11/23/05: THE MUSIC Of LESLIE BRICUSSE & ANTHONY NEWLEY.
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Anthony Newley (9/24/31)
Leslie Bricusse (born January 29, 1931) is a British lyricist. Although
best known for his partnership with Anthony Newley, Bricusse
has worked with many other composers.
Stop the World - I Want to Get Off (with Newley) (1961) - includes "What
Kind of Fool Am I"
Pickwick - with Cyril Ornadel (1963)
The Roar of the Greasepaint - the Smell of the Crowd (with Newley) (1965)
Doctor Dolittle (1967) - includes "Talk to the Animals"
Goodbye, Mr. Chips (with John Williams) (1969)
Scrooge (with Ian Fraser; Herbert W. Spencer) (1970) - includes "Thank You
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (with Newley) (1971)
The Good Old Bad Old Days (with Newley) (1971)
Victor/Victoria (with Henry Mancini) (1982)
Hook (with Williams) (1991) - includes "When You're Alone"
Jekyll & Hyde (1990/1994/1997)
My Kind of Girl" (1961)
Goldfinger" (with John Barry) from Goldfinger (1964)
Thunderball" (with Barry) from Thunderball (1965)
You Only Live Twice" (with Barry) from You Only Live Twice (1967)
We Have All the Time in the World" (with Barry) from On Her Majesty's Secret
Making Toys," "Every Christmas Eve/Santa's Theme (Giving)," "It's
Christmas Again," "Patch! Natch!" and "Thank You, Santa!" (with
Henry Mancini) from Santa Claus: The Movie (1985)
Life in a Looking Glass" (with Henry Mancini) from That's Life (1986)
Somewhere in My Memory" from Home Alone (with John Williams) (1990)
Song of the Year, 1963 - "What Kind of Fool Am I"
Best Song, 1967 - "Talk to the Animals"
Songwriters Hall of Fame
Best Musical, 1963 - Stop the World - I Want to Get Off
Original Music Score, 1967 - Doctor Dolittle
Original Music Score, 1969 - Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Original Song Score, 1970 - Scrooge
Best Song, 1967 - "Thank You Very Much"
Adaptation and Original Song Score, 1971 - Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
Adaptation and Original Song Score, 1982 - Victor/Victoria
Best Song, 1986 - "Life in a Looking Glass"
Best Song, 1990 - "Somewhere in My Memory"
Best Song, 1991 - "When You're Alone"
Golden Raspberry Award
Worst 'Original' Song, 1986 - "Life in a Looking Glass"
Anthony Newley (b. September 24, 1931 in the London Borough
of Hackney) was a British actor, singer and songwriter.
His first major film role was as the Artful Dodger in David Lean's
1948 Oliver Twist.
Newley had a successful pop music career, with two number ones in 1960: "Why?" and "Do
You Mind?" He won the 1963 Grammy Award for Song of the Year for "What
Kind of Fool Am I", but was also well-known for "Gonna Build
a Mountain" and comic novelty songs such as his version of "Strawberry
Fair". With Leslie Bricusse, he wrote the musical Stop the World,
I Want to Get Off in which he also performed, earning a nomination
for a Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical. His other musicals
include The Roar of the Greasepaint, the Smell of the Crowd (1965)
and Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971).
In recognition of his creative skills and body of work, Newley was
elected to the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
He was married to Ann Lynn from 1956 to 1963, but it ended in divorce.
He then was married to the actress Joan Collins from 1963 to 1971;
the couple had two children, Tara Newley and Sasha Newley. His third
wife was former air hostess Dareth Rich, and they also had two children,
Christopher and Shelby.
His last feature role was in 1998 when Newley joined the cast of EastEnders
in what was to have been a regular part as Vince Watson, but Newley
withdrew after a few months when his health began to fail. Anthony
Newley died on April 14, 1999, in Jensen Beach, Florida from renal
cancer at the age of 67. He was survived by his 4 children, and also
his mother, Grace, then in her mid-90s.
The shortlived 1960 ATV series The Strange World of Gurney Slade in
which Newley starred continues to have a cult following due to its
advanced postmodern premise that the Newley character is trapped inside
a television programme. Apart from a repeat of one episode on Channel
4 in the mid-1980s it has not been seen in the UK in recent years.
The show's theme tune by Max Harris may be better-known today than
the series itself.
Newley's vocal style has been recognised as a major influence on that
of David Bowie.
Dusty Bates (1947)
The Guinea Pig (1948)
Vice Versa (1948)
Oliver Twist (1948)
A Boy, a Girl and a Bike (1949)
Don't Ever Leave Me (1949)
Vote for Huggett (1949)
Highly Dangerous (1950)
The Little Ballerina (1951)
Those People Next Door (1952)
Top of the Form (1953)
The Blue Peter (1954)
Up to His Neck (1954)
Above Us the Waves (1955)
The Cockleshell Heroes (1955)
High Flight (1956)
The Last Man to Hang (1956)
X the Unknown (1956)
Port Afrique (1956) .... Pedro
How to Murder a Rich Uncle (1957)
Fire Down Below (1957)
The Good Companions (1957)
The Man Inside (1958)
No Time to Die (1958)
The Heart of a Man (1959)
The Lady Is a Square (1959)
Killers of Kilimanjaro (1959)
The Bandit of Zhobe (1959)
Idle on Parade (1959)
In the Nick (1960)
Let's Get Married (1960)
Jazz Boat (1960)
The Small World of Sammy Lee (1963)
Doctor Dolittle (1967)
Sweet November (1968)
Can Hieronymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness?
The Old Curiosity Shop (1975)
It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time (1975)
The Garbage Pail Kids Movie (1987)
Boris and Natasha (1992)