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Les Elgart (1918–1995)

Music Department | Soundtrack | Actor

American swing band leader, formerly lead trumpet player for the orchestras of Bunny Berigan, Charlie Spivak and Hal McIntyre. In 1945, Les formed his own organisation in Brooklyn, New York, in ... read full biography
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Aug 3, 1918 (died Jul 29, 1995)
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Released Film and Video (4 titles) Budget Opening Weekend Gross
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Bowling for Columbine (2002)
Music ("Bandstand Boogie" (1954)) Music ("Bandstand Boogie" (1954))   See fewer
$4MM
$209K
$22MM
$58MM
School Ties (1992)
Performer ("When I Take My Sugar To Tea") Performer ("When I Take My Sugar To Tea")   See fewer
$18MM
$3MM
$15MM
$15MM
The Best of Bandstand: The Superstars (1987)
(Video) - Writer ("Bandstand Boogie") Writer ("Bandstand Boogie")   See fewer
Senior Prom (1958)
Les Elgart Les Elgart   See fewer
Released Television (4 titles) Episodes
Dancing with the Stars (2009)
(TV Series) - Writer ("Bandstand Boogie") (1 episode, 2009) Writer ("Bandstand Boogie") (1 episode, 2009)   See fewer
Round Three (Mar 30, 2009) Season 8, Episode 6 - Writer ("Bandstand Boogie") (uncredited) Writer ("Bandstand Boogie") (uncredited)   See fewer
1
American Idol: The Search for a Superstar (2002)
(TV Series) - Writer ("Bandstand Boogie") (1 episode, 2002) Writer ("Bandstand Boogie") (1 episode, 2002)   See fewer
Nooooooooooooooooooooooooo! (Aug 7, 2002) Season 1, Episode 16 - Writer ("Bandstand Boogie") Writer ("Bandstand Boogie")   See fewer
1
E.M.U. TV (1989)
(TV Series) - Writer ("Bandstand Boogie") (1 episode, 1989) Writer ("Bandstand Boogie") (1 episode, 1989)   See fewer
Episode #1.8 (May 3, 1989) Season 1, Episode 8 - Writer ("Bandstand Boogie") (uncredited) Writer ("Bandstand Boogie") (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Bandstand (1952–1969)
(TV Series) - Composer (theme music) (45 episodes, 1952), Writer ("Bandstand Boogie (THE NEW AMERICAN BANDSTAND 1967)") (8 episodes, 1966), Performer ("Bandstand Boogie (THE NEW AMERICAN BANDSTAND 1967)") (8 episodes, 1966), Soundtrack (2 episodes, 1966), Writer ("Bandstand Boogie 1968-1969") (1 episode, 1969), … See more Composer (theme music) (45 episodes, 1952), Writer ("Bandstand Boogie (THE NEW AMERICAN BANDSTAND 1967)") (8 episodes, 1966), Performer ("Bandstand Boogie (THE NEW AMERICAN BANDSTAND 1967)") (8 episodes, 1966), Soundtrack (2 episodes, 1966), Writer ("Bandstand Boogie 1968-1969") (1 episode, 1969), Performer ("Bandstand Boogie" (American Bandstand theme)) (1 episode, 1967), Writer ("Bandstand Boogie" (American Bandstand theme)) (1 episode, 1967), Performer ("Bandstand Boogie (The New American Bandstand 1967)") (1 episode, 1966), Writer ("Bandstand Boogie 1968-1969 (Instrumental)") (1 episode, 1969), Writer ("Bandstand Boogie (The Theme of The New American Bandstand 1966)") (1 episode, 1966), Writer ("Bandstand Boogie (The New American Bandstand 1967)") (1 episode, 1966)   See fewer
Tommy Boyce & Bobby Hart & Kathy Garver (Dec 20, 1969) Season 13, Episode 16 - Writer ("Bandstand Boogie 1968-1969 (Instrumental)") Writer ("Bandstand Boogie 1968-1969 (Instrumental)")   See fewer
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The Jackie Gleason Show (1966)
(TV Series) - Himself (1 episode, 1966) Himself (1 episode, 1966)   See fewer
Episode #1.10 (Nov 26, 1966) Season 1, Episode 10 - Himself Himself   See fewer
The Merv Griffin Show (1962)
(TV Series) - Himself (4 episodes, 1962) Himself (4 episodes, 1962)   See fewer
Tommy Leonetti, Ronnie Schell, Eileen Rodgers, Les Elgart (Nov 2, 1962) Season 1, Episode 21 - Himself Himself   See fewer
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