Victor Schertzinger

Director, Violinist, Composer
Former concert pianist who contributed the score to Thomas Ince's "Civilization" (1916), among other silents, and made his directorial debut in 1917. Schertzinger cranked out numerous silent and sound films (confecting ... Read more »
Born: 04/08/1888 in Mahanoy, Pennsylvania, USA

Filmography

Music (31)

Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus 2006 (Movie)

("Tangerine") (Song)

Paycheck 2003 (Movie)

("I Remember You") (Song)

Paperback Hero 2000 (Movie)

("I Remember You") (Song)

Celebrity 1998 (Movie)

("Tangerine") (Song)

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

("Tangerine") (Song)

Short Cuts 1993 (Movie)

("I Don't Want to Cry Anymore") (Song)

Dead Again 1991 (Movie)

("Tangerine") (Song)

For the Boys 1991 (Movie)

("I Remember You") (Song)

The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear 1991 (Movie)

("Tangerine") (Song)

Alice 1990 (Movie)

("I Remember You") (Song)

Funny About Love 1990 (Movie)

("I Remember You") (Song)

Cousins 1989 (Movie)

("Tangerine") (Song)

Let's Get Lost 1989 (Movie)

("I Remember You") (Song)

The Presidio 1988 (Movie)

("Tangerine") (Song)

The Year My Voice Broke 1988 (Movie)

("I Remember You") (Song)

Hannah and Her Sisters 1986 (Movie)

("I Remember You") (Song)

Summer Rental 1985 (Movie)

("Tangerine") (Song)

Friday the 13th - The Final Chapter 1984 (Movie)

("Tangerine") (Song)

Racing With the Moon 1984 (Movie)

("Tangerine") (Song)

Star Trek III 1984 (Movie)

songs("I Remember You" "Tangerine") (Song)

Mommie Dearest 1981 (Movie)

("Tangerine") (Song)

Plaza Suite 1971 (Movie)

("Tangerine") (Song)

Something to Sing About 1936 (Movie)

(Music)

Caught Plastered (Movie)

(Songwriter)

Caught Plastered (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Civilization (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

Cocktail Hour (Movie)

(Songwriter)

My Woman (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

The Fleet's In (Movie)

(Songwriter)

The Love Parade (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))

The Music Goes 'round (Movie)

(Composer (Music Score))
Director (24)

Road to Zanzibar 1940 (Movie)

(Director)

Rhythm on the River 1939 (Movie)

(Director)

Road to Singapore 1939 (Movie)

(Director)

The Mikado 1938 (Movie)

(Director)

Something to Sing About 1936 (Movie)

(Director)

Love Me Forever 1934 (Movie)

(Director)

Redskin 1928 (Movie)

(Director)

Siberia 1925 (Movie)

(Director)

Head Over Heels 1921 (Movie)

(Director)

Birth of the Blues (Movie)

(Director)

Cocktail Hour (Movie)

(Director)

Kiss the Boys Goodbye (Movie)

(Director)

My Woman (Movie)

(Director)

One Night of Love (Movie)

(Director)

Paramount on Parade (Movie)

(Director)

The Clodhopper (Movie)

(Director)

The Fleet's In (Movie)

(Director)

The Lonely Road (Movie)

(Director)

The Music Goes 'round (Movie)

(Director)

The Pinch Hitter (Movie)

(Director)

The Return of Peter Grimm (Movie)

(Director)

The Showdown (Movie)

(Director)

Thunder Mountain (Movie)

(Director)

Uptown New York (Movie)

(Director)
Writer (2)

Something to Sing About 1936 (Movie)

(From Story)

Love Me Forever 1934 (Movie)

(From Story)

Biography

Former concert pianist who contributed the score to Thomas Ince's "Civilization" (1916), among other silents, and made his directorial debut in 1917. Schertzinger cranked out numerous silent and sound films (confecting scores for many of them), and is best known for directing two of the Hope-Crosby-Lamour "Road" films.

EDUCATION

University of Brussels

Brussels

Brown University

Providence , Rhode Island

Milestones

1917

Directorial debut "The Clodhopper"

1916

First film score "Civilization"

Bonus Trivia

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The 1934 film "One Night of Love" received the first Oscar for Best Music (Score). While Schertzinger and Gus Kahn were credited with thematic music, the award was presented to the head of the studio's music department between 1934 and 1937. In this case, the award went to Louis Silvers of Columbia.

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