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Otto Harbach

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Writer (feature film)

Those Lips, Those Eyes (1980)
A small-town star helps a young apprentice land the girl of his dreams.
Men of the Sky (1931) as Screenwriter

Music (feature film)

Superfly (2018)
Step Up 3-D (2010)
When a tight-knit group of New York City street dancers are pitted against the best hip hop dancers in the world, it's a high stakes dance battle filled with gravity-defying routines, pulse-pounding music and heated drama that will change their lives forever.
Somewhere (2010)
You have probably seen him in the tabloids; Johnny is living at the legendary Chateau Marmont hotel in Hollywood. He has a Ferrari to drive around in, and a constant stream of girls and pills to stay in with. Comfortably numbed, Johnny drifts along. Then, his 11- year - old daughter Cleo from his fa
Love's Labour's Lost (2000)
A musical adaptation of William Shakespeare's play, set in the glamorous court of the King of Navarre. In 1939, the King and his three best friends swear off women for several years so they can devote themselves to philosophical study. However, when the Princess of France arrives on a diplomatic mis
What Women Want (2000)
Nick Marshall, a Chicago advertising executive, gets a whole new outlook on life when a fluke accident gives him the ability to read women's minds. At first, this "gift" provides Nick with way too much information, but he begins to realize that he can use it to good effect, especially when it comes to outwitting his new boss, Darcy Maguire. In spite of his best efforts to finesse Darcy, he soon finds himself falling in love and truly understanding what women want.
October Sky (1999)
It's 1957 in Coalwood, West Virginia and while most of the town mines the earth, young Homer Hickman dreams of only the sky. Inspired by the dawn of the space age and the historic launching of the Soviet satellite Sputnik, Homer enlists his two best buddies as well as the school's resident math geek
Payback (1999)
Porter and Val carry off a successful heist, but then Val makes several mistakes: he steals Porter''s cut of the money, he steals Porter''s wife, and he tries to kill him. Now Porter is out for payback. He wants his cut and he is determined to get it, come what may.
Dudley Do-Right (1999)
In the Canadian Rockies community of Semi-Happy Valley, Dudley Do-Right works as a dedicated but hapless young Mountie. Dudley's ladylove, Nell Fenwick, has seen the world and decided to settle down in Seattle, still confused about her relationships with men. The evil Snidley Whiplash is out to rule
Man on the Moon (1999)
Andy Kaufman, who died in 1984 at the age of 35, was considered one of the most innovative, eccentric and enigmatic performers of his time. A master at manipulating audiences, Kaufman could generate belly laughs, stony silence, tears or brawls. Whether inviting the audience out for milk and cookies
Tea With Mussolini (1999)
Luca is a young boy in 1930s Italy, and after his mother has run away his father is more than happy to see him cared for by a group of eccentric aristocratic English women living in Tuscany. Hester, Arabella and Mary are soon joined by Americans Elsa and Georgie, who share their love for Italy and l
Psycho (1998)
When a woman is reported missing--last seen at the infamous Bates Motel--her sister and boyfriend set out to investigate, come to the motel, and find it run by a voyeuristic taxidermist, loner who is obsessed with his dead mother and has a penchant for dressing up like her.
Everyone Says I Love You (1996)
Woody Allen's 26th film is a celebration of an eccentric and very extended family living on New York's upper east side, exploring a broad spectrum of romantic entanglements as they fall in and out of love. Allen creates a world in which Yves St. Laurent mannequins come to life in store windows and d
Mars Attacks! (1996)
Martians invade earth in this spoof of the 1950-60s sci-fi genre.
Chaplin (1992)
Biographical film on Charlie Chaplin: from his impoverished youth in London through the formative years of film and his emergence in Hollywood''s Golden Age, up until his acceptance, late in life, of a special Academy Award.
Billy Bathgate (1991)
In 1930s New York City, a teenage boy rises in the mob with the assistance of boss and notorious gangster Dutch Schultz.
Pink Lightning (1991)
A young woman coming of age in a small town in the mid 1960s faces the loss of her friends and her fiancee as she questions the value of the role society has asked her to play.
How to Get Ahead in Advertising (1989) as Song ("Smoke Gets In Your Eyes")
An advertising man grows a second head that''''s better at his job than he.
Always (1989)
A downed pilot plays celestial wingman to his successor in love and flying.
Catch Me If You Can (1989)
Comedy about the conflicts which arise when a high school, about to be closed down, tries to raise money by using school funds to bet on a drag race.
Kill Me Again (1989) as Song ("Smoke Gets In Your Eyes")
In order to escape from her violent and jealous boyfriend, Fay hires Jack, a second class private investigator to fake her death, so she can restart her life with a new identity. However, when the investigator joins her in her new life, and her boyfriend finds out that she is still alive, Fay must
La Bamba (1987)
Singer Richie Valens fights family problems and bigotry to become a recording star.
Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
In this true story, a military DJ in Vietnam risks his career to broadcast the truth.
September (1987)
A weekend stay at a Vermont summer house provides glimpses into the lives of six unhappy people, most of whom are in love with others who love others.
Someone to Watch Over Me (1987)
A cop acting as a bodyguard of a murder witness falls in love with the woman he''s protecting.
Those Lips, Those Eyes (1980)
A small-town star helps a young apprentice land the girl of his dreams.
Yotzim Kavua (1979) as Song ("Smoke Gets In Your Eyes")
Fritz The Cat (1972) as Composer
A persiflage is on the protest movements of the 1960s. Its hero is the bold and sex-obsessed tom-cat Fritz the Cat, as created by the legendary underground artist Robert Crumb. Quitting university, Fritz the Cat wanders through the hash, Black Panther and Hell's Angels scenes to find to himself.
The Helen Morgan Story (1957) as Composer
A singer rises from sordid beginnings to fame and fortune... only to lose it all.
Rose Marie (1954) as Composer
A trapper''''s daughter is torn between the Mountie who wants to civilize her and a dashing prospector.
Deep in My Heart (1954) as Composer
Musical biography of composer Sigmund Romberg, who fought to bring serious music to Broadway.
The Desert Song (1953) as Composer
A French professor secretly leads a band of desert freedom fighters.
So This Is Love (1953) as Composer
Opera singer Grace Moore turns to popular music when her dreams of a classical career fail to materialize.
Lovely To Look At (1952) as Composer
All-star remake of Roberta, with three Broadway producers inheriting a Parisian fashion house.
Love Nest (1951) as Composer
Newlyweds try to manage a New York apartment building and its eccentric tenants.
Tea for Two (1950) as Composer
An heiress has to say no to every question for 24 hours if she wants to star on Broadway.
Look for the Silver Lining (1949) as Composer
Musical biography of Marilyn Miller, who overcame heartache to become a Broadway star.
April Showers (1948) as Composer
A family vaudeville act is torn apart by the father's drinking problem.
My Girl Tisa (1948) as Composer
Till the Clouds Roll By (1947) as Composer
True story of composer Jerome Kern's rise to the top on Broadway and in Hollywood.
The Late George Apley (1947) as Composer
Young love rocks a staid Boston family.
Shady Lady (1945) as Composer
Shine on Harvest Moon (1944) as Composer
Song-filled look behind the scenes of vaudeville, based on the lives of Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth.
Four Jills in a Jeep (1944) as Composer
Coney Island (1943) as Composer
A con man fast-talks his way into managing a Coney Island nightclub with a temperamental star.
Presenting Lily Mars (1943) as Composer
A small-town girl fights for her big chance on Broadway.
Is Everybody Happy? (1943) as Composer
The Desert Song (1943) as Composer
Sunny (1941) as Composer
Birth of the Blues (1941) as Composer
Jeff grows up near Basin Street in New Orleans, playing his clarinet with the dock workers. He puts together a band, the Basin Street Hot-Shots, which includes a cornet player, Memphis. They struggle to get their jazz music accepted by the cafe society of the city. Betty Lou joins their band as a singer and gets Louie to show her how to do scat singing. Memphis and Jeff both fall in love with Betty Lou.
No, No Nanette (1940) as Composer
The Firefly (1937) as Composer
A Spanish spy masquerades as a singer to sabotage Napoleon's forces.
Rose-Marie (1936) as Composer
An opera singer goes undercover in the Canadian wilderness to hunt for her criminal brother.
Roberta (1935) as Composer
A football player inherits a chic Paris fashion house.
The Cat and the Fiddle (1934) as Composer
A struggling composer courts a singing star.
Men of the Sky (1931) as Composer
The Cuckoos (1930) as Composer
Two tramps-turned-fortune-tellers try to solve a kidnapping.
No, No, Nanette (1930) as Composer
Song of the Flame (1930) as Composer
This was a screen version of the 1925 operetta by Oscar Hammerstein II, Otto Harbach,Herbert Stohart, and George Gershwin. The story of the movie is about a peasant ( Bernice Claire ) who is known as "The Flame" who leads a revolution in Russia. This peasant who is in love with a Russian prince (Alexander Gray) saves his life by agreeing to sacrifice her virginity to an evil fellow-conspirtator (Noah Beery).This was an all Technicolor musical which was had a sequence in Vitascope (a Warner Brother's wide screen process)
Sunny (1930) as Composer
A showgirl falls for a society boy but has to win over his family.
Golden Dawn (1930) as Composer
An adventurer falls for a woman destined to be the virgin priestess for an African tribe.
The Desert Song (1929) as Composer
The story of The Red Shadow and Pierre Bierbeau, both played by the same person.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Those Lips, Those Eyes (1980)
A small-town star helps a young apprentice land the girl of his dreams.

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