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Lew Pollack (1895–1946)

Lew Pollack was born on June 16, 1895 in New York City, New York, USA. He was married to Helen Martin Mellette (dancer). He died on January 18, 1946 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Matchstick Men Soundtrack
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 2018 Genius (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Picasso: Chapter Nine (2018) ... (music: "Charmaine" - uncredited)
 2017 Twin Peaks (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Part 10 (2017) ... (writer: "Charmaine")
 2014 Jimmy's Hall (writer: "That's a Plenty")
 2013 Cheatin' (writer: "That's a Plenty")
 2011-2012 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes)
- The Milkmaid's Lot (2012) ... (lyrics: "Some Sweet Day" - uncredited)
- Under God's Power She Flourishes (2011) ... (lyrics: "Some Sweet Day" - uncredited)
 2011 The Rum Diary (writer: "Charmaine")
 2011 This Must Be the Place (writer: "Charmaine" - as L. Pollack)
 2010 Brian Wilson: Songwriting 1961-1969 (Video documentary) (writer: "Charmaine" - as Pollack)
 2009 It's Complicated (writer: "Charmaine")
 2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (writer: "That's a Plenty")
 2008 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1920s: The Dawn of the Hollywood Musical (Video documentary) (lyrics: "Charmaine" - uncredited)
 2005 The Island (writer: "Charmaine")
 2003 Matchstick Men (writer: "Charmaine")
 2003 The Pyjamas (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- Ha-Perek She'hachi Ahavti (2003) ... (music: "My Yiddishe Momme" - uncredited)
- Lehem Avoda (2003) ... (music: "My Yiddishe Momme")
 1999 The Green Mile (writer: "Charmaine")
 1998 The Newton Boys (writer: "That's A Plenty")
 1997 Hidden Hollywood: Treasures from the 20th Century Fox Film Vaults (TV Movie documentary) (music: "At the Codfish Ball" - uncredited)
 1996 Survivors of the Holocaust (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "My Yiddishe Momme")
 1995 Frank and Ollie (Documentary) (writer: "That's a Plenty")
 1993 The Nostril Picker (music: "I'm Missin' Mammy's Kissin' (And I Know She's Missin' Mine)" - uncredited)
 1990 Disney Sing-Along-Songs: Under the Sea (Video short) (lyrics: "At The Codfish Ball")
 1989 E.M.U. TV (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.22 (1989) ... (writer: "That's a Plenty" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.11 (1989) ... (writer: "That's a Plenty" - uncredited)
 1988 The Dressmaker (writer: "That's a-Plenty" - uncredited)
 1986 Living Seas (TV Special) (music: "At the Codfish Ball")
 1985 Only Fools and Horses (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- It's Only Rock and Roll (1985) ... (writer: "Diane" - uncredited)
 1978 Just a Gigolo (music: "Charmaine" - as Lou Pollack)
 1978 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #17.78 (1978) ... (writer: "My Yiddishe Momme")
 1978 Pennies from Heaven (TV Mini-Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Sweetest Thing (1978) ... (music: "That's-A-Plenty" - uncredited)
 1977 Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown (writer: "Charmaine" - uncredited)
 1975 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (music: "Charmaine" (1926) - uncredited)
 1975 Derrick (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Madeira (1975) ... (lyrics: "Charmaine")
 1971 The Abominable Dr. Phibes (writer: "Charmaine")
 1969 Pop Go the Sixties! (TV Movie) (writer: "Charmaine", "Diane")
 1969 In Melbourne Tonight (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 26 November 1969 (1969) ... (writer: "Charmaine")
 1969 Dean Martin Presents the Golddiggers (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.2 (1969) ... (music: "Charmaine" - uncredited)
 1969 The Johnny Farnham Special (TV Special) (writer: "My Yiddishe Momme")
 1968 Francis Albert Sinatra Does His Thing (TV Special) (writer: "Diane" - uncredited)
 1963 The Silence (writer: "Sing, Baby, Sing" - uncredited)
 1962 The Password Is Courage (lyrics: "Charmaine" - uncredited)
 1961 Glenn Miller Time (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.10 (1961) ... (writer: "That's a Plenty")
 1958-1960 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Johnny Cash and Homer & Jethroe (1960) ... (writer: "Reuben, Reuben" - uncredited)
- Molly Bee (1958) ... (writer: "Reuben, Reuben" - uncredited)
- Phyllis Kirk (1958) ... (writer: "Reuben, Reuben" - uncredited)
 1959 Dixieland Small-Fry (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Frank Assunto and Fred Assunto (1959) ... (writer: "That's A-Plenty")
 1959 The Five Pennies (music: "That's-A-Plenty" (1914) - uncredited)
 1958 The Thin Man (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Damone Dilemma (1958) ... ("Angela Mia", uncredited)
 1957 The Nat King Cole Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.9 (1957) ... (music: "With You on My Mind")
 1952 What Price Glory (writer: "Charmaine" - uncredited)
 1952 The Half-Breed (writer: "When I'm Walking Arm in Arm With Jim")
 1951 The Strip (writer: "That's-a-Plenty" - uncredited)
 1950 Double Deal (writer: "I'm Dreaming Out Loud" - uncredited)
 1950 Sunset Blvd. (lyrics: "Charmaine/Diane" (1950) - uncredited) / (music: "Charmaine/Diane" (1950) - uncredited)
 1950 Border Treasure (writer: "When I'm Walking Arm in Arm" - uncredited)
 1950 Armored Car Robbery (music: "I'm Bound For Nothing But Love" - uncredited)
 1949 Make Mine Laughs (writer: "Moonlight over the Islands", "Did You Happen To Find a Heart?" - uncredited)
 1949 Make Believe Ballroom (writer: "Hello, Goodbye" - uncredited)
 1947 Born to Kill (music: "I'm Dreaming Out Loud", "Along About Evening" - uncredited)
 1946 Margie (writer: "Diane")
 1946 The Bamboo Blonde (writer: "I'm Good for Nothing but Love", "Dreaming out Loud", "Moonlight over the Islands", "Right Along about Evening")
 1944 Girl Rush (music: "When I'm Walking Arm in Arm with Jim" (1944), "Annabella's Bustle" (1944), "If Mother Could Only See Us Now" (1944), "Rainbow Valley" (1944) - uncredited)
 1944 Music in Manhattan (music: "When Romance Comes Along", "I Can See You Now", "One Night in Acapulco", "I Like a Man Who Makes Music", "Did You Happen to Find a Heart?" - uncredited)
 1944 Seven Days Ashore (music: "Ready, Aim, Kiss" (1944), "Apple Blossoms in the Rain" (1944), "Hail and Farewell" (1944), "Sioux City Sue" (1944), "Jive Samba" (1944) - uncredited)
 1944 Lady, Let's Dance ("Silver Shadows and Golden Dreams", uncredited)
 1944 Sweethearts of the U.S.A. (writer: "That Reminds Me", "We're the Ones", "Hold Onto Your Hat", "You Can't Brush off a Russian", "All the Latin I Know Is 'Si, Si'", "Sweethearts of the U.S.A.")
 1943 Pistol Packin' Mama (writer: "You Could Hear a Pin Drop" - uncredited)
 1943 What's Buzzin', Cousin? (writer: "Three Little Mosquitos (Hitler, Tojo and Benito)", "They're Courtin' in the Mountains")
 1943 Jitterbugs (music: "The Moon Kissed the Mississippi" (1943), "If the Shoe Fits You, Wear It" (1943), "I've Gotta See for Myself" (1943), "That's A-Plenty" (1914) (uncredited))
 1943 Tahiti Honey (music: "This Gets Better Ev'ry Minute", "You Could Hear a Pin Drop", "Koni Plenty Hu-Hu", "Any Old Port in a Storm", "I'm a Cossack", "In a Ten Gallon Hat")
 1943 Hi, Buddy (music: "Here's To Tomorrow" - uncredited)
 1943 Man of Courage (lyrics: "Now and Then") / (music: "Now and Then")
 1942 American Empire ("Little Pal")
 1942 The Yanks Are Coming (music: "The Yanks Are Coming", "I Must Have Priorities On Your Love", "There Will Be No Blackout Of Democracy", "Zip Your Lip")
 1940 South of Pago Pago (music: "South of Pago Pago")
 1940 My Son, My Son! (writer: "My Son, My Son")
 1939 Barricade (music: "There'll Be Other Nights" (1939) - uncredited)
 1939 Frontier Marshal (music: "I've Taken a Fancy to You" (1938) - uncredited)
 1939 Bank Notes (Short) (music: "She Knows Her Onions")
 1938 Straight Place and Show (music: "With You on My Mind" (1938), "Why Not String Along With Me" (1938) - uncredited)
 1938 Hold That Co-ed (music: "Heads High" (1938) - uncredited)
 1938 Three Blind Mice (writer: "Isn't It Wonderful, Isn't It Swell")
 1938 Vitaphone Capers (Short) (music: "You Do the Darndest Things, Baby" - uncredited)
 1938 Kentucky Moonshine (writer: "Moonshine Over Kentucky", "Reuben, Reuben, I've Been Singing", "Sing a Song of Harvest")
 1938 Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (lyrics: "The Toy Trumpet") / (music: "Happy Endings", "Crackly Grain Flakes", "Alone with You", "Au Revoir")
 1938 In Old Chicago (music: "I've Taken a Fancy to You" (1937), "I'll Never Let You Cry" (1937), "Take a Dip in the Sea" (1937), "Strolling with My Lady Love" (1937) - uncredited)
 1937 Love and Hisses (writer: "Oh, What a Man")
 1937 Heidi (music: "In Our Little Wooden Shoes" (1937) - uncredited)
 1937 Life Begins in College (music: "Big Chief Swing It", "Our Team Is on the Warpath", "Fair Lombardy", "Why Talk About Love?")
 1937 Thin Ice (music: "Over Night", "My Secret Love Affair", "My Swiss Hilly Billy")
 1937 Love Is News (music: "Love Is News" (1936) - uncredited)
 1936 One in a Million (music: "One in a Million" (1936), "We're Back in Circulation Again" (1936), "Who's Afraid of Love?" (1936), "The Moonlit Waltz" (1936), "Lovely Lady in White" (1936))
 1936 Pigskin Parade (music: "It's Love I'm After", "You're Slightly Terrific", "You Do the Darndest Things, Baby", "The Balboa", "The Texas Tornado", "Hold That Bulldog", "T.S.U. Alma Mater")
 1936 Star for a Night (lyrics: "You're My Favorite One")
 1936 Sing, Baby, Sing ("Sing, Baby, Sing", "Love Will Tell")
 1936 Maid for a Day (Short) (music: "Two Cigarettes in the Dark" - uncredited)
 1936 Under Two Flags (music: "One-Two-Three-Four-Hey!" (1936) - uncredited)
 1936 Captain January (music: "At the Codfish Ball" (1936), "The Right Somebody to Love" (1936), "Early Bird" (1936))
 1936 Everybody's Old Man (writer: "Franklin's Foods" - uncredited)
 1936 Song and Dance Man (lyrics: "You're My Favorite One") / (music: "You're My Favorite One")
 1936 King of Burlesque (music: "I Love to Ride the Horses on a Merry-Go-Round" - as Lew Pollock)
 1935 Bad Boy (music: "As I Live and Breathe" (1935) - uncredited)
 1935 Dressed to Thrill (lyrics: "Be Still, My Sorrow", "Mademoiselle from Armentieres") / (music: "My One Big Moment", "My Heart Is a Violin")
 1935 Under the Pampas Moon (music: "Querida Mia")
 1935 Our Little Girl (1935, (music: "Lullaby to a Doll", uncredited)
 1934 The Secret Bride (writer: "Poor Little Doll" - uncredited)
 1934 Will Osborne and His Orchestra (Short) (music: "Two Cigarettes in the Dark" - uncredited)
 1933 Wake Up the Gypsy in Me (Short) (writer: "Wake Up the Gypsy in Me" - uncredited)
 1932 Three on a Match (lyrics: "Diane" (1927) - uncredited)
 1932 The Heart of New York (music: "My Yiddishe Momme" (1925) - uncredited)
 1931 Big Business Girl (music: "That's-a-Plenty" - uncredited)
 1930 Brats (Short) (writer: "More" - uncredited)
 1929 The Cock-Eyed World (writer: "Glorianna" - uncredited)
 1929 Blue Skies (writer: "You Never Can Tell", "It's a Fine How D'Ya Do", "How Were We To Know?")
 1929 His College Chums (Short) (music: "Glorianna")
 1929 Piccadilly (writer: "When Love Comes Stealing" (1928) - uncredited)
 1929 Children of the Ritz (lyrics: "Some Sweet Day")
 1928 The River ("I Found Happiness (When I Found You)")
 1928 Walt Roesner and the Capitolians (Short) (lyrics: "Angela Mia" - uncredited)
 1928 4 Devils (lyrics: "Marion", "Destiny")
 1928 Looping the Loop (writer: "Poor Punchinello")
 1928 The Larry Ceballos Revue (Short) (writer: "Miss Annabelle Lee" - uncredited)
 1928 The Red Dance (lyrics: "Someday, Somewhere We'll Meet Again")
 1928 The Man Who Laughs (writer: "When Love Comes Stealing" - uncredited)
 1928 Street Angel (lyrics: "Angela Mia (My Angel)" - uncredited)
 1928/I Earl Burtnett and His Biltmore Hotel Orchestra (Short) (writer: "Miss Annabelle Lee" - uncredited)
 1928 Four Sons (lyrics: "Little Mother" (1928) - uncredited)
 1927 7th Heaven (lyrics: "Diane")
 1927 Van and Schenck 'The Pennant Winning Battery of Songland' (Short) (music: "She Knows Her Onions")
 1926 What Price Glory (lyrics: "Charmaine")
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