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Roger Edens

Highest Rated: 100% Till the Clouds Roll By (1946)

Lowest Rated: 70% Ziegfeld Follies (1946)

Birthday: Nov 09, 1905

Birthplace: Hillsboro, Texas, USA

Oscar-winning Roger Edens was an unequivocal star of his craft. He followed this honor with songs in "Babes on Broadway" (1941) with Mickey Rooney, the comedy adaptation "Good News" (1947) with June Allyson and the adaptation "On the Town" (1949) with Gene Kelly. Edens won an Academy Award for "Strike Up the Band" in 1940. In the fifties and the sixties, Edens devoted his time to various credits, such as "Deep in My Heart" with Jose Ferrer (1954), "Invitation to the Dance" with Igor Youskevitch (1956) and "Funny Face" with Audrey Hepburn (1957). He also worked on "Pepe" (1960) and "Billy Rose's Jumbo" (1962). Edens's music was also featured in the Robert Lindsay musical comedy "Bert Rigby, You're a Fool" (1989) and "That's Entertainment! III" (1994) starring June Allyson. Edens was most recently credited in "Celebrating the Green: The History of Saint Patrick's Day" (History, 2000-01). Edens passed away in July 1970 at the age of 65.

Filmography

Movies

Credit
87% 81% Funny Face Producer,
Original Music
- 1957
No Score Yet 52% Deep in My Heart Producer - 1954
100% 82% The Band Wagon Associate Producer - 1953
96% 79% An American in Paris Associate Producer - 1951
93% 83% On the Town Original Music - 1949
75% 75% The Pirate Original Music - 1948
100% 49% Till the Clouds Roll By Original Music - 1946
70% 58% Ziegfeld Follies Original Music - 1946
100% 82% The Harvey Girls Associate Producer - 1946
80% 50% Yolanda and the Thief Associate Producer - 1945
No Score Yet 79% Ziegfeld Girl Original Music - 1941
No Score Yet 80% Strike Up the Band Original Music - 1940
94% 89% A Day at the Races Original Music - 1937

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