Oops, sorry Shicorp, you already mentioned that. To their dismay, as winter approaches, the furnishings continue to be sold off as they have no luck. All the while she is stalking the older J. Meanwhile, Loco becomes acquainted with a grumpy businessman, Waldo Brewster. Hanley, whose worth is irreproachably large. Tom is very interested in Schatze, but she dismisses him, thinking he is poor. How to Marry a Millionaire aired in syndication for a total of two seasons.
Tom then proposes the men drink a toast to their unconscious wives. Realizing that the music was from a 1953 movie, I didn't have high expectations. The studio chose to present The Robe as its first CinemaScope production in late September or early October 1953 because it saw this film as being more family-friendly and attracting a larger audience to introduce its widescreen process. It has long been one of my favorites. Instead of three women looking to marry a millionaire man, the film depicts three men looking to marry a millionaire woman. The three astonished women faint dead away onto the floor.
Monroe as Pola, Grable as Loco, and Bacall as Schatze Resourceful Schatze Page, spunky Loco Dempsey, and ditzy Pola DeBevoise, rent a luxurious penthouse in New York City from Freddie Denmark, who is avoiding the by living in Europe. This prologue stands as a monumental tribute to Newman's stature at Fox and in Hollywood—that a studio would choose to introduce its new technology in such a fashion. Wow, was I ever glad I did! This serves to highlight CinemaScope's new four-track magnetic system and visuals. She tries repeatedly to brush him off as she sets her sights on the charming, classy widower J. Much of the rest of the score for consists of similarly familiar, preexisting compositions, including several pieces composed by.
This is overdue for a respin in the cd player. Schatze finds herself unable to go through with the wedding and confesses to J. Views include: ; ; the ; and in the opening sequence. For the body of How to Marry a Millionaire, the lion's share of scoring duties fell to Fox workhorse Cyril Mockridge, a veteran composer and arranger responsible for many of the most memorable renditions of Alfred Newman's themes. This beautifully remastered album is a testament to a great time that never was or never will be again. Just a sampling of his work as a composer includes How Green Was My Valley, Captain From Castile, , The Robe and The Diary of Anne Frank.
Officially, was the lead composer as well as music director on How to Marry a Millionaire in collaboration with 20th Century-Fox staff composer. The 69+ minutes of music is so very enjoyable. The costume design was by. Acosta, Myer Bello, Donald A. Alfred Newman and Cyril Mockridge provide a swingin' score based on original material and standards from the great american songbook.
Whatever the sources, it all works as background music to this frothy romantic comedy, flowing in smooth and sophisticated fashion off the screen. The booklet contains complete breakdowns of the songwriters represented and the orchestrators and arrangers utilized: Edward Powell, Bernard Mayers, Alexander Courage, Leo Arnaud and the legendary Nelson Riddle, who contributed several big band charts. Luckily, when she takes a plane from to meet him, she misreads for on an airport sign and ends up on the wrong plane. The film starred , and. The orchestra appears throughout in wide shots and there are no closeups of any of the players, nor of Newman. How wonderful to relive these wonderful movies with such great music.
If you are into swingin' scores from the 1950s and 1960s, you should definitely not let this go. Movie History: A Survey: Second Edition 2 ed. He is nursed back to health with the help of Loco. When money is tight, Schatze pawns some of Freddie's furniture, without his knowledge. She attempts to leave, but has to stay due to the trains not able to come till the next day. The screenplay was based on the plays The Greeks Had a Word for It by and Loco by Dale Eunson and Katherine Albert.
The score was composed and directed by , with incidental music by. The booklet contains complete breakdowns of the songwriters represented and the orchestrators and arrangers utilized. In order to introduce CinemaScope's wide image and stereophonic sound, Alfred Newman conducted the tuxedo-clad Fox orchestra on-screen in a 5:36 suite from his 1931 score to Street Scene—the quintessential New York movie tune. Neumann, Alex Pierce, Joseph Quadri, David Selmont, Paul C. Highly enjoyable, and at a great price too! All you guys who don't already have it.