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Name: Marvin Hatley  
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Date of Birth: 3rd April 1905
Place of Birth: Reed, Oklahoma, USA
Profession: Composer
From Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia

Thomas Marvin Hatley (April 3, 1905 - August 23, 1986) was an American film composer and musical director, best known for his work for the Hal Roach studio from 1929 until 1940.

Hatley wrote many of the musical cues appearing in the Our Gang, Laurel and Hardy, and Charley Chase films. His most memorable composition is "The Cookoo Song", which serves as Laurel and Hardy's theme song. His work in Laurel and Hardy's 1937 film Way Out West earned him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Original Score.

Marvin Hatley was a native of Reed, Oklahoma. He died on August 23, 1986 in Hollywood, California.

External link

  • Marvin Hatley at the Internet Movie Database

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