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William Jerome (II) (1865–1932)

Songwriter ("And the Green Grass Grew All Around"), singer, actor and author, a charter member of ASCAP (1914) and one of its directors (1914-1925). He appeared in minstrel shows and later became a music publisher. His wife was Maude Nugent Jerome. His Broadway stage scores include "Piff! Paff! Pouf!", "Lifting the Lid", "The Ham Tree" and "Up and... See full bio »

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Everyone Says I Love You
Magic in the Moonlight
Radio Days
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 2014 Magic in the Moonlight (writer: "Chinatown, My Chinatown")
 2012 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Resolution (2012) ... (writer: "Old King Tut (In Old King Tutankhamen's Day)" (1922))
 2010 N.Y.C. I-X (Documentary short) (lyrics: "Good-bye, Sweet Old Manhattan Isle")
 2009 Midsomer Murders (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Small Mercies (2009) ... (lyrics: "And The Green Grass Grows All Around")
 2002 Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven (Video Game) (writer: "Chinatown, My Chinatown")
 2002 Crossing Jordan (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- For Harry, with Love & Squalor (2002) ... (lyrics: "Chinatown, My Chinatown" - uncredited)
 1999 Sing and Dance with Barney (Video) (lyrics: "And the Green Grass Grows All Around" - uncredited)
 1996 Everyone Says I Love You (writer: "Chinatown, My Chinatown" (1910))
 1994 Barney Live! In New York City (Video) (lyrics: "And the Green Grass Grows All Around" - uncredited)
 1992 Love Field (lyrics: "The Green Grass Grew All Around" - uncredited)
 1992 Barney & Friends (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Treasure of Rainbow Beard (1992) ... (lyrics: "And the Green Grass Grows All Around" - uncredited)
 1987 Radio Days (lyrics: "Chinatown, My Chinatown" (1906))
 1979 The Man in the Santa Claus Suit (TV Movie) (writer: "Row, Row, Row" (1912))
 1976-1979 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes)
- Elke Sommer (1979) ... (lyrics: "Row, Row, Row" - uncredited)
- Ruth Buzzi (1976) ... (lyrics: "Row, Row, Row")
 1976 M*A*S*H (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Colonel's Horse (1976) ... (writer: "Chinatown, My Chinatown")
 1975 The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother (writer: "I'm Simply Crazy Over You" - uncredited)
 1969 Oh! What a Lovely War (writer: "Row, Row, Row" - uncredited)
 1964 The Jimmy Dean Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.25 (1964) ... (lyrics: "Row! Row! Row!" - uncredited)
 1963 I've Got a Secret (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 8 April 1963 (1963) ... (writer: "Chinatown, My Chinatown" - uncredited)
 1963 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Aunt Bee's Medicine Man (1963) ... (lyrics: "Chinatown, My Chinatown")
 1961 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Big Boy Blue (1961) ... (lyrics: "Chinatown, My Chinatown")
 1955 The Seven Little Foys (lyrics: "Row, Row, Row", "Chinatown, My Chinatown" - uncredited) / (writer: "I'm the Greatest Father Of Them All" - uncredited)
 1953 The Eddie Cantor Story (lyrics: "Bedelia", "Row, Row, Row" - uncredited)
 1952 Don Cornell Sings (Short) (writer: "Oh, Marie")
 1950 Two Weeks with Love (lyrics: "Row, Row, Row" - uncredited)
 1949 Jolson Sings Again (lyrics: "Chinatown, My Chinatown" - uncredited)
 1949 Take Me Out to the Ball Game (lyrics: "The Hat My Dear Old Father Wore upon St. Patrick's Day" - uncredited)
 1947 Reet, Petite, and Gone ("THE GREEN GRASS GREW ALL AROUND", uncredited)
 1947 The Farmer's Daughter (lyrics: "Row, Row, Row")
 1945 Incendiary Blonde (lyrics: "Row, Row, Row" (1912) - uncredited)
 1945 Coney Island Honeymoon (Short) (lyrics: "Bedelia" - uncredited)
 1943 Is Everybody Happy? (lyrics: "Chinatown, My Chinatown")
 1943 Ozzie Nelson and His Orchestra (Short) (lyrics: "Chinatown, My Chinatown" (1906) - uncredited)
 1943 Hello Frisco, Hello (lyrics: "Bedelia" - uncredited)
 1942 Broadway (lyrics: "Where the Red, Red Roses Grow" - uncredited)
 1941 Manpower (lyrics: "Chinatown, My Chinatown" (1906) - uncredited)
 1940 Row Row Row (Short) (lyrics: "Row Row Row")
 1940 It All Came True (lyrics: "Mister Dooley" (1902) - uncredited)
 1940 The Fighting 69th (lyrics: "Bedelia")
 1939 Lying Lips (lyrics: "Chinatown, My Chinatown" - uncredited)
 1939 The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (lyrics: "Row, Row, Row" - uncredited)
 1939 Jerry Livingston and His Talk of the Town Music (Short) (lyrics: "Chinatown, My Chinatown" - uncredited)
 1938 Merle Kendrick and His Orchestra (Short) (lyrics: "Chinatown, My Chinatown" - uncredited)
 1938 Valley of the Giants (lyrics: "Bedelia" - uncredited)
 1938 Freddie Rich and His Orchestra (Short) (lyrics: "Chinatown, My Chinatown" (1906) - uncredited)
 1938 Porky at the Crocadero (Short) (lyrics: "Chinatown, My Chinatown" - uncredited)
 1937 The Star Reporter in Hollywood (Short) (lyrics: "Chinatown, My Chinatown")
 1937 Git Along Little Dogies (lyrics: "Chinatown My Chinatown" (1906) - uncredited)
 1935 Vitaphone Varieties (Short) (lyrics: "Chinatown, My Chinatown" - uncredited)
 1935 By Request (Short) (lyrics: "Chinatown, My Chinatown" - uncredited)
 1935 Dance Band (lyrics: "Chinatown, My Chinatown" - uncredited)
 1933 Broadway to Hollywood (lyrics: "Bedelia" (1903) - uncredited)
 1933 Rambling 'Round Radio Row #6 (Short) (lyrics: "And the Green Grass Grew All Around" - uncredited)
 1932 Betty Boop's Ups and Downs (Short) (lyrics: "Any Old Place I Can Hang My Hat (Is Home Sweet Home to Me)" - uncredited)
 1931 Thrills of Yesterday (Short) (lyrics: "Don't Go in the Water, Daughter" - uncredited)
 1931 And the Green Grass Grew All Around (Short) (lyrics: "And the Green Grass Grew All Around")
 1930 Row Row Row (Short) (lyrics: "Row, Row, Row")
 1930 Bright Lights (lyrics: "Chinatown My Chinatown" (1910) - uncredited)
 1930 Bedelia (Short) (lyrics: "Bedelia")
 1929 China Town My China Town (Short) (lyrics: "Chinatown, My Chinatown")
 1928 The Five Locust Sisters (Short) (lyrics: "Get Out and Get Under the Moon" - uncredited)
 1928 I Thank You (Short) (lyrics: "Get Out and Get Under the Moon" - uncredited)

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Stage Play: The Wild Rose. Musical comedy. Music by Ludwig Englander. Book by Harry B. Smith and George V. Hobart. Lyrics by Harry B. Smith and George V. Hobart. Musical Director: Frederic Solomon. Featuring songs with lyrics by William H. Penn, Ren Shields and Clifton Crawford. Additional lyrics by William Jerome, Junie McCree, Cecil Mack... See more »

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