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The Sherman Brothers are Academy Award-winning American songwriters who specialize in musical films. They are Robert B. Sherman (born December 19, 1925) and Richard M. Sherman (born June 12, 1928). Image File history File linksMetadata RBS-RMS_2002. ... Image File history File linksMetadata RBS-RMS_2002. ... Robert B. Sherman (born December 19, 1925) (see also: Sherman Brothers) is an Academy Award-winning American songwriter who specializes in musical films with his brother Richard M. Sherman. ... Robert B. Sherman (born December 19, 1925) and Richard M. Sherman (born June 12, 1928) are Academy Award-winning American songwriters, who specialize in musical film. ... The London Palladium in 2004 The London Palladium is a 2,286 seat West End theatre located off Oxford Street in the City of Westminster. ... Chitty the Musical is a stage musical based on the story Chitty Chitty Bang Bang by Ian Fleming and the 1968 film produced by Cubby Broccoli. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... A musical film belongs to a film genre that features songs, sung by the actors, interwoven into the narrative. ... Robert B. Sherman (born December 19, 1925) (see also: Sherman Brothers) is an Academy Award-winning American songwriter who specializes in musical films with his brother Richard M. Sherman. ... is the 353rd day of the year (354th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Robert B. Sherman (born December 19, 1925) and Richard M. Sherman (born June 12, 1928) are Academy Award-winning American songwriters, who specialize in musical film. ... is the 163rd day of the year (164th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The Sherman Brothers wrote more motion picture musical song scores than any other songwriting team in history[1], working for Walt Disney during the last six years of his life. Film scores of the Sherman Brothers include Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Jungle Book, The Aristocats and The Tigger Movie. For the company founded by Disney, see The Walt Disney Company. ... For the 2004 stage musical, see Mary Poppins (musical). ... Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is a 1968 feature film with a script by Roald Dahl and Ken Hughes, and songs by the Sherman Brothers, based on Ian Flemings book Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: The Magical Car. ... The Jungle Book is a 1967 animated feature film, released on October 18th. ... For the 2005 documentary film, see The Aristocrats (film). ... The Tigger Movie is a 2000 film produced by The Walt Disney Company and directed by Jun Falkenstein. ...

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Life and work

Robert and Richard Sherman began writing songs together in 1951 on a challenge from their father, Tin Pan Alley songwriter, Al Sherman. The brothers wrote together and with different songwriting partners throughout the rest of the decade. Robert B. Sherman (born December 19, 1925) (see also: Sherman Brothers) is an Academy Award-winning American songwriter who specializes in musical films with his brother Richard M. Sherman. ... Robert B. Sherman (born December 19, 1925) and Richard M. Sherman (born June 12, 1928) are Academy Award-winning American songwriters, who specialize in musical film. ... Year 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Tin Pan Alley is the name given to the collection of New York City-centered music publishers and songwriters who dominated the popular music of the United States in the late 19th century and early 20th century. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... Al Sherman was an important Jewish-American, Tin Pan Alley songwriter from the first half of the twentieth century. ...


In 1958, Robert founded the music publishing company, Music World Corporation, which later enjoyed a landmark relationship with Disney's BMI publishing arm, Wonderland Music Company. That same year, the Sherman Brothers had their first "Top Ten" hit with "Tall Paul", sung by Mouseketeer, Annette Funicello. The success of this song yielded the attention of Walt Disney who eventually hired the Sherman Brothers as Staff Songwriters for Walt Disney Studios. See also: 1957 in music, other events of 1958, 1959 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 28 - Little Richard begins attending classes at Oakwood College in Huntsville, Alabama February 14 - The Iranian government bans rock & roll because they claim that the form... Robert B. Sherman (born December 19, 1925) (see also: Sherman Brothers) is an Academy Award-winning American songwriter who specializes in musical films with his brother Richard M. Sherman. ... Music World Corporation was established on January 8, 1958 in the state of California by Academy Award winning songwriter Robert B. Sherman who is both the companys founder and its current president. ... Wonderland Music Company, Inc. ... // A record chart, also known as a music chart, is a method of ranking music according to popularity during a given period of time. ... Tall Paul was a seminal song in both the careers of Annette Funicello and the Sherman Brothers. ... Annette Funicello on The Mickey Mouse Club The Mickey Mouse Club was a very long-running variety television series in the 1950s, produced and televised by the Walt Disney Studios, featuring a regular but ever-changing cast of teenage performers, of which the most popular was Annette Funicello. ... Annette Joanne Funicello (born October 22, 1942) is an American singer and actress. ... For the company founded by Disney, see The Walt Disney Company. ... The Walt Disney Studios refers to several different entities and locations associated with The Walt Disney Company: The Walt Disney Studios is one of the media empires four main operating units. ...


While at Disney, the Sherman Brothers wrote more motion picture musical scores than any other songwriters in the history of film. They also wrote what is perhaps their best-loved song: "It's a Small World (after all)" for the 1964 New York World's Fair. Since then, "Small World" has become the most translated and performed song on earth. The musical film is a film genre in which several songs sung by the characters are interwoven into the narrative. ... ... View of the New York Worlds Fair 1964/1965 as seen from the observation towers of the New York State pavilion. ... ...


In 1965, the Sherman Brothers won 2 Academy Awards for Mary Poppins, which includes the songs "Feed The Birds", "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" and the Oscar winner, "Chim Chim Cher-ee". Since Mary Poppins' premiere, the Shermans have subsequently earned 9 Academy Award nominations, 2 Grammy Awards, 4 Grammy Award nominations and an incredible 23 gold and platinum albums. // Events Top grossing films North America Mary Poppins The Sound of Music, starring Julie Andrews Goldfinger My Fair Lady Whats New Pussycat? Shenandoah The Sandpiper Father Goose Academy Awards Best Picture: The Sound of Music - Argyle, Twentieth Century-Fox Best Actor: Lee Marvin - Cat Ballou Best Actress: Julie Christie... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... For the 2004 stage musical, see Mary Poppins (musical). ... Feed the Birds (Tuppence a Bag) is a song written by the Sherman Brothers (Richard M. Sherman & Robert B. Sherman) and featured in the 1964 motion picture Mary Poppins. ... Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious (IPA pronunciation: ) is an English word in the song with the same title in the musical film Mary Poppins. ... Chim Chim Cher-ee is the Oscar winning song from Mary Poppins, the 1964 musical motion picture. ... Grammy Award statuette The Grammy Awards, presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music...


Robert and Richard Sherman worked directly for Walt Disney until Disney's death in 1966. Since leaving the company, the brothers have worked freelance as songwriters on scores of motion pictures, television shows, theme park exhibits and stage musicals. // Events Top grossing films North America Thunderball Dr. Zhivago Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf? That Darn Cat! The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming Academy Awards Best Picture: A Man for All Seasons - Highland, Columbia Best Actor: Paul Scofield - A Man for All Seasons Best Actress: Elizabeth Taylor...


Their first non-Disney assignment came with Albert R. Broccoli's motion picture production Chitty Chitty Bang Bang in 1968 which garnered the brothers their third Academy Award Nomination. This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is a 1968 feature film with a script by Roald Dahl and Ken Hughes, and songs by the Sherman Brothers, based on Ian Flemings book Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: The Magical Car. ... The year 1968 in film involved some significant events. ...


In 1970 the Shermans returned to Disney for a brief stint where they completed work on The Aristocats and Bedknobs and Broomsticks. The latter film garnered the brothers their fourth and fifth Oscar Nominations respectively. 1972 saw the release of Snoopy Come Home for which the brothers received a Grammy nomination. For the 2005 documentary film, see The Aristocrats (film). ... Bedknobs and Broomsticks is a 1971 musical film produced by Walt Disney Productions, which combines live action and animation; it premiered on October 7, 1971. ... // Top grossing films The Godfather Fiddler on the Roof Diamonds Are Forever Whats Up, Doc?, starring Barbra Streisand and Ryan ONeal Dirty Harry The Last Picture Show A Clockwork Orange Cabaret, starring Liza Minnelli The Hospital Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex Academy Awards Best Picture... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Grammy Award statuette The Grammy Awards, presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music...


In 1973, the Sherman Brothers also made history by becoming the only Americans ever to win First Prize at the Moscow Film Festival for Tom Sawyer for which they also authored the screenplay. // Events The Marx Brothers Zeppo Marx divorces his second wife, Barbara Blakely. ... Moscow International Film Festival, or MIFF is the second oldest festival in the world, after the Venice Film Festival. ... Tom Sawyer was a popular 1973 theatrical version of the Mark Twain boyhood adventure story, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. ...

(Left to right) Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman on the cover of the 1991 publication: The Sherman Brothers Songbook, published by Hal Leonard Music.
(Left to right) Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman on the cover of the 1991 publication: The Sherman Brothers Songbook, published by Hal Leonard Music.

In 1976, The Slipper and the Rose, was picked to be the Royal Command Performance of the year. The performance was attended by Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. A modern musical adaptation of the classic Cinderella story, "Slipper" also features both song-score and screenplay by the Sherman Brothers. Two further Academy Award nominations were garnered by the brothers for the film. That same year the Sherman Brothers received their star on the Hollywood "Walk of Fame" directly across from Grauman's Chinese Theater. Image File history File links Sherman_Brothers_Songbook. ... Image File history File links Sherman_Brothers_Songbook. ... Robert B. Sherman (born December 19, 1925) and Richard M. Sherman (born June 12, 1928) are Academy Award-winning American songwriters, who specialize in musical film. ... // Events March 22 - Filming begins on George Lucas Star Wars science fiction film. ... The Slipper and the Rose (1976) (143 min) is a British musical film retelling the classic fairy tale of Cinderella. ... The Royal Command Performance is an annual music festival event, originally first staged in the Palace Theatre in 1912, in front of King George V and Queen Mary. ... Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, later Queen Elizabeth (Elizabeth Angela Marguerite; 4 August 1900 – 30 March 2002), was the Queen Consort of King George VI of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions from 1936 until his death in 1952. ... Sample from a screenplay, showing dialogue and action descriptions. ... A Walk of Fame is a public installation which honours celebrities by embedding star-shaped tiles bearing the names of famous people in a sidewalk. ... This article or section cites very few or no references or sources. ...


The Sherman Brothers' numerous other Disney and Non-Disney top box office film credits include The Jungle Book (1967), The Aristocats (1970), The Parent Trap (1961), The Parent Trap (1998), Charlotte's Web (1973) , The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977), Snoopy, Come Home (1972), Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971) and Little Nemo: Adventures In Slumberland (1992). The Jungle Book is a 1967 animated feature film, released on October 18th. ... For the 2005 documentary film, see The Aristocrats (film). ... This is the first film in a series. ... Wikiquote has a collection of quotations related to: Charlottes Web Charlottes Web, a childrens book by E. B. White, was adapted into an animated, musical film by Hanna-Barbera Productions and Sagittarius Productions in 1973. ... The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh is a full-length animated film produced by Walt Disney Productions and first released on March 11, 1977. ... Snoopy, Come Home is an 1972 musical animated film, produced by Cinema Center Films and Lee Mendelson Films for National General Pictures, directed by Bill Melendez, and based on the Peanuts comic strip. ... Bedknobs and Broomsticks is a 1971 musical film produced by Walt Disney Productions, which combines live action and animation; it premiered on October 7, 1971. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1992. ...


Outside the motion picture realm, their Tony nominated smash hit, Over Here! (1974) was the biggest-grossing original Broadway musical of that year. The Sherman Brothers have also written numerous top selling songs including "You're Sixteen" which holds the distinction of reaching Billboard's #1 spot twice; first with Johnny Burnette in 1960 and then with Ringo Starr fourteen years later. Other top-ten hits include, "Pineapple Princess", "Let's Get Together" and more. Over Here! is a musical with a score by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman and book by Will Holt. ... Youre Sixteen is a song written by the Sherman Brothers (Robert B. Sherman & Richard M. Sherman). ... John Joseph Johnny Burnette (March 25, 1934–August 14, 1964) was a Rockabilly pioneer. ... Richard Starkey Jr, MBE (born 7 July 1940), known by his stage name Ringo Starr, is an English musician, singer, songwriter and actor, best known as the drummer for The Beatles. ... Annette Funicello as a Mouseketeer. ... Lets Get Together was a popular song written for the 1961 Disney film, The Parent Trap. ...


In 2000, the Sherman Brothers wrote the song score for Disney's blockbuster film: The Tigger Movie (2000). This film marked the brothers' first major motion picture for the Disney company in over twenty eight years. The year 2000 in film involved some significant events. ... The Tigger Movie is a 2000 film produced by The Walt Disney Company and directed by Jun Falkenstein. ...


In 2002, Chitty hit the London stage, receiving rave revues. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is currently the most successful stage show ever produced at the London Palladium boasting the longest run in that century old theatre's history. On April 28, 2005, a second Chitty company premiered on Broadway (New York City) at the Hilton Theatre. The Sherman Brothers wrote an additional six songs specifically for the new stage productions. A successful third company of Chitty is currently touring throughout the United Kingdom. See also: 2002 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2002 Record labels established in 2002 // 2002 was marked by significant trends in rock music. ... Chitty the Musical is a stage musical based on the story Chitty Chitty Bang Bang by Ian Fleming and the 1968 film produced by Cubby Broccoli. ... The London Palladium in 2004 The London Palladium is a 2,286 seat West End theatre located off Oxford Street in the City of Westminster. ... is the 118th day of the year (119th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: 2005 in heavy metal music 2005 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2005 Record labels established in 2005 Albums released in 2005 January 1 - In most of Europe, copyright expired on a number of classic pop and rock-and-roll songs recorded in 1954 and earlier, including... The Hilton Theatre is a Broadway theatre, located at 213 West 42nd Street. ...


In 2003, four Sherman Brothers' musicals ranked in the "Top 10 Favorite Children's Films of All Time" in a (British) nationwide poll reported by the BBC. The Jungle Book (1967) ranked at #7, Mary Poppins (1964) ranked at #8, The Aristocats (1970) ranked at #9 and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968) topped the list at #1. Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In recent years, with Robert's move to London, England, the brothers have not written many new songs for the stage musical presentations of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Mary Poppins, produced collaboratively by Disney and Cameron Mackintosh. Robert B. Sherman (born December 19, 1925) (see also: Sherman Brothers) is an Academy Award-winning American songwriter who specializes in musical films with his brother Richard M. Sherman. ... London — containing the City of London — is the capital of the United Kingdom and of England and a major world city. With over seven million inhabitants (Londoners) in Greater London area, it is amongst the most densely populated areas in Western Europe. ... Chitty the Musical is a stage musical based on the story Chitty Chitty Bang Bang by Ian Fleming and the 1968 film produced by Cubby Broccoli. ... For the 1964 Academy Award winning motion picture, see Mary Poppins (film). ... Sir Cameron Mackintosh (born 17 October 1946) is a successful British theatrical producer. ...


For their contributions to the motion picture industry, the Sherman brothers have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6918 Hollywood Blvd and were inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame on June 9, 2005. On November 16, 2006, Mary Poppins premiered at the New Amsterdam Theatre on Broadway. Buskers perform on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. ... The Songwriters Hall of Fame is an arm of the National Academy of Popular Music. ... June 9 is the 160th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (161st in leap years), with 205 days remaining. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the 1964 Academy Award winning motion picture, see Mary Poppins (film). ... The New Amsterdam Theatre is a playhouse located at 214 West 42nd Street in New York Citys Broadway district. ... For other uses of Broadway, see Broadway. ...


Collaboration from afar

Since 2002, Robert Sherman has lived in London, England. He moved from Beverly Hills while Richard Sherman remained in California. Surprisingly; however, the separation did not impede the brothers' collaborative process. The brothers have credited this to the technological advents of fax machines, email and low cost, international telephone service. Also, both brothers travel between Los Angeles, New York and London frequently which also facilitates their work. Since Robert's move, the brothers have continued to collaborate on various musical plays as well as a feature, animated, film musical which incorporates their original story, song score and screenplay. See also: 2002 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2002 Record labels established in 2002 // 2002 was marked by significant trends in rock music. ... Robert B. Sherman (born December 19, 1925) (see also: Sherman Brothers) is an Academy Award-winning American songwriter who specializes in musical films with his brother Richard M. Sherman. ... London — containing the City of London — is the capital of the United Kingdom and of England and a major world city. With over seven million inhabitants (Londoners) in Greater London area, it is amongst the most densely populated areas in Western Europe. ... For other uses, see: Beverly Hills (disambiguation). ... Robert B. Sherman (born December 19, 1925) and Richard M. Sherman (born June 12, 1928) are Academy Award-winning American songwriters, who specialize in musical film. ... E-mail, or email, is short for electronic mail and is a method of composing, sending, and receiving messages over electronic communication systems. ... For other uses, see Telephone (disambiguation). ... The Black Crook (1866), considered by some historians to be the first musical[1] Musical theatre is a form of theatre combining music, songs, spoken dialogue and dance. ... A reel of film, which predates digital cinematography. ... Animation refers to the process in which each frame of a film or movie is produced individually, whether generated as a computer graphic, or by photographing a drawn image, or by repeatedly making small changes to a model (see claymation and stop motion), and then photographing the result. ... The musical film is a film genre in which several songs sung by the characters are interwoven into the narrative. ...


Trivia

The Sherman Brothers often write songs with the word "Rose" included in the title. This may be due to "Rose" having been their mother's name. Some Sherman Brothers titles include the following:

  1. A Rose In A Bible from Huckleberry Finn.
  2. A Rose Is Not A Rose from The Magic of Lassie.
  3. The Roses of Success from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.
  4. The Slipper and the Rose Waltz from The Slipper and the Rose.

Huckleberry Finn is a musical film version of the Mark Twain boyhood adventure story, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. ... A Rose Is Not A Rose is a song from the 1978 musical film, The Magic of Lassie. ... The Magic of Lassie was produced by The Wrather Corporation in 1978. ... Anton Rogers as Grandpa along with the other inventors in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang dancing and singing The Roses Of Success written by Robert and Richard Sherman. ... Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is a 1968 feature film with a script by Roald Dahl and Ken Hughes, and songs by the Sherman Brothers, based on Ian Flemings book Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: The Magical Car. ... Academy Award winning songwriter Robert B. Sherman with the Queen Mother at the 1976 Royal Command Performance of The Slipper and the Rose. ... The Slipper and the Rose (1976) (143 min) is a British musical film retelling the classic fairy tale of Cinderella. ...

Major scores

(Left to right) Robert B. Sherman, Richard M. Sherman and Walt Disney sing "There's a Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow"
(Left to right) Robert B. Sherman, Richard M. Sherman and Walt Disney sing "There's a Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow"

Image File history File links Shermans042. ... Image File history File links Shermans042. ... Robert B. Sherman (born December 19, 1925) (see also: Sherman Brothers) is an Academy Award-winning American songwriter who specializes in musical films with his brother Richard M. Sherman. ... Robert B. Sherman (born December 19, 1925) and Richard M. Sherman (born June 12, 1928) are Academy Award-winning American songwriters, who specialize in musical film. ... For the company founded by Disney, see The Walt Disney Company. ... This is the first film in a series. ... In Search of the Castaways (original title Les Enfants du capitaine Grant, The Children of Captain Grant) is a novel by the French writer Jules Verne, published in 1867-1868. ... Summer Magic is a 1963 film starring Hayley Mills. ... The Sword in the Stone is a 1963 animated feature film produced by Walt Disney and it was originally released to the theaters on December 25, 1963. ... Big Red is a 1962 American a family-oriented adventure film from Disney Studios. ... For the 2004 stage musical, see Mary Poppins (musical). ... The Happiest Millionaire is a 1967 musical film, based upon the true story of Philadelphia millionaire Anthony J. Drexel Biddle. ... The Jungle Book is a 1967 animated feature film, released on October 18th. ... The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band is a 1968 film based on the novel Nebraska by Laura Bower Van Nuys. ... Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is a 1968 feature film with a script by Roald Dahl and Ken Hughes, and songs by the Sherman Brothers, based on Ian Flemings book Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: The Magical Car. ... For the 2005 documentary film, see The Aristocrats (film). ... Bedknobs and Broomsticks is a 1971 musical film produced by Walt Disney Productions, which combines live action and animation; it premiered on October 7, 1971. ... Snoopy, Come Home is an 1972 musical animated film, produced by Cinema Center Films and Lee Mendelson Films for National General Pictures, directed by Bill Melendez, and based on the Peanuts comic strip. ... Wikiquote has a collection of quotations related to: Charlottes Web Charlottes Web, a childrens book by E. B. White, was adapted into an animated, musical film by Hanna-Barbera Productions and Sagittarius Productions in 1973. ... Tom Sawyer was a popular 1973 theatrical version of the Mark Twain boyhood adventure story, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. ... Huckleberry Finn is a musical film version of the Mark Twain boyhood adventure story, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. ... The Slipper and the Rose (1976) (143 min) is a British musical film retelling the classic fairy tale of Cinderella. ... The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh is a full-length animated film produced by Walt Disney Productions and first released on March 11, 1977. ... The Magic of Lassie was produced by The Wrather Corporation in 1978. ... Magic Journeys was the first 3D movie created by Walt Disney Imagineering for a Disney theme park. ... Winnie The Pooh and a Day for Eeyore is a Disney Winnie-the-Pooh animated featurette, based off two chapters from the books Winnie the Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner, released on March 11, 1983 with a reissue of The Sword in the Stone. ... The cover of the 1998 animated feature film. ... The Tigger Movie is a 2000 film produced by The Walt Disney Company and directed by Jun Falkenstein. ...

Motion picture screenplays

A Symposium On Popular Songs is a special cartoon featurette made by the Walt Disney Company in 1962. ... // Events Dr. No launches the James Bond film series, the longest-running motion picture franchise of all time, running more than 40 years. ... For the 2004 stage musical, see Mary Poppins (musical). ... // Events January 29 - The film Dr. Strangelove is released. ... Tom Sawyer was a popular 1973 theatrical version of the Mark Twain boyhood adventure story, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. ... // Events The Marx Brothers Zeppo Marx divorces his second wife, Barbara Blakely. ... Huckleberry Finn is a musical film version of the Mark Twain boyhood adventure story, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. ... See also: 1973 in film 1974 1975 in film 1970s in film years in film film // Events February 7 - Blazing Saddles is released in USA May 1 - George Lucas creates the first draft of what would eventually become Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. ... The Slipper and the Rose (1976) (143 min) is a British musical film retelling the classic fairy tale of Cinderella. ... // Events March 22 - Filming begins on George Lucas Star Wars science fiction film. ... The Magic of Lassie was produced by The Wrather Corporation in 1978. ... // Events February 1 - Bob Dylans film Renaldo and Clara, a documentary of the Rolling Thunder Revue tour premieres in Los Angeles, California March 1 - Charlie Chaplins coffin is stolen from a Swiss cemetery 3 months after burial March - Leigh Brackett completes the first draft for Star Wars Episode... The Story of Ferdinand (1936) is a childrens book by American writer Munro Leaf, his best-known work. ... // April 12 - Actor Morgan Mason marries The Go-Gos Belinda Carlisle Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger marries television journalist Maria Shriver. ...

Stage musicals

The London Palladium in 2004
The London Palladium in 2004
Prince Edward Theatre in 2005
Prince Edward Theatre in 2005

Download high resolution version (500x717, 57 KB)Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at the London Palladium. ... Download high resolution version (500x717, 57 KB)Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at the London Palladium. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1800x1267, 673 KB) Prince Edward Theatre, London, England. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1800x1267, 673 KB) Prince Edward Theatre, London, England. ... Victory Canteen is a musical comedy play with script by Milt Larsen and Bobby Lauher and song score by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman. ... Over Here! is a musical with a score by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman and book by Will Holt. ... Busker Alley was a musical by the Sherman Brothers, who wrote the scores to some of the Disney movies like Mary Poppins and The Jungle Book. ... Chitty the Musical is a stage musical based on the story Chitty Chitty Bang Bang by Ian Fleming and the 1968 film produced by Cubby Broccoli. ... For the 1964 Academy Award winning motion picture, see Mary Poppins (film). ... The original touring cast of On the Record performing the finale. ... Chitty the Musical is a stage musical based on the story Chitty Chitty Bang Bang by Ian Fleming and the 1968 film produced by Cubby Broccoli. ... Chitty the Musical is a stage musical based on the story Chitty Chitty Bang Bang by Ian Fleming and the 1968 film produced by Cubby Broccoli. ... Busker Alley was a musical by the Sherman Brothers, who wrote the scores to some of the Disney movies like Mary Poppins and The Jungle Book. ... For the 1964 Academy Award winning motion picture, see Mary Poppins (film). ...

Theme park songs

Theres a Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow is the theme to two Disney attractions, Walt Disneys Carousel of Progress at the Magic Kingdom of Walt Disney World (formerly at Disneyland) and Innoventions at Disneyland. ... Act 1: 1900 -- No Electricity Act 2: 1920 -- Basic Electricity Act 3: 1940 -- Basic Appliances Act 4: 1980 -- Modern Appliances The Carousel of Progress is an attraction located in Tomorrowland at the Magic Kingdom Park at the Walt Disney World Resort, currently operating under the name, Walt Disneys Carousel... A wall-sized flashing Miniaturization Control panel dominates the preshow area, as guests prepare to enter the Mighty Microscope and shrink smaller than a snowflake in Tomorrowlands Adventure Thru Inner Space. ... A wall-sized flashing Miniaturization Control panel dominates the preshow area, as guests prepare to enter the Mighty Microscope and shrink smaller than a snowflake in Tomorrowlands Adventure Thru Inner Space. ... The glass pyramids of the Imagination! Pavilion (which was named after the alternative title of the One Little Spark song. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh is a dark ride based upon the film The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, itself based on the Winnie-the-Pooh books by A. A. Milne. ... Its a Small World is a popular attraction at several Walt Disney theme parks including: Disneyland (in California), the Magic Kingdom (in Florida), Tokyo Disneyland, and Disneyland Paris. ... There have been two Worlds fairs in New York City: 1939 New York Worlds Fair ( 1939- 1940) at Flushing Meadows in Queens gave us Futurama, the Trylon, and Perisphere. ... CommuniCore at EPCOT Center in Walt Disney World, Florida, was the Science and Technology pavilion housed in two semi-circular buildings behind Spaceship Earth at the heart of Future World. ... This article is about the Epcot theme park. ... Detroit is a song from the film musical, The Happiest Millionaire. ... Rocket Rods (otherwise known as informally The Rods) was an attraction in Tomorrowland at Disneyland in Anaheim, California. ... The glass pyramids of the Imagination! Pavilion house various attractions, all related to the theme of imagination. Makin Memories is the presentation and song which proceeded the Magic Journeys film presentation at the Imagination! pavillion at EPCOT in the early 1980s. ... Magic Journeys was the first 3D movie created by Walt Disney Imagineering for a Disney theme park. ... This article is about Walt Disneys Enchanted Tiki Room an attraction at Disneyland park. ... This article is about Walt Disneys Enchanted Tiki Room an attraction at Disneyland park. ... // Meet the World Meet the World was an attraction at Tokyo Disneyland, in Tomorrowland. ... Tokyo Disneyland ) is one of two theme parks in the Tokyo Disney Resort located in Urayasu, Chiba, Japan, near Tokyo. ...

Professional Awards

Academy Awards

See also: Musical groups established in 1979 Record labels established in 1979 1979 in music (UK) // Stevie Wonder uses digital audio recording technology in recording his album Journey through the Secret Life of Plants. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... When Youre Loved is the Academy Award nominated song from The Magic of Lassie which was released in 1978. ... The Magic of Lassie was produced by The Wrather Corporation in 1978. ... See also: 1970s in music. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Academy Award winning songwriter Robert B. Sherman with the Queen Mother at the 1976 Royal Command Performance of The Slipper and the Rose. ... The Slipper and the Rose (1976) (143 min) is a British musical film retelling the classic fairy tale of Cinderella. ... See also: 1970s in music. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... The Slipper and the Rose (1976) (143 min) is a British musical film retelling the classic fairy tale of Cinderella. ... // January - The Ramones form. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Tom Sawyer was a popular 1973 theatrical version of the Mark Twain boyhood adventure story, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. ... // January 17 - Highway 51 South in Memphis, Tennessee is renamed Elvis Presley Blvd January 20 - Pink Floyd debuts Dark Side of the Moon during a performance at The Dome, in Brighton, but due to technical difficulties, is halted during the song Money. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... The Age of Not Believing is a song written by Robert and Richard Sherman for the 1971, Walt Disney musical film production Bedknobs and Broomsticks. ... Bedknobs and Broomsticks is a 1971 musical film produced by Walt Disney Productions, which combines live action and animation; it premiered on October 7, 1971. ... // January 17 - Highway 51 South in Memphis, Tennessee is renamed Elvis Presley Blvd January 20 - Pink Floyd debuts Dark Side of the Moon during a performance at The Dome, in Brighton, but due to technical difficulties, is halted during the song Money. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Bedknobs and Broomsticks is a 1971 musical film produced by Walt Disney Productions, which combines live action and animation; it premiered on October 7, 1971. ... // Perhaps the most famous musical events of 1969 are two legendary concerts. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is the Academy Award nominated song from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, the 1968 musical motion picture. ... Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is a 1968 feature film with a script by Roald Dahl and Ken Hughes, and songs by the Sherman Brothers, based on Ian Flemings book Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: The Magical Car. ... See also: // January 4 - Fender Guitars is sold to CBS for $13 million. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Chim Chim Cher-ee is the Oscar winning song from Mary Poppins, the 1964 musical motion picture. ... For the 2004 stage musical, see Mary Poppins (musical). ... See also: // January 4 - Fender Guitars is sold to CBS for $13 million. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... For the 2004 stage musical, see Mary Poppins (musical). ...

Annie Awards

The year 2003 in film involved some significant events. ... The Winsor McCay Award is given to individuals in recognition of lifetime or career contributions in animation. ... The year 2000 in film involved some significant events. ... The Annie Awards are given to an animation award show created by the International Animated Film Society ASIFA-Hollywood, and are animations highest honor[1]. Originally designed to celebrate lifetime or career contributions to animation in the fields of producing, directing, animation, design, writing, voice acting, sound and sound... Round My Family Tree is a manic song from the 2000 Disney film: The Tigger Movie which is sung by the films main character Tigger (voiced by Jim Cummings) as he anticipates what his family reunion will be like. ... The Tigger Movie is a 2000 film produced by The Walt Disney Company and directed by Jun Falkenstein. ...

BAFTA Awards

See also: 1970s in music. ... The Slipper and the Rose (1976) (143 min) is a British musical film retelling the classic fairy tale of Cinderella. ...

BMI

  • 1991 "Lifetime Achievement Award" awarded at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles, California.
  • 1977 "Pioneer Award" awarded in Los Angeles, California.

See also: 1991 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1991 Record labels established in 1991 // 1991 was the year that grunge music made its popular breakthrough. ... See also: 1970s in music. ...

Christopher Award

// January 9 - Mick Jaggers request for a Japanese visa is rejected on account of a 1969 drug bust, putting an abrupt end to The Rolling Stones plans to tour Asia. ... The Christopher Award (established 1949) are presented to the producers, directors and writers of books, motion pictures and television specials which affirm the highest values of the human spirit. ... Tom Sawyer was a popular 1973 theatrical version of the Mark Twain boyhood adventure story, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. ... See also: 1963 in music, other events of 1964, 1965 in music, 1960s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 1 - Top of the Pops premieres on BBC television. ... The Christopher Award (established 1949) are presented to the producers, directors and writers of books, motion pictures and television specials which affirm the highest values of the human spirit. ... For the 2004 stage musical, see Mary Poppins (musical). ...

Disney

See also: 1990 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1990 Record labels established in 1990 list of years in music // January 21 - MTVs Unplugged premieres on cable television with musical guest, Squeeze February 6 - Billy Idol is involved in a serious motorcycle accident, resulting in several broken bones. ... The Disney Legends award Established in 1987, the Disney Legends program recognizes men and women who have made an extraordinary and integral contribution to The Walt Disney Company. ... The Walt Disney Studios refers to several different entities and locations associated with The Walt Disney Company: The Walt Disney Studios is one of the media empires four main operating units. ... Burbank is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. ... See also: other events of 1985 Musical groups established in 1985 Record labels established in 1985 list of years in music 1980s in music // January 28 - Various artists, including Ray Charles, Bob Dylan, Michael Jackson, Billy Joel, Cyndi Lauper, Steve Perry, Kenny Loggins, Willie Nelson, Lionel Richie, Smokey Robinson, Kenny... The Mousecar Award The Mousecar is a prestigious in house award given by the Walt Disney Studios for a variety of reasons, including service to the studio as well as to the community as a whole. ... Hollywood Bowl in 2005. ... Greetings from Hollywood Hollywood is a district of the city of Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., that extends from Vermont Avenue on the east to just beyond Laurel Canyon Boulevard above Sunset and Crescent Heights Boulevards on the west; the north to south boundary east of La Brea Avenue...

Golden Globes

See also: 1970s in music. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... The Slipper and the Rose (1976) (143 min) is a British musical film retelling the classic fairy tale of Cinderella. ... // January - The Ramones form. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... Tom Sawyer was a popular 1973 theatrical version of the Mark Twain boyhood adventure story, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. ... // Perhaps the most famous musical events of 1969 are two legendary concerts. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is a 1968 feature film with a script by Roald Dahl and Ken Hughes, and songs by the Sherman Brothers, based on Ian Flemings book Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: The Magical Car. ... // Perhaps the most famous musical events of 1969 are two legendary concerts. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is a 1968 feature film with a script by Roald Dahl and Ken Hughes, and songs by the Sherman Brothers, based on Ian Flemings book Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: The Magical Car. ... See also: // January 4 - Fender Guitars is sold to CBS for $13 million. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... For the 2004 stage musical, see Mary Poppins (musical). ...

Golden Videocassette Award

// Events The Walt Disney Company founds Touchstone Pictures to release movies with subject matter deemed inappropriate for the Disney name. ... For the 2004 stage musical, see Mary Poppins (musical). ...

Grammy Awards

// January - The Ramones form. ... Grammy Award statuette The Grammy Awards, presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music... Over Here! is a musical with a score by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman and book by Will Holt. ... // January 17 - Highway 51 South in Memphis, Tennessee is renamed Elvis Presley Blvd January 20 - Pink Floyd debuts Dark Side of the Moon during a performance at The Dome, in Brighton, but due to technical difficulties, is halted during the song Money. ... Grammy Award statuette The Grammy Awards, presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... See also: // January 4 - Fender Guitars is sold to CBS for $13 million. ... Grammy Award statuette The Grammy Awards, presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music... For the 2004 stage musical, see Mary Poppins (musical). ...

Laurel Awards

// January 3 - Hullabaloo shows promotional videos of The Beatles songs Day Tripper and We Can Work It Out. January 8 - Shindig! airs for the last time on ABC, with musical guests the Kinks and the Who January 14 - Young singer David Jones changes his last name to Bowie to avoid... That Darn Cat! is a 1965 Walt Disney feature film, directed by Robert Stevenson, and starring the young Hayley Mills. ... That Darn Cat! is a 1965 Walt Disney feature film, directed by Robert Stevenson, and starring the young Hayley Mills. ... See also: // January 4 - Fender Guitars is sold to CBS for $13 million. ... Chim Chim Cher-ee is the Oscar winning song from Mary Poppins, the 1964 musical motion picture. ... For the 2004 stage musical, see Mary Poppins (musical). ... See also: // January 4 - Fender Guitars is sold to CBS for $13 million. ...

Moscow Film Festival

  • 1973 First Place Award in the category of "Best Music" for Tom Sawyer

// January 9 - Mick Jaggers request for a Japanese visa is rejected on account of a 1969 drug bust, putting an abrupt end to The Rolling Stones plans to tour Asia. ... Tom Sawyer was a popular 1973 theatrical version of the Mark Twain boyhood adventure story, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. ...

Olivier Awards

See also: 2002 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2002 Record labels established in 2002 // 2002 was marked by significant trends in rock music. ... Chitty the Musical is a stage musical based on the story Chitty Chitty Bang Bang by Ian Fleming and the 1968 film produced by Cubby Broccoli. ...

Songwriters Hall of Fame

  • 2005 induction at the Marriott Hotel on Times Square in New York.

See also: 2005 in heavy metal music 2005 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2005 Record labels established in 2005 Albums released in 2005 January 1 - In most of Europe, copyright expired on a number of classic pop and rock-and-roll songs recorded in 1954 and earlier, including...

Variety Club Awards

See also: 2003 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2003 Record labels established in 2003 // January - following an investigation by The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry and London detectives, police raids in England and the Netherlands recover nearly 500 original Beatles studio tapes, recorded during the Let It... Chitty the Musical is a stage musical based on the story Chitty Chitty Bang Bang by Ian Fleming and the 1968 film produced by Cubby Broccoli. ...

Walk of Fame

To "Richard & Robert Sherman" awarded on: November 17, 1976, located at: 6914 Hollywood Blvd. 17 November is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece, coinciding with the anniversary of the Athens Polytechnic uprising. ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Literary sources

  • Greene, Katherine; and Richard Greene (2001). Inside the Dream: The Personal Story of Walt Disney. New York: Disney Editions. ISBN 0-7868-5350-6. 
(Left to right) Dick & Bob Sherman on the cover of the 1991 publication: The Sherman Brothers Songbook, published by Hal Leonard Music.
(Left to right) Dick & Bob Sherman on the cover of the 1991 publication: The Sherman Brothers Songbook, published by Hal Leonard Music.
  • Peterson, Monique (2002). The Little Big Book of Pooh. New York: Disney Editions. ISBN 0-7868-5364-6. 
  • Sherman, Robert B. (1998). Walt's Time: From Before to Beyond. Santa Clarita, Calif.: Camphor Tree. ISBN 0-9646059-3-7. 
  • Tietyen, David (1990). The Musical World of Walt Disney. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation. ISBN 0-88188-476-6. 

Image File history File links Sherman_Brothers_Songbook. ... Image File history File links Sherman_Brothers_Songbook. ... Robert B. Sherman & Richard M. Sherman at the London Palladium in 2002 during the premiere of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: The Stage Musical. ... Robert B. Sherman (born December 19, 1925) (see also: Sherman Brothers) is an Academy Award-winning American songwriter who specializes in musical films with his brother Richard M. Sherman. ... Hal Leonard Corporation is a US music publishing company headquartered in Milwaukee, WI. It is the largest sheet music publisher in the world. ...

References

  1. ^ London Today on air interview with Robert B. Sherman, April 17, 2002

London Tonight is the flagship news programme in the ITV London region. ... Robert B. Sherman (born December 19, 1925) (see also: Sherman Brothers) is an Academy Award-winning American songwriter who specializes in musical films with his brother Richard M. Sherman. ...

External links

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  • Internet Broadway Database entries:
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