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John Stafford Smith (1750–1836)

Composer, church organist, and early musicologist John Stafford Smith was born in March in 1750 in Gloucester, England. He was the son of church organist Martin Smith and was baptized in Gloucester Cathedral on March 30. Smith attended the Gloucester Cathedral School, where he was a boy singer. John was a choir boy at the Chapel Royal in London, ... See full bio »

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The Dark Knight Rises
(2012)
X-Men: Days of Future Past
(2014)
Toy Story 2
Toy Story 2 Soundtrack
(1999)
Zombieland
Zombieland Soundtrack
(2009)

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 2016 Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (writer: "Star Spangled Banner")
 2015/I The Challenger (writer: "Star Spangled Banner")
 2015 McFarland, USA (music: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2014 The Drop (music: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past (music: "Star Spangled Banner")
 2014 13 Sins (music: "STAR-SPANGLED BANNER")
 2013 Grudge Match (writer: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2013 Prisoners (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 2013 The Lone Ranger (music: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2013 42 (music: "Star Spangled Banner", "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2013 Dark Skies (music: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2012 Playing for Keeps (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 2012 Not Fade Away (writer: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2012 At Any Price (music: "The National Anthem" - uncredited)
 2012 The Dark Knight Rises (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 2012 Iron Sky (music: "America")
 2011 Straw Dogs (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 2011 Moneyball (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 2009 Princess Kaiulani (music: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2009 Zombieland (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 2009 The Perfect Game (writer: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2009 Crossing Over (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 2008 Yes Man (music: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2008/I W. (music: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2008 Eagle Eye (music: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2008 Surfer, Dude (music: "Star-Spangled Banner")
 2008 The Love Guru (music: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2008 You Don't Mess with the Zohan (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 2008/I Sugar (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 2007 Rush Hour 3 (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 2007 Postal (writer: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2007 Blades of Glory (music: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2006 Idiocracy (music: "Star Spangled Banner" (1814))
 2006 Southland Tales (music: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2005 Fever Pitch (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814))
 2005 Racing Stripes (music: "The National Anthem USA")
 2004 Land of Plenty (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 2004 The Stepford Wives (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814) - as J.S. Smith)
 2004 Miracle (music: "Star Spangled Banner")
 2003 Love Actually (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 2003 Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (music: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 2002 Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 2002 In America (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814))
 2002 Drumline (music: "Star Spangled Banner")
 2002 The Sum of All Fears ("The Star-Spangled Banner")
 2002 The Rookie (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 2001 The Majestic (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 2001 Freddy Got Fingered (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 2001 Donnie Darko (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 2000 What's Cooking? (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1999 Toy Story 2 (music: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 1999 The Blair Witch Project (music: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 1998 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (writer: "The Star Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1996 Mars Attacks! (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1996 Mother Night (writer: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 1996 Kingpin (writer: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 1996 From Dusk Till Dawn (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1995 Forget Paris (music: "Star Sprangled Banner")
 1995/I Panther (music: "Star Spangled Banner")
 1994 Camp Nowhere (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1993 For Love or Money (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 1992 A League of Their Own (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1991 Curly Sue (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1991 Pyrates (music: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 1990/I My Blue Heaven (music: "The Star-Srangled Banner")
 1990 Hard to Kill (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1989 National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1989 The Dream Team (music: "STAR SPANGLED BANNER")
 1988 The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1987 Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1986 The Christmas Star (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1986 Hoosiers (music: "Star Spangled Banner")
 1985 Silver Bullet (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1984 The Natural (music: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 1984 Mother's Meat Freuds Flesh (music: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 1983 Running Brave (music: "The American National Anthem")
 1982 Purple Haze (music: "Star Spangled Banner")
 1982 Bomber (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1982 Poltergeist (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1981 Chariots of Fire (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1979 Starting Over (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1979 Breaking Away (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1978 Animal House (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1978 The Adventures of Picasso (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner ")
 1978 The Buddy Holly Story (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1978 Coming Home (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1977 Black Sunday (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814))
 1975 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1975 Smile (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1975 Poor Pretty Eddie (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1974 The Godfather: Part II (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1973 Mean Streets (writer: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1972 Memoirs of a Madam (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1972 Please Stand By (music: "Star Spangled Banner")
 1972 Kansas City Bomber (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1972 The Cowboys (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1971 Is There Sex After Death? (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1971 Billy Jack (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1970 Brewster McCloud (writer: "The Star Spangled Banner")
 1970 Tora! Tora! Tora! (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 1969 Cactus Flower (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1969 A Boy Named Charlie Brown (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1962 The Manchurian Candidate (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1962 Pressure Point ("The Star-Spangled Banner", uncredited)
 1960 Elmer Gantry (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1960 Tall Story (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1958 No Time for Sergeants (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1956 Giant (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1955 Blackboard Jungle (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1944 The White Cliffs of Dover (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1944 Candlelight in Algeria (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1944 Song of Russia (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814))
 1943 So Proudly We Hail! (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1942 Stand by for Action (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1942 Wings for the Eagle (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1941 Sergeant York (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1940 Foreign Correspondent (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1939 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1939 The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814))
 1939 Let Freedom Ring (music: "Where Else But Here" (1939) - uncredited)
 1935 Ah Wilderness! (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1935 Murder in the Fleet (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1935 Dinky (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1934 Flirtation Walk (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1933 Design for Living (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1933 Clear All Wires! (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1932 Washington Merry-Go-Round (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1932 The Wet Parade (music: "The Star-Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1931 Dirigible (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1931 City Lights (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" - uncredited)
 1930 Abraham Lincoln (music: "The Star Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1927 Wings (writer: "The Star Spangled Banner")
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