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Hugo Friedhofer

the best years of his life : a Hollywood master of music for the movies

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Friedhofer, Hugo.,
    • Film composers -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Motion picture music -- United States -- History and criticism.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Linda Danly.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesFilmmakers series ;, no. 66
      ContributionsDanly, Linda.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML410.F87 H84 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 212 p. :
      Number of Pages212
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL387914M
      ISBN 100810835827
      LC Control Number98050959

      The Best Years of Our Lives (aka Glory for Me and Home Again) is a American drama film directed by William Wyler, and starring Myrna Loy, Fredric March, Dana Andrews, Teresa Wright, Virginia Mayo, and Harold film is about three United States servicemen re-adjusting to civilian life after coming home from World War II. Samuel Goldwyn was inspired to produce a film about Music by: Hugo Friedhofer, Emil Newman.   You can learn a lot about the power of music in film by looking at the smallest, most seemingly inconsequential scenes in a film. For my first Scene Analysis I will look at a short scene in E.T.. But before I begin, I would like you to read this fabulous quote from Hugo Friedhofer, golden age composer, taken from the book “Music Scoring for TV & Motion Pictures” by M. Skiles.

      Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Scarecrow Filmmakers: Hugo Friedhofer: The Best Years of His Life - A Hollywood Master of Music for the Movies 66 by Linda Danly (, Paperback, Reprint) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! Hugo Friedhofer. AKA Hugo Wilhelm Friedhofer. The Best Years of Our Lives. Birthplace: San Francisco, CA Location of death: Los Angeles, CA Cause of death: Accident - Fall.. [1] St. Vincent's Hospital, Los Angeles, CA. Father: Paul Mathias Friedhofer (b. Nov, d. Sep automobile accident) Mother: Eva König Wife: Elizabeth Barrett Born:

      Cinematography Rudolph Maté Film Editor Charles Nelson Music underscore Hugo Friedhofer Written by Marion Parsonnet, Jo Eisinger, E.A. Ellington Produced by Virginia Van Upp Directed by Charles Vidor Reviewed by Glenn Erickson Some of the best 'movie' times I remember were seeing classic pictures cold, with no knowledge beforehand. Back at. The Leonard Rosenman Appreciation Society. likes. Leonard Rosenman. Film And Television Music Composer, Conductor. Leonard Rosenman (September 7, Followers:


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Hugo Friedhofer, one of the great Hollywood film composers, was more than the consumate musician. His wit and his loving personality are shown in this engaging book. His analysis of music, composers, producers, films, actors and actresses is captivating.

Hugo worked with George Gerswhin, was close friends with Oscar Levant and had Bud Powell 5/5(2). Dave asked me to handle the press. I called the New York editor of the Arts and Leisure section had never heard of Hugo Friedhofer, and so the Times, which takes a Brahmin pride in being an American historical record, ignored the fall of one of the most important orchestral composers the United States ever produced, even though all his music was designed to enhance the emotional Author: Steven Cerra.

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Friedhofer became the leading orchestrator for Max Steiner, Erich Wolfgang Korngold, and Author: Linda Danly. Hugo Friedhofer (born May 3, in San Francisco, California, USA; died in Los Angeles, California, USA) was an American film music composer.

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Music Composed and Conducted by Hugo Friedhofer. Based on the book The Authentic Death of Hendry Jones by Charles Neider, the film’s first script was written by a young up-and-coming writer named Sam Peckinpah.

It was subsequently re-written by Calder Willingham and then Guy Trosper.Hugo Friedhofer The renowned film composer, Hugo Friedhofer, was a paradoxical figure.

On the one hand, he was surely one of the most learned, most accomplished members of our profession: a fine composer, a master of the orchestra, quick to perceive what was required of the music for a film and sure-footed in providing that music.The brilliance of Hugo Friedhofer's music makes it as integral to the movie as the movie itself.

From the opening fanfare to the bouncy rhythms as the trio tour Boone City by cab to the hazy and moody nocturnes of Fred's dream and the smoldering Al in the hallway to the heart-rending crescendo during the reading of General Doolittle's letter, the music is a vital character in this epic production.