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Victor Schertzinger (1888–1941)

Pennsylvania-born Victor Schertzinger trained as a violinist and toured internationally, then became a symphonic conductor. His first film credit was for composing the orchestral accompaniment for Civilization (1915). He directed Charles Ray films, among others, during the silent era. He went back to composing when talkies came in, with many ... See full bio »

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Known For

Paycheck Soundtrack
The Conversation Soundtrack
Dead Again Soundtrack


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 1939 The Mikado
 1935 The Return of Peter Grimm (uncredited)
 1934 Beloved
 1933 My Woman
 1933 Cocktail Hour
 1931/II The Woman Between
 1930 Heads Up
 1930 Paramount on Parade (sequence director)
 1929 Redskin
 1928 The Showdown
 1927 Stage Madness
 1926 The Lily
 1926 Siberia
 1925 The Wheel
 1925 Man and Maid
 1925 Flaming Love
 1924 Bread
 1923 Chastity
 1923 Refuge
 1923 Dollar Devils
 1921/I Beating the Game
 1921 The Concert
 1920 The Blooming Angel (as Victor L. Schertzinger)
 1920 Pinto
 1919 Jinx
 1919 The Peace of Roaring River (unconfirmed)
 1919 Upstairs
 1919 Other Men's Wives (as Victor L. Schertzinger)
 1919 When Doctors Disagree (as Victor L. Schertzinger)
 1919 The Lady of Red Butte (as Victor L. Schertzinger)
 1919 The Homebreaker (as Victor L. Schertzinger)
 1919 Extravagance
 1919 Hard Boiled (as Victor L. Schertzinger)
 1918 Quicksand (as Victor L. Schertzinger)
 1918 String Beans (as Victor L. Schertzinger)
 1918 Coals of Fire (as Victor L. Schertzinger)
 1918 A Nine O'Clock Town (as Victor L. Schertzinger)
 1918 His Own Home Town (as Victor L. Schertzinger)
 1918 The Hired Man (as Victor L. Schertzinger)
 1917 His Mother's Boy (as Victor L. Schertzinger)
 1917 Sudden Jim (as Victor L. Schertzinger)
 1917 The Clodhopper (as Victor L. Schertzinger)
 1917 The Millionaire Vagrant (as Victor L. Schertzinger)
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Other Works:

Stage: Wrote songs used in "Dream" on Broadway. Musical. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Victor L. Schertzinger


5' 11" (1.8 m)


Julia Elinor Nicklin  (his death)  (2 children)

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Was a violinist with the Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra. See more »

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