Le Diner De Cons / Le Jaguar / Le Placard Pomme 952872 (France) 29.99
Harrison's Flowers EMI 531316 (France) 29.99
Monkeybone Varese 66227 15.99
(49:08) New Brendan Fraser movie has wild, busy score for orchestra and
chorus. Frenzied music for nightmares - with a wink.
MICHAEL J. LEWIS
Island Of Adventure / On The Third Day (Promo) 24.99
Le Pacte Des Loups Virgin 50933 (France) 24.99
(70:39) Grim new European action movie set in 1766 carries music to
Dark, percussive sections mingle with orchestral action music and
electronic sounds. Spanish colors add to flavor. Crisp, vibrant
ALFRED NEWMAN / CYRIL MOCKRIDGE
How To Marry A Millionaire FSM 24.99
The Razor's Edge Tsunami 0622 (Germany) 21.99
Cleopatra Varese 66224 (2 CD Set) 23.99
(151:01) Two-disc premier of complete original soundtrack in stereo.
Cleopatra, Caesar, Antony, Egypt, Rome captured in music by turns
sensitive, dramatic, passionate, exotic, powerful. Lengthy sea battle
one of many highlights. Great score, lovingly restored, becomes
"must have" release!
RIZ ORTOLANI / OLIVER NELSON
Biggest Bundle Of Them All / Zigzag Chapter III 37503 14.99
(61:12) Biggest Bundle (32:11) is 1968 comic gangster movie with Raquel
Welch. Swinging sixties music. Zigzag (29:00) is complex 1970 George
Kennedy thriller. Score combines jazz with suspense. Same contents as
original MGM albums.
Dune (Sci-Fi Channel miniseries) GNP 8071 13.99
(67:16) Sci Fi Channel mini-series of Frank Herbert's classic tale has
symphonic score played by City of Prague Philharmonic. Traditional
Middle Eastern colors, action music.
Hotel Paradiso / The Comedians Chapter III 37504 14.99
(72:52) Two movies directed by Peter Glenville. Hotel Paradiso (38:55)
1966 romp in 19th century Paris. Chamber-size orchestra recreates moods
manners of the day. Comedians (33:56) is 1967 Burton/Taylor political
thriller set in Haiti. Evocative, serious score for orchestra,
Same contents as original MGM albums.
El Cid Chapter III 37502 14.99
(42:43) Classic 1961 MGM album gets yet another reissue with same
Splendor, excitement of 11th-century Spain, plus Rozsa's finest love
of all time. Genuine masterpiece begs for "restoration".
The V.I.P.s Chapter III 37501 14.99
(40:49) 1963 Burton/Taylor and the super-rich in London airport get lush
Rozsa score for large orchestra. Florid, melodic, dramatic. Same
as original MGM album.
The World, The Flesh And The Devil TT 3018 (Germany) 21.99
Kelly's Heroes / The Cincinnati Kid Chapter III 1000 14.99
(65:57) Kelly's Heroes (31:42) is 1970 WW II Clint Eastwood heist movie
with hip, flavorful music. "Burning Bridges" a familiar tune. Some tape
deterioration is evident. Cincinnati Kid (34:14) is 1965 Steve McQueen
poker movie set in New Orleans of the thirties. Music captures mood,
passion, decay of the era. Very strong main theme for orchestra,
Ray Charles sings too. Same contents as original MGM albums.