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Mighty Mouse Playhouse [and Mighty Mouse cartoons]

    (CBS Saturday Mornings, 1955 - 1956; and
     individual syndicated cartoon packages originally created
     for theatrical presentation by Paul Terry's Terry-Toons since 1942.)

    [several follow-up series used portions of this THEME, which included
     "The Adventures of Mighty Mouse" (Synd. by CBS Films, 1957 - 1958);
     "Mighty Mouse and the Mighty Heroes" (CBS, 1966 - 1967); and "The New 
      Adventures of Mighty Mouse and Heckle & Jeckle" (CBS, 1979 - 1982)]

Theme: "Mighty Mouse Theme (Here I Come To Save The Day)"

    [Above is title as filed for copyright in 1993;

     BMI title variation:
     aka: "Mighty Mouse";

     ASCAP title variations:
     aka: "Mighty Mouse Theme Song";
     aka: "Mighty Mouse Playhouse Theme";
     aka: "Here I Come To Save The Day"]

     Composers: music by Philip A. Scheib (BMI), with
                lyric by Marshall Barer (ASCAP)
               [a writer/producer for "Golden Records"]

     1978 Publisher: [not found in the ASCAP Performance Index, 1978]

     1986 Publisher:  Viacom Enterprises (ASCAP) [credit on CD]

     2001 Publishers: Viacom Music (BMI),
                         of New York, NY; and
                      VSC Compositions, Inc. (ASCAP),
                         a div. of Viacom Enterprises,
                         c/o Famous Music Corporation,
                         of Los Angeles, CA
      
     Composition Date: between 1944 - 1953 [still under investigation;

     Although earlier Terrytoons cartoons featuring the character 
     "Mighty Mouse" or "SuperMouse" had been produced since 1942,
     in the "Catalog of Copyright Entries" for Motion Pictures (the
     1940 Vol.) the first "Mighty Mouse" cartoon which includes the
     credit "music, Philip A. Schreib" was filed for copyright on
     September 1, 1944; no music credit was given for earlier
     "Mighty Mouse" cartoons filed for copyright;

     In correspondence with Reg Fulton, a good friend of Marshall 
     Barer who inherited his papers, it was learned that lyricist 
     Barer was a writer/producer for "Golden Records", the famous 
     U. S. children's record label of the 1940s - 1950s; so it may
     well be that the THEME song was written in conjunction with
     a series of records featuring "Mighty Mouse" adventures; 

     one version of Marshall Barer's ASCAP accounting statement 
     lists the date of 1953 as the earliest date associated with 
     this composition; So although the only known music copyright 
     wasn't filed until 1993, the actual composition of this THEME 
     must have taken place sometime after 1944 and before 1953]

     Published Piano/Vocal Date: Sep. 20, 1993; PA-665-445.

     Recordings:


Opening Producers' Signature: "Terrytoons Theme"

    [BMI title variation:
     aka: "Terrytoons";

     This was used as an "umbrella signature" on older Terrytoons 
     cartoons; especially the ones created for theatrical release]

     Composer: Philip A. Scheib (BMI)

     1978 Publisher: [not found in the ASCAP Performance Index, 1978]

     2001 Publishers: Viacom Music (BMI),
                         of New York, NY
      
     Composition Date:

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal  Date:

     Recordings:


Closing Producers' Signature: "Terrytoons Credit End Titles"

    [BMI title variation:
     aka: "Terrytoons End Titles";
     aka: "Terrytoons End Title Music";
     aka: "Terrytoons"]

     Composer: Philip A. Scheib (BMI)

     1978 Publisher: [not found in the ASCAP Performance Index, 1978]

     2001 Publishers: Viacom Music (BMI),
                         of New York, NY
      
     Composition Date:

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal  Date:

     Recordings:









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