10 wins & 23 nominations.
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Wrote lyrics for songs used in "Dream", produced on Broadway). Musical revue.
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Did You Know?
Hollywood was never much of a night town. Everybody had to get up too early... The movie people were in bed with the chickens (or each other) long before curfew.
His Oscar loss in 1941 for writing the title song for Blues in the Night
(1941) brought about a change in the Academy's rules governing Best Song nominations. The song that ended up winning, "The Last Time I Saw Paris" by Jerome Kern
and Oscar Hammerstein II
, was not written for the movie it appeared in, Lady Be Good
(1941), but was inserted in order to pay tribute to France's war effort. ...