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Leroy Shield (1893–1962)

Versatile in many different musical fields, Leroy Shield started out as organist and pianist at the age of five. He made his professional début at 12 and at 15 became an arranger, composer and concert pianist. He accompanied opera singer Eva Gauthier during her American concert tours and pioneered the modernist composers Ravel, Milhaud, Holst, ... See full bio »

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Shanghai Knights
Shanghai Knights Soundtrack
(2003)
The Devil's Brother
The Devil's Brother Music Department
(1933)
Detroit Rock City
Detroit Rock City Soundtrack
(1999)
The Little Rascals
The Little Rascals Soundtrack
(1994)

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 1938 Hide and Shriek (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1938 The Awful Tooth (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1938 Swiss Miss (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1938 Feed 'em and Weep (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1938 Came the Brawn (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1938 Three Men in a Tub (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1938 Bear Facts (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1938 Canned Fishing (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1937/I Mail and Female (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1937 The Pigskin Palooka (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1937 Framing Youth (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1937 Fishy Tales (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1937 Night 'n' Gales (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1937 Topper (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1937 Roamin' Holiday (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1937 Three Smart Boys (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1937 Rushin' Ballet (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1937 Nobody's Baby (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1937 Way Out West (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1937 Hearts Are Thumps (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1937 Glove Taps (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1937 Reunion in Rhythm (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1936 Spooky Hooky (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1936 Pay As You Exit (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1936 Mister Cinderella (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1936 Two Too Young (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1936 Our Relations (musical director)
 1936 Bored of Education (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1936 Neighborhood House (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1936 Arbor Day (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1936 On the Wrong Trek (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1936 Second Childhood (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1936 The Lucky Corner (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1936 Divot Diggers (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1936 An All American Toothache (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1936 The Pinch Singer (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1935 Our Gang Follies of 1936 (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1935 Manhattan Monkey Business (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1935 Little Sinner (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1935 Twin Triplets (Short) (composer: music cues - uncredited)
 1935 Little Papa (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1935 Slightly Static (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1935 Sprucin' Up (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1935 Teacher's Beau (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1935 The Misses Stooge (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1935 The Tin Man (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1935 Thicker Than Water (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1935 Poker at Eight (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1935 Sing Sister Sing (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1935 Beginner's Luck (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1935 The Fixer Uppers (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1935 Treasure Blues (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1935 Tit for Tat (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1934 The Chases of Pimple Street (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1934 Shrimps for a Day (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1934 The Live Ghost (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1934 Done in Oil (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1934 Mama's Little Pirate (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1934 Washee Ironee (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1934 Mike Fright (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1934 Them Thar Hills (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1934 Another Wild Idea (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1934 Honky Donkey (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1934 Music in Your Hair (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1934 Movie Daze (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1934 Maid in Hollywood (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1934 The First Round-Up (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1934 For Pete's Sake! (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1934 Hi'-Neighbor! (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1934 Mixed Nuts (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1934 Babes in the Goods (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1934 The Cracked Ice Man (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1934 Oliver the Eighth (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1933 Sons of the Desert (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1933 Luncheon at Twelve (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1933 Dirty Work (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1933 Keg o' My Heart (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1933 Wild Poses (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1933 Midsummer Mush (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1933 Busy Bodies (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1933 Rhapsody in Brew (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1933 Crook's Tour (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1933 Bedtime Worries (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1933 Sherman Said It (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1933 The Midnight Patrol (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1933 Thundering Taxis (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1933 The Rummy (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1933 Arabian Tights (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1933 Mush and Milk (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1933 One Track Minds (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1933 The Devil's Brother (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (musical director - as Le Roy Shield)
 1933 His Silent Racket (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1933 Me and My Pal (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1933 The Kid from Borneo (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1933 The Bargain of the Century (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1933 Taxi Barons (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1933 Forgotten Babies (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1933 Maids a la Mode (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1933 Twice Two (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1933 Fallen Arches (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1933 Fish Hooky (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1933 Asleep in the Feet (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1933 Bring 'Em Back a Wife (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 Towed in a Hole (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 Mr. Bride (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 A Lad an' a Lamp (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 Sneak Easily (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 Taxi for Two (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 Now We'll Tell One (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 Birthday Blues (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 Their First Mistake (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 The Soilers (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 Girl Grief (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 Free Wheeling (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 Alum and Eve (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 Hot Spot (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 Pack Up Your Troubles (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 Scram! (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 Young Ironsides (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 Hook and Ladder (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 Show Business (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 What Price Taxi (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 County Hospital (Short) (composer: stock music - 1937 reissue, uncredited)
 1932 Wild Babies! (Short) (composer: stock music)
 1932 The Pooch (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 The Old Bull (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 First in War (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 The Chimp (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 Choo-Choo! (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 Strictly Unreliable (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 In Walked Charley (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 The Music Box (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 You're Telling Me (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 Spanky (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 Red Noses (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 The Nickel Nurser (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 Any Old Port! (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 The Knockout (Short) (composer: music cues - uncredited)
 1932 Free Eats (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 Sealskins (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 Readin' and Writin' (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1932 Helpmates (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1931 On the Loose (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1931 Hasty Marriage (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1931 Beau Hunks (Short) (composer: stock music - 1936 version, uncredited)
 1931 The Kick-Off! (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1931 War Mamas (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1931 What a Bozo! (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1931 One Good Turn (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1931 Mama Loves Papa (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1931 Shiver My Timbers (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1931 The Pajama Party (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1931 Come Clean (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1931 Skip the Maloo! (Short) (composer: music cues - uncredited)
 1931 Big Ears (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1931 Call a Cop! (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1931 Catch-As Catch-Can (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1931 Pardon Us (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1931 The Panic Is On (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1931 Let's Do Things (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1931 Fly My Kite (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited) / (musical director - uncredited)
 1931 One of the Smiths (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1931 Our Wife (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1931 Air-Tight (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1931 Bargain Day (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1931 Politiquerías (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1931 Rough Seas (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1931 Los calaveras (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1931 God's Gift to Women (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1931 Love Fever (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1931 Laughing Gravy (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1931 Little Daddy (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1931 The Pip from Pittsburg (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1931 High Gear (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1931 Chickens Come Home- (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1931 Love Business (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1931 Be Big! (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1931 Thundering Tenors (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1931 Helping Grandma (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited) / (musical director - uncredited)
 1930 High C's (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1930 Ladies Last (Short) (composer: music cues - uncredited)
 1930 School's Out (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1930 Looser Than Loose (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1930 Going Bye-Bye! (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1930 Bigger and Better (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1930 Doctor's Orders (Short) (composer: music cues - uncredited)
 1930 Fast Work (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1930 Brats (Short) (composer: stock music - 1937 version, uncredited)
 1930 Whispering Whoopee (Short) (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1930 Blotto (Short) (composer: stock music - 1937 version, uncredited)
 1929 Perfect Day (Short) (composer: stock music - 1936 reissue, uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Union Pacific Suite (1946) Roy Shield's Musical Transitions for Radio (1946) Tone poems: Gloucester, The Great Bell See more »

Alternate Names:

Le Roy Shield | LeRoy Shield | Roy Shield
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Trivia:

Shield's film music for the Hal Roach comedies has been reconstructed by the Amsterdam-based Beau Hunks orchestra, who released two CDs of Shield's work in 1994 and 1995 (KOCH Screen).

Star Sign:

Libra

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