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Howard Dietz (I) (1896–1983)

Dietz was an unusual, but not illogical, combination: a publicist-lyricist. Of his upbringing, he wrote, "We lived in cycles of Manhattan, inheriting neighborhoods as they became passe, from Yorkville to Harlem, to Washington Heights, to West End Avenue, to Riverside Drive. As a result, I got to know kids from all over town -- marble shooters, ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Band Wagon Music Department
Amélie Soundtrack
Radio Days Soundtrack


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 1955 Kismet (unit publicist - uncredited)
 1955 Guys and Dolls (unit publicist - uncredited)
 1952 Carbine Williams (publicity director - uncredited)
 1951 Quo Vadis (director of publicity - uncredited)
 1951 An American in Paris (unit publicist - uncredited)
 1950 The Next Voice You Hear... (director of publicity - uncredited)
 1949 That Midnight Kiss (director of publicity - uncredited)
 1942 Mrs. Miniver (publicist - uncredited)
 1941 Babes on Broadway (publicity director - uncredited)
 1941 Johnny Eager (publicity director - uncredited)
 1939 Gone with the Wind (publicist: Atlanta and New York premieres - uncredited)
 1939 The Wizard of Oz (publicity chief - uncredited)
 1938 The Citadel (press representative - uncredited)
 1938 Boys Town (press representative - uncredited)
 1938 Love Finds Andy Hardy (press representative - uncredited)
 1938 Marie Antoinette (press representative - uncredited)
 1937 The Good Earth (press representative - uncredited)
 1936 Romeo and Juliet (press representative - uncredited)
 1936 San Francisco (press agent - uncredited)
 1936 The Great Ziegfeld (press agent - uncredited)
 1935 A Tale of Two Cities (press agent - uncredited)
 1935 Mutiny on the Bounty (press agent - uncredited)
 1935 A Night at the Opera (publicist - uncredited)
 1935 Anna Karenina (press agent - uncredited)
 1935 Broadway Melody of 1936 (press agent - uncredited)
 1935 Naughty Marietta (press agent - uncredited)
 1935 David Copperfield (press agent - uncredited)
 1934 The Barretts of Wimpole Street (press agent - uncredited)
 1934 The Thin Man (press agent - uncredited)
 1934 Hollywood Party (supervisor - uncredited)
 1934 Viva Villa! (general press agent - uncredited)
 1933 Dinner at Eight (general press agent - uncredited)
 1931 The Sin of Madelon Claudet (press representative - uncredited)
 1931 A Free Soul (press representative - uncredited)
 1929 Hallelujah (general press representative - uncredited)
 1929 Madame X (general press representative - uncredited)
 1929 The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (general press representative - uncredited)
 1929 The Broadway Melody (general press representative - uncredited)
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Other Works:

Flying Colors (1932). Musical revue. Music by Arthur Schwartz and Howard Dietz. Material by Howard Dietz and Arthur Schwartz. Lyrics by Arthur Schwartz and Howard Dietz. "On the American Plan" written in collaboration with George S. Kaufman. "Bon Voyage" and "The Salesman" written in collaboration with Corey Ford. "Lost in the ... See more »

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When there's a shine on your shoes, there's a melody in your heart. See more »


Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1972. See more »

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