The Sound of Hollywood
Year: 2009
Run-Time: 1 x 50 min.

Directed by Jacob Groll

A co-production of ORF/3sat and WEGA film

Languages: German (ORIGINAL) , English (DUBBED)
Format: 16:9

The Sound of Hollywood

Der Klang Hollywoods - Max Steiner und seine Erben

This documentary uses previously unpublished materials and contemporary witnesses to tell the story of the astonishing career of composer Max Steiner.Shaped by the musical world of Vienna, Max Steiner brought the music of Richard Strauss and Gustav Mahler to Hollywood, where he established a new musical genre for the nascent «talkies»:symphonic film music.He produced musical scores for over 300 films, including classics such as «Gone with the Wind» and «Casablanca», was recognised with three Oscars and still has an influence on film music composers - such as the Austrian composer Gerrit Wunder - today.

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