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Film In Focus

 

A series of signifcant films and music scores
from the past (1930s-1960s)

 

 

1. THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES (1946)
Score by Hugo Friedhofer

By Steve Vertlieb

 

 

2. PLYMOUTH ADVENTURE (1952)
Score by Miklos Rozsa

By Roger Hall

 

 

 

3. KING KONG (1933)
Score by Max Steiner

By Steve Vertlieb and Roger Hall

 

 


4. THE TEN COMMANDMENTS (1956)
Score by Elmer Bernstein

By Jeffrey Dane (guest writer)

 

 

 

5. VERTIGO (1958)
Score by Bernard Herrmann

By Roger Hall

 

 

 

 

6. IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE (1946)
(Score by Dimitri Tiomkin)

By Roger Hall

 

 

 

7. THE SONG OF BERNADETTE (1943)
Score by Alfred Newman

By Roger Hall

 

 

 

 

8. SOME LIKE IT HOT (1959)
Score by Adolphe Deutsch

By Roger Hall

 


9. PSYCHO (1960)
Score by Bernard Herrmann

By Roger Hall

 

 

10. CITIZEN KANE (1941)
Score by bernard Herrmann

By Roger Hall

 

 

11. HIGH NOON (1952)
Score by Dimitri Tiomkin

By Roger Hall

 

 

12. TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD (1962)
Score by Elmer Bernstein

By Roger Hall

 

 

13. LAURA (1944)
Score by David Raksin

By Roger Hall

 

 

 

 

14. BEN-HUR (1959)
Score by Miklos Rozsa

By Roger Hall

 

 

 

 

15. SPARTACUS (1960)
Score by Alex North

By Roger Hall

 

16. THE FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE (1964)
Score by Dimitri Tiomkin

By Roger Hall

 

 

There are two DVDs
which have the complete
Film in Focus Series...

 

 

All 16 Film in Focus articles are available
on the DVD,
"As Time Goes By" - A Guide to Film Music
(6th edition, 2015),
with the complete book plus many articles and reviews, plus
two music albums and a video program. Read more,

CLICK HERE

 

 

The complete Film in Focus series
also available on this DVD:

Music Masters:
Fifteen Film Composers
by Roger Hall
(PineTree Productions, 2015)

Read more

CLICK HERE

 

 

 

 


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