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Norman Newell (1919–2004)

Norman Newell was born on January 25, 1919 in Plaistow, London, England. He died on December 1, 2004 in Rustington, West Sussex, England. See full bio »

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Mondo cane Soundtrack
The Dream Maker Soundtrack
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 2017 The Last Post (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... (writer: "Portrait of My Love" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... (writer: "Portrait of My Love" - uncredited)
 2013 Matterhorn (writer: "This is My Life" - as N. Newell)
 2012 Torka aldrig tårar utan handskar (TV Mini-Series) (lyrics: "This is my life") / (writer: "This is my life")
 2012 The X Factor Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 11 Performance Night (2012) ... (writer: "This is My Life (La Vita)")
 2012 She Male Snails (Documentary) (lyrics: "This is My Life") / (writer: "This is My Life")
 2011 Shirley (TV Movie) (lyrics: "This is My Life")
 2010 t Schaep met de 5 pooten (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Trudy (2010) ... (writer: "Dit is mijn lijf")
 2010 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2010: Live Semi-Final 4 (2010) ... (writer: "This Is My Life" - uncredited)
 2009 The New Paul O'Grady Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 11 December 2009 (2009) ... (writer: "This Is My Life")
 2009 BBC Electric Proms (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dame Shirley Bassey (2009) ... (writer: "This Is My Life (La vita)")
 2005-2007 Idols! (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Liveshow #1 - Las Vegas (2007) ... (writer: "This Is My Life")
- Liveshow #1 - Mijn Geboortejaar (2005) ... (writer: "This Is My Life")
 2005 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 5: My Idols (2005) ... (writer: "Never Never Never")
 1999 A Walk on the Moon (writer: "More ('Ti guardero nel cuore')" (1962))
 1997 Out to Sea (lyrics: "More (Ti guardero nel cuore)" (1962))
 1991-1997 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #8.12 (1997) ... (writer: "Portrait of My Love")
- Grand Final 1991 (1991) ... (writer: "This Is My Life")
 1997 Weapons of Mass Distraction (TV Movie) (writer: "MORE", "MORE" (REPRISE))
 1994 Un paradiso (Short) (writer: "Grande grande grande")
 1992 The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag (writer: "Forget Domani")
 1990 Silent Scream (writer: "I Don't Care" - uncredited)
 1989 Dream Baby (TV Movie) (lyrics: "More" - uncredited)
 1985 Bassey: You Ain't Heard Nothing Yet (Video) (lyrics: "Never, Never, Never (Grande, Grande, Grande)", "This Is My Life")
 1984 Champions ("Sometimes")
 1980 Tres mujeres de hoy (lyrics: "To Be The One You Love")
 1979 Claude Francois: The Film of His Life (Documentary) (writer: "So Near and Yet So Far")
 1976 The Opening of Misty Beethoven (writer: "Rebel" - uncredited)
 1974-1975 The Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode dated 22 April 1975 (1975) ... (writer: "This Is My Life (La Vita)")
- Episode dated 8 October 1974 (1974) ... (writer: "Never, Never, Never")
- Episode dated 27 June 1974 (1974) ... (writer: "Never, Never, Never")
- Episode dated 14 March 1974 (1974) ... (writer: "Never, Never, Never")
 1974 Nuova Guinea, l'isola dei cannibali (Documentary) (lyrics: "Why")
 1973 The Graham Kennedy Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 16 August 1973 (1973) ... (writer: "Never, Never, Never")
- Episode dated 7 June 1973 (1973) ... (writer: "This Is My Life (La Vita)")
 1973 Tiffany Jones (writer: "Tiffany Jones")
 1973 Not Now Darling (lyrics: "Not Now Darling")
 1972 Along the Way (lyrics: "Along the Way")
 1972 Seven Blood-Stained Orchids (lyrics: "Why")
 1972 Burke & Hare (lyrics: "Burke and Hare")
 1971 The Statue (lyrics: "Title Song . . ."Charlie")
 1971 Say Hello to Yesterday (lyrics: "Say Hello to Yesterday", "Hello Happiness Goodbye Misery")
 1970 Con quale amore, con quanto amore (writer: "So Much Love", "More", "Why")
 1969 The Ravine (lyrics: "Two Strangers")
 1969 So Sweet... So Perverse (lyrics: "Why")
 1968 Subterfuge (writer: "No Escape")
 1968 The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom (lyrics: "The Way That I Live", "Let's Live for Love") / (writer: "Main Title Theme")
 1968 Prudence and the Pill (lyrics: "Too Soon To Tell You")
 1968 The Violent Four (lyrics: "Strange World")
 1968 The Belle Star Story (lyrics: "No Time for Love")
 1968 The Biggest Bundle of Them All (lyrics: "Most Of All There's You")
 1965 The Car That Became a Star (Documentary short) (lyrics: "Forget Domani")
 1965 The Alphabet Murders ("Amanda", "Come Back Baby", uncredited)
 1965 The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders (lyrics: "Theme from the Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders")
 1965 Masquerade (lyrics: "Masquerade")
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.11 (1965) ... (writer: "Now That You've Gone")
 1964 The Yellow Rolls-Royce (lyrics: "Forget Domani")
 1964 The Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Andy Williams Visits Joey (1964) ... (lyrics: "More")
 1964 The 36th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "More")
 1964 The Lawrence Welk Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Academy Award Winners (1964) ... (lyrics: "More" - uncredited)
 1964 A Song for Europe (TV Movie) ("Its Funny How You Know")
 1964 It's All Over Town ("My love will still be there")
 1963 The Dream Maker (lyrics: "The Dream Maker", "Meeting You", "Maximum Plus", "Call Me Kitten", "Somebody Else, Not Me", "Egg and Chips", "That's Lovin' - That's Livin'", "Day Without You", "It's Summer", "Once Upon a Time in Venice", "The Boys on the Beach")
 1963 Eurovision Song Contest: Grand Prix 1963 (TV Special) (writer: "Say Wonderful Things")
 1962 Play It Cool (lyrics: "Who Can Say?", "Take It Easy", "Cry My Heart Out", "But I Don't Care")
 1962 Tiara Tahiti (writer: "Tiara Tahiti")
 1962 Mondo cane (Documentary) (lyrics: "Ti guarderò nel cuore (More)")
 1962 Village of Daughters (lyrics: "Village of Daughters")
 1961 I Promised to Pay ("It Happens Every Day")
 1958 Girls at Sea (lyrics: "Girls at Sea")
 1958 The Inbetween Age (lyrics: "Before We Say Goodnight") / (music: "Before We Say Goodnight")
 1956 Child in the House (lyrics: "Time to Dream")
 1956 The Extra Day (lyrics: "The Extra Day", "There's a time and a place")
 1956 Who Done It ? (lyrics: "To Know You Is To Love You", "Golden Afternoon" - uncredited)
 1955 All for Mary ("The Title Song "All For Mary")
 1955 One Good Turn (writer: "Take A Step In The Right Direction")
 1954 Duel in the Jungle ("The Night Belongs To Me")
 1953 Melba (lyrics: "Dreamtime")
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Show Show Composer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (7 credits)

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Producer of the album: "Parade of Disney Hits"

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