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Nick Kenny (III) (1895–1975)

Author and lyricist ("Gone Fishin'", "Love Letters in the Sand"), educated at Columbia University and the brother of Charles F. Kenny. During World War I, he served in the US Navy, then joined the US MS. He worked as a newspaper reporter in Bayonne, New Jersey, Boston and New York, and was a radio editor and columnist for the New York Mirror ... See full bio »

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Malcolm X Soundtrack
Life Soundtrack
The Cotton Club Soundtrack
Harlem Nights Soundtrack


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 2018 The Little Stranger (writer: "Carelessly")
 2017 Radio Dunedin (Documentary) (writer: "Love Letters In The Sand")
 2016 Vince Giordano: There's a Future in the Past (Documentary) (writer: "Drop Me Off in Harlem" - as Nick. A. Kenny)
 2013 Masters of Sex (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2013) ... (lyrics: "Love Letters in the Sand")
 2011 Mildred Pierce (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Part Five (2011) ... (writer: "Carelessly")
 2006 En uppstoppad hund (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Love Letters in the Sand") / (writer: "Love Letters in the Sand")
 2006 Infamous (writer: "Goldmine in the Sky")
 1999 Mal (writer: "Love Letters in the Sand")
 1999/I Life (writer: "Drop Me Off in Harlem")
 1992 Malcolm X (writer: "Drop Me Off in Harlem")
 1989 Zwei Münchner in Hamburg (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Die Traumreise (1989) ... (writer: "Love Letters in the Sand" - uncredited)
 1989 Harlem Nights (lyrics: "Drop Me Off In Harlem")
 1984 The Cotton Club (lyrics: "Drop Me Off In Harlem")
 1959 Country Style, U.S.A. (TV Series short) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.4 (1959) ... (lyrics: "Love Letters in the Sand")
 1959 Season of Passion (writer: "There's A Goldmine on the Sky")
  The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1959) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1957)
- Kate Smith (1959) ... (writer: "There's a Gold Mine in the Sky" - uncredited)
- Laraine Day (1957) ... (lyrics: "Love Letters in the Sand" - uncredited)
 1957 The Nat King Cole Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.9 (1957) ... (writer: "There's a Gold Mine in the Sky - as Charles and Nick Kinny)
 1957 Bernardine (lyrics: "Love Letters in the Sand")
 1950 Beyond the Purple Hills (writer: "Beyond the Purple Hills")
 1950 Catskill Honeymoon (writer: "Scattered Toys")
 1943 Follies Girl (lyrics: "I Told a Lie", "Shall We Gather at the Rhythm", "No Man in the House")
 1942 Secret Enemies (writer: "I'll Keep the Lovelight Burning" - uncredited)
 1940 Ride, Tenderfoot, Ride (lyrics: "Leanin' on the Ole Top Rail" (1939) - uncredited) / (music: "Leanin' on the Ole Top Rail" (1939) - uncredited)
 1939 Back Door to Heaven ("I Need a Friend")
 1938 Practical Jokers (Short) (writer: "Because It's Your Birthday Today (The Birthday Song)")
 1938 Gold Mine in the Sky (writer: "There's A Gold Mine in the Sky" (1937))
 1937 Boy of the Streets (lyrics: "Carelessly" - uncredited)
 1932 Blondie of the Follies (writer: "Tell Me While We're Dancing" (1932) - uncredited)

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