Tag: Dimitri Tiomkin

BR: Adventures of Hajji Baba, The (1954)

BR: Adventures of Hajji Baba, The (1954)

February 15, 2019 | By

When Monogram Pictures morphed into Allied Artists around 1953, the poverty row studio took several cracks at B+ and the odd A-level picture during the mid-1950s, including their first foray into CinemaScope…

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DVD: Lost Horizon (1937)

DVD: Lost Horizon (1937)

July 1, 2013 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / J to L . Film: Very Good/ DVD Transfer: Excellent/ DVD Extras: Excellent Label: Sony / Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released: August 31, 1999 Genre: Fantasy / Adventure / Drama / Romance Synopsis: A British diplomat and fellow travellers are taken to a mysterious valley in the Himalayas […]

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

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

December 6, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / F . Rating: Excellent Label: La-La Land Records/ Released: March 13, 2012 Tracks & Album Length: 27 tracks / (65:00) . Special Notes: 24-page colour booklet with liner notes by Jeff Bond / Limited to 2500 copies. . Composer: Dimitri Tiomkin . . Review: Since the late thirties, Dimitri Tiomkin […]

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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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Doing it right: Gerhardt, Korngold, and RCA

Doing it right: Gerhardt, Korngold, and RCA

April 4, 2011 | By

First reviews of the newly remastered CDs of the classic RCA released, Charles Gerhardt conducted, George Korngold produced Classic Film Music series from the seventies, plus an appreciation of this enduring string of audiophile albums…

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CD: Lost Horizon – The Classic Film Music of Dimitri Tiomkin (1976)

CD: Lost Horizon – The Classic Film Music of Dimitri Tiomkin (1976)

April 4, 2011 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / J to L . Rating: Excellent Label: RCA Red Seal/ Released: October 19, 2010 Tracks & Album Length: 6 tracks / (45:51) . Special Notes: n/a. . Composer: Dimitri Tiomkin . . Review: Among the represented composers in Charles Gerhardt and George Korngold’s Classic Film Music series, Dimitri Tiomkin is […]

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