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Harry von Tilzer (1872–1946)

Harry von Tilzer was born on July 8, 1872 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Harry Gummbinsky. He died on January 10, 1946 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 2012 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Resolution (2012) ... (writer: "In Old King Tutankhamen's Day" (1922))
 2010 You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (writer: "When My Baby Smiles At Me")
 2009 Jekyll & Canada (Video) (writer: "Ragtime Goblin Man")
 2009 Midsomer Murders (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Small Mercies (2009) ... (music: "And The Green Grass Grows All Around")
 2007 The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (writer: "A Bird in a Gilded Cage")
 2002 Unconditional Love (writer: "I Want a Girl (Just Like the Girl That Married Dear Old Dad)")
 2002 Mrs Caldicot's Cabbage War (writer: "DOWN AT THE OLD BULL & BUSH" - as Harry Von Tilzer)
 1999 Sing and Dance with Barney (Video) (music: "And the Green Grass Grows All Around" - uncredited)
 1996 Ruth Orkin: Frames of Life (Documentary short) (music: "A Bird in a Gilded Cage")
 1995 Matlock (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Scam (1995) ... (music: "Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie" - uncredited)
 1994 Barney Live! In New York City (Video) (music: "And the Green Grass Grows All Around" - uncredited)
 1992 Barney & Friends (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Treasure of Rainbow Beard (1992) ... (music: "And the Green Grass Grows All Around" - uncredited)
 1992 Sharon, Lois & Bram Sing A to Z (Video) ("The Cubanola Glide")
 1989 Cheers (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Stork Brings a Crane (1989) ... (music: "Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie" - uncredited)
 1989 New York Stories (writer: "I Want A Girl (Just Like The Girl That Married Dear Old Dad)" - as Harry Von Tilzer)
 1987 DuckTales (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Time Teasers (1987) ... (Just like the Girl That Married Dear Old Dad", (music: "I Want a Girl)
 1986 Zoobilee Zoo (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Vaudeville Star (1986) ... (music: "A Bird in a Gilded Cage")
 1982 Before the Nickelodeon: The Cinema of Edwin S. Porter (Documentary) (writer: "A Bird in a Gilded Cage" (©1900))
 1979 Mork & Mindy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mork vs. the Necrotons: Part 2 (1979) ... (writer: "Bird in a Guilded Cage")
 1979 Thomas and Sarah (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The New Rich (1979) ... (music: "A Bird in a Gilded Cage" - uncredited)
 1979 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- Roger Miller (1979) ... (music: "Down at the Old Bull and Bush" - uncredited)
- Sylvester Stallone (1979) ... (music: "A Bird in a Gilded Cage" - uncredited)
  All You Need Is Love (TV Series documentary) (music - 1 episode, 1977) (performer - 1 episode, 1977)
- Always Chasing Rainbows: Tin Pan Alley (1977) ... (music: "What You Goin' to Do When the Rent Comes 'Round? (Rufus Rastus Johnson Brown)", "A Bird in a Gilded Cage", "Just Around the Corner" - uncredited) / (performer: "What You Goin' to Do When the Rent Comes 'Round? (Rufus Rastus Johnson Brown)", "A Bird in a Gilded Cage", "Just Around the Corner" - uncredited)
 1976 The George Burns Special (TV Special) (writer: "Don't Take Me Home")
 1976 Great Performances (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ah, Wilderness! (1976) ... (writer: "Wait 'Till the Sun Shines, Nellie" (as "Wait 'Til The Sun Shines, Nellie"))
 1974 Upstairs, Downstairs (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- If You Were the Only Girl in the World (1974) ... (music: "I Want a Girl Just Like the Girl That Married Dear Old Dad!" - uncredited)
 1968 Star! (music: "Down at the Old Bull and Bush" - uncredited)
 1967 Adam Adamant Lives! (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Wish You Were Here (1967) ... (music: "A Bird in a Gilded Cage" - uncredited)
 1966 The Wrong Box (music: "A Bird in a Gilded Cage" (1900) - uncredited)
 1965 The Lawrence Welk Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Songs of the Sun and Moon (1965) ... (Just Like the Girl That Married Dear Old Dad", (music: "I Want a Girl, uncredited)
  The Jack Benny Program (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1963) (music - 1 episode, 1962)
- The Peter Lorre/Joanie Sommers Show (1963) ... (writer: "I Want A Girl (Just Like The Girl That Murdered Dear Old Dad)" - uncredited)
- The Bob Hope Show (1962) ... (music: "I Want A Girl Just Like The Girl That Married Dear Old Dad" - uncredited)
 1962 The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Fraternity Pin (1962) ... (music: "I Want a Girl (Just Like the Girl That Married Dear Old Dad)" - uncredited)
 1960 Blitz on Britain (Documentary) (music: "The Old Bull and Bush" - uncredited)
 1959 Ozark Jubilee (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 15 December 1959 (1959) ... (music: "Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie" - uncredited)
 1958 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- St. Vincent's Frolics (1958) ... (music: "A Bird In A Gilded Cage")
 1957 The Way to the Gold (music: "In the Sweet Bye and Bye" - uncredited)
 1956 You Bet Your Life (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.31 (1956) ... (music: "I Want A Girl (Just Like The Girl That Married Dear Old Dad)")
 1956 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #8.23 (1956) ... (music: "A Bird In A Gilded Cage" - uncredited)
 1954 The Liberace Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Great Ladies in Theatre Tribute (1954) ... (writer: "A Bird in a Gilded Cage")
 1953 The Ford 50th Anniversary Show (TV Movie) (music: "Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie")
 1952 Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie ("Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie")
 1951 I'd Climb the Highest Mountain (music: "In the Sweet Bye and Bye")
 1950 Wabash Avenue (music: "I REMEMBER YOU" - uncredited)
 1950 Father Is a Bachelor (music: "Wait 'Til the Sun Shines Nellie" - uncredited)
 1949 The Ed Wynn Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.12 (1949) ... (writer: "A Bird in a Gilded Cage")
 1949 In the Good Old Summertime (music: "Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie" - uncredited)
 1948 The Babe Ruth Story (music: "Wait Till The Sun Shines Nellie" (1905))
 1948 The Time of Your Life (music: "Wait 'Till the Sun Shines, Nellie" (1905) - uncredited)
 1948 It's a Pity (Short) (music: "Just Around the Corner")
 1947 My Wild Irish Rose (music: "Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie" (1905) - uncredited)
 1947 I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now (music: "In the Sweet Bye and Bye", "Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie" - uncredited)
 1946 The Jolson Story (music: "I Want a Girl (Just Like the Girl That Married Dear Old Dad)" - uncredited)
 1945 Dakota (writer: "Coax Me")
 1945 Her Highness and the Bellboy (music: "Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie" - uncredited)
 1945 The Naughty Nineties (music: "On a Sunday Afternoon" (1902) - uncredited) / (writer: "I'd Leave My Happy Home for You", "Nora Malone" - uncredited)
 1945 Flame of Barbary Coast (music: "Cubanola Glide" - uncredited)
 1945 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (music: "I Want a Girl (Just Like the Girl That Married Dear Old Dad)" (1911) - uncredited)
 1944 Meet Me in St. Louis (music: "Down at the Old Bull and Bush" (1903) - uncredited)
 1944 Bowery to Broadway (lyrics: "Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie") / (music: "Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie")
 1944 Atlantic City (writer: "ON A SUNDAY AFTERNOON")
 1944 Make Your Own Bed (music: "A Bird in a Gilded Cage" (1900) - uncredited)
 1944 Show Business (music: "I Want a Girl (Just Like the Girl That Married Dear Old Dad)" (1911) - uncredited)
 1943 Guadalcanal Diary (music: "I Want a Girl (Just Like the Girl That Married Dear Old Dad)" - uncredited)
 1943 Above Suspicion (music: "A Bird in a Gilded Cage" (1900) - uncredited)
 1943 Hello Frisco, Hello (music: "A Bird in a Gilded Cage", "They Always Pick on Me" - uncredited)
 1943 Forever and a Day (writer: "Down at the Old Bull and Bush" - uncredited)
 1941 Birth of the Blues (music: "Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie" - uncredited)
 1941 Tobacco Road (music: "In the Sweet Bye and Bye")
 1941 The Strawberry Blonde (music: "Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie" (1905) - uncredited)
 1940 Kitty Foyle (music: "I Want a Girl (Just Like the Girl That Married Dear Old Dad)" (1911) - uncredited)
 1940 Tin Pan Alley (music: "I Want a Girl (Just Like the Girl That Married Dear Old Dad)")
 1940 Wyoming (music: "A Bird in a Gilded Cage" (1900) - uncredited)
 1940 Music in My Heart (music: "A Bird in a Gilded Cage" (1900) - uncredited)
 1939 Broadway Serenade (music: "What You Goin' to Do When the Rent Comes 'Round? (Rufus Rastus Johnson Brown)" (1905) - uncredited)
 1939 The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (writer: "Take Me Back to New York Town" - uncredited)
 1938 Valley of the Giants (music: "A Bird in a Gilded Cage" (1900) - uncredited)
 1936 San Francisco (music: "Rufus Rastus Johnson Brown" - uncredited)
 1935 The Passing of the Third Floor Back (writer: "Down at The Old Bull and Bush" - uncredited)
 1934 Say It with Flowers (music: "Down at the Old Bull and Bush" - uncredited)
 1934 Sweet Adeline (music: "I'd Leave Ma Happy Home For You" (1899) - uncredited)
 1934 I Sell Anything (music: "A Bird in a Gilded Cage" (1900) - uncredited)
 1934 Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (music: "Wait 'Till the Sun Shines, Nellie" (1905) - uncredited)
 1934 Derby Decade (Short) (music: "A Bird in a Gilded Cage")
 1934 Very Close Veins (Short) (music: "I Want a Girl (Just Like the Girl That Married Dear Old Dad)")
 1934 Jimmy the Gent (music: "Down Where the Cotton Blossoms Grow" (1901) - uncredited)
 1934 Wharf Angel (music: "Under the Yum Yum Tree" - uncredited)
 1933 One Sunday Afternoon (music: "On a Sunday Afternoon" (1902) - uncredited)
 1933 Glad Rags to Riches (Short) (writer: "A Bird in a Gilded Cage" - uncredited)
 1933 Cavalcade (music: "A Bird in a Gilded Cage" (1900) - uncredited)
 1933 Rambling 'Round Radio Row #5 (Short) (music: "And the Green Grass Grew All Around" - uncredited)
 1932 Rockabye (music: "A Bird in a Gilded Cage" (1900) - uncredited)
 1932 The Rich Are Always with Us (music: "A Bird in a Gilded Cage" (1900) - uncredited)
 1932 Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie (Short) (music: "WAIT TILL THE SUN SHINES, NELLIE")
 1931 Old Lace (Short) (music: "A Bird in a Gilded Cage")
 1931 Platinum Blonde (music: "A Bird in a Gilded Cage" (1900) - uncredited)
 1931 Politics (music: "A Bird in a Gilded Cage" (1900) - uncredited)
 1931 And the Green Grass Grew All Around (Short) (music: "And the Green Grass Grew All Around")
 1930 On a Sunday Afternoon (Short) (music: "On a Sunday Afternoon")
 1930 Mariutch (Short) (music: "Mariutch Down at Coney Island" (aka "Mariutch Dance Da Hootch-A-Ma-Kootch") - uncredited)
 1930 23 -- Skidoo (Short) (music: "On a Sunday Afternoon", "A Bird in a Gilded Cage" - uncredited)
 1930 Men Without Women (music: "A Bird in a Gilded Cage" (1900) - uncredited)
 1929 Frozen Justice (music: "A Bird in a Gilded Cage")
 1928 The Trail of '98 (music: "A Bird in a Gilded Cage" (1899) - uncredited)
 1907 Down by the Old Bull and Bush (Short) (music: "Down at the Old Bull and Bush")
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A Jolly Baron (1905). Musical/fantasy. See more »
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He and brother Albert were inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970. See more »

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Cancer

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