Ep 8: Hollywood Nocturne -- Classic Film Noir Scores, with Steven C. Smith (Part 2)

Ep 8: Hollywood Nocturne -- Classic Film Noir Scores, with Steven C. Smith (Part 2)

Part 2 of our survey of film noir musical scores and their composers, with Emmy-nominated producer and author Steven C. Smith, covers the following composers and film scores:

Bernard Herrmann - Concerto Macabre Part 1 (1:55), Part 2 (9:50), from Hangover Square

Max Steiner - White Heat (18:55)

Alfred Newman - Cry Of The City (22:20)

Max Steiner - Treasure of the Sierra Madre (25:10), Mildred Pierce (27:25)

Franz Waxman - Sunset Blvd (31:10)

Dmitri Tiomkin - Angel Face (37:50)

Bernard Herrmann - On Dangerous Ground (41:50)

David Raksin - The Big Combo (47:00)

Arthur Schwartz - The Band Wagon (MGM musical noir parody) (49:30)

NOIR CITY DC schedule and ticket info available here: http://afi.com/silver/films/2017/p83/headnotes.aspx#noir-city-dc

The FNF is co-presenting a screening of Gaslight at AFI Silver with a post-movie discussion panel on "gaslighting": https://silver.afi.com/Browsing/Movies/Details/m-0100000121

Steven C. Smith's "Bernard Herrmann and the Music of Desire: An essay on the Composer’s Noir soundtracks" from NOIR CITY #3: http://www.noircitymag.com/noir_city_3.html

A Heart At Fire's Center: The Life And Music Of Bernard Herrmann: https://www.amazon.com/Heart-Fires-Center-Bernard-Herrmann/dp/0520229398

Woody Haut's "On The Down Beat: Investigating the Special Relationship Between Film Noir and Jazz" from NOIR CITY #15: http://www.noircitymag.com/noir_city_15.html

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Intro music: Theme from Kansas City Confidential, by Paul Sawtell.

Exit music: Theme from Chinatown, by Jerry Goldsmith.

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