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Caddyshack Music Department
Friday the 13th: A New Beginning
Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory


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 2000 American Experience (TV Series documentary) (music consultant - 1 episode)
- Return with Honor (2000) ... (music consultant)
 1999 The Man Who Makes Things Happen: David L. Wolper (TV Movie) (music supervisor)
 1996 Uncle Sam (Video) (music editor - as Jack Tillar)
 1994 Last Time Out (music editor - as Jack Tiller)
 1992 House IV (Video) (music editor - as Jack Tillar)
 1992 Aces: Iron Eagle III (music editor)
  National Geographic Specials (TV Series documentary) (music editor - 14 episodes, 1965 - 1973) (musical director - 7 episodes, 1966 - 1971) (music supervisor - 5 episodes, 1984 - 1991) (music director - 1 episode, 1968)
- The Soul of Spain (1991) ... (music supervisor)
- Bali: Masterpiece of the Gods (1990) ... (music supervisor)
- Australia's Twilight of the Dreamtime (1988) ... (music supervisor)
- Jerusalem: Within These Walls (1986) ... (music supervisor - as Jack Tillar)
- Love Those Trains (1984) ... (music supervisor)
 1990 Angel of Death (TV Movie) (music editor - as Jack Tiller)
 1990 Maniac Cop 2 (music editor)
 1990 Far Out Man (music editor - as Jack Tillar)
 1990 Amazon: Land of the Flooded Forest (TV Movie documentary) (music supervisor - as Jack Tillar)
 1989 Relentless (music editor - as Jack Tillar)
 1989 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series) (music editor - 1 episode)
- Lover Come Hack to Me (1989) ... (music editor - as Jack Tillar)
 1989 Dead Bang (music editor - uncredited)
 1988 Red Scorpion (music editor - as Jack Tillar)
 1988 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (music editor - 1 episode)
- Lillian Gish: The Actor's Life for Me (1988) ... (music editor)
 1988 Maniac Cop (music editor)
 1987 Baka: The People of the Rainforest (TV Movie) (music supervisor)
 1987 Lions of the African Night (Documentary) (music editor - as Jack Tillar)
 1987 Will Rogers: Look Back in Laughter (TV Movie) (music supervisor)
 1987 Happy Anniversary 007: 25 Years of James Bond (TV Movie documentary) (music editor - as Jack Tillar)
 1987 The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory (TV Movie) (music editor - as Jack Tillar)
 1986 National Geographic Video: Secrets of the Titanic (Video documentary) (music supervisor - as Jack Tillar)
 1986 Babes in Toyland (TV Movie) (music editor - as Jack Tillar)
 1986 Invaders from Mars (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (music editor - as Jack Tiller)
 1985 Land of the Tiger (Documentary) (music supervisor - as Jack Tillar)
 1982-1985 Ripley's Believe It or Not! (TV Series) (music editor - 2 episodes)
- Episode #23 (1985) ... (music editor)
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... (music editor)
 1985 Silver Bullet (music editor)
 1985 Invasion U.S.A. (supervising music editor - as Jack Tillar)
 1985 The Key to Rebecca (TV Movie) (music editor)
 1985 Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (music editor - as Jack Tiller)
 1985 Ballad of the Irish Horse (TV Movie documentary) (music supervisor - as Jack Tillar)
 1984 Australia's Animal Mysteries (TV Movie documentary) (music editor)
 1984 Missing in Action (music editor - as Jack Tillar)
 1984 Helen Keller: The Miracle Continues (TV Movie) (composer: additional music)
 1984 Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (music editor - as Jack Tillar)
 1983 Classic Creatures: Return of the Jedi (TV Movie documentary) (composer: additional music)
 1983 Bill: On His Own (TV Movie) (music supervisor)
 1983 Prime Times (TV Movie) (music supervisor)
 1982 E.T. and Friends: Magical Movie Visitors (TV Movie documentary) (music editor)
 1982 Friday the 13th Part III (music editor - as Jack Tillar)
 1981 Small World (TV Movie) (music editor)
 1981 Under the Rainbow (music editor: Nieman-Tillar Associates - as Jack Tillar)
 1981 Zorro: The Gay Blade (music editor - as Jack Tillar)
 1981 Dead & Buried (music editor - as Jack Tillar)
 1981 Friday the 13th Part 2 (music editor - uncredited)
 1980 SP FX: Special Effects - The Empire Strikes Back (TV Movie documentary) (composer: incidental music - as Jack Tillar)
 1980 Caddyshack (music editor - as Jack Tillar)
 1980 The Exterminator (music editor - as Jack Tillar)
 1980 Day of Resurrection (music editor: international version - as Jack Tillar)
 1980 Friday the 13th (music editor - uncredited)
 1979 Something Short of Paradise (music editor - as Jack Tillar)
 1978 Our Winning Season (music editor - as Jack Tillar)
 1978 The Buddy Holly Story (music editor - as Jack Tillar)
 1976 Brenda Starr (TV Movie) (music revisor)
 1976 The Unexplained: The UFO Connection (TV Movie documentary) (music editor)
 1975 The Giant Spider Invasion (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1975 Fear on Trial (TV Movie) (music supervisor)
 1975 I Will Fight No More Forever (TV Movie) (music editor - as Jack Tillar)
 1975 The Legendary Curse of the Hope Diamond (TV Movie) (music editor)
 1975 Up from the Ape (Documentary) (music editor)
 1974 Paul Sand in Friends and Lovers (TV Series) (music editor - 1 episode)
- Maid in the Snow (1974) ... (music editor)
 1974 Ridin' the Rails: The Great American Train Story (TV Movie) (music consultant)
 1974 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series) (music supervisor - 1 episode)
- Sara's Summer of the Swans (1974) ... (music supervisor - as Jack Tillar)
 1974 Birds Do It, Bees Do It (Documentary) (music editor)
 1974 Love from A to Z (TV Movie) (music editor)
 1974 Thomasine & Bushrod (music supervisor - as Jack Tillar)
 1974 Lincoln: Trial by Fire (TV Movie documentary) (music editor)
 1973 Sixteen (conductor - as Jack Tillar)
 1973 The Mack (music supervisor - as Jack Tillar)
 1973 Crypt of the Living Dead (music editor - as Jack Tillar)
 1972 Ben (music editor - as Jack Tillar)
  The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau (TV Series documentary) (music director - 6 episodes, 1969 - 1971) (music supervisor - 6 episodes, 1966 - 1969) (musical director - 2 episodes, 1971 - 1972)
- The Forgotten Mermaids (1972) ... (musical director)
- The Unsinkable Sea Otter (1971) ... (music director)
- Lagoon of Lost Ships (1971) ... (music director - as Jack Tillar)
- Secrets of the Sunken Caves (1971) ... (musical director)
- The Dragons of Galapagos (1971) ... (music director)
 1971 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (music editor - as Jack Tillar)
 1971 The Hellstrom Chronicle (Documentary) (music supervisor - as Jack Tillar)
 1971 Plimpton! Did You Hear the One About? (TV Movie documentary) (musical director)
 1971 Maybe I'll Come Home in the Spring (TV Movie) (musical director - as Jack Tillar)
 1971 They've Killed President Lincoln! (TV Movie) (musical director)
 1971 Plimpton! The Man on the Flying Trapeze (TV Movie documentary) (musical director)
 1971 Say Goodbye (Documentary) (musical director)
 1970 The Tragedy of the Red Salmon (TV Movie documentary) (musical director - as Jack Tillar)
 1970 Plimpton! Shoot-Out at Rio Lobo (TV Movie documentary) (musical director)
 1970 Black Water Gold (TV Movie) (music supervisor - as Jack Tillar)
 1969 Hollywood: The Selznick Years (TV Movie documentary) (musical director)
 1969 Los Angeles: Where It's At (TV Movie documentary) (musical director)
 1968 Men from Boys: The First Eight Weeks (TV Movie documentary) (music supervisor)
 1968 On the Trail of Stanley and Livingstone (TV Movie documentary) (musical director)
 1968 The World of Animals: Big Cats, Little Cats (TV Movie documentary) (music supervisor)
 1968 The Devil's Brigade (music editor - as Jack Tillar)
 1968 Monte Carlo: C'est La Rose (TV Special documentary) (music supervisor)
 1968 The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich (TV Movie documentary) (music editor)
 1968 The World of Animals: The World of Horses (TV Movie documentary) (music supervisor) / (musical director)
 1967 The Big Land (TV Movie documentary) (music editor)
 1967 Movin' with Nancy (TV Special) (music editor supervisor - as Jack Tillar)
 1967 Do Blonds Have More Fun? (TV Movie documentary) (music supervisor)
 1967 China: Roots of Madness (TV Movie documentary) (music editor)
 1966 The Really Big Family (Documentary) (music supervisor - as Jack Tillar)
 1966 The Making of a President: 1964 (TV Movie documentary) (music editor)
 1966 The World of Animals: It's a Dog's World (TV Movie documentary) (music supervisor)
 1966 The Thin Blue Line (TV Movie documentary) (music supervisor)
 1966 Wall Street: Where the Money Is (TV Movie documentary) (music editor)
 1966 Revolution in the 3 R'S (TV Movie documentary) (music supervisor)
 1965-1966 Time-Life Specials: The March of Time (TV Series documentary) (music supervisor - 8 episodes)
- The Enterprise in Action (1966) ... (music supervisor)
- The Search for Vengence (1966) ... (music supervisor)
- The Longs: A Louisiana Dynasty (1966) ... (music supervisor)
- The Odyssey of the Automobile (1965) ... (music supervisor)
- Frontiers of the Mind (1965) ... (music supervisor)
 1965 Let My People Go: The Story of Israel (TV Movie documentary) (music editor)
 1965 In Search of Man (TV Movie documentary) (music supervisor)
 1965 The Incredible World of James Bond (TV Movie documentary) (music supervisor)
 1965 Pro Football: Mayhem on a Sunday Afternoon (TV Movie documentary) (music supervisor)
 1965 Korea: The 38th Parallel (TV Movie documentary) (music editor)
 1965 France: Conquest to Liberation (TV Movie documentary) (music editor)
 1965 Race for the Moon (TV Movie documentary) (music editor)
 1964-1965 Men in Crisis (TV Series) (music supervisor - 32 episodes)
- Halsey vs Yamamoto (1965) ... (music supervisor)
- Grant vs Lee (1965) ... (music supervisor)
- State vs Jimmy Walker (1965) ... (music supervisor)
- Kennedy vs Khrushchev (1965) ... (music supervisor)
- Nautilus vs the Arctic (1965) ... (music supervisor)
 1965 Japan: A New Dawn Over Asia - Japan in the 20th Century (TV Movie documentary) (music editor)
 1965 Prelude to War: Beginning of World War II (TV Movie documentary) (music editor)
 1965 The General (TV Movie) (music editor)
 1965 The Bold Men (TV Movie documentary) (music editor)
 1965 The Legend of Marilyn Monroe (Documentary) (music supervisor - as Jack Tillar)
 1965 The Way Out Men (TV Movie documentary) (music editor)
 1963-1964 Hollywood and the Stars (TV Series) (music supervisor - 31 episodes)
- The Wild and Wonderful Thirties (1964) ... (music supervisor)
- The Great Directors (1964) ... (music supervisor)
- What a Way to Go: An Extravaganza in the Making (1964) ... (music supervisor)
- The Odyssey of Rita Hayworth (1964) ... (music supervisor)
- The Oscars - Moments of Greatness: Part 2 (1964) ... (music supervisor)
 1964 Krebiozen and Cancer: Thirteen Years of Bitter Conflict (TV Movie documentary) (music editor)
 1961-1963 Biography (TV Series documentary) (music supervisor - 64 episodes)
- Wendell Willkie (1963) ... (music supervisor)
- Thomas E. Dewey (1963) ... (music supervisor)
- Queen Elizabeth II (1963) ... (music supervisor)
- Princess Margaret (1963) ... (music supervisor)
- Nikita Khrushchev (1963) ... (music supervisor)
 1962-1963 Story Of... (TV Series documentary) (music editor - 5 episodes)
- Story of a Press Agent (1963) ... (music editor)
- Story of a Harness Driver (1963) ... (music editor)
- The Story of a Writer (1962) ... (music editor - as Jack Tillar)
- Story of an Actress (1962) ... (music editor)
- Ray Bradbury ... (music editor)
 1963 The Making of the President 1960 (Documentary) (music editor)
 1963 Escape from Hell Island (music consultant - as Jack Tillar)
 1963 Escape to Freedom (TV Movie documentary) (music editor)
 1962 Hollywood: The Fabulous Era (TV Movie documentary) (music supervisor - as Jack Tillar)
 1962 D-Day June 6, 1944 (TV Movie documentary) (music editor)
 1949 Believe It or Not (TV Series) (composer: theme music)
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Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Editor (1 credit)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Jack TIllar | Jack Tillar | Jack Tiller

Did You Know?


He composed the music for the familiar 1957 animated intermission trailer "Let's All Go to the Lobby".

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