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Rex Koury (1911–2006)

Trivia:

Musical director on CBS Radio's "Gunsmoke" (1952-1961). See more trivia »

Died:

(age 95) in Casper, Wyoming, USA

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Stars Over Hollywood
(1950-1951)
The Pacific
The Pacific Soundtrack
The Plymouth Playhouse
The Plymouth Playhouse Music Department
(1953)

Filmography

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 1955-1975 Gunsmoke (TV Series) (composer - 635 episodes)
- The Sharecroppers (1975) ... (composer: theme music - uncredited)
- Manolo (1975) ... (composer: theme music - uncredited)
- The Busters (1975) ... (composer: theme music - uncredited)
- I Have Promises to Keep (1975) ... (composer: theme music - uncredited)
- Hard Labor (1975) ... (composer: theme music - uncredited)
 1966 The Big Money (TV Series) (musical director)
 1963 You Don't Say (TV Series) (musical director)
 1953 The Plymouth Playhouse (TV Series) (musical director - 2 episodes)
- A Tale of Two Cities: Part 2 (1953) ... (musical director)
- A Tale of Two Cities: Part 1 (1953) ... (musical director)
 1951 The Bill Gwinn Show (TV Series) (musical director)
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 1968 Silent Treatment (Documentary)
 1952 Campbell Summer Soundstage (TV Series) (3 episodes)
 1951-1952 Hollywood Opening Night (TV Series) (21 episodes)
- Prison Doctor (1952)
- The Kirbys (1952)
 1950-1951 Stars Over Hollywood (TV Series) (37 episodes)
- Conqueror's Isle (1951)
- The Iron Mask (1951)
- Pretty Boy (1951)
 1949 Oboler Comedy Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Mr. Dydee (1949)
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 2017 A Dog's Purpose (writer: "Score from Gunsmoke")
 2010 The Pacific (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Iwo Jima (2010) ... (writer: "NBC Chime")
 1955 Gunsmoke (TV Series) ("The Old Trail")
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Trivia:

Rex Koury composed the "Gunsmoke" theme song while sitting on the toilet. See more »

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