Tag: Ernest Gold

BR: Inherit the Wind (1960)

BR: Inherit the Wind (1960)

March 7, 2015 | By

Stanley Kramer’s film version of Inherit the Wind may be a unique case in which a film not only eclipses the existence of original Broadway play upon which it’s based, but attempts to fill in some of the play’s factual omissions within Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee 1955 fictionalized version of the 1925 Scopes Monkey Trial…

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Anthony Quinn: a 1969 double-bill

Anthony Quinn: a 1969 double-bill

January 22, 2015 | By

Anthony Quinn stars in two flawed but worthy films from 1969: Daniel Mann’s A Dream of Kings (on DVD from Warner Archive) and Stanley Kramer’s The Secret of Santa Vittoria (on Blu from Twilight Time).

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BR: Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)

BR: Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)

January 21, 2015 | By

Abby Mann’s original 1959 Playhouse 90 teleplay was a risky venture in spite of being broadcast 15 years after the end of WWII, tackling the subject of Nazi atrocities when the general public (specifically American and European audiences) had little interest in hearing more tales about murdered Jews and details of something called concentration camps…

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BR: Secret of Santa Vittoria, The (1969)

BR: Secret of Santa Vittoria, The (1969)

January 21, 2015 | By

Based on the international best-selling novel by Robert Crichton and adapted by the venerable Ben Maddow and William Rose, The Secret of Santa Vittoria is often referred by affectionate fans as ‘that film about hiding wine from the Nazis’ during WWII, often without a full memory of the actual film title…

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CD: Ship of Fools (1965)

CD: Ship of Fools (1965)

December 6, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / S . Rating: Very Good Label: Monstrous Movie Music/ Released: March 27, 2012 Tracks & Album Length: 23 tracks / (57:06) . Special Notes: 16-page fold-out colour booklet with liner notes by CD co-producer David Shecter / Limited to 1000 copies. .. Composer: Ernest Gold . . Review: Monstrous Movie […]

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A Watery Apocalypse + Soundtrack News & Reviews

A Watery Apocalypse + Soundtrack News & Reviews

June 2, 2012 | By

Toronto’s Union Station floods because we’re not eating enough hard-boiled eggs; soundtrack news from Intrada, Kritzerland, and La-La Land; Rue Morgue CD reviews; plus CD reviews here of Ernest Gold’s The McCullochs (Monstrous Movie Music) and Pressure Point (Kritzerland), Maurice Jarre’s expanded A Walk in the Clouds (La-La Land), and the new 2-CD edition of Burt Bacharach’s Casino Royale (Quartet Records).

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CD: Pressure Point (1962)

CD: Pressure Point (1962)

June 2, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / P to R . Rating: Excellent Label: Kritzlerland / Released: December 28, 2009 Tracks & Album Length: 16 tracks / (35:28) . Special Notes: 8-page booklet with liner notes by producer Bruce Kimmel / Limited to 1000 copies.. . Composer: Ernest Gold . . Review: Dramatic jazz scores were in […]

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CD: McCullochs, The (1975)

CD: McCullochs, The (1975)

June 2, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / M . Rating: Excellent Label: Monstrous Movie Music / Released: March 27, 2012 Tracks & Album Length: 29 tracks / (39:47) . Special Notes: 16-page foldout colour booklet with extensive liner notes / Limited to 1000 copies. . Composer: Ernest Gold . . Review: Monstrous Movie Music’s production of this little-known […]

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DVD: It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad, World (1963)

DVD: It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad, World (1963)

September 18, 2011 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / I . Film: Very Good/ DVD Transfer: Very Good/ DVD Extras: Very Good Label: MGM/ Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released: September 18, 2001 Genre: Comedy / Slapstick / Cinerama Synopsis:  Several teams of ordinary nutbars race to the West Coast in search of a buried loot. Special Features: […]

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