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Val Burton (1901–1981)

Songwriter ("Penthouse Serenade [When We're Alone], "Josephine")", composer, producer, screenwriter and author, educated at the Oundie School. He produced the Royal Air Force concert party "The Stunters" during World War I, and wrote musical revues for C.B. Cochran. He wrote the popular "Henry Aldrich" radio scripts. Joining ASCAP in 1921, he ... See full bio »

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Mighty Aphrodite
Mighty Aphrodite Soundtrack
Henry and Dizzy
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 1995 Mighty Aphrodite (writer: "Penthouse Serenade (When We're Alone)" (1952))
 1969 The Lawrence Welk Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Occupations (1969) ... (writer: "When We're Alone (Penthouse Serenade)" - uncredited)
 1957 Beau James (writer: "When We're Alone (Penthouse Serenade)" - uncredited)
 1957 Kelly and Me (writer: "SINGING A VAGABOND SONG")
 1948 Smart Politics (writer: "Isn't This a Night For Love")
 1947 Hollywood Bound (writer: "Vote for Elmer Green", "First Lady of the Land")
 1947 Madhattan Island (Short) (writer: "When We're Alone (Penthouse Serenade)")
 1947 Sarge Goes to College (writer: "When We're Alone (Penthouse Serenade)", "Penthouse Serenade")
 1946 Sweetheart of Sigma Chi (writer: "When We're Alone (Penthouse Serenade)" - uncredited)
 1939 Three Kings and a Queen (Short) (writer: "When We're Alone (Penthouse Serenade)")
 1938 Double Danger (writer: "Isn't This a Night for Love?" (1933) - uncredited)
 1937 The Girl Said No (writer: "Rhythm in My Heart" - uncredited)
 1937 Too Many Wives (writer: "Isn't This a Night For Love?" - uncredited)
 1937 Some Time Soon (Short) (writer: "Some Day Soon", "Play, Tzigane" - uncredited)
 1936 A Girl's Best Years (Short) (writer: "Here It Is", "Where There's Smoke, There's Fire")
 1936 Violets in Spring (Short) (writer: "Let's Keep On Dancing", "Violets in Spring")
 1936 The Lady Consents (music: "Isn't This a Night for Love" (1933) - uncredited)
 1935 The Misses Stooge (Short) (writer: "Let's Go Nudist" - uncredited)
 1934 Nifty Nurses (Short) (writer: "What Would You Be Without Me?", "Calling Dr. Hofbrau", "Don't Go, Olivia" - uncredited)
 1934 Down to Their Last Yacht (writer: "Tiny Little Finger on Your Hand" (1934) - uncredited)
 1934 Cockeyed Cavaliers (writer: "News" (1934), "And the Big Bad Wolf was Dead" (1934), "Dilly Dally" (1934) - uncredited)
 1933 California Weather (Short) (writer: "Isn't This a Night for Love?" - uncredited)
 1933 Girl Without a Room (lyrics: "You Alone", "Roof Top Serenade")
 1933 After Tonight (lyrics: "Buy a Kiss" - uncredited) / (music: "Buy a Kiss" - uncredited)
 1933 Blind Adventure (writer: "Isn't This a Night For Love?" - uncredited)
 1933 Arizona to Broadway (writer: "Ain't It Gonna Ring No More" - uncredited)
 1933 The Man Who Dared (writer: "Bohemian Drinking Song")
 1933 Best of Enemies (writer: "All-American Girls", "Hans and Gretchen", "We Belong to Alma Mater")
 1933 Melody Cruise (lyrics: "He's Not the Marrying Kind" (1933), "This Is the Hour" (1933), "Isn't This a Night for Love" (1933), "I Met Her at a Party" (1933) - uncredited) / (music: "He's Not the Marrying Kind" (1933), "This Is the Hour" (1933), "Isn't This a Night for Love" (1933), "I Met Her at a Party" (1933) - uncredited)
 1933 The Warrior's Husband (lyrics: "Amazon Blues")
 1933 Bondage (lyrics: "The Command to Love", "Penthouse Lament") / (music: "The Command to Love", "Penthouse Lament")
 1933 Pleasure Cruise (lyrics: "Is This a Souvenir?") / (music: "Is This a Souvenir?")
 1933 Sailor's Luck (writer: "A Sailor's Luck")
 1933 Betty Boop's Penthouse (Short) (writer: "When We're Alone (Penthouse Serenade)" - uncredited)
 1933 State Fair (lyrics: "Romantic" (1933) - uncredited)
 1933 Face in the Sky (lyrics: "Parade of the Ads" - uncredited) / (music: "Parade of the Ads" - uncredited) / (writer: "Just Another Dream" - uncredited)
 1933 Hot Pepper (lyrics: "Mon Papa", "Ain't It Gonna Ring No More?") / (music: "Mon Papa", "Ain't It Gonna Ring No More?")
 1932 Robbers' Roost (lyrics: "Cowboy's Heaven", "I Adore You (Yo Te Adoro)", "The Gal From Amarillo") / (music: "Cowboy's Heaven", "I Adore You (Yo Te Adoro)", "The Gal From Amarillo")
 1932 Tess of the Storm Country (lyrics: "Blow the Man Down" - uncredited)
 1932 Once in a Lifetime (music: "Put on the Dog" - uncredited)
 1932 Mr. Robinson Crusoe (writer: "Singing a Vagabond Song" - uncredited)
 1932 The Strange Love of Molly Louvain (writer: "When We're Alone (Penthouse Serenade)" (1931) - uncredited)
 1930 Paradise Island (lyrics: "I've Got a Girl in Every Port", "Drinking Song", "Lazy Breezes", "Just Another Dream" - uncredited)
 1930 Sunny Skies (writer: "Wanna Find a Boy", "Must Be Love", "You for Me", "So Long", "Sunny Days", "The Laugh Song" - uncredited)
 1930 Puttin' on the Ritz (writer: "Singing a Vagabond Song" (1930) - uncredited)
 1929 Border Romance (writer: "Song of the Rurales", "Yo Te Adoro (How I Adore You)", "My Desert Rose", "The Girl From Topolobombo")
Show Show Writer (30 credits)
Show Show Music department (27 credits)
Show Show Composer (9 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)

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Alternate Names:

Valentine Burton

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