Flicks in Five with Lynne Warfel

Lynne Warfel

Every Saturday at 10 a.m. and Tuesday at 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Lynne Warfel takes a close look at great films, their scores and the stories behind the cameras... all in five minutes.

Recent Episodes

  • Auda, Lawrence & AliFlicks in Five: Maurice Jarre
    Once a relatively unknown young French composer was hired to bring "Lawrence of Arabia" to life, director David Lean never let him go. Maurice Jarre went on to score nearly all of Lean's films, and his success with "Lawrence" was quickly followed by "Dr. Zhivago." The score that started it all for Lean and Jarre, "Lawrence of Arabia."April 28, 2012
  • Still from GoldfingerFlicks in Five: John Barry
    While John Barry's Oscars and Oscars nominations came from love stories and epics like "Out of Africa", "A Passage to India", "Born Free". "Dances with Wolves", his first big movie break came when a fellow composer was struggling to find a theme for a movie's main character. Barry stepped in and wrote the melody that is forever identified with Bond, James Bond. He went on to score nearly a dozen Bond movies, and one of the all time favorites is "Goldfinger."April 21, 2012
  • Still of Shirley Jones and Gordon MacRaeFlicks in Five: Rodgers and Hammerstein
    While Jerome Kern's Showboat changed the face of American musical theater history in the late 1930s, form the 1940s on the undisputed kings of the genre were Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein. And they showed the world how to do it when they turned Broadway successes into Hollywood hits like "The King and I," "Oklahoma" and our featured music on Flicks in Five, "Carousel."March 31, 2012
  • A still from The Quiet ManFlicks in Five: The Quiet Man
    To celebrate St. Patrick's Day Flicks in Five looks at John Ford's 1952 classic film about an American prize fighter visiting Ireland. John Wayne gets more than he bargained for: a romance with a fiery Irish lass played by Maureen O'Hara, and in one of the best comic fights of all time with Victor McLaughlin. John Wayne starred as "the Quiet Man," and for the score, Victor Young made a detailed study of original Irish folk tunes.March 17, 2012
  • Still from Star Wars: Episode IV - A New HopeFlicks in Five: Star Wars
    In 1977, a film collaboration between a director and composer began that became one of the most successful in all of film history. Geroge Lucas met his musical equal in providing music for sci-fi's equivalent of The Ring Cycle, "Star Wars." Six films and billions of dollars later, Williams' music stands as some of the best movie music of all time.March 10, 2012