"Sing Song Girl" (1930)

A (2007) YouTube clip using Sing Song Girl (1930) edited by "Grzegorz".
LeRoy Shield accompanied many Victor solo artists. Recording: Leroy Shield & the Victor Hollywood Orchestra vocal by James Blackstone - written by Joseph McCarthy/James F. Halley (1930)


Shield's Cameo Film Appearance (1931)

Leroy Shield appeared as a bandleader in the Thelma Todd /ZaSu Pitts comedy "Let's Do Things". The segment was filmed March 4-12, 1931; release date was June 6th.


"We're Out For Fun" (1936)

This is a montage of several film fragments spliced together by Piet Schreuders, who reconstructed this and many other tunes for the Beau Hunks orchestra. "We're Out for Fun" by Leroy Shield is one of the recurring musical themes of the Hal Roach comedies. It was originally composed for "Our Relations" (1936) but recycled for "County Hospital" and "Perfect Day" in 1937.


"The Moon And You" (1936)

Vince Giordano And The Nighthawks perform "The Moon and You" at JazzFest - Drew University - Madison N.J. - June 6, 2009

Graphic artist Robert Crumb tells Piet Schreuders how much he loves the music of Shield from the Hal Roach comedies.
Companion article: "Crumb on Shield".


"Notre Dame Shift March" (1934)

On September 17, 1934 mr. Roy Shield (aka Leroy Shield), Musical Director at NBC, visited South Bend, Indiana to witness the premiere of the "Notre Dame Shift March" he had composed especially for the football team. Presented by coach Elmer Layden. (Thanks to Grinberg Film Libraries, New York)


"Streamline Susie" © 1935 LeRoy Shield / Roy Shield Music Company

Performed live at the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, February 19, 2000, Conductor: Jurjen Hempel, Featuring Gert-Jan Blom (bass), Janwillem Nelleke (piano), Menno Daams (trumpet), Ilona de Groot and Tineke de Jong (violins), David Kweksilber (sax), Robert Veen (sax), Jilt Jansma and Andy Bruce (trombones), Louis Debij (drums)
From the DVD: "The Beau Hunks Live at the Concertgebouw" BASTA 3091 042N

"Crow Hop" © 1935 LeRoy Shield / Roy Shield Music Company

Live accompaniment of the comedy "Their Purple Moment" (1928) with Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Anita Garvin, Kay Deslys, Jimmy Aubrey, Fay Holderness, Lyle Tayo, Leo Willis, Jack Hill, Retta Palmer, Stanley (Tiny) Sandford, Sam Lufkin, Ed Brandenberg, Patsy O’Byrne, Dorothy Walbert.
Performed live at the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, February 19, 2000. Conductor: Peter Stöve
From the DVD: "The Beau Hunks Live at the Concertgebouw" BASTA 3091 042N


"You Are The One I Love" © 1930 LeRoy Shield / Roy Shield Music Company

Live accompaniment of the comedy "Their Purple Moment" (1928) with Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Anita Garvin, Kay Deslys, Jimmy Aubrey, Fay Holderness, Lyle Tayo, Leo Willis, Jack Hill, Retta Palmer, Stanley (Tiny) Sandford, Sam Lufkin, Ed Brandenberg, Patsy O’Byrne, Dorothy Walbert.
Performed live at the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, February 19, 2000, Conductor: Peter Stöve, Featuring Robert Veen and Ronald Jansen Heijtmajer (saxes)
From the DVD: "The Beau Hunks Live at the Concertgebouw" BASTA 3091 042N


"Look At Him Now" © 1931 LeRoy Shield / Roy Shield Music Company

Here is another example demonstrating Piet Schreuders' splicing of multiple movie clips in order to make a single music track that is free of dialogue, sound effects and hiss.

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