Film & Television

BYE BYE BIRDIEview IMDB
1963 – Feature Film
Producer: Fred Kohlman
Director: George Sidney
Screenplay: Irving Brecher
Book: Michael Stewart
Cast: Dick Van Dyke, Janet Leigh, Ann–Margret, Bobby Rydell, Maureen Stapleton, Jesse Pearson, Paul Lynde
Release Date: April 5, 1963
Released By: Columbia Pictures
Soundtrack available/Released: September 9, 2003 on RCA/BMG Heritage
VHS/DVD Release Date: March 12, 1996/July 27, 1999 on Columbia TriStar Home Video

ALICE IN WONDERLAND (WHAT'S A NICE GIRL LIKE YOU DOING IN A PLACE LIKE THIS?)
1966 – 1 hour Animated Television Special; based upon the Lewis Carroll book
Producers: Bill Hanna & Joe Barbera, a Hanna–Barbera Production
Director: Charles Shows
Screenplay: Bill Dana, whose voice is heard as the White Knight
Lyrics: Lee Adams
Cast: Bill Dana, Janet Waldo, Don Messick, Mel Blanc, "Scatman" Crothers, Henry Corden, Daws Butler
Other Voices: Sammy Davis, Jr. (Cheshire Cat), Zsa Zsa Gabor (Queen of Hearts), Howard Morris, Hedda Hopper and Harvey Korman. Fred Flintstone and Barney Rubble are special guests.
Release Date: 1966
Released By: Hanna–Barbera Productions
VHS Release Date: Not Available

BONNIE AND CLYDEview IMDB
1967 – Feature Film – Based on the notorious, Depression–era bank robbers Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, this Warner Bros. film presaged the screen violence so prevalent today. Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri and New Mexico formed the backdrop for a crime spree that lasted less than two years and ended in a barrage of bullets. The film now appears on Top 100 film lists and television biographies.
Producer: Warren Beatty
Director: Arthur Penn
Screenplay: David Newman & Robert Benton
Score: Charles Strouse, with songs by Charles Strouse and Lee Adams
Cast: Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Gene Hackman, Estelle Parsons
Release Date: 1967
Released By: Warner Brothers
VHS/DVD Release Date: May 18, 1999 on Warner Home Video

THE NIGHT THEY RAIDED MINSKY'Sview IMDB
1968 – Feature Film – Based on the novel by Rowland Barber, MINSKY'S was a valentine to the raucous world of burlesque.
Producers: Norman Lear & Bud Yorkin, United Artists
Director: William Friedkin
Screenplay: Norman Lear, Rowland Barber, Sidney Michaels, Arnold Schulman
Lyrics: Lee Adams
Cast: Jason Robards, Britt Ekland, Norman Wisdom, Bert Lahr, Forrest Tucker, Elliott Gould
Release Date: 1968
Released By: MGM/UA Studios
VHS Release Date: December 11, 1991 on MGM/UA Home Video

ALL IN THE FAMILYview IMDB
1971 – 1979 – Television Show
Charles Strouse and Lee Adams collaborated on the show's theme song, "Those Were the Days," which went on to become an American classic.

JUST TELL ME WHAT YOU WANTview IMDB
Feature Film
Producer: Sidney Lumet & Jay Presson Allen
Director: Sidney Lumet
Screenplay: Jay Presson Allen
Cast: Alan King, Dina Merrill, Ali McGraw, Peter Weller, Myrna Loy
Release Date: 1980
Released By: Warner Brothers
VHS Release Date: January 31, 1995 on Warner Home Video

LYLE, LYLE CROCODILEview IMDB
1984 – Short Animated Film – Based upon the children's story The House On East 88th Street by Bernard Waber (published in 1962).
Producer: Michael Sporn
Director: Michael Sporn
Script: Maxine Fisher
Cast: Tony Randall, Liz Callaway, Devon Michaels, Heidi Stallings
Release Date: 1987
Released By: HBO
VHS Release Date: May 23, 1990 on HBO Home Video

ALL DOGS GO TO HEAVENview IMDB
1989 – Animated Feature Film – Set in the 1930's in New Orleans, the film tells the story of a German Shepherd who is killed, but not permitted to enter Heaven until he performs one good deed on earth.
Producers: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman, John Pomeroy
Director: Don Bluth
Screenplay: David N. Weiss
Music and Lyrics: Charles Strouse
Cast: Burt Reynolds, Dom DeLuise, Melba Moore, Ken Page, Irene Cara and Loni Anderson
Release Date: November 2, or 7, 1989
Released By: United Artists Studios
Soundtrack available/Released: November 2, 1989 on Curb Records – out of print
VHS Release Date: August 31, 1994 on MGM/UA Home Video

ALEXANDER & THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAYview IMDB
1990 – Animated Television Musical – Based upon the book by Judith Viorst.
Screenplay and Lyrics: Judith Viorst
Release Date: 1989
Released By: HBO
VHS Release Date: August 11, 1998 on HBO Home Video

A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSESview IMDB
Television Movie
Producer: Michael Sporn
Director: Michael Sporn
Script: Thomas Meehan/From the Robert Louis Stevenson book
Composer: Michael Starobin
Music and Lyrics: Charles Strouse
Cast: Paul Austin, Jonathan Pryce, Heidi Stallings
Release Date: 1992
Released By: Family Home Entertainment
VHS Release Date: July 14, 1993

BYE BYE BIRDIEview IMDB
Television Musical
Producers: Tim Bell & J. Boyce Harman, Jr.
Director: Gene Saks
Book: Michael Stewart
Songs: Charles Strouse and Lee Adams
Cast: Jason Alexander, Vanessa Williams, Chynna Phillips, Tyne Daly, Marc Kudisch, George Wendt, Sally Mayes
Release Date: November 7, 1995
Released By: Hallmark Entertainment
Soundtrack available/Released: November 7, 1995 on RCA Victor
VHS/DVD Release Date: September 12, 2000

ANNIEview IMDB
Television Musical
Producer: John Whitman
Director: Rob Marshall
Book: Thomas Meehan
Teleplay: Irene Mecchi
Cast: Kathy Bates, Alicia Morton, Victor Garber, Alan Cumming, Audra McDonald
Released By: Disney/ABC–TV
Soundtrack available/Released: November 2, 1999 on Sony Classical
VHS/DVD Release Date: May 30, 2000 on Disney Home Video

ANNIE view IMDB
Feature Film
Producer: Ray Stark
Director: John Huston
Book: Thomas Meehan
Screenplay: Carol Sobieski
Cast: Carol Burnett, Albert Finney, Ann Reinking, Tim Curry, Aileen Quinn, Bernadette Peters
Release Date: 1982
Released By: Columbia TriStar Studios
Soundtrack available/Released: CD format on October 25, 1990 on Sony
VHS/DVD Release Date: December 12, 2000/January 13, 2004 on Columbia TriStar Home Video

SHERLOCK HOLMES & THE CASE OF THE MISSING SANTA CLAUS
1990 – Unproduced Television Musical
Lyrics: Don Black