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John Golden (I) (1874–1955)

Founder of the Stage Door Canteen and the Stage Relief Fund, songwriter ("Poor Butterfly"), composer, author, stage actor and producer, educated at New York University. He was an ASCAP charter member and director (1914-1915) and its first treasurer. He worked as a reporter before becoming a playwright, and produced the Broadway plays "Susan and ... See full bio »


(age 80) in Bayside, New York, USA

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 2014 Nat King Cole: Afraid of the Dark (Documentary) (writer: "Poor Butterfly")
 2005 Great Women Singers of the 20th Century: Sarah Vaughan (Video) (lyrics: "Poor Butterfly" - uncredited)
 2002 Hollywood Ending (writer: "Poor Butterfly" (1916))
 1999 The Astronaut's Wife (writer: "Poor Butterfly")
 1997 Metro ("POOR BUTTERFLY")
 1995 Fallen Angels (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- A Dime a Dance (1995) ... (lyrics: "Poor Butterfly")
 1994 Bullets Over Broadway (lyrics: "Poor Butterfly")
 1992 Chaplin ("POOR BUTTERFLY")
 1988 Working Girl (writer: "Poor Butterfly")
 1967 Thoroughly Modern Millie (lyrics: "Poor Butterfly" - uncredited)
 1963 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #15.17 (1963) ... (lyrics: ""Poor Butterfly" - uncredited)
 1958 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Music U.S.A. (1958) ... (writer: "Poor Butterfly")
  The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1949) (performer - 1 episode, 1949)
- Episode #3.3 (1949) ... (lyrics: "Poor Butterfly" - uncredited) / (performer: "Goodbye Girls", "I'm Through with Love", "Poor Butterfly", "Venus" - uncredited)
 1941 Penny Serenade (lyrics: "Poor Butterfly" (1916) - uncredited)
 1938 The Dawn Patrol (lyrics: "Poor Butterfly" (1916) - uncredited)
 1933 Today We Live (writer: "Poor Butterfly" - uncredited)
 1930 The Dawn Patrol (writer: "Poor Butterfly" - uncredited)
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Other Works:

Stage: Produced "Caught Wet" on Broadway. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

John L. Golden

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Father: Joseph Golden; Mother: Amelia Tyreler. See more »

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