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Samuel Pokrass (1893–1939)


Russian-born American composer of film scores.


in Kiev, Russia

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 1939 The Little Princess (music: "The Fantasy" (1939))
 1939 Wife, Husband and Friend (music: "Drink From the Cup of Tomorrow", "Arlesiana")
 1939 The Three Musketeers (music: "Song of the Musketeers" (1939), "My Lady" (1939), "Voila" (1939), "Chicken Soup (Plucking Song)" (1939) - uncredited)
 1938 Five of a Kind (music: "All Mixed Up" (1938))
 1938 Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (music: "Come and Get Your Happiness")
 1938 Start Cheering (music: "My Heaven on Earth" (1937) - as Sam Pokrass) / (music: "The Paper Says Rain" (1937) - uncredited)
 1938 Happy Landing (writer: "Hot and Happy", "A Gypsy Told Me", "You Are the Music to the Words in My Heart", "Yonny and His Oompah")
 1937 Tovarich (lyrics: "Chto Mnie Gore" - uncredited)
 1937 Life Begins in College (writer: "Ritz Brothers Specialties")
 1937 Love Under Fire (music: "The Language of Love")
 1937 You Can't Have Everything (lyrics: "Long Underwear" (1937) - uncredited) / (music: "Long Underwear" (1937) - uncredited)
 1936 Let's Sing Again (music: "Farmer in the Dell")
 1934 Dr. Monica (music: "Losing You" (1933) - uncredited)
 1934 The Big Shakedown (music: "Losing You" - uncredited)
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 1937 On the Avenue (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1936 One in a Million (uncredited)
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 1939 The Little Princess (words and music by)
 1938 Suez (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1938 Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (music and lyrics by - as Sam Pokrass)

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Sam Pokrass

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Russian-born American composer of film scores.

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