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Tugboat Annie (comedy-adventure, starring Minerva Urecal and Walter Sande)

     (Syndicated, 1958)

     [aka: "The Adventures of Tugboat Annie";

      This series was based upon a character in stories which appeared
      in "The Saturday Evening Post" magazine during the early 1930s,
      written by Norman Raine;

      The irascible female character who piloted a tugboat in the waters
      of the Pacific Northwest was developed into three comedy-adventure
      movies between 1933 and 1945;

      The first 1933 movie was produced by MGM; it featured Marie Dressler
      and Wallace Beery, and was scored by a number of uncredited composers
      including Irving Bibo, Walter Donaldson and Paul Marquardt; 

      The second movie produced in 1940 featured Marjorie Rambeau and Alan
      Hale (who was much later to play the Skipper on "Gilligan's Island";
      It was scored by Adolph Deutsch with uncredited cues by Max Steiner;

      The final movie in 1945 was a B-picture produced at Republic Studios
      scored by Edward J. Kay and featured Jane Darwell and Edgar Kennedy;
      
      On the TV show, character actress Minerva Urecal was featured in the
      title role; Walter Sande played rival tugboat Capt. Horatio Bullwinkle 
      in this series produced by Leon Fromkess with co-funding from the 
      British Independent Television Corporation (ITC); this TV version 
      suffered from predictable plots, and a low budget]


Theme 1: "Main Title Slow Tugboat Annie"

     Composer: Emil Newman (BMI)

     1978 Publisher:

     2001 Publisher: TPA Music Company, Inc. (BMI)
                        c/o EMI Entertainment World, Inc.
                        div. of EMI Music Publishing
                        of New York, NY

     Copyright Date: 
     Renewal   Date: 

     Recordings:


Theme 2: "Light Comedy And End Title"

     Composer: Emil Newman (BMI)

     1978 Publisher:

     2001 Publisher: TPA Music Company, Inc. (BMI)
                        c/o EMI Entertainment World, Inc.
                        div. of EMI Music Publishing
                        of New York, NY

     Copyright Date: 
     Renewal   Date: 

     Recordings:

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