Cyril J. Mockridge

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Cyril J. Mockridge
Born (1896-08-06)August 6, 1896
London, England
Died January 18, 1979(1979-01-18) (aged 82)
Honolulu, Hawaii
Occupation(s) Film and television composer

Cyril J. Mockridge (August 6, 1896 – January 18, 1979) was an English film and television composer who composed the scores for such films as Cheaper by the Dozen, River of No Return and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance. Mockridge was nominated for an Academy Award for the 1955 film Guys and Dolls and also composed the theme music for television's Western Laramie.

Mockridge, who for years was a staff composer for Twentieth Century-Fox, frequently working with Alfred Newman and Alfred's brother Lionel, is buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles.[1]

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  1. ^ Wilson, Scott. Resting Places: The Burial Sites of More Than 14,000 Famous Persons, 3d ed.: 2 (Kindle Locations 32854-32860). McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. Kindle Edition.

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