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Newell Chase (1904–1955)

Songwriter ("My Ideal"), composer, conductor, pianist and organist, educated at Roxbury Latin School, the Huntington School, Boston University, Harvard University and the New England Conservancy. He studied music with Whelpley, Goodrich, Converse, and Serly. He was a church organist and pianist, and also a dance orchestra leader. In 1924 he became... See full bio »

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Femme Fatale Soundtrack
Monkey Business Soundtrack
Le petit café Music Department


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 2011 Stars of the Silver Screen (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Clark Gable (2011) ... (music: "My Ideal" (1930) - uncredited)
 2008 Love Soup (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Human Error (2008) ... (music: "My Ideal" (1930) - uncredited)
 2002 Femme Fatale (music: "My Ideal" (1930))
 1999 The Cider House Rules (writer: "My Ideal")
 1992 Cool World ("My Ideal")
 1990 The Two Jakes (music: "My Ideal" - uncredited)
 1988 Let's Get Lost (Documentary) ("My Ideal")
 1987 September ("My Ideal")
 1984 Racing with the Moon (as N. Chase, "My Ideal")
 1970 Jazz Scene at the Ronnie Scott Club (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1954 Sabrina (music: "My Ideal" - uncredited)
 1948 Catalina Interlude (Short) (music: "My Ideal" - uncredited)
 1948 Sorry, Wrong Number (music: "My Ideal" (1930) - uncredited)
 1947 Hollywood Bound (writer: "Music in the Moonlight")
 1944 Hail the Conquering Hero (music: "My Ideal" (1930) - uncredited)
 1944 Double Indemnity (music: "My Ideal" (1930) - uncredited)
 1944 Ghost Catchers (writer: "My Ideal")
 1936 Maid for a Day (Short) (music: "My Man Is on the River", "Would You Ring the Gong on Me?", "Live, Love and Learn" - uncredited)
 1935 The Merry Old Soul (Short) (music: "Easter Bunnies" - uncredited)
 1932 Betty Boop's Bizzy Bee (Short) (music: "It's a Great Life (If You Don't Weaken)" - uncredited)
 1931 Minding the Baby (Short) (music: "It's a Great Life (If You Don't Weaken)" - uncredited)
 1931 Monkey Business (music: "It's A Great Life (If You Don't Weaken)")
 1931 Confessions of a Co-Ed (music: "My Ideal")
 1931 Silly Scandals (Short) (music: "It's a Great Life (If You Don't Weaken)" - uncredited)
 1930 Playboy of Paris (music: "It's A Great Life (If You Don't Weaken)", "My Ideal", "In the Heart of Old Paree", "Yvonne's Song")
 1930 Dizzy Dishes (Short) (music: "Never Say Die" - uncredited)
 1930 The Silent Enemy (writer: "Rain Flower")
 1930 The Vagabond King (writer: "King Louis", "Mary, Queen of Heaven", "If I Were King", "What France Needs", "King Louis" (reprise) - uncredited)
 1930 Behind the Make-Up (writer: "My Pals", "Say It With Your Feet", "I'll Remember, You'll Forget" - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Works: "Concerto for Louise"; "Midnight in Mayfair"; "Tanglewood Pool"; "Trickette"; "Idawanna"; "Classical Satire"; "Tiddlywinks"; "Bachette"; and "In Chiffon".

Alternate Names:

J. Newell Chase

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