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Hugo Friedhofer: The Best Years of His Life

A Hollywood Master of Music for the Movies (The Scarecrow Filmmakers Series)

by Linda Danly

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by The Scarecrow Press, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: film, television & music,
  • Composers & musicians,
  • Films, cinema,
  • 20th century,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Entertainment & Performing Arts,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11321033M
    ISBN 100810844788
    ISBN 109780810844780

    Linda taught "The History of Film Music" at University of Southern California for five years, and is editor of the book, "Hugo Friedhofer: The Best Years of His Life" (see Resources & Links). Judie Gregg Rosenman, Vice President. Long before she began a career in the entertainment business – as a studio executive, casting director, writer and.   Hugo Friedhofer: The Best Years of His Life, A Hollywood Master for the Movies. Oral History, Ibid. Quotes from letter dated J from Hugo Friedhofer, North Bronson Avenue, Hollywood, CA to Charles Boyer Esq., East th Street, Bronx, New York. Charles Boyer Papers, MSS Box 3 Folders , L. Tom Perry Special.

      About The Best Years of Our Lives. William Wyler's The Best Years of Our Lives () tells the story of three veterans returning from World War II and adjusting to civilian life in a manner unusual for classical Hollywood cinema, with melodrama leavened by authentic detail, personal memories and a fierce desire to capture its historical moment.   William Wyler's The Best Years of Our Lives () tells the story of three veterans returbaning from World War II and adjusting to civilian life in a manner unusual for classical Hollywood cinema, with melodrama leavened by authentic detail, personal memories and a fierce desire to capture its historical : BFI Publishing.

    The story is true today as it was back then. This B&W film garnered 8 Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Screenplay, Best Score, Best Film Editing, and a special Oscar to Harold Russell, a real life soldier who lost his hands in the war and played himself in the film/5(12).   Kobo featured book, London Book Fair Seal of Excellence for Outstanding Independent Fiction, Awesome Indies Underground Book Reviews Top Summer Read League of Extraordinary Authors Top 10 Indie Elite Multi-Story Pick of the Month March and October Alliance of Independent Authors Book of the Month, January


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Hugo Friedhofer: The Best Years of His Life surveys the impressive career of one of Hollywood's extraordinary composers of music for the movies. Friedhofer became the leading orchestrator for Max Steiner, Erich Wolfgang Korngold, and Alfred Newman soon after his Cited by: 4.

Hugo Friedhofer: The Best Years of His Life surveys the impressive career of one of Hollywood's extraordinary composers of music for the movies. Friedhofer became the leading orchestrator for Max Steiner, Erich Wolfgang Korngold, and Alfred Newman soon after his 5/5(2).

A survey of the impressive career of Hugo Friedhofer, composer for Hollywood movies. His life is examined through essays, personal letters, and interviews with film historians and friends of.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Scarecrow Filmmakers: Hugo Friedhofer: The Best Years of His Life - A Hollywood Master of Music for the Movies 66 by Linda Danly (, Paperback, Reprint) at the best online prices at. The book also contains: an introduction by Tony Thomas; "A Portrait of Hugo Friedhofer" by Linda Danly; reproductions of Friedhofer's correspondence with film music columnist Page Cook; an "Epilogue" by Gene Lees; an "In Memoriam" by.

I collect sound tracks and film score recordings and agree with critics that Hugo Friedhofer's score to the classic movie "The Best Years of our Lives" is the perfect film score.

Nowadays Best Years of our Lives is best known for being the film that beat out "It's a /5(17). Hugo Friedhofer. DVD and Book. DVD: THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES. Recommended Book The Art of Film Music by George Burt Northeastern University Press, Detailed description with score examples of THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES, pages Essential Film Scores.

THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES is listed in the Top 10 of the. Hugo Friedhofer: the best years of his life: a Hollywood master of music for the movies by Linda Danly (Book); Arranging and composing film music by Hugo Friedhofer (Book); Friedhofer.

The Best Years of Our Lives (aka Glory for Me and Home Again) is a American drama film directed by William Wyler, and starring Myrna Loy, Fredric March, Dana Andrews, Teresa Wright, Virginia Mayo, and Harold film is about three United States servicemen re-adjusting to civilian life after coming home from World War II.

Samuel Goldwyn was inspired to produce Based on: Glory for Me, novella, by MacKinlay. According to the long interview that Friedhofer had with Linda Danly in her fine book “Hugo Friedhofer: The Best Years of His Life: A Hollywood Master of Music for the Movies “, when it came time for Friedhofer to score White Feather, Alfred Newman said in essence “ why knock yourself out.

Just reuse your score to Broken Arrow!”. Film in Focus No. 1: THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES. and. Hugo Friedhofer's film score Searingly poignant and joyously tender, William Wyler’s production of THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES remains a soaring testament to the sacrifice and heroism of “the greatest generation,” returning home to the uneasy reality they’d fought to preserve and protect.

THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES and Hugo Friedhofer’s film score Searingly poignant and joyously tender, William Wyler’s production of THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES remains a soaring testament to the sacrifice and heroism of “the greatest generation,” returning home to the uneasy reality they’d fought to preserve and protect.

A prolific composer, Hugo Friedhofer had a career that spanned early silent film through the sound era, into the s. Friedhofer became the leading orchestrator for Max Steiner, Erich Wolfgang Korngold and Alfred Newman soon after his arrival in Hollywood.

He went on to compose music for over films, earning 9 Oscar nominations and receiving the award for. In his oral history interview for The American Film Institute (reprinted in the book 'Hugo Friedhofer: The Best Years of His Life', Scarecrow Press, ) Hugo Friedhofer described the music by R.H.

Bassett composed for this film as "beautiful, outstanding a truly. Hugo Friedhofer: The Best Years of His Life Friedhofer's life is examined through essays, personal letters, and interviews with film historians and friends of the composer.

The largest contribution is by Friedhofer himself in the form of an oral history conducted by Irene Kahn Atkins in for the American Film Institute. Paperback or Softback.

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Karyl thinks Hugo always felt guilty about being German because of World Wars I and II. His father, Paul Friedhofer, was a German-American cellist who studied in Germany, where he met Hugo's mother, a singer training at the Dresden Opera. Hugo Wilhelm Friedhofer was born in San Francisco May 3, Author: Steven Cerra.

Own a piece of history. "Apo" our hardcover book about the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, has been released. Order for $ I just looked at the BEST YEARS chapter in Jan Herman's biography of William Wyler and I cannot find a quote or any text about the director's displeasure with the score.

I'm certain I read it in this book, but it's not where I thought it was and the index only has one citation for Hugo Friedhofer, which is a mention of his Oscar win for the music.

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The Best Years of Our Lives Blu-ray Warner Home Video / B&W / flat full frame / Street Date November 5, / Starring Fredric March, Myrna Loy, Dana Andrews, Teresa Wright, Cathy O'Donnell, Harold Russell, Virginia Mayo, Hoagy Carmichael, Gladys George, Roman Bohnen, Ray Collins, Steve Cochran.

Cinematography Gregg Toland Art Direction .Hugo Friedhofer: The Best Years of His Life: A Hollywood Master of Music for the Movies, edited by Linda Danly.

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The Emerging Film Composer, by Richard Bellis. The Best Years of Our Lives was the first major Hollywood production to deal with the problems faced by veterans returning from World War II. At the time, most producers thought the war-weary public was more interested in escapist entertainment, but Goldwyn proved them wrong by turning this into the top-grossing picture of the decade.