Phil Charig

Writer, Music Department, Soundtrack

Writer, Music Department, Soundtrack


Composer and songwriter ("Let Yourself Go", "Where Are You?"), educated at Commerce High School. He joined ASCAP in 1927, and composed the Broadway stage scores for "Yes, Yes, Yvette", "Just Fancy", and "Follow the Girls", and the London stage scores for "That's a Good Girl", and "Stand Up and Sing". He wrote songs for the Broadway revues "...
Birth date
1902-08-31
Death date
1960-07-21
Awards
Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Known For


Merrily We Live
Merrily We Live
Soundtrack (1938)
That's a Good Girl
That's a Good Girl
Soundtrack (1933)
The Milton Berle Show
The Milton Berle Show
Writer (1953-1954)
Swiss Miss
Swiss Miss
Music Department (1938)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
WriterThe Milton Berle Show
(TV Series) (2 episodes, 1953) (written by - 2 episodes, 1953) - Episode #6.2 (1953) - Episode #6.1 (1953) - Episode #5.15 (1953) ... (written by) - Episode #5.14 (1953) ... (written by)
RoleTitleYear
Music departmentThe Milton Berle Show
(TV Series) (composer - 2 episodes, 1953 - 1954) (special music and lyrics - 1 episode, 1953) - Basil Rathbone, Mickey Spillane, Dagmar (1954) ... (composer: special music) - Carol Channing, Peter Lawford, Maria Riva (1953) ... (special music and lyrics) - Episode #6.3 (1953) ... (composer: special music)
Music departmentSwiss Miss
(music)
1938
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackSwiss Miss
(music: "Yo-Ho-Dee-O-Lay-Hee" (1938), "The Mousetrap Song" (1938), "The Cricket Song" (1938), "I Can't Get Over the Alps" (1938), "Could You Say No" (1938) - uncredited)
1938
SoundtrackMerrily We Live
(music: "Merrily We Live" (1938))
1938
SoundtrackThat's a Good Girl
(writer: "Fancy Our Meeting", "Let Yourself Go", "The One I'm Looking For", "Sweet So and So")
1933