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Al Hoffman (1902–1960)

Prolific songwriter ("Heartaches", "Allegheny Moon"), composer, author and drummer. He came to the USA in 1908 and was educated at Franklyn High School in Seattle, Washington. He led his own band in Seattle, then came to New York in 1928 where he was a drummer in night club orchestras. Journeying to England in 1934, he wrote the London stage ... See full bio »

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Cinderella Music Department
Singin' in the Rain Soundtrack
The Cell Soundtrack
Ocean's Eleven Soundtrack


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 2019 So This Is Love (Video short) (lyrics: "So This Is Love") / (music: "So This Is Love")
 2018 Ralph Breaks the Internet (as A. Hoffman, "So This Is Love")
 2018 Wedding Day Winners (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (2018) ... (writer: "If I Knew You Were Comin' (I'd've Baked a Cake)" - uncredited)
 2018 Little Italy (writer: "Papa Loves Mambo")
 2018 Trust (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kodachrome (2018) ... (writer: "Torero")
  The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2017) (writer - 1 episode, 2017)
- Put That on Your Plate! (2017) ... (lyrics: "Mairzy Doats" - uncredited)
- Ya Shivu v Bolshom Dome Na Kholme (2017) ... (writer: "Papa Loves Mambo" - uncredited)
 2017 The End of the F***ing World (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... (writer: "I Apologize" - uncredited)
 2017 Cannonball (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (2017) ... (writer: "Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom)" - uncredited)
 2017 You Were Never Really Here (lyrics: "If I Knew You Were Comin' (I'd Have Baked a Cake)") / (music: "If I Knew You Were Comin' (I'd Have Baked a Cake)")
 2016 Who's Doing the Dishes? (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Paul Burrell (2016) ... (writer: "If I Knew You Were Comin' I'd've Baked a Cake" - uncredited)
 2016 Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (writer: "I'm So Humble")
 2016 The Mavericks (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Snooker Mavericks (2016) ... (writer: "If I Knew You Were Comin' I'd've Baked a Cake" - uncredited)
 2016 Disney Magic Kingdoms (Video Game) (writer: "A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes", "So This is Love (Instrumental)")
 2013-2016 Call the Midwife (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #5.7 (2016) ... (writer: "I Can't Tell a Waltz from a Tango" - uncredited)
- Episode #2.6 (2013) ... (writer: "Secretly" - uncredited)
 2015 Welcome to the Basement (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Back to the Future II (2015) ... (writer: "Papa Loves Mambo")
 2015 Marianne Mendt: That's Entertainmendt (TV Movie) (writer: "I'm Gonna Live Till I Die")
  Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2014 - 2015) (lyrics - 2 episodes, 2011 - 2014)
- A Make Kaua (2015) ... (writer: "Hawaiian wedding song (Ke Kali Nei Au)" - uncredited)
- Ka Hana Malu (2014) ... (lyrics: "Hawaiian Wedding Song" - uncredited)
- O ka Pili'Ohana ka 'Oi (2014) ... (writer: "I'm Gonna Live Til I Die" - uncredited)
- Oia'i'o (2011) ... (lyrics: "Hawaiian Wedding Song" - uncredited)
 2015 All Things Must Pass: The Rise and Fall of Tower Records (Documentary) (writer: "Papa Loves Mambo")
 2015/I Cinderella (writer: "Oh, Sing Sweet Nightingale", "A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes", "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo (The Magic Song)")
 2015 Dream Knight (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (2015) ... (writer: "Bibbidi-bobbidi-boo")
 2014 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Week 6: Halloween Special (2014) ... (writer: "Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom)" - uncredited)
 2014 P.O.V. (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Genius of Marian (2014) ... (writer: "Takes Two to Tango")
 2006-2014 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Disney Night (2014) ... (writer: "So This is Love")
- Week 5 Part 2 (2012) ... (writer: "So This is Love")
- Round 2 (2008) ... (writer: "I Can't Tell a Waltz From a Tango" - uncredited)
- Round 2 (2006) ... (writer: "Papa Loves Mambo")
 2014 Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Week 10: The Grand Final (2014) ... (writer: "Papa Loves Mambo" - uncredited)
- Week 2: The Skate-Off (2014) ... (writer: "Papa Loves Mambo" - uncredited)
- Week 2 (2014) ... (writer: "Papa Loves Mambo" - uncredited)
 2013 Spooksville (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Evil House (2013) ... (writer: "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo" (a.k.a. The Magic Song) - uncredited)
 2013 Saving Mr. Banks (writer: "A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes")
 2013 RED 2 (writer: "Papa Loves Mambo")
  Mad Men (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- The Doorway, Part 2 (2013) ... (lyrics: "Hawaiian Wedding Song" - uncredited)
- The Doorway, Part 1 (2013) ... (writer: "Hawaiian Wedding Song")
 2012 Vegas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Real Thing (2012) ... (writer: "Papa Loves Mambo")
 2012 Dancing Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.8 (2012) ... (writer: "Papa Loves Mambo")
 2012 The Last Elvis (lyrics: "Hawaiian Wedding Song")
 2012 Some Jerk with a Camera (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- It's a Small World Holiday: Part Two (2012) ... (writer: "The Unbirthday Song")
 2011 Britain's Favourite Christmas Songs (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Santo Natale")
 2011 Kinect Disneyland Adventures (Video Game) (writer: "A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes" (1949), "A Very Merry Un-birthday (The Un-birthday Song)" (1951))
 2011 Mildred Pierce (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Part Three (2011) ... (writer: "Happy go lucky you and broken hearted me")
 2010 The Defenders (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Nevada v. Sen. Harper (2010) ... (writer: "Bear Down, Chicago Bears" - uncredited)
 2010 Disney Sing It: Family Hits (Video Game) (writer: "A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes", "Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo (The Magic Song)", "So This Is Love", "Cue 2: The Work Song")
 2010 The 64th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "I'm Gonna Live Til I Die")
 2010 Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep (Video Game) (music: "BIBBIDI BOBBIDI BOO")
 2009 Everybody's Fine (writer: "Papa Loves Mambo")
 2009 Nowhere Boy (writer: "If I Knew You Were Comin' I'd've Baked a Cake")
 2009 The Good Heart (writer: "Chi Baba, Chi Baba (My Bambino Go To Sleep)")
 2009 Zonad (music: "Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom)")
 2009 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1930s: Dancing Away the Great Depression (Video documentary) (writer: "Auf Wiedersehen, My Dear" - uncredited)
 2009 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1940s: Stars, Stripes and Singing (Video documentary) (writer: "Mairzy Doats" - uncredited)
 2008 The Age of Believing: The Disney Live Action Classics (TV Movie documentary) (music: "A Whale of a Tale" - uncredited)
 2008 Chuck (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chuck Versus the Ex (2008) ... (writer: "Papa Loves Mambo" - uncredited)
 2008 Camino (writer: "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo")
 2008 Humph's Last Stand (TV Special) (writer: "Mairzy Dotes")
 2008 That's Amore!: Italian-American Favorites (TV Movie) (lyrics: "There's No Tomorrow" - uncredited)
 2008 A Trip to Swadades (writer: "Mairzy Dotes")
 2007 The Little Traitor (writer: "Heartaches")
 2006 Infamous (writer: "Heartaches")
 2006 Click (writer: "I'm Gonna Live Till I Die" (1954))
 2006 Stick It (writer: "Papa Loves Mambo")
 2005 These Foolish Things (writer: "This'll Make You Whistle")
 2005 Disneymania 3 in Concert (Video) (writer: "A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes")
 2005 Elvis by the Presleys (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Hawaii Wedding Song")
 2004 Going the Distance (writer: "Papa Loves Mambo")
 2004 Cashback (Short) (writer: "Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom)")
 2004 30 Days Until I'm Famous (TV Movie) (writer: "Papa Loves Mambo")
 2004 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Marco Polo (2004) ... (writer: "Allegheny Moon" - uncredited)
 2003 Bad Santa (writer: "Papa Loves Mambo" (1954))
 2003 Las Vegas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2003) ... (writer: "Papa Loves Mambo")
 2003 The Night We Called It a Day (writer: "Papa Loves Mambo")
 2003 Bright Young Things (lyrics: "Mairzy Doats")
 2003 Anger Management (writer: "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo (The Magic Song)")
 2002 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Humilithon (2002) ... (writer: "Papa Loves Mambo")
 2002 Cinderella 2: Dreams Come True (Video) (music: "Put It Together", "Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo")
 2002 Uncle Frank (Documentary) (music: "Heartaches")
 2001 Charlotte Gray (writer: "Black Eyed Susan Brown")
 2001 Ocean's Eleven (writer: "Papa Loves Mambo")
 2001 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The New Person (2001) ... (writer: "Hawaiian Wedding Song")
 2001 Town & Country (writer: "You're Gonna See a Lot of Me")
 2000 The Last of the Blonde Bombshells (TV Movie) (writer: "Mairzy Doats")
 2000 The Cell (writer: "MAIRZY DOATS")
 2000 Restless (writer: "Sydänsuruja (Heartaches)")
 2000 Two Family House (writer: "There's No Tomorrow" (1949), "Papa Loves Mambo" (1954) - as A. Hoffman)
 1999 Reputations (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hitch: Alfred the Great (1999) ... (writer: "No One Can Like the Drummer Man" - uncredited)
 1998 The Rat Pack (TV Movie) (writer: "I'm Gonna Live Till I Die")
 1998 Disney Sing-Along-Songs: Honor to Us All (Video short) (music: "A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes")
 1998 Slums of Beverly Hills (writer: "Papa Loves Mambo")
 1997 Florentine (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.10 (1997) ... (writer: "Mi Ze Dofek Ba-Delet")
 1997 The Harmonists (music: "Auf Wiederseh'n, my Dear")
 1997 Paws (writer: "Papa Loves Mambo")
 1996 The Walt Disney World Explorer (Video Game) (writer: "A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes")
 1996 Disney Sing-Along-Songs: Topsy Turvy (Video short) (writer: "A Very Merry Un-birthday (The Un-birthday Song)")
 1996 The Pallbearer (writer: "Papa Loves Mambo")
 1995 Sing Around the Campfire (Video short) (lyrics: "Mairzy Doats")
 1995 Disney Sing-Along-Songs: Colors of the Wind (Video short) (lyrics: "The Work Song") / (music: "The Work Song")
 1995 Casino (writer: "Takes Two to Tango")
 1994 Paint Cans (writer: "Heartaches" - as Hoffman)
 1994 That's Entertainment! III (Documentary) (music: "Fit as a Fiddle" (1932) - uncredited)
 1988-1993 Full House (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The House Meets the Mouse: Part 2 (1993) ... (writer: "A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes")
- The Seven-Month Itch: Part 1 (1988) ... (writer: "A Very Merry Un-birthday (The Un-birthday Song)")
 1992 Sharon, Lois & Bram Sing A to Z (Video) ("Mairzy Doats")
 1992 The Music of Disney: A Legacy in Song (Video documentary) (writer: "A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes", "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo", "The Unbirthday Song")
 1992 My Cousin Vinny (writer: "Secretly", "Are You Really Mine")
 1991 For the Boys (writer: "I Apologize")
 1990 Twin Peaks (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.1 (1990) ... (writer: "Mairzy Doats")
 1990 Disney Sing-Along-Songs: Under the Sea (Video short) (lyrics: "A Whale of a Tale")
 1989 Back to the Future Part II (writer: "Papa Loves Mambo")
 1989 Disney Sing Along Songs: 101 Notes of Fun (Video short) (lyrics: "Fun With Music")
 1989 The Top of His Head (writer: "Mairzy Doats, Dozy Doats")
 1989 Only Fools and Horses (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Yuppy Love (1989) ... (writer: "Makin' Wickey Wackey Down in Waikiki" - uncredited)
 1988 Sharon, Lois & Bram's Elephant Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Young & Old (1988) ... (lyrics: "Mairzy Doats")
 1988 Aloha Summer (writer: "Hawaiian Wedding Song (Ke Kali Nei Au)")
 1988 Dolly (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- My Hawaii (1988) ... (lyrics: "Hawaiian Wedding Song")
 1987 Empire of the Sun (writer: "SWING IS IN THE AIR")
 1987 Disney Sing-Along-Songs: The Bare Necessities (Video short) (lyrics: "Cinderella Work Song") / (music: "Cinderella Work Song")
 1987 Radio Days (writer: "Mairzy Doats" (1943))
 1986 Disney Sing-Along-Songs: Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah (Video short) (lyrics: "The Unbirthday Song") / (music: "The Unbirthday Song", "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo")
 1986 Näkemiin, hyvästi (lyrics: "You Make Nice / Hymyn suot kelle vain") / (writer: "You Make Nice / Hymyn suot kelle vain")
 1986 Ursula (writer: "Sydänsuruja (Heartaches)")
 1986 Living Seas (TV Movie) (music: "A Whale of a Tale")
 1985 The Walt Disney Comedy and Magic Revue (Video short) (writer: "Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo")
 1985 Falcon Crest (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cold Comfort (1985) ... (writer: "Mairzy Doats" - uncredited)
 1985 Heaven Help Us (lyrics: "Hawaiian Wedding Song")
 1984 Viimeinen keikka (TV Movie) (writer: "Sydänsuruja")
 1984 Maria's Lovers (writer: "Mairzy Doats" - as Hoffman)
 1981 Steve Martin's Best Show Ever (TV Special) (writer: "Fit as a Fiddle" - uncredited)
 1981 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- An Explosive Affair: Part 1 (1981) ... (music: "Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom)" - uncredited)
 1980 Raging Bull (music: "Heartaches" (1931))
 1978 Good Old Days Part II (TV Special) (writer: "Allegheny Moon")
 1978 Bobby Vinton's Rock 'n Rollers (TV Special) (writer: "Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom)")
  All in the Family (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1978) (writer - 1 episode, 1971)
- Love Comes to the Butcher (1978) ... (lyrics: "Mairzy Doats" - uncredited)
- Gloria Poses in the Nude (1971) ... (writer: "Mairzy Doats" - uncredited)
  M*A*S*H (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes, 1974 - 1978) (writer - 1 episode, 1972)
- Your Hit Parade (1978) ... (music: "If I Knew You Were Comin' I'd've Baked a Cake")
- George (1974) ... (music: "Fit as a Fiddle")
- Henry, Please Come Home (1972) ... (writer: "If I Knew You Were Comin' I'd've Baked a Cake" - uncredited)
  Martine (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1977) (music - 1 episode, 1977)
- Martine X (1977) ... (lyrics: "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo") / (music: "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo")
 1976 Slumber Party '57 (writer: "Allegheny Moon")
 1976 The Bette Midler Show (TV Special) (writer: "A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes" - uncredited)
 1975 Barbary Coast (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Guns for a Queen (1975) ... (writer: "A Whale of a Tale")
 1975 The Day of the Locust (writer: "Everything's in Rhythm with My Heart")
 1973 Larry Grayson's Generation Game (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.17 (1973) ... (writer: "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo (The Magic Song)" - uncredited)
 1973 Class of '44 (lyrics: "Mairzy Doats") / (music: "Mairzy Doats")
 1973 Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Hawaiian Wedding Song")
 1973 Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii - Rehearsal Concert (TV Special) (writer: "Hawaiian Wedding Song")
 1972 The Ruling Class (writer: "Mairzy Doats and Dozy Doats" - uncredited)
 1969 Mondo Trasho (writer: "Hot Diggity")
 1969 Here's Lucy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Lucy and Carol Burnett (1969) ... (writer: "Fit as a Fiddle")
 1966 Petticoat Junction (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Almost Annual Charity Show (1966) ... (lyrics: "Hawaiian Wedding Song" - uncredited)
 1965 The Drifter (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Going Aboard (1965) ... (writer: "Beyond the Reef" - uncredited)
 1965 Ship of Fools (lyrics: "Auf Wiedersehen, My Dear" - uncredited) / (music: "Auf Wiedersehen, My Dear" - uncredited)
 1964 36 Hours (lyrics: "Mairzy Doats" - uncredited)
 1964 Coronation Street (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.391 (1964) ... (writer: "Mairzy Doats" - uncredited)
 1964 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Disneyland Goes to the World's Fair (1964) ... (writer: "A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes" - uncredited)
  Bandstand (TV Series) (music - 1 episode, 1962) (writer - 1 episode, 1961)
- Episode dated 27 October 1962 (1962) ... (music: "Heartaches")
- Episode dated 28 January 1961 (1961) ... (writer: "Make Me A Miracle")
 1961 Sing Along with Mitch (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Early Days in New York City (1961) ... (lyrics: "Mairzy Doats" - uncredited)
 1961 Blue Hawaii (writer: "Hawaiian Wedding Song")
 1961 Buffalo Gun (writer: "You Can't Hurt Me Anymore")
 1960 Ocean's 11 (lyrics: "I'm Gonna Live Until I Die" (1954))
 1957-1960 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- John Forsythe (1960) ... (writer: "Hawaiian Wedding Song" - uncredited)
- Robert Horton (1959) ... (writer: "Hawaiian Wedding Song" - uncredited)
- José Ferrer (1958) ... (writer: "Marzy Doats", "Chibaba-Chibaba" - uncredited)
- Ronald Reagan (1957) ... (writer: "Mairzy Doats", "Chibaba Chababa" - uncredited)
 1956-1959 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Dick Van Dyke, Nat King Cole, Eddie Foy, Jr., Rosemary June, the McGuire Sisters (1959) ... (writer: "Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom)" - uncredited)
- Henry Fonda, Ann Francis, Vera-Ellen, The Platters, Paul Winchell & Jerry Mahoney (1956) ... (writer: "Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom)")
 1956-1958 You Bet Your Life (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- Episode #9.6 (1958) ... (music: "Heartaches")
- Episode #6.31 (1956) ... (music: "Heartaches")
 1958 The Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Edie Adams (1958) ... (writer: "I'm Gonna Live Until I Die" - uncredited)
 1957 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Fred MacMurray, Ann Miller, Bob Crosby (1957) ... (writer: "I'm Gonna Live 'Til I Die" - uncredited)
 1957 The Gisele MacKenzie Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Ronald Reagan (1957) ... (lyrics: "Little Man, You've Had a Busy Day" - 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)
- Frank Sinatra, Janis Paige, Natalie Wood (1957) ... (writer: "I'm Going to Live Until I Die" - uncredited)
  Trente-Six Chandelles (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1957) (music - 1 episode, 1956)
- Episode dated 1 April 1957 (1957) ... (writer: "Hop Digui-di")
- Maurice Chevalier (1956) ... (music: "Cendrillon")
 1954-1956 Your Hit Parade (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 9 June 1956 (1956) ... (writer: "Hot Diggity")
- Episode dated 2 June 1956 (1956) ... (writer: "Hot Diggity")
- Episode dated 4 December 1954 (1954) ... (writer: "Papa Loves Mambo")
 1955 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Musical Version (1955) ... (writer: "I Love Her, That's Why" - uncredited)
 1954 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (music: "A Whale of a Tale")
 1953 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.1 (1953) ... (writer: "There's No Tomorrow" - uncredited)
 1953 A Mouse Divided (Short) (music: "Apple Blossoms and Chapel Bells")
 1953 The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tuba Incident (1953) ... (writer: "Takes Two To Tango" - uncredited)
 1952 Stars in the Eye (TV Special) (writer: "Two To Tango")
 1952 Ikiru (writer: "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo" - uncredited)
 1952 Singin' in the Rain (music: "Fit as a Fiddle" (1932))
 1951 Two Tickets to Broadway ("There's No Tomorrow")
 1951 Sunny Side of the Street (writer: "I'm Gonna Live Till I Die")
 1951 Alice in Wonderland (writer: "A Very Merry Un-birthday (The Un-birthday Song)" (1951) - uncredited)
 1951 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.30 (1951) ... (writer: "I Apologize")
 1950 Cinderella (lyrics: "Cinderella" (1949), "A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes" (1949), "Sing, Sweet Nightingale" (1949), "The Work Song" (1949), "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo" (1949), "So This Is Love" (1949) - uncredited) / (music: "Cinderella" (1949), "A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes" (1949), "Sing, Sweet Nightingale" (1949), "The Work Song" (1949), "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo" (1949), "So This Is Love" (1949) - uncredited)
 1950 Montana (writer: "Reckon I'm in Love")
 1949 The Girl from Jones Beach (writer: "Auf Wiedersehen, My Dear" - uncredited)
 1948 Music Man (writer: "Little Man, You've Had a Busy Day")
 1947 Rose of Santa Rosa (writer: "Rose of Santa Rosa")
 1947 Variety in Sepia (TV Special) (writer: "Chi-Baba, Chi-Baba (My Bambino Go to Sleep)")
 1947 Community Sing 9651: Heartaches (Short) (music: "Heartaches")
 1947 Heartaches (writer: "Heartaches")
 1946 Cinderella Jones (writer: "She Broke My Heart in Three Places" - uncredited)
 1946 Book Revue (Short) (writer: "She Broke My Heart in Three Places" - uncredited)
 1945 Christmas in Connecticut (writer: "She Broke My Heart in Three Places" - uncredited)
 1945 A Gruesome Twosome (Short) (music: "She Broke My Heart in Three Places" - uncredited)
 1945 Diamond Horseshoe (lyrics: "Mairzy Doats" - uncredited)
 1944 The Big Noise (writer: "Mairzy Doats" (1943) - uncredited)
 1944 Swing in the Saddle (writer: "She Broke My Heart in Three Places" - uncredited)
 1943 Stage Door Canteen (lyrics: "Machine Gun Song" (1943) - uncredited) / (music: "Machine Gun Song" (1943) - uncredited)
 1943 Young and Beautiful (Short) (writer: "We're All In The Same Boat" - as Hoffman)
 1943 Tortoise Wins by a Hare (Short) (writer: "Black Coffee" - 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 Little Blabbermouse (Short) (music: "Apple Blossoms and Chapel Bells" - uncredited)
 1940 A Gander at Mother Goose (Short) (writer: "Black Coffee" - uncredited)
 1940 Suicide Legion (writer: "Sunset In Vienna", "We'll Never Run Short Of Love")
 1940 The Hardship of Miles Standish (Short) (music: "Apple Blossoms and Chapel Bells")
 1940 'Til We Meet Again (music: "Apple Blossoms and Chapel Bells" (1939) - uncredited) / (writer: "Auf Wiedersehen, My Dear" (1932) - uncredited)
 1940 Elmer's Candid Camera (Short) (music: "Sticks and Stones" - uncredited)
 1939 The Film Fan (Short) (music: "Sticks and Stones" - uncredited)
 1939 Inspector Hornleigh on Holiday (writer: "Half and Half" - uncredited)
 1939 Porky's Picnic (Short) (music: "Sticks and Stones" - uncredited)
 1939 Shipyard Sally (writer: "It's Written All Over You" - uncredited)
 1939 A Girl Must Live (writer: "Gangway")
 1939 Prest-O Change-O (Short) (writer: "Black Coffee" (1935) - uncredited)
 1939 The Amazing Mr. Forrest (writer: "If It Wasn't For An Early", "Turn On The Lovelight")
 1939 Murder in the Night (writer: "Turn on the Lovelight", "If It Wasn't for an Early Bird" - uncredited)
 1938 Listen, Darling (lyrics: "On the Bumpy Road to Love" (1938)) / (music: "On the Bumpy Road to Love" (1938))
 1938 Hold My Hand (writer: "Turn On The Love Light")
 1938 Bank Holiday (writer: "When You Gotta Sing, You Gotta Sing", "Gangway", "Lord And Lady Whoozis" - uncredited)
 1937 Splinters in the Air (lyrics: "Watching the Stars" - as Hoffman) / (music: "Watching the Stars" - as Hoffman)
 1937 Young and Innocent (writer: "No One Can Like the Drummer Man" - as Hoffman, uncredited)
 1937 Rhythm Racketeer (as Hoffman, "Musical Number "Rhythm Racketeer", "Musical Number "Seven Different Sweeties a Week", "Musical Number "You Struck the Right Note")
 1937 Sunday Night at the Trocadero (Short) (writer: "There's Always a Happy Ending")
 1937 The Melody Maker (writer: "Sweet Muchacha" - uncredited)
 1937 Gangway (writer: "When You Gotta Sing, You Gotta Sing", "Lord and Lady Whoozis", "Moon or No Moon", "Gangway")
 1937 Backstage (writer: "Stranded", "Stay Awhile")
 1937 Married Before Breakfast (music: "Fit as a Fiddle" (1932) - uncredited)
 1937 Porky and Gabby (Short) (writer: "Black Coffee" - uncredited)
 1937 Take My Tip (writer: "I Was Anything But Sentimental", "Birdie Out of a Cage")
 1937 Girl in the Street (writer: "Jingle of the Jungle", "The Eyes of the World Are Upon You")
 1937 You're in the Army Now (writer: "Turning the Town Upside Down")
 1937 Good Morning, Boys (writer: "Baby, Whatcha Gonna Do Tonight?" - uncredited)
 1936 Don't Look Now (Short) (writer: "Black Coffee" - uncredited)
 1936 Jack of All Trades (writer: "Tap Your Tootsies", "You're Sweeter Than You Thought You Were", "Where There's You, There's Me" - as A. Hoffman)
 1936 Porky in the North Woods (Short) (writer: "Black Coffee" - uncredited)
 1936 This'll Make You Whistle (writer: "I'm in a Dancing Mood", "There Isn't Any Limit to My Love", "Without Rhythm", "You've Got the Wrong Rhumba", "I'm Never Too Busy for You", "Cocktail Time", "Keep Your Eye on the Sky", "I Don't Give a Continental", "I Make a Motion", "My Red Letter Day", "Crazy with Love")
 1936 Public Enemy's Wife (writer: "Meet Me in the Gloaming" (1933) - uncredited)
 1936 The Phantom Ship (Short) (writer: "Black Coffee" - uncredited)
 1936 When Knights Were Bold ("I'M STILL DREAMING", "LET'S PUT SOME PEOPLE TO WORK")
 1935 Car of Dreams (writer: "Car of Dreams" - uncredited)
 1935 She Shall Have Music (writer: "The Band That Jack Built", "Moanin' Minnie", "Sailing Along on a Carpet of Clouds", "Nothin' on Earth", "Don't Ask Me Any Questions", " (Do The) Runaround", "May All Your Troubles Be Little Ones", "My First Thrill" - uncredited)
 1935 Come Out of the Pantry ("Everything Stops for Tea", "From One Minute to Another")
 1935 Hyde Park Corner (writer: "Did You Get That Out of a Book?", "You Don't Know the Half of It")
 1935 First a Girl (writer: "Little Silkworm", "It's Written All Over Your Face", "I Can Wiggle My Ears", "Say The Word And It's Yours", "Every thing's In Rhythm With My Heart", "Half and Half", "Londonola" - as A.Hoffman, uncredited)
 1935 A Fire Has Been Arranged (writer: "It Doesn't Cost A Thing To Smile", "The Latest Members Of The Fire Brigade" - uncredited)
 1935 Stormy Weather (writer: "Tell Me With Your Eyes")
 1935 Peg of Old Drury (writer: "A Little Dash of Dublin" - uncredited)
 1935 Squibs (writer: "Squibs", "One Way Street", "Have You Ever Have The Feeling You're Flying?", "The Londonola")
 1935 Heat Wave (writer: "If Your Father Only Knew", "San Felipe" - uncredited)
 1935 All-Star Vaudeville (Short) (writer: "Why Don't You Practice What You Preach" - uncredited)
 1935 Eggs Mark the Spot (Short) (writer: "Why Don't You Practice What You Preach" - uncredited)
 1934 The Chases of Pimple Street (Short) (writer: "You Gotta Give Credit to Love" - uncredited)
 1934 Buddy the Dentist (Short) (writer: "He's a Humdinger" - uncredited)
 1934 Marie Galante (writer: "Serves Me Right for Treating You Wrong")
 1934 Betty Boop's Prize Show (Short) (writer: "You're in My Power" - uncredited)
 1934 Kansas City Princess (music: "Better to Love You, My Dear" - uncredited)
 1934 Mike Fright (Short) (lyrics: "Jimmy Had a Nickel" - uncredited) / (music: "Jimmy Had a Nickel" - uncredited)
 1934 Listening In (Short) (writer: "Little Man You've Had a Busy Day" - uncredited)
 1933 The Son of Kong (writer: "Fit As a Fiddle" - uncredited)
 1933 College Coach (writer: "Meet Me in the Gloaming" (1933) - uncredited)
 1933 Baby Face (writer: "Meet Me In The Gloaming" - uncredited)
 1933 Betty Boop's Penthouse (Short) (music: "Suzanne" - uncredited)
 1933 The Magic Mummy (Short) (music: "The Cop on the Beat, the Man in the Moon, and Me" - uncredited)
 1933 Blue of the Night (Short) (writer: "Auf Wiedersehen, My Dear" - uncredited)
 1932 Hollywood on Parade No. A-2 (Short) (writer: "Auf Wiedersehen, My Dear")
 1932 Jewel Robbery (writer: "Auf Wiedersehen, My Dear" (1932) - uncredited)
 1931 Darn Tootin (Short) (writer: "I Apologize" - uncredited)
 1931 Confessions of a Co-Ed (writer: "Ya Got Love" - uncredited)
 1929 Angora Love (Short) (writer: "You're a Pain in the Heart to Me" - uncredited)
 1929 Coletta Ryan and Duke Yellman (Short) (music: "In the Hush of the Night" - uncredited)
 1928 The Roof Garden Revue (Short) (writer: "Over the Garden Wall" - uncredited)
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Vivian Ellis, Samuel Lerner, Al Goodhart, and his musical, "Hide and Seek," was performed at the Streatham Hill Theatre in Streatham Hill, London, England with Bobby Howes, Cicely Courtneidge, and John Byron in the cast. Jack Hulbert was director. See more »

Alternate Names:

A.Hoffman | A. Hoffman

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Biography in: "American National Biography". Supplement 1, pp. 275-277. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002. See more »

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