's on Easy Street" - uncredited)
 1946 Murder in the Music Hall (music: "If You Are There")
 1944 Goodnight, Sweetheart (music: "I'm Not Myself Anymore")
 1944 Cowboy and the Senorita (music: "Cowboy and the Senorita", "What'll I Use for Money?", "The Enchilada Man")
 1944 Hands Across the Border (music: "Dreaming to Music", "The Girl with the High Button Shoes", "When Your Heart's on Easy Street", "Hey, Hey (It's A Great Day)")
 1943 The Kansan (music: "Lullaby of the Herd")
 1943 Sleepy Lagoon (music: "If You Are There", "You Are the Fondest Thing I Am Of", "I'm Not Myself Anymore", "We Gals Are Taking Over")
 1942 Clink! Clink! Another Drink (Short) (music: "Clink, Clink, Another Drink")
 1941 The Roundup (writer: "Love Never Grows Old", "Easy-Go-Slim", "Ride 'em Cowboy")
 1940 Captain Caution (music: "Only One" (1940), "Hilda" (1940), "On a Little Island by a Sun-Lit Sea" (1940), "Que Voulez-Vous?" (1940))
 1940 Stagecoach War (writer: "Hold Your Horses", "Lope-Along Road", "Westward Ho!")
 1940 The Showdown (writer: "Mi Solo Amor")
 1940 Knights of the Range (writer: "There on the Prairie", "Covered Wagon Moved Right Along", "Morning on the Trail")
 1939 Lady of the Tropics (music: "Each Time You Say Goodbye (I Die A Little)" (1939))
 1939 Renegade Trail (music: "Lazy Rolls the Rio Grande", "Hi Thar, Stranger")
 1939 Let Freedom Ring (music: "Pat, Sez He" - uncredited)
 1938 Dramatic School (writer: "Lost" (1936) - uncredited)
 1927 Phil Ohman & Victor Arden (Piano Duetists) (Short) (music: "Try and Play It") / (performer: "Rustle of Spring (Frühlingsrauschen), Op. 32, No. 3", "Mighty Lak' a Rose", "Try and Play It")
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Funny Face. Musical comedy. Music by George Gershwin. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin. Based on material by Fred Thompson and Paul Girard Smith. Musical Direction by Alfred Newman. Directed by Edgar J. MacGregor. Alvin Theatre: 22 Nov 1927- 23 Jun 1928 (244 performances). Produced by Vinton Freedley and Alex Aarons. See more »

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Pianist and initially co-leader with Victor Arden of a dance orchestra. Ohman and Arden also worked together as a piano duo on radio and in Broadway shows. When they split up in the mid-1930's, Ohman formed his own band on the West Coast. He enjoyed a lengthy residency at the Mocambo club, fashionable with the Hollywood set, and devoted much of his time to writing music for films. He continued to... See more »

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