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Gordon Zahler (1926–1975)

Los Angeles native Gordon Robert Zahler was a significant innovator in the development of music and sound effects in post war Hollywood. Zahler was born on February 10, 1926, the son of songwriter Lee Zahler and Rose Rosenberg. When he was just fourteen Zahler broke his neck while attempting a gymnastic feat at a Pasadena school. Eventually the ... See full bio »

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Known For

Plan 9 from Outer Space Music Department
(1957)
The Phantom Planet Music Department
(1961)
Shock Corridor Music Department
(1963)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Music department (35 credits)
  The Forsaken Westerns (TV Series) (1 episode, 2018) (music by - 1 episode, 2017)
- Trigger Tales (2018)
- The Baron of Purgatory (2017) ... (music by)
 1975 Return to Campus (music supervisor)
 1973 Happy as the Grass Was Green (music supervisor)
 1970 The Aquarians (TV Movie) (musical director)
 1969 Hello Down There (music supervisor)
 1968 Daring Game (music supervisor)
 1968 Gentle Ben (TV Series) (music supervisor - 1 episode)
- Fire in the Glades (1968) ... (music supervisor)
 1967 The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure (TV Series) (music supervisor - 3 episodes)
- Green Lantern: Evil Is as Evil Does (1967) ... (music supervisor)
- Hawkman: Peril from Pluto (1967) ... (music supervisor)
- Justice League of America: Between Two Armies (1967) ... (music supervisor)
 1967 Journey to the Center of the Earth (TV Series) (music supervisor - 17 episodes)
- Trail of Gold (1967) ... (music supervisor)
- Sleeping Slaves of Zeerah (1967) ... (music supervisor)
- Revenge of the Fossils (1967) ... (music supervisor)
- Return of Gulliver (1967) ... (music supervisor)
- Perils of Volcano Island (1967) ... (music supervisor)
 1967 Off to See the Wizard (TV Series) (music supervisor - 1 episode)
- Island of the Lost: Part 1 (1967) ... (music supervisor)
 1966-1967 Tarzan (TV Series) (music supervisor - 30 episodes)
- Man Killer (1967) ... (music supervisor)
- Algie B for Brave (1967) ... (music supervisor)
- The Ultimatum (1967) ... (music supervisor)
- The Circus (1967) ... (music supervisor)
- The Perils of Charity Jones: Part 2 (1967) ... (music supervisor)
 1966 The Navy vs. the Night Monsters (music supervisor)
 1965 The New 3 Stooges (TV Series) (music supervisor - 26 episodes)
- Thimk or Thwim (1965) ... (music supervisor)
- There Auto Be a Law (1965) ... (music supervisor)
- Safari So Good (1965) ... (music supervisor)
- The Noisy Silent Movie (1965) ... (music supervisor)
- Mummies Boys (1965) ... (music supervisor)
 1965 Mutiny in Outer Space (music supervisor)
 1965 The Human Duplicators (musical director)
 1964 Faust (music supervisor)
 1963 Living Between Two Worlds (music supervisor)
 1963 Shock Corridor (music supervisor)
 1959-1962 Bozo: The World's Most Famous Clown (TV Series) (music supervisor - 136 episodes)
- Whipper Snapper Snipper (1962) ... (music supervisor)
- Tip Top Bell Hop (1962) ... (music supervisor)
- The Big Cake Bake (1962) ... (music supervisor)
- Texas Stranger Danger (1962) ... (music supervisor)
- Teeny Weeny Meany (1962) ... (music supervisor)
 1961 The Phantom Planet (music supervisor)
 1961 Father of the Bride (TV Series) (music supervisor - 8 episodes)
- White Elephant (1961) ... (music supervisor)
- Mr. Massoula (1961) ... (music supervisor)
- The Guest List (1961) ... (music supervisor)
- Engagement Party (1961) ... (music supervisor)
- The Ring (1961) ... (music supervisor)
 1961 Hercules and the Captive Women (music supervisor: US version)
 1960-1961 The Ann Sothern Show (TV Series) (music supervisor - 6 episodes)
- Pandora (1961) ... (music supervisor)
- The Royal Visit (1961) ... (music supervisor)
- Secret Admirer (1960) ... (music supervisor)
- Hasta Luego (1960) ... (music supervisor)
- Loving Arms (1960) ... (music supervisor)
 1960 Popeye the Sailor (TV Series) (music supervisor - 17 episodes)
- Uranium on the Cranium (1960) ... (music supervisor: stock music cues)
- Two-Faced Paleface (1960) ... (music supervisor)
- Track Meet Cheat (1960) ... (music supervisor)
- Sheepish Sheep-Herder (1960) ... (music supervisor)
- Muskels Schmuskels (1960) ... (music supervisor - uncredited)
 1960 Career Girl (music supervisor)
 1960 Storm Over the Pacific (music supervisor - English version)
 1960 First Spaceship on Venus (music provider: US soundtrack)
 1959 Night of the Ghouls (music supervisor)
  26 Men (TV Series) (music - 56 episodes, 1957 - 1959) (music supervisor - 17 episodes, 1957 - 1959)
- Refuge at Broken Bow (1959) ... (music)
- Bandit Queen (1959) ... (music supervisor)
- Abandoned (1959) ... (music)
- The Tiger (1959) ... (music)
- Tumbleweed Ranger (1959) ... (music)
 1957 Final Curtain (Short) (music supervisor)
 1957 Plan 9 from Outer Space (music supervisor)
 1952-1953 Craig Kennedy, Criminologist (TV Series) (musical director - 26 episodes)
- The Trap (1953) ... (musical director)
- The Strange Destiny (1952) ... (musical director - uncredited)
- The Secret Will (1952) ... (musical director)
- The False Claimant (1952) ... (musical director - uncredited)
- The Case of Fleming Lewis (1952) ... (musical director - uncredited)
 1953 Perils of the Jungle (musical director)
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Show Show Composer (6 credits)
Show Show Production manager (3 credits)
Show Show Editorial department (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
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Spouse:

Judy M. Wetzel  (his death)
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Son of Lee Zahler.

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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