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Ira Schuster (1889–1945)

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Tin Pan Alley songwriter, best known for the swing number "In a Shanty in Old Shanty Town". Ran his own publishing company. Also wrote under the name 'John Siras'. Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

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Known For

Beginners
Beginners Soundtrack
(2010)
All Men Are Liars
All Men Are Liars Soundtrack
(1995)
Song of Arizona
Song of Arizona Soundtrack
(1946)
Walking My Baby Back Home
(1953)

Filmography

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 2015 The Man Who Saved Ben-Hur (Documentary) ("In a Shanty in Old Shantytown") (completed)
 2010 Beginners (writer: "I'll Fly to Hawaii")
 1995 All Men Are Liars (writer: "Somebody's Thinking Of You Tonight")
 1988 The Woman He Loved (TV Movie) (music: "In a Shanty in Old Shanty Town" - uncredited)
 1981 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 29 October 1981 (1981) ... (writer: "Hold Me")
- Episode dated 15 October 1981 (1981) ... (writer: "Hold Me")
 1981 Eye of the Needle (writer: "When My Little Pomeranian Met Your Little Pekinese" (1933) - uncredited)
 1964-1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.40 (1965) ... (writer: "Hold Me")
- Episode #1.4 (1964) ... (writer: "Hold Me")
 1962 Honey's Money (Short) (music: "In a Shanty in Old Shanty Town" - uncredited)
 1957 The Three Faces of Eve (writer: "Hold Me" - uncredited)
 1953 Walking My Baby Back Home ("Hi-Lee, Hi-Lo")
 1950 Mister 880 (writer: "Hold Me" (1933) - uncredited)
 1949 Porky Chops (Short) (writer: "Piggy Wiggy Woo" - uncredited)
 1946 Baby Bottleneck (Short) (writer: "Piggy Wiggy Woo" - uncredited)
 1946 Song of Arizona (writer: "Did You Ever Get That Feeling in the Moonlight")
 1944 I Am an American (Short) (writer: " (Shout! Wherever You May Be) I Am an American" - uncredited)
 1942 The United States Army Air Force Band (Short) (writer: " (Shout! Wherever You May Be) I Am an American" - uncredited)
 1942 Gopher Goofy (Short) (writer: "Piggy Wiggy Woo" - uncredited)
 1942 The Wacky Wabbit (Short) (writer: "Piggy Wiggy Woo" - uncredited)
 1940 Shop Look & Listen (Short) (music: "Piggy Wiggy Woo" - uncredited)
 1940 Elmer's Candid Camera (Short) (writer: "Piggy Wiggy Woo" - uncredited)
 1935 After Office Hours (writer: "Let's Make Up" - uncredited)
 1934 The Big Shakedown (writer: "My Own" - uncredited)
 1933 Bombshell (writer: "Let's Make Up" - uncredited)
 1931 Night Club Revels (Short) (music: "I'm Alone Because I Love You" - uncredited)
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Trivia:

Tin Pan Alley songwriter, best known for the swing number "In a Shanty in Old Shanty Town". Ran his own publishing company. Also wrote under the name 'John Siras'. Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

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