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Richard A. Whiting (1891–1938)

Richard A. Whiting was born in Peoria Illinois to a very musical family. After attending Harvard Military Academy Whiting went on to have a long song writing career. In the teens and early 20's Whiting wrote such hits as "Ain't We Got Fun?," "Till We Meet Again," "The Japanese Sandman," "Sleepy Time Gal," and "She's Funny That Way." Whiting's ... See full bio »

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Amélie Soundtrack
The Cider House Rules
Rain Man
Rain Man Soundtrack
The Godfather: Part III


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 2016 Rules Don't Apply (writer: "Hooray For Hollywood")
 2016 Café Society (writer: "Too Marvelous for Words")
 2016/I Race (writer: "Bimini Bay" - as Richard Whiting)
 2011/I Margaret (writer: "On the Good Ship Lollipop")
 2011 The Theatre Bizarre (music: "Ain't We Got Fun?")
 2010 Beginners (music: "Breezin' Along with the Breeze")
 2010 Tournée (writer: "On the Good Ship Lollipop")
 2009 Nativity! (writer: "Hooray for Hollywood" - as Richard Whiting)
 2009 The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day (writer: "Till We Meet Again")
 2009 The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (writer: "Japanese Sandman" - as Richard Whiting)
 2008 Yes Man (writer: "Yes To You" - as Richard Whiting)
 2008 Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (writer: "Ain't We Got Fun")
 2007 Mama's Boy (writer: "Too Marvelous for Words")
 2007 Shrek the Third (writer: "On the Good Ship Lollipop" - as Richard Whiting)
 2006 For Your Consideration (writer: "Hooray for Hollywood")
 2006 A Good Year (writer: "Breezin' Along with the Breeze" - as Richard Whiting)
 2006 Ira & Abby (music: "Ain't We Got Fun?")
 2005 Happy Endings (music: "Ain't We Got Fun")
 2004 Ma vie en cinémascope (writer: "Hooray for Hollywood")
 2004 Proud (lyrics: "She's Funny That Way" - uncredited)
 2004 Knots (music: "Ain't We Got Fun")
 2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (writer: "Hooray For Hollywood")
 2002 Hollywood Ending (music: "Hooray for Hollywood" (1937) - as Richard Whiting)
 2002 Femme Fatale (music: "My Ideal" (1930))
 2001 The Cat's Meow (music: "Ain't We Got Fun" (1921) - as Richard Whiting)
 2001 Amélie (writer: "Guilty")
 2000 What Women Want (writer: "Too Marvelous For Words")
 2000 Pollock (writer: "He's Funny That Way")
 2000 The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (writer: "Hooray for Hollywood" - as Richard Whiting)
 1999 Angela's Ashes (writer: "Louise")
 1999 The Cider House Rules (music: "Ukulele Lady") / (writer: "My Ideal", "All I Want Is Just One Girl")
 1999 Twin Falls Idaho (writer: "When Did You Leave Heaven")
 1998 Beefcake (writer: "Hooray for Hollywood" - as R. Whiting)
 1997 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (writer: "Too Marvelous For Words")
 1997 Deconstructing Harry (lyrics: "She's Funny That Way" (1928) - as Richard Whiting)
 1997 Inventing the Abbotts (writer: "On the Good Ship Lollipop")
 1996 The English Patient (music: "The Japanese Sandman" (1920) - uncredited)
 1996 Everyone Says I Love You (writer: "Louise" (1929) - as Richard Whiting)
 1995 The Crossing Guard (writer: "Good Ship Lollipop")
 1995 Clueless ("MISS BROWN TO YOU")
 1994 Radioland Murders (writer: "Love is on the Air Tonight")
 1993 A Home of Our Own (writer: "Beyond The Blue Horizon")
 1992 Cool World ("My Ideal")
 1991 Stepping Out ("Beyond the Blue Horizon")
 1991 Dutch (writer: "Beyond The Blue Horizon")
 1991 Born to Ride (writer: "TOO MARVELOUS FOR WORDS")
 1990 Alice (writer: "Breezin' Along with the Breeze" (1926))
 1990 The Godfather: Part III (writer: "BEYOND THE BLUE HORIZON")
 1990 The Two Jakes (music: "My Ideal" - uncredited)
 1989 Major League ("Beyond the Blue Horizon")
 1988 Rain Man (music: "Beyond the Blue Horizon" (1930))
 1988 Monkey Shines (writer: "Ain't We Got Fun" - as Richard Whitting)
 1987 September ("My Ideal")
 1987 Rock Odyssey (writer: "Till We Meet Again")
 1986 Heat (writer: "Ain't We Got Fun")
 1986 Haunted Honeymoon (as Richard Whiting, "Always in All Ways")
 1986 Sweet Liberty (music: "Hooray for Hollywood" - uncredited)
 1985 Maxie (music: "Hooray for Hollywood" - uncredited)
 1985 The Passing (writer: "Till We Meet Again") / (writer: "Why, Dear? - Medley Fox Trot" - as Whiting)
 1984 Racing with the Moon (as R.A. Whitting, "Beyond The Blue Horizon", "My Ideal")
 1983 Zelig (music: "Ain't We Got Fun" (1921) - as Richard Whiting)
 1983 Twilight Zone: The Movie (music: "Ain't We Got Fun" - uncredited)
 1981 The Looney, Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie (music: "Hooray for Hollywood" - uncredited)
 1981 History of the World: Part I (music: "Hooray for Hollywood" - uncredited)
 1980 The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu (writer: "On The Good Ship Lollipop" - uncredited)
 1980 The Ninth Configuration (music: "Till We Meet Again")
 1978 Sextette (writer: "Hooray for Hollywood")
 1977 The Last Remake of Beau Geste (music: "Hooray for Hollywood" - uncredited)
 1976 Foxtrot (writer: "Louise" - as Whiting)
 1974 Murder on the Orient Express (music: "On the Good Ship Lollipop" - uncredited)
 1974 Harry and Tonto (music: "Louise", "Hooray for Hollywood" - uncredited)
 1974 California Split (music: "You're an Old Smoothie" - uncredited)
 1974 Conrack (music: "On the Good Ship Lollipop" - uncredited)
 1974 The Great Gatsby (writer: "Ain't We Got Fun?")
 1973 The Laughing Policeman (music: "Ain't We Got Fun" - uncredited)
 1973 Sleeper (music: "Till We Meet Again" (1918) - uncredited)
 1973 Dillinger (music: "Honey", "Beyond the Blue Horizon" - uncredited)
 1973 Paper Moon (music: "One Hour with You" (1932) - uncredited)
 1973 The Long Goodbye (music: "Hooray for Hollywood" - uncredited)
 1973 Save the Tiger (music: "Louise" - uncredited)
 1971 Made for Each Other (music: "On the Good Ship Lollipop" - uncredited)
 1970 Alex in Wonderland (writer: "Hooray for Hollywood")
 1970 Where's Poppa? (music: "Louise" (1929) - uncredited)
 1970 Myra Breckinridge (music: "On the Good Ship Lollipop" - uncredited)
 1969 They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (music: "The Japanese Sandman" (1920), "Till We Meet Again" (1918) - uncredited)
 1969 Age of Consent (music: "Guilty" - uncredited)
 1967 Thoroughly Modern Millie (music: "The Japanese Sandman" - uncredited)
 1966 The Sand Pebbles (music: "Sleepy Time Gal" - uncredited)
 1965 Inside Daisy Clover (music: "Hooray for Hollywood" - uncredited)
 1964 Swingers' Paradise (music: "On the Good Ship Lollipop")
 1962 Tender Is the Night (music: "Honey" - uncredited)
 1961 Susan Slade (music: "Too Marvellous for Words" - uncredited)
 1960 Pepe (music: "Hooray for Hollywood")
 1960 The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond (writer: "The Japanese Sandman" - uncredited)
 1959 The Young Philadelphians (music: "Too Marvelous for Words" - uncredited)
 1958 Auntie Mame (music: "Till We Meet Again" (1918) - uncredited)
 1958 Onionhead (music: "Too Marvelous for Words" - uncredited)
 1958 Violent Road ("Breezing Along With The Breeze")
 1958 Too Much, Too Soon (music: "The Japanese Sandman" - uncredited)
 1958 Darby's Rangers (music: "Too Marvelous for Words" - uncredited)
 1957 The Helen Morgan Story (writer: "Breezin' Along with the Breeze" - uncredited)
 1956 The Leather Saint (lyrics: "Beyond You") / (music: "Beyond You")
 1955 Illegal (music: "Too Marvelous for Words" - uncredited)
 1955 Pete Kelly's Blues (writer: "Breezin' Along With the Breeze" - uncredited)
 1955 East of Eden (music: "Ain't We Got Fun" (1921) - uncredited)
 1954 The Country Girl (music: "Louise" - uncredited)
 1954 Sabrina (music: "My Ideal" - uncredited)
 1953 The Long, Long Trailer (writer: "Breezin' Along With the Breeze")
 1953 The Eddie Cantor Story (music: "I Love to Spend Each Sunday with You" - uncredited)
 1953 Three Sailors and a Girl (music: "The Japanese Sandman" - uncredited)
 1953 South Sea Woman (music: "The Japanese Sandman" - uncredited)
 1953 Remains to Be Seen (music: "Too Marvelous for Words" - uncredited)
 1953 By the Light of the Silvery Moon (music: "Ain't We Got Fun" - uncredited)
 1953 She's Back on Broadway (music: "Too Marvelous for Words" - uncredited)
 1952 The Jazz Singer (music: "Breezin' Along With the Breeze" - uncredited)
 1952 Come Back, Little Sheba (music: "Louise" - uncredited)
 1952 The Snows of Kilimanjaro (music: "Ain't we got Fun" - uncredited)
 1952 Rainbow 'Round My Shoulders (writer: "She's Funny That Way")
 1952 She's Working Her Way Through College (music: "We're Working Our Way Through College" - uncredited)
 1952 The Winning Team (music: "Ain't We Got Fun" - uncredited)
 1952 Belles on Their Toes (music: "The Japanese Sandman")
 1952 The Pride of St. Louis (music: "Honey" - uncredited)
 1952 Meet Danny Wilson (lyrics: "She's Funny That Way" - uncredited)
 1952 The Big Trees (music: "It's Tulip Time in Holland" - uncredited)
 1951 Starlift (music: "Hooray for Hollywood" - uncredited)
 1951 I'll See You in My Dreams (music: "Ukulele Lady", "Ain't We Got Fun" - uncredited)
 1951 The Stooge (music: "Louise" - uncredited)
 1951 A Streetcar Named Desire (music: "The Japanese Sandman" - uncredited)
 1951 Sunny Side of the Street (music: "Too Marvelous for Words")
 1951 Painting the Clouds with Sunshine (music: "Hooray for Hollywood" - uncredited)
 1951 On Moonlight Bay (music: "Till We Meet Again", "Ain't We Got Fun" - uncredited)
 1951 Strangers on a Train (music: "Ain't We Got Fun" (1921) - uncredited)
 1950 The Jackpot (music: "Ain't We Got Fun")
 1950 The Big Hangover (music: "Sleepy Time Gal" - uncredited)
 1950 The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady (music: "It's Tulip Time in Holland" - uncredited)
 1950 Young Man with a Horn (music: "Too Marvelous for Words", "The Japanese Sandman" - uncredited)
 1949 Adam's Rib (music: "Sleepy Time Gal' - uncredited)
 1949 Everybody Does It (music: "Beyond the Blue Horizon" - uncredited)
 1949 Thieves' Highway (writer: "Honey" - uncredited)
 1949 Task Force (music: "Breezin' Along With the Breeze" - uncredited)
 1949 It's a Great Feeling (music: "Hooray for Hollywood" - uncredited)
 1949 House of Strangers (music: "Honey" - uncredited)
 1949 You're My Everything (music: "On the Good Ship Lollipop", "Ain't We Got Fun" - uncredited)
 1949 Look for the Silver Lining (music: "It's Tulip Time in Holland" - uncredited)
 1949 Flamingo Road (music: "Ain't We Got Fun" - uncredited)
 1949 My Dream Is Yours (music: "Hooray for Hollywood")
 1949 A Letter to Three Wives (music: "Honey (I'm in Love With You)" - uncredited)
 1948 When My Baby Smiles at Me (music: "Ain't We Got Fun")
 1948 Apartment for Peggy (music: "Honey" - uncredited)
 1948 Sorry, Wrong Number (music: "My Ideal" (1930) - uncredited)
 1948 Embraceable You (music: "The Japanese Sandman" - uncredited)
 1948 April Showers (music: "It's Tulip Time in Holland")
 1947 Dark Passage (music: "Too Marvelous for Words" - uncredited)
 1947 Song of the Thin Man (music: "Sleepy Time Gal" - uncredited)
 1947 The Fabulous Dorseys (music: "Waitin' at the Gate for Katy")
 1946 The Postman Always Rings Twice (lyrics: "She's Funny That Way" (1928) - uncredited)
 1946 Tomorrow Is Forever (music: "Till We Meet Again" (1918) - uncredited)
 1945 The Lost Weekend (music: "Louise" (1929) - uncredited)
 1945 The Crimson Canary (writer: "Sleepy Time Gal" - uncredited)
 1945 Confidential Agent (music: "Too Marvelous for Words" - uncredited)
 1945 Her Highness and the Bellboy (writer: "Honey" - uncredited)
 1945 Rhapsody in Blue (music: "Some Sunday Morning", "Where the Black-Eyed Susans Grow" - uncredited)
 1945 Eadie Was a Lady (music: "EADIE WAS A LADY")
 1944 Hollywood Canteen (music: "Hooray for Hollywood" (1937) - uncredited)
 1944 Greenwich Village (music: "Ain't We Got Fun" - uncredited)
 1944 Hail the Conquering Hero (music: "My Ideal" (1930) - uncredited)
 1944 Wing and a Prayer (music: "Till We Meet Again" - uncredited)
 1944 Double Indemnity (music: "My Ideal" (1930) - uncredited)
 1944 The Mask of Dimitrios (music: "Breezin' Along With the Breeze" - uncredited)
 1944 Ghost Catchers (writer: "My Ideal")
 1944 Follow the Boys (music: "Beyond the Blue Horizon" (1930) - uncredited)
 1944 Shine on Harvest Moon (music: "Breezin' Along with the Breeze" (1926) - uncredited)
 1944 You Can't Ration Love (music: "Louise")
 1943 Destination Tokyo (music: "The Japanese Sandman" (1920), "Till We Meet Again" (1918) - uncredited)
 1943 Never a Dull Moment (music: "Sleepy Time Gal")
 1943 Coney Island (music: "Horses" - uncredited)
 1943 Hello Frisco, Hello (music: "It's Tulip Time in Holland" - uncredited)
 1942 The Palm Beach Story (music: "Louise" - uncredited)
 1942 For Me and My Gal (music: "Till We Meet Again" (1918) - uncredited)
 1942 Tish (music: "Till We Meet Again" (1918) - uncredited)
 1942 The Pride of the Yankees (music: "Ain't We Got Fun" (1921) - uncredited)
 1942 Sleepytime Gal (writer: "Sleepytime Gal")
 1941 Remember the Day (music: "Till We Meet Again" - uncredited)
 1941 The Great American Broadcast (music: "Ain't We Got Fun" - uncredited)
 1941 Penny Serenade (music: "The Japanese Sandman" (1920), "Ain't We Got Fun?" (1921) - uncredited)
 1941 Strange Alibi (music: "The Japanese Sandman" - uncredited)
 1941 The Lady Eve (music: "Give Me a Moment Please", "Louise" - uncredited)
 1940 City for Conquest (music: "The Japanese Sandman" (1920) - uncredited)
 1940 Ride, Tenderfoot, Ride (music: "Ride, Tenderfoot, Ride" (1938) - uncredited)
 1940 Young People (music: "The Japanese Sandman" (1920) - uncredited)
 1940 The Great McGinty (writer: "Louise")
 1940 'Til We Meet Again (music: "The Japanese Sandman" (1920) - uncredited)
 1940 It All Came True (music: "Ain't We Got Fun" (1921) - uncredited)
 1939 Invisible Stripes (music: "The Japanese Sandman" (1920) - uncredited)
 1939 The Roaring Twenties (music: "Ain't We Got Fun" (1921), "The Japanese Sandman" (1920) - uncredited)
 1939 Rose of Washington Square (music: "The Japanese Sandman" - uncredited)
 1939 Wife, Husband and Friend (music: "Beyond the Blue Horizon" - uncredited)
 1938 Angels with Dirty Faces (music: "I've Got a Heartfelt of Music" - uncredited)
 1938 The Shining Hour (music: "Sleepy Time Gal" (1924) - uncredited)
 1938 Just Around the Corner (music: "On the Good Ship Lollipop" (1934) - uncredited)
 1938 Brother Rat (music: "We're Working Our Way Through College" - uncredited)
 1938 Cowboy from Brooklyn (music: "Ride, Tenderfoot, Ride", "I've Got a Heartful of Music", "I'll Dream of You Tonight", "Howdy Stranger" (uncredited))
 1938 When Were You Born (music: "Too Marvelous for Words" - uncredited)
 1938 Men Are Such Fools (music: "I'm Like a Fish out of Water" (1937) (uncredited), "Let That Be a Lesson to You" (1938) (uncredited), "I've Hitched My Wagon to a Star" (uncrddited) (1937))
 1938 Women Are Like That (music: "I'm Like a Fish Out of Water" (1937), "Old King Cole" (1937) - uncredited)
 1938 Bluebeard's Eighth Wife (music: "Horses" - uncredited)
 1938 Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (music: "On the Good Ship Lollipop")
 1938 Love, Honor and Behave (music: "The Japanese Sandman" (1920) - uncredited)
 1938 A Slight Case of Murder (music: "I'm Like a Fish out of Water" (1937) - uncredited)
 1937 Hollywood Hotel (music: "Hooray for Hollywood" (1937), "I'm Like a Fish out of Water" (1937), "Silhouetted in the Moonlight" (1937), "I've Got a Heartful of Music" (1937), "Let That Be a Lesson to You" (1937), "I've Hitched My Wagon to a Star" (1937), "Sing, You Son of a Gun" (1937), "Have You Got Any Castles, Baby?" (1937) - as Dick Whiting, uncredited)
 1937 She Loved a Fireman (music: "The Japanese Sandman" - uncredited)
 1937 Submarine D-1 (music: "The Japanese Sandman" (1920) - uncredited)
 1937 High Flyers (music: "On the Good Ship Lollipop" (1934) - uncredited)
 1937 Stand-In (music: "On the Good Ship Lollipop" (1934) - uncredited)
 1937 Love Is on the Air (music: "Love Is on the Air Tonight" (1937) - uncredited)
 1937 Varsity Show (music: "Old King Cole" (1937), "We're Working Our Way Through College" (1937), "On with the Dance" (1937), "You've Got Something There" (1937), "Have You Got Any Castles, Baby?" (1937), "Love Is on the Air Tonight" (1937), "Moonlight on the Campus" (1937), "When Your College Days Are Gone" (1937), "Let That Be a Lesson to You" (1937), "Gasoline Gypsies" (1937), "Sing, You Son of a Gun" (1937) - uncredited)
 1937 The Footloose Heiress (music: "Too Marvelous for Words" (1937) - uncredited)
 1937 Mr. Dodd Takes the Air (music: "Too Marvelous for Words", "Just a Quiet Evening" - uncredited)
 1937 Wild and Woolly (music: "When Did You Leave Heaven")
 1937 King of Gamblers (music: "Hate to Talk About Myself")
 1937 Ready, Willing and Able (music: "Too Marvelous for Words" (1937), "The World Is My Apple" (1937), "There's a Little Old House" (1937), "Handy with Your Feet" (1937), "Just a Quiet Evening" (1937), "Sentimental and Melancholy" (1937), "Ready, Willing and Able" (1937), "Gasoline Gypsies" (1937) - uncredited)
 1937 Love Is News (music: "When Did You Leave Heaven" (1936) - uncredited)
 1936 Sing, Baby, Sing (music: "When Did You Leave Heaven?")
 1936 Rhythm on the Range (music: "I Can't Escape from You" - uncredited)
 1936 The Princess Comes Across (music: "Pampa Rose" (1930) - uncredited)
 1936 The First Baby (music: "Phi-Phi-Phi")
 1936 Anything Goes ("Sailor Beware") / (writer: "Shanghai-Dee-Ho")
 1935 Coronado (writer: "All's Well in Coronado by the Sea", "I've Got Some New Shoes", "You Took My Breath Away", "Keep Your Fingers Crossed", "How Do I Rate with You?", "Down on the Isle of Oomph", "Doing the Coronado", "I Wanna Dance" - uncredited)
 1935 Rendezvous (music: "Till We Meet Again" - uncredited)
 1935 The Big Broadcast of 1936 (music: "Double Trouble", "Why Dream", "Miss Brown To You", "Through the Doorway of Dreams")
 1935 Here Comes Cookie (lyrics: "Vamp of the Pampas") / (music: "Vamp of the Pampas")
 1935 The Crusades (music: "Song of the Crusades" (1935) - uncredited)
 1935 The Irish in Us (music: "The Japanese Sandman" (1920) - uncredited)
 1935 Black Sheep (music: "Roses in the Rain", "I'll Bet on You", "Here's the Key to My Heart" - uncredited)
 1935 Let 'em Have It (music: "Moon Over Monte Cristo" - uncredited)
 1935 Four Hours to Kill! (music: "I Hate to Talk About Myself" - uncredited)
 1935 The Great Hotel Murder (music: "On the Good Ship Lollipop", "She Learned About Sailors" - uncredited)
 1934 Bachelor of Arts (music: "Phi! Phi! Phi!", "When the Last Year Rolls Around")
 1934 Bright Eyes (music: "On the Good Ship Lollipop" (1934) - uncredited)
 1934 365 Nights in Hollywood (music: "Give Him Love", " (I'd Like to Say) Yes to You", "My Future Star")
 1934 Transatlantic Merry-Go-Round (music: "It Was Sweet of You", "Rock and Roll", "Oh, Leo, It's Love")
 1934 Handy Andy (music: "Roses in the Rain")
 1934 Call It Luck (music: "I'll Bet on You")
 1934 The Circus Clown (music: "Ain't We Got Fun" (1921) - uncredited)
 1934 She Learned About Sailors (music: "Here's the Key to My Heart", "She Learned About Sailors")
 1934 Bottoms Up (music: "Waitin' at the Gate for Katy" - uncredited)
 1933 Take a Chance (music: "Eadie Was a Lady" - uncredited)
 1933 Duck Soup (music: "One Hour with You" (1932) - uncredited)
 1933 Ever in My Heart (music: "Till We Meet Again" (1918) - uncredited)
 1933 I'm No Angel (music: "Give Me a Moment Please" - uncredited)
 1933 Ann Vickers (music: "Till We Meet Again" (1918) - uncredited)
 1933 My Weakness (lyrics: "Gather Lip Rouge While You May", "Be Careful", "How Do I Look?") / (music: "Gather Lip Rouge While You May", "Be Careful", "How Do I Look?")
 1933 I Loved You Wednesday (lyrics: "It's All for the Best") / (music: "It's All for the Best")
 1933 The Life of Jimmy Dolan (music: "Beyond the Blue Horizon" (1930) - uncredited)
 1933 Adorable (music: "Adorable", "My First Love to Last", "My Heart's Desire" - uncredited)
 1933 Lilly Turner (music: "Ain't We Got Fun", "Till We Meet Again" - uncredited)
 1933 The Keyhole (music: "The Japanese Sandman" (1920) - uncredited)
 1932 Handle with Care (music: "Throw a Little Salt on the Bluebird's Tail", "Around You")
 1932 Night After Night (music: "You Little So-and-So")
 1932 One Way Passage (music: "Till We Meet Again" (1918) - uncredited)
 1932 Blonde Venus (music: "You Little So-and-So", "I Couldn't Be Annoyed")
 1932 Ride Him, Cowboy (music: "Till We Meet Again" (1918) - uncredited)
 1932 Horse Feathers (music: "Bear Down Palham", "True Blue Lou" - uncredited)
 1932 Doctor X (music: "Somebody's Wrong" (1923) - uncredited)
 1932 Winner Take All (music: "Beyond the Blue Horizon" (1930) - uncredited)
 1932 Million Dollar Legs (: (uncredited} - 1932, (music: "The Klopstakian Love Song", uncredited)
 1932 Red Headed Woman (music: "Red-Headed Woman")
 1932 What Price Hollywood? (music: "Louise" (1929) - uncredited)
 1932 Merrily We Go to Hell (music: "One Hour With You")
 1932 One Hour with You (music: "One Hour With You", "What Would You Do?", "Three Times a Day")
 1932 Union Depot (music: "Beyond the Blue Horizon" (1930) - uncredited)
 1931 Peach-O-Reno (music: "From Niagara Falls to Reno" - uncredited)
 1931 Monkey Business (music: "Blue Blazes", "It's A Great Life (If You Don't Weaken)")
 1931 Side Show (music: "Ain't We Got Fun" (1921) - uncredited)
 1931 Confessions of a Co-Ed (music: "My Ideal")
 1931 Dude Ranch (music: "Consolation")
 1930 Along Came Youth (music: "It's a Great Life (If You Don't Weaken)", "My Ideal" - uncredited)
 1930 The Truth About Youth (music: "I Have to Have You" (1929) - uncredited)
 1930 Playboy of Paris (music: "It's A Great Life (If You Don't Weaken)", "My Ideal", "In the Heart of Old Paree", "Yvonne's Song")
 1930 Follow Thru (music: "A Peach of a Pair")
 1930 Monte Carlo (music: "Beyond The Blue Horizon", "Give Me A Moment Please", "Always in All Ways", "She'll Love Me and Like It", "Day of Days", "Trimmin' the Women", "Whatever It Is, It's Grand" - uncredited)
 1930 Let's Go Native (music: "It Seems To Be Spring", "Let's Go Native", "My Mad Moment", "I've Gotta Yen For You", "Joe Jazz", "Pampa Rose", "Don't I Do?")
 1930 Dangerous Nan McGrew (music: "Aw C'Mon, Whatta Ya Got to Lose?" - uncredited)
 1930 Safety in Numbers ("My Future Just Passed", "Business Girl", "Do You Play, Madam?", "I'd Like to Be a Bee in Your Boudoir", "Pepola", "The Pick-Up", "You Appeal to Me", uncredited)
 1930 Paramount on Parade (music: "All I Want Is Just One Girl", "My Marine")
 1930 Ladies of Leisure (writer: "Shoo Shoo Boogie Boo" - uncredited)
 1930 Free and Easy (music: "Ain't We Got Fun" (1921) - uncredited)
 1930 Lord Byron of Broadway (music: "The Japanese Sandman" (1920) - uncredited)
 1930 Dangerous Paradise (writer: "SMILING SKIES" - uncredited)
 1930 The Kibitzer (music: "Just Wait and See")
 1929 Pointed Heels (music: "I Have to Have You" - uncredited)
 1929 Half Way to Heaven (music: "Louise")
 1929 Sweetie (music: "My Sweeter Than Sweet", "Alma Mammy", "Bear Down, Pelham", "I Think You'll Like It", "Prep Step" - as Richard Whiting, uncredited)
 1929 Why Bring That Up? (writer: "Do I Know What I'm Doing While I'm in Love", "Shoo Shoo Boogie Boo" - as Richard Whiting)
 1929/I Marianne (music: "Louise" (1929) - uncredited)
 1929 The Dance of Life (music: "True Blue Lou", "The Flippity Flop", "King of Jazzmania", "Ladies of the Dance", "Cuddlesome Baby", "Mightiest Matador")
 1929 Innocents of Paris (music: "It's a Habit of Mine", "Wait 'Til You See Ma Cherie", "On Top of the World, Alone", "Louise" - uncredited)
 1929 The Man I Love (music: "Celia")
 1929 Close Harmony (music: "I Wanna Go Places and Do Things", "I'm All A-Twitter And All A-Twirl", "She's So, I Dunno")
 1929 The Wild Party (music: "My Wild Party Girl" (1929) - uncredited)
 1929 The Wolf Song (music: "Yo Te Amo Means I Love You" - as Richard Whiting)
 1929 Syncopation (music: "Tin Pan Parade" - uncredited)
 1929 Why Be Good? (music: "Honey" - uncredited)
 1928 Show People (music: "Ain't We Got Fun" (1921) - uncredited)
 1928 Our Dancing Daughters (music: "Ain't We Got Fun" (1921) - uncredited)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Toot Sweet. Musical revue. Music by Richard A. Whiting [earliest Broadway credit]. Lyrics by Ray Egan [credited as Raymond B. Egan] (Broadway debut). Book by Will Morrissey. Musical Director: Hilding Anderson. Additional lyrics by Will Morrissey, Roy K. Moulton, Louis Bousquet and Al Bryan. Additional music by Will Morrissey, ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Dck Whiting

Did You Know?


Was good friends with singer/actor Bing Crosby. Whiting wrote many songs that Crosby performed and recorded throughout his career, such as "Lovable", "Sentimental and Melancholy", and "Too Marvelous for Words" The two played golf together weekly and remained friends until Whiting's death in 1938. See more »



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