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Mann Curtis (1911–1984)

Songwriter ("I'm Gonna Live Till I Die", "Let It Be Me", "In a Sentimental Mood", "My Dreams Are Getting Better All the Time", "The Jones Boy"), and author. He joined ASCAP in 1936, and his chief musical collaborators included Al Hoffman, Al Goodhart, Vic Mizzy, and Walter Kent. His other popular-song compositions include "Romance Runs in the ... See full bio »

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The Great Debaters
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 2016 20th Century Women (lyrics: "In a Sentimental Mood")
 2015 Marianne Mendt: That's Entertainmendt (TV Movie) (writer: "I'm Gonna Live Till I Die")
 2014 Cilla (TV Mini-Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2014) ... (lyrics: "Let It Be Me" - uncredited)
 2014 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- O ka Pili'Ohana ka 'Oi (2014) ... (writer: "I'm Gonna Live Til I Die" - uncredited)
 2013 Criminal Minds (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Restoration (2013) ... (lyrics: "In a Sentimental Mood" - as Manny Kurtz)
 2011 George Harrison: Living in the Material World (Documentary) (writer: "Let It Be Me")
 2010/I Flipped (writer: "Let It Be Me")
 2010 The 64th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "I'm Gonna Live Til I Die")
 2007 The Great Debaters (writer: "Delta Serenade" - as Manny Kurtz)
 2007 Opry Video Classics: Duets (Video) (writer: "Let It Be Me")
 2006 Click (writer: "I'm Gonna Live Till I Die" (1954) - as Manny Curtis)
 2006 Kupetzky (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kupetzkys letzte Schicht (2006) ... (writer: "Let It Be Me" - uncredited)
 2001 Town & Country (writer: "You're Gonna See a Lot of Me" - as Manny Kurtz)
 1999 It Came from the Sky (TV Movie) (writer: "Let It Be Me")
 1998 The Rat Pack (TV Movie) (writer: "I'm Gonna Live Till I Die" - as Manny Kurtz)
 1996 The Mirror Has Two Faces (writer: "In a Sentimental Mood" - as Emanuel Kurtz)
 1995 Let It Be Me (lyrics: "Let It Be Me")
 1995 1995 VH1 Honors (TV Movie) (writer: "Let It Be Me")
 1995 Le confessionnal (writer: "Dark Rapture")
 1995 Bye Bye Love (writer: "Let It Be Me")
 1992 A League of Their Own (writer: "In a Sentimental Mood" - as Emanuel Kurtz)
 1991 He Said, She Said (as Manny Kurtz, "In A Sentimental Mood")
 1989 Quantum Leap (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Camikazi Kid - June 6, 1961 (1989) ... (writer: "Let It Be Me" - uncredited)
 1988 Let's Get Lost (Documentary) (as Manny Kurtz, "In a Sentimental Mood")
 1988 Dolly (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.15 (1988) ... (lyrics: "Let It Be Me")
 1986 The Color of Money (lyrics: "Anema e core")
 1984 Arena (TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Everly Brothers: Songs of Innocence and Experience (1984) ... (lyrics: "Let It Be Me (Live at the Royal Albert Hall)" - uncredited)
 1984 Knight Rider (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Let It Be Me (1984) ... (writer: "Let It Be Me")
 1980 Vrijdag (writer: "Let it be Me")
 1980 Rough Cut (writer: "In a Sentimental Mood" - uncredited)
 1976 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #13.52 (1976) ... (writer: "Here's to Love (Auld Lang Syne)")
 1976 Dolly (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.14 ... (lyrics: "Let It Be Me")
 1973 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Prowler (1973) ... (writer: "Let It Be Me" - uncredited)
 1971 Boboquivari (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Roberta Flack (1971) ... (writer: "Let it Be Me")
  Flip (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1971) (writer - 1 episode, 1971)
- Episode #1.16 (1971) ... (lyrics: "Let It Be Me') / (writer: "Let It Be Me')
 1970 Soul! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 5 March 1970 (1970) ... (writer: "Let It Be Me")
 1969 Love You Madly: A Salute to Duke Ellington (TV Movie) (writer: "In a Sentimental Mood")
 1968 The Dean Martin Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.28 (1968) ... (lyrics: "A Fool of Fools" - uncredited)
 1966 Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Arrivederci, Gomer (1966) ... (lyrics: "Anema e core")
 1964 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (1964) ... (writer: "Let It Be Me")
 1962 All Night Long (writer: "In A Sentimmental Mood")
 1960 Bandstand (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 18 June 1960 (1960) ... (writer: "Mais Oui")
 1957 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.10 (1957) ... (writer: "I'm Gonna Live 'Til I Die" - uncredited)
 1957 This Could Be the Night (writer: "I'm Gonna Live Till I Die" - uncredited)
 1957 The Bob Hope Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 7 April 1957 (1957) ... (writer: "I'm Going to Live Until I Die" - uncredited)
 1953 Easy to Love (lyrics: "Look Out! I'm Romantic", "Didja Ever", "That's What a Rainy Day Is For")
 1953 A Mouse Divided (Short) (music: "Apple Blossoms and Chapel Bells")
 1951 Sunny Side of the Street (writer: "I'm Gonna Live Till I Die")
 1950 No Way Out (lyrics: "In a Sentimental Mood" - uncredited)
 1947 Community Sing 9651: Heartaches (Short) (writer: "Mama, Do I Gotta?")
 1945 Rockin' in the Rockies (writer: "Upstairs, Downstairs")
 1944 Bowery to Broadway (writer: "He Took Her for a Sleigh Ride" - uncredited)
 1944 Moonlight and Cactus (writer: "The Happy Hand-Clapping Song")
 1944 Kansas City Kitty (lyrics: "Pretty Kitty Blue Eyes" - uncredited)
 1944 In Society (lyrics: "My Dreams Are Getting Better All The Time", "No Bout Adout It")
 1943 Stage Door Canteen (lyrics: "Machine Gun Song" (1943) - uncredited) / (music: "Machine Gun Song" (1943) - uncredited)
 1942 Get Hep to Love (writer: "Let's Hitch a Horsie To The Automobile")
 1941 Elmer's Pet Rabbit (Short) (music: "Apple Blossoms and Chapel Bells")
 1940 Saloon Bar (writer: "Swingin' at Maida Vale" - uncredited)
 1940 Little Blabbermouse (Short) (music: "Apple Blossoms and Chapel Bells" - uncredited)
 1940 The Hardship of Miles Standish (Short) (music: "Apple Blossoms and Chapel Bells")
 1939 Trouble Brewing (lyrics: "Swingin' at Maida Vale" - uncredited)
 1938 The Night Hawk (writer: "Never a Dream Goes By" - as Manny Kurtz)
 1938 I See Ice (writer: "Swingin' at Maida Vale" - uncredited)
 1937 Postal Union (Short) (lyrics: "I'm Picketing, Baby" - as Manny Kurtz, uncredited)
 1937 Du Barry Did All Right (Short) (lyrics: "Oh, You Louie", "He Didn't Understand My English", "When the Cat's Away", "Du Barry Didn't Do So Bad" - as Manny Kurtz, uncredited)
 1937 Hotel a la Swing (Short) (lyrics: "Holiday in Hades" - as Manny Kurtz)
 1937 Captain Blue Blood (Short) (lyrics: "What Do I Have to Do to Be Loved", "New Orleans" - uncredited)
 1936 Sheik to Sheik (Short) (writer: "The Song of the Sand", "What Makes the Night So Beautiful?" - as Manny Kurtz, uncredited)
 1936 Rush Hour Rhapsody (Short) (writer: "Rush Hour Rhapsody", "Tappin' on the Third Rail" - as Manny Kurtz, uncredited)
 1928 The Roof Garden Revue (Short) (writer: "Over the Garden Wall" - uncredited)
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