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Josh Waletzky

Music for the Movies: Bernard Herrmann

Edition 1993
58' - 1992 - Biography, Documentary - Dialogue: French, English
Director: Josh Waletzky Composer: Bernard Herrmann With: Bernard Herrmann, Lucille Fletcher, Elmer Bernstein, James Stewart, Claude Chabrol, Martin Scorsese
The film explores the work of a compo­ser who created music for over 50 films, collaborating with such directors as Orson Welles, Nicholas Ray, and Martin Scorsese. Best remembered for his 12-year collaboration with Hitchcock on such classics as Vertigo, North by Northwest, and Psycho, Herrmann pioneered many fundamental techniques of film scoring in the course of his 35-year career. The documentary focuses on Hermann's influence on the role of music in film, emphasizing the importance of scoring as an essential element of filmmaking.

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Credits

Director

Josh Waletzky

Composer

Bernard Herrmann

With

Bernard Herrmann, Lucille Fletcher, Elmer Bernstein, James Stewart, Claude Chabrol, Martin Scorsese

Director of Photography

Mark Daniels, Jerry Feldman

Editor

Josh Waletzky

Producer

Judy Aley

More information

Dialogue

French, English

Countries of production

United Kingdom, France

Year

1992

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