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Walter Schumann (I) (1913–1958)

Walter Schumann was born on October 8, 1913 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on The Night of the Hunter (1955), Inspector Gadget (1999) and Sixteen Candles (1984). He died on August 21, 1958 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

(1955)
Inspector Gadget Soundtrack
(1999)
Sixteen Candles Soundtrack
(1984)
Dragnet Music Department
(1951-1959)

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 2003-2004 Dragnet (TV Series) (composer - 5 episodes)
- Riddance (2004) ... (composer: original theme)
- Retribution (2004) ... (composer: original theme)
- Slice of Life (2003) ... (composer: original theme)
- The Magic Bullet (2003) ... (composer: original theme)
- 17 in 6 (2003) ... (composer: original theme)
 1992 Square One Television (TV Series) (composer - 7 episodes)
- Episode #5.5 (1992) ... (composer: Danger Ahead) / (composer: Dragnet March)
- Episode #5.4 (1992) ... (composer: Danger Ahead)
- Episode #4.25 ... (composer: Danger Ahead) / (composer: Dragnet March)
- Episode #3.35 ... (composer: Danger Ahead)
- Episode #4.19 ... (composer: Danger Ahead)
 1987 The Art of Noise: Dragnet (Video short)
 1967-1970 Dragnet 1967 (TV Series) (composer - 98 episodes)
- D.H.Q.: The Victims (1970) ... (composer: theme music)
- Burglary: Baseball (1970) ... (composer: theme music)
- Robbery: The Harassing Wife (1970) ... (composer: theme music)
- I.A.D.: The Receipt (1970) ... (composer: theme music)
- D.H.Q.: Night School (1970) ... (composer: theme music)
  Stahlnetz (TV Series) (composer - 4 episodes, 1962 - 1966) ((theme music - 1 episode, 1964)
- Der fünfte Mann (1966) ... (composer: theme music)
- Nacht zum Ostersonntag (1965) ... (composer: theme music)
- Strandkorb 421 (1964) ... ((theme music: Stahlnetz)
- Spur 211 (1962) ... (composer: theme music)
- In jeder Stadt... (1962) ... (composer: theme music)
 1958-1959 Steve Canyon (TV Series) (composer - 34 episodes)
- Operation Firebee (1959) ... (composer: theme music)
- Sabotage (1959) ... (composer: theme music)
- Project U.F.O. (1959) ... (composer: theme music)
- Room 313 (1959) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Korean Story (1959) ... (composer: theme music)
 1955 Dragnet (TV Series) (conductor - 1 episode)
- The Big Pipe (1955) ... (conductor)
 1955 Dateline: Disneyland (TV Special documentary) (musical director)
 1954 Dragnet (music conductor)
 1953 Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1952 Lost in Alaska (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1952 Francis Goes to West Point (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1952 Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1952 Just Across the Street (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1952 Here Come the Nelsons (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 Comin' Round the Mountain (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 Up Front (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 Kansas Raiders (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 Atom Man vs. Superman (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 Ma and Pa Kettle Go to Town (composer: stock music - uncredited) / (orchestrator)
 1949 Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 Calamity Jane and Sam Bass (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 Africa Screams (musical director - uncredited)
 1949 Ma and Pa Kettle (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1948 Mexican Hayride (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1948 In This Corner (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1947 I'll Be Yours (musical director: for Miss Durbin)
 1939 Escape to Paradise (vocal arranger - as Walter Schuman)
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Walter Schumann was one of the first recipients of the new procedure known as open-heart surgery, at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Unfortunately his procedure was unsuccessful. He was 44 years old.

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