Tag: Bruce Kimmel

A Scent of Mystery and a Holiday in Spain – Part 1

A Scent of Mystery and a Holiday in Spain – Part 1

December 15, 2014 | By

Scent of Mystery aka Holiday in Spain makes its premiere debut on home video, and alongside a review of the new Blu-ray, there a review of the Kritzerland soundtrack CD + interviews with Cinerama preservationist Dave Strohmaier and Redwind Productions producer Brian Jamieson.

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BR: Scent of Mystery / Holiday in Spain (1960 / 1962)

BR: Scent of Mystery / Holiday in Spain (1960 / 1962)

December 15, 2014 | By

Holiday in Spain / Scent of Mystery was initially planned as an alternative evolution of film exhibition by its original benefactor, Mike Todd, one of the partners in the 3-panel, super-widescreen format Cinerama in the early fifties. Widescreen films had existed as early as the twenties and early thirties…

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Stagecoach 2.0

Stagecoach 2.0

October 28, 2011 | By

Review of Twilight Time’s gorgeous Stagecoach (1966) DVD, plus some editorial blather on remakes, and Kritzerland’s new 2-disc Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968) CD set, plus multimedia links.

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Soundtrack producer interviews & other news

Soundtrack producer interviews & other news

December 3, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Just uploaded are interviews with soundtrack producers Bruce Kimmell (Kritzerland Records) and George Fox (2M1 Records), a link to my Rue Morgue blog on The Revue Cinema’s recent screening of The Shining, and sundry heads-up of important screenings this coming week, including The Grey Fox, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Blade Runner, and Die Hard…

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BRUCE KIMMEL / KRITZERLAND RECORDS (2010)

BRUCE KIMMEL / KRITZERLAND RECORDS (2010)

December 1, 2010 | By

In the two years since the release of Stephen Sondheim’s Evening Primrose (1967), Kritzerland Records’ catalogue of classic film score titles has grown to include many premiere releases, allowing fans to scratch off titles from their Wish Lists, and hope maybe another impossible gem might appear on the horizon.

In our second Q&A, producer Bruce Kimmel discusses the inimitable music of Albert Glasser, and the 2-CD release of Hugo Friedhofer’s One-Eyed Jacks (1961), perhaps the composer’s last great score prior to his moving into TV, where the work was more steady, and differently affected by studio politics, egos, and the music editor’s sharp scissors…

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BRUCE KIMMEL / KRITZERLAND RECORDS (2008)

BRUCE KIMMEL / KRITZERLAND RECORDS (2008)

October 20, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Return to: Home / Exclusive Interviews & Profiles / Music Producers . Interviewed in June for Kritzerland’s latest CD release, the original recording for Stephen Sondheim’s Evening Primrose, label bigwig Bruce Kimmel provides some backgound on this rare Sondheim work that’s pretty much been hidden from view since it’s telecast in 1966 on ABC, as […]

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