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Music by Max Steiner
Language: en
Pages: 424
Authors: Steven C. Smith
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-10 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

During a seven-decade career that spanned from 19th century Vienna to 1920s Broadway to the golden age of Hollywood, three-time Academy Award winner Max Steiner did more than any other composer to introduce and establish the language of film music. Indeed, revered contemporary film composers like John Williams and Danny
Hollywood Musicals Nominated for Best Picture
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Frederick G. Vogel
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-02 - Publisher: McFarland

Only one year after the presentation of the first Academy Awards on May 16, 1929, two musicals joined the select group of five films nominated for Best Picture. One, The Broadway Melody, won the award, and since then, 37 additional musicals have received Best Picture nominations. Of those, nine have
The Many Cinemas of Michael Curtiz
Language: en
Pages: 348
Authors: R. Barton Palmer, Murray Pomerance
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07-02 - Publisher: University of Texas Press

Hollywood—Casablanca , Yankee Doodle Dandy , The Sea Hawk , White Christmas, and Mildred Pierce, to name only a few. The most prolific and consistently successful Hollywood generalist with an all-embracing interest in different forms of narrative and spectacle, Curtiz made around a hundred films in an astonishing range of
Max Steiner
Language: en
Pages: 282
Authors: Peter Wegele
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-24 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

This biography of Steiner provides insight into how the film music industry worked and functioned during the Golden era of film scores. The central part of this work is an analysis of Steiner’s score to Casablanca from a musician’s point of view. The author also compares Steiner’s work with several
Catalog of Copyright Entries
Language: en
Authors: Library of Congress. Copyright Office
Categories: Copyright
Type: BOOK - Published: 1954 - Publisher:

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