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Murray Spivack (1903–1994)

Murray Spivack was born on September 6, 1903 in Russia. He is known for his work on Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970), Hello, Dolly! (1969) and King Kong (1933). He died on May 8, 1994 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »


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Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Tora! Tora! Tora! Sound Department
Hello, Dolly! Sound Department
King Kong Sound Department
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 1966 The Bible: In the Beginning... (music recordist)
 1964 Man in the 5th Dimension (Documentary) (music recordist - as Murray Spivak)
 1962 Advise & Consent (music recordist)
 1960 The Alamo (music recordist)
 1958 South Pacific (music recordist)
 1954 Carmen Jones (music recordist)
 1953 The Desert Rats (musician: drums, percussion - uncredited)
 1952 What Price Glory (musician: drums, percussion - uncredited)
 1951 Fixed Bayonets! (musician: drums, percussion - uncredited)
 1947 The Shocking Miss Pilgrim (music mixer - uncredited)
 1946 Margie (music mixer - uncredited)
 1946 Three Little Girls in Blue (music mixer - uncredited)
 1946 Centennial Summer (music mixer - uncredited)
 1946 Anna and the King of Siam (music mixer - uncredited)
 1946 Smoky (music mixer - uncredited)
 1946 Somewhere in the Night (music mixer - uncredited)
 1946 The Dark Corner (music mixer - uncredited)
 1946 Dragonwyck (music mixer - uncredited)
 1946 Sentimental Journey (music mixer - uncredited)
 1946 Colonel Effingham's Raid (music mixer - uncredited)
 1946 Shock (music mixer - uncredited)
 1945 Doll Face (music mixer - uncredited)
 1945 Leave Her to Heaven (music mixer - uncredited)
 1945 Fallen Angel (music mixer - uncredited)
 1945 The Dolly Sisters (music mixer - uncredited)
 1945 State Fair (music mixer - uncredited)
 1945 Within These Walls (music mixer - uncredited)
 1945 The Caribbean Mystery (music mixer - uncredited)
 1945 A Bell for Adano (music mixer - uncredited)
 1945 Captain Eddie (music mixer - uncredited)
 1945 Junior Miss (music mixer - uncredited)
 1945 Nob Hill (music mixer - uncredited)
 1945 Wonder Man (music mixer - uncredited)
 1945 Don Juan Quilligan (music mixer - uncredited)
 1945 Where Do We Go from Here? (music mixer - uncredited)
 1945 Diamond Horseshoe (music mixer - uncredited)
 1945 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (music mixer - uncredited)
 1945 Hangover Square (music mixer - uncredited)
 1944 Winged Victory (music mixer - uncredited)
 1944 The Keys of the Kingdom (music mixer - uncredited)
 1944 Sunday Dinner for a Soldier (music mixer - uncredited)
 1944 The Princess and the Pirate (music mixer - uncredited)
 1944 Something for the Boys (music mixer - uncredited)
 1944 Laura (music mixer - uncredited)
 1934 The Little Minister (music recording supervisor - uncredited)
 1934 The Gay Divorcee (music recordist)
 1934 Down to Their Last Yacht (music recordist)
 1934 The Life of Vergie Winters (music recordist)
 1934 Stingaree (music recordist)
 1934 Finishing School (music recordist - uncredited)
 1934 Spitfire (music recording supervisor - uncredited)
 1934 The Lost Patrol (music recordist)
 1933 Flying Down to Rio (music recordist - uncredited)
 1933 Morning Glory (music recordist - uncredited)
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Was one of the great drum teachers and taught such legendary drummers as Louie Bellson, Dave Garibaldi,, Joe Morello and Remo Belli.

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