Putting his musical talent to use, Gordon Clifford's music was featured in Hollywood productions. Clifford worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Paradise Canyon" (1935) and "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?" (1969). His music was also used in the Josef Sommer dramatic adaptation "Bloodhounds of Broadway" (1989), the crime feature "Kansas City" (1996) with Jennifer Jason Leigh and the dramatic biopic "The Notorious Bettie Page" (2006) with Gretchen Mol. Clifford's music was most recently featured in the dramatic adaptation "Me and Orson Welles" (2009) with Zac Efron.