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Egbert Van Alstyne (1882–1951)

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Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

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(age 69) in Chicago, Illinois, USA

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 2010 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Belle Femme (2010) ... (writer: "Pretty Baby" - uncredited)
 2008 The Edge of Love (writer: "Drifting and Dreaming")
 2004 Dean Martin: Encore (Video) (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree" - uncredited)
 2004 Moog (Documentary) (writer: "Beautiful Love")
 2004 Dean Martin: The One and Only (Video documentary) (music: "Pretty Baby" - uncredited)
 2001 Dean Martin: That's Amore (TV Movie) (music: "Pretty Baby")
 1997 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (music - 1 episode)
- Vaudeville (1997) ... (music: "Pretty Baby" - uncredited)
 1995 Father of the Bride Part II (music: "Pretty Baby")
 1990 Palabras de mujer (Short) (music: "Pretty Baby")
 1989 Crimes and Misdemeanors (music: "Beautiful Love" (1931))
 1988 Daffy Duck's Quackbusters (music: "Memories" - uncredited)
 1982 Bugs Bunny's 3rd Movie: 1001 Rabbit Tales (music: "Won't You Come Over to My House" - uncredited)
 1978 Pretty Baby (music: "Pretty Baby" - uncredited)
 1977 All You Need Is Love (TV Series documentary) (music - 1 episode)
- Always Chasing Rainbows: Tin Pan Alley (1977) ... (music: "In the Land of the Buffalo" - uncredited)
 1975 M*A*S*H (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Mail Call, Again (1975) ... (music: "I'm Afraid to Come Home in the Dark")
 1967 The Hollywood Palace (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.3 (1967) ... (writer: "Pretty Baby")
 1965 The Great Race (music: "It Looks Like a Big Night Tonight' - uncredited)
 1960 Horse Hare (Short) (music: "Cheyenne" - uncredited)
 1960 The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond (writer: "Your Eyes Have Told Me So" - uncredited)
 1959 Tweet Dreams (Short) (music: "Cheyenne")
 1959 The FBI Story (music: "Pretty Baby" - uncredited)
 1959 Wild and Woolly Hare (Short) (music: "Cheyenne" - uncredited)
 1959 A Mutt in a Rut (Short) (music: "Old Pal" - uncredited)
 1956 Cheyenne (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Law Man (1956) ... (writer: "It Looks To Me Like A Big Night Tonight")
 1955 One Froggy Evening (Short) (music: "Won't You Come Over to My House" - uncredited)
 1955 Tall Man Riding (music: "It Looks Like a Big Night Tonight")
 1954 Goo Goo Goliath (Short) (music: "Pretty Baby" - uncredited)
 1953 The Eddie Cantor Story (music: "Pretty Baby" - uncredited)
 1953 Punch Trunk (Short) (music: "Memories" - uncredited)
 1953 Cats A-Weigh! (Short) (music: "What's the Matter with Father" - uncredited)
 1953 So This Is Love (music: "Memories" - uncredited)
 1953 There Auto Be a Law (Short) (music: "Memories" - uncredited)
 1953 Titanic (music: "Oh, That Navajo Rag" (1911) - uncredited)
 1953 By the Light of the Silvery Moon (lyrics: "Your Eyes Have Told Me So" - uncredited) / (music: "What's the Matter with Father" - uncredited)
 1953 A Mouse Divided (Short) (music: "Pretty Baby" - uncredited)
 1953 The I Don't Care Girl (music: "Pretty Baby")
 1952 Oily Hare (Short) (music: "Cheyenne" - uncredited)
 1952 The Story of Will Rogers (music: "It Looks Like a Big Night Tonight", "Cheyenne" - uncredited)
 1952 Gift Wrapped (Short) (music: "Cheyenne" - uncredited)
 1951 Footlight Varieties (music: "Good-Night Ladies")
 1951 I'll See You in My Dreams (lyrics: "Your Eyes Have Told Me So" - uncredited) / (music: "Pretty Baby", "It Looks Like a Big Night Tonight", "Memories" - uncredited)
 1951 Drip-Along Daffy (Short) (music: "Cheyenne", "San Antonio" - uncredited)
 1951 A Bear for Punishment (Short) (music: "What's the Matter with Father" - uncredited)
 1951 Ballot Box Bunny (Short) (music: "It Looks Like a Big Night Tonight" - uncredited)
 1951 Leghorn Swoggled (Short) (music: "Cheyenne" - uncredited)
 1951 I'd Climb the Highest Mountain (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree")
 1950 Pretty Baby (music: "Pretty Baby" - uncredited)
 1950 What's Up Doc? (Short) (music: "What's the Matter with Father" - uncredited)
 1950 His Bitter Half (Short) (music: "What's the Matter with Father" - uncredited)
 1950 A Ticket to Tomahawk (music: "Cheyenne" - uncredited)
 1950 Strife with Father (Short) (music: "What's the Matter with Father" - uncredited)
 1950 Cheaper by the Dozen (music: "Memories" (1915) - uncredited)
 1950 The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady (music: "It Looks Like a Big Night Tonight", "Won't You Come Over to My House" - uncredited)
 1950 Chain Lightning (music: "Pretty Baby")
 1950 Young Man with a Horn (music: "Pretty Baby" - uncredited)
 1950 Home, Tweet Home (Short) (music: "Pretty Baby" - uncredited)
 1949 Bear Feat (Short) (music: "What's the Matter with Father" - uncredited)
 1949 Always Leave Them Laughing (lyrics: "Your Eyes Have Told Me So" - uncredited)
 1949 The Story of Seabiscuit (music: "What's the Matter with Father" - uncredited)
 1949 The House Across the Street (music: "Pretty Baby" - uncredited)
 1949 Jolson Sings Again (music: "Pretty Baby" - uncredited)
 1949 The Girl from Jones Beach (music: "Pretty Baby" - uncredited)
 1949 Look for the Silver Lining (music: "Back, Back, Back to Baltimore", "What's the Matter with Father", "San Antonio" - uncredited)
 1949 Bowery Bugs (Short) (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree" - uncredited)
 1949 The Stork Market (Short) (music: "Pretty Baby")
 1949 Vote for Huggett (music: "In The Shade Of The Old Apple Tree")
 1949 Chicken Every Sunday (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree" - uncredited)
 1948 So You Want to Be in Politics (Short) (music: "Cheyenne" - uncredited)
 1948 The Up-Standing Sitter (Short) (music: "Pretty Baby")
 1948 Bugs Bunny Rides Again (Short) (music: "Cheyenne", "Navajo" - uncredited)
 1948 April Showers (music: "Pretty Baby" - uncredited)
 1948 Sitting Pretty (music: "Pretty Baby" - uncredited)
 1948 My Girl Tisa (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree" - uncredited)
 1947 A Horsefly Fleas (Short) (music: "Cheyenne")
 1947 A Pest in the House (Short) (music: "It Looks Like a Big Night Tonight" - uncredited)
 1947 I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now (music: "Cheyenne" - uncredited)
 1947 Scent-imental Over You (Short) (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree")
 1947 Over the Santa Fe Trail (writer: "You're In Style When You're Wearing a Smile")
 1946 Fair and Worm-er (Short) (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree")
 1946 Bacall to Arms (Short) (music: "It Looks Like a Big Night Tonight")
 1946 Quentin Quail (Short) (music: "Pretty Baby")
 1946 Book Revue (Short) (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree" - uncredited)
 1945 The Stork Club (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree" (1905) - uncredited)
 1945 Nasty Quacks (Short) (music: "Pretty Baby" - uncredited)
 1945 The Dolly Sisters (music: "Cheyenne" - uncredited)
 1945 The Bashful Buzzard (Short) (music: "It Looks Like a Big Night Tonight" (1908) - uncredited)
 1945 Rhapsody in Blue (music: "Pretty Baby" - uncredited)
 1945 Ain't That Ducky (Short) (music: "Old Pal" - uncredited)
 1945 Hare Trigger (Short) (music: "Cheyenne" - uncredited)
 1945 Herr Meets Hare (Short) (music: "San Antonio" - uncredited)
 1944 The Old Grey Hare (Short) (music: "Memories" - uncredited)
 1944 Booby Hatched (Short) (music: "It Looks Like a Big Night Tonight")
 1944 The Weakly Reporter (Short) (music: "Memories" - uncredited)
 1944 Shine on Harvest Moon (music: "San Antonio" (1907), "It Looks Like a Big Night Tonight" (1908), "Pretty Baby" (1916), "What's the Matter with Father" (1910) - uncredited)
 1944 The Purple Heart (music: "Memories")
 1944 Broadway Rhythm (music: "Pretty Baby")
 1944 What's Cookin' Doc? (Short) (music: "It Looks Like a Big Night Tonight" - uncredited)
 1944 Sing a Jingle (music: "Beautiful Love")
 1943 Here Comes Elmer (lyrics: "Your Eyes Have Told Me So")
 1943 The Home Front (Short) (music: "What's the Matter with Father" - uncredited)
 1943 Falling Hare (Short) (music: "Memories" - uncredited)
 1943 Is Everybody Happy? (music: "Pretty Baby")
 1943 You're a Lucky Fellow, Mr. Smith (lyrics: "Your Eyes Have Told Me So" - uncredited)
 1943 Stormy Weather (music: "Memories" (1915) - uncredited)
 1943 Porky Pig's Feat (Short) (music: "Cheyenne" - uncredited)
 1943 Yankee Doodle Daffy (Short) (music: "Cheyenne" - uncredited)
 1943 Coney Island (music: "Pretty Baby")
 1943 Greetings Bait (Short) (music: "Memories")
 1943 Super-Rabbit (Short) (music: "Cheyenne" - uncredited)
 1943 Hello Frisco, Hello (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree" - uncredited)
 1943 Happy Times and Jolly Moments (Short) (music: "Pretty Baby" - uncredited)
 1942 For Me and My Gal (music: "What Are You Going to Do to Help the Boys?" (1918) - uncredited)
 1942 The Dover Boys at Pimento University or The Rivals of Roquefort Hall (Short) (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree")
 1942 Horton Hatches the Egg (Short) (music: "It Looks Like a Big Night Tonight" - uncredited)
 1942 Saps in Chaps (Short) (music: "Cheyenne")
 1942 Roxie Hart (music: "Pretty Baby")
 1942 Who's Who in the Zoo (Short) (music: "What's the Matter with Father" - uncredited)
 1942 Kings Row (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree" (1905) - uncredited)
 1941 Remember the Day (music: "Pretty Baby" - uncredited)
 1941 Those Good Old Days (Short) (music: "Memories" (1915) - uncredited)
 1941 The Wacky Worm (Short) (music: "It Looks Like a Big Night Tonight")
 1941 Blondie in Society (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree" (1905) - uncredited)
 1941 A Coy Decoy (Short) (music: "What's the Matter with Father", "Cheyenne" - uncredited)
 1941 Hollywood Steps Out (Short) (music: "Pretty Baby" (1916) - uncredited)
 1941 The Trial of Mr. Wolf (Short) (music: "The Little Old Church in the Valley" - uncredited)
 1941 The Flame of New Orleans (music: "What's the Matter with Father" (1910) - uncredited)
 1941 Toy Trouble (Short) (music: "It Looks Like a Big Night Tonight")
 1941 Goofy Groceries (Short) (music: "It Looks Like a Big Night Tonight", "Cheyenne" - uncredited)
 1941 The Crackpot Quail (Short) (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree" - uncredited)
 1941 The Strawberry Blonde (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree" (1905) - uncredited)
 1941 Elmer's Pet Rabbit (Short) (music: "Old Pal" - uncredited)
 1940 Shop Look & Listen (Short) (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree" - uncredited)
 1940 Of Fox and Hounds (Short) (music: "Old Pal" - uncredited)
 1940 Tin Pan Alley (music: "Pretty Baby" (1916) - uncredited)
 1940 Wacky Wildlife (Short) (music: "Cheyenne")
 1940 Malibu Beach Party (Short) (music: "Cheyenne" - uncredited)
 1940 Little Blabbermouse (Short) (music: "It Looks Like a Big Night Tonight" - uncredited)
 1940 Circus Today (Short) (music: "It Looks Like a Big Night Tonight", "Cheyenne", "San Antonio" - uncredited)
 1940 A Gander at Mother Goose (Short) (music: "Memories", "What's the Matter with Father", "Pretty Baby" - uncredited)
 1940 Sandy Is a Lady (music: "Pretty Baby")
 1940 King of the Lumberjacks (music: "It Looks Like a Big Night Tonight" (1908))
 1940 Slap Happy Pappy (Short) (music: "What's the Matter with Father" - uncredited)
 1940 The Bear's Tale (Short) (music: "What's the Matter with Father" (1910) - uncredited)
 1940 It All Came True (music: "Memories" (1915), "Pretty Baby" (1916) - uncredited)
 1940 Castle on the Hudson (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree" (1905) - uncredited)
 1939 Paramount Headline (A9-4): Here's Hal! (Short) (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree")
 1939/I Jeepers Creepers (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree")
 1939 Hollywood Cavalcade (music: "Memories" (1915))
 1939 On Your Toes (music: "Pretty Baby" - uncredited)
 1939 Detouring America (Short) (music: "San Antonio" - uncredited)
 1939 The Wizard of Oz (writer: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree" (1905) - uncredited)
 1939 Polar Pals (Short) (music: "Old Pal" - uncredited)
 1939 Thugs with Dirty Mugs (Short) (music: "It Looks Like a Big Night Tonight" - uncredited)
 1939 Rose of Washington Square (music: "Pretty Baby" - uncredited)
 1939 Nancy Drew... Reporter (music: "Pretty Baby" (1916) - uncredited)
 1939 Hamateur Night (Short) (music: "What's the Matter with Father", "It Looks Like a Big Night Tonight" - uncredited)
 1939 A Small Town Idol (Short) (music: "Memories" - uncredited)
 1938 Cinderella Meets Fella (Short) (music: "Cheyenne" (1906) - uncredited)
 1938 The Night Watchman (Short) (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree" (1905) - uncredited)
 1938 Orrin Tucker and His Orchestra (Short) (music: "Drifting and Dreaming (Sweet Paradise)")
 1938 The Sisters (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree" - uncredited)
 1938 Wholly Smoke (Short) (music: "The Little Old Church in the Valley" - uncredited)
 1938 Love and Curses (Short) (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree" - uncredited)
 1938 The Prisoner of Swing (Short) (music: "Pretty Baby" - uncredited)
 1938 Porky the Fireman (Short) (music: "It Looks Like a Big Night Tonight" - uncredited)
 1938 Now That Summer Is Gone (Short) (music: "What's the Matter with Father" - uncredited)
 1938 Porky's Hare Hunt (Short) (music: "What's the Matter with Father", "Old Pal" - uncredited)
 1938 Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Crawford (Short) (music: "Memories")
 1938 Porky's Phoney Express (Short) (music: "Cheyenne", "San Antonio" - uncredited)
 1938 Self Control (Short) (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree")
 1938 Porky at the Crocadero (Short) (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree" - uncredited)
 1937 September in the Rain (Short) (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree" - uncredited)
 1937 Porky's Garden (Short) (music: "Pretty Baby", "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree" - uncredited)
 1937 Speaking of the Weather (Short) (music: "Cheyenne" - uncredited)
 1937 Ain't We Got Fun (Short) (music: "Memories" - uncredited)
 1937 Way Out West (music: "Cheyenne" (1906) - uncredited)
 1937 Git Along Little Dogies (music: "Good Night Ladies" (1911) - uncredited)
 1936 Don't Look Now (Short) (music: "Pretty Baby" - uncredited)
 1936 Milk and Money (Short) (music: "Pretty Baby", "Memories" - uncredited)
 1936 Sing Me a Love Song (lyrics: "Your Eyes Have Told Me So" (1936) - uncredited)
 1936 Porky in the North Woods (Short) (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree")
 1936 The Plot Thickens (music: "Pretty Baby")
 1936 The Village Smithy (Short) (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree")
 1936 The CooCoo Nut Grove (Short) (music: "What's the Matter with Father" (1910) - uncredited)
 1936 Boulevardier from the Bronx (Short) (music: "It Looks Like a Big Night Tonight" (1908) - uncredited)
 1936 Bengal Tiger (music: "It Looks Like a Big Night Tonight" - uncredited)
 1936 The Early Bird and the Worm (Short) (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree")
 1936 King of Burlesque (music: "Pretty Baby" (1916) - uncredited)
 1935 Camera Hunting (Documentary short) (music: "Old Pal" - uncredited)
 1935 Here Comes the Band (music: "Memories" (1915) - uncredited)
 1935 All-Star Vaudeville (Short) (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree" - uncredited)
 1935 Ruggles of Red Gap (music: "Cheyenne", "Pretty Baby" - uncredited)
 1935 Reg'lar Kids (Short) (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree" - uncredited)
 1934 Bandits and Ballads (Short) (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree")
 1934 So You Won't T-T-T-Talk (Short) (music: "Pretty Baby" - uncredited)
 1934 Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree" (1905) - uncredited)
 1934 The Camera Speaks (Short) (music: "Memories" - uncredited)
 1934 Manhattan Melodrama (music: "What's the Matter With Father" (1910) - uncredited)
 1934 Those Were Wonderful Days (Short) (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree" - uncredited)
 1934 Very Close Veins (Short) (music: "What's the Matter with Father" - uncredited)
 1934 As the Earth Turns (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree" (1905) - uncredited)
 1934 A Penny a Peep (Short) (music: "Navajo" - uncredited)
 1934 Movie Memories (Documentary short) (music: "Memories" - uncredited)
 1933 The House on 56th Street (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree" (1905) - uncredited)
 1933 Buddy's Day Out (Short) (music: "Pretty Baby" - uncredited)
 1933 Movie Memories (Short) (music: "Memories" - uncredited)
 1932 Bosko and Honey (Short) (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree")
 1932 Frisco Jenny (music: "It Looks Like a Big Night Tonight" - uncredited)
 1932 Bosko's Dizzy Date (Short) (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree")
 1932 The Nickelette (Short) (music: "Memories" - uncredited)
 1932 Life Begins (music: "Pretty Baby" (1916) - uncredited)
 1932 I Love a Parade (Short) (music: "Pretty Baby")
 1932 Freddy the Freshman (Short) (music: "It Looks Like a Big Night Tonight" - uncredited)
 1932 Movie Album Featurettes (Short) (writer: "Memories" - uncredited)
 1931 Old Lace (Short) (music: "Pretty Baby")
 1931 The Movie Album (Documentary short) (music: "Memories")
 1931 Suicide Fleet (music: "Pretty Baby" (1916) - uncredited)
 1931 Thrills of Yesterday (Short) (music: "Memories" - uncredited)
 1930 The Truth About Youth (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree" (1905) - uncredited)
 1930 The Picnic (Short) (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree")
 1930 With Byrd at the South Pole (Documentary) (music: "Pretty Baby" - uncredited)
 1930 I'm Afraid to Come Home in the Dark (Short) (music: "I'm Afraid to Come Home in the Dark")
 1930 In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree (Short) (music: "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree")
 1929 Ben Pollack and His Park Central Orchestra (Short) (music: "Memories" - uncredited)
 1929 After the Round-Up (Short) (music: "Cheyenne", "San Antonio" - uncredited)
 1928 The Singing Fool (music: "It Looks Like a Big Night Tonight" - uncredited)
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Stage Play: Tom, Dick and Harry. Musical comedy. Book by Aaron Hoffman and Harry Williams. Lyrics by Aaron Hoffman and Harry Williams. Music by Egbert Van Alstyne. Musical Director: Melville Brown. Featuring songs by Max S. Witte. Featuring songs with lyrics by George Broadhurst. Musical numbers staged by Gertrude Hoffman. Directed by A.H.... See more »
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