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George Duning

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Also Known As: Died: February 27, 2000
Born: February 25, 1908 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Richmond, Indiana, USA Profession: Music ...


Director (feature film)

Yellow Submarine (1968) as Director
The singing group, The Beatles, at the height of their popularity, made this cartoon of a land that is taken over by the Blue Meanies. They are recruited by an escapee to come and bring joy (and music) back to the land. The techniques are quite psychedelic in the cartoons and much care was taken to have the walks and mannerisms of the individual Beatles cartoons match the originals.

Cast (feature film)

Greased Lightning (1928) as Mickey Murphy

Music (feature film)

Starman (1984)
A stranded alien enlists a widow''''s help to get back to his ship.
Man with Bogart's Face, The (1980)
A man has plastic surgery to make him look like his idol Humphrey Bogart and then, taking the name Sam Marlowe from some of Bogart's film characters, he opens a detective agency. Business is slow until he put his picture in the paper. Then a group of people contact him and he gets involved in his fi
Abduction of Saint Anne, The (1975)
A cynical detective and a Roman Catholic bishop from the Vatican team up to investigate the reported miraculous powers of a beautiful seventeen-year-old girl being held captive in the home of her father, an ailing syndicate kingpin, whose associates will stop at nothing to keep her imprisoned.
Arnold (1974) as Music
Arnold is dead. But his gold-digging mistress Karen is determined to marry him anyway because Arnold was a millionaire so they are wed at his funeral. Karen keeps getting his money as long as she stays by his coffin. Arnold is active in death in another way. In order to get even with his greedy relatives, he arranged various deathtraps for them before his passing, and they are now being killed off one by one.
Terror In The Wax Museum (1974) as Music
Honor Thy Father (1973)
The success of "The Godfather" encouraged this adaptation of Gay Talese's 1971 best-selling novel about life inside the Mafia, a fact-based drama revolving around the collapse of the Joseph Bonanno family. The real-life Bonanno was kidnapped in 1964 and was not heard from for over eighteen months.
Woman Hunter, The (1972)
A wealthy woman, vacationing in Acapulco with her stuffy husband, stumbles upon evidence that she is being stalked by an international jewel thief and murderer.
Climb An Angry Mountain (1972)
A widowed rancher/sheriff clashes with a hard-nosed New York cop over the techniques for pursuing a fugitive Indian up the side of California's Mount Shasta.
Great American Tragedy, A (1972)
An aerospace engineer is laid off and faces the economic realities of middle-class living, going through the agony of fruitless job interviews and mounting debts while seeing his wife go back to work and his marriage dissolve. Initially the film was called "A New American Tragedy."
Love, Hate, Love (1971)
O'Neal's TV movie debut casts him as a glib engineer who steals the heart of a fashion model. She in turn jilts her jet-setter fiancee who turns out to be a psychotic.
Yuma (1971)
A Western adventure about a tough marshal's efforts to clean up a frontier town filled with brawling cattlemen, crooked officials and various bad guys out to discredit him.
Black Noon (1971)
An occult Western about a circuit-riding minister and his wife who are caught up in a web of witchcraft involving a mute beauty and a satanical gunfighter.
Wild Women (1970)
Five female convicts are recruited to help secretly transport arms into a section of Texas occupied by the Mexican army in 1840.
Then Came Bronson (1969)
A young newspaperman drops out following his friend''s suicide, sets out cross-country on his motorcycle in his quest for the meaning of life and befriends a runaway bride.
Any Wednesday (1966) as Mus: "any wednesday"
A young businessman catches his boss keeping a mistress in the company apartment.
Any Wednesday (1966) as Mus comp & cond
A young businessman catches his boss keeping a mistress in the company apartment.
Brainstorm (1965) as Music
A young scientist fakes insanity so he can kill the husband of the woman he loves.
My Blood Runs Cold (1965) as Music
A headstrong heiress falls for a young man who claims they are reincarnations of past lovers.
Dear Brigitte (1965) as Music
An absent-minded poet with a prejudice against the sciences is forced to face the fact that his son is a math prodigy with little artistic talent of his own.
Ensign Pulver (1964) as Music
A young officer on a World War II supply ship battles his captain to keep the men happy.
Critic's Choice (1963) as Music
A Broadway critic must write a negative review about his wife's play.
Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? (1963) as Music Score
A shy actor is tormented by fans who think he''''s as charismatic as his television character.
Toys in the Attic (1963) as Music
Man finds trouble when he brings young bride back to his New Orleans home.
Island of Love (1963) as Music
A con artist scams a gangster into financing his movie.
Sail a Crooked Ship (1962) as Music
Foolish robbers steal and board a ship they can''''t sail.
Who's Got the Action? (1962) as Composer
When Steve Flood's marriage is threatened by his gambling ways, his desperate wife concocts a scheme whereby she becomes his bookie. Suddenly he goes on a winning streak and the mob goes after her to eliminate their competition.
13 West Street (1962) as Music
Despite police warnings, an engineer takes on a teen gang.
That Touch of Mink (1962) as Music
Attraction develops between a suave businessman and a young woman determined to protect her innocence.
The Notorious Landlady (1962) as Music
A junior diplomat in London falls in love with his landlady even though she''''s a murder suspect.
Who's Got the Action? (1962) as Mus comp & cond
When Steve Flood's marriage is threatened by his gambling ways, his desperate wife concocts a scheme whereby she becomes his bookie. Suddenly he goes on a winning streak and the mob goes after her to eliminate their competition.
Cry for Happy (1961) as Music
Army photographers on leave in Japan take over a geisha house.
The World of Suzie Wong (1961) as Music Score
A Hong Kong streetwalker tries modeling and falls for the artist who''''s painting her.
Two Rode Together (1961) as Music
Two tough westerners bring home a group of settlers who have spent years as Comanche hostages.
The Devil at 4 O'Clock (1961) as Music
A drunken missionary and three escaped convicts try to save a group of children from a South Seas volcano.
Gidget Goes Hawaiian (1961) as Music
A surfer girl triggers romantic confusion during a Hawaiian vacation.
Man on a String (1960) as Music Composition
The CIA turns a Russian spy into a double agent.
All the Young Men (1960) as Music
A black sergeant is forced to take command when his lieutenant is killed during the Korean War.
Stop! Look! and Laugh! (1960) as Composer
Ventriloquist Paul Winchell tells his dummies the world''''s history, as interpreted by The Three Stooges.
Let No Man Write My Epitaph (1960) as Music
Residents of a Chicago tenement join forces to save a troubled teen from a life of crime.
The Wackiest Ship in the Army? (1960) as Music
The captain of a broken-down ship has to sneak an Australian spy into enemy waters during World War II.
All the Young Men (1960) as Composer
A black sergeant is forced to take command when his lieutenant is killed during the Korean War.
Strangers When We Meet (1960) as Music Composition
An extramarital affair threatens the fortunes of two families.
The 3 Worlds of Gulliver (1960) as Composer
A physician lost at sea discovers lands populated by tiny warriors and giant kings.
Bell, Book and Candle (1959) as Music Composition
A beautiful witch puts a love spell on an unknowing publisher.
The Last Angry Man (1959) as Music Composition
A television journalist decides to profile his uncle''s fight to bring medical care to the slums.
1001 arabian nights (1959) as Composer
An Arabian merchant falls in love with a princess.
It Happened to Jane (1959) as Comp by
A small-town businesswoman takes on a railroad magnate in court.
1001 arabian nights (1959) as Music Composition
An Arabian merchant falls in love with a princess.
The Wreck of the Mary Deare (1959) as Music
The skipper of a sunken ship stands trial for negligence.
Have Rocket--Will Travel (1959) as Composer
Three janitors stumble onto the formula for rocket fuel.
Cowboy (1958) as Music Composition
Real-life writer Frank Harris signs on as a ranch hand and learns the ropes from an experienced cowboy.
Me and the Colonel (1958) as Music Composition
A Polish officer unwillingly helps a Jewish refugee escape from the Nazis.
Houseboat (1958) as Music Score
An Italian socialite on the run signs on as housekeeper for a widower with three children.
Gunman's Walk (1958) as Music Composition
A rancher''''s rebellious son tries to teach him that violence is no longer an answer.
Full of Life (1957) as Music
A married couple has to deal with pregnancy and the husband's meddling father.
The Shadow on the Window (1957) as Music Composition
Three delinquents murder a prosperous farm owner and hold his secretary hostage.
Nightfall (1957) as Music
A man on a hunting trip gets mixed up with murderous bank robbers.
3:10 to Yuma (1957) as Music Composition
A sheriff must run the gauntlet to get his prisoner out of town.
The Brothers Rico (1957) as Music Composition
A reformed mob accountant tries to get to his gangster brother before the criminals can.
Pal Joey (1957) as Mus adpt
An opportunistic singer woos a wealthy widow to boost his career.
Jeanne Eagels (1957) as Music Composition
The famed actress fights drug addiction to build a career and find love.
Operation Mad Ball (1957) as Music Composition
A peacetime soldier plots to throw a party under his strict captain's nose.
3:10 to Yuma (1957) as Composer
A sheriff must run the gauntlet to get his prisoner out of town.
Jeanne Eagels (1957) as Composer
The famed actress fights drug addiction to build a career and find love.
Storm Center (1956) as Music
A librarian fights to keep a controversial book on the shelves.
You Can't Run Away From It (1956) as Mus adpt
A reporter stumbles on a runaway heiress whose story could salvage his career.
Cha-Cha-Cha Boom! (1956) as Composer
A talent scout tricks a legendary Latin music star into recording for his label.
The Eddy Duchin Story (1956) as Orig mus
The famed pianist loses the love of his life and almost loses his son''''s love as well.
Bring Your Smile Along (1955) as Mus scoring
A New England schoolteacher goes to New York to become a songwriter.
My Sister Eileen (1955) as Arr and adpt
Two sisters from Ohio, one pretty, one witty, plot to take New York City by storm.
The Long Gray Line (1955) as Mus adpt
An Irish immigrant becomes one of West Point''''s most beloved officers.
Picnic (1955) as Music Composition
A handsome drifter ignites passions at a small-town Labor Day picnic.
Tight Spot (1955) as Music Score
A district attorney tries to get a hardboiled woman to testify against the mob.
Three for the Show (1955) as Orig mus and arr
A woman begins to enjoy life with two husbands in this remake of Too Many Husbands.
Count Three and Pray (1955) as Music Score
A Westerner turns preacher to overcome his shady past.
The Man from Laramie (1955) as Music Score
A wandering cowboy gets caught in the rivalry between an aging rancher's sons.
Queen Bee (1955) as Music Composition
A manipulative Southern socialite sets out to destroy the lives of all those around her.
5 Against the House (1955) as Music Composition
Four college buddies plot to rob a Reno casino.
Three Stripes in the Sun (1955) as Music Composition
A racist sergeant stationed in post-war Japan finds himself falling for a local woman.
Miss Sadie Thompson (1954) as Background mus
A moralist sets out to reform the legendary South Seas floozy.
Last of the Comanches (1953) as Music Score
The only survivors of an Indian raid fight to reach safety at a distant fort.
All Ashore (1953) as Addl mus
Three sailors on shore leave sing and dance their way to love.
From Here to Eternity (1953) as Background mus
Enlisted men in Hawaii fight for love and honor on the eve of World War II.
Let's Do It Again (1953) as Addl mus
A divorced couple finds it impossible to stay out of each other's lives.
Salome (1953) as Music Score
Herod's stepdaughter discovers Christianity through her love for a Roman centurion.
Cruisin' Down the River (1953) as Music Director
Beaurefard Clemment (Dick Haymes), a New York night club crooner, inherits a broken-down Georgia showboat. He decides to turn it into a nightclub. He falls in love with Sally Jane (Audrey Totter), the granddaughter of Thadeus Jackson (Cecil Kellaway), arch enemy of Beau's late grandfather. Many, many songs (see Soundtrack) and a parody of "Ten Nights in a Barroom" (a Blake Edwards touch), with music featuring the Bell Sisters.
Affair in Trinidad (1952) as Music Director
A nightclub singer enlists her brother-in-law to track down her husband's killer.
Paula (1952) as Music Score
A woman harbors a deadly secret when her husband brings home a child she injured in a hit-and-run accident.
Rainbow 'Round My Shoulder (1952) as Music Director
Sound Off (1952) as Addl mus
A brash nightclub entertainer has to straighten out when he's drafted and falls for a beautiful WAC.
Scandal Sheet (1952) as Music Score
A tabloid editor assigns a young reporter to solve a murder the editor committed himself.
Captain Pirate (1952) as Music Score
A reformed pirate returns to the seas when cutthroats start imitating his modus operandii.
The Flying Missile (1951) as Music Score
The Mob (1951) as Music Score
A police detective fakes a suspension so he can go undercover.
The Barefoot Mailman (1951) as Music Score
A 19th-century con artist flees to the wilds of Florida to elude the law.
Sunny Side of the Street (1951) as Music Director
A TV station receptionist tries to make her boyfriend a singing star only to lose him to the sponsor''''s daughter.
The Lady and the Bandit (1951) as Music Score
A dramatization of the life of the English bandit Dick Turpin.
Lorna Doone (1951) as Music Score
Barbara Hale, Richard Greene, Carl Benton Reid, William Bishop, Ron Randell, Sean McClory, Onslow Stevens, John Dehner, Queenie Leonard. English farmer Richard Greene leads a village uprising against their corrupt landlords in this second screen adaptation (The first version was filmed in 1935) of the popular Richard D. Blackmore novel.
Two of a Kind (1951) as Music Score
Brandy Kirby (Lizabeth Scott ) and crooked Lawyer Vincent Mailer (Alexander Knox) plan to rob William (Griff Barnett) and Maida McIntyre (Virginia Brissac) by producing a convincing double for their long-lost son. Brandy charms gambler Lefty Farrell (Edmond O'Brien) into impersonating the missing son. Kathy (Terry Moore), the McIntyre's niece, who likes Lefty, introduces him to the McIntyres who soon become convinced he is their son, but the old man refuses to change his will. Lefty balks at killing McIntyre and exposes Mailer's attempted swindle. Brandy and Lefty end up together as "two of a kind."
The Family Secret (1951) as Music Score
When his son accidentally kills someone, a lawyer must defend the man wrongly charged with the murder.
Man in the Saddle (1951) as Music Score
A farmer turns to violence when a land baron threatens him.
The Petty Girl (1950) as Mus adpt
A cheesecake artist tries to get a college professor to pose for him.
Convicted (1950) as Music Score
A prison warden fights to prove one of his inmates was wrongly convicted.
Cargo to Capetown (1950) as Music Score
A sailor and his captain fight over a beautiful girl.
Between Midnight and Dawn (1950) as Music Score
Police patrolmen are stalked by a vengeful mobster escaped from prison.
No Sad Songs for Me (1950) as Music Score
A terminally ill woman struggles to leave her husband and child taken care of before she dies.
Harriet Craig (1950) as Music Score
A woman''''s devotion to her home drives away friends and family.
Jolson Sings Again (1950) as Music Score
After a premature retirement, the legendary singer revives his career to entertain the troops during World War II.
And Baby Makes Three (1949) as Music Score
A woman on the verge of divorce and re-marriage discovers she''''s pregnant by her husband.
Shockproof (1949) as Music Score
A beautiful ex-con falls for her parole officer while still dating the crook who landed her in prison.
The Dark Past (1949) as Music Score
A psychologist tries to analyze the criminal who's taken him hostage.
The Doolins of Oklahoma (1949) as Music Score
An outlaw tries to leave the family gang and go straight.
Johnny Allegro (1949) as Music Score
A reformed hoodlum gets mixed up with counterfeiters and a deadly manhunt.
Lust for Gold (1949) as Music
A German immigrant braves the wild West in search of gold and a woman to love.
The Undercover Man (1949) as Music Score
A treasury agent tries to convict a ruthless mobster of tax evasion.
The Gallant Blade (1948) as Music Score
The Untamed Breed (1948) as Music Score
Tom Reed's adaptation of the "Saturday Evening Post" story by Eli Colter finds Texas wrangler Tom Kilpatrick (Sonny Tufts) persuading the ranchers of the Pecos area, led by John Rambeau (Edgar Buchanan), to buy a Brahma bull on a cooperative basis to improve their depleted cattle strain. The bull escapes, due to the carelessness of Windy Lucas (George Hayes as George 'Gabby' Hayes.) The mishap is seen by Larch Keegan (William Bishop), young rancher in love with Cherry Lucas (Barbara Britton), Windy's adopted daughter. Larch, jealous of Tom as a rival for Cherry and for water rights, fixes the blame on the wrangler. The bull terrorizes the countryside, injuring farm women and killing other bulls. Larch and his brothers, Hoy (Joe Sawyer) and Happy (Gordon Jones), incite the ranchers to shoot the bull on sight, but Tom begs for time to capture it alive. Tom corners and lassoes the bull in the hills, but his horse is no match for the bull, who escapes again. Tom then sets out to capture the Widow Maker, a famous wild horse, knowing the horse is the only one capable of holding the lassoed bull. He does so and trains the horse in secret. Larch grows so jealous of Tom that he vows to burn down his ranch house. To prevent this, Cherry marries Tom but the latter, discovering why Cherry rushed into the marriage, refuses to live with her as man and wife.
The Man from Colorado (1948) as Music Score
A Civil War veteran becomes a judge so he can take out his bitterness on the world.
To the Ends of the Earth (1948) as Music Score
A treasury agent becomes obsessed with exposing an international drug ring.
The Return of October (1948) as Music Score
An heiress discovers her racehorse is the reincarnation of her rich uncle, back to win the Kentucky Derby.
Down to Earth (1947) as Addl mus
The goddess of the dance comes to Earth to take over a musical lampooning the gods.
Her Husband's Affairs (1947) as Music Score
An ad man fights off his wife''''s attempts to help him market an embalming fluid that doubles as a hair remover.
Johnny O'Clock (1947) as Music Score
Gambling hall owners get mixed up with a cop on the take, leading to murder and mystery.
The Corpse Came C.O.D. (1947) as Music Score
Romantically involved reporters compete to solve a murder on a famous actress'''' estate.
The Guilt of Janet Ames (1947) as Music Score
A hard-drinking reporter tries to help the embittered widow of the soldier who had saved his life during the war.
Singin' in the Corn (1946) as Music Director
Judy McCoy (Judy Canova), a fortune teller with a circus, learns she has inherited some property and heads west to collect. When she arrives in the desert ghost town, she learns that a stipulation in the will is that she has to return the property to the rightful owners, an Indian tribe, before she gets the remaining inheritance. A gambling ring, led by Honest John Richards (Alan Bridge), will gain possession of the town if it is not returned to the Indians. The latter believe the town is haunted, because of the schemes of Honest John, and do not want it.
Eadie Was a Lady (1945) as Orchestration
Edithea Alden, a college girl from a wealthy family, is working at night as dancer in a nightclub. When the leading lady Rose is loosing the customers attractiong, Editha gets her job, but due to the fact that her double life could be discoverd, she quits, the nightclub is forced to close. In college she gets a role in the annual college show. The ex-nightclubowner finds out who his star really was, and gets her back, but on opening night they are arrested, because the former star has found out the truth about the job offer. After that the college wants to expell her.
Around the World (1944) as Mus and vocal arr
Kay Kyser and his Kollege of Musical Knowledge entertain the troops overseas.
Swing Fever (1944) as Orchestration
A bandleader with hypnotic powers tries to train a boxer.
Show Business (1944) as Vocal dir
Four vaudevillians struggle to make it to the big time.
Carolina Blues (1944) as Orchestra Arrangement
When he loses his lead singer, bandleader Kay Kyser can''''t find a replacement he likes.
My Favorite Spy (1942) as Music Arrangement
Bandleader Kay Kyser leaves his bride at the altar to help catch international spies.
Playmates (1941) as Music Arrangement
A bandleader enlists a down-on-his-luck actor to teach him Shakespeare.
You'll Find Out (1940) as Music Arrangement
Kay Kyser and his band fight to save a young girl trapped in a haunted mansion.
That's Right--You're Wrong (1939) as Music Arrangement
A band leader has to overcome a film studio head''''s hatred to make it on the big screen.

Music (special)

Steve Allen (1994)
Profile of Steve Allen -- pioneer of late-night television, songwriter, actor, and author.
Beyond Witch Mountain (1982)
Forced to leave their own planet when their sun collides with it, a group of aliens crash-land on Earth and establish a base in Witch Mountain. Later, two of its young members, Tia and Tony, leave the security of their colony to search for others of their kind. During their trek they befriend Jaso
Father Knows Best: The Father Knows Best Reunion (1977) as Music
The first extension episode based on the long-running "Father Knows Best" series of the '50s and '60s. In the first story, the Anderson children -- Betty, Bud, and Kathy -- return home to celebrate the thirty-fifth wedding anniversary of their parents, Jim and Margaret Anderson. The characters of t
Father Knows Best: Home For Christmas (1977) as Music
The second extension episode based on the "Father Knows Best" series of the '50s and '60s. In this story, Betty, Bud, and Kathy join their parents, Jim and Margaret Anderson, for Christmas. The kids are saddened to discover that it will be their last Christmas in the old house, which Jim and Margare
Knight in Shining Armour, A (1971)
The pilot for "Getting Together." The story of Bobby Conway, a composer, and Lionel Poindexter, a tone-deaf lyricist, and their attempts to make a name for themselves in the music business. The pilot episode, broadcast as a segment of "The Partridge Family," relates how the Partridges unite Bobby a
Shameful Secrets of Hastings Corners, The (1970) as Music
A spoof of television soap operas as seen through the activities of the Honker and Fandango families, residents of the quiet university hamlet of Hastings Corners.

Music (special)


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