Edward Pola

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Edward "Eddie" Pola (June 23, 1907, New York City – November 3, 1995, Jackson County, Oregon)[1][2][3][4] was an actor, radio/television producer, and songwriter.

In the 1920s, Pola began to write songs. He scored one of England's first sound films, Harmony Heaven (1929). Toward the end of the decade, he moved to the United States to produce dramatic radio programs, and continued as a producer, moving into television in the 1950s.

His most famous songs include:

In the 1980s, Pola taught Creative Writing to elementary school students at Smiley Elementary School in Redlands, California.


  1. ^ Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2009.
  2. ^ Ancestry.com. Oregon Death Index, 1903-98 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000.
  3. ^ U.S. Census, 1930, State of California, County of Los Angeles, enumeration district 46, p. 3-A, family 52.
  4. ^ Passenger list, S.S. Transylvania, port of New York, 20 August 1931.

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