Saturday Cinema: Summer Blockbusters

by Lynne Warfel
June 21, 2014
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As summer has officially begun, Lynne Warfel celebrates on this week's Saturday Cinema with scores from films that were summer blockbusters or classic summer releases.

Playlist

Steiner: Suite from Gone with the Wind
National Philharmonic/Gerhardt
RCA 452

Arlen: The Wizard of Oz Suite
Studio Orchestra
John Williams guitar
Sony 6300

Mancini: Charade
Royal Philharmonic Pops/Mancini
Henry Mancini, piano
Denon 2320

Vangelis: Chariots of Fire
Boston Pops
Phillips 411037

Williams: Suite from Star Wars
Denver Brass
Klavier 77038

Herrmann: Citizen Kane Suite
National Philharmonic/Gerhardt
Kiri te Kanwa, soprano
RCA 707

Star Wars original 1977 trailer:

Citizen Kane original 1941 trailer:

Chariots of Fire U.K. re-release trailer: