Flipper (children)

    (NBC Primetime, 1964 - 1968;
     NBC Weekends   1968 - 1969)

    [this children's adventure centered around the improbable
     story of a Florida family and their dolphin friend, named 
    "Flipper" -- because he had flippers -- it was a kind of 
     coastal version of "Lassie" set at a Florida marine refuge;

     This Ivan Tors production was spun off from a motion picture 
     he produced, which was distributed by MGM in 1963;

     a couple of sequels were attempted including a 1994 movie]

Theme: "Flipper (from the MGM movie 'Flipper')"

    [aka: "Theme from 'Flipper'";
     ASCAP Title variations...
     aka: "Flipper Theme";
     aka: "Flipper TV Theme"]

     Composers: music by Henry Vars (ASCAP) and
                lyric by By Dunham (ASCAP)
                        [professional name of William D. Dunham]

     1978 Publisher: Leo Feist, Inc. (ASCAP)

     2001 Publisher: EMI-Feist Catalog, Inc. (ASCAP)
                        c/o EMI Music Publishing, Inc.
                        of New York, NY

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