Harry Warren

Composer, Songwriter, Drummer
Harry Warren's film work led to high accolades, not least of which include an Oscar from the Academy. Warren worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Footlight Parade" (1933) ... Read more »
Born: 12/24/1893 in Brooklyn, New York, USA

Filmography

Music (224)

Gangster Squad 2013 (Movie)

("Chica Chica Boom Chic") (Song)

Method To The Madness of Jerry Lewis 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Song

Father of Invention 2011 (Movie)

("Tell Me That You Care") (Song)

J. Edgar 2011 (Movie)

("I Only Have Eyes For You") (Song)

Just Wright 2010 (Movie)

("The More I See You") (Song)

Love Ranch 2010 (Movie)

('The More I See You") (Song)

(500) Days of Summer 2009 (Movie)

("At Last") (Song)

Taking Woodstock 2009 (Movie)

"No Love, No Nothin'" (Song)

The Education of Charlie Banks 2009 (Movie)

("I Only Have Eyes For You") (Song)

Cathouse: The Musical 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Song

Kit Kittredge: An American Girl 2008 (Movie)

("Lullaby Of Broadway") (Song)

My Best Friend's Girl 2008 (Movie)

("At Last") (Song)

What Happens in Vegas 2008 (Movie)

("An Affair To Remember") (Song)

Enchanted 2007 (Movie)

"That's Amore" (Song)

My Mom's New Boyfriend 2007 (Movie)

("At Last") (Song)

The Wedding Weekend 2007 (Movie)

("The More I See You") (Song)

Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story 2007 (Movie)

("That's Amore") (Song)

Ask the Dust 2006 (Movie)

("Dames") (Song)

Click 2006 (Movie)

("With Plenty of Money and You") (Song)

Happy Feet 2006 (Movie)

("I Only Have Eyes For You") (Song)

Hollywoodland 2006 (Movie)

("At Last") (Song)

Infamous 2006 (Movie)

("42nd Street") (Song)

Inland Empire 2006 (Movie)

("At Last") (Song)

Just My Luck 2006 (Movie)

((I"ve Got A Gal) In Kalamazoo) (Song)

Phat Girlz 2006 (Movie)

("At Last") (Song)

Sleeping Dogs Lie 2006 (Movie)

("That's Amore") (Song)

The Lake House 2006 (Movie)

("There Will Never Be Another You") (Song)

Be Cool 2005 (Movie)

("Chattanooga Choo Choo") (Song)

Little Manhattan 2005 (Movie)

("At Last") (Song)

White Countess 2005 (Movie)

("Shanghai Lil") (Song)

Spider-Man 2 2004 (Movie)

("I Only Have Eyes For You") (Song)

White Chicks 2004 (Movie)

("That's Amore") (Song)

Anything Else 2003 (Movie)

("There Will Never Be Another You") (Song)

Cradle 2 the Grave 2003 (Movie)

("That's Amore") (Song)

How To Lose a Guy in 10 Days 2003 (Movie)

("An Affair To Remember") (Song)

It Runs in the Family 2003 (Movie)

("You'll Never Know") (Song)

Jeepers Creepers 2 2003 (Movie)

("Jeepers Creepers") (Song)

The AMC Project: Gay Hollywood 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Song

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood 2002 (Movie)

("Lulu's Back In Town") (Song)

Enigma 2002 (Movie)

("You'll Never Know") (Song)

Enough 2002 (Movie)

("I Only Have Eyes For You") (Song)

From Broadway: Fosse 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Music

Hollywood Ending 2002 (Movie)

("Serenade In Blue") (Song)

Two Weeks Notice 2002 (Movie)

("With Plenty Of Money And You") (Song)

High Heels and Low Lives 2001 (Movie)

("The More I See You") (Song)

Jeepers Creepers 2001 (Movie)

songs("Jeepers Creepers" "Peek-A-Boo") (Song)

Pearl Harbor 2001 (Movie)

("Jeepers Creepers") (Song)

The Others 2001 (Movie)

("I Only Have Eyes for You") (Song)

Men of Honor 2000 (Movie)

("You'll Never Know") (Song)

Reindeer Games 2000 (Movie)

("At Last") (Song)

Small Time Crooks 2000 (Movie)

("With Plenty of Money and You") (Song)

American Pie 1999 (Movie)

("At Last") (Song)

Analyze This 1999 (Movie)

("You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby") (Song)

Anywhere But Here 1999 (Movie)

("The More I See You") (Song)

Bicentennial Man 1999 (Movie)

("I Found a Millon Dollar Baby (In a Five and Ten Cent Store)") (Song)

Buena Vista Social Club 1999 (Movie)

("Chattanooga Choochoo") (Song)

Eyes Wide Shut 1999 (Movie)

("I Only Have Eyes For You") (Song)

Fanny and Elvis 1999 (Movie)

("The More I See You") (Song)

Fight Club 1999 (Movie)

("No Love, No Nothin'") (Song)

Stuart Little 1999 (Movie)

("That's Amore") (Song)

Sweet and Lowdown 1999 (Movie)

("Lulu's Back in Town") (Song)

The End of the Affair 1999 (Movie)

("The More I See You") (Song)

The Other Sister 1999 (Movie)

("At Last") (Song)

Babe 2: Pig in the City 1998 (Movie)

("Chattanooga Choo Choo") (Song)

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas 1998 (Movie)

("You're Getting to Be a Habit with Me") (Song)

Kissing A Fool 1998 (Movie)

("At Last") (Song)

Living Out Loud 1998 (Movie)

("At Last") (Song)

Meet Joe Black 1998 (Movie)

("You're Getting To Be a Habit With Me") (Song)

Patch Adams 1998 (Movie)

("Chattanooga Choo Choo") (Song)

Pleasantville 1998 (Movie)

("At Last") (Song)

Sphere 1998 (Movie)

("I Had the Craziest Dream") (Song)

Booty Call 1997 (Movie)

("We're in the Money") (Song)

Inventing the Abbotts 1997 (Movie)

songs("You'll Never Know" "(I've Got a Gal in) Kalamazoo" "Serenada in Blue") (Song)

L.A. Confidential 1997 (Movie)

("At Last") (Song)

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil 1997 (Movie)

("Jeepers Creepers") (Song)

Mouse Hunt 1997 (Movie)

("We're in the Money") (Song)

Out to Sea 1997 (Movie)

("At Last") (Song)

Picture Perfect 1997 (Movie)

songs("I Had the Craziest Dream" "You'll Never Know" "The More I See You") (Song)

That Old Feeling 1997 (Movie)

songs("There Will Never Be Another You" "At Last") (Song)

The Devil's Own 1997 (Movie)

("There Will Never Be Another You") (Song)

The Misadventures of Margaret 1997 (Movie)

("The More I See You") (Song)

My Fellow Americans 1996 (Movie)

songs("We're in the Money" "I Only Have Eyes for You") (Song)

Swingers 1996 (Movie)

("With Plenty Of Money And You") (Song)

The English Patient 1996 (Movie)

("Pettin' in the Park") (Music)

The Neon Bible 1996 (Movie)

song composer("Chattanooga Choo Choo") (Composer)

Miami Rhapsody 1995 (Movie)

("I Only Have Eyes For You") (Song)

It Could Happen to You 1994 (Movie)

("We're in the Money") (Song)

That's Entertainment! III 1994 (Movie)

("March of the Doagies" from "The Harvey Girls" "Swing Trot" from "The Barkleys of Broadway" "I Wanna Be a Dancin' Man" from "The Belle of New York") (Music)

The Little Rascals 1994 (Movie)

("You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby") (Song)

A Bronx Tale 1993 (Movie)

("I Only Have Eyes For You") (Song)

Heart and Souls 1993 (Movie)

("I Only Have Eyes For You") (Song)

Hot Shots! Part Deux 1993 (Movie)

("Innamorata") (Song)

In the Line of Fire 1993 (Movie)

("I Only Have Eyes For You") (Song)

Jack the Bear 1993 (Movie)

("(I've Got a Gal In) Kalamazoo") (Song)

Life With Mikey 1993 (Movie)

("Lullaby of Broadway") (Song)

Rising Sun 1993 (Movie)

("Chattanooga Choo Choo") (Song)

Sleepless in Seattle 1993 (Movie)

songs("Jeepers Creepers" "An Affair to Remember") (Song)

That's Amore 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Song

The Cemetery Club 1993 (Movie)

("There Will Never Be Another You") (Song)

Class Act 1992 (Movie)

("Jeepers Creepers") (Song)

Love Potion #9 1992 (Movie)

songs("The More I See You" "Serenade in Blue") (Song)

Noises Off 1992 (Movie)

("Lullaby of Broadway") (Song)

Prelude to a Kiss 1992 (Movie)

("The More I See You" "I Had the Craziest Dream") (Song)

Shining Through 1992 (Movie)

("(I've Got a Gal in) Kalamazoo") (Song)

The Public Eye 1992 (Movie)

("You Can't Say No to a Soldier") (Song)

29th Street 1991 (Movie)

("(I've Got a Gal in) Kalamazoo") (Song)

Another You 1991 (Movie)

("There Will Never Be Another You") (Song)

Billy Bathgate 1991 (Movie)

("I Only Have Eyes For You") (Song)

For the Boys 1991 (Movie)

("The Girl Friend of the Whirling Dervish" "The More I See You") (Song)

My Girl 1991 (Movie)

("I Only Have Eyes For You") (Song)

One Good Cop 1991 (Movie)

("I Only Have Eyes For You") (Song)

The Fisher King 1991 (Movie)

("I Wish I Knew") (Song)

The Fred Astaire Songbook 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Music

The Sunset Gang 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Song

Betsy's Wedding 1990 (Movie)

("I Only Have Eyes For You") (Song)

Coupe de Ville 1990 (Movie)

("I Only Have Eyes For You") (Song)

Funny About Love 1990 (Movie)

("You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby") (Song)

Goodfellas 1990 (Movie)

("The Boulevard of Broken Dreams") (Song)

Memphis Belle 1990 (Movie)

("I Know Why (And So Do You)") (Song)

Pretty Woman 1990 (Movie)

("One Sweet Letter from You") (Song)

The Freshman 1990 (Movie)

("Shuffle Off to Buffalo") (Song)

Thompson 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Music

Black Rain 1989 (Movie)

("That's Amore") (Song)

Keith Jarrett: Standards 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Song

Thelonius Monk: Straight, No Chaser 1989 (Movie)

("Lulu's Back in Town") (Song)

Aloha Summer 1988 (Movie)

("I Only Have Eyes For You") (Song)

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels 1988 (Movie)

("We're in the Money") (Song)

Frantic 1988 (Movie)

("The More I See You") (Song)

Gorillas in the Mist 1988 (Movie)

("September in the Rain") (Song)

Rain Man 1988 (Movie)

("At Last") (Song)

Track 29 1988 (Movie)

("Chattanooga Choo Choo") (Song)

Ishtar 1987 (Movie)

("That's Amore") (Music)

Radio Days 1987 (Movie)

songs("You're Getting to Be a Habit With Me" "Lullaby of Broadway" "You'll Never Know") (Song)

Before Stonewall 1986 (Movie)

("I've Got a Gal in Kalamazoo") (Song)

The Purple Rose of Cairo 1985 (Movie)

("I Love My Baby, My Baby Loves Me") (Song)

City Heat 1984 (Movie)

("Million Dollar Baby") (Song)

Not For Publication 1984 (Movie)

("You're Getting to Be a Habit With Me") (Song)

Heart Like A Wheel 1983 (Movie)

("I Only Have Eyes For You") (Song)

Risky Business 1983 (Movie)

("My Heart Tells Me") (Song)

The Right Stuff 1983 (Movie)

("I Only Have Eyes For You") (Song)

Frances 1982 (Movie)

("Jeepers Creepers") (Song)

The World According to Garp 1982 (Movie)

("There Will Never Be Another You") (Song)

Raging Bull 1980 (Movie)

("At Last") (Song)

Joe Albany... A Jazz Life 1979 (Movie)

("There Will Never Be Another You") (Song)

The Lady in Red 1978 (Movie)

songs("42nd Street" "We're in the Money") (Song)

Exorcist II: The Heretic 1977 (Movie)

("Lullaby of Broadway") (Music)

Im Lauf der Zeit 1975 (Movie)

("The More I See You") (Song)

Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore 1974 (Movie)

("You'll Never Know") (Song)

They Shoot Horses, Don't They? 1969 (Movie)

("I Found A Million Dollar Baby") (Song)

Rosie 1966 (Movie)

song and lyrics (Song)

Fate Is the Hunter 1964 (Movie)

("No Love, No Nothin'") (Song)

Satan Never Sleeps 1961 (Movie)

title song (Song)

The Ladies' Man 1961 (Movie)

("Bang Tail") (Song)

Cinderfella 1960 (Movie)

songs (Song)

The Gene Krupa Story 1959 (Movie)

("I Love My Baby") (Song)

Rock-a-Bye Baby 1958 (Movie)

("Rock-a-Bye Baby" "Dormi-Dormi-Dormi" "Love Is A Lonely Thing" "The White Virgin of the Nile" "Why Can't He Care For Me?" "The Land of La-la-la") (Music)

Separate Tables 1958 (Movie)

title song (Song)

These Thousand Hills 1958 (Movie)

title song (Song)

An Affair to Remember 1957 (Movie)

songs (Song)

The Joker Is Wild 1957 (Movie)

("I Love My Baby") (Song)

The Birds and the Bees 1956 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Artists and Models 1955 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Marty 1955 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Tennessee Champ 1954 (Movie)

("Weary Blues") (Song)

The Glenn Miller Story 1954 (Movie)

songs("I Know Why" "Chattanooga Choo Choo") (Song)

The Caddy 1953 (Movie)

songs (Song)

The Jazz Singer 1953 (Movie)

("I'll String Along With You") (Song)

The Harvey Girls 1945 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Springtime in the Rockies 1941 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Naughty But Nice 1939 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Cowboy From Brooklyn 1938 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Going Places 1938 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Marked Woman 1936 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Mr. Dodd Takes the Air 1936 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Cain and Mabel 1935 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Gold Diggers of 1937 1935 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Go Into Your Dance 1934 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Gold Diggers of 1935 1934 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Wonder Bar 1933 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Footlight Parade 1932 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Gold Diggers of 1933 1932 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Broadway Gondolier (Movie)

(Songwriter)

Charlie Chan in Rio (Movie)

(Songwriter)

Dames (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Dare to Love (TV Show)

Song

Diamond Horseshoe (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Down Argentine Way (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Down Argentine Way (Movie)

(Songwriter)

Evil Never Dies (TV Show)

Song

Gold Diggers in Paris (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Hard to Get (Movie)

(Songwriter)

Hearts Divided (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Honolulu (Movie)

(Songwriter)

Iceland (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

In the Gloaming (TV Show)

Song

Just for You (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

My Dream Is Yours (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Orchestra Wives (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Pagan Love Song (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Pagan Love Song (Movie)

(Songwriter)

Roman Scandals (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Sally (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Sons O' Guns (Movie)

(Songwriter)

Summer Holiday (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Summer Stock (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

That Night in Rio (Movie)

(Songwriter)

That Night in Rio (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

The Barkleys of Broadway (Movie)

(Songwriter)

The Barkleys of Broadway (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

The Belle of New York (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

The Gang's All Here (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

The Gang's All Here (Movie)

(Songwriter)

The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Show)

Theme Lyrics

The Singing Marine (Movie)

(Songwriter)

Three Little Girls in Blue (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Uncle Frank (TV Show)

Song

Weekend in Havana (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Wings of the Navy (Movie)

(Songwriter)

Wyatt Earp: Return to Tombstone (TV Show)

Theme Song

Yolanda and the Thief (Movie)

(Songwriter)

Young People (Movie)

(Songwriter)

Ziegfeld Follies (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))
Sound (1)

The Happy Ending 1969 (Movie)

sound rerecording (Sound)
Actor (1)

Go Into Your Dance 1934 (Movie)

(Actor)

Biography

Harry Warren's film work led to high accolades, not least of which include an Oscar from the Academy. Warren worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Footlight Parade" (1933), "Gold Diggers of 1933" (1933) starring Warren William, "Moulin Rouge" with Constance Bennett (1934) and "Wonder Bar" (1934) starring Al Jolson. Warren won a Music (Song) Academy Award for "Gold Diggers of 1935" in 1935 as well as a Music (Song) Academy Award for "Hello, Frisco, Hello" in 1943. Warren was nominated for a Music (Song) Academy Award for "Mr. Dodd Takes the Air", as well as for a Music (Song) Academy Award for "Going Places" and a Music (Song) Academy Award for "Down Argentine Way." In the eighties, Warren devoted his time to various credits, such as "Not For Publication" (1984), "The Purple Rose of Cairo" with Mia Farrow (1985), "Before Stonewall" (1986) starring Allen Ginsberg and "Radio Days" with Mia Farrow (1987). Warren had a number of different projects under his belt in the nineties, including "Kissing A Fool" (1998), "Living Out Loud" with Holly Hunter (1998), "Meet Joe Black" (1998) starring Brad Pitt and "Pleasantville" (1998). Warren last provided music for "The Misadventures of Margaret." Warren was married to Josephine Warren and had two children. Harry Warren passed away in September 1981 at the age of 88.

Relationships

Josephine Warren

Wife
married in December 1918

Joan Warren

Daughter
born c. 1924

Harry Warren

Son
born in 1919 died in 1938 of pneumonia

EDUCATION

dropped out at age 16

Milestones

2001

Revival of "42nd Street" opened on Broadway

1980

Stage adaptation of "42nd Street" opened on Broadway and won that year's Tony Award as Best Musical; producer David Merrick did not mention the songwriters in any advertising for the show

1980

Hired to write the songs for an unproduced film called "Manhattan Melody"

1967

Teamed with Mercer to create songs for "Rosie!", starring Rosalind Russell

1961

Penned the song "Bang Tail" for "The Ladies' Man", starring Lewis

1960

Composed the songs for the Jerry Lewis vehicle "Cinderfella"

1958

Wrote the title song for the film "Separate Tables"

1957

Composed the theme to the TV series "The Californians"

1957

Wrote the title tune for "An Affair to Remember" (with lyrics by director Leo McCarey and Harold Adamson); earned 11th career Academy Award nomination

1956

Wrote the score for the Broadway musical "Shangri-La", based on the book and film "Lost Horizon"

1955

Composed the theme for the TV series "The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp"

1953

Penned "That's Amore" for the film "The Caddy" (lyrics by Jack Brooks); earned 10th Oscar nomination for Best Song

1952

Garnered ninth Oscar nomination for Best Song for "Zing a Little Zong" (written with Leo Robin) for the film "Just for You"; one of 11 songs written for film

1952

Released from contract by MGM

1949

Loaned out to Warner Bros. to write the songs for the Doris Day vehicle "My Dream Is Yours"

1949

Penned songs for the Astaire-Rogers reteaming in "The Barkleys of Broadway"

1948

Wrote the music for "Summer Holiday"

1946

Earned third Oscar for "On the Acheson, Topeka and the Sante Fe"; lyrics by Johnny Mercer; written for the film musical "The Harvey Girls"

1942

Moved from 20th Century-Fox to MGM

1942

Won second Academy Award for "You'll Never Know", written with Mack Gordon for the film "Hello, Frisco, Hello"

1941

Once again had a hit introduced by Glenn Miller, "I've Got a Gal in Kalamazoo"; featured in the movie "Orchestra Wives"; netted sixth career Best Song Oscar nomination

1940

Had hit song with "Chattanooga Choo Choo" (lyrics by Mack Gordon) recorded by Glenn Miller; used in film "Sun Valley Serenade"; earned fifth Best Song Oscar nomination

1940

Fourth Best Song Oscar nomination, the title number from "Down Argentine Way", with lyrics by Gordon

1940

Put under contract at 20th Century-Fox; worked frequently with lyricist Mack Gordon

1938

Earned third Oscar nomination for "Jeepers Creepers", written with Johnny Mercer for the film "Going Places"

1937

Picked up second Academy Award nomination for "Remember Me" (written with Dubin for the film "Mr. Dodd Takes the Air")

1935

Received Academy Award for Best Song for "Lullaby of Broadway", written for "Gold Diggers of 1935" with Dubin

1933

Appeared in the short film "Harry Warren, America's Foremost Composer"

1933

Composed songs for "Footlight Parade" and "The Gold Diggers of 1933"

1933

Wrote music for "Roman Scandals" featuring Eddie Cantor

1933

With Al Dubin, wrote the songs for the screen musical "42nd Street"; also appeared on screen with Dubin

1931

Hired by Billy Rose to write songs for the stage show "Crazy Quilt", including the now classic "I Found a Million Dollar Baby (in the Five and Ten Cent Store)"

1931

Collaborated with lyricist Mort Dixon on the songs for the Broadway show "Laugh Parade"

1930

Worked on the score for the stage musical "Sweet and Low" produced by Billy Rose; lyrics by Ira Gershwin

1930

Penned the score for the film "Spring Is Here"

1929

Served as director of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP)

1923

Both "Home in Pasadena" and "So This Is Venice" introduced by Paul Whiteman

1922

Had first hit song "Rose of the Rio Grande", with lyrics by Edgar Leslie

1920

Hired to work as a song plugger at Stark & Cowan; quit after a short stint

1917

Enlisted in US Navy; began writing songs

Dropped out of high school to join a traveling circus as a drummer

Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York

Hired by Vitagraph Studios in NYC; played music during filming; also appeared in bit parts and served as an assistant director

After military service, continued to pursue career as a songwriter

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