Flicks in Five with 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.
- Flicks in Five: 'It's a Wonderful Life'
Just before its release at Christmas in 1946, composer Dimitri Tiomkin's original score to 'It's a Wonderful Life' was overhauled. On this week's Flicks in Five, we'll hear Tiomkin's original finale for the film.December 9, 2014
- Flicks in Five: Home Alone
John Williams provides a sentimental and lovely score to accompany the screwball comedy about a kid left alone at home at Christmastime.December 2, 2014
- Flicks in Five: Miracle on 34th Street
The first movie to be shot on location at the Macy's Day Parade in New York City, 'Miracle on 34th Street' was also the first major vehicle for then-child star Natalie Wood.November 25, 2014
- Flicks in Five: The Trolley Song
In 1944, the U.S. was embroiled in war. Back home, folks were going to the movies to bolster spirits. Some movies looked directly into the face of war, while others helped people escape for just a couple of hours. 'Meet Me in St. Louis' was one of the latter variety films.November 18, 2014
- Flicks in Five: 'The Umbrellas of Cherbourg'
Throughout the decades, certain songs or pieces of music from films find their way into the broader consciousness, often becoming radio hits. One such song, titled in English "I Will Wait for You", comes from a 1964 French film.November 11, 2014