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Johnny Johnston (IV) (1919–1998)

Johnny Johnston was born on July 10, 1919 in England. He was a composer, known for Do Be Careful Boys (1964), The Plain Man's Guide to Advertising (1963) and The Wedding of Lilli Marlene (1953). He was married to Nona. He died on June 10, 1998 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 78) in London, England, UK

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 1975 Sam and the River (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1975)
- Episode #1.5 (1975)
- Episode #1.4 (1975)
- Episode #1.3 (1975)
- Episode #1.2 (1975)
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 1962 The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (music: "Rhona Roy Dresses (TV Advertisement)" - uncredited)
 1960 Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (writer: "Silvikrin Shampoo Jingle" - uncredited)
 1958 Six-Five Special (writer: "The Six-Five Special" - uncredited)
 1953 The Wedding of Lilli Marlene (writer: "The Wedding Of Lilli Marlene" - as Johnnie Reine)
 1952 Folly to Be Wise (writer: "The Whelk Song" - uncredited)
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 1963 The Plain Man's Guide to Advertising (Short) (conductor)
 1956 Jacqueline (composer: fairground waltz)
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 1981 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
- But the Client Loved It... (1981) ... Himself

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Known as the 'King of the Jingles': responsible for classic jingles such as Fairy Liquid 'the hands that do dishes ...' and Heinz Beans 'Beanz Meanz Heinz'.

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