Flicks in Five with Lynne Warfel

Lynne Warfel

Every Saturday at 11 a.m. and Tuesdays 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

  • Still from Meet Me in St. LouisFlicks in Five: The Trolley Song
    1944: The year The US became involved in the European theater of war. Back home, folks were going to the movie theater to bolster spirits. Some movies looked directly in the face of war, while others helped people escape for just a couple of hours.June 16, 2012
  • Saving Private RyanFlicks in Five: Memorial Day
    For Memorial Day, a tribute to all who served: "Saving Private Ryan."May 26, 2012
  • DumboFlicks in Five: "Baby Mine" from Dumbo
    I wanted to pick just the "right" movie and composer for Mother's Day to pay tribute to the love, devotion and loyalty that epitomizes motherhood. There were so many movies, it was hard to choose: "Steel Magnolias", "I Remember Mama", "Little Women" in it's many movie incarnations. Then in a flash my favorite song about Moms came to mind, and a "real" Mom isn't involved. From the WWII-era "Dumbo", we hear Barbara Cook sing the Oscar Winning "Baby Mine." Bring the tissues!May 12, 2012
  • 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 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