Ted Fetter

Soundtrack, Music Department, Producer

Soundtrack, Music Department, Producer


Lyricist ("Takin' a Chance on Love"), educated at Swarthmore College. He had an early career as an actor, and served as a captain during World War II. He wrote songs for the off-Broadway stage shows "Naughty Naught" and "The Fireman's Flame", and also songs for the Broadway revues "Second Little Show", "Third Little Show", and "The Show Is On". ...
Birth date
1910-06-10
Death date
1996-03-13

Known For


Crimes and Misdemeanors
Crimes and Misdemeanors
Soundtrack (1989)
I Dood It
I Dood It
Soundtrack (1943)
I'll Get By
I'll Get By
Soundtrack (1950)
Two Girls on Broadway
Two Girls on Broadway
Soundtrack (1940)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackFinding Your Feet
(writer: "Taking a Chance on Love")
2017
SoundtrackMy First Apartamento: Christiaan Houtenbos
(Documentary short) (lyrics: "Taking a Chance on Love")
2015
SoundtrackThe Mark of Beauty
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Sakura (2013) ... (writer: "Taking a Chance on Love")
2013
SoundtrackMoonlight Serenade
(Video) (writer: "Taking a Chance on Love")
2009
SoundtrackFamily Hero
(writer: "Taking a Chance on Love")
2006
SoundtrackBig Love
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - The Ceremony (2006) ... (writer: "Taking a Chance on Love")
2006
SoundtrackThe Last of the Blonde Bombshells
(TV Movie) (lyrics: "Taking a Chance on Love")
2000
SoundtrackAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode) - Yours for a Song: The Women of Tin Pan Alley (1999) ... (lyrics: "Yours for a Song" - uncredited)
1999
SoundtrackNightmare Cafe
(TV Series) (lyrics: "Taking a Chance on Love")
1992
SoundtrackCrimes and Misdemeanors
(lyrics: "Taking a Chance on Love" (1940))
1989
SoundtrackDistant Voices, Still Lives
(writer: "Taking a Chance on Love" - uncredited)
1988
SoundtrackChance in a Million
(TV Series) (writer: "Taking a Chance on Love")
1984
SoundtrackThat's Entertainment, Part II
(Documentary) (lyrics: "Taking a Chance on Love" (1940) - uncredited)
1976
SoundtrackJohnny Carson Presents the Sun City Scandals '72
(TV Movie) (writer: "Taking a Chance on Love")
1972
SoundtrackThe Pearl Bailey Show
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Ethel Waters/Robert Goulet/Hines, Hines and Dad (1971) ... (writer: "Taking a Chance on Love" - uncredited)
1971
SoundtrackBandstand
(TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode) - Episode dated 13 August 1966 (1966) ... (lyrics: "Taking A Chance On Love")
1966
SoundtrackThe Hollywood Palace
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Episode #1.12 (1964) ... (writer: "Taking a Chance on Love")
1964
SoundtrackPeter Gunn
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Than a Serpent's Tooth (1961) ... (writer: "Taking a Chance on Love")
1961
SoundtrackNDR Jazz Workshops
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - No. 11 (1960) ... (writer: "Takin' A Chance On Love")
1960
SoundtrackSome of Manie's Friends
(TV Movie) (lyrics: "Taking a Chance on Love" - uncredited)
1959
SoundtrackPerry Como's Kraft Music Hall
(TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1958) (writer - 1 episode, 1950) - Pat Boone, Peggy Lee, John Bubbles (1958) ... (lyrics: "Taking a Chance on Love" - uncredited) - Guests: Franchot Tone, Burgess Meredith, Ethel Waters. (1950) ... (writer: "Taking a Chance on Love" - uncredited)
SoundtrackGeneral Motors 50th Anniversary Show
(TV Movie) (writer: "Taking a Chance on Love")
1957
SoundtrackThe Nat King Cole Show
(TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode) - Episode #2.4 (1957) ... (lyrics: "Taking a Chance on Love" - uncredited)
1957
SoundtrackThis Could Be the Night
(lyrics: "Taking A Chance On Love" - uncredited)
1957
SoundtrackThe Tennessee Ernie Ford Show
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Jo Stafford (1957) ... (writer: "Taking a Chance on Love" - uncredited)
1957
SoundtrackThe Danny Thomas Show
(TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode) - Girl from Iowa (1957) ... (lyrics: "Taking A Chance On Love" - uncredited)
1957
SoundtrackThe Steve Allen Plymouth Show
(TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes) - Charlton Heston, Gypsy Rose Lee, Ethel Waters, Bobby Van, Don Newcombe, Floyd Patterson, Archie Moore, Vince Martin & The Tarriers (1956) ... (writer: "Taking a Chance on Love") - Judy Holliday, Tony Bennett, Carmen Cavallaro, Louis Nye, Louis Jordan & The Tympany Five, The 321st National Military Drill Team (1956) ... (writer: "Taking a Chance on Love")
1956
SoundtrackThe Rosemary Clooney Show
(TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode) - Tony Curtis (1956) ... (lyrics: "Taking A Chance On Love" - uncredited)
1956
SoundtrackRemains to Be Seen
(lyrics: "Taking a Chance on Love" - uncredited)
1953
SoundtrackI'll Get By
(lyrics: "Takin' a Chance on Love")
1950
SoundtrackApril Showers
(writer: "The World's Most Beautiful Girl" - uncredited)
1948
SoundtrackI Dood It
(lyrics: "Taking a Chance on Love" (1940))
1943
SoundtrackCabin in the Sky
(lyrics: "Taking a Chance on Love" (1940) - uncredited)
1943
SoundtrackGrand Central Murder
(lyrics: "Broadway's Still Broadway" - uncredited)
1942
SoundtrackGatans serenad
(Short) (lyrics: "Taking a Chance on Love (Han var den bättre där)")
1941
SoundtrackTwo Girls on Broadway
(writer: "Broadway's Still Broadway' (1940))
1940
RoleTitleYear
Music departmentChance in a Million
(TV Series) (lyricist - 18 episodes) - The Wedding (1986) ... (lyricist: theme music "Taking a Chance on Love" - uncredited) - Pre-Matrimonial Tensions (1986) ... (lyricist: theme music "Taking a Chance on Love" - uncredited) - The Once and Future Chance (1986) ... (lyricist: theme music "Taking a Chance on Love" - uncredited) - The Blessing (1986) ... (lyricist: theme music "Taking a Chance on Love" - uncredited) - Guess Who's Not Coming to Dinner (1986) ... (lyricist: theme music "Taking a Chance on Love" - uncredited) Show all 18 episodes
1984-1986
RoleTitleYear
ProducerYour Hit Parade
(TV Series) (producer - 7 episodes) - Episode dated 2 May 1953 (1953) ... (producer) - Episode dated 28 June 1952 (1952) ... (producer) - Episode dated 7 June 1952 (1952) ... (producer) - Episode dated 12 April 1952 (1952) ... (producer) - Episode dated 16 September 1951 (1951) ... (producer) Show all 7 episodes
1950-1953
RoleTitleYear
ThanksHellp
(Documentary short) (special thanks)
2006
ThanksThat's Entertainment, Part II
(Documentary) (acknowledgement: the special style and content of the musical sequences were created by)
1976
RoleTitleYear
SelfAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) Self - You're the Top: The Cole Porter Story (1990) ... Self
1990