Tag: Samuel Bronston

CD: El Cid (1961) – 3-CD 2008 Tadlow re-recording

CD: El Cid (1961) – 3-CD 2008 Tadlow re-recording

December 7, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / E . Rating: Excellent Label: Tadlow Music/ Released: September 1, 2008 Tracks & Album Length: 55 / (2 hrs 53 mins.) . Special Notes:  28-page colour booklet with liner notes, intros by director/El Cid uber-fan Martin Scorsese and the composer’s daughter, Juliet Rozsa, plus track notes and closing notes by […]

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DVD: El Cid (1961)

DVD: El Cid (1961)

December 6, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / E . Film: Excellent/ DVD Transfer: Excellent / DVD Extras: Excellent Label: Genius Products/ Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released: January 29, 2008 Genre: Historical Epic / Biography Synopsis: The life of El Cid, the legendary hero who fought to unite 11th century Spain. Special Features: . 4-page colour […]

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DVD: Fall of the Roman Empire, The (1964)

DVD: Fall of the Roman Empire, The (1964)

December 6, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / F . Film: Very Good/ DVD Transfer: Excellent/ DVD Extras: Excellent Label: Genius Products/ Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released: April 29, 2008 Genre: Historical Epic / Roman History Synopsis: The love life of a Roman general is repeatedly thwarted when kooky Emperor Commodus realigns Rome’s focus from an […]

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Samuel Bronston, Part I

Samuel Bronston, Part I

November 24, 2011 | By

Editorial blather and film review of Samuel Bronston’s epic production of 55 Days at Peking (1963), recently screened at the TIFF Bell Lightbox, plus a review of La-La Land’s new 2-CD soundtrack album featuring Dimitri Tiomkin’s complete Boom-De-Boom score.

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Film: 55 Days at Peking (1963)

Film: 55 Days at Peking (1963)

November 24, 2011 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / F . Film: Good/ DVD Transfer: n/a / DVD Extras: n/a Label: n/a / Region: n/a / Released: n/a Genre: Historical Drama / Action / Epic Synopsis: Members of the Eight-Nation Alliance fight for their lives when rebellious Boxers surround their compound in Peking, China, circa 1900. Special Features: n/a . […]

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CD: 55 Days at Peking (1963)

CD: 55 Days at Peking (1963)

November 24, 2011 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / F . Rating: Excellent Label: La-La Land Records / Released: October 25, 2011 Tracks & Album Length:  CD1: 28 tracks / (55:49)CD2: 29 tracks / (58:24) . Special Notes: 24-page colour booklet with liner notes by Frank K. DeWald / Limited to 2500 copies.. . Composer: Dimitri Tiomkin . . Review: […]

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