Al Goodman (I) (1890–1972)

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Composer, songwriter, conductor, pianist and arranger, educated at the Peabody Conservatory (on scholarship). He was a pianist in early film theatres, and later a choral director and music director for the Aborne Opera Company. He conducted and arranged for Al Jolson, and conducted the Broadway musicals "Blossom Time", "My Dream Girl", "Good News",... See full bio »

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Known For

Just Wright Soundtrack
Patty Composer
Fireball Fun-For-All Music Department
The Colgate Comedy Hour Music Department


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 1955 The Life of Riley (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Come Back, Little Junior (1955) ... (music)
  The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series) (musical director - 15 episodes, 1951 - 1954) (orchestrator - 1 episode, 1953) (music director - 1 episode, 1952) (musical direction - 1 episode, 1951) (music direction - 1 episode, 1951) (special music and lyrics - 1 episode, 1951) (orchestra leader - 1 episode, 1950)
- Episode #5.6 (1954) ... (musical director)
- guests Milton Berle, Eddie Fisher, Connie Russell (1954) ... (musical director)
- Anything Goes (1954) ... (musical director)
- Episode #4.21 (1954) ... (musical director)
- Episode #4.9 (1953) ... (orchestrator)
 1954 The Abbott and Costello Show (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- $1000 TV Prize (1954) ... (composer: theme music - uncredited)
 1950 The Bob Hope Show (TV Series) (musical director - 1 episode)
- Lucille Ball, Dinah Shore, Bob Crosby (1950) ... (musical director)
 1949 Fireball Fun-For-All (TV Series) (conductor)
 1930 Queen High (musical director - uncredited)
 1929 The Talk of Hollywood (musical director - uncredited)
 1926 A Plantation Act (Short) (conductor - uncredited)
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Artists and Models (1925). Musical revue. Music by Al Goodman, J. Fred Coots, Maurice Ruebens and Sigmund Romberg. Material by Harold Atteridge and Harry Wagstaff Gribble. Lyrics by Clifford Grey. Musical orchestration by Emil Gerstenberger. Musical direction by Oscar Bradley. Costume design by Erté and George Barbier. ... See more »

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He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6300 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.

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