George Duning

Composer
Competent Hollywood composer, in films from the late 1930s as an arranger. From 1947 through the early 60s Duning worked almost exclusively at Columbia, collaborating most often with director Richard Quine.
Born: 02/24/1908 in Richmond, Indiana, USA

Filmography

Music (124)

Steve Allen 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Song

Zorro and Son 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Music

Beyond Witch Mountain 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Music

The Man With Bogart's Face 1979 (Movie)

(Music)

The Abduction of Saint Anne 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Music

Arnold 1974 (Movie)

(Music)

Terror in the Wax Museum 1974 (Movie)

(Music)

The Partridge Family (ABC) 1970 - 1974 (TV Show)

Music

A Knight in Shining Armour 1970 - 1971 (TV Show)

Music

But I Don't Want to Get Married! 1970 - 1971 (TV Show)

Music

Love, Hate, Love 1970 - 1971 (TV Show)

Music Supervisor

The Most Deadly Game 1970 - 1971 (TV Show)

Music

Yuma 1970 - 1971 (TV Show)

Music

Quarantined 1969 - 1970 (TV Show)

Music

The Shameful Secrets of Hastings Corners 1969 - 1970 (TV Show)

Music

Judd, For the Defense 1967 - 1969 (TV Show)

Music

Star Trek 1966 - 1969 (Tv Show)

Music

The Big Valley 1965 - 1969 (TV Show)

Theme Music

The Time Tunnel 1966 - 1967 (TV Show)

Music

Any Wednesday 1966 (Movie)

("Any Wednesday") (Song)

Any Wednesday 1966 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

Any Wednesday 1966 (Movie)

(Music)

The Farmer's Daughter 1963 - 1966 (TV Show)

Music

Brainstorm 1965 (Movie)

(Music)

My Blood Runs Cold 1965 (Movie)

(Music)

No Time For Sergeants 1964 - 1965 (TV Show)

Music

Wendy and Me 1964 - 1965 (TV Show)

Music

Dear Brigitte 1964 (Movie)

(Music)

Ensign Pulver 1964 (Movie)

(Music)

Glynis 1963 - 1964 (TV Show)

Music

Toys in the Attic 1963 (Movie)

(Music)

13 West Street 1962 (Movie)

(Music)

Critic's Choice 1962 (Movie)

(Music)

Island of Love 1962 (Movie)

(Music)

The Notorious Landlady 1962 (Movie)

(Music)

Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? 1962 (Movie)

(Music)

Who's Got the Action? 1962 (Movie)

(Music)

Cry For Happy 1961 (Movie)

(Music)

Gidget Goes Hawaiian 1961 (Movie)

(Music)

Sail a Crooked Ship 1961 (Movie)

(Music)

The Devil at 4 O'Clock 1961 (Movie)

(Music)

Two Rode Together 1961 (Movie)

(Music)

All the Young Men 1960 (Movie)

songs (Song)

All the Young Men 1960 (Movie)

(Music)

Let No Man Write My Epitaph 1960 (Movie)

(Music)

Man on a String 1960 (Movie)

(Music)

Strangers When We Meet 1960 (Movie)

(Music)

The Three Worlds of Gulliver 1960 (Movie)

songs (Song)

The Wackiest Ship in the Army 1960 (Movie)

(Music)

The World of Suzie Wong 1960 (Movie)

(Music)

1001 Arabian Nights 1959 (Movie)

songs("You Are My Dream" "Three Little Maids From Damascus" "Magoo's Blues") (Song)

1001 Arabian Nights 1959 (Movie)

(Music)

It Happened to Jane 1959 (Movie)

(Music)

Bell, Book and Candle 1958 (Movie)

(Music)

Cowboy 1958 (Movie)

(Music)

Have Rocket, Will Travel 1958 (Movie)

title song (Song)

Houseboat 1958 (Movie)

(Music)

Me and the Colonel 1958 (Movie)

("Suzanne") (Song)

Me and the Colonel 1958 (Movie)

(Music)

The Last Angry Man 1958 (Movie)

(Music)

The Wreck of the Mary Deare 1958 (Movie)

(Music)

3:10 to Yuma 1957 (Movie)

("3:10 To Yuma") (Song)

3:10 to Yuma 1957 (Movie)

(Original Rank: Music) (Composer)

Full of Life 1957 (Movie)

(Music)

Gunman's Walk 1957 (Movie)

(Music)

Jeanne Eagels 1957 (Movie)

(Music)

Nightfall 1957 (Movie)

(Music)

Operation Mad Ball 1957 (Movie)

(Music)

Pal Joey 1957 (Movie)

music adaptation (Music)

The Brothers Rico 1957 (Movie)

(Music)

Picnic 1956 (Movie)

(Music)

Storm Center 1956 (Movie)

(Music)

The Eddy Duchin Story 1956 (Movie)

incidental music (Music)

You Can't Run Away From It 1956 (Movie)

(Music)

Count Three and Pray 1955 (Movie)

(Music)

My Sister Eileen 1955 (Movie)

(Music)

Queen Bee 1955 (Movie)

(Music)

The Long Gray Line 1955 (Movie)

music adaptation (Music)

The Man From Laramie 1955 (Movie)

(Music)

Three For the Show 1955 (Movie)

(Original Music)

Three For the Show 1955 (Movie)

(Music Arranger)

Tight Spot 1955 (Movie)

(Music)

From Here to Eternity 1953 (Movie)

(Music)

Rainbow 'Round My Shoulder 1952 (Movie)

music director (Music)

No Sad Songs For Me 1950 (Movie)

(Music)

Jolson Sings Again 1948 (Movie)

(Music)

Shockproof 1948 (Movie)

(Music)

A Great American Tragedy (TV Show)

Music

Affair in Trinidad (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Between Midnight and Dawn (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Black Noon (TV Show)

Music

Child of Glass (TV Show)

Music

Climb an Angry Mountain (TV Show)

Music

Convicted (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Down to Earth (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Goliath Awaits (TV Show)

Music

Her Husband's Affairs (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Honor Thy Father (TV Show)

Music

Johnny Allegro (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Last of the Comanches (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Lorna Doone (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Lust for Gold (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Miss Sadie Thompson (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Mysterious Intruder (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Paula (TV Show)

Composer (Music Score)

Scandal Sheet (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Slightly French (Movie)

(Musical Direction/Supervision)

Slightly French (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

The Dark Past (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

The Devil's Mask (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

The Dream Merchants (TV Show)

Music

The Gallant Blade (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

The House That Would Not Die (TV Show)

Music Conductor

The Lady and the Bandit (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

The Petty Girl (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

The Return of October (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

The Silent Force (TV Show)

Music

The Top of the Hill (TV Show)

Music

The Woman Hunter (TV Show)

Music

Then Came Bronson (TV Show)

Music

To the Ends of the Earth (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Wild Women (TV Show)

Music Supervisor

Biography

Competent Hollywood composer, in films from the late 1930s as an arranger. From 1947 through the early 60s Duning worked almost exclusively at Columbia, collaborating most often with director Richard Quine.

Relationships

Kathleen Duning Frankenberger

Daughter

Patricia Duning Brayton

Daughter

Lois Duning

Wife
survived him

LeRoy Duning

Brother
survived him

EDUCATION

University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati , Ohio

University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music

Cincinnati , Ohio

Milestones

1947

Composed first film score

1943

First film as orchestrator

1939

First film as music arranger

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