Flicks in Five with 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.
- Alan Silvestri's Oscar-nominated score to 'Forrest Gump'
A film composer by trade, Alan Silvestri has been composing music for movies since the 1970s, but it's his frequent collaboration with director Robert Zemeckis that landed him an Oscar nomination for the 'Forrest Gump' score.July 20, 2013
- Flicks in Five: Jerome Moross
It is a sad fact that the musical world, especially the film music world, didn't have Jerome Moross for a longer time. But what he left us was indeed impressive. His best known film score is from "The Big Country", a rather oddball Western about an out of place retired sea captain played by Gregory Peck, who arrives in the "wild West" and inadvertently takes on the established system he finds.June 13, 2013
- Flicks in Five - South Pacific
Rodgers and Hammerstein try to top their success with "Oklahoma" when they filmed "South Pacific". Only two of the actors in the film are heard singing with their own voices.June 8, 2013
- Flicks in Five: The Longest Day
A very young Paul Anka, who had a part in the big-budget movie, wrote the theme song.May 17, 2013
- Flicks in Five: A Place in the Sun
A Place in the Sun was a 1951 black and white classic of intrigue, betrayal and murder based on Theodore Dreiser's 1925 novel, An American Tragedy.May 11, 2013