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Harry Tierney (I) (1890–1965)

Harry Tierney was born on May 21, 1890 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, USA. He died on March 22, 1965 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 2010 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Anastasia (2010) ... (music: "Alice Blue Gown" - uncredited)
 2008 The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond (writer: "Alice Blue Gown")
 2008 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1920s: The Dawn of the Hollywood Musical (Video documentary) (music: "You're Always in My Arms", "Life Is a Card Game", "Dixiana", "Mr. and Mrs. Sippi", "Whistling the Blues Away" - uncredited)
 2003 Agatha Christie: Poirot (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Five Little Pigs (2003) ... (music: "Alice Blue Gown" - uncredited)
 2001 The Cat's Meow (writer: " (In My Sweet Little) Alice Blue Gown" (1919) - as Henry Tierney)
 1997 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (music - 1 episode)
- Vaudeville (1997) ... (music: "M-I-S-S-I-S-S-I-P-P-I" - uncredited)
 1993 Mulberry (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- A Musical Evening (1993) ... (music: "Alice Blue Gown")
 1991 Paradise (writer: "ALICE BLUE GOWN")
 1990 Alice (writer: "Alice Blue Gown" (1919))
 1981 The 35th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Irene")
 1975 All Creatures Great and Small (TV Movie) (writer: "Alice Blue Gown" - uncredited)
 1974 The Great Gatsby (writer: "Alice Blue Gown")
 1965 The Lawrence Welk Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Songs of the Sun and Moon (1965) ... (music: "Alice Blue Gown" - uncredited)
 1959 Country Style, U.S.A. (TV Series short) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.5 (1959) ... (music: "M-I-S-S-I-S-S-I-P-P-I")
 1958 Jazzgossen (writer: "I min blommiga blĂ„ krinolin (In My Sweet Little Alice Blue Gown)")
 1957 The Spirit of St. Louis (music: "Rio Rita" - uncredited)
 1945 Rhapsody in Blue (music: "Cleopatra" - uncredited)
 1942 Broadway (music: "M-I-S-S-I-S-S-I-P-P-I" - uncredited)
 1942 Rio Rita (music: "Rio Rita" (1927), "The Ranger's Song" (1927))
 1940 Irene (lyrics: "Castle of Dreams" (1940), "You've Got Me Out on a Limb" (1940), "Alice Blue Gown" (1940), "Irene" (1940), "Worthy of You" (1940), "Something in the Air" (1940), "Sweet Vermosa Brown" (1940) - uncredited) / (music: "Castle of Dreams" (1940), "You've Got Me Out on a Limb" (1940), "Alice Blue Gown" (1940), "Irene" (1940), "Worthy of You" (1940), "Something in the Air" (1940), "Sweet Vermosa Brown" (1940) - uncredited)
 1936 The Great Ziegfeld (music: "Rio Rita" (1927), "Someone Loves You After All" (1923) - uncredited)
 1932 Come on Danger! (music: "The Ranger's Song (We're All Pals Together)" (1927))
 1932 Beyond the Rockies (music: "The Ranger's Song (We're All Pals Together)" (1927))
 1931 Cracked Nuts (music: "Dance" (1931) - uncredited)
 1930 Half Shot at Sunrise (music: "WHISTLING THE BLUES AWAY" (1930), "NOTHING BUT LOVE" (1930) - uncredited)
 1930 Dixiana (music: "Dixiana" (1930) uncredited - 1930, 1930, 1930, 1930, 1930, , "Here's to the Old Days", "My One Ambition Is You", "A Lady Loved a Soldier" , "Guiding Star", "A Tear, a Kiss, a Smile", "Mr. and Mrs. Sippi"), uncredited)
 1930 Lovin' the Ladies (music: "You're Always in My Arms" (1929) - uncredited)
 1929 The Vagabond Lover (music: "Sweetheart, We Need Each Other" (1929) - uncredited)
 1929 Rio Rita (music: "Jumping Bean" (1927), "The Kinkajou" (1927), "Sweethearts" (1927), "River Song" (1927), "Rio Rita" (1927), "Siesta Time" (1927), "Espanola" (1927), "Are You There" (1927), "The Rangers' Song" (1927), "You're Always in My Arms" (1927), "The Spanish Shawl" (1927), "If You're in Love You'll Waltz" (1927), "Out on the Loose" (1927), "Poor Fool" (1927), "Over the Boundary Line" (1927), "Sweetheart, We Need Each Other" (1927), "Following the Sun Around" (1927), "Long Before You Came" (1927) - uncredited)
 1928 Frances White (Short) (music: "M-I-S-S-I-S-S-I-P-P-I" - uncredited)
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Stage Play: The Passing Show of 1917. Musical revue. Book by Harold Atteridge. Music by Sigmund Romberg and Otto Motzan. Lyrics by Harold Atteridge. Musical Director: Oscar Radin. Additional music by Clifton Crawford, Benjamin Hapgood Burt, Ted Snyder, Burton Green and Harry Tierney. Additional lyrics by Clifton Crawford, Joe Young, Sam M.... See more »

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American songwriter and concert pianist. Often worked in collaboration with lyricist Joseph McCarthy. His biggest hit musical on Broadway was "Irene" in 1919. Other successes included "Dixiana", "Rio Rita" and "Kid Boots", all of which were eventually filmed in Hollywood. See more »

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