Complete Guide to Film Scoring: The Art and Business of by Richard Davis

By Richard Davis

A vital source for either scholars and pros, supplying smart perception into the enterprise, method, and paintings of writing track for movie and television. Interviews with most sensible movie scoring execs upload the invaluable perception of the knowledge that includes event.

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Surprisingly, Reinhold and Ashton generated a lot of the humor — a point lost in the subsequent sequels. Beverly Hills Cop spawned two top five songs: the instrumental “Axel F” by Harold Faltermeyer and “The Heat Is On” by former Eagle Glenn Frey. After appearing in the panned pictures The Best Defense (¡984) and The Golden Child (¡986), Murphy reprised his role as Axel Foley for the noisy, overproduced Beverly Hills Cop II (¡987). This sequel featured a Stallone connection, too, since lead actress Brigitte Nielsen was once married to Sly.

Sally Field lived with two husbands in Kiss Me Goodbye (¡982), but one of them was a ghost (thus, according to the law, she was not a bigamist). Jean Seberg had two husbands in the gold rush musical Paint Your Wagon (¡969), but that’s only because Lee Marvin and Clint Eastwood bought her wifely services jointly at an auction. The movie bigamist with the most spouses was the one found dead on the floor of a hotel room in the beginning of ¡5 Wives (¡934). Needless to say, there was no shortage of murder suspects.

The mutant, pollution-made monster in John Frankenheimer’s Prophecy (¡979) looked like a conglomeration of several animals, but it was probably more bear than anything else. In the o›beat ¡96¡ fantasy The Two Little Bears, Eddie Albert discovered that his two little children could turn into bear cubs at night. Director-actor Jean Renoir dressed as a bear to attend the climactic country manor costume party in his classic social satire The Rules of the Game (¡939). Natassja Kinski sported a bear costume as well in John Irving’s The Hotel New Hampshire (¡984).

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