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      Walter Scharf

      Walter Scharf

      Highest Rated: 100% The Ladies' Man (1961)

      Lowest Rated: 50% Cinderfella (1960)

      Birthday: Aug 1, 1910

      Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, USA

      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.

      Filmography

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      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Long Days of Summer Original Music - 1980
      No Score Yet 64% The Scarlett O'Hara War Original Music - 1980
      No Score Yet No Score Yet When Every Day Was the Fourth of July Original Music - 1978
      No Score Yet 0% A Real American Hero Original Music - 1978
      No Score Yet 53% Journey Back to Oz Original Music - 1974
      77% 71% Walking Tall Music - 1973
      60% 38% Ben Original Music - 1972
      92% 87% Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Original Music - 1971
      No Score Yet 68% The Cheyenne Social Club Original Music - 1970
      67% 58% If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium Original Music - 1969
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Pendulum Original Music - 1969
      94% 85% Funny Girl Original Music $223.3K 1968
      No Score Yet 60% Tickle Me Original Music - 1965
      No Score Yet 29% Where Love Has Gone Original Music - 1964
      82% 67% The Nutty Professor Original Music - 1963
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Funny Side of Life Original Music - 1963
      50% 72% Pocketful of Miracles Original Music - 1961
      100% 67% The Ladies' Man Original Music - 1961
      73% 68% The Bellboy Original Music - 1960
      50% 65% Cinderfella Original Music - 1960
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Sad Sack Original Music - 1957
      No Score Yet 82% The Joker Is Wild Original Music - 1957
      97% 93% The Court Jester Original Music - 1955
      No Score Yet 47% Three Ring Circus Original Music - 1954
      No Score Yet 55% Living It Up Original Music - 1954
      No Score Yet 33% Sierra Original Music - 1950
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Buccaneer's Girl Original Music - 1950
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Casbah Original Music - 1948
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Saxon Charm Original Music - 1948
      No Score Yet 50% The Cheaters Original Music - 1945
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Storm Over Lisbon Original Music - 1944
      100% 73% The Fighting Seabees Original Music - 1944
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Change of Heart Original Music - 1943
      78% 71% The Glass Key Original Music - 1942
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hit Parade of 1941 Original Music - 1940