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William Axt (1888–1959)

Composer and conductor, educated at DeWitt Clinton High School, and in private music study in Berlin. He was the assistant conductor at the Hammerstein Grand Opera Company in New York, and conducted for Emma Trentini between 1914-1918. He was musical director at the Capitol Theatre in New York, and later headed the music department at MGM. He ... See full bio »

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His Glorious Night Music Department
The Thin Man Composer
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 1940 Untamed (as Dr. William Axt)
 1940 What's Your IQ? (Documentary short)
 1939 Miracles for Sale (uncredited)
 1939 Tell No Tales (as Dr. William Axt)
 1939 The Kid from Texas (as Dr. William Axt)
 1939 Sergeant Madden (as Dr. William Axt)
 1939 Within the Law (as Dr. William Axt)
 1939 Heroes at Leisure (Documentary short)
 1939 Stand Up and Fight (as Dr. William Axt, musical score by)
 1938 The Girl Downstairs (as Dr. William Axt)
 1938 Spring Madness (as Dr. William Axt)
 1938 Listen, Darling (as Dr. William Axt)
 1938 Three Loves Has Nancy (as Dr. William Axt)
 1938 Rich Man, Poor Girl (as Dr. William Axt)
 1938 Fast Company (as Dr. William Axt)
 1938 Woman Against Woman (as Dr. William Axt, musical score by)
 1938 Yellow Jack (as Dr. William Axt)
 1938 Modeling for Money (Documentary short) (uncredited)
 1938 La Savate (Short) (uncredited)
 1938 The First Hundred Years (as Dr. William Axt)
 1938 Everybody Sing (uncredited)
 1937 The Bad Man of Brimstone (as Dr. William Axt)
 1937 Friend Indeed (Short) (as Dr. William Axt)
 1937 Beg, Borrow or Steal (as Dr. William Axt)
 1937 Thoroughbreds Don't Cry (uncredited)
 1937 Big City (as Dr. William Axt)
 1937 London by Night (as Dr. William Axt, musical score by)
 1937 Between Two Women (as Dr. William Axt)
 1937 Parnell (as Dr. William Axt)
 1937 Song of the City (uncredited)
 1937 Ski Skill (Short) (uncredited)
 1937 Espionage (as Dr. William Axt)
 1937 The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (as Dr. William Axt)
 1937 Under Cover of Night (as Dr. William Axt)
 1936 Wanted -- A Master (Short) (uncredited)
 1936 Mad Holiday (as Dr. William Axt)
 1936 All American Chump (as Dr. William Axt)
 1936 Libeled Lady (as Dr. William Axt, musical score by)
 1936 Old Hutch (as Dr. William Axt)
 1936 Piccadilly Jim (as Dr. William Axt)
 1936 Suzy (as Dr. William Axt)
 1936 We Went to College (as Dr. William Axt, musical score by)
 1936 The 3 Wise Guys (as Dr. William Axt)
 1936 Old Shep (Short) (uncredited)
 1936 The Unguarded Hour (as Dr. William Axt)
 1936 The Story of 'The Jonker Diamond' (Documentary short) (uncredited)
 1936 Petticoat Fever (as Dr. William Axt)
 1936 Three Godfathers (as Dr. William Axt)
 1936 Tough Guy (as Dr. William Axt)
 1936 Three Live Ghosts (as Dr. William Axt)
 1936 The Garden Murder Case (as Dr. William Axt, musical score by)
 1936 Primitive Pitcairn (Documentary short) (uncredited)
 1935 Last of the Pagans (uncredited)
 1935 Whipsaw (as Dr. William Axt)
 1935 The Perfect Gentleman (as Dr. William Axt)
 1935 Rendezvous (as Dr. William Axt, musical score by)
 1935 Trained Hoofs (Documentary short) (uncredited)
 1935 It's in the Air (as Dr. William Axt)
 1935 O'Shaughnessy's Boy (as Dr. William Axt)
 1935 The Perfect Tribute (Short) (uncredited)
 1935 Pursuit (as Dr. William Axt)
 1935 Woman Wanted (as Dr. William Axt)
 1935 The Murder Man (as Dr. William Axt)
 1935 Pitcairn Island Today (Short documentary) (uncredited)
 1935 Windy (Short) (as Dr. William Axt)
 1935 Buried Loot (Short) (uncredited)
 1935 David Copperfield (uncredited)
 1934 Forsaking All Others (as Dr. William Axt)
 1934 A Wicked Woman (as Dr. William Axt)
 1934 Dartmouth Days (Short) (uncredited)
 1934 Death on the Diamond (uncredited)
 1934 Taking Care of Baby (Short) (uncredited)
 1934 Hide-Out (as Dr. William Axt)
 1934 Straight Is the Way (as Dr. William Axt)
 1934 The Girl from Missouri (as Dr. William Axt)
 1934 Paris Interlude (uncredited)
 1934 Stamboul Quest (uncredited)
 1934 Operator 13 (uncredited)
 1934 The Thin Man (as Dr. William Axt, musical score by)
 1934 Hollywood Party (uncredited)
 1934 Flying Hunters (Documentary short) (uncredited)
 1934 Sadie McKee (uncredited)
 1934 Manhattan Melodrama (uncredited)
 1934 Men in White (as Dr. William Axt)
 1934 Lazy River (as Dr. William Axt)
 1934 Vital Victuals (Documentary short) (uncredited)
 1934 Goofy Movies Number Two (Short) (uncredited)
 1934 The Mystery of Mr. X (uncredited)
 1934 This Side of Heaven (as Dr. William Axt, musical score by)
 1934 You Can't Buy Everything (as Dr. William Axt)
 1934 Fugitive Lovers (uncredited)
 1933 Should Ladies Behave (uncredited)
 1933 Eskimo (uncredited)
 1933 Bombshell (uncredited)
 1933 Penthouse (as Dr. William Axt)
 1933 Beauty for Sale (uncredited)
 1933 Broadway to Hollywood (uncredited)
 1933 Dinner at Eight (as Dr. William Axt, musical score by)
 1933 Storm at Daybreak (as Dr. William Axt)
 1933 Midnight Mary (as Dr. William Axt)
 1933 When Ladies Meet (uncredited)
 1933 The Nuisance (uncredited)
 1933 Reunion in Vienna (as Dr. William Axt)
 1933 Looking Forward (uncredited)
 1933 Hell Below (uncredited)
 1933 Gabriel Over the White House (as Dr. William Axt)
 1933 Clear All Wires! (uncredited)
 1933 Whisperin' Bill (Short) (uncredited)
 1933 The Secret of Madame Blanche (as Dr. William Axt)
 1933 Whistling in the Dark (uncredited)
 1932 Sea Spiders (Documentary short) (as Dr. William Axt)
 1932 Prosperity (uncredited)
 1932 The Mask of Fu Manchu (uncredited)
 1932 Payment Deferred (uncredited)
 1932 Microscopic Mysteries (Documentary short) (uncredited)
 1932 Blondie of the Follies (as Dr. William Axt, musical score by)
 1932 The Washington Masquerade (as Dr. William Axt, musical score by)
 1932 As You Desire Me (uncredited)
 1932 Are You Listening? (uncredited)
 1932 The Wet Parade (as Dr. William Axt, musical score by)
 1932 Polly of the Circus (as Dr. William Axt)
 1931 Mata Hari (uncredited)
 1931 Private Lives (uncredited)
 1931 Wild and Woolly (Documentary short) (uncredited)
 1931 Susan Lenox (Her Fall and Rise) (uncredited)
 1931 Love-Tails of Morocco (Short) (uncredited)
 1931 The Big Dog House (Short) (uncredited)
 1931 Inspiration (uncredited)
 1930 Pêle-Mêle (Short) (foreign version)
 1930 Who Killed Rover? (Short) (uncredited)
 1930 A Lady's Morals (foreign version, uncredited)
 1930 Madam Satan (foreign version, uncredited)
 1930 Doughboys (foreign version, uncredited)
 1930 Romance (uncredited)
 1930 Call of the Flesh (uncredited)
 1930 The Unholy Three (uncredited)
 1930 The Rogue Song (uncredited)
 1930 Redemption (uncredited)
 1930 Free and Easy (foreign version, uncredited)
 1930 The Ship from Shanghai (foreign version, uncredited)
 1930 The Woman Racket (uncredited)
 1930/I Anna Christie (uncredited)
 1930 Chasing Rainbows (uncredited)
 1929 The Bishop Murder Case (uncredited)
 1929 Their Own Desire (uncredited)
 1929 Devil-May-Care (uncredited)
 1929 Dynamite (uncredited)
 1929 Navy Blues (uncredited)
 1929 It's a Great Life (uncredited)
 1929 Untamed (uncredited)
 1929 The Kiss (uncredited)
 1929 The Mysterious Island (uncredited)
 1929 The Unholy Night (uncredited)
 1929 Speedway (uncredited)
 1929 Our Modern Maidens (uncredited)
 1929/I Marianne (uncredited)
 1929 Madame X (uncredited)
 1929 The Single Standard (as Dr. William Axt)
 1929 Wonder of Women (uncredited)
 1929 Thunder (uncredited)
 1929 The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (uncredited)
 1929 Where East Is East (uncredited)
 1929 The Pagan (uncredited)
 1929 Tide of Empire (as Dr. William Axt, music score)
 1929 The Duke Steps Out (uncredited)
 1929 Desert Nights (uncredited)
 1929 Wild Orchids (uncredited)
 1929 The Bellamy Trial (uncredited)
 1929 The Flying Fleet (uncredited)
 1928 A Woman of Affairs (uncredited)
 1928 A Lady of Chance (uncredited)
 1928 West of Zanzibar (uncredited)
 1928 The Masks of the Devil (uncredited)
 1928 Alias Jimmy Valentine (uncredited)
 1928 The Viking (uncredited)
 1928 Show People (uncredited)
 1928 The Wind (uncredited)
 1928 Excess Baggage (uncredited)
 1928 Our Dancing Daughters (uncredited)
 1928 The Mysterious Lady (foreign version, uncredited)
 1928 White Shadows in the South Seas (uncredited)
 1928 The Cossacks (1930, uncredited)
 1928 The Man Who Laughs (uncredited)
 1928 The Trail of '98 (uncredited)
 1927 Love (uncredited)
 1927 Annie Laurie (uncredited)
 1927 Slide, Kelly, Slide (uncredited)
 1926/I Camille
 1926 Bardelys the Magnificent (uncredited)
 1926 Faust (USA, 1926, uncredited)
 1926 The Scarlet Letter (uncredited)
 1926 Don Juan (uncredited)
 1926 La Bohème (uncredited)
 1926 Mare Nostrum (uncredited)
 1925 Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (uncredited)
 1925 The Big Parade (musical score by)
 1924 Greed (uncredited)
 1924 He Who Gets Slapped (uncredited)
 1924 The Navigator (uncredited)
 1924 The Sea Hawk (uncredited)
 1923 Richard the Lion-Hearted (uncredited)
 1923 Scaramouche (uncredited)
 1920 The Mark of Zorro (uncredited)
 1919 Passion (1920, uncredited)
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Other Works:

Broadway - "Aphrodite" (1919). Musical Director: William Axt. Directed by Lyall Swete. Century Theatre; 148 performances. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Dr. William Axt

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