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Tot Seymour (1889–1966)

Before teaming with Vee Lawnhurst, Tot Seymour was already successful as the lyricist of "Swingin' In a Hammock," "On The Beach With You," and "I'm Makin' Hay In The Moonlight" (sung by Dick Powell in the 1932 film Blessed Event). Early in her career she wrote special material for stars such as Fannie Brice, Sophie Tucker, Belle Baker, and Mae ... See full bio »


(age 76)

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Known For

Call of the Prairie Music Department
Tempo of Tomorrow Soundtrack
Be Up to Date Soundtrack


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 1999 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Yours for a Song: The Women of Tin Pan Alley (1999) ... (lyrics: "No Other One" - uncredited)
 1998 American Experience (TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Mr. Miami Beach (1998) ... (lyrics: "On the Beach with You")
 1996 The People vs. Larry Flynt (writer: "Happy You and Merry Me")
 1978 Pennies from Heaven (TV Mini-Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Better Think Twice (1978) ... (lyrics: "Better Think Twice" - uncredited)
 1967 Adam Adamant Lives! (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Wish You Were Here (1967) ... (lyrics: "Abou Ben Boogie" - uncredited)
 1958 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Pearl Bailey, Lily Pons, Gertrude Berg (1958) ... (lyrics: "Watchin' the Trains Go By" - uncredited)
 1944 Abou Ben Boogie (Short) (lyrics: "Abou Ben Boogie, the Oriental Rug Cutter")
 1939 Tempo of Tomorrow (Short) (lyrics: "Gettin' Off")
 1938 On with the New (Short) (lyrics: "Off with the Old Job, On with the New" - uncredited)
 1938 Sally Swing (Short) (lyrics: "Sally Swing")
 1938 Hold It (Short) (lyrics: "Hold It")
 1938 Be Up to Date (Short) (lyrics: "Be Up to Date")
 1937 Popeye the Sailor Meets Ali Baba's Forty Thieves (Short) (lyrics: "Abu Hassan" - uncredited)
 1937 Please Keep Me in Your Dreams (Short) (lyrics: "PLEASE KEEP ME IN YOUR DREAMS")
 1936 Grampy's Indoor Outing (Short) (lyrics: "We'll Have a Bushel of Fun" - uncredited)
 1936 Play Safe (Short) (lyrics: "Play Safe")
 1936 Happy You and Merry Me (Short) (lyrics: "Happy You and Merry Me")
 1936 Sunday Go to Meetin' Time (Short) (lyrics: "Sunday Go to Meetin' Time" - uncredited)
 1936 Call of the Prairie (lyrics: "The Call of the Prairie" - uncredited)
 1936 The Milky Way (lyrics: "The Milky Way" (1935) - uncredited)
 1936 No Other One (Short) (lyrics: "No Other One")
 1935 Jack Denny's Orchestra (Short) (lyrics: "And Then Some" - uncredited)
 1932 Blessed Event (lyrics: "I'm Makin' Hay in the Moonlight" (1932) - uncredited)
 1931 Dizzy Red Riding-Hood (Short) (lyrics: "Swingin' In A Hammock")
Show Show Music department (2 credits)
Show Show Composer (1 credit)

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Stage Play. Topics of 1923. Musical revue. Music by Jean Schwartz and Alfred Goodman. Book by Harold Atteridge and Harry Wagstaff Gribble. Lyrics by Harold Atteridge. Musical Director: Alfred Goodman. Additional music by Bert Grant. Additional lyrics by Tot Seymour [earliest Broadway credit]. Production Supervised by Jacob J. ... See more »

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