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James Kendis (1883–1946)

Composer, songwriter ("If I Had My Way", "Angel Eyes"), author and publisher, educated in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania public schools. He formed Kendis and Paley, Kendis and Brockman, and Kendis Music Corporation. Joining ASCAP in 1914 as a charter member, his chief musical collaborators included James Brockman, Howard Johnson and Charles Bayha. See full bio »

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Known For

Get Him to the Greek
(2010)
J. Edgar
J. Edgar Soundtrack
(2011)
The Water Diviner
The Water Diviner Soundtrack
(2014)
Sweet and Lowdown
Sweet and Lowdown Soundtrack
(1999)

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 2016 Churchill's Secret (TV Movie) (writer: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles")
 2015 New Tricks (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Wolf of Wallbrook (2015) ... (writer: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" - uncredited)
 2014 The Water Diviner (writer: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles")
 2011 J. Edgar (writer: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles")
 2010 Get Him to the Greek (writer: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles")
 2002 The Cockettes (Documentary) (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles")
 2001 The Sopranos (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Proshai, Livushka (2001) ... (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles")
 1999 Sweet and Lowdown (lyrics: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" (1919))
 1997 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Revenge of the Creature (1997) ... (writer: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" - uncredited)
 1991 Here's Looking at You, Warner Bros. (TV Movie documentary) (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" - uncredited)
 1991 The House of Eliott (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.11 (1991) ... (lyrics: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" - uncredited)
 1991 Tiny Toon Adventures (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Playtime Toons (1991) ... (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" - uncredited)
 1988 Daffy Duck's Quackbusters (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" - uncredited)
 1985 The Passing (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles")
 1983 Alfresco (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (1983) ... (writer: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles")
 1978 Bless Me Father (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Seal of Confession (1978) ... (writer: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles")
 1974 AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to James Cagney (TV Special documentary) (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" - uncredited)
 1972 The Graham Kennedy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 31 October 1972 (1972) ... (writer: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles")
 1969 Women in Love (writer: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" - uncredited)
 1965 The Lawrence Welk Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Songs of the Sun and Moon (1965) ... (music: "Linda Lee" - uncredited)
 1960 Ice Palace (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" - uncredited)
 1958 The Dick Clark Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (1958) ... (writer: "Billie" (aka "Billy") - uncredited)
 1957 The Nat King Cole Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.12 (1957) ... (music: "If I Had My Way" - uncredited)
 1955 East of Eden (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" (1919) - uncredited)
 1955 This Is Your Music (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Mississippi Showboat (1955) ... ("If I Had My Way")
 1953 The Eddie Cantor Story (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" - uncredited)
 1953 The Ford 50th Anniversary Show (TV Movie) (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles")
 1953 Trouble Along the Way (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" - uncredited)
 1953 Forward March Hare (Short) (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" - uncredited)
 1951 On Moonlight Bay (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" - uncredited)
 1951 Early to Bet (Short) (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" - uncredited)
 1951 Rabbit Every Monday (Short) (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" - uncredited)
 1950 Two's a Crowd (Short) (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles")
 1950 Wabash Avenue (writer: "BILLY (I ALWAYS DREAM OF BILL)" - uncredited)
 1949 A Ham in a Role (Short) (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" - uncredited)
 1948 The Rattled Rooster (Short) (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" - uncredited)
 1947 Catch as Cats Can (Short) (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" - uncredited)
 1946 The Razor's Edge (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" (1919) - uncredited)
 1946 Nobody Lives Forever (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" - uncredited)
 1945 Sunbonnet Sue (music: "If I Had My Way" - uncredited)
 1944 Duck Soup to Nuts (Short) (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" - uncredited)
 1942 Gopher Goofy (Short) (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" - uncredited)
 1941 Blues in the Night (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" (1919) - uncredited)
 1941 The Heckling Hare (Short) (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles")
 1941 Hollywood Steps Out (Short) (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" (1919) - uncredited)
 1941 The Great American Broadcast (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" - uncredited)
 1940 Torrid Zone (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" (1919) - uncredited)
 1940 You Ought to Be in Pictures (Short) (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" - uncredited)
 1940 Sniffles Takes a Trip (Short) (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles")
 1940 If I Had My Way (music: "If I Had My Way")
 1940 'Til We Meet Again (music: "If I Had My Way" (1914) - uncredited)
 1937 Stella Dallas (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" (1919) - uncredited)
 1937 Palm Beach Knights (Short) (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" - uncredited)
 1937 San Quentin (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" - uncredited)
 1937 Call It a Day (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" - uncredited)
 1936 The Backyard Broadcast (Short) (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" - uncredited)
 1936 I Love to Singa (Short) (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" - uncredited)
 1935 Vitaphone Music Hall (Short) (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" - uncredited)
 1935 Buddy Steps Out (Short) (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" - uncredited)
 1933 Son of a Sailor (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" (1918) - uncredited)
 1933 Picture Snatcher (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" (1918) - uncredited)
 1933 The Mind Reader (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" (1919) - uncredited)
 1932 One Way Passage (music: "If I Had My Way" (1914) - uncredited)
 1932 Bosko and Honey (Short) (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles")
 1932 The Rich Are Always with Us (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" (1919) - uncredited)
 1931 The Maltese Falcon (writer: "Golden Gate" - uncredited)
 1931 The Public Enemy (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" (1919) - uncredited)
 1930 Bubbles (Short) (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" (1919) - uncredited)
 1930 Sinkin' in the Bathtub (Short) (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" - uncredited)
 1930 I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles (Short) (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles")
 1930 Poor Aubrey (Short) (music: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" - uncredited)
 1927 Wings (writer: "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles")
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