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Von Dexter (1912–1996)

Von Dexter was born 9 December 1912 in Aurora, Illinois. He later moved to Chicago where his professional music career began while still at school playing in Chicago bars and night clubs. After gaining a music degree at USC he settled in California and became West Coast MD for NBC. From 1952 he was MD for Ralph Edwards' 'This Is Your Life' and ... See full bio »


(age 83) in Reinbeck, Iowa, USA

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House on Haunted Hill
Mr. Sardonicus
Mr. Sardonicus Composer
13 Ghosts
13 Ghosts Composer
Trick 'r Treat
Trick 'r Treat Soundtrack


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 2002 Taking the Punishment Poll (Video documentary short)
 2001 13 Ghosts: The Magic of Illusion-O (Video documentary short)
 1960 13 Ghosts
 1959 Startime (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1959 The Tingler
 1954 This Is Your Life (TV Series) (1 episode)
- William Wellman (1954)
 1953 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
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 1958-1959 This Is Your Life (TV Series) (musical director - 2 episodes)
- Dick Clark (1959) ... (musical director)
- Harry Warren (1958) ... (musical director)
 1959 House on Haunted Hill (conductor)
 1955 Uncommon Valor (TV Series documentary) (musical director - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 25 May 1955 (1955) ... (musical director)
  Dangerous Assignment (TV Series) (conductor - 34 episodes, 1952) (musical director - 3 episodes, 1952)
- The Havana Microfilm Story (1952) ... (conductor)
- The Mine Story (1952) ... (conductor)
- The Venetian Story (1952) ... (conductor)
- The Stolen Letter (1952) ... (conductor)
- The Salami Story (1952) ... (conductor)
Hide Hide Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
 2007 Trick 'r Treat (writer: "Cues")
Hide Hide Show Show Self (1 credit)
 1959 This Is Your Life (TV Series)
- Robb White (1959) ... Himself

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