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Al Sherman (I) (1897–1973)


Al Sherman was born into a musical family on 7 September 1897 in Czarist Russia. Father Samuel Sherman fled a Cossack pogrom in 1903, settling in Prague which was then part of Austria-Hungary. Luck turned for Samuel and he landed a job as concertmaster, first violinist and sometimes court composer in the Royal Court of Emperor Franz Josef. Within ... See full bio »

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 2009 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story (Documentary) (music: "Lindbergh Eagle of the USA (1927)") / (performer: "The Green Mantilla", "99 Out of a 100 (Wanna Be Loved)", "Save Your Sorrow (for Tomorrow)", "You've Gotta Be A Football Hero") / (writer: "The Green Mantilla", " (Potatoes Are Cheaper - Tomatoes Are Cheaper) Now's the Time To Fall in Love", " (Anyone Can See With Half an Eye) I'm Crazy Over You", "99 Out of a 100 (Wanna Be Loved)", "Livin' in The Sunlight, Lovin' in The Moonlight", "Pretending", "Save Your Sorrow (for Tomorrow)", "You've Gotta Be A Football Hero", "Lindbergh (Eagle of the USA)")
 2008 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1920s: The Dawn of the Hollywood Musical (Video documentary) (writer: "Oh, Gee, Georgie!" - uncredited)
 2006 Emily Cries (Short) (writer: "Serenatella")
 2006 Confetti (writer: "Comes A-Long A-Love")
 2006 Big Love (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Home Invasion (2006) ... (writer: "Livin' in the Sunlight, Lovin' in the Moonlight")
 2003 Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat (writer: "You Gotta Be A Football Hero")
 2002 Easy Listening ("Oh Happy Day")
 1997 The American Experience (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Truman: Part I (1997) ... (writer: " (What Do We Do on a) Dew-Dew-Dewey Day")
 1991 Barton Fink ("FOR SENTIMENTAL REASONS")
 1990 The Hot Spot (arranger: "AURA LEE")
 1975 Brother Can You Spare a Dime (Documentary) (writer: "Now's the Time to Fall in Love" (1931))
 1975 The Fortune (writer: "I Must Be Dreaming" - uncredited)
 1974 The Longest Yard (as Sherman, "You Gotta Be a Football Hero")
 1965 The Hollywood Palace (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.18 (1965) ... (writer: "Me Too (Ho-Ho! Ha-Ha!)" - uncredited)
 1960 A Circle of Deception (arranger: "Standard of St. George" - uncredited)
 1957 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Non-Orgs (1957) ... (music: "Save Your Sorrow (For Tomorrow)" - uncredited)
 1956 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.13 (1956) ... (writer: "You Gotta Be a Football Hero" - uncredited)
 1956 Cha-Cha-Cha Boom! (music: "Save Your Sorrow")
 1956 He Laughed Last (music: "Save Your Sorrow For Tomorrow")
 1956 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- New Years Day, 1956 (1956) ... (writer: "You Gotta Be A Football Hero" - uncredited)
 1953 The Eddie Cantor Story (writer: "Now's the Time to Fall in Love", "When I'm the President (We Want Cantor)" - uncredited)
 1950 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Kleebob Card Game (1950) ... (For Tomorrow", (writer: "Save Your Sorrow)
 1945 I'll Tell the World (writer: "Moonlight Fiesta")
 1945 Blonde Ransom (lyrics: "Hinky Dinky Pinky") / (music: "Hinky Dinky Pinky")
 1945 I'll Remember April (music: "Cha-Da-Boom-Di-Oodle-Aye")
 1945 Night Club Girl (writer: "What a Wonderful Day" - uncredited)
 1944 Sensations of 1945 (writer: "No Never", "Spin Little Pinball"', "Sensations", "Mr. Hepster's Dictionary", "Wake Up Man, You're Slippin", "One Love", "Circus in the Sky", "Divine Lady", "Kiss Serenade")
 1943 You're a Lucky Fellow, Mr. Smith (writer: "On the Crest of a Rainbow" - uncredited)
 1943 Thank Your Lucky Stars (music: "Now's the Time to Fall in Love" (1931) - uncredited)
 1943 Point Rationing of Foods (Documentary short) (music: "Now's the Time to Fall in Love" - uncredited)
 1939 Ride 'em, Cowgirl (writer: "I Love The Wide Open Spaces", "A Campfire, A Prairie Moon and You")
 1939 Water Rustlers (writer: "Let's Go On Like This Forever", "When a Cowboy Sings a Dogie Lullaby", "I Feel at Home in the Saddle")
 1938 The Sky's the Limit (writer: "The Montreal", "Swing, Madam", "My Beloved", "Just Whisper I Love You")
 1938 The Night Hawk (writer: "Never a Dream Goes By")
 1938 The Singing Cowgirl (writer: "I Gotta Sing", "Prairie Boy", "Let's Round Up Our Dreams")
 1937 The Woods Are Full of Cuckoos (Short) (lyrics: "I'm Wearin' My Green Fedora" (1934) - uncredited)
 1937 Ali Baba Goes to Town (writer: "When I'm the President (We Want Cantor)", "Now's the Time to Fall in Love" (1931) - uncredited)
 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)
 1937 Smart Blonde (writer: "Madonna Mia" (1935) - uncredited)
 1936 Windbag the Sailor (writer: "On the Beach at Bali Bali" - uncredited)
 1936 Toy Town Hall (Short) (writer: "I'm Wearin' My Green Fedora" - uncredited)
 1936 Carl Hoff and His Orchestra (Short) (writer: "No! No! A Thousand Times No!" - uncredited)
 1936 College Dads (Short) (writer: "Smooth Sailing" - uncredited)
 1936 Vitaphone Spotlight (Short) (writer: "I'm Wearin' My Green Fedora" - uncredited)
 1936 The Half Wit-ness (Short) (writer: "Every Now and Then" - uncredited)
 1935 Pirate Party on Catalina Isle (Short) (writer: " (We're Gonna Have) Smooth Sailing" - uncredited)
 1935 Tickets, Please (Short) (writer: "Now's the Time to Fall in Love" - uncredited)
 1935 Here Comes the Band (writer: "Wear a Hat with a Silver Lining" (1928) - uncredited)
 1935 You Gotta Be a Football Hero (Short) ("You Gotta Be a Football Hero")
 1935 No! No! A Thousand Times No!! (Short) (writer: "No! No! A Thousand Times No!")
 1935 My Green Fedora (Short) (writer: "I'm Wearin' My Green Fedora")
 1935 Show Kids (Short) (music: "It's Hot, It's Cold -- It's Cold, It's Hot (It's Wonderful Weather for Love)" - uncredited)
 1934 Rambling 'Round Radio Row #9 (Short) (writer: "Mommy Darlin'" - uncredited)
 1934 Can You Take It (Short) (music: "You Gotta Be a Football Hero" (1933) - uncredited)
 1934 Buddy and Towser (Short) (music: "It's Hot, It's Cold -- It's Cold, It's Hot (It's Wonderful Weather for Love)" - uncredited)
 1933 Shuffle Off to Buffalo (Short) (writer: "When I'm the President (We Want Cantor)")
 1932 Betty Boop, M.D. (Short) (writer: "Now's the Time to Fall in Love")
 1932 Betty Boop's Bizzy Bee (Short) (writer: "Now's the Time to Fall in Love")
 1931 Dumb Patrol (Short) (music: "Under the Moon, It's You" - as Norman White, uncredited)
 1931 Night Club Revels (Short) (music: "Doin' the Sigma Chi" - uncredited)
 1930 The Big Pond (writer: "Livin' in the Sunlight, Lovin' in the Moonlight")
 1929 Sweetie (music: "He's So Unusual" - uncredited)
 1929 The Music Makers (Short) (music: "(Hooray, Hooray) It's Ray-Ray-Raining" - uncredited)
 1929 The Time, the Place and the Girl (writer: "Everything I Do I Do for You" - uncredited)
 1929 The Roof Garden Revue (Short) (writer: "Pretty Little Bom Bom Maid from Bombay" - uncredited)
 1929 Linda (music: "Linda" - uncredited)
 1929 Why Be Good? (music: "He's Tall and Dark and Handsome" - uncredited)
 1928 Gang War (writer: "Ya Comin' Up Tonight, Huh?")
 1928 Harry Wayman and His 'Debutantes' (Short) (writer: " (What Do We Do on a) Dew-Dew-Dewey Day" - uncredited)
 1927 Willie and Eugene Howard (Short) (music: "Oh, How I Love My Boatman" - uncredited)
 1927/III The Four Aristocrats (Short) (writer: "Me Too" - uncredited)
 1927 Aunt Jemima: The Original Fun Flour Maker (Short) (writer: "My Idea of Heaven" - uncredited)
 1927 Charles A. Lindbergh (Short) (writer: "Lindbergh (Eagle of the USA)")
 1927 What Price Piano (Short) (music: "Save Your Sorrow for Tomorrow" - uncredited)
 1923 A Few Moments with Eddie Cantor, Star of 'Kid Boots' (Short) (writer: "Oh, Gee, Georgie!" - uncredited)
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Release of his autobiography, "Potatoes Are Cheaper".

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