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R. Dale Butts (1910–1990)

For thirteen years, Butts was the chief pianist and arranger for NBC Radio in Chicago. He left for Hollywood in 1941 and joined Republic Studios as staff composer in 1943. Nominated for his original score: "Flame of the Barbara Coast" in 1945. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

Known For

Flame of Barbary Coast Music Department
(1945)
Headline Hunters Music Department
(1955)
The Fighting Chance Music Department
(1955)
The Crimson Key Composer
(1947)

Filmography

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  Laramie (TV Series) (composer - 2 episodes, 1961) (original music - 1 episode, 1961)
- Men in Shadows (1961) ... (composer: additional music)
- Badge of the Outsider (1961) ... (original music)
- Bitter Glory (1961) ... (composer: additional music)
 1958 Missile Monsters (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1958 Satan's Satellites (composer: stock music - archive footage, uncredited)
 1957 Spoilers of the Forest (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1957 Hell's Crossroads (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1957 Affair in Reno (composer: stock music - uncredited) / (music supervisor)
 1957 Duel at Apache Wells (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1956 Accused of Murder (composer: stock music - uncredited) / (music supervisor)
 1956 The Maverick Queen (additional orchestrator - uncredited)
 1956 When Gangland Strikes (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1956 Come Next Spring (additional orchestrator - uncredited)
 1955 The Fighting Chance (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1955 Flame of the Islands (additional orchestrator - uncredited)
 1955 Headline Hunters (music supervisor - uncredited)
 1955 King of the Carnival (musical director)
 1955 Double Jeopardy (music supervisor - uncredited)
 1955 I Cover the Underworld (musical director - uncredited)
 1955 Santa Fe Passage (musical director - uncredited)
 1955 The Eternal Sea (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1954 Hell's Outpost (musical director - uncredited)
 1954 Trouble in the Glen (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1954 Jubilee Trail (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1953 Flight Nurse (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1953 El Paso Stampede (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1953 Bandits of the West (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1953 Down Laredo Way (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1953 Sweethearts on Parade (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1953 Canadian Mounties vs. Atomic Invaders (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1953 Savage Frontier (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1953 Iron Mountain Trail (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1953 The Lady Wants Mink (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1953 Woman They Almost Lynched (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1953 The Sun Shines Bright (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1953 Marshal of Cedar Rock (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1953 Jungle Drums of Africa (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1952 Thunderbirds (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1952 Woman in the Dark (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1952 Montana Belle (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1952 South Pacific Trail (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1952 Old Oklahoma Plains (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1952 Zombies of the Stratosphere (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1952 Thundering Caravans (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1952 The Quiet Man (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1952 Black Hills Ambush (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1952 Border Saddlemates (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1952 Wild Horse Ambush (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1952 The Fabulous Senorita (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1952 Oklahoma Annie (additional orchestrator - uncredited) / (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1952 Leadville Gunslinger (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1952 Colorado Sundown (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1952 Captive of Billy the Kid (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1952 Radar Men from the Moon (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 Desert of Lost Men (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 Street Bandits (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 Utah Wagon Train (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 Arizona Manhunt (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 Havana Rose (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1951 Fort Dodge Stampede (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 Rodeo King and the Senorita (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 Government Agents vs Phantom Legion (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 The Dakota Kid (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 Secrets of Monte Carlo (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 Million Dollar Pursuit (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 Wells Fargo Gunmaster (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 Buckaroo Sheriff of Texas (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 Don Daredevil Rides Again (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 Thunder in God's Country (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 Insurance Investigator (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 Silver City Bonanza (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 Night Riders of Montana (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 Missing Women (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 Rough Riders of Durango (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1951 Belle Le Grand (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1951 The Pride of Maryland (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 California Passage (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1950 The Missourians (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 Under Mexicali Stars (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 Flying Disc Man from Mars (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 Rustlers on Horseback (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 Sunset in the West (musical director)
 1950 Prisoners in Petticoats (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 Redwood Forest Trail (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 Frisco Tornado (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 Lonely Heart Bandits (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 The Showdown (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1950 Vigilante Hideout (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 Jungle Stampede (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 The Old Frontier (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 Trial Without Jury (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 Covered Wagon Raid (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 Destination Big House (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 Hills of Oklahoma (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1950 The Savage Horde (musical director - uncredited)
 1950 The Invisible Monster (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 Salt Lake Raiders (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 The Arizona Cowboy (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 The Vanishing Westerner (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 Harbor of Missing Men (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 Code of the Silver Sage (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 House by the River (orchestrator)
 1950 Federal Agent at Large (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 Belle of Old Mexico (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1950 Tarnished (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 Unmasked (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1950 The Blonde Bandit (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 Powder River Rustlers (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 Pioneer Marshal (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 Radar Patrol vs. Spy King (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 The Golden Stallion (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1949 Alias the Champ (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 Navajo Trail Raiders (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 San Antone Ambush (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 Flame of Youth (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 The Fighting Kentuckian (orchestrator)
 1949 Post Office Investigator (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 The James Brothers of Missouri (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 Bandit King of Texas (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 Flaming Fury (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 South of Rio (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 The Wyoming Bandit (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 Law of the Golden West (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 Death Valley Gunfighter (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 Ghost of Zorro (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 Duke of Chicago (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 Hideout (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 The Red Pony (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1949 Daughter of the Jungle (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 Sheriff of Wichita (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1949 Rose of the Yukon (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1948 Wake of the Red Witch (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1948 Sundown in Santa Fe (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1948 Angel on the Amazon (additional orchestrator - uncredited)
 1948 Adventures of Frank and Jesse James (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1948 The Denver Kid (musical director)
 1948 Moonrise (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1948 Sons of Adventure (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1948 Train to Alcatraz (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1948 King of the Gamblers (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1948 The Bold Frontiersman (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1947 Bandits of Dark Canyon (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1947 On the Old Spanish Trail (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1947 Along the Oregon Trail (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1947 Spoilers of the North (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1947 Bells of San Angelo (composer: main and end title music - uncredited)
 1947 The Ghost Goes Wild (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1947 Last Frontier Uprising (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1947 Son of Zorro (composer: title music - uncredited)
 1946 Affairs of Geraldine (orchestrator - as Dale Butts)
 1946 Plainsman and the Lady (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1946 Home in Oklahoma (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1946 Rio Grande Raiders (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1946 Earl Carroll Sketchbook (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1946 Red River Renegades (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1946 Night Train to Memphis (orchestrator - as Dale Butts)
 1946 My Pal Trigger (music arranger - uncredited) / (orchestral arrangements - as Dale Butts) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1946 One Exciting Week (orchestrator - as Dale Butts)
 1946 In Old Sacramento (orchestrator - as Dale Butts)
 1946 Rainbow Over Texas (orchestrator - as Dale Butts)
 1946 The Undercover Woman (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1946 Song of Arizona (orchestrator - as Dale Butts)
 1946 Crime of the Century (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1945 Song of Mexico (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1945 An Angel Comes to Brooklyn (orchestrator - as Dale Butts)
 1945 Dakota (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1945 Don't Fence Me In (orchestral arranger - as Dale Butts)
 1945 Sunset in El Dorado (orchestrator - as Dale Butts)
 1945/I Along the Navajo Trail (orchestrator - as Dale Butts)
 1945 Love, Honor and Goodbye (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1945 Tell It to a Star (orchestrator - as Dale Butts)
 1945 Hitchhike to Happiness (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1945 Steppin' in Society (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1945 Gangs of the Waterfront (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1945 Man from Oklahoma (orchestrator - as Dale Butts)
 1945 Bells of Rosarita (orchestrator)
 1945 Flame of Barbary Coast (orchestrator - as Dale Butts)
 1945 Earl Carroll Vanities (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1945 Utah (orchestrator - as Dale Butts)
 1945 Grissly's Millions (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1944 Lake Placid Serenade (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1944 Thoroughbreds (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1944 Zorro's Black Whip (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1944 Strangers in the Night (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1944 Song of Nevada (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1944 Three Little Sisters (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1944 Atlantic City (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1944 Goodnight, Sweetheart (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1944 Silent Partner (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1943 Here Comes Elmer (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1941 Desperate Cargo (composer: additional music - uncredited)
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