Walter Scharf

Walter Scharf produced music for multiple Hollywood productions during the course of his Hollywood career. Scharf worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Atlantic City" (1944) ... Read more »
Born: 08/01/1910

Filmography

Music (72)

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

Song

Hollywoodland 2006 (Movie)

("From Here to Eternity") (Composer)

True Colors 1991 (Movie)

("Unscrupulous Scrooge") (Song)

This Is Elvis 1981 (Movie)

(Music)

Twilight Time 1981 (Movie)

(Music)

From Here to Eternity 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Music

Moviola: The Scarlett O'Hara War 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Music

Salvage 1 1978 - 1980 (TV Show)

Music

From Here to Eternity 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

Music

Salvage 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

Music

Final Chapter - Walking Tall 1976 (Movie)

(Music)

Part 2 Walking Tall 1975 (Movie)

(Music)

Walking Tall 1973 (Movie)

(Music)

Ben 1972 (Movie)

(Music)

That Girl 1966 - 1971 (TV Show)

Music

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory 1971 (Movie)

(Music Arranger)

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory 1971 (Movie)

Music Arranged and Conducted by (Music Conductor)

The Cheyenne Social Club 1970 (Movie)

music director (Music)

The Cheyenne Social Club 1970 (Movie)

songs("Rolling Stone" "One Dream") (Song)

Funny Girl 1968 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Funny Girl 1968 (Movie)

music supervisor & conductor (Music Supervisor)

Funny Girl 1968 (Movie)

(Original Music)

Pendulum 1968 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Pendulum 1968 (Movie)

("The Pendulum Swings Both Ways") (Song)

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. 1964 - 1968 (TV Show)

Music

Ben Casey 1961 - 1966 (TV Show)

Music

Tickle Me 1964 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Honeymoon Hotel 1963 (Movie)

(Music)

Where Love Has Gone 1963 (Movie)

(Music)

My Six Loves 1962 (Movie)

(Music)

The Nutty Professor 1962 (Movie)

(Music)

A Pocketful of Miracles 1961 (Movie)

(Music)

It's Only Money 1961 (Movie)

(Music)

The Errand Boy 1961 (Movie)

(Music)

The Ladies' Man 1961 (Movie)

(Music)

Cinderfella 1960 (Movie)

(Music)

The Bellboy 1960 (Movie)

(Music)

Don't Give Up the Ship 1958 (Movie)

(Music)

Don't Give Up the Ship 1958 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

King Creole 1958 (Movie)

music score (Music)

Rock-a-Bye Baby 1958 (Movie)

(Music)

The Geisha Boy 1958 (Movie)

music adaptation (Music)

Loving You 1957 (Movie)

(Music)

The Joker Is Wild 1957 (Movie)

(Music)

The Sad Sack 1957 (Movie)

(Music)

Hollywood or Bust 1956 (Movie)

music director (Music)

The Birds and the Bees 1956 (Movie)

(Music)

Three Violent People 1956 (Movie)

(Music)

Timetable 1956 (Movie)

(Music)

Timetable 1956 (Movie)

(Song)

Artists and Models 1955 (Movie)

music director (Music)

You're Never Too Young 1955 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Three Ring Circus 1954 (Movie)

(Music)

The French Line 1953 (Movie)

(Music)

Two Tickets to Broadway 1951 (Movie)

(Music)

Abandoned 1949 (Movie)

(Music)

I've Always Loved You 1946 (Movie)

music director (Music)

Dakota 1945 (Movie)

(Music)

Earl Carroll Vanities 1945 (Movie)

music director (Music)

The Fighting Seabees 1944 (Movie)

(Music)

The Lady and the Monster 1944 (Movie)

(Music)

Hit Parade of 1943 1942 (Movie)

music director (Music)

In Old Oklahoma 1942 (Movie)

(Music)

Johnny Doughboy 1941 (Movie)

music director (Music)

A Real American Hero (TV Show)

Music

Blind Ambition (TV Show)

Music

Midnight Offerings (TV Show)

Music

Shirley Temple's Storybook (TV Show)

Music

The Long Days of Summer (TV Show)

Music
Actor (2)

Alice Faye: The Star Next Door 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

The Republic Pictures Story (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Walter Scharf produced music for multiple Hollywood productions during the course of his Hollywood career. Scharf worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Atlantic City" (1944) starring Constance Moore. Scharf won a Best Original Song - Motion Picture Golden Globe Award for "Ben" in 1972. Scharf was nominated for a Music (Music Score of a Dramatic Picture) Academy Award for "Mercy Island" in 1941 as well as for a Music (Music Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture) Academy Award for "The Fighting Seabees" in 1944. In the fifties, Scharf devoted his time to various credits, such as "Artists and Models" (1955) starring Dean Martin, "You're Never Too Young" with Dean Martin (1955) and "The Birds and the Bees" with George Gobel (1956). He also worked on "Timetable" (1956). Scharf's music was also featured in the comedy "If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium" (1969) with Suzanne Pleshette. Scharf was most recently credited in "Method To The Madness of Jerry Lewis" (Starz, 2011-12). Soon after receiving his award, he went on to write songs which would be featured in "Ben" (1972). Scharf passed away in February 2003 at the age of 93.

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