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Irving Gertz

Irving Gertz



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Also Known As: Died: November 14, 2008
Born: May 19, 1915 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Providence, Rhode Island, USA Profession: Music ...


Music (feature film)

Nobody's Perfect (1968) as Music
This military service comedy chronicles the misadventures of the U.S.S. Bustard in Japan. The crew has stolen a Buddha statue from a Japanese village, which if discovered missing would threaten Japanese/American relations. Doc Willoughby is the ship's petty officer, whose antics are constantly getting him into trouble with his captain. On shore leave, Willoughby falls for a seemingly demure Japanese girl in a kimono shop, who actually turns out to be a Japanese/American nurse in the US Navy, Lt. Tomiko Momoyama. However, it turns out she was betrothed as a child to a traditional Japanese man named Toshi, who fully intends on enforcing tradition. Willoughby divides his time between trying to return the Buddha statue back to the Japanese village it rightfully belongs to, and trying to woo Tomiko from the traditional Japanese man she rightfully belongs to.
Fluffy (1965) as Music
A scientist proves that he can domesticate a lion, but nobody seems to believe him.
He Rides Tall (1964) as Music Score
Brushfire! (1962) as Mus comp & cond
The Fiercest Heart (1961) as Mus comp & cond
Marines, Let's Go! (1961) as Music
13 Fighting Men (1960) as Music
The Leech Woman (1960) as Music
A faded beauty leaves a trail of murder from Africa to the United States when she discovers a compound that will restore her lost youth--when consumed with fluid from the pineal gland of the newly dead.
Seven Ways from Sundown (1960) as Music
Audie Murphy is again the kid who puts on a badge to catch the bad guy, skillfully played by Barry Sullivan. On the way back to town the two develop a curiously close relationship - Sullivan passes up several chances to get away - but in the end Sullivan "asks for it" and Murphy obliges.
The Wizard of Baghdad (1960) as Music Composition and Conducting
In ancient Baghdad, a genie helps a prince and princess occupy the throne instead of the evil Sultan.
Young Jesse James (1960) as Composer
Hell Bent for Leather (1960) as Music
When Clay Santell stops in the town of Sutterville after having his horse stolen, he is mistaken by townspeople for a murderer named Travers. The townspeople capture Santell, and turn him over to lawman Harry Deckett. Deckett, who is tired of chasing the real Travers, decides to kill Santell and pass him off as Travers. Santell escapes from Deckett, taking lovely Janet Gifford hostage in the process. Janet comes to believe Santell's story, and helps him in his struggle to prove his real identity.
Young Jesse James (1960) as Music
Curse of the Undead (1959) as Music
B-grade western with a twist: mysterious gunslinger-for-hire Drake Robey is really a vampire, and it's up to Preacher Dan to save the town and girlfriend Dolores Carter.
The Alligator People (1959) as Music
A newlywed couple sit in a train. The husband receives a frantic telegram. He gets off at a station to make a phone call, the train pulls away without him on it, and that¿s the last his wife sees of him. Years later after a long search she finally tracks him down on his family¿s southern estate where she discovers that a failed medical treatment has turned him into an alligator mutant.
Badman's Country (1958) as Music
Four of the frontier west''s famed law officers--Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, Pat Garrett and Buffalo Bill--convene to defend the sprouting city of Abilene.
The Fearmakers (1958) as Music Composition and Conducting
A Korean War veteran discovers his Washington-based PR firm has been taken over by Communist infiltrators.
Thundering Jets (1958) as Music Composition and Conducting
Captain Steve Morley (Rex Reason) must evaluate how the men under his command react to pressure and stress at high altitudes in the latest jet fighters, with the usual romantic subplot involving him, another officer, and a pretty young lady. Exciting flight sequences, filmed at Edwards (Muroc) Air Force Base, California, showcases Reason and other "pilots" going off into the wild blue [black & white] yonder, in wide screen Regalscope (CinemaScope).
Hell Canyon Outlaws (1957) as Music Composition and Conducting
Badlands of Montana (1957) as Music Composition and Conducting
Hell on Devil's Island (1957) as Music Composition and Conducting
Badlands of Montana (1957) as Composer
Plunder Road (1957) as Music Composition and Conducting
On a dark night of pelting rain, five men stage a well-planned train robbery and get away with a 10,000,000 dollar, nine-ton gold shipment. Dividing the massive haul into three concealed truck loads, the team (only one of them a professional thief) make a would-be inconspicuous escape across country to what they hope will be a perfect getaway...
Gun Brothers (1956) as Music
Two brothers end up on opposite sides of the law in the old West.
The First Traveling Saleslady (1956) as Composer
A corset designer takes a job selling barbed wire in the wild West.
The First Traveling Saleslady (1956) as Music Composition and Conducting
A corset designer takes a job selling barbed wire in the wild West.
Top Gun (1955) as Music
After he''''s cleared of murder, a cowboy runs for town marshal.
Kentucky Rifle (1955) as Mus comp and dir
A man escorts a wagon load of Kentucky rifles through Indian territory and must find a way to get through without losing the rifles to the Indians. Unfortunately the Indians know about it, and give the occupants an ultimatum: either the rifles or their lives.
The Long Wait (1954) as Cond
Hitchhiker Johnny McBride is badly hurt and loses his memory when the car he is riding in crashes. Two years later, a clue leads him to his old home town, where he finds he is a murder suspect. Johnny tries to discover the truth about the murder, while pursued by gangsters and several seductive women.
Overland Pacific (1954) as Music
Jock Mahoney, Peggie Castle, Adele Jergens, William Bishop, Chubby Johnson. Undercover agent Rose Granger is sent to the western village of Oaktown to investigate the delay in a railroad installation. Director Fred F. Sears and star Jock Mahoney previously worked together as actors in Charles Starrett''s "Durango Kid" series.
Khyber Patrol (1954) as Music
Richard Egan, Dawn Addams, Raymond Burr, Patric Knowles, Paul Cavanagh. Richard Egan, leader of the British Lancers romances the commander''s daughter in between skirmishes with the Russian-backed border tribesmen in India.
The Lone Gun (1954) as Music
A cowboy shoots it out with outlaws to win a rancher''''s beautiful daughter.
Bandits of Corsica (1953) as Music
Richard Greene, Paula Raymond, Raymond Burr, Dona Drake, Lee Van Cleef, Frank Puglia, Nestor Paiva, Michael Ansara. Mario and Carlos, twin brothers separated at birth, are reunited after many years and make a pact to overthrow the evil ruler of their Corsica homeland. Complications arise when Carlos falls in love with Mario''s wife and lies and deceit split the brothers apart
Gun Belt (1953) as Music
A notorious outlaw tries to go straight, only to be framed by his former gang.
Shark River (1953) as Mus score comp and dir
Shark River (1953) as Composer
Sabre Jet (1953) as Music Director
A reporter covering the lives of Air Force wives during the Korean War runs into her estranged husband, an Air Force colonel.
Two Dollar Bettor (1951) as Mus comp and dir
Skipalong Rosenbloom (1951) as Mus score and dir
Again Pioneers (1950) as Music Score
The head of an illegal drug ring uses a women's health spa as a front for his sleeping pill racket.
Destination Murder (1950) as Music Score
A woman infiltrates the mob to find her father''''s killer.
Experiment Alcatraz (1950) as Music
A doctor testing drugs on convicts gets mixed up in a murder investigation.
Prejudice (1949) as Music
Daughter of the West (1949) as Music Score
Blonde Ice (1948) as Mus ccmp and arr
The Counterfeiters (1948) as Mus score and dir
Jungle Goddess (1948) as Music
When a plane carrying the daughter of a millionaire crashes in an African jungle, two pilots set out to collect the reward. They discover that she has become the goddess of a primitive tribe. An insurgent witch doctor and fierce wild animals make escape from the jungle difficult for the trio.
Adventures of Gallant Bess (1948) as Music
Ted Daniels, a ranch hand working for a rodeo, captures a magnificent wild horse that he tames and trains. As Ted is recovering from an accident that happened during a rodeo, the rodeo owner cheats him out of his horse. Ted must decide whether to pursue him and try to recover the horse, or whether to settle down with the doctor's daughter who is nursing him back to health.
Dragnet (1947) as Mus score and dir

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