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Victor Schertzinger

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Victor L. Schertzinger (April 8, 1888 - October 26, 1941) was an American composer, film director, film producer, and screenwriter. His films include Paramount on Parade (co-director, 1930), Something to Sing About (1937) with James Cagney, and the first two "Road" pictures Road to Singapore (1940) and Road to Zanzibar (1941). His two best-known songs are "I Remember You" and "Tangerine", both with lyrics by Johnny Mercer and both featured in Schertzinger's final film The Fleet's In (1942).

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  • Born: April 8, 1888 Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania
  • Died: October 26, 1941 (aged 53) Hollywood, California
  • Residence: Hollywood, California
  • Occupation: violinist, conductor, composer, songwriter, film director, film producer, screenwriter
  • Spouse(s): Julia E. Nicklin

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