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  • Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

At Home
  • Bullseye!

  • Goodbye, Mr. Chips

  • A Guide for the Married Man

  • Scrooge

  • Goldfinger

  • In Like Flint

  • Victor/Victoria

  • Tom and Jerry: The Movie

  • Superman: The Movie

  • Doctor Dolittle

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Leslie Bricusse Biography

  • Profession: Songwriter, Composer (Music Score), Screenwriter, Play Author
  • Born: Jan 29, 1931
  • Died: Jan 1, 0001

Cambridge-educated British writer / producer Leslie Bricusse has contributed to the screenplays of such films as Santa Claus (85), [[Feature~V22858~Home Alone~homealone]] (90) and Hook (91); still, he is better known for his extensive work as a song composer and lyricist. Bricusse has been responsible for theme songs of [[Feature~V20213~Goldfinger~goldfinger]] (64) and [[Feature~V112434~Sweet November~sweetnovember]] (65), and has written the lyrics for such filmmusicals as [[Feature~V9410~Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory~chocolatechocolatechocolate]] (71). He won Oscars for the song "Talk to the Animals" (from [[Feature~V162762~Dr. Doolittle~drdolittle]] [67]) and for the lyrics to the tunes in [[Feature~V52384~Victor/Victoria~victorvictoria]] (81). Leslie Bricusse has frequently worked in collaboration, most memorably with Anthony Newley on the Broadway successes [[Feature~V111796~Stop the World, I Want to Get Off~stoptheworldiwanttogetoff]] (61) and [[Feature~V108145~The Roar of the Greasepaint, the Smell of the Crowd~roarofthecrowd]] (65). ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

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