Name required. Mail will not be published required. Happy Birthday, Dana Andrews! Posted on January 1,am, by Ivan G. Shreve, Jr. Comment RSS Trackback. A says:. January 1, at pm. Fallen Angel has all the classic noir ingredients — a down-at-the-heels drifter, a sultry siren that men will do anything for, an innocent nice girl, a tough cop, and various other archetypes. Additionally, Raksin provides his usual expert background score, beginning with a nervous, bustling, and exciting main title and continuing through a series of wonderful cues.
I'm sure there are cd's out there dedicated to noir. You probably would have to search amazon or some where online though. Another recording that's a classic "L. Noir song" is "Malibu" by Benny Carter from If you're a noir buff like me, you'll love this recording.
I see a big difference between movie soundtrack or title theme; and the typical jazz or blues you might hear in the background of a noir flick. The greater diversity is in the latter, I think it's safe to say. For example, when Edmond O'Brien enters the dive-bar to find Dum-Dum in ' the Killers ' there's a wild piano playing in the background as Dum-Dum gets set to make his break.
This rapid-fire tune would never be the 'theme music' for such a movie; but its superb right where it is; in the background, painting the landscape of the story. Same thing goes for Elisha Cook Jr. Webb was a lifelong fan of jazz started out as a DJ and carefully assembled a live band to play custom music especially intended for the production.
The series is set in Kansas City during Prohibition; and dixieland jazz is featured in each episode. Fans were agog; audiences tuned in as much for the music Laura - Various - Film Noir (CD) for the gut-busting storylines.
You need to be a member in order to leave a comment. Sign up for a new account in our community. The movie received a broadly positive review in The New York Times, in which Janet Maslin called the ending of the film "dumb", but otherwise liked it.
She wrote of it: "It's the cleverness of Eyes of Laura Mars that counts, cleverness that manifests itself in superlative casting, drily controlled direction from Irvin Kershner, and spectacular settings Laura - Various - Film Noir (CD) turn New York into the kind of eerie, lavish dreamland that Laura - Various - Film Noir (CD) exist only in the idle noodlings of the very, very hip.
The site's critics' consensus states: " Eyes of Laura Mars hints at interesting possibilities, but they're frittered away by a predictable story that settles for superficial thrills. George Lucas hired director Kershner for The Empire Strikes Back because he was impressed after seeing a rough cut of the film. The side two reprise version does contain instrumentation from the film score at the beginning and during the first sections of the song, which is featured in its entirety.
Track 3 opens with Barbra singing the first four lines from 'Prisoner' with a sparse, spooky film score backing. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from The Eyes of Laura Mars. Columbia Pictures. Release date. August 2, Running time. This section does not cite any sources. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources.
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