Dennis The Menace (sitcom, with Jay North as Dennis)

    (CBS, 1959 - 1963)

     Character actor Joseph Kearns played Dennis's nemesis Mr.
     Wilson, until the final season when the role was taken up 
     by Gale Gordon.

     Based upon the Hank Ketchum cartoon series. This TV series
     was the first of three, but was the only one which was a
     live-action series -- the other two were animated. There was
     also a 1952 novelty song sung by Rosemary Clooney written by
     Dick Manning and Al Hoffman, and a later feature film scored
     by Jerry Goldsmith.


Theme: "Dennis the Menace Theme Music"

    [aka: "Dennis the Menace Theme",
              aka: "Dennis the Menace"]

     Composers: William G. ("Bill") Loose (ASCAP/BMI) and
                John Seely (ASCAP/BMI)
               [professional name of Seely John Gilfilen]; with
                lyrics added later by Paul Parnes (ASCAP)
                
     1978 Publishers: Screen Gems-EMI Music Inc. (BMI), and
                      Colgems-EMI Music Co. (ASCAP) 

     1986 Publishers: Sam Fox Publishing Co., Inc. (ASCAP)
                         of Scottsdale, AZ

     2002 Publishers: [for current Title, Publisher and Licensing
                       information regarding this THEME...
                       contact Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) and
                       the American Society of Composers, Authors
                       and Publishers (ASCAP)]

    [filed under "Dennis the Menace Theme Music"]:
     Instrumental Copyright Date: Aug. 24, 1959; EU 590 919.
     Instrumental Renewal   Date: [not found]
     
    [filed under "Dennis the Menace"]:
     Vocal Copyright Date: December 15, 1960; EU 651 080.
     Vocal Renewal   Date: [not found]

     Recordings:
               TVT Records, NY



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