Louis SilversShow Count: 53
Series Count: 1
Role: Old Time Radio Star
Born: September 6, 1889, New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: March 26, 1954, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Louis "Lou" Silvers (September 6, 1889 – March 26, 1954) was an American film score composer whose work has been used in more than 250 movies. In 1935, he won an Academy Award for Best Original Score for One Night of Love.
Early life and career
Born in New York City, Silvers scored a D. W. Griffith film with sound sequences Dream Street (1921) and the part-talking feature film The Jazz Singer (1927). He was also music director for Lux Radio Theater for most of its long run (1934–1955). He is also the composer of "April Showers" (1921).
|Lux Radio Theater|
Show Count: 708
Broadcast History: 13 October 1934 to 7 June 1955
Sponsor: Lever Brothers for Lux Soap
Cast: Cecil B DeMille, Herbert Marshall, William Keighley
Director: Cecil B DeMille, Fred MacKaye, Anthony Stanford, Frank Woodruff, Earl Ebi
Producer: Cecil B DeMille, Fred MacKaye, Anthony Stanford, Frank Woodruff, Earl Ebi
Host: Irving Cummings, Cecil B. DeMille, William Keighley