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Samuel Pokrass (1893–1939)


Russian-born American composer of film scores.

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Known For

The Legend of Bagger Vance
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm Music Department
The Little Princess
The Little Princess Music Department


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 2000 The Legend of Bagger Vance (writer: "My Best Wishes")
 1939 The Little Princess (music: "The Fantasy" - uncredited)
 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 at 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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Other Works:

Stage Play: Ziegfeld Follies of 1934. Musical revue. Music by Vernon Duke, Samuel Pokrass [only Broadway credit], Billy Hill, H. I. Phillips, Fred Allen, Harry Tugend and Ballard MacDonald. Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg. Musical Director: John McManus. Sketches by: H.I. Philips, Fred Allen and David Freedman. Written by Harry Turgend. Featuring ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Sam Pokrass

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Russian-born American composer of film scores.

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