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DAVID SCHECTER (C) / VALENTINO MUSIC LIBRARY

DAVID SCHECTER (C) / VALENTINO MUSIC LIBRARY

October 20, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Return to: Home / Exclusive Interviews & Profiles / Music Producers . In the DVD commentary for the Criterion edition of The Blob, director Irvin Yeaworth mentions the love theme both he and his wife wrote for the film, and how its sale to a music library ensured the music had extra longevity, appearing in […]

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DAVID SCHECTER (A) / HERMAN STEIN’S THE INTRUDER

DAVID SCHECTER (A) / HERMAN STEIN’S THE INTRUDER

October 20, 2010 | By

Return to: Home / Exclusive Interviews & Profiles / Music Producers . Back in 2005 we spoke with Monstrous Movie Music’s co-founder, David Schecter, shortly after the release of the company’s fine pair re-recorded score and cue compilation albums, Mighty Joe Young (and other Ray Harryhausen animation classics), and This Island Earth (and other alien […]

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DAVID SCHECTER (B) / RALPH CARMICHAEL’S THE BLOB

DAVID SCHECTER (B) / RALPH CARMICHAEL’S THE BLOB

October 20, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Return to: Home / Exclusive Interviews & Profiles / Music Producers . To fans of classic science-fiction, Ralph Carmichael is the composer of The Blob. You know, the 1958 production where a 27 year-old Steve McQueen applied his Method acting to become a high school senior, while surrounded by actors a bit closer in age […]

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BR: Maze, The (1953)

BR: Maze, The (1953)

April 28, 2018 | By

Film: Very Good Transfer:  Excellent Extras: Excellent Label:  Kino KL Studio Classics / Unobstructed View (Canada) Region: A Released:  April 24, 2018 Genre:  Mystery / Suspense / 3D Synopsis: A miffed finacee tracks down her beau to a Scottish castle, and refuses to leave until she uncovers the family secret that’s transformed him into a cold, indifferent […]

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BR: It Came from Outer Space (1953)

BR: It Came from Outer Space (1953)

November 30, 2016 | By

A sci-fi classic of the first order, It Came from Outer Space is packed with a mass of genre clichés, some of which were seeded in a script co-authored by Ray Bradbury, but the film remains oddly fresh, perhaps because it’s neither a full-on bug-eyed monster movie, nor a minimalist thriller…

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The Films of Jack H. Harris, Part 1: The Blob and its unlikely spawn

The Films of Jack H. Harris, Part 1: The Blob and its unlikely spawn

December 1, 2014 | By

First of a multi-part retrospective on producer Jack H. Harris starting with the original 1958 production of The Blob + its 1972 sequel, the 1988 remake (new on Blu from Twilight Time), Mario Bava’s fun Blob riff, Caltiki (1959) + respective soundtrack reviews.

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DVD: Blob, The (1958)

DVD: Blob, The (1958)

December 1, 2014 | By

The Blob is one of those sci-fi films several generations grew up watching on TV, scaring fans when they were kids, and providing good laughs from the movie’s bountiful clichés, and seeing 27 year old Steve McQueen earning his rent money playing a high school teenager…

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CD: Blob (and other creepy sounds), The (1958)

CD: Blob (and other creepy sounds), The (1958)

December 1, 2014 | By

Mention The Blob and the first sounds likely playing in your brain come from the film’s theme song, co-crafted by a young Burt Bacharach and performed by The Five Blobs (who else?), and while not deep or sophisticated – the lyrics are goofy, mouth pops punctuate the catch-phrase “Be-ware of the Blob” – like any evil music, it worms its way into your subconscious, ensuring that even while you’re sleeping, that looped tune will be the first thing to which you wake up…

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CD: It! The Terror from Beyond Space (1958)

CD: It! The Terror from Beyond Space (1958)

March 13, 2014 | By

Right from the urgent Main Title with its twirling brass and an unwavering sense of urgency, It! Just grabs the listener the way most classic B-movies were supposed to: hard, fast, and keeping the audience hypnotized and hungry for blood when nothing was happening (and maybe didn’t)…

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CD: She Demons (1958) / Astounding She-Monster, The (1957)

CD: She Demons (1958) / Astounding She-Monster, The (1957)

December 3, 2013 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / S . Rating: Excellent Label: Monstrous Movie Music/ Released: April 10, 2013 Tracks & Album Length: 53 tracks / (57:29) . Special Notes: 20-page colour booklet with liner notes by David Schecter. . Composers: Nicholas Carras / Guenther Kauer . . Review: MMM’s couplet themed around female invaders / demons […]

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